Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 750 794 746
Rank change year-on-year +44 -48 +31
Contract jobs citing DataStage 75 106 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.39% 0.45% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 79 85
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £588 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +30.56% - +9.09%
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 19,290 23,451 22,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.61% 22.75% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,122 16,419 14,678
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 237 276
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £29.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +1.49% -0.48%
10th Percentile £12.66 £13.40 £12.19
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.02 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.82% +2.50% +5.26%

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 18 September 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 12 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 18 September 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 +32 69 £475 +5.56% 12
London +65 44 £475 +5.56% 9
UK excluding London +20 29 £588 +30.56% 6
South West -19 15 £638 +43.66%
North of England +12 6 £463 +25.42% 1
North West +20 5 £486 +15.25% 1
Scotland - 4 £563 - 3
Midlands - 3 £475 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire +23 1 £425 +21.43%
South East +16 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 60 (80.00%) ETL
2 44 (58.67%) SQL
2 44 (58.67%) IBM
3 38 (50.67%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (49.33%) IBM InfoSphere
5 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (41.33%) DB2
7 30 (40.00%) Oracle
8 22 (29.33%) Teradata
9 20 (26.67%) Finance
9 20 (26.67%) Java
9 20 (26.67%) Data Modelling
9 20 (26.67%) Informatica
10 18 (24.00%) Data Management
11 17 (22.67%) Tivoli
11 17 (22.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 16 (21.33%) Linux
13 15 (20.00%) Informix
13 15 (20.00%) SAP
13 15 (20.00%) Scrum
13 15 (20.00%) JIRA
13 15 (20.00%) Talend
13 15 (20.00%) Data Integration
13 15 (20.00%) AWS
14 14 (18.67%) Data Quality
14 14 (18.67%) Physical Data Model
14 14 (18.67%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (18.67%) Management Information System
14 14 (18.67%) ITIL
14 14 (18.67%) HP

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 12 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 9 (12.00%) Pachyderm
3 2 (2.67%) SAS
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.67%) SPSS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.00%) AWS
2 12 (16.00%) Azure
3 10 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (8.00%) Power Platform
5 4 (5.33%) GitHub
6 1 (1.33%) Apigee
6 1 (1.33%) GCP
6 1 (1.33%) IaaS
6 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (50.67%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (49.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 31 (41.33%) DB2
4 15 (20.00%) Informix
5 14 (18.67%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (17.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 13 (17.33%) Hadoop
7 12 (16.00%) QualityStage
8 10 (13.33%) Pentaho
8 10 (13.33%) SAP HANA
9 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
10 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (8.00%) Power BI
11 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
12 5 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
13 4 (5.33%) Big Data
13 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
14 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (4.00%) ERwin
2 3 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (1.33%) ER Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.33%) Toad
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Public Sector
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Electronics
4 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (56.00%) Developer
2 26 (34.67%) DataStage Developer
3 18 (24.00%) ETL Developer
4 11 (14.67%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Data Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Architect
6 6 (8.00%) DB2 Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Administrator
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Python Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Report Developer
8 4 (5.33%) SSRS Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Data Modeller
9 3 (4.00%) ETL Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) XML
2 12 (16.00%) XML Schema
3 10 (13.33%) Pandas
3 10 (13.33%) PySpark
4 9 (12.00%) Middleware
5 4 (5.33%) MDX
6 2 (2.67%) Kafka
7 1 (1.33%) .NET
7 1 (1.33%) LDAP
7 1 (1.33%) Node.js
7 1 (1.33%) REST
7 1 (1.33%) SOAP
7 1 (1.33%) Spring
7 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.67%) Replication
2 2 (2.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.33%) DataPower
3 1 (1.33%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) AIX
3 5 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (80.00%) ETL
2 34 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (26.67%) Data Modelling
4 18 (24.00%) Data Management
5 15 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 15 (20.00%) Scrum
6 14 (18.67%) ITIL
6 14 (18.67%) Physical Data Model
7 13 (17.33%) SDLC
8 12 (16.00%) Analytics
8 12 (16.00%) Data Mapping
9 11 (14.67%) Incident Management
9 11 (14.67%) Service Management
9 11 (14.67%) TDD
9 11 (14.67%) V-Model
10 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (13.33%) Information Security
11 9 (12.00%) Data Engineering
11 9 (12.00%) Data Science
11 9 (12.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 44 (58.67%) SQL
2 20 (26.67%) Java
3 11 (14.67%) Python
4 9 (12.00%) Julia
5 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.67%) R
7 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (2.67%) C++
8 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.33%) QA
3 1 (1.33%) IFRS
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 11 (14.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) Tivoli
2 11 (14.67%) Kubernetes
3 9 (12.00%) Kubeflow
4 3 (4.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 44 (58.67%) IBM
2 30 (40.00%) Oracle
3 22 (29.33%) Teradata
4 20 (26.67%) Informatica
5 15 (20.00%) SAP
5 15 (20.00%) Talend
6 14 (18.67%) HP
7 11 (14.67%) Citrix
8 10 (13.33%) Databricks
8 10 (13.33%) Google
9 6 (8.00%) Cognos
10 5 (6.67%) Netezza
11 4 (5.33%) Alteryx
11 4 (5.33%) Cloudera
11 4 (5.33%) Twitter
12 2 (2.67%) Hortonworks
12 2 (2.67%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (2.67%) Sybase
12 2 (2.67%) Tableau
13 1 (1.33%) CyberArk