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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.09% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.43 £46.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-16.46% +35.29%
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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
83 82 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.17% 70.09% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 26
Average daily rate £435 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £440 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 5
Average hourly rate £31.92 £22.83 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.82% -1.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.19 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £23.15 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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