The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Governance
England / West Midlands
Rank 103 122 106
Rank change year-on-year +19 -16  
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 12 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.49% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Median daily rate £480 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £358 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £755
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +6.66% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1826 2188 1825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 80.12% 82.47% 74.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1205 1038
Median daily rate £413 £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 106
Median hourly rate £24.75 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.61% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.75 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Data Governance
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Data Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Governance in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Governance in the West Midlands

Data Governance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Governance in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Governance in the West Midlands

Data Governance
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Warwickshire -3 5 £480 +20.00% 1
Birmingham +4 2 £280 - 1
Coventry - 1 £725 -
Halesowen - 1 £415 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Data Governance
England

Data Governance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Governance.

1 14 (43.75%) Finance
1 14 (43.75%) Data Management
2 12 (37.50%) Data Quality
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Data Modelling
4 9 (28.13%) Migration
4 9 (28.13%) Data Migration
5 8 (25.00%) Information Management
6 7 (21.88%) Project Management
7 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.63%) Data Analytics
8 5 (15.63%) Analytics
9 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
9 4 (12.50%) Web Operations
9 4 (12.50%) Open Source
9 4 (12.50%) Change Management
9 4 (12.50%) ETL
9 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.50%) Banking
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
10 3 (9.38%) Cognos
10 3 (9.38%) Visualisation

Data Governance
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.13%) SAS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.13%) OLAP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.13%) Power BI
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Governance Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Data Governance Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Data Governance Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Governance Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Data Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Data Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Data Quality Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Data Quality Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Data Governance Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) ETL Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Project Quality Manager
8 2 (6.25%) SSIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) JSON
1 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Data Management
2 10 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 9 (28.13%) Data Migration
3 9 (28.13%) Migration
4 8 (25.00%) Information Management
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Analytics
7 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (15.63%) Data Analytics
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) ETL
8 4 (12.50%) Open Source
8 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) Web Operations
9 3 (9.38%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (37.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Cognos
3 2 (6.25%) IDERA
3 2 (6.25%) RedGate
3 2 (6.25%) Tableau
3 2 (6.25%) Trillium
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle