Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 20 March 2019 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 67 -
Rank change year-on-year -26 - -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 14 35 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.83% 2.41% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.61% 20.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 0
Wales median daily rate £600 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% - -
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £19.25 -
% change year-on-year +81.82% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 132 171 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.86% 11.75% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 121 147
Wales median daily rate £445 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.11% -10.59% +24.09%
10th Percentile £250 £205 £258
90th Percentile £675 £550 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £42.34 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +20.96% +60.13%
10th Percentile £18.38 £25.75 £18.90
90th Percentile £41.13 £49.71 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.29% +12.50% -17.46%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Wales

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GDPR in Wales

GDPR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Wales over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GDPR in Wales

GDPR
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 GDPR within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. 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
West Wales -9 10 £550 -
South Wales -30 1 - - 7
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Wales region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 13 (92.86%) Data Protection
2 7 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (50.00%) JIRA
2 7 (50.00%) OAuth
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) Open Source
2 7 (50.00%) Confluence
2 7 (50.00%) SOAP
2 7 (50.00%) Law
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) REST
2 7 (50.00%) OAuth2
2 7 (50.00%) Data Privacy
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (14.29%) Due Diligence
6 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (7.14%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) IAG
6 1 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

GDPR
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 7 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Architect
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) OAuth
1 7 (50.00%) OAuth2
1 7 (50.00%) REST
1 7 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Data Protection
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Data Privacy
2 7 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Due Diligence
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) IAG
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) SAP