Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 May 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 247 235 297
Rank change year-on-year -12 +62 -174
Contract jobs citing GDPR 228 197 357
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.95% 0.97% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.75% 9.81% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 140 226
10th Percentile £325 £363 £325
25th Percentile £416 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -4.76% +7.69%
75th Percentile £638 £591 £600
90th Percentile £738 £676 £694
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.02 £27.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +81.89% +41.03% -22.00%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £50.50 £24.92
% change year-on-year -50.50% +102.65% +36.40%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,605 2,009 4,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.91% 9.88% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,775 1,428 2,846
10th Percentile £314 £300 £308
25th Percentile £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £613 £588 £588
90th Percentile £688 £650 £675
England median daily rate £475 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 56
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.69 £12.13
25th Percentile £14.36 £18.70 £14.75
Median hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £20.30
Median % change year-on-year -27.27% +35.47% -7.31%
75th Percentile £24.38 £38.50 £27.09
90th Percentile £41.20 £50.65 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.95 £23.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -8.91% +13.61% -5.84%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GDPR in London over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GDPR in London

GDPR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GDPR in London.

Hourly rate trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
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 GDPR within the London region over the 6 months to 18 May 2021. 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 +13 33 £523 +5.56% 25
West London +13 12 £375 -10.29% 11
South London +38 3 £600 +23.39% 2
East London +13 2 £416 -0.78% 4
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 78 (34.21%) Finance
2 63 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (25.88%) Azure
4 56 (24.56%) Data Protection
5 48 (21.05%) Social Skills
6 47 (20.61%) Analytics
7 42 (18.42%) Microsoft
8 40 (17.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 35 (15.35%) Legal
9 35 (15.35%) Information Security
10 33 (14.47%) TOGAF
10 33 (14.47%) Project Management
10 33 (14.47%) Data Privacy
11 32 (14.04%) SQL
11 32 (14.04%) AWS
12 29 (12.72%) Data Modelling
13 28 (12.28%) Data Management
13 28 (12.28%) Marketing
13 28 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (11.40%) Project Delivery
14 26 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (10.96%) Risk Management
15 25 (10.96%) Cybersecurity
16 24 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (10.53%) NIST
17 23 (10.09%) ITIL
17 23 (10.09%) Data Governance
18 22 (9.65%) Python
18 22 (9.65%) CISSP
18 22 (9.65%) Management Information System

GDPR
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 18 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.46%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.95%) Confluence
4 4 (1.75%) Apache
4 4 (1.75%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.32%) WordPress
6 2 (0.88%) CMS
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.44%) Documentum
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.44%) Gunicorn
7 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.75%) Chatbot
4 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.32%) Cloudability
2 3 (1.32%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.88%) Shopify
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.44%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.44%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 59 (25.88%) Azure
2 32 (14.04%) AWS
3 21 (9.21%) SaaS
4 20 (8.77%) Microsoft 365
5 18 (7.89%) IaaS
6 16 (7.02%) Power Platform
7 14 (6.14%) PaaS
8 10 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (4.39%) GCP
9 6 (2.63%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 5 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (2.19%) OneDrive
11 4 (1.75%) GitHub
11 4 (1.75%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.75%) Serverless
12 3 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.88%) FinancialForce
13 2 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.26%) Firewall
2 11 (4.82%) DNS
3 8 (3.51%) Internet
4 7 (3.07%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.63%) SMS
6 5 (2.19%) DMARC
6 5 (2.19%) SMTP
7 3 (1.32%) Kerberos
7 3 (1.32%) Skype
8 2 (0.88%) Network Security
8 2 (0.88%) PBX
8 2 (0.88%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.44%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.44%) DHCP
9 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.44%) FTP
9 1 (0.44%) VPN
9 1 (0.44%) WAN
9 1 (0.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.02%) Power BI
2 14 (6.14%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (6.14%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.39%) Data Lake
4 9 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.07%) Big Data
5 7 (3.07%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.19%) CockroachDB
6 5 (2.19%) HBase
6 5 (2.19%) Redis
7 4 (1.75%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.32%) HDInsight
8 3 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (1.32%) MySQL
8 3 (1.32%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.32%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.32%) Spotfire
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 13 (5.70%) JIRA
2 12 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.39%) PowerDesigner
4 7 (3.07%) Subversion
5 5 (2.19%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.19%) Cypress.io
5 5 (2.19%) JUnit
5 5 (2.19%) Mockito
5 5 (2.19%) Selenium
5 5 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.75%) CircleCI
6 4 (1.75%) Gradle
6 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.75%) Maven
6 4 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.32%) ERwin
7 3 (1.32%) Serena SBM
7 3 (1.32%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 78 (34.21%) Finance
2 48 (21.05%) Social Skills
3 35 (15.35%) Legal
4 28 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (12.28%) Marketing
5 21 (9.21%) Banking
6 17 (7.46%) Influencing Skills
7 16 (7.02%) Law
8 15 (6.58%) Financial Institution
9 10 (4.39%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (3.51%) Manufacturing
11 7 (3.07%) Billing
11 7 (3.07%) Digital Economy
11 7 (3.07%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (2.19%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (2.19%) Games
12 5 (2.19%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (2.19%) Retail
13 4 (1.75%) Advertising
13 4 (1.75%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 41 (17.98%) Architect
2 39 (17.11%) Analyst
3 20 (8.77%) Consultant
4 15 (6.58%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (5.70%) Developer
5 13 (5.70%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.70%) Security Architect
6 11 (4.82%) Data Architect
6 11 (4.82%) Data Modeller
7 10 (4.39%) Digital Architect
7 10 (4.39%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 9 (3.95%) Data Analyst
8 9 (3.95%) Data Protection Officer
8 9 (3.95%) Information Manager
9 7 (3.07%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (2.63%) Data Engineer
10 6 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (2.19%) GDPR Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.51%) SOAP
2 7 (3.07%) REST
3 6 (2.63%) Spring
4 5 (2.19%) RESTful
4 5 (2.19%) Velocity
5 4 (1.75%) Node.js
6 3 (1.32%) Kafka
6 3 (1.32%) LDAP
7 2 (0.88%) Middleware
7 2 (0.88%) Web Services
8 1 (0.44%) .NET
8 1 (0.44%) Android NDK
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (0.44%) Django
8 1 (0.44%) JSON
8 1 (0.44%) Lucene
8 1 (0.44%) Matplotlib
8 1 (0.44%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.44%) SAML
8 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.65%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.58%) Hedge funds
3 12 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 12 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 11 (4.82%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (4.82%) User Experience
5 7 (3.07%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (3.07%) Clustering
5 7 (3.07%) Replication
6 6 (2.63%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.63%) Marketing Technology
7 5 (2.19%) AS400
7 5 (2.19%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.19%) Social Media
8 4 (1.75%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.32%) CMDB
9 3 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.77%) Linux
2 18 (7.89%) Windows
3 9 (3.95%) Solaris
4 7 (3.07%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.19%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (1.32%) CentOS
7 3 (1.32%) SUSE
7 3 (1.32%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.32%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.88%) Android
8 2 (0.88%) Unix
9 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.56%) Data Protection
3 47 (20.61%) Analytics
4 35 (15.35%) Information Security
5 33 (14.47%) Data Privacy
5 33 (14.47%) Project Management
5 33 (14.47%) TOGAF
6 29 (12.72%) Data Modelling
7 28 (12.28%) Data Management
8 26 (11.40%) Project Delivery
8 26 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (10.96%) Cybersecurity
9 25 (10.96%) Risk Management
10 24 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (10.09%) Data Governance
11 23 (10.09%) ITIL
12 21 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (9.21%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (8.33%) Migration
13 19 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.04%) SQL
2 22 (9.65%) Python
3 14 (6.14%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.70%) Java
5 11 (4.82%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.63%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.19%) ES6
7 5 (2.19%) Java 8
8 4 (1.75%) C
9 3 (1.32%) Perl
9 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.44%) C#
11 1 (0.44%) C++
11 1 (0.44%) Groovy
11 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.44%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) VBA
11 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (9.65%) CISSP
2 20 (8.77%) Degree
3 13 (5.70%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.51%) CISM
6 7 (3.07%) CRISC
7 5 (2.19%) CISA
8 4 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.75%) FFIEC
8 4 (1.75%) SANS
9 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.32%) GIAC
9 3 (1.32%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.44%) CNE
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (17.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (10.53%) NIST
3 20 (8.77%) Data Quality
4 19 (8.33%) PCI DSS
5 15 (6.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (4.39%) HIPAA
7 9 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (3.95%) SLA
8 7 (3.07%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (2.19%) NIST 800
10 4 (1.75%) GRC
10 4 (1.75%) QA
11 3 (1.32%) MiFID
12 2 (0.88%) COBIT
12 2 (0.88%) FedRAMP
12 2 (0.88%) FISMA
12 2 (0.88%) NCSC
12 2 (0.88%) PSD2
12 2 (0.88%) SEPA
12 2 (0.88%) SOC 2
System Software
1 14 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.95%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.32%) Docker
5 2 (0.88%) HDFS
5 2 (0.88%) NFS
5 2 (0.88%) Veritas File System
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
6 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (3.51%) Ansible
2 7 (3.07%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.75%) Puppet
4 3 (1.32%) CASB
4 3 (1.32%) Control-M
4 3 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (1.32%) Icinga
4 3 (1.32%) Netcool
4 3 (1.32%) QRadar
4 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.44%) Kubeflow
6 1 (0.44%) PingFederate
6 1 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.70%) VMware
3 12 (5.26%) IBM
3 12 (5.26%) Oracle
4 10 (4.39%) BiZZdesign
5 9 (3.95%) Adobe
5 9 (3.95%) SAP
6 7 (3.07%) Google
6 7 (3.07%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.07%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.19%) Infoblox
8 4 (1.75%) Cisco
8 4 (1.75%) CrowdStrike
8 4 (1.75%) CyberArk
8 4 (1.75%) EMC
8 4 (1.75%) Okta
8 4 (1.75%) OneTrust
8 4 (1.75%) Proofpoint
8 4 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.75%) Zscaler