The table below looks at the statistics for PDCA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDCA over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing PDCA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
PDCA
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
53 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 69.74% 81.00% 84.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 49 18
Median daily rate £368 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 18
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.30 £18.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%