Period
to 19 May 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 May 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 794 767 699
Rank change year-on-year -27 -68 +1
Contract jobs citing DataStage 46 142 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.62% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 79 71
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £344 £329 £340
90th Percentile £544 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 20,350 22,746 20,496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.37% 22.40% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,954 15,846 13,663
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +8.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £294
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £415 £390
% change year-on-year +3.61% +6.55% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 226 258
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £29.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +7.90% +7.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +22.73% +6.80%

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 May 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 May 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 -42 40 £463 -2.63% 1
London +15 27 £450 -10.00%
UK excluding London -49 15 £475 +5.56% 2
South West -44 6 £481 +10.00%
Scotland +29 2 £575 +64.29%
South East +15 2 £450 -18.18%
Yorkshire +5 2 £475 +35.71% 1
North of England -3 2 £475 +17.28% 1
East of England -6 2 - -
Midlands +9 1 £425 -
West Midlands +5 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 40 (86.96%) ETL
2 31 (67.39%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (50.00%) SQL
4 22 (47.83%) IBM
4 22 (47.83%) IBM InfoSphere
5 20 (43.48%) Oracle
6 19 (41.30%) Finance
7 17 (36.96%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
8 15 (32.61%) Data Modelling
9 12 (26.09%) Informatica
9 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (23.91%) Talend
11 10 (21.74%) Pentaho
11 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (19.57%) Python
12 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
12 9 (19.57%) Hadoop
12 9 (19.57%) Docker
12 9 (19.57%) Apache Spark
12 9 (19.57%) Kubernetes
12 9 (19.57%) ETL Development
13 8 (17.39%) Pandas
13 8 (17.39%) SAP HANA
13 8 (17.39%) Big Data
13 8 (17.39%) Information Governance
13 8 (17.39%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (17.39%) Julia

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 9 (19.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (17.39%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (10.87%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.17%) Apigee
5 1 (2.17%) Boomi
5 1 (2.17%) IaaS
5 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (67.39%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (47.83%) IBM InfoSphere
3 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
4 10 (21.74%) Pentaho
4 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (19.57%) Hadoop
6 8 (17.39%) Big Data
6 8 (17.39%) SAP HANA
7 7 (15.22%) QualityStage
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (10.87%) DB2
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
9 5 (10.87%) Power BI
10 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.70%) MySQL
10 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
11 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (6.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) ER Studio
1 1 (2.17%) ERwin
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.17%) French Language
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) ETL Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Big Data Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Data Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) DataStage Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Python Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (8.70%) DataStage Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Data Modeller
6 3 (6.52%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Cognos Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) Pandas
1 8 (17.39%) PySpark
2 4 (8.70%) MDX
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) JSP
4 1 (2.17%) Kafka
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) Spring
4 1 (2.17%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.17%) DataPower
5 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.17%) PDA
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) ETL
2 17 (36.96%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (32.61%) Data Modelling
4 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) ETL Development
6 8 (17.39%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (17.39%) Information Governance
6 8 (17.39%) Information Security
7 7 (15.22%) Data Science
8 6 (13.04%) Migration
9 5 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) Data Integration
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.52%) Analytics
11 3 (6.52%) Change Data Capture
11 3 (6.52%) Data Management
11 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.52%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Python
2 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
3 8 (17.39%) Julia
4 7 (15.22%) Java
5 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) IBM
2 20 (43.48%) Oracle
3 12 (26.09%) Informatica
4 11 (23.91%) Talend
5 8 (17.39%) Databricks
5 8 (17.39%) Google
5 8 (17.39%) SAP
6 7 (15.22%) Cognos
7 6 (13.04%) Netezza
7 6 (13.04%) Teradata
8 3 (6.52%) Ab Initio
9 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.35%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
10 1 (2.17%) Cloudera
10 1 (2.17%) CyberArk
10 1 (2.17%) Dell
10 1 (2.17%) GUPTA
10 1 (2.17%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com