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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 125 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +4
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.044% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.78% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£425 £325 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -38.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.82 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+19.50% +12.50%
Data Protection Act
Yorkshire

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
651 515 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.83% 30.93% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 321 200
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Data Protection Act
Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Extranet
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WF
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) OLTP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) WF
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft