The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for DataStage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataStage over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM InfoSphere DataStage
London / City of London
Rank 150 157 179
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22  
Contract jobs citing DataStage 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.030% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.11% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £525 £475 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -7.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DataStage is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 810 919 1252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.72% 27.90% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 743 967
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £31.29 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.60% -13.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

DataStage
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing DataStage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DataStage in the City of London

DataStage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DataStage in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DataStage in the City of London

DataStage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for DataStage.

1 7 (87.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Informatica
3 4 (50.00%) Teradata
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
4 3 (37.50%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
5 2 (25.00%) Data Conversion
5 2 (25.00%) Tableau
5 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) Talend
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (25.00%) FastStats PeopleStage
5 2 (25.00%) Apteco
5 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Pentaho
5 2 (25.00%) FastStats
5 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (25.00%) Netezza
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Business Development
5 2 (25.00%) Degree

DataStage
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) FastStats
1 2 (25.00%) FastStats PeopleStage
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) OLAP
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (25.00%) Pentaho
3 2 (25.00%) QlikView
3 2 (25.00%) Spotfire
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Talend Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ETL
2 3 (37.50%) Data Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Business Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Data Conversion
3 2 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 2 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Informatica
1 4 (50.00%) Teradata
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (25.00%) Apteco
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (25.00%) DataFlux
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (25.00%) Netezza
3 2 (25.00%) Tableau
3 2 (25.00%) Talend
4 1 (12.50%) Assembla
4 1 (12.50%) HP