The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 28 April 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 89 97
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8  
Contract jobs citing DataStage 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.062% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 1.20% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £387
% change year-on-year - +9.77%  
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 East Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 367 332 441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 22.70% 20.49% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 218 274
Median daily rate £350 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £263 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +354.54% -53.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £11.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £11.00 £36.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year -4.61% +0.61%  

DataStage
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

DataStage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataStage in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DataStage.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) ChangeMan
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Structures

DataStage
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 1 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ChangeMan
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO