Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 756 716 698
Rank change year-on-year -40 -18 -21
Contract jobs citing DataStage 114 121 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.50% 0.59% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 73 106
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £335 £328 £346
90th Percentile £575 £565 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £63.00

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 22,609 20,683 23,472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.55% 22.59% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,735 13,757 15,820
UK median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £635 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 272 383
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +9.62%
10th Percentile £13.81 £10.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.15 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +11.67% - +16.91%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -44 110 £500 +11.11% 25
UK excluding London -8 69 £450 +5.88% 18
London -88 43 £500 +2.56% 8
South West +24 21 £463 +19.35% 12
North of England -17 20 £405 -7.43% 2
East of England +14 17 £525 -
Yorkshire -12 11 £350 -17.65%
North West -16 8 £438 -2.78% 2
South East -27 6 £550 +15.79% 2
West Midlands -25 3 - -
Midlands -28 3 - - 1
Scotland -43 2 £350 -22.22%
North East - 1 £313 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 79 (69.30%) ETL
2 67 (58.77%) IBM
3 52 (45.61%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (43.86%) IBM InfoSphere
5 47 (41.23%) SQL
6 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (34.21%) Teradata
7 39 (34.21%) Oracle
8 35 (30.70%) Finance
8 35 (30.70%) Banking
9 24 (21.05%) Data Modelling
10 23 (20.18%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (20.18%) Migration
11 22 (19.30%) Cognos
12 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
12 21 (18.42%) Linux
12 21 (18.42%) XML
13 20 (17.54%) Data Integration
14 19 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 18 (15.79%) DB2
15 18 (15.79%) Unix
15 18 (15.79%) SC Cleared
16 17 (14.91%) QualityStage
17 16 (14.04%) XML Schema
17 16 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 16 (14.04%) Data Mapping
17 16 (14.04%) Retail Banking
18 15 (13.16%) Netezza
18 15 (13.16%) Data Quality
18 15 (13.16%) SDLC

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 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.88%) Apache
4 1 (0.88%) Mule
4 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (4.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.75%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) GitHub
2 2 (1.75%) Boomi
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (45.61%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (43.86%) IBM InfoSphere
3 18 (15.79%) DB2
4 17 (14.91%) QualityStage
5 16 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (12.28%) Informix
6 14 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 11 (9.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (7.02%) Data Lake
9 8 (7.02%) Hadoop
10 7 (6.14%) Big Data
11 6 (5.26%) HBase
12 5 (4.39%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 4 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (3.51%) Cognos Report Studio
13 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
13 4 (3.51%) RDBMS
13 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
13 4 (3.51%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.26%) JUnit
4 3 (2.63%) ER Studio
4 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.75%) Ant
5 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.75%) ERwin
5 2 (1.75%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (1.75%) Toad
6 1 (0.88%) GitLab
6 1 (0.88%) Subversion
6 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (30.70%) Banking
1 35 (30.70%) Finance
2 16 (14.04%) Retail Banking
3 6 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Back Office
4 2 (1.75%) Electronics
4 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.75%) Marketing
4 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (67.54%) Developer
2 45 (39.47%) DataStage Developer
3 32 (28.07%) ETL Developer
4 22 (19.30%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 9 (7.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Analyst
6 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (5.26%) Consultant
8 5 (4.39%) DataStage Specialist
8 5 (4.39%) Tester
9 4 (3.51%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.51%) Data Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Data Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Designer
9 4 (3.51%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Teradata Developer
10 3 (2.63%) Architect
10 3 (2.63%) DataStage Consultant
10 3 (2.63%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.42%) XML
2 16 (14.04%) XML Schema
3 11 (9.65%) Middleware
4 2 (1.75%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.75%) REST
4 2 (1.75%) SOAP
4 2 (1.75%) Visualforce
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.75%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.88%) LAMP
5 1 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.88%) XSL
5 1 (0.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.63%) Replication
3 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.75%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.88%) DataPower
5 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Linux
2 18 (15.79%) Unix
3 5 (4.39%) Windows
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (69.30%) ETL
2 42 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (21.05%) Data Modelling
4 23 (20.18%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (20.18%) Migration
5 20 (17.54%) Data Integration
6 19 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (14.04%) Data Mapping
8 15 (13.16%) SDLC
9 14 (12.28%) Data Management
10 13 (11.40%) Data Migration
11 11 (9.65%) ITIL
12 10 (8.77%) Logistics
13 9 (7.89%) Analytics
13 9 (7.89%) Incident Management
13 9 (7.89%) Service Management
13 9 (7.89%) V-Model
14 8 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (6.14%) Validation
16 6 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.23%) SQL
2 14 (12.28%) Shell Script
3 7 (6.14%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.26%) Java
5 5 (4.39%) Scala
6 3 (2.63%) C++
7 2 (1.75%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.75%) COBOL
7 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) Jython
8 1 (0.88%) Korn
8 1 (0.88%) Perl
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) XPath
8 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.16%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.75%) ISO 20022
2 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.26%) HDFS
2 5 (4.39%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.26%) Oozie
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.88%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (58.77%) IBM
2 39 (34.21%) Oracle
2 39 (34.21%) Teradata
3 22 (19.30%) Cognos
4 15 (13.16%) Netezza
5 13 (11.40%) Informatica
6 9 (7.89%) Citrix
6 9 (7.89%) HP
7 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.51%) SAP
8 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.75%) Dell
9 2 (1.75%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.75%) Misys
9 2 (1.75%) Talend
10 1 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.88%) Tableau