The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 105 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.075% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £373 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £355 £258
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +37.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -36.36%
Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
360 256 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.97% 19.32% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 135 134
Average daily rate £325 £320 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Data Protection Act
Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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Data Protection Act
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Data Protection Act 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 Act.

1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (66.67%) Information Management
2 8 (66.67%) Freedom of Information
2 8 (66.67%) Ruby
2 8 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
2 8 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Web Services
2 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (66.67%) Back Office
3 7 (58.33%) Kanban
4 6 (50.00%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) NHS
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Legal
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) ISEB
7 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) Retail

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Data Protection Act 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 Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Back Office
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Freedom of Information
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (66.67%) Information Management
2 8 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
3 7 (58.33%) Kanban
4 6 (50.00%) ETL
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
7 1 (8.33%) Business Development
7 1 (8.33%) Email Marketing
7 1 (8.33%) Data Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) CRM
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Ruby
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com