Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 679 794 743
Rank change year-on-year +115 -51 +22
Contract jobs citing DataStage 70 88 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.39% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 70 95
UK median daily rate £475 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% -1.39% -10.00%
10th Percentile £358 £324 £326
90th Percentile £675 £589 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 £444
% change year-on-year +27.78% +1.41% -10.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 15,223 22,361 22,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.02% 22.44% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,143 15,420 15,393
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +7.06%
10th Percentile £319 £317 £310
90th Percentile £663 £645 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 246 254
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £32.75 £30.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +6.94% +8.68%
10th Percentile £13.19 £13.25 £14.54
90th Percentile £53.75 £56.66 £56.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.03% -6.43% +32.08%

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 23 January 2020.

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 10 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 23 January 2020. 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 +119 66 £475 +5.56% 10
London +108 37 £468 +7.16% 5
UK excluding London +97 32 £575 +27.78% 5
South West +28 21 £613 +27.27% 1
South East +55 5 £333 -42.80% 3
Scotland +26 3 £505 +18.82%
Midlands +50 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
North of England +28 1 - -
North West +22 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 59 (84.29%) ETL
2 55 (78.57%) SQL
3 51 (72.86%) IBM
4 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (48.57%) DB2
6 31 (44.29%) Data Modelling
6 31 (44.29%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (44.29%) IBM InfoSphere
7 29 (41.43%) Oracle
8 21 (30.00%) Java
9 20 (28.57%) XML
10 19 (27.14%) Tivoli
10 19 (27.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 18 (25.71%) Teradata
11 18 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (25.71%) Scrum
11 18 (25.71%) JIRA
12 16 (22.86%) Data Management
12 16 (22.86%) Physical Data Model
12 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
12 16 (22.86%) Data Quality
13 15 (21.43%) Data Integration
13 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
13 15 (21.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 15 (21.43%) TDD
13 15 (21.43%) Finance
13 15 (21.43%) QualityStage
13 15 (21.43%) AIX
14 14 (20.00%) ITIL
14 14 (20.00%) HP

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 6 (8.57%) SAS
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.86%) Pachyderm
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) AWS
1 8 (11.43%) Azure
2 4 (5.71%) Power Platform
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.29%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (4.29%) AWS Step Functions
3 3 (4.29%) Serverless
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.86%) GCP
5 1 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.43%) Boomi
5 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (48.57%) DB2
2 31 (44.29%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (44.29%) IBM InfoSphere
3 18 (25.71%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (21.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 15 (21.43%) QualityStage
5 13 (18.57%) Informix
6 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (7.14%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (5.71%) Power BI
8 4 (5.71%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (4.29%) Big Data
9 3 (4.29%) Data Lake
9 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
9 3 (4.29%) Pentaho
9 3 (4.29%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) ERwin
2 4 (5.71%) JMeter
3 2 (2.86%) ER Studio
3 2 (2.86%) Toad
4 1 (1.43%) PowerDesigner
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Public Sector
3 6 (8.57%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Electronics
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (72.86%) Developer
2 35 (50.00%) DataStage Developer
3 24 (34.29%) ETL Developer
4 14 (20.00%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 9 (12.86%) DB2 Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Data Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Architect
9 3 (4.29%) AWS Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Database Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) ETL Consultant
9 3 (4.29%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Testing Consultant
10 2 (2.86%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 2 (2.86%) Python Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) XML
2 12 (17.14%) XML Schema
3 9 (12.86%) Middleware
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
5 2 (2.86%) Pandas
5 2 (2.86%) PySpark
6 1 (1.43%) Kafka
6 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.57%) Semantic Web
3 3 (4.29%) Acoustics
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) AIX
2 13 (18.57%) Linux
3 7 (10.00%) Unix
4 3 (4.29%) Windows
5 2 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (84.29%) ETL
2 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (44.29%) Data Modelling
4 18 (25.71%) Scrum
5 16 (22.86%) Data Management
5 16 (22.86%) Physical Data Model
6 15 (21.43%) Data Integration
6 15 (21.43%) TDD
7 14 (20.00%) ITIL
7 14 (20.00%) SDLC
8 13 (18.57%) Data Mapping
8 13 (18.57%) V-Model
9 11 (15.71%) Incident Management
9 11 (15.71%) Service Management
10 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (12.86%) Logistics
12 8 (11.43%) Change Data Capture
12 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
13 7 (10.00%) Data Extraction
13 7 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (78.57%) SQL
2 21 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (5.71%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.29%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.29%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.86%) Julia
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 19 (27.14%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.29%) HP ALM
3 2 (2.86%) Kubeflow
3 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 51 (72.86%) IBM
2 29 (41.43%) Oracle
3 18 (25.71%) Teradata
4 14 (20.00%) HP
5 13 (18.57%) Informatica
6 11 (15.71%) Citrix
7 9 (12.86%) Talend
8 7 (10.00%) SAP
9 4 (5.71%) Google
10 3 (4.29%) Adobe
10 3 (4.29%) Cognos
10 3 (4.29%) Databricks
10 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.86%) Tableau
12 1 (1.43%) Cloudera
12 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
12 1 (1.43%) SnapLogic
12 1 (1.43%) Twitter