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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 590 560
Rank change year-on-year +32 -30  
Contract jobs citing DataStage 52 61 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.49% 0.52% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 44
Median daily rate £463 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% -1.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £341 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £594 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DataStage is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10537 11747 13009
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.37% 21.81% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15318 17490 19694
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 333 336
Median hourly rate £31.25 £31.90 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.03% +15.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.70 £15.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.83 £50.55 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 51 £475 +6.74% 7
UK excluding London +24 25 £450 +9.09% 6
London +12 23 £500 -6.97% 1
North of England +66 12 £438 +29.62% 1
South East +14 4 £475 +15.15% 2
South West 0 4 £388 - 1
Midlands +13 2 £450 +9.09% 2
East of England -5 2 £425 -5.55%
Scotland +34 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 91 (74.59%) ETL
2 51 (41.80%) SQL
3 47 (38.52%) IBM
4 46 (37.70%) Oracle
4 46 (37.70%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (30.33%) Data Modelling
6 36 (29.51%) IBM InfoSphere
7 33 (27.05%) Finance
8 32 (26.23%) Informatica
9 30 (24.59%) Banking
10 29 (23.77%) DB2
10 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (22.13%) Migration
12 23 (18.85%) Data Migration
13 20 (16.39%) XML
13 20 (16.39%) Data Analysis
13 20 (16.39%) Talend Open Studio
13 20 (16.39%) Talend
14 19 (15.57%) Linux
14 19 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (15.57%) Relational Database
15 17 (13.93%) Analytics
16 16 (13.11%) Teradata
17 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
18 14 (11.48%) Big Data
18 14 (11.48%) Investment Banking
19 13 (10.66%) Windows
19 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (10.66%) Translating Business Requirements
20 12 (9.84%) ERwin

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 7 (5.74%) Apache Spark
1 7 (5.74%) SAS
2 4 (3.28%) Gentran
2 4 (3.28%) JBoss
2 4 (3.28%) Mule ESB
2 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.46%) Confluence
3 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.64%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.64%) CICS
5 1 (0.82%) Apache
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Weka
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) FastStats
1 2 (1.64%) FastStats PeopleStage
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Boomi
2 4 (3.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.82%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (37.70%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (29.51%) IBM InfoSphere
3 29 (23.77%) DB2
4 19 (15.57%) Relational Database
5 15 (12.30%) SQL Server
6 14 (11.48%) Big Data
7 11 (9.02%) Pentaho
8 10 (8.20%) Hadoop
9 8 (6.56%) Apache Hive
9 8 (6.56%) Data Lake
10 7 (5.74%) HBase
10 7 (5.74%) MySQL
10 7 (5.74%) RDBMS
11 6 (4.92%) QlikView
11 6 (4.92%) QualityStage
11 6 (4.92%) Star Schema
12 5 (4.10%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
12 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
12 5 (4.10%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 20 (16.39%) Talend Open Studio
2 12 (9.84%) ERwin
3 11 (9.02%) PowerDesigner
4 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.28%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.46%) Ant
6 3 (2.46%) JIRA
7 2 (1.64%) ChangeMan
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.82%) IBM UrbanCode
8 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.82%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 30 (24.59%) Banking
3 14 (11.48%) Investment Banking
4 11 (9.02%) Back Office
5 7 (5.74%) Retail
6 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.82%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (42.62%) Developer
2 27 (22.13%) Analyst
3 22 (18.03%) DataStage Developer
4 21 (17.21%) Data Analyst
5 18 (14.75%) Consultant
6 15 (12.30%) Architect
6 15 (12.30%) ETL Developer
7 12 (9.84%) DataStage Consultant
8 9 (7.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Data Architect
10 7 (5.74%) Teradata Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (4.92%) DataStage ETL Developer
11 6 (4.92%) DataStage Specialist
11 6 (4.92%) Technical Leader
12 5 (4.10%) Applications Developer
12 5 (4.10%) Salesforce Developer
13 4 (3.28%) Risk Analyst
13 4 (3.28%) Service Analyst
13 4 (3.28%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) XML
2 11 (9.02%) XML Messaging
2 11 (9.02%) XML Schema
3 8 (6.56%) Visualforce
4 7 (5.74%) REST
4 7 (5.74%) SOAP
5 5 (4.10%) Middleware
6 4 (3.28%) EDI
7 3 (2.46%) Apache Tez
7 3 (2.46%) PySpark
8 2 (1.64%) .NET
8 2 (1.64%) Web Services
9 1 (0.82%) Bokeh
9 1 (0.82%) D3.js
9 1 (0.82%) Flask
9 1 (0.82%) ggplot
9 1 (0.82%) HTML
9 1 (0.82%) scikit-learn
9 1 (0.82%) Seaborn
9 1 (0.82%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) SWIFT
2 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.10%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.28%) DataPower
4 4 (3.28%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.46%) NHS
6 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.64%) VSAM
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) Equities
7 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.82%) PDA
7 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.57%) Linux
2 13 (10.66%) Windows
3 12 (9.84%) Unix
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (74.59%) ETL
2 37 (30.33%) Data Modelling
3 29 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.13%) Migration
5 23 (18.85%) Data Migration
6 20 (16.39%) Data Analysis
7 19 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (13.93%) Analytics
9 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (10.66%) Translating Business Requirements
10 11 (9.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 9 (7.38%) Data Integration
11 9 (7.38%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (6.56%) Change Data Capture
12 8 (6.56%) Data Architecture
12 8 (6.56%) Investment Management
13 6 (4.92%) Configuration Management
13 6 (4.92%) Data Transformation
13 6 (4.92%) Kimball Methodology
13 6 (4.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.80%) SQL
2 10 (8.20%) Python
3 9 (7.38%) PL/SQL
4 8 (6.56%) Apex Code
5 6 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.10%) Java
7 4 (3.28%) R
8 3 (2.46%) C
8 3 (2.46%) Perl
9 2 (1.64%) COBOL
9 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.82%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.82%) Korn
10 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.82%) CCDP
2 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) Data Quality
2 11 (9.02%) ISO 20022
3 9 (7.38%) SLA
4 3 (2.46%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Oozie
2 2 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.82%) Control-M
3 1 (0.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (38.52%) IBM
2 46 (37.70%) Oracle
3 32 (26.23%) Informatica
4 20 (16.39%) Talend
5 16 (13.11%) Teradata
6 11 (9.02%) Netezza
7 10 (8.20%) Cognos
7 10 (8.20%) SAP
8 8 (6.56%) Dell
8 8 (6.56%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (5.74%) Ab Initio
9 7 (5.74%) Tableau
10 4 (3.28%) Apigee
10 4 (3.28%) IBM Sterling
10 4 (3.28%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (3.28%) Vertica
11 3 (2.46%) Lavastorm
11 3 (2.46%) Lotus
11 3 (2.46%) Microsoft
11 3 (2.46%) MuleSoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago