Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 206 283 231
Rank change year-on-year +77 -52 +22
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 77 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.90% 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% 0.38% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 8 19
Central London median daily rate £600 £438 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.14% -28.57% +22.50%
10th Percentile £413 £357 £490
90th Percentile £728 £594 £800
London median daily rate £575 £433 £500
% change year-on-year +32.95% -13.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Central London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £16.05
% change year-on-year -31.25% +49.53% +6.12%

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 2,887 3,689 3,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.72% 39.46% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,140 2,782 2,240
Central London median daily rate £525 £520 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +1.71% +7.63%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £713 £675
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 36
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £17.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +12.06% -6.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.25 £12.51
90th Percentile £50.61 £43.40 £29.88
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £21.90
% change year-on-year +8.89% +2.74% +9.50%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in Central London over the 6 months to 21 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 July 2019. 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 +88 73 £600 +41.18% 22
Southwark - 1 £450 -
Data Protection Act
London

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 77 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 32 (41.56%) Front Office
3 30 (38.96%) Finance
3 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (29.87%) C#
5 21 (27.27%) Java
6 19 (24.68%) Banking
7 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
8 15 (19.48%) TDD
9 14 (18.18%) .NET
9 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 14 (18.18%) React
10 10 (12.99%) Financial Institution
10 10 (12.99%) SQL
11 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.69%) Angular 2
11 9 (11.69%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (10.39%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (10.39%) HTML
12 8 (10.39%) Equities
12 8 (10.39%) Migration
13 7 (9.09%) Scrum
13 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (9.09%) VBA
13 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
13 7 (9.09%) Derivative

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (6.49%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.60%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Big Data
2 5 (6.49%) Power BI
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) QlikView
6 1 (1.30%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) webpack
2 5 (6.49%) NUnit
3 2 (2.60%) Babel
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
4 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (41.56%) Front Office
2 30 (38.96%) Finance
3 19 (24.68%) Banking
4 10 (12.99%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.90%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.60%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) C# Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.49%) React Developer
7 5 (6.49%) VBA Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Excel Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Excel VBA Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior UI Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (3.90%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) .NET
1 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 14 (18.18%) React
2 9 (11.69%) Angular 2
3 8 (10.39%) HTML
4 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (7.79%) CSS
6 5 (6.49%) Node.js
7 4 (5.19%) .NET Core
7 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
7 4 (5.19%) HTML5
7 4 (5.19%) Kafka
7 4 (5.19%) RESTful
7 4 (5.19%) Spring
8 3 (3.90%) GraphQL
8 3 (3.90%) MediatR
8 3 (3.90%) Redux
8 3 (3.90%) REST
8 3 (3.90%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (10.39%) Equities
2 8 (10.39%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (9.09%) Derivative
3 7 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.19%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.90%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.60%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.60%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.30%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Android
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.48%) TDD
4 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.39%) Migration
6 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.09%) DevOps
6 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (6.49%) Kanban
7 5 (6.49%) OO
7 5 (6.49%) SOLID
7 5 (6.49%) Time Management
8 4 (5.19%) Analytics
8 4 (5.19%) Data Analytics
8 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.90%) CQRS
9 3 (3.90%) Front End Development
9 3 (3.90%) Functional Programming
9 3 (3.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) C#
2 21 (27.27%) Java
3 18 (23.38%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.99%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) VBA
6 6 (7.79%) ES6
6 6 (7.79%) Java 8
6 6 (7.79%) Scala
7 5 (6.49%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.60%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.60%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) CISM
2 1 (1.30%) CISSP
2 1 (1.30%) GIAC
2 1 (1.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) GDPR
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) Basel II
3 1 (1.30%) IFRS
3 1 (1.30%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.30%) NIST
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.90%) Ansible
2 3 (3.90%) Terraform
3 1 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Sybase
3 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.60%) Splunk
3 2 (2.60%) Tableau
4 1 (1.30%) Murex
4 1 (1.30%) Zoho