The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Jul 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 Peterborough - - -
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 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+42.59% +3.84%
PDA
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
29 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 29.90% 29.73% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 15
Median daily rate £350 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £210 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 7
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough