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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 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 Leeds - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £135 £110
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £13.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +1.85%
PDA
West Yorkshire

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
493 515 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.27% 30.62% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 364 196
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 8
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.48 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.61% +0.42%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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