The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 85
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £103
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £345 £255
% change year-on-year
-47.82% +35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £13.88
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +44.14%
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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 Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
240 175 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.79% 19.40% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 98 141
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £12.62 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds