The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 112 97
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.10% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.36% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £115 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £475 £368
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +29.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.00

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
480 550 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.33% 27.82% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 379 286
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £10.50 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £21.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Data Protection Act Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) KYC
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (25.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Change Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Contingency Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) KYC
3 2 (50.00%) Operations Management
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft