Period
to

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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 217 439 418
Rank change year-on-year +222 -21 +140
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 494 33 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.29% 0.14% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.72% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 24 14
10th Percentile £408 £236 £279
25th Percentile £513 £314 £353
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £388 £421
Median % change year-on-year +54.84% -7.85% -1.06%
75th Percentile £713 £438 £438
90th Percentile £775 £489 £517
England median daily rate £538 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +43.33% -21.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
10th Percentile £24.95 £14.00 -
25th Percentile £32.38 £14.12 -
Median hourly rate £46.00 £17.23 -
Median % change year-on-year +166.94% - -
75th Percentile £60.88 £21.50 -
90th Percentile £69.05 £23.50 -
England median hourly rate £24.24 £22.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.18% -37.14% +18.64%

Data Protection Act is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,292 8,280 6,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.73% 34.11% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,742 5,782 4,846
10th Percentile £400 £350 £313
25th Percentile £485 £431 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £545 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.09% +3.81% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £638
90th Percentile £800 £738 £738
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 141 113
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.06 £13.60
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.66 £18.00
Median hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £32.25
Median % change year-on-year +36.72% -0.78% +29.00%
75th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £47.75
90th Percentile £67.88 £60.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.74 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.84% +14.44% +7.14%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in London.

Daily rate trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in London.

Hourly rate trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Data Protection Act in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 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
Jobs
West London -7 5 £525 +40.00% 1
South London - 2 £525 - 1
East London -7 1 - -
Central London -43 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 494 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 138 (27.94%) Finance
3 135 (27.33%) Agile
4 98 (19.84%) Azure
4 98 (19.84%) DevOps
5 85 (17.21%) Python
6 68 (13.77%) AWS
7 63 (12.75%) Java
7 63 (12.75%) Terraform
8 62 (12.55%) Social Skills
9 61 (12.35%) CI/CD
9 61 (12.35%) Banking
10 53 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 43 (8.70%) Migration
12 42 (8.50%) SQL
12 42 (8.50%) Kubernetes
13 41 (8.30%) Ansible
14 38 (7.69%) Microsoft
15 37 (7.49%) Project Management
15 37 (7.49%) Linux
16 36 (7.29%) Jenkins
16 36 (7.29%) Value Proposition
16 36 (7.29%) Scrum
17 35 (7.09%) JIRA
18 30 (6.07%) GCP
19 29 (5.87%) Analytics
19 29 (5.87%) Google
20 27 (5.47%) GitHub
20 27 (5.47%) Infrastructure as Code
21 26 (5.26%) Windows

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 13 (2.63%) Confluence
2 3 (0.61%) IIS
3 2 (0.40%) CMS
3 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.40%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.20%) Apache
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.20%) Camunda
4 1 (0.20%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.20%) Mule
4 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.01%) InVision
4 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.61%) Sketch
6 2 (0.40%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.20%) Endur
3 1 (0.20%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.20%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.20%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 98 (19.84%) Azure
2 68 (13.77%) AWS
3 30 (6.07%) GCP
4 27 (5.47%) GitHub
5 22 (4.45%) PaaS
6 21 (4.25%) Serverless
7 18 (3.64%) IaaS
8 15 (3.04%) SaaS
9 14 (2.83%) OpenShift
10 13 (2.63%) Azure Data Factory
10 13 (2.63%) Microsoft 365
11 12 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
14 7 (1.42%) Azure Functions
15 6 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (1.21%) GitHub Actions
15 6 (1.21%) Power Platform
16 5 (1.01%) Figma
16 5 (1.01%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.43%) Firewall
2 7 (1.42%) LAN
2 7 (1.42%) WAN
3 4 (0.81%) Internet
3 4 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.61%) Broadband
4 3 (0.61%) VoIP
5 2 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (0.40%) Network Security
5 2 (0.40%) TETRA
5 2 (0.40%) VPN
6 1 (0.20%) Connectrix
6 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.20%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.20%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.24%) Data Lake
3 11 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.02%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.01%) Power BI
6 4 (0.81%) BigQuery
6 4 (0.81%) Data Mart
6 4 (0.81%) Metadata
6 4 (0.81%) Tableau
7 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.61%) Big Data
7 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.40%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.40%) MySQL
9 1 (0.20%) MS Access
9 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (7.29%) Jenkins
2 35 (7.09%) JIRA
3 26 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.23%) GitLab
5 8 (1.62%) Artifactory
6 7 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (1.21%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.21%) Spinnaker
8 5 (1.01%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.01%) Selenium
8 5 (1.01%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.81%) Android Studio
9 4 (0.81%) Gradle
9 4 (0.81%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.61%) Subversion
10 3 (0.61%) Zephyr
11 2 (0.40%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.40%) JUnit
11 2 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 138 (27.94%) Finance
2 62 (12.55%) Social Skills
3 61 (12.35%) Banking
4 20 (4.05%) Front Office
5 19 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.83%) Legal
6 14 (2.83%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.62%) Marketing
8 8 (1.62%) Presentation Skills
9 7 (1.42%) Games
10 4 (0.81%) Back Office
10 4 (0.81%) Influencing Skills
10 4 (0.81%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.81%) Retail
11 3 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.40%) Automotive
12 2 (0.40%) Local Government
12 2 (0.40%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 96 (19.43%) Developer
2 57 (11.54%) Architect
3 48 (9.72%) Analyst
4 37 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 36 (7.29%) Project Manager
6 30 (6.07%) Azure Engineer
7 28 (5.67%) Business Analyst
8 26 (5.26%) Python Developer
9 22 (4.45%) Data Engineer
9 22 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (2.83%) Azure Architect
11 12 (2.43%) Java Developer
12 11 (2.23%) C# Developer
12 11 (2.23%) Designer
12 11 (2.23%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.02%) Consultant
14 9 (1.82%) IT Manager
14 9 (1.82%) Security Engineer
14 9 (1.82%) Senior Developer
15 8 (1.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.06%) .NET
2 18 (3.64%) AngularJS
3 17 (3.44%) React
4 15 (3.04%) HTML
5 12 (2.43%) JSON
5 12 (2.43%) REST
6 11 (2.23%) Kafka
7 10 (2.02%) CSS
7 10 (2.02%) Spring
7 10 (2.02%) Web Services
8 9 (1.82%) RESTful
8 9 (1.82%) Spring Boot
8 9 (1.82%) XML
9 7 (1.42%) .NET Core
9 7 (1.42%) Node.js
10 6 (1.21%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.21%) HTML5
10 6 (1.21%) Redux
11 5 (1.01%) iOS SDK
11 5 (1.01%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.06%) User Experience
2 15 (3.04%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.43%) Data Structures
4 10 (2.02%) Public Cloud
5 9 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 9 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.42%) Mobile Games
7 6 (1.21%) Blockchain
7 6 (1.21%) Equities
7 6 (1.21%) Freedom of Information
7 6 (1.21%) Freedom of Information Act
7 6 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 5 (1.01%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.81%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.81%) NHS
9 4 (0.81%) Online Banking
9 4 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.49%) Linux
2 26 (5.26%) Windows
3 15 (3.04%) Unix
4 7 (1.42%) Android
5 5 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 135 (27.33%) Agile
3 98 (19.84%) DevOps
4 61 (12.35%) CI/CD
5 53 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (8.70%) Migration
7 37 (7.49%) Project Management
8 36 (7.29%) Scrum
8 36 (7.29%) Value Proposition
9 29 (5.87%) Analytics
10 27 (5.47%) Infrastructure as Code
11 24 (4.86%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (4.66%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (4.66%) TDD
13 22 (4.45%) Microservices
14 18 (3.64%) E-Commerce
15 17 (3.44%) ITIL
16 16 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (3.04%) Software Engineering
17 15 (3.04%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 85 (17.21%) Python
2 63 (12.75%) Java
3 42 (8.50%) SQL
4 25 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.64%) C#
6 13 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.23%) Bash
7 11 (2.23%) Kotlin
8 10 (2.02%) C++
8 10 (2.02%) Scala
8 10 (2.02%) TypeScript
9 8 (1.62%) Groovy
10 4 (0.81%) Go
10 4 (0.81%) Ruby
10 4 (0.81%) VBA
11 3 (0.61%) ES6
11 3 (0.61%) Google Apps Script
11 3 (0.61%) PHP
11 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (2.23%) Degree
2 10 (2.02%) SC Cleared
2 10 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.61%) CISSP
4 2 (0.40%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.40%) CCIE
4 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.40%) CISM
4 2 (0.40%) GIAC
4 2 (0.40%) ISACA
4 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.20%) CAPM
5 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.20%) PgMP
5 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.44%) GDPR
2 11 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.62%) PMO
4 6 (1.21%) QA
5 4 (0.81%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.81%) MiFID
5 4 (0.81%) SLA
6 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.40%) EMIR
6 2 (0.40%) NIST
6 2 (0.40%) P3O
6 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) GRC
System Software
1 22 (4.45%) Docker
2 15 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (0.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Firmware
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 63 (12.75%) Terraform
2 42 (8.50%) Kubernetes
3 41 (8.30%) Ansible
4 11 (2.23%) Puppet
5 5 (1.01%) Grafana
5 5 (1.01%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.81%) Kibana
7 3 (0.61%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.61%) Packer
7 3 (0.61%) SCCM
7 3 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.40%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.40%) QRadar
9 1 (0.20%) Istio
9 1 (0.20%) Kiali
9 1 (0.20%) logstash
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.20%) Simian Army
9 1 (0.20%) VxRail
Vendors
1 38 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.87%) Google
3 12 (2.43%) Databricks
3 12 (2.43%) Oracle
4 11 (2.23%) Splunk
5 8 (1.62%) Cisco
6 5 (1.01%) ForgeRock
6 5 (1.01%) IBM
6 5 (1.01%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.81%) AppDynamics
7 4 (0.81%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.81%) Murex
7 4 (0.81%) SAP
8 3 (0.61%) Adobe
8 3 (0.61%) Micro Focus
8 3 (0.61%) Moogsoft
8 3 (0.61%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.61%) Okta
8 3 (0.61%) VMware
9 2 (0.40%) Qualtrics