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 3 months to 23 May 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
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 522 578 522
Rank change year-on-year +56 -56  
Contract jobs citing DataStage 59 72 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 0.62% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 60
Median daily rate £475 £434 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% -8.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £387
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.53%  
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 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 10242 11591 12706
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.85% 21.68% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6731 7855 8245
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +3.22% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 173 163
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.27% +33.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £33.50 £25.33
% change year-on-year +12.74% +32.25%  

DataStage
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 23 May 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 28 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 59 £475 +9.44% 7
London +36 37 £500 -4.76% 2
West Midlands +28 4 £306 -38.75%
South East +19 4 £475 +9.44%
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
North West +17 3 £450 +17.64% 1
Berkshire +19 2 - -
Surrey +9 2 £475 +4.51%
Guildford +4 2 £475 -
City of London -4 2 - - 1
East of England -6 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Slough - 2 - -
Chester - 2 £450 -
Uxbridge - 2 £513 -
Cheshire - 2 £450 -
South West +12 1 £450 - 1
Manchester +7 1 £320 -16.33% 1
Warwickshire +7 1 - -
Hertfordshire +1 1 - - 1
Watford -4 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
Worcester - 1 £350 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 89 (71.77%) ETL
2 62 (50.00%) SQL
3 51 (41.13%) Oracle
4 47 (37.90%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (34.68%) Data Modelling
6 40 (32.26%) IBM
7 36 (29.03%) Informatica
7 36 (29.03%) DB2
8 35 (28.23%) Finance
9 34 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (25.81%) IBM InfoSphere
11 30 (24.19%) Banking
12 27 (21.77%) Migration
13 26 (20.97%) XML
14 24 (19.35%) Linux
15 22 (17.74%) Data Migration
15 22 (17.74%) Talend Open Studio
15 22 (17.74%) Talend
16 21 (16.94%) Data Analysis
16 21 (16.94%) Teradata
17 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
17 20 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (15.32%) Relational Database
19 18 (14.52%) Big Data
19 18 (14.52%) Analytics
20 17 (13.71%) Unix
21 16 (12.90%) Investment Banking
22 15 (12.10%) Windows
22 15 (12.10%) Translating Business Requirements
23 14 (11.29%) SAP

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 8 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.65%) SAS
3 4 (3.23%) Confluence
3 4 (3.23%) Gentran
3 4 (3.23%) JBoss
3 4 (3.23%) Mule ESB
3 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.42%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.61%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.61%) CICS
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.61%) Weka
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) FastStats
1 2 (1.61%) FastStats PeopleStage
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Boomi
2 2 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.81%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (37.90%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (29.03%) DB2
3 32 (25.81%) IBM InfoSphere
4 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 19 (15.32%) Relational Database
6 18 (14.52%) Big Data
7 14 (11.29%) Pentaho
8 12 (9.68%) Hadoop
9 9 (7.26%) Apache Hive
9 9 (7.26%) Data Lake
10 8 (6.45%) HBase
10 8 (6.45%) RDBMS
10 8 (6.45%) Star Schema
11 7 (5.65%) MySQL
11 7 (5.65%) QlikView
12 5 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
12 5 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (4.03%) Spotfire
12 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (17.74%) Talend Open Studio
2 14 (11.29%) ERwin
3 13 (10.48%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.23%) JIRA
5 3 (2.42%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.61%) ChangeMan
6 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.81%) Ant
7 1 (0.81%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (28.23%) Finance
2 30 (24.19%) Banking
3 16 (12.90%) Investment Banking
4 13 (10.48%) Back Office
5 5 (4.03%) Retail
6 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.42%) Front Office
8 1 (0.81%) Automotive
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (38.71%) Developer
2 32 (25.81%) Analyst
3 27 (21.77%) Data Analyst
4 20 (16.13%) DataStage Developer
5 17 (13.71%) Consultant
6 15 (12.10%) Architect
7 14 (11.29%) ETL Developer
8 10 (8.06%) DataStage Consultant
9 9 (7.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Data Architect
11 7 (5.65%) DataStage Specialist
11 7 (5.65%) Technical Leader
11 7 (5.65%) Teradata Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Big Data Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Technical Analyst
13 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
13 4 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 4 (3.23%) Data Engineer
13 4 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
13 4 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.97%) XML
2 13 (10.48%) XML Messaging
2 13 (10.48%) XML Schema
3 5 (4.03%) Middleware
3 5 (4.03%) REST
3 5 (4.03%) SOAP
3 5 (4.03%) Visualforce
4 4 (3.23%) EDI
5 3 (2.42%) Apache Tez
5 3 (2.42%) PySpark
6 2 (1.61%) .NET
6 2 (1.61%) JSON
6 2 (1.61%) Web Services
7 1 (0.81%) Ajax
7 1 (0.81%) D3.js
7 1 (0.81%) Django
7 1 (0.81%) Flask
7 1 (0.81%) HTML
7 1 (0.81%) J2EE
7 1 (0.81%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.48%) SWIFT
2 9 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.65%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.03%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.23%) DataPower
6 3 (2.42%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.42%) NHS
7 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.61%) VSAM
8 1 (0.81%) Equities
8 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.81%) PDA
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.35%) Linux
2 17 (13.71%) Unix
3 15 (12.10%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (71.77%) ETL
2 43 (34.68%) Data Modelling
3 34 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (21.77%) Migration
5 22 (17.74%) Data Migration
6 21 (16.94%) Data Analysis
7 20 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (14.52%) Analytics
9 15 (12.10%) Translating Business Requirements
10 13 (10.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 11 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.06%) Investment Management
13 9 (7.26%) Data Integration
14 8 (6.45%) Data Architecture
14 8 (6.45%) Data Transformation
15 7 (5.65%) Data Management
16 6 (4.84%) Change Data Capture
16 6 (4.84%) Test Automation
17 5 (4.03%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (9.68%) PL/SQL
2 12 (9.68%) Python
3 7 (5.65%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.84%) Java
5 5 (4.03%) Apex Code
6 4 (3.23%) Perl
6 4 (3.23%) R
7 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.61%) COBOL
9 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) Korn
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) ISO20022
2 12 (9.68%) Data Quality
3 7 (5.65%) SLA
4 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.81%) HDFS
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.81%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Oozie
2 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.81%) Control-M
3 1 (0.81%) Nagios
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (41.13%) Oracle
2 40 (32.26%) IBM
3 36 (29.03%) Informatica
4 22 (17.74%) Talend
5 21 (16.94%) Teradata
6 14 (11.29%) SAP
7 11 (8.87%) Cognos
8 9 (7.26%) Ab Initio
9 8 (6.45%) Tableau
10 7 (5.65%) Netezza
11 5 (4.03%) Dell
11 5 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (3.23%) Apigee
12 4 (3.23%) IBM Sterling
12 4 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (3.23%) Vertica
13 3 (2.42%) Lavastorm
13 3 (2.42%) Lotus
13 3 (2.42%) Microsoft
13 3 (2.42%) MuleSoft
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