The table below looks at the statistics for DataStage skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataStage over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 530 524 473
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -51
Contract jobs citing DataStage 96 88 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 0.78% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 58
Average daily rate £450 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £327 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £695 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £56.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.00 - -

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
11419 11340 11451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.20% 21.90% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7676 7338 6934
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 174 234
Average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £48.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

DataStage
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DataStage within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DataStage within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

DataStage Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DataStage
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataStage within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 86 £463 -2.63% 26
London -14 32 £525 +5.00% 7
South East +31 16 £413 - 8
East of England - 13 £431 - 4
West Midlands -1 12 £475 -
West Sussex - 7 £413 - 1
Essex - 7 £413 -
Surrey -3 6 £488 -
Crawley - 6 £413 -
South West +8 5 £456 +42.57% 2
Nottinghamshire -8 5 - -
Nottingham -12 5 - -
East Midlands -15 5 - - 1
Suffolk - 4 £431 - 1
Dorset - 4 £413 -
Scotland -3 3 £371 +14.23% 3
East Sussex - 3 £375 -
Croydon - 3 £464 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Edinburgh -14 2 £375 +15.38% 3
Cambridge - 2 £425 -
Coventry - 2 - -
Weymouth - 2 - -
Basildon - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
Kent - 2 £390 - 3
City of London +33 1 £475 +6.74% 3
Manchester -18 1 £800 +68.42% 1
North West -22 1 £800 +68.42% 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DataStage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DataStage.

1 84 (54.55%) IBM
2 82 (53.25%) ETL
3 62 (40.26%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (40.26%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (40.26%) Finance
4 56 (36.36%) Oracle
5 55 (35.71%) SQL
6 44 (28.57%) Netezza
7 32 (20.78%) DB2
7 32 (20.78%) Cognos
7 32 (20.78%) IBM InfoSphere
8 30 (19.48%) Informatica
9 27 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (16.88%) SQL Server
11 25 (16.23%) Unix
12 22 (14.29%) Teradata
13 21 (13.64%) Data Management
13 21 (13.64%) WebSphere
13 21 (13.64%) Java
13 21 (13.64%) Data Modelling
14 19 (12.34%) Linux
15 18 (11.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 17 (11.04%) Analytics
16 17 (11.04%) Big Data
16 17 (11.04%) Data Governance
16 17 (11.04%) XML
16 17 (11.04%) SOA
16 17 (11.04%) Ab Initio
16 17 (11.04%) Project Management
17 14 (9.09%) QualityStage

DataStage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DataStage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DataStage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.55%) Apache Pig
2 7 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (3.90%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 5 (3.25%) Apache
4 5 (3.25%) JBoss
4 5 (3.25%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.25%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.60%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.60%) WebLogic Integration
6 3 (1.95%) IIS
6 3 (1.95%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (1.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) MS Office
2 3 (1.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.95%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.19%) HTTP
2 5 (3.25%) HTTPS
2 5 (3.25%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (40.26%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (20.78%) DB2
2 32 (20.78%) IBM InfoSphere
3 26 (16.88%) SQL Server
4 18 (11.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 17 (11.04%) Big Data
6 14 (9.09%) QualityStage
7 13 (8.44%) Oracle Database
8 11 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.19%) Hadoop
11 7 (4.55%) Apache Hive
11 7 (4.55%) NoSQL
12 6 (3.90%) QlikView
12 6 (3.90%) SQL Anywhere
13 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (3.25%) Star Schema
14 4 (2.60%) BusinessObjects XI
14 4 (2.60%) Oracle OWB
14 4 (2.60%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Toad
2 4 (2.60%) AccuRev
2 4 (2.60%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.95%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.95%) ClearQuest
3 3 (1.95%) JUnit
3 3 (1.95%) Subversion
4 2 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (0.65%) ERwin
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 62 (40.26%) Finance
2 10 (6.49%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Retail
4 6 (3.90%) Billing
5 5 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.95%) Automotive
7 3 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (35.71%) Developer
2 36 (23.38%) DataStage Developer
3 22 (14.29%) ETL Developer
4 17 (11.04%) Analyst
5 16 (10.39%) Architect
5 16 (10.39%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 16 (10.39%) Consultant
6 15 (9.74%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 15 (9.74%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.79%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 11 (7.14%) Business Manager
9 9 (5.84%) Data Architect
9 9 (5.84%) DBA
9 9 (5.84%) Oracle DBA
9 9 (5.84%) Oracle Production DBA
9 9 (5.84%) Production DBA
10 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (5.19%) Business Project Manager
10 8 (5.19%) DataStage Consultant
10 8 (5.19%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.04%) XML
2 11 (7.14%) Web Services
3 9 (5.84%) J2EE
4 6 (3.90%) BAPI
5 5 (3.25%) Ajax
5 5 (3.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.25%) HTML
5 5 (3.25%) JAX-RS
5 5 (3.25%) JAX-WS
5 5 (3.25%) JMS
5 5 (3.25%) JPA
5 5 (3.25%) jQuery
5 5 (3.25%) JSON
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (3.25%) REST
5 5 (3.25%) SOAP
5 5 (3.25%) Struts
6 4 (2.60%) Spring
6 4 (2.60%) Spring MVC
6 4 (2.60%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Data Integration
2 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.95%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.23%) Unix
2 19 (12.34%) Linux
3 12 (7.79%) AIX
4 6 (3.90%) Solaris
4 6 (3.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.25%) ETL
2 62 (40.26%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (13.64%) Data Management
4 21 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 17 (11.04%) Analytics
5 17 (11.04%) Data Governance
5 17 (11.04%) Project Management
5 17 (11.04%) SOA
6 13 (8.44%) Waterfall
7 12 (7.79%) Master Data Management
7 12 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.84%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (5.84%) Data Analysis
8 9 (5.84%) TOGAF
9 8 (5.19%) Data Transformation
10 7 (4.55%) MapReduce
10 7 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.55%) Scrum
10 7 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.71%) SQL
2 21 (13.64%) Java
3 10 (6.49%) PL/SQL
4 7 (4.55%) C
5 5 (3.25%) COBOL
6 3 (1.95%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.30%) VBA
8 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.30%) ISEB
2 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) IBM Certification
3 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.25%) QA
3 4 (2.60%) COBIT
3 4 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.60%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 7 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
1 7 (4.55%) Oozie
2 5 (3.25%) Control-M
3 3 (1.95%) Grafana
3 3 (1.95%) Graphite
3 3 (1.95%) Nagios
3 3 (1.95%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (54.55%) IBM
2 56 (36.36%) Oracle
3 44 (28.57%) Netezza
4 32 (20.78%) Cognos
5 30 (19.48%) Informatica
6 22 (14.29%) Teradata
7 17 (11.04%) Ab Initio
8 14 (9.09%) SAP
9 9 (5.84%) MicroStrategy
10 8 (5.19%) Cognizant
11 7 (4.55%) Cloudera
11 7 (4.55%) Hortonworks
11 7 (4.55%) MapR
11 7 (4.55%) Mercator
12 5 (3.25%) TIBCO
13 4 (2.60%) Tableau
13 4 (2.60%) Talend
13 4 (2.60%) webMethods
14 3 (1.95%) Microsoft
14 3 (1.95%) Sybase
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