The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
SOA
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
29 67 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 61.70% 70.53% 83.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 45
Median daily rate £368 £458 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.67% -3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 7
Median hourly rate £39.75 £34.95 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.73% +39.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £30.15 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Preston region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Preston

SOA
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for SOA.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SOA Architect
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM