The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 91
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £310 £180
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +72.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -19.11%
PDA
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
342 472 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 29.38% 33.62% 29.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 240 211
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 25
Median hourly rate £27.38 £36.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.48% +57.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £50.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

PDA
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

PDA Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

PDA
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

PDA Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey