Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 745 682
Rank change year-on-year +30 -63 -37
Contract jobs citing DataStage 127 160 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.66% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 95 101
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £313
90th Percentile £550 £579 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +5.88% +7.98% -1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 21391 24281 25969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.47% 22.06% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14215 16263 16795
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £619 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 380 353
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +14.00% -12.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.48 £13.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £30.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.94% +20.82% -12.66%

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 20 July 2017.

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 20 July 2017. 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 +20 119 £450 - 15
London +53 64 £475 -9.52% 7
UK excluding London +9 59 £450 +5.88% 8
Midlands +20 16 £425 +4.62%
North of England +55 15 £425 +13.33% 7
West Midlands +35 11 £425 -1.45%
North West +20 9 £450 +17.65% 5
South East +13 9 £475 +11.76% 1
Scotland +56 8 £375 -11.76%
South West +3 8 £450 -5.36%
Yorkshire +38 6 £425 +36.00% 2
East of England -27 3 £425 -5.56%
East Midlands -12 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 with a requirement for DataStage.

1 90 (70.87%) ETL
2 52 (40.94%) SQL
3 50 (39.37%) IBM
4 49 (38.58%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (34.65%) Oracle
6 40 (31.50%) IBM InfoSphere
7 38 (29.92%) Finance
8 37 (29.13%) Data Modelling
9 33 (25.98%) Banking
10 32 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (23.62%) Informatica
12 29 (22.83%) Migration
13 26 (20.47%) DB2
14 21 (16.54%) Data Migration
14 21 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (15.75%) XML
16 19 (14.96%) Teradata
16 19 (14.96%) Data Analysis
17 18 (14.17%) Talend Open Studio
17 18 (14.17%) Talend
18 17 (13.39%) Relational Database
19 16 (12.60%) Analytics
19 16 (12.60%) Linux
20 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
20 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
21 14 (11.02%) Data Quality
22 13 (10.24%) Big Data
22 13 (10.24%) Netezza
23 12 (9.45%) Translating Business Requirements
24 11 (8.66%) Investment Banking

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 10 (7.87%) SAS
2 6 (4.72%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.36%) Confluence
3 3 (2.36%) Gentran
3 3 (2.36%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.36%) JBoss
3 3 (2.36%) Mule ESB
3 3 (2.36%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.57%) CICS
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) FastStats
1 2 (1.57%) FastStats PeopleStage
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) Boomi
2 4 (3.15%) GitHub
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.79%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (38.58%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (31.50%) IBM InfoSphere
3 26 (20.47%) DB2
4 17 (13.39%) Relational Database
5 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
6 13 (10.24%) Big Data
7 11 (8.66%) Pentaho
8 8 (6.30%) Hadoop
8 8 (6.30%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (5.51%) Apache Hive
9 7 (5.51%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (5.51%) Data Lake
9 7 (5.51%) MySQL
9 7 (5.51%) Oracle Database
10 6 (4.72%) HBase
10 6 (4.72%) QualityStage
10 6 (4.72%) RDBMS
11 5 (3.94%) QlikView
11 5 (3.94%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (3.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (7.87%) ERwin
3 9 (7.09%) PowerDesigner
4 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.15%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.36%) Ant
6 3 (2.36%) JIRA
7 2 (1.57%) ChangeMan
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.79%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.79%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (29.92%) Finance
2 33 (25.98%) Banking
3 11 (8.66%) Investment Banking
3 11 (8.66%) Retail
4 9 (7.09%) Back Office
5 6 (4.72%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.15%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (41.73%) Developer
2 29 (22.83%) Analyst
3 26 (20.47%) DataStage Developer
4 21 (16.54%) Data Analyst
5 18 (14.17%) Consultant
6 15 (11.81%) ETL Developer
7 13 (10.24%) Architect
8 12 (9.45%) DataStage Consultant
9 8 (6.30%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.51%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) DataStage ETL Developer
11 6 (4.72%) DataStage Specialist
11 6 (4.72%) Teradata Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Risk Analyst
12 5 (3.94%) Salesforce Developer
12 5 (3.94%) Technical Leader
13 4 (3.15%) Applications Developer
13 4 (3.15%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.75%) XML
2 9 (7.09%) XML Messaging
2 9 (7.09%) XML Schema
3 8 (6.30%) Visualforce
4 7 (5.51%) REST
4 7 (5.51%) SOAP
5 3 (2.36%) Apache Tez
5 3 (2.36%) EDI
5 3 (2.36%) Middleware
5 3 (2.36%) PySpark
6 2 (1.57%) .NET
6 2 (1.57%) Web Services
7 1 (0.79%) Bokeh
7 1 (0.79%) D3.js
7 1 (0.79%) Django
7 1 (0.79%) ggplot
7 1 (0.79%) HTML
7 1 (0.79%) JSON
7 1 (0.79%) Matplotlib
7 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) SWIFT
2 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.94%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.15%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.36%) DataPower
5 3 (2.36%) NHS
6 2 (1.57%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) VSAM
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.79%) Equities
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.79%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.60%) Linux
2 11 (8.66%) Unix
2 11 (8.66%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (70.87%) ETL
2 37 (29.13%) Data Modelling
3 32 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (22.83%) Migration
5 21 (16.54%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (16.54%) Data Migration
6 19 (14.96%) Data Analysis
7 16 (12.60%) Analytics
8 15 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.45%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (7.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.30%) Change Data Capture
11 8 (6.30%) Data Architecture
11 8 (6.30%) Data Integration
12 6 (4.72%) Configuration Management
12 6 (4.72%) Data Management
12 6 (4.72%) Investment Management
12 6 (4.72%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (4.72%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.94%) SQL
2 8 (6.30%) Apex Code
2 8 (6.30%) Python
3 7 (5.51%) PL/SQL
4 6 (4.72%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.15%) Java
6 3 (2.36%) C
6 3 (2.36%) R
7 2 (1.57%) COBOL
7 2 (1.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.57%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.79%) Korn
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) CCDP
2 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.02%) Data Quality
2 9 (7.09%) ISO 20022
2 9 (7.09%) SLA
3 3 (2.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.57%) Oozie
2 1 (0.79%) Control-M
2 1 (0.79%) Nagios
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (39.37%) IBM
2 44 (34.65%) Oracle
3 30 (23.62%) Informatica
4 19 (14.96%) Teradata
5 18 (14.17%) Talend
6 13 (10.24%) Netezza
7 10 (7.87%) Cognos
8 9 (7.09%) SAP
8 9 (7.09%) Tableau
9 8 (6.30%) Dell
9 8 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (5.51%) Ab Initio
11 6 (4.72%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
13 4 (3.15%) Vertica
14 3 (2.36%) Apigee
14 3 (2.36%) IBM Sterling
14 3 (2.36%) Lotus
14 3 (2.36%) MuleSoft
15 2 (1.57%) Apteco
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