Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 646 819 743
Rank change year-on-year +173 -76 -10
Contract jobs citing DataStage 47 59 157
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.061% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.37% 0.27% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 94
Median daily rate £495 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +0.53% -5.50%
10th Percentile £358 £298 £336
90th Percentile £563 £635 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £481 £450
% change year-on-year -15.32% +6.94% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 12,876 21,590 22,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.84% 22.27% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,441 14,839 15,695
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.06% +7.43%
10th Percentile £320 £323 £310
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 252 249
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £14.76 £14.00 £14.54
90th Percentile £55.00 £57.50 £53.10
Median hourly rate £25.55 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -27.01% -6.67% +50.00%

DataStage
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DataStage as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DataStage.

Daily rate trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DataStage over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DataStage.

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 6 April 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 +159 44 £495 +4.21% 3
London +150 25 £500 +8.11% 2
UK excluding London +130 22 £408 -15.32% 1
North of England +72 7 - -
North West - 7 - -
South East +102 6 £333 -46.80% 1
South West +24 6 £420 -14.94%
Scotland +29 3 £478 +12.35%
Work from Home +11 1 £495 - 1

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 37 (78.72%) ETL
2 27 (57.45%) IBM
3 25 (53.19%) Data Modelling
4 22 (46.81%) SQL
5 18 (38.30%) Informatica
5 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (36.17%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (31.91%) Finance
8 14 (29.79%) Oracle
9 13 (27.66%) Waterfall
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (19.15%) AWS
11 9 (19.15%) Java
12 8 (17.02%) Talend
13 7 (14.89%) Change Data Capture
13 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
13 7 (14.89%) MuleSoft
13 7 (14.89%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (14.89%) C
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.89%) UML
13 7 (14.89%) C++
13 7 (14.89%) Azure
13 7 (14.89%) Data Extraction
14 6 (12.77%) Semantic Web
14 6 (12.77%) Ontologies
14 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
14 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
14 6 (12.77%) Google

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 (12.77%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) Pachyderm
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe Campaign
1 3 (6.38%) SAP MDM
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Azure
3 5 (10.64%) GCP
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
4 3 (6.38%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (6.38%) AWS Step Functions
4 3 (6.38%) Power Platform
4 3 (6.38%) Serverless
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (2.13%) Boomi
5 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (14.89%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.77%) DB2
4 6 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (10.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
5 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
5 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.51%) QualityStage
6 4 (8.51%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.38%) Data Lake
7 3 (6.38%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (6.38%) Power BI
8 2 (4.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (4.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) ERwin
2 2 (4.26%) ER Studio
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Toad
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 6 (12.77%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) ETL Developer
3 12 (25.53%) DataStage Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) Consultant
5 7 (14.89%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 6 (12.77%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Database Consultant
8 4 (8.51%) Data Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.38%) AWS Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Business Architect
9 3 (6.38%) SAP Architect
9 3 (6.38%) SAP BI Architect
9 3 (6.38%) SAP MDM Architect
9 3 (6.38%) SQL BI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) Pandas
3 1 (2.13%) PySpark
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
1 6 (12.77%) Semantic Web
2 3 (6.38%) Acoustics
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (78.72%) ETL
2 25 (53.19%) Data Modelling
3 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (27.66%) Waterfall
6 7 (14.89%) Change Data Capture
6 7 (14.89%) Data Extraction
6 7 (14.89%) UML
7 6 (12.77%) Analytics
7 6 (12.77%) Ontologies
7 6 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (12.77%) Project Delivery
7 6 (12.77%) RDF
7 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.51%) Complex ETL
8 4 (8.51%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (8.51%) Data Mapping
8 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (8.51%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 9 (19.15%) Java
3 7 (14.89%) C
3 7 (14.89%) C++
4 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.38%) C#
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) Python
6 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.13%) Julia
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
1 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Kubeflow
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) IBM
2 18 (38.30%) Informatica
3 14 (29.79%) Oracle
4 8 (17.02%) Talend
5 7 (14.89%) MuleSoft
6 6 (12.77%) Google
6 6 (12.77%) SAP
7 3 (6.38%) Adobe
7 3 (6.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (4.26%) Cognos
8 2 (4.26%) Databricks
8 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.26%) Tableau
9 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
9 1 (2.13%) Alteryx
9 1 (2.13%) Dell
9 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (2.13%) Teradata
9 1 (2.13%) Twitter