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 27 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 128 104
Rank change year-on-year +13 -24  
Contract jobs citing Data Governance 6 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.52% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Median daily rate £483 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.66% -13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 1728 2505 1797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.60% 82.62% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1502 1114
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £44.25
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 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 27 June 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 27 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
Birmingham +11 3 £550 +51.72%
Halesowen - 1 £415 -
Data Governance
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Governance.

1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Data Management
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Data Quality
4 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) ETL
5 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Information Security
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
6 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Banking
6 3 (17.65%) Information Management
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) Cognos

Data Governance
Co-occurring 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 (5.88%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (11.76%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (11.76%) OLAP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Power BI
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Data Governance Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Data Governance Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Governance Manager
2 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Data Governance Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Data Quality Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Data Quality Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Governance Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Project Governance Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Quality Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) Lucene
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Data Management
2 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
2 5 (29.41%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (17.65%) Data Mapping
4 3 (17.65%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Information Management
4 3 (17.65%) Master Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 3 (17.65%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) FTK
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Cognos
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Trillium
5 1 (5.88%) IDERA
5 1 (5.88%) Nuix
5 1 (5.88%) RedGate
5 1 (5.88%) Tableau