Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 410 456 468
Rank change year-on-year +46 +12 +9
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 573 464 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.57% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 300 305
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.90% -7.00%
10th Percentile £331 £363 £300
90th Percentile £688 £721 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £490 £450
% change year-on-year -6.63% +8.89% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 1
UK median hourly rate £56.00 £13.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +330.77% -17.56% -75.36%
10th Percentile £33.10 £12.42 £15.39
90th Percentile £78.50 £38.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +126.92% - -

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 84,751 81,607 87,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.83% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,773 54,043 56,866
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,963 2,262 2,675
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.42 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +4.58% +16.75%
10th Percentile £11.42 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.08% -4.00% +25.00%

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 6 months to 17 January 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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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 +43 534 £550 +4.76% 118
UK excluding London +76 290 £458 -6.63% 44
London +17 268 £580 +5.45% 75
South East +6 93 £450 -10.00% 10
North of England +62 80 £550 +15.79% 13
Midlands +8 47 £413 -15.82% 17
North West +21 45 £610 +17.31% 5
West Midlands 0 33 £400 -15.79% 13
Yorkshire +34 31 £600 +26.32% 6
South West +19 29 £450 -20.70% 1
Scotland -7 25 £413 -2.94% 1
North East +59 14 £610 +49.69% 2
East Midlands +7 12 £450 -8.16% 4
East of England -27 9 £538 +26.47% 2
Wales - 6 £500 -
Channel Islands - 1 £575 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 201 (35.08%) Data Management
2 163 (28.45%) Data Quality
3 161 (28.10%) Data Modelling
4 157 (27.40%) Finance
5 140 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
5 140 (24.43%) SQL
6 137 (23.91%) GDPR
7 104 (18.15%) Data Architecture
8 101 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
9 99 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
10 98 (17.10%) Analytics
11 89 (15.53%) Data Analysis
12 85 (14.83%) Data Warehouse
13 78 (13.61%) Migration
14 77 (13.44%) Data Protection
15 75 (13.09%) Big Data
16 73 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
16 73 (12.74%) ETL
17 70 (12.22%) Microsoft
18 67 (11.69%) SAP
19 66 (11.52%) Management Information System
20 61 (10.65%) Master Data Management
21 59 (10.30%) Data Strategy
22 58 (10.12%) Project Management
23 55 (9.60%) Data Migration
24 54 (9.42%) Data Security
25 51 (8.90%) Banking
25 51 (8.90%) Business Analysis
26 49 (8.55%) Python
27 48 (8.38%) SQL Server

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 37 (6.46%) SAS
2 20 (3.49%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.92%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.40%) Apache
6 6 (1.05%) Confluence
7 3 (0.52%) CMS
7 3 (0.52%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (3.66%) SAP MDG
2 15 (2.62%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.40%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (1.22%) SAP MM
4 7 (1.22%) SimCorp Dimension
5 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.35%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CAR
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.17%) SAP MDG-S
7 1 (0.17%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.70%) Office 365
4 4 (0.70%) SaaS
5 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.52%) IaaS
5 3 (0.52%) PaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.35%) Veeva
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.22%) Intranet
2 6 (1.05%) Firewall
3 4 (0.70%) Skype
4 3 (0.52%) SMS
5 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.35%) Network Security
5 2 (0.35%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.17%) FWSM
6 1 (0.17%) Internet
6 1 (0.17%) MPLS
6 1 (0.17%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.83%) Data Warehouse
2 75 (13.09%) Big Data
3 48 (8.38%) SQL Server
4 47 (8.20%) Hadoop
5 35 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
6 34 (5.93%) NoSQL
7 33 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (5.24%) Relational Database
9 28 (4.89%) QlikView
10 26 (4.54%) Apache Hive
11 19 (3.32%) Pentaho
12 18 (3.14%) Data Mining
12 18 (3.14%) Power BI
13 17 (2.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 17 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 16 (2.79%) Data Lake
14 16 (2.79%) MongoDB
14 16 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (2.44%) HBase
16 12 (2.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (3.32%) ERwin
2 12 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.75%) JIRA
4 6 (1.05%) LSMW
4 6 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.87%) Subversion
5 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.35%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) Hudson
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA Agile
General
1 157 (27.40%) Finance
2 51 (8.90%) Banking
3 44 (7.68%) Legal
4 30 (5.24%) Retail
5 29 (5.06%) Marketing
6 18 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.57%) Law
9 8 (1.40%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.22%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.87%) Advertising
12 4 (0.70%) Billing
12 4 (0.70%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.52%) Electronics
13 3 (0.52%) Local Government
14 2 (0.35%) Automotive
14 2 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 190 (33.16%) Analyst
2 139 (24.26%) Architect
3 109 (19.02%) Data Analyst
4 108 (18.85%) Data Architect
5 85 (14.83%) Business Analyst
6 59 (10.30%) Developer
7 50 (8.73%) Project Manager
8 45 (7.85%) Data Business Analyst
9 35 (6.11%) Consultant
10 31 (5.41%) Governance Analyst
11 27 (4.71%) Data Manager
12 25 (4.36%) Java Developer
13 23 (4.01%) Data Consultant
13 23 (4.01%) Python Developer
14 20 (3.49%) GDPR Project Manager
15 19 (3.32%) Governance Manager
16 18 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 17 (2.97%) Data Governance Manager
17 17 (2.97%) SAP Analyst
17 17 (2.97%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.01%) RESTful
2 19 (3.32%) JDBC
3 17 (2.97%) AngularJS
4 15 (2.62%) CSS
4 15 (2.62%) HTML
5 14 (2.44%) Kafka
6 13 (2.27%) HTML5
7 10 (1.75%) Web Services
8 9 (1.57%) CSS3
9 8 (1.40%) jQuery
10 6 (1.05%) FpML
10 6 (1.05%) JSON
10 6 (1.05%) REST
10 6 (1.05%) SAML
10 6 (1.05%) XML
11 5 (0.87%) CNTK
11 5 (0.87%) Flask
11 5 (0.87%) MXNet
11 5 (0.87%) TensorFlow
11 5 (0.87%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 101 (17.63%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (11.52%) Management Information System
3 22 (3.84%) Data Structures
4 21 (3.66%) Reference Data
5 20 (3.49%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.32%) Taxonomies
7 14 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.75%) User Experience
10 7 (1.22%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.05%) Fintech
11 6 (1.05%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.87%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.87%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.87%) PKI
13 4 (0.70%) CMDB
13 4 (0.70%) Derivative
13 4 (0.70%) LIMS
14 3 (0.52%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.27%) Windows
2 12 (2.09%) Unix
3 8 (1.40%) Linux
4 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (35.08%) Data Management
2 161 (28.10%) Data Modelling
3 140 (24.43%) Business Intelligence
4 104 (18.15%) Data Architecture
5 99 (17.28%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (17.10%) Analytics
7 89 (15.53%) Data Analysis
8 78 (13.61%) Migration
9 77 (13.44%) Data Protection
10 73 (12.74%) ETL
10 73 (12.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 61 (10.65%) Master Data Management
12 59 (10.30%) Data Strategy
13 58 (10.12%) Project Management
14 55 (9.60%) Data Migration
15 54 (9.42%) Data Security
16 51 (8.90%) Business Analysis
17 48 (8.38%) Data Integration
18 47 (8.20%) Visualisation
19 43 (7.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 140 (24.43%) SQL
2 49 (8.55%) Python
3 47 (8.20%) Java
4 27 (4.71%) JavaScript
5 18 (3.14%) Scala
6 16 (2.79%) VBA
7 15 (2.62%) C
8 14 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 14 (2.44%) R
9 11 (1.92%) C#
10 10 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.22%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.22%) VB
12 3 (0.52%) C++
13 2 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.17%) ABAP
14 1 (0.17%) Go
14 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (7.33%) Degree
2 11 (1.92%) CISSP
2 11 (1.92%) ISEB
3 9 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.57%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.40%) CISM
4 8 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.22%) CISA
6 6 (1.05%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.05%) PMP
6 6 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.87%) CRISC
8 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.52%) IIBA
9 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CCIE
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.17%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (28.45%) Data Quality
2 137 (23.91%) GDPR
3 19 (3.32%) QA
4 11 (1.92%) Solvency II
5 8 (1.40%) MiFID
6 5 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.87%) EMIR
6 5 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.52%) BS7799
7 3 (0.52%) IFRS
7 3 (0.52%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.35%) Basel II
8 2 (0.35%) COBIT
8 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.35%) FATCA
8 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.35%) PMO
8 2 (0.35%) SLA
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (1.22%) Apache Flume
2 6 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.87%) Docker
4 3 (0.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.35%) Ambari
2 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.17%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 70 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 67 (11.69%) SAP
3 46 (8.03%) Oracle
4 36 (6.28%) Tableau
5 28 (4.89%) Informatica
6 22 (3.84%) Teradata
7 12 (2.09%) CA
8 11 (1.92%) IBM
8 11 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (1.57%) Google
10 8 (1.40%) Adobe
11 7 (1.22%) Alteryx
11 7 (1.22%) Charles River
11 7 (1.22%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.22%) SimCorp
11 7 (1.22%) Talend
12 5 (0.87%) DataFlux
13 4 (0.70%) Ab Initio
13 4 (0.70%) Netezza
13 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com