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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £28.71
% change year-on-year
+0.24% +41.06%
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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
62 97 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 72.94% 87.39% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 20
Average daily rate £430 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £440 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 6
Average hourly rate £30.52 £23.15 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.83% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £18.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.50 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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