Period
to

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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 249 252 250
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +37
Contract jobs citing GDPR 404 241 187
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.06% 0.99% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.22% 8.30% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 160 135
10th Percentile £337 £331 £363
25th Percentile £472 £425 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £514 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.92% +2.75% -4.76%
75th Percentile £725 £638 £600
90th Percentile £775 £750 £683
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
10th Percentile £25.00 - -
25th Percentile £25.47 - £26.25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.02 £27.50
Median % change year-on-year -45.02% +81.89% +41.03%
75th Percentile £28.75 - £28.75
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £25.09 £25.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +0.34% -41.52% +71.55%

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 4,916 2,904 2,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.84% 11.96% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,460 1,976 1,511
10th Percentile £350 £314 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £656 £601 £588
90th Percentile £756 £688 £650
England median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 22 46
10th Percentile £20.00 £14.00 £15.73
25th Percentile £25.25 £14.91 £18.96
Median hourly rate £44.50 £20.00 £30.05
Median % change year-on-year +122.50% -33.44% +44.33%
75th Percentile £49.25 £36.94 £39.91
90th Percentile £68.25 £38.98 £54.38
England median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.71% -16.00% +13.64%

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 23 May 2022.

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 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
Central London +56 142 £600 +14.29% 27
East London -3 5 £760 +82.91% 7
West London -13 3 £288 -23.33% 7
South London -20 2 £519 -13.54% 3
North London - 1 £225 - 1
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 229 (56.68%) Finance
2 183 (45.30%) Data Protection
3 160 (39.60%) Legal
4 149 (36.88%) Social Skills
5 130 (32.18%) Agile
6 125 (30.94%) Financial Institution
6 125 (30.94%) Hedge funds
7 94 (23.27%) AWS
8 89 (22.03%) Azure
9 83 (20.54%) AOP
10 67 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
11 64 (15.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 64 (15.84%) CI/CD
12 63 (15.59%) Banking
13 61 (15.10%) Information Security
14 60 (14.85%) Microsoft
15 55 (13.61%) SQL
16 53 (13.12%) DevOps
17 51 (12.62%) Risk Management
17 51 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
18 49 (12.13%) Python
19 47 (11.63%) Migration
20 46 (11.39%) CISSP
21 45 (11.14%) Analytics
21 45 (11.14%) Cybersecurity
22 44 (10.89%) Degree
23 42 (10.40%) Scrum
24 41 (10.15%) JIRA
25 39 (9.65%) Oracle
26 38 (9.41%) Project Management

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 23 (5.69%) Confluence
2 19 (4.70%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.22%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 7 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.49%) CMS
7 5 (1.24%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.99%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.50%) Apache
10 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.50%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.50%) JBoss
11 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.23%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.74%) Eikon
3 3 (0.74%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 3 (0.74%) RMDS
4 2 (0.50%) Cloudability
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.50%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 94 (23.27%) AWS
2 89 (22.03%) Azure
3 36 (8.91%) Serverless
4 31 (7.67%) GCP
4 31 (7.67%) SaaS
5 26 (6.44%) IaaS
6 21 (5.20%) PaaS
7 19 (4.70%) Power Platform
8 18 (4.46%) Amazon S3
8 18 (4.46%) AWS Lambda
9 17 (4.21%) GitHub
10 16 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (3.47%) Microsoft 365
12 12 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (2.72%) Snowflake
14 10 (2.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (2.48%) AWS CodePipeline
15 8 (1.98%) Amazon EKS
15 8 (1.98%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.19%) Firewall
2 13 (3.22%) Kerberos
3 10 (2.48%) DNS
4 8 (1.98%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.73%) Network Security
5 7 (1.73%) VPN
6 5 (1.24%) Internet
7 3 (0.74%) Multicast
7 3 (0.74%) WAN
7 3 (0.74%) Wireless
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (0.50%) LAN
8 2 (0.50%) SSL
9 1 (0.25%) Broadband
9 1 (0.25%) DHCP
9 1 (0.25%) HTTP
9 1 (0.25%) Intranet
9 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.25%) VoIP
9 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.19%) Big Data
3 21 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (4.95%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.21%) Metadata
6 15 (3.71%) MySQL
6 15 (3.71%) Power BI
6 15 (3.71%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.22%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.97%) Data Lake
8 12 (2.97%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.72%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (2.48%) Oracle Database 12c
11 8 (1.98%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.73%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 6 (1.49%) Metadata Repository
14 4 (0.99%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 41 (10.15%) JIRA
2 30 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.69%) Jenkins
4 21 (5.20%) TeamCity
5 14 (3.47%) Subversion
6 7 (1.73%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.49%) ERwin
7 6 (1.49%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.24%) Serena SBM
8 5 (1.24%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (1.24%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.99%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.99%) Selenium
10 3 (0.74%) Checkstyle
10 3 (0.74%) Gerrit
10 3 (0.74%) Gradle
10 3 (0.74%) JMeter
10 3 (0.74%) JUnit
10 3 (0.74%) Maven
General
1 229 (56.68%) Finance
2 160 (39.60%) Legal
3 149 (36.88%) Social Skills
4 125 (30.94%) Financial Institution
5 63 (15.59%) Banking
6 51 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (8.66%) Retail
8 27 (6.68%) Presentation Skills
9 20 (4.95%) Public Sector
10 18 (4.46%) Telecoms
11 15 (3.71%) Marketing
12 13 (3.22%) Billing
13 10 (2.48%) Digital Economy
13 10 (2.48%) Organisational Skills
14 7 (1.73%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (1.73%) Investment Banking
14 7 (1.73%) Law
15 5 (1.24%) Influencing Skills
16 3 (0.74%) Back Office
16 3 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (27.23%) Architect
2 52 (12.87%) Solutions Architect
3 43 (10.64%) Developer
4 31 (7.67%) Analyst
5 28 (6.93%) Consultant
6 24 (5.94%) Security Manager
7 23 (5.69%) Data Architect
8 20 (4.95%) Project Manager
9 18 (4.46%) Data Engineer
10 17 (4.21%) Business Analyst
11 16 (3.96%) AWS Engineer
11 16 (3.96%) Security Architect
12 15 (3.71%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (2.97%) Digital Architect
13 12 (2.97%) Digital Solutions Architect
14 11 (2.72%) Azure Engineer
15 10 (2.48%) Cloud Architect
15 10 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
16 9 (2.23%) Data Analyst
17 8 (1.98%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.46%) Node.js
2 16 (3.96%) AngularJS
2 16 (3.96%) HTML
2 16 (3.96%) Kafka
3 13 (3.22%) CSS
3 13 (3.22%) LDAP
4 12 (2.97%) REST
4 12 (2.97%) Spring
5 11 (2.72%) HTML5
5 11 (2.72%) React
6 10 (2.48%) .NET
7 9 (2.23%) Spring Boot
8 8 (1.98%) CSS3
9 7 (1.73%) JSON
9 7 (1.73%) Middleware
9 7 (1.73%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (1.73%) Web Services
10 6 (1.49%) SAML
10 6 (1.49%) Spark Streaming
10 6 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 125 (30.94%) Hedge funds
2 30 (7.43%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.20%) Public Cloud
3 21 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.21%) Data Protection Act
5 16 (3.96%) Cloud Native
6 14 (3.47%) Credit Risk
7 13 (3.22%) Replication
8 11 (2.72%) Clustering
8 11 (2.72%) Reference Data
9 10 (2.48%) Freedom of Information
9 10 (2.48%) Legacy Systems
9 10 (2.48%) User Experience
10 9 (2.23%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.98%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (1.73%) Data Centre
12 7 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.49%) NHS
13 6 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
14 5 (1.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.92%) Linux
2 29 (7.18%) Windows
3 12 (2.97%) Solaris
4 10 (2.48%) Unix
4 10 (2.48%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.24%) CentOS
7 4 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.74%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.50%) SUSE
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.25%) Android
10 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (45.30%) Data Protection
2 130 (32.18%) Agile
3 83 (20.54%) AOP
4 67 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 64 (15.84%) CI/CD
6 61 (15.10%) Information Security
7 53 (13.12%) DevOps
8 51 (12.62%) Risk Management
9 47 (11.63%) Migration
10 45 (11.14%) Analytics
10 45 (11.14%) Cybersecurity
11 42 (10.40%) Scrum
12 38 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (9.41%) Project Management
13 31 (7.67%) Data Architecture
14 30 (7.43%) Data Modelling
15 29 (7.18%) ITIL
16 28 (6.93%) Change Management
16 28 (6.93%) Data Privacy
16 28 (6.93%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.61%) SQL
2 49 (12.13%) Python
3 37 (9.16%) Java
4 36 (8.91%) PowerShell
5 19 (4.70%) Bash
6 17 (4.21%) JavaScript
7 15 (3.71%) C
8 14 (3.47%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.23%) Scala
9 9 (2.23%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.23%) TypeScript
9 9 (2.23%) VBA
10 8 (1.98%) C#
11 6 (1.49%) Perl
12 5 (1.24%) Ruby
12 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.99%) ES6
14 3 (0.74%) Google Apps Script
14 3 (0.74%) Groovy
15 2 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 46 (11.39%) CISSP
2 44 (10.89%) Degree
3 32 (7.92%) CISM
4 18 (4.46%) CISA
5 14 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.22%) GIAC
7 12 (2.97%) CRISC
7 12 (2.97%) SANS
8 11 (2.72%) AWS Certification
8 11 (2.72%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.48%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.23%) FFIEC
10 9 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (1.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 8 (1.98%) CCSK
11 8 (1.98%) MCSE
12 6 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (1.24%) CCIE
13 5 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (15.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (9.16%) NIST
3 25 (6.19%) PCI DSS
4 18 (4.46%) QA
4 18 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (3.71%) Data Quality
6 14 (3.47%) NIST 800
7 12 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (2.23%) SOC 2
10 8 (1.98%) Accessibility
10 8 (1.98%) NCSC
11 6 (1.49%) GRC
11 6 (1.49%) PSD2
12 5 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.99%) COBIT
13 4 (0.99%) MiFID
13 4 (0.99%) PMO
14 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 3 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (7.43%) Docker
2 24 (5.94%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.74%) vSphere
7 2 (0.50%) NFS
7 2 (0.50%) Veritas File System
7 2 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
8 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (7.43%) Kubernetes
2 24 (5.94%) Terraform
3 23 (5.69%) Ansible
4 10 (2.48%) Control-M
5 7 (1.73%) Data Guard
5 7 (1.73%) QRadar
5 7 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (1.73%) Tivoli
6 6 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.99%) CASB
8 4 (0.99%) Grafana
8 4 (0.99%) Netcool
8 4 (0.99%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (0.74%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.74%) Opsgenie
9 3 (0.74%) SCCM
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 60 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.65%) Oracle
3 16 (3.96%) Red Hat
3 16 (3.96%) VMware
4 15 (3.71%) Google
4 15 (3.71%) SAP
5 12 (2.97%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.72%) Adobe
6 11 (2.72%) IBM
6 11 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.48%) BMC
7 10 (2.48%) Splunk
8 9 (2.23%) hybris
9 8 (1.98%) CyberArk
9 8 (1.98%) EMC
9 8 (1.98%) OneTrust
9 8 (1.98%) Qualys
10 7 (1.73%) Databricks
10 7 (1.73%) Sybase
11 5 (1.24%) Reuters