Period
to 28 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 100 94
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.065% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median daily rate - - £100
West Midlands median daily rate - £240 £115
% change year-on-year - +108.70% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £18.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +5.71% -

PDA is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 380 467 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.68% 30.17% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 318 274
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £200
90th Percentile £488 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 17
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.43 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.41% +23.33% +14.50%
10th Percentile £9.28 £10.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £25.87 £38.75 £28.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £13.68 £18.00
% change year-on-year +16.96% -24.00% -7.69%

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PDA in Birmingham

PDA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PDA in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for PDA in Birmingham

PDA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PDA in Birmingham