The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £406 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.31 £22.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-49.75% +50.00%
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
52 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 26.94% 21.52% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 14
Median daily rate £475 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands