The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cardiff region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £105
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £353 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.98% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £18.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-33.78% +23.33%
Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
68 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.84% 25.00% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 20
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £193 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
PDA
South Wales

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff