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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM InfoSphere QualityStage
Rank 597 576 552
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Contract jobs citing QualityStage 12 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.097% 0.050% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
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£387 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £387 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -
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
12349 11889 10269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.09% 21.78% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8042 7549 6168
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 198 214
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £55.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 5 May 2015.

QualityStage Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

QualityStage
Top 13 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 5 May 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 -20 9 £426 -29.08%
London +16 5 £515 -17.60%
West Midlands -14 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £387 -
Glasgow - 2 £387 -
City of London +10 1 £515 -17.60%
Leeds - 1 £336 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £278 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £336 -
Yorkshire - 1 £336 -

QualityStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (77.27%) DataStage
2 16 (72.73%) IBM
3 12 (54.55%) IBM InfoSphere
4 10 (45.45%) Data Quality
5 9 (40.91%) Data Modelling
6 8 (36.36%) ETL
6 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (36.36%) Data Management
7 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
7 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (22.73%) Master Data Management
8 5 (22.73%) Netezza
8 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (18.18%) Informatica
9 4 (18.18%) Migration
9 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
9 4 (18.18%) Data Governance
10 3 (13.64%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (13.64%) Physical Data Model
10 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
10 3 (13.64%) Teradata
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Cognos
10 3 (13.64%) Trillium
10 3 (13.64%) SQL
11 2 (9.09%) ITIL
11 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 2 (9.09%) DSDM
11 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
11 2 (9.09%) Data Mining

QualityStage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) DataStage
2 12 (54.55%) IBM InfoSphere
3 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Toad
1 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Dutch Language
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) DataStage Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Teradata Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Quality Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Quality Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Data Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Data Modelling
2 8 (36.36%) ETL
2 8 (36.36%) Data Management
3 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (22.73%) Master Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
6 3 (13.64%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (13.64%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
7 2 (9.09%) Database Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (9.09%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (9.09%) Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) Netezza
3 4 (18.18%) Informatica
4 3 (13.64%) Teradata
4 3 (13.64%) Cognos
4 3 (13.64%) Trillium
5 1 (4.55%) Talend