The table below looks at the statistics for DataStage skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataStage over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Rank 135 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing DataStage 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.078% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.19% 0.34% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £550 £475 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +48.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -
DataStage
England

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
518 597 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.91% 23.33% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 375 290
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 27
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.09 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.89 £33.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

DataStage
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

DataStage Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DataStage
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DataStage across the West Midlands region.

DataStage Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DataStage
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DataStage across the West Midlands region.

DataStage Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DataStage
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataStage within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 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
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
DataStage
England

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DataStage.

1 12 (80.00%) IBM
2 10 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
3 7 (46.67%) QualityStage
3 7 (46.67%) ETL
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (40.00%) SDLC
5 5 (33.33%) Data Transformation
5 5 (33.33%) Data Governance
5 5 (33.33%) Data Management
5 5 (33.33%) Logistics
5 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (33.33%) IIS
6 3 (20.00%) Netezza
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Cognos
6 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (20.00%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) DB2
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
7 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
7 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Retail

DataStage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (46.67%) QualityStage
3 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) DB2
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) IMS/DB
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) ETL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) DataStage Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Quality Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ETL
2 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 5 (33.33%) Data Management
3 5 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 5 (33.33%) Logistics
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (13.33%) Data Lineage
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mapping
5 2 (13.33%) Master Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) COBOL
2 1 (6.67%) JCL
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) CA Endevor
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) Cognos
2 3 (20.00%) Netezza
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Teradata