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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 398 406 441
Rank change year-on-year +8 +35  
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 218 255 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.47% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.57% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 161 138
Median daily rate £513 £540 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.09% +13.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £688 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Median hourly rate £25.50 £31.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.68% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year +85.29% -  

Data Governance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39769 44877 44538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.43% 83.33% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 99202 112242 99576
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £284 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3122 2959 3052
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.78 £51.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Data Governance in the UK

Data Governance
Top 10 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 208 £513 -5.96% 49
London -5 121 £575 +4.54% 28
UK excluding London +24 95 £475 +5.55% 25
North of England +61 30 £425 -3.40% 7
South East +16 22 £500 +17.64% 11
Midlands +13 13 £550 +49.15% 2
South West -5 11 £475 -15.55%
East of England +1 9 £420 -11.57% 1
Scotland +31 5 £520 +30.00% 4
Wales - 5 £375 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 156 (40.31%) Data Management
2 148 (38.24%) Finance
3 134 (34.63%) Data Modelling
4 126 (32.56%) Data Quality
5 90 (23.26%) SQL
6 80 (20.67%) Data Warehouse
7 76 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (18.60%) ETL
9 70 (18.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 69 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
11 65 (16.80%) Data Architecture
12 63 (16.28%) Analytics
13 52 (13.44%) SAP
13 52 (13.44%) Data Analysis
14 50 (12.92%) Data Integration
14 50 (12.92%) GDPR
15 49 (12.66%) SQL Server
16 45 (11.63%) Business Analysis
16 45 (11.63%) Big Data
16 45 (11.63%) Master Data Management
16 45 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
17 42 (10.85%) Project Management
18 41 (10.59%) Microsoft
19 40 (10.34%) Migration
20 36 (9.30%) Banking
20 36 (9.30%) Oracle
20 36 (9.30%) Hadoop
20 36 (9.30%) Data Migration
21 35 (9.04%) Data Strategy
22 34 (8.79%) Degree

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 18 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.10%) SAS
3 6 (1.55%) Apache Solr
3 6 (1.55%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.29%) IBM Domino
5 4 (1.03%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.78%) Confluence
6 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.78%) MQSeries
6 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Predix
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.36%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.03%) SPSS
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.36%) Markit EDM
2 10 (2.58%) SAP MDG
3 7 (1.81%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (1.03%) SAP MDM
4 4 (1.03%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.52%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.52%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.52%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.52%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.26%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.07%) Office 365
4 3 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (0.78%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.52%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.26%) Force.com
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.81%) LDAP
2 6 (1.55%) Skype
3 3 (0.78%) HTTP
4 2 (0.52%) Internet
4 2 (0.52%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.52%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.26%) Firewall
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (20.67%) Data Warehouse
2 49 (12.66%) SQL Server
3 45 (11.63%) Big Data
4 36 (9.30%) Hadoop
5 24 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
7 19 (4.91%) MongoDB
8 18 (4.65%) Data Lake
9 17 (4.39%) Relational Database
9 17 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (3.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.36%) NoSQL
11 12 (3.10%) IBM InfoSphere
12 11 (2.84%) Power BI
13 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (2.07%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.81%) MySQL
15 7 (1.81%) Pentaho
15 7 (1.81%) QlikView
16 6 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 17 (4.39%) JIRA
2 8 (2.07%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.29%) ERwin
3 5 (1.29%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.52%) LSMW
5 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.26%) XMLSpy
General
1 148 (38.24%) Finance
2 36 (9.30%) Banking
3 21 (5.43%) Retail
4 19 (4.91%) Legal
5 12 (3.10%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.84%) Marketing
7 7 (1.81%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.03%) Front Office
8 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 3 (0.78%) Back Office
9 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) Games
10 2 (0.52%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Publishing
11 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (32.04%) Analyst
2 96 (24.81%) Architect
3 74 (19.12%) Data Analyst
4 68 (17.57%) Data Architect
5 51 (13.18%) Business Analyst
6 37 (9.56%) Data Manager
7 27 (6.98%) Data Business Analyst
8 26 (6.72%) Project Manager
9 25 (6.46%) Consultant
10 24 (6.20%) Developer
11 21 (5.43%) Data Governance Analyst
11 21 (5.43%) Data Governance Manager
11 21 (5.43%) Governance Manager
12 19 (4.91%) Data Consultant
13 17 (4.39%) Governance Analyst
14 16 (4.13%) Programme Manager
15 14 (3.62%) Delivery Manager
16 13 (3.36%) Data Quality Analyst
17 12 (3.10%) Quality Analyst
17 12 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.13%) JSON
2 12 (3.10%) D3.js
3 8 (2.07%) XML
4 7 (1.81%) REST
5 6 (1.55%) Web Services
6 5 (1.29%) PostGIS
7 4 (1.03%) SOAP
8 3 (0.78%) HTML
8 3 (0.78%) Lucene
9 2 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.52%) EDI
9 2 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.52%) FpML
9 2 (0.52%) J2EE
9 2 (0.52%) JMS
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.52%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.52%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.52%) SAP ALE
9 2 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.24%) Data Structures
3 26 (6.72%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.88%) Reference Data
5 12 (3.10%) Hedge funds
6 9 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.55%) Derivative
7 6 (1.55%) User Experience
8 5 (1.29%) Equities
8 5 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.29%) Replication
9 4 (1.03%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.78%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.78%) Life Science
10 3 (0.78%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.78%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.03%) Linux
1 4 (1.03%) Windows
2 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (40.31%) Data Management
2 134 (34.63%) Data Modelling
3 76 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (18.60%) ETL
5 70 (18.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (16.80%) Data Architecture
8 63 (16.28%) Analytics
9 52 (13.44%) Data Analysis
10 50 (12.92%) Data Integration
11 45 (11.63%) Business Analysis
11 45 (11.63%) Master Data Management
12 42 (10.85%) Project Management
13 40 (10.34%) Migration
14 36 (9.30%) Data Migration
15 35 (9.04%) Data Strategy
16 30 (7.75%) Visualisation
17 29 (7.49%) Information Security
18 28 (7.24%) Information Management
19 27 (6.98%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 90 (23.26%) SQL
2 15 (3.88%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.58%) Java
3 10 (2.58%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.07%) PL/SQL
4 8 (2.07%) R
5 5 (1.29%) C#
5 5 (1.29%) Python
5 5 (1.29%) VBA
6 3 (0.78%) Perl
6 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.52%) C
7 2 (0.52%) VB
8 1 (0.26%) ABAP
8 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.26%) C++
8 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (8.79%) Degree
2 12 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.78%) PMP
5 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.52%) CISA
6 2 (0.52%) CISSP
6 2 (0.52%) ISEB
6 2 (0.52%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.26%) CISM
7 1 (0.26%) CRISC
7 1 (0.26%) HNC
7 1 (0.26%) IIBA
7 1 (0.26%) MRICS
7 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (32.56%) Data Quality
2 50 (12.92%) GDPR
3 13 (3.36%) MiFID
4 12 (3.10%) QA
5 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.78%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.52%) EMIR
6 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) GMP
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) FTK
1 3 (0.78%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 52 (13.44%) SAP
2 41 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 36 (9.30%) Oracle
4 33 (8.53%) Informatica
5 21 (5.43%) IBM
6 19 (4.91%) Tableau
7 8 (2.07%) Charles River
7 8 (2.07%) Cognos
7 8 (2.07%) Talend
8 7 (1.81%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.81%) Google
8 7 (1.81%) SimCorp
9 6 (1.55%) CA
9 6 (1.55%) Fidessa
10 5 (1.29%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.29%) DataFlux
10 5 (1.29%) ESRI
11 4 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.03%) SmartCo
11 4 (1.03%) Trillium
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