The 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £117 £225 £325
% change year-on-year
-48.00% -30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.25 £12.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -19.35%
PDA
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
162 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.50% 24.32% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 56 42
Average daily rate £325 £315 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.88 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% +36.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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