Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 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.

Data Governance
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 428 487 477
Rank change year-on-year +59 -10 -21
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 570 411 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.50% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 269 314
UK median daily rate £500 £510 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £364 £362 £361
90th Percentile £688 £703 £676
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £478 £450
% change year-on-year -0.52% +6.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -27.59% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +125.00% -

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 88,579 81,472 92,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.73% 84.93% 84.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,435 53,324 61,119
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +5.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,441 2,132 2,266
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.49 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% - +16.01%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Top 15 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 22 July 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
England +58 543 £500 -1.96% 104
London +15 298 £525 -4.55% 50
UK excluding London +50 264 £475 -0.52% 59
South East +22 95 £500 +2.56% 16
North of England -7 59 £515 +5.64% 14
Midlands +10 45 £425 -15.00% 10
North West -8 36 £525 - 7
West Midlands -10 31 £436 -12.75% 10
South West +14 29 £475 - 9
Scotland -21 20 £435 -16.35% 5
Yorkshire -18 19 £450 -23.08% 6
East of England +9 16 £525 +20.69% 5
East Midlands +7 14 £425 -17.07%
North East +3 5 £686 +12.42% 1
Wales -17 3 £650 +44.44%

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 with a requirement for Data Governance.

1 216 (37.89%) Data Quality
2 189 (33.16%) Data Management
3 175 (30.70%) Data Modelling
4 165 (28.95%) Analytics
5 157 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
6 149 (26.14%) Finance
7 141 (24.74%) Data Architecture
8 139 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
9 128 (22.46%) SQL
10 114 (20.00%) Big Data
11 100 (17.54%) GDPR
12 96 (16.84%) Hadoop
13 95 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 92 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
15 90 (15.79%) Oracle
16 87 (15.26%) ETL
17 85 (14.91%) Data Integration
18 80 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
19 75 (13.16%) Data Analysis
19 75 (13.16%) SQL Server
20 72 (12.63%) Master Data Management
21 67 (11.75%) Migration
22 65 (11.40%) Metadata Management
23 61 (10.70%) Visualisation
23 61 (10.70%) Data Strategy
24 59 (10.35%) Microsoft
25 58 (10.18%) Apache Hive
26 57 (10.00%) Data Security
27 56 (9.82%) Tableau
28 54 (9.47%) Business Analysis

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 44 (7.72%) Apache Spark
2 33 (5.79%) SAS
3 28 (4.91%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.16%) Apache
5 17 (2.98%) Apache Pig
6 8 (1.40%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.88%) CMS
8 4 (0.70%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.53%) Confluence
9 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.18%) IIS
11 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.53%) SPSS
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Revit
7 1 (0.18%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 12 (2.11%) SAP MDG
2 7 (1.23%) Eloqua
3 5 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.70%) SAP MDM
4 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.53%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.35%) BPCS
6 2 (0.35%) Movex
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.35%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.18%) FastStats
7 1 (0.18%) Magento
7 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 53 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.33%) Amazon EMR
4 14 (2.46%) Office 365
5 13 (2.28%) Amazon Kinesis
5 13 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (2.28%) Serverless
6 9 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (1.40%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.05%) IaaS
8 6 (1.05%) iPaaS
8 6 (1.05%) PaaS
9 5 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.70%) SaaS
10 4 (0.70%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.35%) BlueKai
12 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.18%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.28%) SMS
2 5 (0.88%) Skype
3 1 (0.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (24.39%) Data Warehouse
2 114 (20.00%) Big Data
3 96 (16.84%) Hadoop
4 75 (13.16%) SQL Server
5 58 (10.18%) Apache Hive
6 51 (8.95%) Relational Database
7 45 (7.89%) Data Lake
8 36 (6.32%) NoSQL
9 31 (5.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 30 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
10 30 (5.26%) Power BI
11 26 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (3.33%) Data Mining
14 18 (3.16%) HBase
14 18 (3.16%) MongoDB
14 18 (3.16%) OLAP
15 14 (2.46%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (2.46%) MySQL
16 13 (2.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (5.09%) ERwin
2 9 (1.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.88%) GitLab
3 5 (0.88%) JIRA
3 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.70%) Maven
4 4 (0.70%) Subversion
4 4 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.53%) Toad
6 1 (0.18%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.18%) LSMW
6 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 149 (26.14%) Finance
2 40 (7.02%) Retail
3 37 (6.49%) Marketing
4 35 (6.14%) Banking
5 25 (4.39%) Legal
6 9 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.70%) Law
8 4 (0.70%) Publishing
8 4 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.53%) Billing
9 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.35%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) Front Office
10 2 (0.35%) German Language
10 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 141 (24.74%) Architect
2 132 (23.16%) Analyst
3 114 (20.00%) Data Architect
4 70 (12.28%) Data Analyst
5 62 (10.88%) Developer
6 59 (10.35%) Business Analyst
7 41 (7.19%) Data Manager
8 40 (7.02%) Project Manager
9 38 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
10 29 (5.09%) Consultant
11 28 (4.91%) Data Engineer
12 27 (4.74%) Governance Analyst
13 25 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (4.04%) Governance Manager
15 21 (3.68%) Data Governance Analyst
15 21 (3.68%) Data Governance Manager
16 16 (2.81%) Data Consultant
17 15 (2.63%) Big Data Engineer
18 14 (2.46%) GDPR Business Analyst
19 13 (2.28%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.86%) Kafka
1 22 (3.86%) XML
2 11 (1.93%) AngularJS
3 9 (1.58%) HTML
3 9 (1.58%) JSON
3 9 (1.58%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (1.40%) HTML5
4 8 (1.40%) RESTful
5 7 (1.23%) Web Services
6 6 (1.05%) Lucene
6 6 (1.05%) React
7 5 (0.88%) CSS
7 5 (0.88%) MDX
8 4 (0.70%) Ehcache
8 4 (0.70%) JDBC
8 4 (0.70%) Sass
8 4 (0.70%) Spring
8 4 (0.70%) TensorFlow
8 4 (0.70%) Velocity
8 4 (0.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.12%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.44%) Data Structures
4 24 (4.21%) Reference Data
5 15 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.28%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.40%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.23%) Taxonomies
12 6 (1.05%) Clustering
12 6 (1.05%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.05%) Equities
12 6 (1.05%) NHS
13 5 (0.88%) Derivative
13 5 (0.88%) User Experience
13 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.53%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.86%) Unix
2 14 (2.46%) Linux
3 10 (1.75%) Windows
4 7 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.05%) Solaris
6 1 (0.18%) Android
6 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (33.16%) Data Management
2 175 (30.70%) Data Modelling
3 165 (28.95%) Analytics
4 157 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
5 141 (24.74%) Data Architecture
6 95 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (16.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 87 (15.26%) ETL
9 85 (14.91%) Data Integration
10 75 (13.16%) Data Analysis
11 72 (12.63%) Master Data Management
12 67 (11.75%) Migration
13 65 (11.40%) Metadata Management
14 61 (10.70%) Data Strategy
14 61 (10.70%) Visualisation
15 57 (10.00%) Data Security
16 54 (9.47%) Business Analysis
17 47 (8.25%) Data Migration
18 43 (7.54%) Decision-Making
19 42 (7.37%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 128 (22.46%) SQL
2 40 (7.02%) Python
3 31 (5.44%) Java
4 20 (3.51%) R
4 20 (3.51%) Scala
5 17 (2.98%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.81%) C
7 14 (2.46%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.11%) VBA
9 9 (1.58%) PL/SQL
9 9 (1.58%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.40%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.70%) C#
11 4 (0.70%) ES6
11 4 (0.70%) Java 8
12 2 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.35%) Go
13 1 (0.18%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.18%) C++
13 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 27 (4.74%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.56%) Degree
4 10 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.70%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.53%) APMP
6 3 (0.53%) CISSP
7 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.35%) PMP
7 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CISA
8 1 (0.18%) CISM
8 1 (0.18%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.18%) ISACA
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (37.89%) Data Quality
2 100 (17.54%) GDPR
3 13 (2.28%) QA
4 6 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.70%) PMO
6 4 (0.70%) SLA
7 3 (0.53%) GCP
8 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.18%) IFRS
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.18%) MiFID
9 1 (0.18%) PSD2
9 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (3.51%) Apache Flume
2 15 (2.63%) HDFS
3 8 (1.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.88%) Docker
5 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 25 (4.39%) Oozie
2 8 (1.40%) Consul
2 8 (1.40%) Packer
2 8 (1.40%) Terraform
3 3 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 90 (15.79%) Oracle
2 59 (10.35%) Microsoft
3 56 (9.82%) Tableau
4 46 (8.07%) SAP
5 44 (7.72%) Talend
6 40 (7.02%) Informatica
7 24 (4.21%) Teradata
8 21 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (2.98%) Alteryx
9 17 (2.98%) Cloudera
9 17 (2.98%) IBM
10 14 (2.46%) Ab Initio
11 11 (1.93%) Google
12 9 (1.58%) CA
12 9 (1.58%) Netezza
13 6 (1.05%) RapidMiner
14 4 (0.70%) Cognos
14 4 (0.70%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 4 (0.70%) Sybase
14 4 (0.70%) Verint