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 25 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
25 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 £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -30.95%
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
88 75 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 77.88% 72.12% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 47
Median daily rate £370 £435 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.94% +12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £295 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 11
Median hourly rate £30.25 £37.00 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +59.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.33 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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