The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 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 / North East
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 89 -
Contract jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.092% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £414
% change year-on-year +18.05% -12.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +108.33% -61.29%  

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 244 381 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 35.21% 35.02% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 247 118
Median daily rate £400 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 12
Median hourly rate £11.33 £26.00 £12.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.42% +110.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £13.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £29.00 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +29.72%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the North East

Data Protection Act
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

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

Data Protection Act
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection