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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SOA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
- +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +84.78%
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
55 85 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 74.32% 82.52% 83.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 19
Median daily rate £374 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 17
Median hourly rate £47.50 £30.52 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.63% +22.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.35 £18.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £56.97 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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