Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 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.

Data Protection
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 89 111
Rank change year-on-year +12 +22 -12
Contract jobs citing Data Protection 15 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.26% 1.07% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.28% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 2
Wales median daily rate £406 £375 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +72.41% -42.00%
10th Percentile £221 £127 £170
90th Percentile £480 £605 £275
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £15.78
% change year-on-year +15.83% -4.91% +0.03%

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 992 1174 1330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.64% 83.80% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 828 965
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Wales

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Protection in Wales

Data Protection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Protection in Wales

Data Protection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Protection in Wales

Data Protection
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
South Wales +12 11 £413 +10.00%
West Wales +5 2 £316 -44.76%
Data Protection
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Protection 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 Wales region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 5 (33.33%) Node.js
3 5 (33.33%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (26.67%) Grunt
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (26.67%) SonarQube
4 4 (26.67%) GDPR
4 4 (26.67%) gulp
4 4 (26.67%) npm
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Perforce
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Ajax
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 10

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) npm
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Clusterpoint
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Grunt
1 4 (26.67%) gulp
1 4 (26.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) CSS3
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5
2 5 (33.33%) Node.js
3 4 (26.67%) Ajax
3 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
1 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 4 (26.67%) TDD
1 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
1 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile Development
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
3 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
3 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) GDPR
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Perforce
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) VMware