The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 64 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.27% 0.36% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 1.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £298 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.95% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
-35.28% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £11.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.95% -46.59%
Data Protection Act
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
219 256 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 29.44% 31.14% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 193 162
Median daily rate £363 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £165 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 6
Median hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £38.25 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Bristol region.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Bristol region.

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Data Protection Act
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) System Testing
3 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) Information Governance

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
2 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft