The table below looks at the statistics for PDCA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PDCA over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PDCA (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
Rank - - 611
Contract jobs citing PDCA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.25

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

PDCA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing PDCA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PDCA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PDCA within the UK.

PDCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK