The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
South East / Hampshire
Rank - - 126
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £90 £198 £265
% change year-on-year
-54.48% -25.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
530 561 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.38% 29.04% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 360 330
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 21 37
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £56.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire