Period
to 20 July 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 793 787 733
Rank change year-on-year -6 -54 +30
Contract jobs citing DataStage 50 120 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.24% 0.51% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 74 81
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £413 £377 £325
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £509 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +13.00% - +5.88%
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 20,672 23,629 21,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.18% 22.68% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,157 16,489 14,222
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 246 268
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +8.77%
10th Percentile £14.29 £14.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% +5.47% +5.94%

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 2019.

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 12 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 2019. 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 -32 45 £475 - 9
London +42 33 £475 -5.00% 3
UK excluding London -45 15 £509 +13.00% 7
North of England +19 7 £486 +15.25% 2
North West +7 5 £486 +10.97% 1
Scotland +30 3 £563 +60.71%
Yorkshire +19 2 £475 +10.14% 1
East of England -6 2 - - 1
Midlands +23 1 £475 - 1
South East +12 1 - -
West Midlands +9 1 £475 -
South West -47 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 39 (78.00%) ETL
2 33 (66.00%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (44.00%) Informatica
4 19 (38.00%) Finance
4 19 (38.00%) IBM
4 19 (38.00%) Oracle
4 19 (38.00%) Talend
5 18 (36.00%) Hadoop
5 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (34.00%) SAP
7 16 (32.00%) Python
7 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (32.00%) Docker
7 16 (32.00%) Apache Spark
7 16 (32.00%) Kubernetes
8 15 (30.00%) Pandas
8 15 (30.00%) SAP HANA
8 15 (30.00%) Amazon EMR
8 15 (30.00%) Databricks
8 15 (30.00%) PySpark
8 15 (30.00%) Pentaho
8 15 (30.00%) Information Security
8 15 (30.00%) Google
9 14 (28.00%) SQL
9 14 (28.00%) Data Science
9 14 (28.00%) Pachyderm
9 14 (28.00%) Kubeflow
9 14 (28.00%) Julia
10 13 (26.00%) IBM InfoSphere
11 11 (22.00%) Analytics

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 16 (32.00%) Apache Spark
2 14 (28.00%) Pachyderm
3 2 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (22.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (30.00%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (16.00%) Power Platform
5 4 (8.00%) GitHub
6 1 (2.00%) Apigee
6 1 (2.00%) Boomi
6 1 (2.00%) IaaS
6 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (66.00%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (36.00%) Hadoop
3 15 (30.00%) Pentaho
3 15 (30.00%) SAP HANA
4 13 (26.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 8 (16.00%) Power BI
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (12.00%) Big Data
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (8.00%) DB2
9 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (4.00%) Essbase
10 2 (4.00%) Ingres
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) ERwin
2 1 (2.00%) ER Studio
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) JMeter
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) French Language
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Developer
2 15 (30.00%) Data Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) Python Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) ETL Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Data Modeller
6 4 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Report Developer
6 4 (8.00%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (6.00%) DataStage Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.00%) ETL Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) Pandas
1 15 (30.00%) PySpark
2 4 (8.00%) MDX
3 1 (2.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.00%) Kafka
3 1 (2.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.00%) Replication
1 2 (4.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.00%) DataPower
2 1 (2.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (78.00%) ETL
2 15 (30.00%) Information Security
3 14 (28.00%) Data Science
4 11 (22.00%) Analytics
5 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (16.00%) Data Engineering
7 7 (14.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.00%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
9 4 (8.00%) ETL Development
9 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.00%) API Development
10 3 (6.00%) Conceptual Models
10 3 (6.00%) Data Governance
10 3 (6.00%) Information Governance
10 3 (6.00%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (6.00%) Metadata Management
10 3 (6.00%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Python
2 14 (28.00%) Julia
2 14 (28.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 5 (10.00%) R
5 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) IFRS
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) Kubernetes
2 14 (28.00%) Kubeflow
3 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Informatica
2 19 (38.00%) IBM
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle
2 19 (38.00%) Talend
3 17 (34.00%) SAP
4 15 (30.00%) Databricks
4 15 (30.00%) Google
5 5 (10.00%) Cognos
5 5 (10.00%) Netezza
5 5 (10.00%) Teradata
6 4 (8.00%) Alteryx
6 4 (8.00%) Twitter
7 3 (6.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (6.00%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (4.00%) Hortonworks
8 2 (4.00%) Sybase
8 2 (4.00%) Tableau
9 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
9 1 (2.00%) Dell
9 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft