Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DataStage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataStage over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 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
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 778 729 738
Rank change year-on-year -49 +9 -52
Contract jobs citing DataStage 118 129 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.50% 0.60% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 82 96
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £376 £325 £338
90th Percentile £550 £550 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DataStage is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 23,429 21,365 24,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.69% 22.45% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,343 14,197 16,256
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 268 377
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +8.77% +14.00%
10th Percentile £14.08 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.00 £30.10
% change year-on-year +5.47% +6.30% +20.41%

DataStage
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DataStage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DataStage over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataStage within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 113 £475 +5.56% 15
UK excluding London -10 76 £450 - 8
London -68 39 £500 +2.56% 6
South West +20 28 £475 +5.56% 5
North of England -5 19 £421 -3.71% 2
East of England +9 17 £525 +23.53%
Yorkshire -16 10 £431 +1.47%
South East -4 9 £500 +5.26% 1
North West -24 8 £438 -2.78% 2
Scotland -40 2 £350 -6.67%
Midlands -29 1 - -
West Midlands -34 1 - -
North East - 1 £313 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DataStage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for DataStage.

1 85 (72.03%) ETL
2 71 (60.17%) IBM
3 59 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 57 (48.31%) SQL
5 52 (44.07%) Oracle
6 49 (41.53%) Teradata
7 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (31.36%) Finance
9 35 (29.66%) Banking
10 30 (25.42%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (24.58%) Linux
12 25 (21.19%) Unix
13 24 (20.34%) XML
14 23 (19.49%) DB2
14 23 (19.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (18.64%) QualityStage
15 22 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 21 (17.80%) Data Modelling
16 21 (17.80%) Data Integration
16 21 (17.80%) Data Quality
17 20 (16.95%) Security Cleared
17 20 (16.95%) Cognos
17 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
17 20 (16.95%) Shell Script
18 19 (16.10%) Migration
18 19 (16.10%) ITIL
18 19 (16.10%) Netezza
18 19 (16.10%) Data Management
18 19 (16.10%) SDLC

DataStage
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (7.63%) SAS
2 6 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.24%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) Mule
4 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.08%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.85%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Azure Machine Learning
1 3 (2.54%) Data Lake Analytics
1 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) IaaS
2 2 (1.69%) PaaS
2 2 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.85%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (0.85%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.02%) FTP
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) NAS
2 1 (0.85%) PABX
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) SMS
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) VoIP
2 1 (0.85%) VPN
2 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 59 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 23 (19.49%) DB2
2 23 (19.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (18.64%) QualityStage
4 20 (16.95%) SQL Server
5 15 (12.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 14 (11.86%) Informix
6 14 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (9.32%) Relational Database
8 10 (8.47%) Data Lake
9 8 (6.78%) Hadoop
9 8 (6.78%) RDBMS
10 6 (5.08%) Big Data
10 6 (5.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 5 (4.24%) Cognos Report Studio
11 5 (4.24%) HBase
11 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database
12 4 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (3.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.24%) JUnit
3 4 (3.39%) ERwin
3 4 (3.39%) Toad
4 3 (2.54%) ER Studio
4 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.69%) Ant
5 2 (1.69%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (1.69%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.85%) GitLab
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (31.36%) Finance
2 35 (29.66%) Banking
3 18 (15.25%) Retail Banking
4 8 (6.78%) Retail
5 3 (2.54%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Back Office
6 2 (1.69%) Electronics
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (70.34%) Developer
2 45 (38.14%) DataStage Developer
3 34 (28.81%) ETL Developer
4 23 (19.49%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (5.93%) Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Cognos Developer
8 5 (4.24%) DataStage Specialist
9 4 (3.39%) Architect
9 4 (3.39%) Cognos BI Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Consultant
9 4 (3.39%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Designer
9 4 (3.39%) Teradata Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Tester
10 3 (2.54%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.54%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.54%) Support Specialist
10 3 (2.54%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.34%) XML
2 18 (15.25%) XML Schema
3 14 (11.86%) Middleware
4 5 (4.24%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (3.39%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.69%) EDI
6 2 (1.69%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.85%) J2EE
7 1 (0.85%) LAMP
7 1 (0.85%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.85%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.85%) XSL
7 1 (0.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.39%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.39%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.54%) DataPower
4 3 (2.54%) Replication
4 3 (2.54%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
5 1 (0.85%) iSeries
5 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Linux
2 25 (21.19%) Unix
3 14 (11.86%) Windows
4 9 (7.63%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.69%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) HPUX
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (72.03%) ETL
2 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.42%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (17.80%) Data Integration
5 21 (17.80%) Data Modelling
6 19 (16.10%) Data Management
6 19 (16.10%) ITIL
6 19 (16.10%) Migration
6 19 (16.10%) SDLC
7 14 (11.86%) Data Mapping
8 13 (11.02%) Analytics
9 11 (9.32%) Kimball Methodology
9 11 (9.32%) Service Management
10 10 (8.47%) Data Lineage
10 10 (8.47%) Data Migration
10 10 (8.47%) Logistics
10 10 (8.47%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.63%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (7.63%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 57 (48.31%) SQL
2 20 (16.95%) Shell Script
3 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.63%) PL/SQL
5 8 (6.78%) Java
6 5 (4.24%) C++
7 4 (3.39%) C
7 4 (3.39%) Scala
8 3 (2.54%) Korn
8 3 (2.54%) Perl
8 3 (2.54%) R
8 3 (2.54%) U-SQL
9 2 (1.69%) COBOL
10 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.85%) Jython
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) Python
10 1 (0.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.85%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) CISA
3 1 (0.85%) CISSP
3 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.80%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.69%) ISO 20022
2 2 (1.69%) SEPA
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) HDFS
1 5 (4.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.69%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.24%) Oozie
3 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 1 (0.85%) Ansible
4 1 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.85%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.85%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (60.17%) IBM
2 52 (44.07%) Oracle
3 49 (41.53%) Teradata
4 20 (16.95%) Cognos
5 19 (16.10%) Netezza
6 12 (10.17%) Informatica
7 10 (8.47%) Citrix
7 10 (8.47%) HP
8 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.54%) Hortonworks
9 3 (2.54%) SAP
10 2 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.69%) Talend
10 2 (1.69%) VMware
11 1 (0.85%) Capita
11 1 (0.85%) Google
11 1 (0.85%) Misys
11 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.85%) Unisys