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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 112 105 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.11% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.44% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate £245 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 - £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £325 £353
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+81.13% -8.62%
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
535 458 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.74% 26.14% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 289 232
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.35 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.55% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £10.30 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Data Protection Act Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -17 2 £375 - 1
Data Protection Act
Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) B2B
4 2 (33.33%) B2C
4 2 (33.33%) OLTP
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) OLAP
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 2 (33.33%) Extranet
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) WF
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Extranet
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) OLAP
1 2 (33.33%) OLTP
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) WF
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) B2B
3 2 (33.33%) B2C
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft