The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - 15 25
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 6.35% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 8.51% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £300 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+22.88% -8.66%
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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
67 47 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 69.07% 74.60% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 67
Average daily rate £423 £300 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £226 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £340 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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