Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 743 737 725
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 -51
Contract jobs citing DataStage 135 118 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.61% 0.55% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 63 104
UK median daily rate £460 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.54% +10.56% -6.25%
10th Percentile £334 £333 £363
90th Percentile £600 £610 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £513 £425
% change year-on-year -12.20% +20.59% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £56.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £56.00
% change year-on-year - -37.50% -

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 21,962 21,527 24,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.82% 22.45% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,289 14,420 16,493
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £312 £290 £275
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 300 400
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £27.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.82% +1.40% -5.47%
10th Percentile £15.12 £9.37 £11.98
90th Percentile £55.95 £48.88 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% -5.66% -3.64%

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 24 February 2018.

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 13 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 24 February 2018. 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 -7 133 £460 -3.16% 19
London -19 78 £470 +4.44% 5
UK excluding London +26 57 £450 -12.20% 15
South West - 23 £438 - 4
North of England +31 17 £460 -12.38%
Yorkshire +6 8 £550 +4.76%
Midlands +2 7 £456 +7.35% 2
West Midlands +1 7 £456 +7.35% 2
South East -12 6 £513 -6.82% 1
North East +63 5 £460 +41.54%
North West +14 4 £368 -26.50%
Scotland -9 2 £350 -
East of England -20 2 £425 -3.68% 7

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 77 (57.04%) ETL
2 59 (43.70%) IBM
3 55 (40.74%) IBM InfoSphere
4 52 (38.52%) Data Warehouse
5 51 (37.78%) SQL
6 41 (30.37%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (29.63%) Finance
8 39 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (25.19%) Data Modelling
10 33 (24.44%) Banking
11 32 (23.70%) Teradata
11 32 (23.70%) SQL Server
12 27 (20.00%) Migration
13 24 (17.78%) Oracle
14 23 (17.04%) Informatica
15 21 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 20 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (14.07%) Retail Banking
18 15 (11.11%) DB2
18 15 (11.11%) Cognos
18 15 (11.11%) Linux
19 14 (10.37%) Unix
19 14 (10.37%) ETL Development
20 13 (9.63%) T-SQL
21 12 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 12 (8.89%) Hadoop
21 12 (8.89%) Big Data
21 12 (8.89%) Power BI
22 11 (8.15%) Relational Database
22 11 (8.15%) Apache Spark

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 11 (8.15%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.44%) SAS
3 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.74%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.74%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Boomi
1 7 (5.19%) GitHub
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) SAN
1 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.22%) FTP
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (40.74%) IBM InfoSphere
2 52 (38.52%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (23.70%) SQL Server
4 21 (15.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (11.11%) DB2
6 12 (8.89%) Big Data
6 12 (8.89%) Hadoop
6 12 (8.89%) Power BI
6 12 (8.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (8.15%) Data Lake
7 11 (8.15%) HBase
7 11 (8.15%) Relational Database
8 10 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (6.67%) QualityStage
10 7 (5.19%) Oracle Database
11 6 (4.44%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.70%) Apache Hive
13 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 3 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (2.22%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.44%) Ant
2 6 (4.44%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.44%) JUnit
3 5 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.96%) Toad
5 2 (1.48%) ERwin
6 1 (0.74%) JIRA
6 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
General
1 40 (29.63%) Finance
2 33 (24.44%) Banking
3 19 (14.07%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (48.15%) Developer
2 43 (31.85%) DataStage Developer
3 21 (15.56%) ETL Developer
4 19 (14.07%) Consultant
5 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (6.67%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 7 (5.19%) Architect
8 6 (4.44%) Environment Manager
8 6 (4.44%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 5 (3.70%) Data Architect
9 5 (3.70%) Salesforce Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
9 5 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (2.96%) Analyst
10 4 (2.96%) Data Manager
10 4 (2.96%) DataStage Consultant
10 4 (2.96%) Test Specialist
11 3 (2.22%) Big Data Specialist
11 3 (2.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) MDX
1 7 (5.19%) REST
1 7 (5.19%) SOAP
1 7 (5.19%) Visualforce
2 4 (2.96%) Kafka
2 4 (2.96%) XML
3 3 (2.22%) Web Services
4 2 (1.48%) Middleware
4 2 (1.48%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.22%) FMCG
4 3 (2.22%) User Experience
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.11%) Linux
2 14 (10.37%) Unix
3 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.04%) ETL
2 41 (30.37%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (25.19%) Data Modelling
5 27 (20.00%) Migration
6 20 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.37%) ETL Development
8 11 (8.15%) Analytics
8 11 (8.15%) Data Analysis
9 10 (7.41%) Data Migration
10 9 (6.67%) Data Transformation
10 9 (6.67%) Validation
11 8 (5.93%) Data Integration
11 8 (5.93%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.19%) Data Management
12 7 (5.19%) Data Mapping
12 7 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.19%) ITIL
12 7 (5.19%) MapReduce
13 6 (4.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (37.78%) SQL
2 13 (9.63%) T-SQL
3 10 (7.41%) Python
4 9 (6.67%) Java
4 9 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.93%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.93%) Perl
5 8 (5.93%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.19%) Apex Code
6 7 (5.19%) Scala
7 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.48%) Pig Latin
8 2 (1.48%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.74%) C
9 1 (0.74%) C++
9 1 (0.74%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) HDFS
2 3 (2.22%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) Ansible
2 6 (4.44%) Oozie
3 1 (0.74%) Control-M
3 1 (0.74%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (43.70%) IBM
2 32 (23.70%) Teradata
3 24 (17.78%) Oracle
4 23 (17.04%) Informatica
5 15 (11.11%) Cognos
6 10 (7.41%) Netezza
7 8 (5.93%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.93%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (5.19%) Dell
8 7 (5.19%) Sybase
9 5 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (2.96%) SAP
11 3 (2.22%) Ab Initio
11 3 (2.22%) Tableau
11 3 (2.22%) Talend
12 2 (1.48%) Misys
12 2 (1.48%) MuleSoft
13 1 (0.74%) Adobe
13 1 (0.74%) Citrix
13 1 (0.74%) HP