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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 524 512
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12  
Contract jobs citing DataStage 71 116 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.69% 0.97% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 62 56
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £363 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £549 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
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 10344 11994 11996
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.72% 22.16% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7008 8058 7695
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 183 158
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.50 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

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 30 March 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 26 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 30 March 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 +8 69 £450 - 7
London +49 48 £463 -11.90% 4
West Midlands +20 8 £425 -10.52%
Warwickshire +7 5 £425 -
South East +1 5 £375 -11.76%
Uxbridge - 4 £513 -
City of London +13 3 £525 +10.61% 2
Hayes - 3 £450 -
Midlands - 3 - -
Scotland +20 2 - -
East Sussex +7 2 £375 -
Surrey +7 2 - -
Hertfordshire -8 2 £625 +66.66% 1
East Midlands -10 2 - -
East of England -15 2 £625 +38.88% 2
Brighton - 2 £375 -
Berkshire +20 1 - -
Edinburgh +15 1 - -
Guildford +4 1 - -
Worcestershire +2 1 £350 -
Glasgow +2 1 - -
Worcester 0 1 £350 -
Watford -7 1 £625 +25.00%
Slough - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £425 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 92 (73.60%) ETL
2 64 (51.20%) SQL
3 55 (44.00%) Oracle
4 49 (39.20%) Data Modelling
5 44 (35.20%) IBM
6 41 (32.80%) Informatica
6 41 (32.80%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (25.60%) Finance
8 31 (24.80%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (22.40%) DB2
9 28 (22.40%) IBM InfoSphere
10 25 (20.00%) Banking
10 25 (20.00%) Unix
10 25 (20.00%) Analytics
10 25 (20.00%) Big Data
11 24 (19.20%) XML
11 24 (19.20%) Migration
12 23 (18.40%) Teradata
13 22 (17.60%) Linux
14 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
14 21 (16.80%) Data Migration
15 19 (15.20%) Talend Open Studio
15 19 (15.20%) Talend
16 18 (14.40%) Relational Database
16 18 (14.40%) Pentaho
16 18 (14.40%) Data Analysis
17 17 (13.60%) Hadoop
17 17 (13.60%) Python
18 16 (12.80%) Cognos

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 13 (10.40%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.00%) SAS
3 7 (5.60%) Confluence
4 4 (3.20%) Apache Pig
4 4 (3.20%) Gentran
4 4 (3.20%) JBoss
4 4 (3.20%) Mule ESB
4 4 (3.20%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.40%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.60%) CICS
6 2 (1.60%) IIS
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
2 2 (1.60%) SPSS
2 2 (1.60%) Weka
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.80%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.60%) FastStats
1 2 (1.60%) FastStats PeopleStage
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Boomi
2 2 (1.60%) GitHub
3 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.80%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.80%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.80%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (22.40%) DB2
2 28 (22.40%) IBM InfoSphere
3 25 (20.00%) Big Data
4 21 (16.80%) SQL Server
5 18 (14.40%) Pentaho
5 18 (14.40%) Relational Database
6 17 (13.60%) Hadoop
7 14 (11.20%) Apache Hive
8 13 (10.40%) HBase
8 13 (10.40%) QlikView
9 11 (8.80%) MySQL
10 9 (7.20%) Data Lake
10 9 (7.20%) RDBMS
11 7 (5.60%) NoSQL
11 7 (5.60%) Spotfire
11 7 (5.60%) Star Schema
12 6 (4.80%) Data Mining
12 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
12 6 (4.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (15.20%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (8.80%) ERwin
3 10 (8.00%) PowerDesigner
4 7 (5.60%) JIRA
5 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.40%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.60%) ChangeMan
7 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.80%) Ant
8 1 (0.80%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.80%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (25.60%) Finance
2 25 (20.00%) Banking
3 16 (12.80%) Investment Banking
4 10 (8.00%) Back Office
5 4 (3.20%) Retail
6 3 (2.40%) Front Office
7 2 (1.60%) Legal
8 1 (0.80%) Automotive
8 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (34.40%) Developer
2 29 (23.20%) Analyst
3 26 (20.80%) Data Analyst
4 22 (17.60%) Architect
5 15 (12.00%) DataStage Developer
6 14 (11.20%) Consultant
6 14 (11.20%) ETL Developer
7 12 (9.60%) Data Architect
8 9 (7.20%) Big Data Analyst
9 7 (5.60%) DataStage Consultant
10 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.80%) Teradata Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (3.20%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 4 (3.20%) ETL Analyst
12 4 (3.20%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.20%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.20%) XML
2 10 (8.00%) XML Messaging
2 10 (8.00%) XML Schema
3 6 (4.80%) REST
3 6 (4.80%) SOAP
4 5 (4.00%) Middleware
4 5 (4.00%) Visualforce
5 4 (3.20%) Apache Tez
5 4 (3.20%) EDI
6 3 (2.40%) HTML
7 2 (1.60%) .NET
7 2 (1.60%) CSS
7 2 (1.60%) JSON
7 2 (1.60%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.60%) Web Services
8 1 (0.80%) Ajax
8 1 (0.80%) J2EE
8 1 (0.80%) Kafka
8 1 (0.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.00%) SWIFT
3 8 (6.40%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.60%) Mainframe
5 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.20%) DataPower
6 4 (3.20%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.20%) Replication
7 3 (2.40%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (2.40%) NHS
7 3 (2.40%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) VSAM
9 1 (0.80%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.00%) Unix
2 22 (17.60%) Linux
3 12 (9.60%) Windows
4 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.80%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (73.60%) ETL
2 49 (39.20%) Data Modelling
3 31 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (24.80%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (20.00%) Analytics
5 24 (19.20%) Migration
6 21 (16.80%) Data Migration
7 18 (14.40%) Data Analysis
8 14 (11.20%) Data Management
9 13 (10.40%) Data Integration
10 12 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (9.60%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (7.20%) Investment Management
11 9 (7.20%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.40%) Data Architecture
12 8 (6.40%) Data Transformation
13 7 (5.60%) ERP
13 7 (5.60%) MapReduce
14 6 (4.80%) Data Governance
14 6 (4.80%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.20%) SQL
2 17 (13.60%) Python
3 15 (12.00%) Java
4 11 (8.80%) PL/SQL
5 8 (6.40%) Perl
6 7 (5.60%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.00%) Apex Code
8 4 (3.20%) R
9 3 (2.40%) C
9 3 (2.40%) C++
9 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.40%) PHP
10 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.60%) COBOL
10 2 (1.60%) Ruby
10 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.60%) VB
10 2 (1.60%) VBA
11 1 (0.80%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.80%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) ISO20022
2 6 (4.80%) Data Quality
3 5 (4.00%) SLA
4 4 (3.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.40%) HDFS
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.80%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Control-M
1 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.60%) Oozie
2 1 (0.80%) Ansible
2 1 (0.80%) Nagios
2 1 (0.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (44.00%) Oracle
2 44 (35.20%) IBM
3 41 (32.80%) Informatica
4 23 (18.40%) Teradata
5 19 (15.20%) Talend
6 16 (12.80%) Cognos
7 14 (11.20%) Ab Initio
8 12 (9.60%) Tableau
9 11 (8.80%) SAP
10 7 (5.60%) Netezza
11 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
11 6 (4.80%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (4.00%) Dell
12 5 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (3.20%) Apigee
13 4 (3.20%) IBM Sterling
13 4 (3.20%) MuleSoft
13 4 (3.20%) Vertica
14 3 (2.40%) HP
14 3 (2.40%) Lavastorm
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