Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 81 90
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 -
Contract jobs citing GDPR 33 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.25% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 2.72% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 3
Wales median daily rate £463 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £324 £228 £363
90th Percentile £624 £373 £388
UK median daily rate £450 £488 £575
% change year-on-year -7.69% -15.22% +27.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.34 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.34% - -

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 165 184 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.25% 15.30% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 121 93
Wales median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £262 £175 £242
90th Percentile £561 £513 £549
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 4
Wales median hourly rate £30.75 £25.00 £71.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.00% -64.91% +420.07%
10th Percentile £28.38 £19.00 £42.88
90th Percentile £34.53 £77.50 £73.93
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £21.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +4.41%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 2018. 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 +2 33 £463 +54.17% 5
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (36.36%) Data Quality
2 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 12 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (36.36%) Teradata
2 12 (36.36%) Ruby
2 12 (36.36%) C++
2 12 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) MySQL
2 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (36.36%) Python
2 12 (36.36%) RDBMS
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) High Availability
4 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
5 6 (18.18%) Finance
6 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Data Mapping
8 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
9 2 (6.06%) HTML

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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) MySQL
1 12 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (36.36%) RDBMS
1 12 (36.36%) Relational Database
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Architect
2 10 (30.30%) Database Architect
3 7 (21.21%) GDPR Project Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Project Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Compliance Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) DBA
7 2 (6.06%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) GDPR Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Migration Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
7 2 (6.06%) Trainer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Architect
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Fintech
2 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) High Availability
3 8 (24.24%) Data Protection
4 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.12%) Data Mapping
5 4 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Content Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Data Security
7 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.03%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) PowerShell
2 12 (36.36%) C++
2 12 (36.36%) PL/SQL
2 12 (36.36%) Python
2 12 (36.36%) Ruby
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.03%) PMP
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (3.03%) IFRS
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
1 12 (36.36%) Teradata