Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 140 143
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.31% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
East Midlands median daily rate - £293 -
England median daily rate £400 £416 £363
% change year-on-year -3.85% +14.76% -14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £10.50
England median hourly rate £16.75 £20.90 £16.03
% change year-on-year -19.84% +30.39% -2.88%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 671 845 856
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.94% 26.40% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 555 537
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £200 £167
90th Percentile £541 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 32
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.20 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -29.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.79 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.50 £42.88 £60.00
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the East Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in the East Midlands

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in the East Midlands