The table below looks at the statistics for QualityStage skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QualityStage over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM InfoSphere QualityStage
Rank 608 596 568
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -28
Contract jobs citing QualityStage 14 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.007% 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.11% 0.035% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
12636 11592 11138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 21.21% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8233 7148 6794
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 180 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.18 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £53.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

QualityStage
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QualityStage within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

QualityStage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

QualityStage
Daily Rate Trend

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

QualityStage Daily Rate Trend in the UK

QualityStage
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QualityStage within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

QualityStage Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

QualityStage
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QualityStage within the UK over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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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 -11 12 £500 -23.07% 1
London +12 11 £500 -23.07%
Glasgow - 2 £343 -
Scotland - 2 £343 -
City of London -12 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -

QualityStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QualityStage 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 QualityStage.

1 22 (84.62%) IBM
2 18 (69.23%) DataStage
3 14 (53.85%) Data Management
4 10 (38.46%) IBM InfoSphere
5 9 (34.62%) Master Data Management
5 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
6 8 (30.77%) ETL
7 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
7 7 (26.92%) DSDM
7 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (26.92%) Data Analytics
7 7 (26.92%) Analytics
7 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
7 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
7 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
8 6 (23.08%) Data Quality
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (23.08%) Teradata
8 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (19.23%) Trillium
9 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Informatica
9 5 (19.23%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) Customer Analytics
9 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
9 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
10 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis

QualityStage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing QualityStage 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 QualityStage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) DataStage
2 10 (38.46%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.85%) DB2
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Programme Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
1 6 (23.08%) DataStage Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Data Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Data Quality Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Data Quality Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Director
6 1 (3.85%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Data Management
2 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
2 9 (34.62%) Master Data Management
3 8 (30.77%) ETL
4 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
4 7 (26.92%) DSDM
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) Programme Management
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Data Analytics
4 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
4 7 (26.92%) Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
5 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Customer Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Data Protection
5 5 (19.23%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Teradata
3 5 (19.23%) Informatica
3 5 (19.23%) Trillium
4 2 (7.69%) Cognos
4 2 (7.69%) Netezza