Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 19 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 Governance
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 459 471
Rank change year-on-year +50 +12 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 565 501 494
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 313 318
UK median daily rate £539 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.62% +10.53% -2.81%
10th Percentile £338 £375 £300
90th Percentile £713 £738 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £480 £475
% change year-on-year -1.04% +1.05% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 1
UK median hourly rate £56.00 £13.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +314.81% -14.39% -84.98%
10th Percentile £33.10 £12.50 £15.39
90th Percentile £78.50 £38.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +118.52% - -

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

Data Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Governance over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Governance over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +50 528 £550 +4.76% 40
London +21 288 £600 +9.09% 20
UK excluding London +33 260 £475 -1.04% 22
North of England +77 80 £550 - 9
South East +3 78 £438 -10.26% 4
North West +43 52 £605 +0.83% 4
Midlands +23 40 £435 -8.42% 3
Yorkshire +32 30 £610 +10.91% 4
West Midlands +21 25 £425 -6.59% 2
South West +5 22 £450 -24.53% 2
Scotland -8 19 £388 -3.13% 2
East Midlands +15 13 £450 -28.00% 1
North East +71 10 £610 +49.69% 1
East of England -21 10 £500 +11.11% 2
Wales - 10 £463 -
Channel Islands - 1 £575 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Governance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Governance.

1 190 (33.63%) Data Management
2 166 (29.38%) Data Modelling
3 160 (28.32%) Finance
4 154 (27.26%) Data Quality
5 133 (23.54%) Business Intelligence
6 130 (23.01%) SQL
7 122 (21.59%) GDPR
8 99 (17.52%) Data Architecture
9 95 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
10 90 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
11 87 (15.40%) Analytics
12 83 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 74 (13.10%) Big Data
14 71 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
15 69 (12.21%) Migration
16 68 (12.04%) ETL
17 67 (11.86%) Data Analysis
18 66 (11.68%) SAP
19 65 (11.50%) Data Protection
20 58 (10.27%) Business Analysis
20 58 (10.27%) Project Management
21 57 (10.09%) Hadoop
21 57 (10.09%) Data Strategy
22 56 (9.91%) Banking
23 52 (9.20%) Data Integration
24 51 (9.03%) Data Migration
25 50 (8.85%) Java
25 50 (8.85%) Master Data Management
26 49 (8.67%) Management Information System
27 46 (8.14%) Microsoft

Data Governance
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (4.60%) SAS
2 17 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.83%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.88%) Apache Solr
4 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.71%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.71%) Confluence
6 3 (0.53%) CMS
6 3 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.35%) Apache
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.35%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.65%) Markit EDM
1 15 (2.65%) SAP MDG
2 12 (2.12%) SimCorp Dimension
3 7 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.06%) SAP MM
4 6 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.53%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.18%) PolarLake
7 1 (0.18%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG-S
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.71%) SaaS
5 3 (0.53%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.53%) IaaS
5 3 (0.53%) Office 365
5 3 (0.53%) PaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.35%) Veeva
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.24%) Intranet
2 5 (0.88%) LDAP
3 3 (0.53%) Kerberos
3 3 (0.53%) SMS
4 2 (0.35%) Firewall
4 2 (0.35%) Network Security
4 2 (0.35%) S/MIME
4 2 (0.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.18%) FWSM
5 1 (0.18%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.18%) MPLS
5 1 (0.18%) Skype
5 1 (0.18%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.93%) Data Warehouse
2 74 (13.10%) Big Data
3 57 (10.09%) Hadoop
4 37 (6.55%) BusinessObjects
5 35 (6.19%) SQL Server
6 28 (4.96%) MongoDB
7 26 (4.60%) Apache Hive
8 25 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (4.25%) NoSQL
10 23 (4.07%) Relational Database
11 20 (3.54%) QlikView
12 17 (3.01%) Power BI
13 16 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (2.65%) Data Lake
14 15 (2.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 14 (2.48%) Pentaho
16 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (1.77%) Data Mining
17 10 (1.77%) DataStage
17 10 (1.77%) HBase
Development Applications
1 18 (3.19%) JIRA
2 17 (3.01%) ERwin
3 7 (1.24%) LSMW
4 5 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 160 (28.32%) Finance
2 56 (9.91%) Banking
3 44 (7.79%) Legal
4 34 (6.02%) Retail
5 19 (3.36%) Marketing
5 19 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 9 (1.59%) Law
8 9 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.06%) Private Banking
11 5 (0.88%) Advertising
11 5 (0.88%) Electronics
12 4 (0.71%) Back Office
12 4 (0.71%) Games
13 3 (0.53%) Billing
13 3 (0.53%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 189 (33.45%) Analyst
2 137 (24.25%) Architect
3 113 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 109 (19.29%) Data Architect
5 96 (16.99%) Business Analyst
6 54 (9.56%) Data Business Analyst
6 54 (9.56%) Project Manager
7 50 (8.85%) Developer
8 32 (5.66%) Consultant
8 32 (5.66%) Governance Analyst
9 26 (4.60%) Data Manager
10 25 (4.42%) Java Developer
11 21 (3.72%) GDPR Project Manager
11 21 (3.72%) Governance Manager
12 20 (3.54%) Data Consultant
12 20 (3.54%) Data Governance Analyst
12 20 (3.54%) Data Governance Manager
13 18 (3.19%) Python Developer
14 16 (2.83%) Business Data Analyst
14 16 (2.83%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.25%) RESTful
2 19 (3.36%) JDBC
3 17 (3.01%) AngularJS
3 17 (3.01%) JSON
4 15 (2.65%) CSS
4 15 (2.65%) HTML
5 13 (2.30%) D3.js
5 13 (2.30%) HTML5
6 11 (1.95%) Web Services
7 9 (1.59%) CSS3
8 8 (1.42%) jQuery
8 8 (1.42%) Kafka
9 7 (1.24%) REST
10 5 (0.88%) .NET
10 5 (0.88%) XML
11 4 (0.71%) FpML
11 4 (0.71%) MDX
12 3 (0.53%) Lucene
12 3 (0.53%) SAML
13 2 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (8.67%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.54%) Taxonomies
4 17 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.01%) Reference Data
5 13 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.30%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.59%) User Experience
9 7 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.71%) CMDB
10 4 (0.71%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.71%) LIMS
11 3 (0.53%) Derivative
11 3 (0.53%) Equities
11 3 (0.53%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.95%) Unix
2 8 (1.42%) Linux
2 8 (1.42%) Windows
3 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (33.63%) Data Management
2 166 (29.38%) Data Modelling
3 133 (23.54%) Business Intelligence
4 99 (17.52%) Data Architecture
5 95 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (15.40%) Analytics
7 83 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 69 (12.21%) Migration
9 68 (12.04%) ETL
10 67 (11.86%) Data Analysis
11 65 (11.50%) Data Protection
12 58 (10.27%) Business Analysis
12 58 (10.27%) Project Management
13 57 (10.09%) Data Strategy
14 52 (9.20%) Data Integration
15 51 (9.03%) Data Migration
16 50 (8.85%) Master Data Management
17 44 (7.79%) Data Security
18 42 (7.43%) Visualisation
19 39 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 130 (23.01%) SQL
2 50 (8.85%) Java
3 40 (7.08%) Python
4 34 (6.02%) JavaScript
5 13 (2.30%) C#
6 12 (2.12%) Scala
7 10 (1.77%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.59%) R
9 8 (1.42%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.42%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.42%) VBA
10 6 (1.06%) VB
11 5 (0.88%) C
12 3 (0.53%) Perl
12 3 (0.53%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.18%) C++
14 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (7.26%) Degree
2 15 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.95%) ISEB
3 11 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (1.06%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.71%) PMP
7 3 (0.53%) IIBA
7 3 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.35%) CISA
8 2 (0.35%) CISSP
8 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (0.18%) CIMA
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) CISM
9 1 (0.18%) CRISC
9 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (27.26%) Data Quality
2 122 (21.59%) GDPR
3 22 (3.89%) QA
4 13 (2.30%) MiFID
5 9 (1.59%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.88%) EMIR
6 5 (0.88%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.35%) Basel II
7 2 (0.35%) BS7799
7 2 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.35%) FATCA
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.35%) SLA
8 1 (0.18%) IFRS
8 1 (0.18%) PMO
8 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) HDFS
3 2 (0.35%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (0.53%) FTK
2 2 (0.35%) Ambari
2 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.18%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 66 (11.68%) SAP
2 46 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.43%) Oracle
4 26 (4.60%) Tableau
5 24 (4.25%) Informatica
6 20 (3.54%) Teradata
7 13 (2.30%) IBM
8 12 (2.12%) Charles River
8 12 (2.12%) SimCorp
9 9 (1.59%) CA
10 8 (1.42%) Google
11 7 (1.24%) Cloudera
12 6 (1.06%) Adobe
13 5 (0.88%) Ab Initio
13 5 (0.88%) DataFlux
13 5 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.88%) Netezza
13 5 (0.88%) Progress
13 5 (0.88%) Talend
14 4 (0.71%) ServiceNow