The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA 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
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £271 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.07% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
PDA
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 19.25% 27.60% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 40 50
Median daily rate £356 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £249 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £12.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +186.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire