Period
to 19 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 19 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 558 479
Rank change year-on-year +308 -79 +46
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 436 82 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.06% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 0.49% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 56 95
London median daily rate £575 £441 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.31% -7.11% -5.00%
10th Percentile £406 £263 £178
90th Percentile £725 £613 £713
England median daily rate £525 £423 £475
% change year-on-year +24.26% -11.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
London median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £16.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +49.53% +6.12%
England median hourly rate £29.96 £20.00 £16.05
% change year-on-year +49.80% +24.61% +9.74%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14,466 16,578 15,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 35.19% 35.89% 36.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,155 11,769 10,829
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +0.90% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £700 £700 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 269 232
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £21.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.89% +2.51% +9.75%
10th Percentile £13.45 £13.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.10 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.63 £22.42 £19.66
% change year-on-year -8.01% +14.04% -1.70%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in London over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in London over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London +85 77 £600 +33.33% 30
West London +46 26 £500 -9.09% 5
South London +29 9 £550 +86.44% 1
East London +16 7 £238 -47.11% 2
North London -4 2 £425 -10.53% 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 436 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 148 (33.94%) Finance
3 147 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (19.72%) JavaScript
5 81 (18.58%) Java
5 81 (18.58%) Python
6 75 (17.20%) Banking
7 71 (16.28%) TDD
7 71 (16.28%) Front Office
8 67 (15.37%) SQL
9 61 (13.99%) C#
10 56 (12.84%) React
11 51 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
12 50 (11.47%) .NET
13 49 (11.24%) AngularJS
14 47 (10.78%) Software Engineering
15 39 (8.94%) DevOps
16 38 (8.72%) Big Data
17 35 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
18 34 (7.80%) Migration
19 33 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
20 32 (7.34%) Docker
20 32 (7.34%) HTML
21 31 (7.11%) Windows
21 31 (7.11%) Test Automation
22 30 (6.88%) SQL Server
22 30 (6.88%) Microsoft
23 29 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
23 29 (6.65%) Ansible
24 28 (6.42%) Analytical Skills

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 14 (3.21%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.61%) Apache
3 7 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.92%) Jetty
5 4 (0.92%) SAS
6 2 (0.46%) Confluence
6 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.23%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.23%) Mule
7 1 (0.23%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (3.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) Sketch
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.23%) InVision
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.92%) Endur
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (1.61%) Office 365
4 7 (1.61%) Serverless
5 6 (1.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.38%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.38%) SaaS
6 5 (1.15%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.46%) GitHub
8 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.52%) Firewall
2 9 (2.06%) HTTP
3 6 (1.38%) Internet
3 6 (1.38%) Network Security
3 6 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.92%) VPN
6 2 (0.46%) FTP
6 2 (0.46%) SAN
6 2 (0.46%) Skype
6 2 (0.46%) SMTP
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.23%) Modbus
7 1 (0.23%) NAS
7 1 (0.23%) Profibus
7 1 (0.23%) SSH
7 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.72%) Big Data
2 30 (6.88%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.98%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.29%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.29%) MySQL
5 9 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.06%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.38%) Power BI
7 6 (1.38%) Redis
8 5 (1.15%) BigQuery
8 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.92%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.69%) KDB
10 3 (0.69%) QlikView
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.67%) JIRA
2 15 (3.44%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.29%) webpack
5 8 (1.83%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.38%) Selenium
6 6 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (1.15%) Gradle
7 5 (1.15%) Maven
7 5 (1.15%) NUnit
8 4 (0.92%) JUnit
8 4 (0.92%) Mockito
8 4 (0.92%) Subversion
9 3 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.69%) Babel
9 3 (0.69%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.46%) JMeter
11 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket Server
11 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.23%) WebLOAD
General
1 148 (33.94%) Finance
2 75 (17.20%) Banking
3 71 (16.28%) Front Office
4 27 (6.19%) Financial Institution
5 24 (5.50%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.98%) Legal
7 6 (1.38%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.15%) Publishing
9 4 (0.92%) Billing
9 4 (0.92%) Marketing
10 3 (0.69%) Back Office
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.23%) Retail
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 190 (43.58%) Developer
2 46 (10.55%) Java Developer
3 44 (10.09%) Analyst
4 43 (9.86%) C# Developer
5 40 (9.17%) Senior Developer
6 28 (6.42%) Python Developer
7 24 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (5.28%) .NET Developer
9 22 (5.05%) Architect
9 22 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.90%) Business Analyst
11 17 (3.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 16 (3.67%) React Developer
13 15 (3.44%) Full Stack Developer
14 12 (2.75%) Consultant
14 12 (2.75%) Front Office Developer
14 12 (2.75%) Project Manager
14 12 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (2.52%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.84%) React
2 50 (11.47%) .NET
3 49 (11.24%) AngularJS
4 32 (7.34%) HTML
5 26 (5.96%) Node.js
6 25 (5.73%) CSS
7 22 (5.05%) Angular 2
8 15 (3.44%) RESTful
9 14 (3.21%) .NET Core
9 14 (3.21%) Spring
10 13 (2.98%) Kafka
11 12 (2.75%) ASP.NET
11 12 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (2.75%) HTML5
11 12 (2.75%) REST
12 11 (2.52%) Redux
13 9 (2.06%) WPF
14 8 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (1.83%) Middleware
14 8 (1.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (5.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (3.90%) Equities
4 16 (3.67%) Derivative
4 16 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
6 13 (2.98%) Freedom of Information
6 13 (2.98%) Freedom of Information Act
7 11 (2.52%) Market Risk
8 9 (2.06%) Fixed Income
8 9 (2.06%) Hedge funds
8 9 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.06%) User Experience
9 8 (1.83%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.61%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.92%) CESG
13 4 (0.92%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.11%) Windows
2 23 (5.28%) Linux
3 16 (3.67%) Unix
4 10 (2.29%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.15%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.92%) Android
9 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 147 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (16.28%) TDD
4 47 (10.78%) Software Engineering
5 39 (8.94%) DevOps
6 34 (7.80%) Migration
7 33 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (7.11%) Test Automation
9 29 (6.65%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (6.19%) Analytics
10 27 (6.19%) Scrum
11 24 (5.50%) Multithreading
12 21 (4.82%) SDLC
13 20 (4.59%) OO
14 19 (4.36%) Low Latency
14 19 (4.36%) Microservices
15 14 (3.21%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (3.21%) Infrastructure as Code
16 13 (2.98%) Fintech
16 13 (2.98%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (19.72%) JavaScript
2 81 (18.58%) Java
2 81 (18.58%) Python
3 67 (15.37%) SQL
4 61 (13.99%) C#
5 21 (4.82%) C++
6 19 (4.36%) ES6
6 19 (4.36%) TypeScript
7 18 (4.13%) PowerShell
7 18 (4.13%) Scala
8 17 (3.90%) Perl
9 9 (2.06%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.06%) VBA
10 8 (1.83%) Groovy
10 8 (1.83%) Java 8
10 8 (1.83%) Ruby
11 6 (1.38%) Go
12 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (3.67%) Degree
2 6 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.15%) PhD
4 3 (0.69%) CISSP
5 2 (0.46%) CISM
5 2 (0.46%) GIAC
5 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) CCNA
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.23%) ECDL
6 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.23%) MCSA
6 1 (0.23%) MCSE
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.29%) GDPR
1 10 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (1.61%) QA
3 3 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.69%) NIST
4 1 (0.23%) Basel II
4 1 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.23%) IFRS
4 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 32 (7.34%) Docker
2 8 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Firmware
4 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (6.65%) Ansible
2 27 (6.19%) Kubernetes
2 27 (6.19%) Terraform
3 6 (1.38%) SCCM
4 5 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.15%) Puppet
5 3 (0.69%) SCOM
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.46%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.46%) Consul
6 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.23%) Grafana
7 1 (0.23%) Istio
7 1 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.23%) logstash
7 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.23%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.23%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 30 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.21%) Oracle
3 11 (2.52%) Google
4 9 (2.06%) Tableau
5 5 (1.15%) Cisco
5 5 (1.15%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.15%) VMware
6 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.92%) Sybase
7 3 (0.69%) Calypso
7 3 (0.69%) Citrix
7 3 (0.69%) Darktrace
7 3 (0.69%) MuleSoft
7 3 (0.69%) OpenLink
7 3 (0.69%) Palo Alto
7 3 (0.69%) Proofpoint
7 3 (0.69%) SAP
7 3 (0.69%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.69%) Splunk
8 2 (0.46%) Arista