Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 775 787 752
Rank change year-on-year +12 -35 +46
Contract jobs citing DataStage 65 116 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.33% 0.50% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 74 87
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £413 £372 £325
90th Percentile £675 £559 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% +3.03%
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 19,784 23,315 21,789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.95% 22.81% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,528 16,275 14,513
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 236 252
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -7.26% +8.77%
10th Percentile £14.32 £13.25 £11.35
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.13 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year +21.74% -8.73% +8.57%

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 19 August 2019.

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 11 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 19 August 2019. 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 +2 59 £475 - 13
London +43 35 £475 -5.00% 8
UK excluding London -21 28 £575 +27.78% 6
South West -32 15 £638 +34.21% 2
North of England +18 7 £486 +19.88% 2
North West +12 5 £486 +10.97% 2
Scotland - 4 £563 -
Yorkshire +6 2 £475 +35.71%
Midlands +29 1 £475 -
West Midlands +27 1 £475 -
South East +17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 52 (80.00%) ETL
2 33 (50.77%) SQL
2 33 (50.77%) IBM
3 32 (49.23%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (46.15%) Oracle
5 25 (38.46%) IBM InfoSphere
6 22 (33.85%) Teradata
7 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (32.31%) Informatica
7 21 (32.31%) DB2
8 19 (29.23%) Finance
9 18 (27.69%) Data Management
9 18 (27.69%) SAP
9 18 (27.69%) Talend
9 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (24.62%) Hadoop
10 16 (24.62%) Linux
11 15 (23.08%) Informix
11 15 (23.08%) Data Integration
11 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (23.08%) Apache Spark
12 14 (21.54%) Kubernetes
12 14 (21.54%) Docker
12 14 (21.54%) Data Quality
12 14 (21.54%) Python
12 14 (21.54%) ITIL
12 14 (21.54%) HP
12 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
12 14 (21.54%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (20.00%) 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 15 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 12 (18.46%) Pachyderm
3 2 (3.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.54%) Apache
4 1 (1.54%) JBoss
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.08%) SPSS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.08%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (10.77%) Power Platform
5 4 (6.15%) GitHub
6 1 (1.54%) Apigee
6 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.54%) IaaS
6 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (49.23%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (38.46%) IBM InfoSphere
3 21 (32.31%) DB2
4 16 (24.62%) Hadoop
5 15 (23.08%) Informix
6 14 (21.54%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (20.00%) Pentaho
7 13 (20.00%) SAP HANA
8 12 (18.46%) QualityStage
9 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
10 7 (10.77%) Big Data
10 7 (10.77%) Power BI
10 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
12 5 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
12 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 3 (4.62%) Apache Hive
14 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) JIRA
2 3 (4.62%) ERwin
3 2 (3.08%) JMeter
4 1 (1.54%) ER Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.54%) Toad
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Public Sector
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
4 3 (4.62%) Electronics
4 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Law
5 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (46.15%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) ETL Developer
3 14 (21.54%) DataStage Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Data Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Python Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Administrator
8 5 (7.69%) Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Lead Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Report Developer
9 4 (6.15%) SSRS Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Analyst
10 3 (4.62%) Big Data Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Data Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Data Modeller
10 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (4.62%) DataStage Architect
10 3 (4.62%) ETL Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) Pandas
1 13 (20.00%) PySpark
1 13 (20.00%) XML
2 12 (18.46%) XML Schema
3 9 (13.85%) Middleware
4 4 (6.15%) MDX
5 2 (3.08%) Kafka
6 1 (1.54%) .NET
6 1 (1.54%) LDAP
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
6 1 (1.54%) REST
6 1 (1.54%) SOAP
6 1 (1.54%) Spring
6 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.08%) Replication
2 2 (3.08%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.54%) DataPower
3 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.54%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) AIX
4 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (80.00%) ETL
2 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.69%) Data Management
4 15 (23.08%) Data Integration
5 14 (21.54%) ITIL
6 13 (20.00%) Analytics
6 13 (20.00%) Information Security
7 12 (18.46%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (18.46%) Data Mapping
7 12 (18.46%) Data Science
8 11 (16.92%) Data Modelling
8 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
8 11 (16.92%) SDLC
8 11 (16.92%) Service Management
8 11 (16.92%) V-Model
9 9 (13.85%) Data Engineering
9 9 (13.85%) Logistics
10 8 (12.31%) Data Migration
10 8 (12.31%) Migration
11 7 (10.77%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (50.77%) SQL
2 14 (21.54%) Python
3 12 (18.46%) Julia
4 10 (15.38%) Java
5 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 5 (7.69%) R
5 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.15%) QA
3 1 (1.54%) GDPR
3 1 (1.54%) IFRS
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Docker
2 5 (7.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) Kubernetes
2 12 (18.46%) Kubeflow
3 5 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.62%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) IBM
2 30 (46.15%) Oracle
3 22 (33.85%) Teradata
4 21 (32.31%) Informatica
5 18 (27.69%) SAP
5 18 (27.69%) Talend
6 14 (21.54%) HP
7 13 (20.00%) Databricks
7 13 (20.00%) Google
8 11 (16.92%) Citrix
9 6 (9.23%) Netezza
10 5 (7.69%) Cognos
11 4 (6.15%) Alteryx
11 4 (6.15%) Cloudera
11 4 (6.15%) Twitter
12 2 (3.08%) Hortonworks
12 2 (3.08%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (3.08%) Sybase
12 2 (3.08%) Tableau
13 1 (1.54%) CyberArk