Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 738 776 736
Rank change year-on-year +38 -40 -69
Contract jobs citing DataStage 123 111 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 0.46% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 65 72
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +2.73% +14.30%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £326
90th Percentile £550 £637 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £450
% change year-on-year +16.13% -13.89% +28.57%
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 22063 23942 26326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.20% 22.47% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14890 15947 17272
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 395 396
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.53 £28.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +5.21% +12.25%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.10 £12.63
90th Percentile £54.13 £49.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +12.28% -3.39% +31.11%

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 October 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 18 October 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 +46 116 £450 -2.17% 8
UK excluding London +43 77 £450 +16.13% 6
London -2 44 £500 -4.76% 2
North of England +98 34 £425 +13.33% 1
South West +23 23 £450 +14.29% 1
North West +51 21 £375 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +34 7 £425 +36.00%
Scotland +24 7 £388 -
West Midlands +22 7 £431 +15.00%
Midlands +16 7 £431 +15.00%
North East +72 6 £460 +36.30%
South East +3 5 £475 +15.15% 3
East of England -19 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 80 (65.04%) ETL
2 68 (55.28%) Data Warehouse
2 68 (55.28%) IBM
3 52 (42.28%) IBM InfoSphere
4 46 (37.40%) Finance
5 40 (32.52%) Banking
6 39 (31.71%) Oracle
7 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (30.08%) SQL
9 32 (26.02%) Data Modelling
10 31 (25.20%) Teradata
11 28 (22.76%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (17.89%) Data Quality
13 21 (17.07%) Migration
14 20 (16.26%) Retail
14 20 (16.26%) Informatica
14 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
15 18 (14.63%) Analytics
16 16 (13.01%) Netezza
17 15 (12.20%) Retail Banking
17 15 (12.20%) DB2
18 14 (11.38%) Data Analysis
19 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 12 (9.76%) SAS
21 11 (8.94%) Dimensional Modelling
22 10 (8.13%) Data Governance
22 10 (8.13%) Big Data
23 9 (7.32%) Tableau
23 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database

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 12 (9.76%) SAS
2 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.81%) Apache
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Boomi
2 4 (3.25%) GitHub
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.81%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Firewall
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
1 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (55.28%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (42.28%) IBM InfoSphere
3 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
4 15 (12.20%) DB2
5 13 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (8.13%) Big Data
7 9 (7.32%) Data Lake
7 9 (7.32%) Oracle Database
7 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
8 8 (6.50%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.50%) Hadoop
9 7 (5.69%) QlikView
10 6 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (4.88%) QualityStage
11 5 (4.07%) MySQL
12 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (3.25%) Power BI
12 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
12 4 (3.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) ERwin
2 6 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (3.25%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.44%) Ant
4 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.63%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) JIRA
6 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.81%) Toad
6 1 (0.81%) Vagrant
General
1 46 (37.40%) Finance
2 40 (32.52%) Banking
3 20 (16.26%) Retail
4 15 (12.20%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.63%) Back Office
6 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 55 (44.72%) Developer
2 35 (28.46%) DataStage Developer
3 18 (14.63%) Consultant
4 17 (13.82%) Analyst
4 17 (13.82%) Architect
5 14 (11.38%) Data Architect
6 12 (9.76%) ETL Developer
7 11 (8.94%) Data Analyst
7 11 (8.94%) DataStage Consultant
8 9 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (5.69%) DataStage ETL Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Risk Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Specialist
11 5 (4.07%) Salesforce Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.25%) ETL Consultant
12 4 (3.25%) Teradata Developer
13 3 (2.44%) DataStage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.50%) XML
2 5 (4.07%) Visualforce
3 4 (3.25%) REST
3 4 (3.25%) SOAP
4 3 (2.44%) Kafka
4 3 (2.44%) Web Services
5 2 (1.63%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.63%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.81%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.81%) J2EE
6 1 (0.81%) LAMP
6 1 (0.81%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.63%) FMCG
3 2 (1.63%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.63%) User Experience
4 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Linux
1 5 (4.07%) Unix
2 4 (3.25%) Windows
3 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (65.04%) ETL
2 38 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.02%) Data Modelling
4 28 (22.76%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (17.07%) Migration
7 18 (14.63%) Analytics
8 14 (11.38%) Data Analysis
9 11 (8.94%) Dimensional Modelling
10 10 (8.13%) Data Governance
11 9 (7.32%) Data Lineage
12 8 (6.50%) Data Integration
12 8 (6.50%) ETL Development
12 8 (6.50%) ITIL
12 8 (6.50%) SDLC
13 7 (5.69%) Change Data Capture
13 7 (5.69%) Data Management
13 7 (5.69%) Data Migration
13 7 (5.69%) Kimball Methodology
14 6 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.08%) SQL
2 9 (7.32%) PL/SQL
3 8 (6.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.07%) Apex Code
5 4 (3.25%) Python
6 3 (2.44%) Java
7 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.63%) C
7 2 (1.63%) Pig Latin
7 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) Groovy
8 1 (0.81%) Jython
8 1 (0.81%) PHP
8 1 (0.81%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (0.81%) CCDP
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.89%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.69%) SLA
3 3 (2.44%) GDPR
4 2 (1.63%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.63%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.81%) HDFS
3 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.63%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) Control-M
3 1 (0.81%) Nagios
3 1 (0.81%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.81%) Puppet
3 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (55.28%) IBM
2 39 (31.71%) Oracle
3 31 (25.20%) Teradata
4 20 (16.26%) Informatica
5 16 (13.01%) Netezza
6 9 (7.32%) Cognos
6 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.32%) Tableau
7 6 (4.88%) Talend
8 5 (4.07%) Dell
8 5 (4.07%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.07%) SAP
9 3 (2.44%) Ab Initio
9 3 (2.44%) CA
9 3 (2.44%) MapR
10 2 (1.63%) Google
10 2 (1.63%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.81%) Capita
11 1 (0.81%) VMware