Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 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
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 724 742 706
Rank change year-on-year +18 -36 -43
Contract jobs citing DataStage 124 146 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.57% 0.61% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 88 102
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.26% +10.59%
10th Percentile £325 £338 £316
90th Percentile £559 £611 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +3.78% -3.64% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 21628 24127 26078
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.60% 22.18% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14411 16170 16932
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 381 373
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.77% +4.34% -2.45%
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £54.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £29.76 £27.50
% change year-on-year +6.68% +8.23% -3.51%

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 17 August 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 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 17 August 2017. 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 +35 117 £450 - 8
UK excluding London +27 62 £425 +3.78% 7
London +17 58 £500 -4.76% 2
North of England +63 24 £425 +13.33% 2
North West +30 18 £393 +3.63% 1
Midlands +18 12 £388 -3.13% 2
West Midlands +31 11 £388 +3.33% 2
South West +5 10 £450 -5.36% 2
Scotland +44 7 £388 - 1
South East +9 7 £475 +15.15%
Yorkshire +42 6 £425 +36.00% 1
East of England -17 2 £425 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 88 (70.97%) ETL
2 60 (48.39%) IBM
3 59 (47.58%) Data Warehouse
4 48 (38.71%) Oracle
5 46 (37.10%) IBM InfoSphere
6 43 (34.68%) Finance
7 42 (33.87%) SQL
8 39 (31.45%) Data Modelling
9 37 (29.84%) Banking
10 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (23.39%) Informatica
12 28 (22.58%) Migration
13 25 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (18.55%) Data Analysis
15 22 (17.74%) DB2
16 21 (16.94%) Teradata
17 20 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (16.13%) Analytics
17 20 (16.13%) Data Quality
18 19 (15.32%) Data Migration
18 19 (15.32%) XML
19 18 (14.52%) Talend Open Studio
19 18 (14.52%) Talend
20 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
20 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
20 14 (11.29%) Netezza
21 13 (10.48%) Big Data
21 13 (10.48%) Linux
21 13 (10.48%) ERwin
22 12 (9.68%) Retail

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 10 (8.06%) SAS
2 5 (4.03%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.61%) Confluence
3 2 (1.61%) Gentran
3 2 (1.61%) JBoss
3 2 (1.61%) Mule ESB
3 2 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.81%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.81%) FastStats
2 1 (0.81%) FastStats PeopleStage
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Boomi
2 3 (2.42%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.81%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (47.58%) Data Warehouse
2 46 (37.10%) IBM InfoSphere
3 22 (17.74%) DB2
4 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
4 14 (11.29%) SQL Server
5 13 (10.48%) Big Data
6 11 (8.87%) Oracle Database
7 10 (8.06%) Hadoop
7 10 (8.06%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (7.26%) Pentaho
9 8 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (6.45%) QlikView
9 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (5.65%) Data Lake
10 7 (5.65%) MySQL
11 6 (4.84%) Apache Hive
11 6 (4.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (4.84%) QualityStage
12 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
12 5 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (10.48%) ERwin
3 9 (7.26%) PowerDesigner
4 3 (2.42%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.61%) Ant
5 2 (1.61%) JIRA
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.81%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) Travis CI
General
1 43 (34.68%) Finance
2 37 (29.84%) Banking
3 12 (9.68%) Retail
4 10 (8.06%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.26%) Back Office
6 8 (6.45%) Retail Banking
7 4 (3.23%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.81%) Front Office
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (41.13%) Developer
2 34 (27.42%) DataStage Developer
3 29 (23.39%) Analyst
4 22 (17.74%) Data Analyst
5 17 (13.71%) Architect
6 15 (12.10%) Consultant
7 13 (10.48%) Data Architect
8 12 (9.68%) ETL Developer
9 9 (7.26%) DataStage Consultant
9 9 (7.26%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (6.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (5.65%) DataStage ETL Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Risk Analyst
13 5 (4.03%) DataStage Specialist
14 4 (3.23%) Data Engineer
14 4 (3.23%) Designer
14 4 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
14 4 (3.23%) Technical Leader
14 4 (3.23%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.32%) XML
2 9 (7.26%) XML Messaging
2 9 (7.26%) XML Schema
3 6 (4.84%) Visualforce
4 5 (4.03%) REST
4 5 (4.03%) SOAP
5 2 (1.61%) Apache Tez
5 2 (1.61%) EDI
5 2 (1.61%) Middleware
5 2 (1.61%) PySpark
6 1 (0.81%) Bokeh
6 1 (0.81%) D3.js
6 1 (0.81%) Django
6 1 (0.81%) Flask
6 1 (0.81%) ggplot
6 1 (0.81%) JSON
6 1 (0.81%) Kafka
6 1 (0.81%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.81%) Node.js
6 1 (0.81%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) SWIFT
2 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.42%) NHS
5 2 (1.61%) DataPower
5 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Equities
6 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.48%) Linux
2 9 (7.26%) Windows
3 8 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (70.97%) ETL
2 39 (31.45%) Data Modelling
3 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (22.58%) Migration
5 25 (20.16%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (18.55%) Data Analysis
7 20 (16.13%) Analytics
7 20 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (15.32%) Data Migration
9 10 (8.06%) Data Architecture
9 10 (8.06%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (7.26%) Change Data Capture
10 9 (7.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 9 (7.26%) Dimensional Modelling
10 9 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (6.45%) Data Integration
11 8 (6.45%) Data Management
11 8 (6.45%) SDLC
12 6 (4.84%) Business Analysis
12 6 (4.84%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.87%) SQL
2 7 (5.65%) Python
3 6 (4.84%) Apex Code
4 5 (4.03%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.42%) C
6 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.81%) Java
6 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (0.81%) CCDP
1 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.13%) Data Quality
2 9 (7.26%) ISO 20022
3 8 (6.45%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.81%) HDFS
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.81%) Control-M
2 1 (0.81%) Nagios
2 1 (0.81%) Oozie
Vendors
1 60 (48.39%) IBM
2 48 (38.71%) Oracle
3 29 (23.39%) Informatica
4 21 (16.94%) Teradata
5 18 (14.52%) Talend
6 14 (11.29%) Netezza
7 12 (9.68%) Tableau
8 10 (8.06%) Cognos
9 8 (6.45%) Ab Initio
9 8 (6.45%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (4.84%) Dell
10 6 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (4.84%) SAP
11 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
11 4 (3.23%) Vertica
12 3 (2.42%) CA
12 3 (2.42%) MapR
13 2 (1.61%) Apigee
13 2 (1.61%) IBM Sterling
14 1 (0.81%) Pega