The table below looks at the statistics for PDCA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDCA over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
Rank - 609 587
Contract jobs citing PDCA 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.002% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.25
PDCA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41645 40103 38723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 81.71% 79.12% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27844 25420 24585
Median daily rate £445 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 911 1177 1144
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

PDCA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing PDCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDCA Jobs Demand Trend in England

PDCA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PDCA Daily Rate Trend in England