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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £431 £410
% change year-on-year
+9.12% +5.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.43 £46.00
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -16.46%
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
95 82 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 75.40% 74.55% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 42
Median daily rate £375 £435 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.92 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.49% +39.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £16.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £46.30 £23.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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