Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 740 763 726
Rank change year-on-year +23 -37 -38
Contract jobs citing DataStage 124 123 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 0.52% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 76 78
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £325 £334 £310
90th Percentile £558 £636 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 21990 23596 26474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.39% 22.27% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14676 15790 17425
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 384 385
UK median hourly rate £29.56 £30.10 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.80% +2.04% +11.32%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.25 £13.85
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.64 £52.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £29.76 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.16% -0.79% +20.00%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +41 117 £450 - 4
UK excluding London +50 73 £450 +9.09% 3
London 0 47 £500 -4.76% 1
North of England +83 32 £425 +13.33% 1
South West +28 21 £450 +14.29% 1
North West +47 20 £400 +4.58% 1
Scotland +18 7 £388 -
North East +66 6 £460 +36.30%
Yorkshire +44 6 £425 +36.00%
West Midlands +23 6 £400 +6.67% 1
Midlands +14 6 £400 - 1
South East +7 5 £475 +15.15%
East of England -14 2 £425 -5.56%

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 81 (65.32%) ETL
2 67 (54.03%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (51.61%) IBM
4 54 (43.55%) IBM InfoSphere
5 49 (39.52%) Finance
6 45 (36.29%) Banking
7 42 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (33.87%) SQL
7 42 (33.87%) Oracle
8 38 (30.65%) Data Modelling
9 30 (24.19%) Teradata
10 27 (21.77%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (18.55%) Data Quality
12 22 (17.74%) Informatica
12 22 (17.74%) Migration
13 21 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (16.13%) DB2
15 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
15 19 (15.32%) Retail
15 19 (15.32%) Analytics
16 18 (14.52%) Data Analysis
17 14 (11.29%) Retail Banking
18 13 (10.48%) Netezza
18 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (10.48%) XML
19 11 (8.87%) SAS
19 11 (8.87%) Dimensional Modelling
19 11 (8.87%) Big Data
20 10 (8.06%) Data Governance
20 10 (8.06%) Data Migration

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 11 (8.87%) SAS
2 5 (4.03%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.61%) Apache
3 2 (1.61%) Confluence
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) GitHub
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.42%) Boomi
3 1 (0.81%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.81%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.81%) Linode
3 1 (0.81%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (54.03%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (43.55%) IBM InfoSphere
3 20 (16.13%) DB2
4 19 (15.32%) SQL Server
5 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (8.87%) Big Data
7 10 (8.06%) Hadoop
7 10 (8.06%) Relational Database
8 9 (7.26%) Data Lake
8 9 (7.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 9 (7.26%) Oracle Database
9 8 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (5.65%) QlikView
10 7 (5.65%) QualityStage
11 5 (4.03%) MySQL
11 5 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (4.03%) Power BI
11 5 (4.03%) RDBMS
12 4 (3.23%) Apache Hive
12 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) ERwin
2 9 (7.26%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (4.84%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.61%) Ant
5 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (0.81%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (39.52%) Finance
2 45 (36.29%) Banking
3 19 (15.32%) Retail
4 14 (11.29%) Retail Banking
5 8 (6.45%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.84%) Back Office
7 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (42.74%) Developer
2 37 (29.84%) DataStage Developer
3 22 (17.74%) Analyst
4 17 (13.71%) Architect
5 16 (12.90%) Consultant
6 15 (12.10%) Data Analyst
7 13 (10.48%) Data Architect
8 10 (8.06%) DataStage Consultant
9 9 (7.26%) ETL Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (4.84%) DataStage ETL Developer
11 6 (4.84%) Risk Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence Specialist
12 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (4.03%) Teradata Developer
13 4 (3.23%) DataStage Specialist
13 4 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
13 4 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.48%) XML
2 6 (4.84%) XML Messaging
2 6 (4.84%) XML Schema
3 3 (2.42%) Kafka
3 3 (2.42%) Visualforce
3 3 (2.42%) Web Services
4 2 (1.61%) REST
4 2 (1.61%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.81%) D3.js
5 1 (0.81%) Django
5 1 (0.81%) Flask
5 1 (0.81%) J2EE
5 1 (0.81%) JSON
5 1 (0.81%) LAMP
5 1 (0.81%) Matplotlib
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.81%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.81%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.61%) FMCG
4 2 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Equities
5 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.06%) Linux
2 8 (6.45%) Windows
3 6 (4.84%) Unix
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (65.32%) ETL
2 42 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (30.65%) Data Modelling
4 27 (21.77%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (17.74%) Migration
6 21 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (15.32%) Analytics
8 18 (14.52%) Data Analysis
9 11 (8.87%) Dimensional Modelling
10 10 (8.06%) Data Governance
10 10 (8.06%) Data Migration
11 9 (7.26%) Data Architecture
11 9 (7.26%) Data Lineage
12 8 (6.45%) Change Data Capture
12 8 (6.45%) Data Integration
12 8 (6.45%) Data Management
12 8 (6.45%) ITIL
12 8 (6.45%) SDLC
13 7 (5.65%) ETL Development
13 7 (5.65%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.87%) SQL
2 8 (6.45%) PL/SQL
2 8 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.03%) Python
4 4 (3.23%) Java
5 3 (2.42%) Apex Code
6 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.61%) C
6 2 (1.61%) Pig Latin
6 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.81%) Groovy
7 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.81%) Jython
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (0.81%) CCDP
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.55%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.65%) SLA
3 6 (4.84%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.61%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.81%) HDFS
3 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.61%) Nagios
3 1 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) Control-M
3 1 (0.81%) Oozie
3 1 (0.81%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (51.61%) IBM
2 42 (33.87%) Oracle
3 30 (24.19%) Teradata
4 22 (17.74%) Informatica
5 13 (10.48%) Netezza
6 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.26%) Talend
7 8 (6.45%) Cognos
7 8 (6.45%) Tableau
8 5 (4.03%) Ab Initio
8 5 (4.03%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (4.03%) SAP
9 3 (2.42%) CA
9 3 (2.42%) Dell
9 3 (2.42%) MapR
9 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.61%) Google
10 2 (1.61%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.81%) VMware