Period
to 19 February 2019

The median contractor rate for an SOA Architect was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

SOA Architect
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 202 211
Contract jobs requiring an SOA Architect 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.038% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.039% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
North West median daily rate - £550 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.02% +6.41%
England median daily rate £538 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -2.27% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £52.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,436 5,069 5,549
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 95.17% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,441 3,213 3,545
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £245 £226 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 282 243
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.93% +0.17% -16.28%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.42 £52.93 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

SOA Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured SOA Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for SOA Architect in the North West

SOA Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA Architect in the North West