Period
to 25 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 25 August 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 248 230
Rank change year-on-year +95 -18 +6
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 99 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.56% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.70% 0.32% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 7 15
City of London median daily rate £600 £400 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -38.46% +73.33%
10th Percentile £425 £351 £505
90th Percentile £729 £493 £825
Central London median daily rate £600 £438 £619
% change year-on-year +37.14% -29.29% +41.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £13.00 - £36.31

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,106 2,834 2,734
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.23% 40.27% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,562 2,167 2,056
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £722 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 55 30
City of London median hourly rate £20.92 £19.50 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.26% -7.82% +11.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.69 £12.73
90th Percentile £56.20 £37.92 £33.36
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.85
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.45% -0.79%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
London Bridge - 1 £450 -
Data Protection Act
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 99 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 43 (43.43%) Finance
3 38 (38.38%) Front Office
4 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (31.31%) Banking
6 28 (28.28%) Java
7 25 (25.25%) C#
8 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
9 17 (17.17%) AngularJS
10 15 (15.15%) TDD
10 15 (15.15%) .NET
11 14 (14.14%) React
11 14 (14.14%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (13.13%) SQL
13 12 (12.12%) Financial Institution
13 12 (12.12%) Migration
14 11 (11.11%) Equities
14 11 (11.11%) HTML
15 10 (10.10%) Azure
16 9 (9.09%) VBA
16 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
16 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 9 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (8.08%) Derivative
17 8 (8.08%) Investment Banking
17 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
17 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (8.08%) CSS
17 8 (8.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 8 (8.08%) Scala

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (1.01%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.01%) Drupal
1 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.01%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.10%) Azure
2 7 (7.07%) GCP
3 6 (6.06%) AWS
3 6 (6.06%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.02%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.02%) Serverless
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) Big Data
1 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) Power BI
3 3 (3.03%) DB2
3 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.02%) QlikView
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) OLAP
5 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.01%) Redis
5 1 (1.01%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) NUnit
2 4 (4.04%) JIRA
3 3 (3.03%) webpack
4 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.02%) Selenium
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) Mockito
5 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 43 (43.43%) Finance
2 38 (38.38%) Front Office
3 31 (31.31%) Banking
4 12 (12.12%) Financial Institution
5 8 (8.08%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.02%) Billing
8 1 (1.01%) Publishing
8 1 (1.01%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (53.54%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) C# Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Business Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Senior Developer
5 8 (8.08%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Front Office Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Excel Developer
7 5 (5.05%) React Developer
7 5 (5.05%) VBA Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Excel VBA Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (4.04%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) AngularJS
2 15 (15.15%) .NET
3 14 (14.14%) React
4 11 (11.11%) HTML
5 8 (8.08%) Angular 2
5 8 (8.08%) CSS
6 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (7.07%) Kafka
7 5 (5.05%) Hibernate
7 5 (5.05%) Spring
8 4 (4.04%) .NET Core
8 4 (4.04%) HTML5
8 4 (4.04%) Node.js
8 4 (4.04%) RESTful
9 3 (3.03%) Autofac
9 3 (3.03%) CSS3
9 3 (3.03%) MediatR
9 3 (3.03%) Redux
9 3 (3.03%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (11.11%) Equities
3 9 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (8.08%) Derivative
4 8 (8.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.05%) Market Risk
6 4 (4.04%) Fixed Income
7 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.02%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (2.02%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.01%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Android
2 3 (3.03%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 35 (35.35%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.15%) TDD
4 12 (12.12%) Migration
5 8 (8.08%) DevOps
5 8 (8.08%) Software Engineering
5 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.06%) Scrum
6 6 (6.06%) Time Management
7 5 (5.05%) CRM
7 5 (5.05%) Kanban
7 5 (5.05%) OO
7 5 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (5.05%) SOLID
7 5 (5.05%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.04%) Digital Banking
8 4 (4.04%) Functional Programming
8 4 (4.04%) Microservices
8 4 (4.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.28%) Java
2 25 (25.25%) C#
3 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.13%) SQL
5 9 (9.09%) VBA
6 8 (8.08%) Java 8
6 8 (8.08%) Scala
7 6 (6.06%) ES6
7 6 (6.06%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.03%) C++
8 3 (3.03%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (2.02%) PhD
3 1 (1.01%) CBAP
3 1 (1.01%) CCA
3 1 (1.01%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (1.01%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.02%) GDPR
3 1 (1.01%) Basel II
3 1 (1.01%) IFRS
3 1 (1.01%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) XenApp
2 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) Ansible
1 4 (4.04%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.04%) Terraform
2 1 (1.01%) Control-M
2 1 (1.01%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.01%) Netcool
2 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
2 1 (1.01%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.01%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.05%) Sybase
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
3 3 (3.03%) Splunk
3 3 (3.03%) Tableau
4 2 (2.02%) Citrix
4 2 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.01%) Dell
5 1 (1.01%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) Murex
5 1 (1.01%) VMware
5 1 (1.01%) Zoho