Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 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.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 85 112 152
Rank change year-on-year +27 +40 +49
Contract jobs citing GDPR 108 14 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.70% 0.69% 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.48% 5.91% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 11 38
10th Percentile £413 £388 £362
25th Percentile £511 £414 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £488 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +10.53%
75th Percentile £590 £519 £590
90th Percentile £660 £538 £679
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +23.53%

GDPR is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 618 237 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.45% 11.61% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 155 395
10th Percentile £350 £321 £300
25th Percentile £450 £411 £367
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% -2.31%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
10th Percentile £19.00 £14.70 -
25th Percentile £28.00 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate £45.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +127.50% +21.21% -13.16%
75th Percentile £61.38 £22.25 -
90th Percentile £62.05 £22.40 -
Central London median hourly rate £45.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +127.50% +21.21% -13.16%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the City of London

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GDPR in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for GDPR in the City of London

GDPR
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GDPR in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for GDPR in the City of London

GDPR
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 GDPR within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. 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 £525 -
GDPR
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing GDPR 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 GDPR.

1 96 (88.89%) Finance
2 81 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 80 (74.07%) Legal
4 77 (71.30%) Financial Institution
4 77 (71.30%) Hedge funds
5 60 (55.56%) Social Skills
6 52 (48.15%) AOP
7 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (34.26%) AWS
9 36 (33.33%) Azure
10 30 (27.78%) DevOps
11 27 (25.00%) Terraform
12 26 (24.07%) Kubernetes
13 23 (21.30%) Python
14 22 (20.37%) Docker
15 19 (17.59%) GCP
15 19 (17.59%) Scrum
16 18 (16.67%) Microservices
16 18 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 18 (16.67%) Serverless
16 18 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
17 17 (15.74%) Analytics
17 17 (15.74%) Ansible
17 17 (15.74%) Banking
18 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
18 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (13.89%) Java
19 15 (13.89%) SQL
19 15 (13.89%) Git (software)
20 14 (12.96%) Information Security

GDPR
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 4 (3.70%) Confluence
2 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.85%) Camunda
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 37 (34.26%) AWS
2 36 (33.33%) Azure
3 19 (17.59%) GCP
4 18 (16.67%) Serverless
5 12 (11.11%) GitHub
6 10 (9.26%) PaaS
7 6 (5.56%) Amazon S3
7 6 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (4.63%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (4.63%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (4.63%) GitHub Actions
8 5 (4.63%) IaaS
8 5 (4.63%) SaaS
9 4 (3.70%) Apigee
9 4 (3.70%) AWS CodeBuild
9 4 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
9 4 (3.70%) OpenShift
10 3 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (2.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) Internet
2 6 (5.56%) VPN
3 5 (4.63%) Wireless
4 3 (2.78%) DNS
4 3 (2.78%) Firewall
4 3 (2.78%) NAS
4 3 (2.78%) SAN
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) Big Data
2 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.63%) Data Lake
3 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.70%) BigQuery
4 4 (3.70%) Metadata
5 3 (2.78%) Tableau
6 2 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.85%) Bigtable
6 2 (1.85%) Cloudera CDH
6 2 (1.85%) DB2
6 2 (1.85%) Delta Lake
6 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.85%) Power BI
6 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.93%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (4.63%) JIRA
5 4 (3.70%) GitLab
6 3 (2.78%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.78%) git-flow
6 3 (2.78%) Maven
6 3 (2.78%) Protractor
6 3 (2.78%) Selenium
6 3 (2.78%) Subversion
7 2 (1.85%) Spinnaker
7 2 (1.85%) webpack
8 1 (0.93%) kappa
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 96 (88.89%) Finance
2 80 (74.07%) Legal
3 77 (71.30%) Financial Institution
4 60 (55.56%) Social Skills
5 17 (15.74%) Banking
6 16 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (9.26%) Influencing Skills
8 6 (5.56%) Billing
8 6 (5.56%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (4.63%) Retail
10 3 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (2.78%) Front Office
11 1 (0.93%) Back Office
11 1 (0.93%) International Banking
11 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.93%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (25.00%) Architect
2 13 (12.04%) Consultant
3 11 (10.19%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Analyst
4 10 (9.26%) Developer
4 10 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Cloud Consultant
7 7 (6.48%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) AWS Architect
9 4 (3.70%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) RESTful
1 4 (3.70%) Web Services
2 3 (2.78%) ARM Templates
2 3 (2.78%) CSS
2 3 (2.78%) Gherkin
2 3 (2.78%) HTML
2 3 (2.78%) Kafka
2 3 (2.78%) pytest
2 3 (2.78%) React
2 3 (2.78%) SQLAlchemy
2 3 (2.78%) Visualforce
2 3 (2.78%) XML
3 2 (1.85%) .NET
3 2 (1.85%) Azure Blueprints
3 2 (1.85%) Enzyme
3 2 (1.85%) JSON
3 2 (1.85%) Node.js
3 2 (1.85%) Redux
4 1 (0.93%) J2EE
4 1 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (71.30%) Hedge funds
2 13 (12.04%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 9 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
5 8 (7.41%) Cloud Native
6 5 (4.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.70%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.70%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.78%) CMDB
8 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.85%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.85%) User Experience
10 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.93%) Clustering
10 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.11%) Windows
2 10 (9.26%) Linux
3 5 (4.63%) Unix
3 5 (4.63%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) CentOS
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
4 1 (0.93%) SUSE
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 52 (48.15%) AOP
3 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (27.78%) DevOps
5 19 (17.59%) Scrum
6 18 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
6 18 (16.67%) Microservices
7 17 (15.74%) Analytics
8 14 (12.96%) Information Security
8 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (12.04%) Decision-Making
10 12 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
10 12 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (10.19%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (10.19%) Data Security
12 10 (9.26%) Configuration Management
13 9 (8.33%) Migration
13 9 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
14 8 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
14 8 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.30%) Python
2 15 (13.89%) Java
2 15 (13.89%) SQL
3 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.19%) Bash
5 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (7.41%) Groovy
7 4 (3.70%) C++
8 3 (2.78%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.78%) C
9 2 (1.85%) C#
9 2 (1.85%) R
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.93%) Scala
10 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 6 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 5 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.70%) CISSP
5 3 (2.78%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.85%) RHCA
7 1 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.93%) ACCA
7 1 (0.93%) CIMA
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.93%) CISM
7 1 (0.93%) CRISC
7 1 (0.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 10 (9.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.56%) COBIT
3 6 (5.56%) Data Quality
4 5 (4.63%) SLA
5 3 (2.78%) QA
6 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.93%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.93%) GRC
7 1 (0.93%) IFRS
7 1 (0.93%) NCSC
7 1 (0.93%) NIST
7 1 (0.93%) PSD2
7 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (20.37%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) KVM
3 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.93%) NFS
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.93%) Veritas File System
5 1 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (25.00%) Terraform
2 26 (24.07%) Kubernetes
3 17 (15.74%) Ansible
4 6 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.78%) Packer
5 3 (2.78%) Puppet
6 2 (1.85%) Istio
7 1 (0.93%) CASB
7 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.93%) Grafana
7 1 (0.93%) Icinga
7 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.93%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.93%) QRadar
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.93%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) Google
3 6 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle
5 4 (3.70%) SAP
5 4 (3.70%) Splunk
6 3 (2.78%) AppDynamics
6 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.85%) Charles River
7 2 (1.85%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.85%) Databricks
7 2 (1.85%) IBM
7 2 (1.85%) Pega
7 2 (1.85%) Qualys
7 2 (1.85%) VMware
8 1 (0.93%) Altiris
8 1 (0.93%) EMC
8 1 (0.93%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.93%) Serena