Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for SOAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOAP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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.

Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP)
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing SOAP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston - - 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Preston median daily rate - - £500
Lancashire median daily rate £308 £218 £396
% change year-on-year +41.38% -45.11% +37.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Preston median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

SOAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 15.57% 24.63% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 20
Preston median daily rate £425 £330 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -21.89% -0.59%
10th Percentile £330 £270 £210
90th Percentile £565 £447 £575
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £366 £425
% change year-on-year +9.22% -13.82% +20.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -23.78% +69.42%
10th Percentile £39.13 £24.50 £30.10
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.18 £47.33
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +13.73%

SOAP
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing SOAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for SOAP in Preston

SOAP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOAP in Preston

SOAP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SOAP in Preston