Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 774 717 748
Rank change year-on-year -57 +31 -55
Contract jobs citing DataStage 114 128 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.49% 0.59% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 95
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £381 £325 £338
90th Percentile £550 £550 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.94%
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 23,347 21,664 24,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.66% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,308 14,440 16,230
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 252 374
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.57% +10.52%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £49.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £34.50 £30.21
% change year-on-year -6.52% +14.22% +11.87%

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 14 August 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 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 14 August 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 -40 111 £475 +5.56% 15
UK excluding London -9 76 £450 +5.88% 7
London -47 35 £500 - 8
South West +15 28 £475 +5.56% 1
North of England -20 18 £405 -4.71% 4
East of England +16 17 £525 +23.53%
South East -19 12 £500 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire -13 9 £388 -8.82% 2
North West -23 8 £438 +11.46% 2
Midlands -18 1 - -
West Midlands -32 1 - -
North East - 1 £313 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 81 (71.05%) ETL
2 70 (61.40%) IBM
3 59 (51.75%) IBM InfoSphere
4 57 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (50.00%) SQL
5 54 (47.37%) Oracle
6 50 (43.86%) Teradata
7 45 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (32.46%) Finance
9 33 (28.95%) Banking
10 30 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (23.68%) QualityStage
11 27 (23.68%) Linux
12 24 (21.05%) Unix
12 24 (21.05%) DB2
12 24 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 23 (20.18%) Data Modelling
14 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
14 22 (19.30%) XML
14 22 (19.30%) Data Integration
14 22 (19.30%) Data Quality
15 21 (18.42%) ITIL
16 20 (17.54%) Data Management
16 20 (17.54%) SDLC
17 18 (15.79%) Security Cleared
17 18 (15.79%) Netezza
17 18 (15.79%) XML Schema
17 18 (15.79%) Migration
17 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (15.79%) Shell Script

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 (9.65%) SAS
2 5 (4.39%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Mule
5 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.88%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Azure Machine Learning
1 4 (3.51%) Data Lake Analytics
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) IaaS
2 3 (2.63%) PaaS
2 3 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.88%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) FTP
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) NAS
2 1 (0.88%) PABX
2 1 (0.88%) SAN
2 1 (0.88%) SMS
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) VPN
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (51.75%) IBM InfoSphere
2 57 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (23.68%) QualityStage
4 24 (21.05%) DB2
4 24 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (19.30%) SQL Server
6 16 (14.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 14 (12.28%) Informix
7 14 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (11.40%) Relational Database
9 10 (8.77%) Data Lake
10 9 (7.89%) RDBMS
11 6 (5.26%) Hadoop
12 5 (4.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
12 5 (4.39%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (4.39%) Power BI
13 4 (3.51%) Big Data
13 4 (3.51%) Cognos Report Studio
13 4 (3.51%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.51%) ERwin
2 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.51%) Toad
2 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.63%) ER Studio
3 3 (2.63%) JUnit
3 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.75%) Ant
4 2 (1.75%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (1.75%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.88%) GitLab
5 1 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (32.46%) Finance
2 33 (28.95%) Banking
3 17 (14.91%) Retail Banking
4 8 (7.02%) Retail
5 3 (2.63%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.75%) Back Office
6 2 (1.75%) Electronics
6 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (71.05%) Developer
2 42 (36.84%) DataStage Developer
3 33 (28.95%) ETL Developer
4 22 (19.30%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 14 (12.28%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Architect
8 7 (6.14%) Analyst
9 5 (4.39%) DataStage Architect
9 5 (4.39%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.51%) Cognos Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Data Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) DataStage Specialist
10 4 (3.51%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Support Specialist
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Support Specialist
10 4 (3.51%) Teradata Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.30%) XML
2 18 (15.79%) XML Schema
3 14 (12.28%) Middleware
4 5 (4.39%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (3.51%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (1.75%) EDI
6 2 (1.75%) J2EE
6 2 (1.75%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.88%) LAMP
7 1 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.88%) XSL
7 1 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.51%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.63%) DataPower
4 3 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.63%) Replication
4 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.88%) FMCG
5 1 (0.88%) iSeries
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Linux
2 24 (21.05%) Unix
3 14 (12.28%) Windows
4 9 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.75%) AIX
6 1 (0.88%) CentOS
6 1 (0.88%) HPUX
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (71.05%) ETL
2 45 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (20.18%) Data Modelling
5 22 (19.30%) Data Integration
6 21 (18.42%) ITIL
7 20 (17.54%) Data Management
7 20 (17.54%) SDLC
8 18 (15.79%) Migration
8 18 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (12.28%) Data Mapping
10 12 (10.53%) Service Management
11 11 (9.65%) Analytics
11 11 (9.65%) Data Lineage
11 11 (9.65%) Dimensional Modelling
11 11 (9.65%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (8.77%) Logistics
12 10 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (8.77%) Waterfall
13 9 (7.89%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 57 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 14 (12.28%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.77%) PL/SQL
5 7 (6.14%) Java
6 4 (3.51%) C
6 4 (3.51%) C++
6 4 (3.51%) R
6 4 (3.51%) U-SQL
7 3 (2.63%) Korn
7 3 (2.63%) Perl
8 2 (1.75%) COBOL
8 2 (1.75%) Scala
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.88%) Jython
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.88%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) XPath
9 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) CISA
3 1 (0.88%) CISSP
3 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.30%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.75%) ISO 20022
2 2 (1.75%) SEPA
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (2.63%) HDFS
3 2 (1.75%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.63%) Oozie
3 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 1 (0.88%) Ansible
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 70 (61.40%) IBM
2 54 (47.37%) Oracle
3 50 (43.86%) Teradata
4 18 (15.79%) Netezza
5 17 (14.91%) Cognos
6 12 (10.53%) Informatica
7 10 (8.77%) Citrix
7 10 (8.77%) HP
8 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.63%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.75%) SAP
10 2 (1.75%) Talend
10 2 (1.75%) VMware
11 1 (0.88%) Capita
11 1 (0.88%) Google
11 1 (0.88%) Misys
11 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.88%) Unisys