Period
to 28 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 97 103
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.48% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Glasgow median daily rate - £213 -
Scotland median daily rate £140 £271 £340
% change year-on-year -48.24% -20.44% +11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 447 413 513
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 34.17% 31.60% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 222 235
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £255 £176 £216
90th Percentile £449 £486 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £351
% change year-on-year - +6.90% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 29
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -20.25% +33.48%
10th Percentile £23.50 £15.75 £12.10
90th Percentile £24.50 £17.25 £68.90
Scotland median hourly rate £34.00 £38.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -11.69% +97.44% -22.00%

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for PDA in Glasgow

PDA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PDA in Glasgow

PDA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PDA in Glasgow