Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 52 51
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.09% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.23% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 16
Lancashire median daily rate - £550 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.58% +60.50%
North West median daily rate £438 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +9.38% -15.79% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £57.75

SOA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 477 487 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 88.17% 88.55% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 272 416
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +5.96%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £256
90th Percentile £580 £550 £551
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 66 79
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.13 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +13.33% +17.30%
10th Percentile £11.82 £17.75 £19.39
90th Percentile £52.44 £53.00 £48.46
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £36.74 £29.75
% change year-on-year -40.93% +23.49% +32.22%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing SOA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Lancashire

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SOA in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Lancashire