The table below looks at the statistics for SOAP 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 SOAP over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Rank - 12 20
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 2.08% 5.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 10.00% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £320 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 10 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 18.09% 20.83% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 32
Average daily rate £500 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £202 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £320 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.34 - £12.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

SOAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SOAP Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SOAP
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOAP across the Preston region.

SOAP Daily Rate Trend in Preston

SOAP
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOAP across the Preston region.

SOAP Hourly Rate Trend in Preston