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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 593 555 500
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -55
Contract jobs citing DataStage 57 90 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.47% 0.68% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 50
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £319 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £550 £627
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £450 £330
% change year-on-year
-18.05% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £46.50

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
12047 13248 11847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.31% 23.26% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8023 8611 7313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 187 198
Median hourly rate £29.94 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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 26 July 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 30 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 26 July 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 -26 56 £475 -5.00% 3
London +1 29 £538 +7.50%
South East +10 10 £338 -30.76%
East of England +23 6 £388 -
Slough +9 6 £325 -
Berkshire -1 6 £325 -
West Midlands -37 5 £431 +4.54% 2
City of London +49 4 £625 +13.63%
Essex - 4 £350 -
North West -1 2 £375 -21.05% 1
Dorset -1 2 - -
South West -3 2 - -
Manchester -7 2 £375 -21.05% 1
Coventry - 2 £363 -
Weymouth - 2 - -
Kent - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +14 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £440 -20.00%
West Yorkshire +3 1 £313 -34.21%
Leeds 0 1 £313 -34.21%
Glasgow 0 1 - - 1
East Midlands -3 1 £413 -
Yorkshire -6 1 £313 -26.47%
West Sussex -7 1 £413 -
Nottingham -7 1 £413 -
Aylesbury -7 1 £440 -20.00%
Warwick -8 1 £500 -
Nottinghamshire -9 1 £413 -
Warwickshire -11 1 £500 +21.21%
Scotland -12 1 - - 1

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 110 (69.18%) ETL
2 83 (52.20%) IBM
3 77 (48.43%) Oracle
4 72 (45.28%) SQL
5 54 (33.96%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (27.04%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (26.42%) Finance
8 37 (23.27%) Migration
9 29 (18.24%) Informatica
9 29 (18.24%) Cognos
10 27 (16.98%) Data Migration
11 25 (15.72%) PL/SQL
12 24 (15.09%) IBM InfoSphere
13 23 (14.47%) Netezza
14 22 (13.84%) Unix
15 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
15 21 (13.21%) Retail
16 19 (11.95%) Data Modelling
16 19 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (11.32%) Teradata
17 18 (11.32%) Analytics
18 17 (10.69%) Middleware
18 17 (10.69%) Data Integration
19 16 (10.06%) Oracle Database
19 16 (10.06%) Big Data
20 15 (9.43%) Banking
20 15 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (9.43%) Data Analysis
21 13 (8.18%) DB2
21 13 (8.18%) Change Data Capture

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 10 (6.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.52%) SAS
3 3 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.89%) IIS
4 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.26%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.63%) Apache
5 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.63%) CICS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) MS Office
2 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.89%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.40%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (3.77%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (3.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) LAN
1 2 (1.26%) SNMP
1 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
2 1 (0.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (33.96%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (15.09%) IBM InfoSphere
3 21 (13.21%) SQL Server
4 16 (10.06%) Big Data
4 16 (10.06%) Oracle Database
5 13 (8.18%) DB2
6 12 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (6.92%) Hadoop
7 11 (6.92%) Relational Database
8 8 (5.03%) Data Mart
8 8 (5.03%) Star Schema
9 7 (4.40%) QualityStage
10 6 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (3.77%) QlikView
10 6 (3.77%) Snowflake Schema
11 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.14%) OLAP
11 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (2.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Toad
2 5 (3.14%) JIRA
2 5 (3.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (26.42%) Finance
2 21 (13.21%) Retail
3 15 (9.43%) Banking
4 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.26%) Automotive
5 2 (1.26%) Electronics
5 2 (1.26%) Marketing
5 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (41.51%) Developer
2 35 (22.01%) ETL Developer
3 33 (20.75%) DataStage Developer
4 27 (16.98%) Consultant
4 27 (16.98%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 25 (15.72%) Analyst
6 23 (14.47%) Architect
7 13 (8.18%) SQL Developer
8 12 (7.55%) Oracle Developer
9 11 (6.92%) Data Architect
10 10 (6.29%) DataStage Consultant
11 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 9 (5.66%) Oracle Consultant
12 8 (5.03%) Business Analyst
12 8 (5.03%) ETL Consultant
12 8 (5.03%) Programmer
12 8 (5.03%) Project Manager
12 8 (5.03%) SQL Programmer
13 7 (4.40%) DataStage Architect
13 7 (4.40%) ETL Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) Middleware
2 11 (6.92%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (3.77%) .NET
3 6 (3.77%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (3.14%) XML
5 3 (1.89%) Web Services
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.63%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.63%) JSON
7 1 (0.63%) ODBC
7 1 (0.63%) REST
7 1 (0.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.69%) Data Integration
2 13 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.77%) Data Conversion
3 6 (3.77%) DataPower
4 5 (3.14%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.52%) iPad
5 4 (2.52%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.52%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.89%) Fintech
7 2 (1.26%) AS400
7 2 (1.26%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) FMCG
8 1 (0.63%) iPhone
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.84%) Unix
2 6 (3.77%) AIX
3 4 (2.52%) Linux
4 3 (1.89%) Windows
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.63%) Android
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (69.18%) ETL
2 43 (27.04%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (23.27%) Migration
4 27 (16.98%) Data Migration
5 19 (11.95%) Data Modelling
5 19 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (11.32%) Analytics
7 15 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.43%) Data Analysis
8 13 (8.18%) Change Data Capture
9 11 (6.92%) Data Management
10 8 (5.03%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.40%) Data Architecture
11 7 (4.40%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.40%) Project Management
11 7 (4.40%) Six Sigma
12 6 (3.77%) Data Analytics
12 6 (3.77%) Data Reconciliation
12 6 (3.77%) Inmon Methodology
12 6 (3.77%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 72 (45.28%) SQL
2 25 (15.72%) PL/SQL
3 8 (5.03%) Java
4 7 (4.40%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.77%) C#
6 5 (3.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.52%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.89%) VBA
9 2 (1.26%) C++
9 2 (1.26%) JCL
9 2 (1.26%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) COBOL
10 1 (0.63%) JAQL
10 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (1.89%) ISEB
3 2 (1.26%) Degree
4 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.14%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.63%) HDFS
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.77%) Control-M
2 4 (2.52%) Nagios
3 2 (1.26%) Grafana
3 2 (1.26%) Graphite
3 2 (1.26%) Oozie
4 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.63%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (52.20%) IBM
2 77 (48.43%) Oracle
3 29 (18.24%) Cognos
3 29 (18.24%) Informatica
4 23 (14.47%) Netezza
5 18 (11.32%) Teradata
6 12 (7.55%) Ab Initio
7 10 (6.29%) SAP
8 9 (5.66%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.77%) Tableau
10 5 (3.14%) Talend
11 4 (2.52%) Cognizant
11 4 (2.52%) Sybase
12 3 (1.89%) webMethods
13 2 (1.26%) Alteryx
13 2 (1.26%) MicroStrategy
13 2 (1.26%) Planview
13 2 (1.26%) TIBCO
14 1 (0.63%) Jaspersoft
14 1 (0.63%) Vertica
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