The table below looks at the statistics for DataStage skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataStage over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 564 578 516
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -62
Contract jobs citing DataStage 57 67 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.51% 0.53% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 43 66
Median daily rate £500 £450 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £405 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £640 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11131 12712 12102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.46% 23.06% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7386 8478 8031
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 194 184
Median hourly rate £38.00 £23.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

DataStage
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DataStage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DataStage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DataStage
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DataStage within the UK.

DataStage Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DataStage
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataStage within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

DataStage Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DataStage
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DataStage within the UK.

DataStage Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DataStage
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataStage within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 54 £500 +11.11% 3
London +18 33 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £525 -
City of London -2 5 £469 -10.71% 1
Sheffield - 5 £525 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £525 -
South East +16 4 £550 +27.90%
Basildon +4 4 £258 -
Essex +3 4 £258 -25.36%
East of England -4 4 £258 -42.77%
North West +8 3 £500 -4.76% 1
Slough +10 2 - -
Berkshire -1 2 - -
Warrington - 2 £538 -
Cheshire - 2 £538 -
North East - 2 £325 -
Manchester -1 1 £500 -4.76% 1
East Midlands -9 1 - -
West Midlands -12 1 £550 +15.78% 1
Newport - 1 £750 -
South Wales - 1 £750 -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £500 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £550 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Wales - 1 £750 -

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DataStage 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 DataStage.

1 88 (68.75%) ETL
2 63 (49.22%) SQL
3 56 (43.75%) Oracle
4 53 (41.41%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (41.41%) IBM
5 50 (39.06%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (26.56%) Unix
7 33 (25.78%) Informatica
8 32 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 31 (24.22%) Cognos
10 30 (23.44%) Finance
10 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (23.44%) Analytics
10 30 (23.44%) IBM InfoSphere
11 29 (22.66%) Big Data
11 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
12 28 (21.88%) Teradata
13 24 (18.75%) Hadoop
14 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (16.41%) Java
15 21 (16.41%) Banking
16 20 (15.63%) Data Management
17 18 (14.06%) Ab Initio
18 16 (12.50%) Python
18 16 (12.50%) QlikView
18 16 (12.50%) Apache Spark
19 15 (11.72%) Apache Hive
19 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
20 14 (10.94%) DB2
21 13 (10.16%) PL/SQL

DataStage
Top Related 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 16 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 10 (7.81%) IIS
3 9 (7.03%) SAS
4 6 (4.69%) Apache Pig
4 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.91%) Confluence
6 4 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.34%) Apache
8 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Office
2 5 (3.91%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.13%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.56%) MS Project
4 2 (1.56%) SPSS
5 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.34%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.78%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.56%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (1.56%) GitHub
3 2 (1.56%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.56%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.06%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (23.44%) IBM InfoSphere
3 29 (22.66%) Big Data
3 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
4 24 (18.75%) Hadoop
5 16 (12.50%) QlikView
6 15 (11.72%) Apache Hive
7 14 (10.94%) DB2
8 12 (9.38%) OLAP
8 12 (9.38%) Star Schema
9 11 (8.59%) HBase
10 10 (7.81%) Pentaho
11 9 (7.03%) MySQL
11 9 (7.03%) NoSQL
11 9 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (6.25%) Oracle Database
12 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
12 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (5.47%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Toad
2 7 (5.47%) JIRA
3 4 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (2.34%) AccuRev
4 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.34%) Subversion
5 2 (1.56%) ERwin
5 2 (1.56%) GitLab
5 2 (1.56%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.78%) PowerDesigner
General
1 30 (23.44%) Finance
2 21 (16.41%) Banking
3 8 (6.25%) Retail
4 6 (4.69%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Automotive
5 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 44 (34.38%) Developer
2 23 (17.97%) Analyst
2 23 (17.97%) Architect
3 18 (14.06%) ETL Developer
4 17 (13.28%) Consultant
5 16 (12.50%) DataStage Developer
6 13 (10.16%) Data Analyst
6 13 (10.16%) Data Architect
7 10 (7.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) Administrator
10 7 (5.47%) Data Consultant
10 7 (5.47%) DataStage Architect
10 7 (5.47%) DataStage ETL Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Big Data Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 6 (4.69%) DataStage Consultant
11 6 (4.69%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (4.69%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.38%) XML
2 5 (3.91%) Middleware
3 4 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.56%) Apache Tez
4 2 (1.56%) CSS
4 2 (1.56%) HTML
4 2 (1.56%) JSON
4 2 (1.56%) LAMP
4 2 (1.56%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.78%) Ajax
5 1 (0.78%) J2EE
5 1 (0.78%) Kafka
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.78%) REST
5 1 (0.78%) SOAP
5 1 (0.78%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.78%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.16%) Data Integration
3 6 (4.69%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.13%) Replication
5 3 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.34%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.56%) AS400
6 2 (1.56%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.56%) Data Conversion
6 2 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 34 (26.56%) Unix
2 12 (9.38%) Linux
3 9 (7.03%) Windows
4 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.56%) CentOS
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.78%) AIX
6 1 (0.78%) Android
6 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (68.75%) ETL
2 53 (41.41%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 30 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (23.44%) Analytics
5 20 (15.63%) Data Management
6 13 (10.16%) ITIL
7 12 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (8.59%) Change Data Capture
8 11 (8.59%) Data Analytics
8 11 (8.59%) MapReduce
8 11 (8.59%) Migration
9 10 (7.81%) Data Analysis
9 10 (7.81%) Data Governance
10 9 (7.03%) SDLC
11 8 (6.25%) Inmon Methodology
11 8 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.47%) ERP
12 7 (5.47%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 63 (49.22%) SQL
2 21 (16.41%) Java
3 16 (12.50%) Python
4 13 (10.16%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.03%) Perl
5 9 (7.03%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.25%) C
7 5 (3.91%) C++
8 4 (3.13%) PHP
8 4 (3.13%) Ruby
8 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.13%) VB
8 4 (3.13%) VBA
9 2 (1.56%) JCL
9 2 (1.56%) Jython
10 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.78%) COBOL
10 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.56%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) HDFS
2 2 (1.56%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.56%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.56%) Xen
3 1 (0.78%) NFS
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.78%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (4.69%) Control-M
2 3 (2.34%) Ansible
2 3 (2.34%) Puppet
3 2 (1.56%) Nagios
3 2 (1.56%) OpenNMS
3 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.56%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.56%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.78%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.78%) Oozie
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (43.75%) Oracle
2 53 (41.41%) IBM
3 33 (25.78%) Informatica
4 31 (24.22%) Cognos
5 28 (21.88%) Teradata
6 18 (14.06%) Ab Initio
7 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
8 10 (7.81%) SAP
9 6 (4.69%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (4.69%) Netezza
9 6 (4.69%) Tableau
10 4 (3.13%) Actian
10 4 (3.13%) Hyperion
10 4 (3.13%) JD Edwards
10 4 (3.13%) ParAccel
10 4 (3.13%) Sybase
10 4 (3.13%) Talend
11 3 (2.34%) VMware
12 2 (1.56%) Google
12 2 (1.56%) Rackspace