Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 784 754
Rank change year-on-year +33 -30 -100
Contract jobs citing DataStage 133 115 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 0.48% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 70 75
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26% +11.52%
10th Percentile £325 £324 £355
90th Percentile £600 £626 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £448
% change year-on-year +12.50% -10.61% +27.86%
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 22778 23825 26248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.60% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15571 15787 17303
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
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 290 368 404
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -2.61% +15.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.06 £52.05 £52.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +32.22%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +28 126 £450 -5.26% 7
UK excluding London +52 75 £450 +12.50% 6
London -33 57 £475 -5.00% 2
North of England +85 32 £425 - 2
South West +28 23 £450 +14.29% 2
North West +26 19 £360 -28.00% 1
Yorkshire +26 7 £550 +7.58% 1
Scotland - 7 £388 - 1
North East +66 6 £460 +41.54%
West Midlands +19 6 £431 +16.95%
Midlands +14 6 £431 +15.00%
South East +2 5 £475 +40.74% 1
East of England -15 2 £425 +9.68%

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 86 (64.66%) ETL
2 66 (49.62%) IBM
2 66 (49.62%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (39.10%) IBM InfoSphere
4 46 (34.59%) SQL
5 45 (33.83%) Finance
6 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (31.58%) Oracle
8 38 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (27.82%) Banking
10 34 (25.56%) Data Modelling
11 33 (24.81%) Teradata
12 26 (19.55%) SQL Server
13 25 (18.80%) Informatica
14 24 (18.05%) Migration
15 19 (14.29%) Analytics
16 18 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (13.53%) DB2
17 17 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (12.03%) Retail Banking
18 16 (12.03%) Data Quality
18 16 (12.03%) Oracle Database
19 15 (11.28%) Data Analysis
20 13 (9.77%) Netezza
20 13 (9.77%) ETL Development
21 12 (9.02%) Linux
22 11 (8.27%) Unix
22 11 (8.27%) Python
22 11 (8.27%) SAS
22 11 (8.27%) 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 11 (8.27%) SAS
2 4 (3.01%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.75%) Confluence
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.75%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.51%) Boomi
2 5 (3.76%) GitHub
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.75%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.75%) Linode
4 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.51%) SAN
1 6 (4.51%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.26%) FTP
3 1 (0.75%) Firewall
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (49.62%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (39.10%) IBM InfoSphere
3 26 (19.55%) SQL Server
4 18 (13.53%) DB2
5 17 (12.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (12.03%) Oracle Database
7 11 (8.27%) Big Data
7 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
8 9 (6.77%) Hadoop
9 8 (6.02%) Data Lake
9 8 (6.02%) QualityStage
10 7 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (4.51%) QlikView
11 6 (4.51%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.76%) Power BI
12 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (3.01%) Oracle BI EE
13 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) ERwin
1 7 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (3.76%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.01%) Ant
3 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.50%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (1.50%) Toad
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (33.83%) Finance
2 37 (27.82%) Banking
3 16 (12.03%) Retail Banking
4 5 (3.76%) Retail
5 4 (3.01%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.50%) Back Office
7 2 (1.50%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (47.37%) Developer
2 36 (27.07%) DataStage Developer
3 20 (15.04%) Consultant
3 20 (15.04%) ETL Developer
4 18 (13.53%) Architect
5 15 (11.28%) Analyst
5 15 (11.28%) Data Architect
6 10 (7.52%) Data Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) DataStage ETL Developer
8 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) DataStage Consultant
11 5 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Specialist
11 5 (3.76%) Salesforce Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.01%) Data Modeller
12 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 4 (3.01%) DataStage Analyst
12 4 (3.01%) Risk Analyst
12 4 (3.01%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.51%) Visualforce
1 6 (4.51%) XML
2 5 (3.76%) REST
2 5 (3.76%) SOAP
3 4 (3.01%) Kafka
3 4 (3.01%) XML Schema
4 3 (2.26%) MDX
4 3 (2.26%) Web Services
5 2 (1.50%) Middleware
5 2 (1.50%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.75%) J2EE
6 1 (0.75%) LAMP
6 1 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.26%) FMCG
4 3 (2.26%) User Experience
5 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.50%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.50%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.02%) Linux
2 11 (8.27%) Unix
3 4 (3.01%) Windows
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (64.66%) ETL
2 43 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 34 (25.56%) Data Modelling
5 24 (18.05%) Migration
6 19 (14.29%) Analytics
7 18 (13.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (11.28%) Data Analysis
9 13 (9.77%) ETL Development
10 11 (8.27%) Dimensional Modelling
11 10 (7.52%) Data Governance
11 10 (7.52%) Waterfall
12 9 (6.77%) Data Management
12 9 (6.77%) Data Migration
12 9 (6.77%) ITIL
12 9 (6.77%) SDLC
13 8 (6.02%) Data Transformation
13 8 (6.02%) Kimball Methodology
14 7 (5.26%) Data Lineage
14 7 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.59%) SQL
2 11 (8.27%) Python
3 10 (7.52%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.02%) Bash Shell
5 7 (5.26%) Perl
6 6 (4.51%) Apex Code
6 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.51%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.26%) Java
9 2 (1.50%) C
9 2 (1.50%) Pig Latin
9 2 (1.50%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.75%) Groovy
10 1 (0.75%) Jython
10 1 (0.75%) PHP
10 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) CCDP
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.76%) SLA
3 3 (2.26%) GDPR
4 2 (1.50%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 5 (3.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.50%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.75%) HDFS
3 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) Ansible
2 5 (3.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.75%) Control-M
3 1 (0.75%) Nagios
3 1 (0.75%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (49.62%) IBM
2 42 (31.58%) Oracle
3 33 (24.81%) Teradata
4 25 (18.80%) Informatica
5 13 (9.77%) Netezza
6 11 (8.27%) Microsoft
7 10 (7.52%) Tableau
8 9 (6.77%) Cognos
9 7 (5.26%) Talend
10 6 (4.51%) Dell
10 6 (4.51%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (4.51%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (4.51%) Sybase
11 4 (3.01%) Ab Initio
12 3 (2.26%) CA
12 3 (2.26%) MapR
12 3 (2.26%) SAP
13 2 (1.50%) Google
13 2 (1.50%) MuleSoft
14 1 (0.75%) Jaspersoft