The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - - 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £319 £150
% change year-on-year
-59.21% +112.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.57 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -31.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 109 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 48.67% 51.42% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 86 160
Average daily rate £320 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £375 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £704 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PDA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf