The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 72 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 17 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.39% 1.01% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 1
Average daily rate
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£638 £390 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% -11.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.14%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
985 784 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.67% 79.27% 75.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 488 388
Average daily rate £375 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Data Protection
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Data Protection Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Protection
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Data Protection Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Data Protection
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Data Protection Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 22 (66.67%) Law
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Open Source
4 8 (24.24%) Agile Project Management
4 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (24.24%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
5 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
5 7 (21.21%) Puppet
5 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (18.18%) HTML
6 6 (18.18%) CSS
7 5 (15.15%) MySQL
7 5 (15.15%) CMMI
7 5 (15.15%) Java
7 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (15.15%) Ajax
7 5 (15.15%) JSON
7 5 (15.15%) COBIT
7 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Test Management
7 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
7 5 (15.15%) HTML5
7 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
7 5 (15.15%) MongoDB

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.03%) Jetty
1 1 (3.03%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
1 7 (21.21%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.03%) SaaS
1 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
1 5 (15.15%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Architect
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Programme Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Head of Architecture
3 5 (15.15%) Head of Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Database Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Head of User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Information Governance Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) CSS
3 5 (15.15%) Ajax
3 5 (15.15%) JSON
3 5 (15.15%) HTML5
3 5 (15.15%) REST
3 5 (15.15%) CSS3
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.03%) Servlets
5 1 (3.03%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Project Management
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Project Management
4 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
5 5 (15.15%) CMMI
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Test Management
6 4 (12.12%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Information Governance
9 1 (3.03%) Dependency Management
9 1 (3.03%) WFM
9 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.03%) Market Research
9 1 (3.03%) Product Management
9 1 (3.03%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (3.03%) Change Control
9 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) C++
2 4 (12.12%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Ruby
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) COBIT
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
1 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Google