Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Governance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Governance over the 6 months to 15 February 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.

Data Governance
UK > England
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 484 388 438
Rank change year-on-year -96 +50 +27
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 401 572 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.61% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.71% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 392 276
England median daily rate £538 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +2.44% +10.51%
10th Percentile £408 £350 £362
90th Percentile £725 £711 £723
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% +126.92% -17.56%
10th Percentile £25.00 £27.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £31.25 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year +18.64% +122.64% -15.98%

Data Governance 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 79,193 80,145 76,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 87.22% 86.07% 85.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,894 53,920 50,617
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £266
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,988 1,943 2,160
England median hourly rate £24.08 £24.09 £24.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.04% -1.43% +6.26%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.00

Data Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Governance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Governance in England

Data Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Governance in England

Data Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Governance in England over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Governance in England

Data Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Governance in England

Data Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Governance in England over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Governance in England

Data Governance
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Governance within the England region over the 6 months to 15 February 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
London -74 213 £550 -2.22% 49
South East -6 79 £500 - 21
North of England -46 44 £555 +9.58% 15
North West -17 28 £650 +18.18% 8
Midlands -23 27 £500 +17.65% 10
East of England +28 19 £600 +9.09% 1
West Midlands -35 18 £490 +18.67% 8
South West -40 17 £506 +12.50% 4
Yorkshire -31 14 £438 -13.62% 7
East Midlands +1 8 £600 +33.33% 2
North East -19 4 - -
Data Governance
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Data Governance 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 England region with a requirement for Data Governance.

1 130 (32.42%) Data Quality
2 129 (32.17%) Data Modelling
3 113 (28.18%) Data Management
4 109 (27.18%) SQL
4 109 (27.18%) Analytics
5 103 (25.69%) Business Intelligence
6 99 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (24.69%) Data Architecture
7 90 (22.44%) Finance
8 86 (21.45%) Big Data
9 81 (20.20%) Data Warehouse
10 78 (19.45%) Analytical Skills
11 77 (19.20%) Data Analysis
12 74 (18.45%) Migration
13 71 (17.71%) Microsoft
14 66 (16.46%) Data Strategy
15 64 (15.96%) Microsoft Azure
16 62 (15.46%) Master Data Management
17 61 (15.21%) Hadoop
18 59 (14.71%) Visualisation
19 58 (14.46%) Data Integration
20 52 (12.97%) Data Migration
21 43 (10.72%) ETL
22 40 (9.98%) Oracle
23 38 (9.48%) SQL Server
23 38 (9.48%) SAP
23 38 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
23 38 (9.48%) Data Security
24 36 (8.98%) Data Visualisation
24 36 (8.98%) Degree

Data Governance
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 20 (4.99%) SAS
2 16 (3.99%) Apache Spark
3 15 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.00%) Confluence
5 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.50%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 25 (6.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) SPSS
5 1 (0.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 20 (4.99%) SAP MDG
2 12 (2.99%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (1.75%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.75%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.50%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.50%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.25%) FastStats
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG-F
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG-M
6 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.99%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (2.00%) PaaS
5 6 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.25%) Heroku
6 5 (1.25%) Office 365
6 5 (1.25%) Serverless
7 3 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.25%) IaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.00%) Firewall
2 2 (0.50%) DNS
2 2 (0.50%) HTTP
2 2 (0.50%) SSL
3 1 (0.25%) DAB
3 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.25%) LAN
3 1 (0.25%) MPLS
3 1 (0.25%) SAN
3 1 (0.25%) SSH
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) VPN
3 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.45%) Big Data
2 81 (20.20%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (15.21%) Hadoop
4 38 (9.48%) SQL Server
5 33 (8.23%) Power BI
6 31 (7.73%) Relational Database
7 28 (6.98%) Data Lake
8 25 (6.23%) Apache Hive
8 25 (6.23%) NoSQL
9 15 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (3.24%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (2.99%) RDBMS
12 9 (2.24%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (2.24%) HBase
12 9 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (2.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.75%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.75%) Spotfire
14 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (7.48%) ERwin
2 21 (5.24%) JIRA
3 18 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 12 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.75%) LSMW
8 4 (1.00%) Toad
9 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.75%) ER Studio
9 3 (0.75%) Hudson
9 3 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 90 (22.44%) Finance
2 35 (8.73%) Retail
3 30 (7.48%) Banking
4 20 (4.99%) Legal
5 15 (3.74%) Marketing
5 15 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.75%) Front Office
6 7 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.50%) Law
8 5 (1.25%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.75%) Publishing
10 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.50%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (35.66%) Architect
2 107 (26.68%) Data Architect
3 85 (21.20%) Analyst
4 43 (10.72%) Data Analyst
5 38 (9.48%) Business Analyst
6 33 (8.23%) Consultant
7 29 (7.23%) Developer
8 25 (6.23%) Data Consultant
9 23 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (4.99%) Data Business Analyst
10 20 (4.99%) Data Manager
11 17 (4.24%) Project Manager
12 14 (3.49%) Data Engineer
12 14 (3.49%) Enterprise Architect
13 12 (2.99%) Enterprise Data Architect
13 12 (2.99%) SAP Consultant
13 12 (2.99%) Senior Architect
14 10 (2.49%) Data Modeller
14 10 (2.49%) Information Architect
15 9 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.49%) .NET
1 10 (2.49%) Kafka
2 5 (1.25%) React
3 4 (1.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.00%) CSS
3 4 (1.00%) REST
3 4 (1.00%) TensorFlow
3 4 (1.00%) XML
4 3 (0.75%) EDI
4 3 (0.75%) Java EE
4 3 (0.75%) JSON
4 3 (0.75%) PySpark
4 3 (0.75%) SOAP
4 3 (0.75%) Vue.js
5 2 (0.50%) HTML
5 2 (0.50%) HTML5
5 2 (0.50%) JMS
5 2 (0.50%) SAP ALE
5 2 (0.50%) SAPUI5
5 2 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 78 (19.45%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.73%) Management Information System
3 26 (6.48%) Data Structures
4 14 (3.49%) Taxonomies
5 12 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (2.24%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.75%) Fintech
8 7 (1.75%) Replication
9 6 (1.50%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.25%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.00%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.00%) Smart Meter
12 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.75%) User Experience
13 2 (0.50%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.50%) RIA
13 2 (0.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.24%) Linux
1 9 (2.24%) Windows
2 6 (1.50%) Unix
3 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (32.17%) Data Modelling
2 113 (28.18%) Data Management
3 109 (27.18%) Analytics
4 103 (25.69%) Business Intelligence
5 99 (24.69%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (24.69%) Data Architecture
6 77 (19.20%) Data Analysis
7 74 (18.45%) Migration
8 66 (16.46%) Data Strategy
9 62 (15.46%) Master Data Management
10 59 (14.71%) Visualisation
11 58 (14.46%) Data Integration
12 52 (12.97%) Data Migration
13 43 (10.72%) ETL
14 38 (9.48%) Data Security
14 38 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 36 (8.98%) Data Visualisation
16 34 (8.48%) Data Analytics
17 33 (8.23%) Project Management
18 30 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 109 (27.18%) SQL
2 24 (5.99%) Python
3 16 (3.99%) C#
4 10 (2.49%) Java
5 9 (2.24%) VBA
6 8 (2.00%) R
6 8 (2.00%) Scala
7 7 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.50%) C
8 6 (1.50%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.50%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) ABAP
12 1 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.25%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.25%) Ruby
12 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (8.98%) Degree
2 17 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.49%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.00%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.75%) PhD
7 3 (0.75%) PMP
7 3 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.50%) MCSE
8 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.50%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CRISC
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) MCITP
9 1 (0.25%) MCTS
9 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (32.42%) Data Quality
2 30 (7.48%) GDPR
3 15 (3.74%) QA
4 9 (2.24%) PMO
5 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.50%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) Basel II
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 11 (2.74%) HDFS
2 7 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.75%) Docker
3 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.25%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 4 (1.00%) Oozie
2 3 (0.75%) PingFederate
3 2 (0.50%) Control-M
3 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
3 2 (0.50%) vRealize
4 1 (0.25%) CASB
4 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.98%) Oracle
3 38 (9.48%) SAP
4 23 (5.74%) Tableau
5 18 (4.49%) Cloudera
6 17 (4.24%) Talend
7 12 (2.99%) Informatica
8 11 (2.74%) IBM
9 10 (2.49%) Ab Initio
10 8 (2.00%) MapR
11 7 (1.75%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.50%) Google
12 6 (1.50%) Hortonworks
12 6 (1.50%) Teradata
13 5 (1.25%) hybris
14 4 (1.00%) IDERA
14 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (0.75%) Adobe
15 3 (0.75%) Embarcadero
15 3 (0.75%) Netezza