Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 441 459
Rank change year-on-year -35 +18 +38
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 461 507 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.60% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 365 331
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £375
90th Percentile £715 £713 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +130.19% -15.98%
10th Percentile £28.75 £21.80 £12.24
90th Percentile £47.50 £68.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £13.25
% change year-on-year +14.75% +130.19% -

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 88,851 84,367 90,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.72% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,575 55,816 59,552
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £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 2,431 2,058 2,442
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.38% +6.82%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -55 428 £500 -8.26% 128
UK excluding London -16 239 £475 +5.56% 78
London -45 218 £500 -16.67% 56
South East +23 85 £500 +17.65% 22
North of England -51 41 £471 -9.16% 15
Midlands -14 34 £495 +13.68% 11
South West -9 30 £463 +2.78% 17
Scotland -16 26 £425 +14.86% 4
West Midlands +2 25 £497 +17.00% 9
East of England +3 22 £500 +5.26% 7
North West -41 19 £538 -10.42% 13
Yorkshire -35 15 £438 -28.28% 1
East Midlands -6 9 £425 -20.93% 2
North East -1 8 £658 +7.79% 1
Wales -19 4 £416 +4.06% 1

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 174 (37.74%) Data Quality
2 134 (29.07%) Analytics
3 128 (27.77%) Business Intelligence
4 126 (27.33%) SQL
5 121 (26.25%) Data Warehouse
6 120 (26.03%) Data Management
7 118 (25.60%) Finance
8 107 (23.21%) Data Modelling
9 87 (18.87%) Data Architecture
10 80 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
11 77 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
12 76 (16.49%) Big Data
12 76 (16.49%) Data Analysis
13 70 (15.18%) ETL
14 68 (14.75%) Hadoop
15 65 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 63 (13.67%) Data Integration
17 62 (13.45%) Microsoft
18 58 (12.58%) Oracle
18 58 (12.58%) Master Data Management
19 56 (12.15%) Migration
20 53 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
21 49 (10.63%) SQL Server
22 48 (10.41%) Tableau
22 48 (10.41%) Data Strategy
23 47 (10.20%) Visualisation
23 47 (10.20%) Business Analysis
24 45 (9.76%) Metadata Management
25 43 (9.33%) GDPR
26 40 (8.68%) Relational Database

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 33 (7.16%) SAS
2 28 (6.07%) Apache Spark
3 18 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.17%) Confluence
5 9 (1.95%) Apache
6 6 (1.30%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.87%) CMS
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.43%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.22%) IIS
9 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.22%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.25%) SAP MDG
2 7 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.65%) FastStats
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.65%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.43%) BPCS
6 2 (0.43%) Movex
6 2 (0.43%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 53 (11.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.39%) Office 365
4 10 (2.17%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.74%) Serverless
7 7 (1.52%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (1.08%) iPaaS
9 5 (1.08%) PaaS
10 3 (0.65%) IaaS
10 3 (0.65%) SaaS
11 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.43%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.22%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.52%) SMS
2 1 (0.22%) Firewall
2 1 (0.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.22%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.22%) Skype
2 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (26.25%) Data Warehouse
2 76 (16.49%) Big Data
3 68 (14.75%) Hadoop
4 49 (10.63%) SQL Server
5 40 (8.68%) Relational Database
6 38 (8.24%) Apache Hive
7 35 (7.59%) Data Lake
8 30 (6.51%) Power BI
9 22 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (3.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 17 (3.69%) RDBMS
13 16 (3.47%) NoSQL
14 12 (2.60%) IBM InfoSphere
14 12 (2.60%) MongoDB
15 11 (2.39%) HBase
15 11 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (2.17%) Data Mining
16 10 (2.17%) HDInsight
16 10 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (6.07%) ERwin
2 15 (3.25%) JIRA
3 6 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.08%) Toad
4 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) ER Studio
5 1 (0.22%) GitLab
5 1 (0.22%) Hudson
5 1 (0.22%) LSMW
General
1 118 (25.60%) Finance
2 37 (8.03%) Retail
3 28 (6.07%) Banking
4 26 (5.64%) Marketing
5 16 (3.47%) Legal
6 11 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.17%) Publishing
8 8 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.30%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.30%) Law
11 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.43%) Games
12 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 119 (25.81%) Analyst
2 98 (21.26%) Architect
3 70 (15.18%) Data Architect
4 57 (12.36%) Business Analyst
4 57 (12.36%) Data Analyst
4 57 (12.36%) Developer
5 35 (7.59%) Data Business Analyst
6 25 (5.42%) Consultant
6 25 (5.42%) Project Manager
7 22 (4.77%) Data Manager
8 20 (4.34%) Governance Analyst
9 16 (3.47%) Data Engineer
10 15 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
11 14 (3.04%) Data Consultant
12 13 (2.82%) Data Quality Analyst
13 12 (2.60%) Data Modeller
14 11 (2.39%) ETL Developer
14 11 (2.39%) Financial Analyst
15 10 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
16 9 (1.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.04%) Kafka
2 6 (1.30%) .NET
2 6 (1.30%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.08%) Middleware
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (1.08%) React
3 5 (1.08%) RESTful
4 4 (0.87%) XML
5 3 (0.65%) CSS
5 3 (0.65%) EDI
5 3 (0.65%) HTML
5 3 (0.65%) HTML5
5 3 (0.65%) MDX
5 3 (0.65%) PySpark
5 3 (0.65%) Redux
6 2 (0.43%) Bokeh
6 2 (0.43%) D3.js
6 2 (0.43%) ggplot2
6 2 (0.43%) Seaborn
6 2 (0.43%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 77 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.46%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.42%) Data Structures
4 19 (4.12%) Reference Data
5 14 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.82%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.39%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
8 11 (2.39%) Taxonomies
9 5 (1.08%) NHS
10 4 (0.87%) Fintech
10 4 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.65%) Blog
11 3 (0.65%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.65%) Equities
11 3 (0.65%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.65%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.12%) Linux
2 17 (3.69%) Unix
3 15 (3.25%) Windows
4 6 (1.30%) Solaris
4 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.65%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (29.07%) Analytics
2 128 (27.77%) Business Intelligence
3 120 (26.03%) Data Management
4 107 (23.21%) Data Modelling
5 87 (18.87%) Data Architecture
6 80 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (16.49%) Data Analysis
8 70 (15.18%) ETL
9 65 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 63 (13.67%) Data Integration
11 58 (12.58%) Master Data Management
12 56 (12.15%) Migration
13 48 (10.41%) Data Strategy
14 47 (10.20%) Business Analysis
14 47 (10.20%) Visualisation
15 45 (9.76%) Metadata Management
16 37 (8.03%) Data Migration
17 36 (7.81%) Data Science
18 33 (7.16%) Data Security
19 32 (6.94%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (27.33%) SQL
2 33 (7.16%) Python
3 18 (3.90%) R
4 16 (3.47%) Java
5 13 (2.82%) C#
6 12 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.39%) VBA
8 9 (1.95%) MATLAB
8 9 (1.95%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.74%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.52%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.87%) C
11 4 (0.87%) Scala
12 3 (0.65%) ES6
13 2 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.43%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.22%) Java 8
14 1 (0.22%) Ruby
14 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (4.56%) Degree
2 10 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.65%) APMP
6 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.43%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CISSP
7 1 (0.22%) CRISC
7 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.22%) ISACA
7 1 (0.22%) ISEB
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (37.74%) Data Quality
2 43 (9.33%) GDPR
3 18 (3.90%) QA
4 6 (1.30%) SLA
5 3 (0.65%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) PMO
7 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (3.04%) Apache Flume
1 14 (3.04%) HDFS
2 6 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.22%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.22%) Docker
4 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (2.82%) Oozie
2 4 (0.87%) Consul
2 4 (0.87%) Hadoop YARN
2 4 (0.87%) Packer
2 4 (0.87%) Terraform
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.22%) Control-M
4 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.22%) PingFederate
4 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 58 (12.58%) Oracle
3 48 (10.41%) Tableau
4 39 (8.46%) SAP
5 34 (7.38%) Informatica
6 32 (6.94%) Talend
7 20 (4.34%) Teradata
8 16 (3.47%) Alteryx
8 16 (3.47%) IBM
9 14 (3.04%) Ab Initio
10 11 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (2.17%) Google
12 9 (1.95%) Netezza
13 7 (1.52%) Cloudera
13 7 (1.52%) RapidMiner
14 6 (1.30%) CA
15 5 (1.08%) Databricks
16 4 (0.87%) Remedy
16 4 (0.87%) Trillium
17 3 (0.65%) Cognos