The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Protection
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 55 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £440 £170 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +158.82% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year - +5.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £12.68
% change year-on-year -31.25% +89.34%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 506 547 577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 81.09% 80.32% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 343 367
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.95 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.52% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.63 £8.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £39.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Data Protection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Birmingham

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Protection in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Birmingham

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Birmingham

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) NUnit
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) CruiseControl
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Moq
3 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Finance

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (18.18%) Sentinel
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) CruiseControl
1 3 (27.27%) Moq
1 3 (27.27%) NUnit
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (9.09%) CIO
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (27.27%) WCF
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) OOD
2 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
2 3 (27.27%) SOLID
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Conceptual Models
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CEH
1 2 (18.18%) CISM
1 2 (18.18%) CISMP
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) CRISC
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
1 2 (18.18%) GPG13
1 2 (18.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 2 (18.18%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft