Period
to 26 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Act (DPA)
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 277 271
Rank change year-on-year +60 -6 -29
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.068% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.36% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 14
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £413 £300 £263
90th Percentile £438 £528 £638
London median daily rate £416 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -2.12% -5.56% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £29.96 £17.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +71.20% -47.76% +109.05%

Data Protection Act is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,023 3,354 3,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 34.32% 37.33% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,464 2,454 2,743
Central London median daily rate £503 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.29% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £285 £300 £313
90th Percentile £688 £700 £713
London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 53 49
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -13.02% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.15 £36.57 £48.30
London median hourly rate £25.68 £23.32 £23.00
% change year-on-year +10.14% +1.37% +2.22%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Central London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in Central London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in Central London

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the Central London region over the 6 months to 26 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +59 4 £425 - 7
Data Protection Act
London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) Product Roadmap
2 3 (75.00%) Strategic Roadmap
2 3 (75.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) Product Roadmap
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Project Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Strategic Roadmap
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft