Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 479 734 797
Rank change year-on-year +255 +63 -39
Contract jobs citing DataStage 52 81 101
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.095% 0.098%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.73% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 76
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £403 £413 £350
90th Percentile £648 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £463
% change year-on-year +9.09% +18.92% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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 7,165 18,570 23,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.53% 21.89% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,568 12,658 16,482
Median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £670 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 274 230
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +7.56% -0.83%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.66 £12.23
90th Percentile £51.75 £60.00 £56.17
Median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -1.67% -7.69% -1.52%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +249 29 £550 +15.79%
Work from Home -66 28 £525 +12.00%
UK excluding London +231 14 £600 +9.09% 1
London +172 11 £500 +5.26%
South East +184 10 £648 -
North of England +117 3 £450 -2.70%
Yorkshire +77 2 £450 +5.88%
North West +90 1 - -
East of England - 1 £430 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 50 (96.15%) ETL
2 32 (61.54%) IBM
3 26 (50.00%) SQL
4 24 (46.15%) Oracle
4 24 (46.15%) Data Integration
4 24 (46.15%) IBM InfoSphere
5 23 (44.23%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (36.54%) Python
6 19 (36.54%) Analytics
7 16 (30.77%) Finance
7 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
8 15 (28.85%) Visualisation
8 15 (28.85%) Apache Spark
9 14 (26.92%) Business Analytics
9 14 (26.92%) R
9 14 (26.92%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (26.92%) Azure
9 14 (26.92%) Informatica
9 14 (26.92%) SAS
10 13 (25.00%) Data Modelling
10 13 (25.00%) TDD
10 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (25.00%) Scala
10 13 (25.00%) Talend
10 13 (25.00%) DevOps
10 13 (25.00%) Databricks
11 12 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
12 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
12 11 (21.15%) Information Governance

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 15 (28.85%) Apache Spark
2 14 (26.92%) SAS
3 10 (19.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (5.77%) SAP MDM
4 2 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.92%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.92%) Azure
2 5 (9.62%) GCP
2 5 (9.62%) Power Platform
3 3 (5.77%) AWS
3 3 (5.77%) PaaS
3 3 (5.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (46.15%) IBM InfoSphere
2 15 (28.85%) Hadoop
3 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
3 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 6 (11.54%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.62%) Big Data
6 5 (9.62%) Power BI
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (3.85%) QlikView
8 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.85%) Tableau
9 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.92%) HBase
9 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) ERwin
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
2 1 (1.92%) MSI
2 1 (1.92%) ProC
2 1 (1.92%) Toad
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Publishing
5 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.92%) German Language
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) DataStage Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Data Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) ETL Developer
6 8 (15.38%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Designer
8 6 (11.54%) Data Modeller
8 6 (11.54%) ETL Designer
8 6 (11.54%) Senior Data Modeller
8 6 (11.54%) Senior Designer
9 4 (7.69%) Architect
9 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
10 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Oracle ETL Developer
10 3 (5.77%) SAP Architect
10 3 (5.77%) SAP BI Architect
10 3 (5.77%) SAP MDM Architect
10 3 (5.77%) SQL BI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) PySpark
2 1 (1.92%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) D3.js
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) HTML5
2 1 (1.92%) Kafka
2 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Unix
2 10 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (96.15%) ETL
2 24 (46.15%) Data Integration
3 23 (44.23%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (36.54%) Analytics
5 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (28.85%) Visualisation
7 14 (26.92%) Business Analytics
7 14 (26.92%) Data Visualisation
8 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 13 (25.00%) DevOps
8 13 (25.00%) TDD
9 12 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
10 11 (21.15%) Information Governance
10 11 (21.15%) Migration
11 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
11 8 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
12 7 (13.46%) Physical Data Model
13 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (36.54%) Python
3 14 (26.92%) R
4 13 (25.00%) Scala
5 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.62%) C++
6 5 (9.62%) Java
7 4 (7.69%) C
7 4 (7.69%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) GxP
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Istio
1 1 (1.92%) Knative
1 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (61.54%) IBM
2 24 (46.15%) Oracle
3 14 (26.92%) Informatica
4 13 (25.00%) Databricks
4 13 (25.00%) Talend
5 6 (11.54%) Cognos
5 6 (11.54%) SAP
6 5 (9.62%) Google
7 4 (7.69%) Ab Initio
7 4 (7.69%) Teradata
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.92%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.92%) CA
9 1 (1.92%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.92%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.92%) Netezza
9 1 (1.92%) Sparx