The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 87 75 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.083% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.11% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £420 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.14 £15.77 £9.10
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +73.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1329 937 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.01% 78.15% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 510 389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Protection also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Data Protection also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript