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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 435 440 362
Rank change year-on-year +5 -78  
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 171 212 280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.39% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.48% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 154 153
Median daily rate £500 £475 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £478 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +6.11% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 37580 44576 42623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.82% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24839 29287 26403
Median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1229
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +32.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Data Governance
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Governance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 29 March 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
Top 30 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 29 March 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 +3 162 £490 +3.15% 26
London +11 91 £550 +10.55% 12
South East +19 33 £425 -10.52% 3
City of London -8 19 £550 - 3
Berkshire +24 11 £375 -16.66% 2
West Midlands +14 11 £480 +20.00%
South West -7 10 £575 +25.27% 1
North West +22 6 £606 +42.64% 3
Hampshire +12 6 £450 +5.88%
Southampton +9 6 £450 -25.00%
West Sussex +7 5 £425 -19.04%
Warwickshire +3 5 £480 +20.00%
South Wales - 5 £550 - 1
Wales - 5 £550 - 1
Cardiff - 5 £550 - 1
Canary Wharf +1 4 £615 +29.47%
Bristol -1 4 £563 +11.49% 1
Kent - 4 £338 -
Wiltshire +4 3 £575 +27.77%
East of England -6 3 £451 +46.50% 1
East Midlands -9 3 £490 -2.00% 2
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Scotland +29 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +10 2 £490 -12.88%
Nottingham +8 2 £490 -2.00%
Bracknell +2 2 - -
Suffolk 0 2 - -
Swindon -2 2 £575 +27.77%
Ipswich -3 2 - -
Plymouth - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 183 (45.30%) Data Management
2 147 (36.39%) Data Modelling
3 134 (33.17%) Finance
4 125 (30.94%) Data Quality
5 88 (21.78%) Data Architecture
6 85 (21.04%) Data Warehouse
7 83 (20.54%) Business Intelligence
8 82 (20.30%) Analytics
9 79 (19.55%) ETL
10 74 (18.32%) SAP
11 68 (16.83%) Master Data Management
12 65 (16.09%) SQL
13 60 (14.85%) Banking
14 57 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 50 (12.38%) Data Integration
16 49 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
16 49 (12.13%) Migration
16 49 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (11.88%) Data Analysis
18 45 (11.14%) Microsoft
19 44 (10.89%) Project Management
19 44 (10.89%) SQL Server
20 43 (10.64%) Big Data
20 43 (10.64%) Data Migration
21 40 (9.90%) Reference Data
22 34 (8.42%) Business Analysis
22 34 (8.42%) Information Management
23 32 (7.92%) SAP MDG
24 31 (7.67%) Data Security
25 30 (7.43%) 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 12 (2.97%) SAS
2 11 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.24%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.50%) Confluence
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.25%) CMS
6 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.25%) JBoss
6 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.25%) Predix
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.97%) MS Office
3 7 (1.73%) SPSS
4 6 (1.49%) MS Project
5 5 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (7.92%) SAP MDG
2 6 (1.49%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.49%) SAP MDM
3 5 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (1.24%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.99%) Maximo
5 3 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.50%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.25%) Magento
7 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG-F
7 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.98%) Google Tag Manager
4 5 (1.24%) Office 365
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (0.50%) Veeva
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.25%) Force.com
6 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.73%) HTTP
2 5 (1.24%) Skype
3 2 (0.50%) Internet
3 2 (0.50%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) FTP
4 1 (0.25%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.25%) LDAP
4 1 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (21.04%) Data Warehouse
2 44 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 43 (10.64%) Big Data
4 29 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (6.68%) Hadoop
6 24 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (4.21%) NoSQL
8 16 (3.96%) QlikView
9 15 (3.71%) Relational Database
10 14 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (2.97%) IBM InfoSphere
11 12 (2.97%) OLAP
12 11 (2.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 10 (2.48%) MongoDB
14 9 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (2.23%) Power BI
15 8 (1.98%) Apache Hive
15 8 (1.98%) SAP HANA
16 7 (1.73%) MS Access
16 7 (1.73%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (2.48%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.24%) LSMW
3 5 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.99%) ERwin
4 4 (0.99%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.74%) JIRA
6 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.25%) Maven
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.25%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
General
1 134 (33.17%) Finance
2 60 (14.85%) Banking
3 19 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 15 (3.71%) Marketing
4 15 (3.71%) Retail
5 8 (1.98%) Legal
6 7 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.24%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Electronics
10 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.50%) French Language
10 2 (0.50%) German Language
10 2 (0.50%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 115 (28.47%) Architect
2 99 (24.50%) Analyst
3 92 (22.77%) Data Architect
4 55 (13.61%) Data Analyst
5 45 (11.14%) Consultant
6 40 (9.90%) Data Manager
7 39 (9.65%) Business Analyst
8 35 (8.66%) Data Consultant
9 26 (6.44%) Data Business Analyst
10 22 (5.45%) Developer
11 21 (5.20%) SAP Consultant
12 20 (4.95%) Governance Analyst
13 18 (4.46%) Data Governance Consultant
13 18 (4.46%) Governance Consultant
14 16 (3.96%) Governance Manager
14 16 (3.96%) SAP MDG Consultant
15 15 (3.71%) Data Governance Analyst
15 15 (3.71%) Data Governance Manager
15 15 (3.71%) Solutions Architect
16 14 (3.47%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.96%) XML
2 14 (3.47%) REST
3 10 (2.48%) SOAP
4 8 (1.98%) Web Dynpro
5 7 (1.73%) HTML
5 7 (1.73%) JSON
5 7 (1.73%) Regular Expression
5 7 (1.73%) SAP Fiori
6 6 (1.49%) Web Services
7 5 (1.24%) PostGIS
8 3 (0.74%) J2EE
8 3 (0.74%) RESTful
8 3 (0.74%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.50%) .NET
9 2 (0.50%) D3.js
9 2 (0.50%) EDI
9 2 (0.50%) Kafka
9 2 (0.50%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (0.50%) SAP ALE
9 2 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (9.90%) Reference Data
3 24 (5.94%) Data Structures
4 23 (5.69%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 11 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.98%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.49%) Derivative
8 6 (1.49%) Taxonomies
9 5 (1.24%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.24%) Equities
9 5 (1.24%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.99%) User Experience
11 3 (0.74%) FMCG
11 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.74%) Replication
11 3 (0.74%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.73%) Linux
2 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (45.30%) Data Management
2 147 (36.39%) Data Modelling
3 88 (21.78%) Data Architecture
4 83 (20.54%) Business Intelligence
5 82 (20.30%) Analytics
6 79 (19.55%) ETL
7 68 (16.83%) Master Data Management
8 57 (14.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (12.38%) Data Integration
10 49 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (12.13%) Migration
11 48 (11.88%) Data Analysis
12 44 (10.89%) Project Management
13 43 (10.64%) Data Migration
14 34 (8.42%) Business Analysis
14 34 (8.42%) Information Management
15 31 (7.67%) Data Security
16 28 (6.93%) Logical Data Model
17 27 (6.68%) Data Mapping
18 26 (6.44%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 65 (16.09%) SQL
2 17 (4.21%) Java
3 11 (2.72%) ABAP
4 7 (1.73%) Python
4 7 (1.73%) R
4 7 (1.73%) T-SQL
5 6 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.24%) C++
7 4 (0.99%) C
7 4 (0.99%) C#
7 4 (0.99%) VB
7 4 (0.99%) VBA
8 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.50%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.25%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.25%) Perl
10 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (7.43%) Degree
2 6 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.24%) CISA
3 5 (1.24%) CISSP
4 4 (0.99%) CISM
4 4 (0.99%) ISEB
4 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (0.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (0.74%) CRISC
5 3 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.50%) PMP
6 2 (0.50%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.25%) HNC
7 1 (0.25%) IIBA
7 1 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (30.94%) Data Quality
2 13 (3.22%) GDPR
3 10 (2.48%) Solvency II
4 9 (2.23%) FATCA
5 7 (1.73%) QA
6 6 (1.49%) MiFID
7 4 (0.99%) IFRS
7 4 (0.99%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.74%) SLA
9 2 (0.50%) Basel III
9 2 (0.50%) COBIT
10 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.25%) EMIR
10 1 (0.25%) GMP
10 1 (0.25%) GxP
10 1 (0.25%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.49%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.25%) Control-M
2 1 (0.25%) Oozie
2 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 74 (18.32%) SAP
2 45 (11.14%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.18%) Informatica
4 27 (6.68%) Oracle
5 22 (5.45%) Tableau
6 17 (4.21%) IBM
7 15 (3.71%) Cognos
8 10 (2.48%) Talend
9 9 (2.23%) Google
10 8 (1.98%) Adobe
11 5 (1.24%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.24%) ESRI
11 5 (1.24%) Reuters
11 5 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.99%) Ab Initio
12 4 (0.99%) Fidessa
12 4 (0.99%) Teradata
13 3 (0.74%) GoldenSource
13 3 (0.74%) Netezza
13 3 (0.74%) Trillium
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