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 June 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.

IBM InfoSphere DataStage
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 161 205
Rank change year-on-year -4 +44  
Contract jobs citing DataStage 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% 0.12% 0.052%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.12% 0.49% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
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 849 816 1489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 26.00% 24.12% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 652 1187
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.27% -40.41%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (50.00%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 2 (50.00%) Apteco
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) Talend
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) FastStats
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Matplotlib
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) HBase
4 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) D3.js
4 1 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (25.00%) JSON

DataStage
Co-occurring 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Jupyter
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) FastStats
1 2 (50.00%) FastStats PeopleStage
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) HBase
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Spark SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Tez
1 1 (25.00%) Bokeh
1 1 (25.00%) D3.js
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) Flask
1 1 (25.00%) ggplot
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Matplotlib
1 1 (25.00%) PySpark
1 1 (25.00%) scikit-learn
1 1 (25.00%) Seaborn
1 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 2 (50.00%) Apteco
2 2 (50.00%) Talend
3 1 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata