Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 795 764 780
Rank change year-on-year -31 +16 -22
Contract jobs citing DataStage 94 131 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.41% 0.58% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 97 71
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +2.98%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £325
90th Percentile £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 23,031 22,557 23,901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.49% 22.09% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,016 15,404 15,873
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £285
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 285 369
UK median hourly rate £33.25 £31.15 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +10.54% -2.83%
10th Percentile £13.47 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.00 £52.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.18
% change year-on-year - +24.20% -6.07%

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 18 November 2018.

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 9 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 18 November 2018. 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 -28 88 £450 - 13
UK excluding London -51 49 £450 - 13
London -2 42 £438 -7.89% 5
South West -35 21 £475 +5.56% 5
South East -2 14 £500 +5.26% 3
North of England -45 10 £350 -17.65%
Yorkshire -3 9 £350 -36.36%
Scotland -15 4 £425 +9.68% 3
North West -34 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 68 (72.34%) ETL
2 57 (60.64%) IBM
3 50 (53.19%) SQL
4 49 (52.13%) Data Warehouse
5 43 (45.74%) IBM InfoSphere
6 38 (40.43%) Oracle
7 37 (39.36%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (31.91%) Finance
8 30 (31.91%) Teradata
9 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
10 27 (28.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (25.53%) Data Modelling
13 22 (23.40%) Unix
13 22 (23.40%) Banking
14 19 (20.21%) T-SQL
14 19 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (19.15%) Relational Database
16 17 (18.09%) PL/SQL
16 17 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (17.02%) Linux
17 16 (17.02%) Migration
18 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (15.96%) SAS
18 15 (15.96%) Shell Script
19 13 (13.83%) Dimensional Modelling
19 13 (13.83%) Data Integration
19 13 (13.83%) Netezza
19 13 (13.83%) QualityStage
19 13 (13.83%) Microsoft

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 15 (15.96%) SAS
2 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.26%) IIS
4 3 (3.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.13%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (4.26%) Data Lake Analytics
3 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.19%) IaaS
3 3 (3.19%) PaaS
3 3 (3.19%) SaaS
4 2 (2.13%) GitHub
5 1 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Firewall
1 1 (1.06%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.06%) LAN
1 1 (1.06%) NAS
1 1 (1.06%) PABX
1 1 (1.06%) SAN
1 1 (1.06%) SMS
1 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.06%) VoIP
1 1 (1.06%) VPN
1 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (52.13%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (45.74%) IBM InfoSphere
3 28 (29.79%) SQL Server
4 27 (28.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (19.15%) Relational Database
6 13 (13.83%) QualityStage
7 11 (11.70%) Hadoop
7 11 (11.70%) Power BI
8 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (9.57%) DB2
9 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (9.57%) RDBMS
10 8 (8.51%) Data Lake
11 7 (7.45%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (5.32%) Apache Hive
13 4 (4.26%) Big Data
13 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (3.19%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.32%) ERwin
3 4 (4.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.13%) Ant
4 2 (2.13%) ER Studio
4 2 (2.13%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (2.13%) Toad
5 1 (1.06%) JUnit
5 1 (1.06%) LSMW
5 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 22 (23.40%) Banking
3 11 (11.70%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Retail
5 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (65.96%) Developer
2 26 (27.66%) DataStage Developer
3 24 (25.53%) ETL Developer
4 14 (14.89%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (9.57%) Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Architect
7 8 (8.51%) SQL Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 7 (7.45%) DataStage Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Data Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Data Migration Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Support Specialist
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Support Specialist
11 3 (3.19%) DataStage Specialist
11 3 (3.19%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) Middleware
1 5 (5.32%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (4.26%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (4.26%) J2EE
3 3 (3.19%) XML
4 2 (2.13%) EDI
4 2 (2.13%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.06%) BAPI
5 1 (1.06%) IDoc
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.32%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.13%) DataPower
4 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.13%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.13%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.13%) VSAM
5 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.06%) FMCG
5 1 (1.06%) iSeries
5 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.06%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.40%) Unix
2 16 (17.02%) Linux
3 13 (13.83%) Windows
4 9 (9.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.13%) AIX
6 1 (1.06%) HPUX
6 1 (1.06%) Solaris
6 1 (1.06%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (72.34%) ETL
2 37 (39.36%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (25.53%) Data Modelling
5 17 (18.09%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (17.02%) Migration
7 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.83%) Data Analysis
8 13 (13.83%) Data Integration
8 13 (13.83%) Dimensional Modelling
9 12 (12.77%) ITIL
10 11 (11.70%) Data Governance
10 11 (11.70%) ETL Development
11 10 (10.64%) Data Migration
12 9 (9.57%) Data Lineage
12 9 (9.57%) Kimball Methodology
13 8 (8.51%) Analytics
13 8 (8.51%) Data Management
13 8 (8.51%) Inmon Methodology
13 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.19%) SQL
2 19 (20.21%) T-SQL
3 17 (18.09%) PL/SQL
4 15 (15.96%) Shell Script
5 12 (12.77%) Java
6 7 (7.45%) C
7 6 (6.38%) R
8 5 (5.32%) Python
9 4 (4.26%) COBOL
9 4 (4.26%) Perl
9 4 (4.26%) U-SQL
10 3 (3.19%) C++
10 3 (3.19%) Scala
11 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.13%) Korn
12 1 (1.06%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) CISA
2 1 (1.06%) CISSP
2 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) HDFS
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.06%) Cronacle
2 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Ansible
1 2 (2.13%) Oozie
1 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
2 1 (1.06%) Control-M
2 1 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 57 (60.64%) IBM
2 38 (40.43%) Oracle
3 30 (31.91%) Teradata
4 13 (13.83%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.83%) Netezza
5 12 (12.77%) Informatica
6 5 (5.32%) Ab Initio
6 5 (5.32%) Cognos
6 5 (5.32%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.19%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.13%) SAP
9 1 (1.06%) Birst
9 1 (1.06%) Citrix
9 1 (1.06%) Google
9 1 (1.06%) HP
9 1 (1.06%) Tableau
9 1 (1.06%) Talend
9 1 (1.06%) Unisys
9 1 (1.06%) VMware