Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 6 months to 20 November 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 30 42
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 1 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.34% 3.18% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 4.23% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Dorset median daily rate £340 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.10% +11.79% +64.71%
10th Percentile £320 £356 £325
90th Percentile £360 £560 £388
South West median daily rate £369 £390 £368
% change year-on-year -5.45% +6.12% +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 241 331 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.42% 75.23% 75.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 239 183
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £206 £231 £231
90th Percentile £503 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.68 £14.25 £24.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.77
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Dorset

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Dorset

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Poole 0 1 £340 -6.21%
Data Protection
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting