Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 6 months to 20 November 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 > Renfrewshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 63 35
Contract jobs citing PDA 0 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 0.73% 6.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.35% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 14
Renfrewshire median daily rate - £260 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.10% -12.50%
Scotland median daily rate £90 £260 £300
% change year-on-year -65.38% -13.33% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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

All Generic IT Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 26 223 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 29.89% 54.13% 68.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 182 100
Renfrewshire median daily rate £290 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.77% -1.52% -4.35%
10th Percentile £108 £261 £263
90th Percentile £341 £440 £433
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Renfrewshire median hourly rate £13.00 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.05% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PDA in Renfrewshire

PDA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PDA in Renfrewshire