The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £128 £91 £350
% change year-on-year
+39.72% -73.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -23.52%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
298 161 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.16% 26.48% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 84 111
Average daily rate £363 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £169 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 7 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.30 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PDA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PDA.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Maximo
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Maximo Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos