Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 755 721
Rank change year-on-year +5 -34 -61
Contract jobs citing DataStage 146 110 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.66% 0.50% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 60 89
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £326 £324 £377
90th Percentile £600 £618 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £498 £430
% change year-on-year -9.55% +15.70% +18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
UK median hourly rate - £46.00 £56.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £56.00
% change year-on-year - -17.86% -

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 22,049 21,957 24,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.98% 22.56% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,343 14,634 16,349
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 322 422
UK median hourly rate £30.95 £28.18 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.83% -7.61% +6.31%
10th Percentile £14.68 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.42 £49.88 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.38 £29.50
% change year-on-year +27.85% -7.20% +7.27%

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 January 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 17 January 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 +36 145 £450 -10.00% 10
London +1 79 £470 -6.00% 7
UK excluding London +44 67 £450 -9.55% 5
South West +29 26 £450 +14.29% 1
North of England +56 25 £450 -10.00% 1
North West +28 14 £368 -26.50%
Midlands -1 8 £381 -10.29%
West Midlands -5 8 £381 -10.29%
North East +51 6 £460 +41.54%
Yorkshire +18 5 £575 +9.52% 1
South East -19 5 £513 -21.15% 1
East of England -28 2 £425 -3.68%
Scotland - 1 £400 - 2

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 89 (60.96%) ETL
2 66 (45.21%) Data Warehouse
2 66 (45.21%) IBM
3 61 (41.78%) IBM InfoSphere
4 52 (35.62%) SQL
5 46 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (30.82%) Finance
7 40 (27.40%) Teradata
7 40 (27.40%) Data Modelling
8 39 (26.71%) Banking
9 35 (23.97%) SQL Server
10 34 (23.29%) Oracle
11 27 (18.49%) Informatica
11 27 (18.49%) Migration
12 25 (17.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (14.38%) Retail Banking
13 21 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (12.33%) Analytics
15 16 (10.96%) Data Analysis
16 15 (10.27%) Big Data
16 15 (10.27%) DB2
16 15 (10.27%) ETL Development
17 14 (9.59%) T-SQL
17 14 (9.59%) Linux
17 14 (9.59%) Hadoop
18 13 (8.90%) Cognos
19 12 (8.22%) Python
19 12 (8.22%) Data Quality
19 12 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (6.16%) Apache Spark
1 9 (6.16%) SAS
2 1 (0.68%) Apache
2 1 (0.68%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.68%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.68%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.79%) Boomi
1 7 (4.79%) GitHub
2 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.05%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.68%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.68%) Linode
4 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) SAN
1 6 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.05%) FTP
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (45.21%) Data Warehouse
2 61 (41.78%) IBM InfoSphere
3 35 (23.97%) SQL Server
4 25 (17.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (10.27%) Big Data
5 15 (10.27%) DB2
6 14 (9.59%) Hadoop
7 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
7 12 (8.22%) Relational Database
7 12 (8.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (7.53%) Power BI
9 10 (6.85%) Data Lake
9 10 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (6.16%) QualityStage
11 8 (5.48%) HBase
12 7 (4.79%) QlikView
12 7 (4.79%) RDBMS
13 6 (4.11%) Apache Hive
13 6 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.79%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.11%) Ant
4 5 (3.42%) ERwin
5 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.05%) JUnit
7 2 (1.37%) Toad
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
8 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 45 (30.82%) Finance
2 39 (26.71%) Banking
3 21 (14.38%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.05%) Retail
5 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (49.32%) Developer
2 50 (34.25%) DataStage Developer
3 19 (13.01%) Consultant
4 17 (11.64%) ETL Developer
5 15 (10.27%) Architect
6 12 (8.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 12 (8.22%) Data Architect
7 11 (7.53%) Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) DataStage ETL Developer
9 6 (4.11%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.11%) Environment Manager
10 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 5 (3.42%) Salesforce Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.42%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (2.74%) Data Modeller
11 4 (2.74%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.74%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) MDX
1 7 (4.79%) REST
1 7 (4.79%) SOAP
1 7 (4.79%) Visualforce
2 5 (3.42%) Kafka
3 3 (2.05%) Web Services
4 2 (1.37%) Middleware
4 2 (1.37%) XML
4 2 (1.37%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.68%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.68%) J2EE
5 1 (0.68%) LAMP
5 1 (0.68%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.05%) FMCG
4 3 (2.05%) User Experience
5 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.37%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.59%) Linux
2 11 (7.53%) Unix
3 3 (2.05%) Windows
4 2 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (60.96%) ETL
2 46 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (27.40%) Data Modelling
4 27 (18.49%) Migration
5 21 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (12.33%) Analytics
7 16 (10.96%) Data Analysis
8 15 (10.27%) ETL Development
9 9 (6.16%) Data Governance
9 9 (6.16%) Data Management
9 9 (6.16%) Data Migration
9 9 (6.16%) Data Transformation
9 9 (6.16%) ITIL
9 9 (6.16%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.48%) Data Integration
10 8 (5.48%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.79%) SDLC
12 6 (4.11%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.62%) SQL
2 14 (9.59%) T-SQL
3 12 (8.22%) Python
4 10 (6.85%) PL/SQL
5 8 (5.48%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.48%) Perl
6 7 (4.79%) Apex Code
6 7 (4.79%) Java
6 7 (4.79%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.74%) Scala
9 2 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.37%) Pig Latin
9 2 (1.37%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) Groovy
10 1 (0.68%) Jython
10 1 (0.68%) PHP
10 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.05%) GDPR
2 3 (2.05%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.42%) HDFS
2 4 (2.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (2.05%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.48%) Ansible
2 4 (2.74%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.05%) Oozie
4 1 (0.68%) Control-M
4 1 (0.68%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.68%) Nagios
4 1 (0.68%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (45.21%) IBM
2 40 (27.40%) Teradata
3 34 (23.29%) Oracle
4 27 (18.49%) Informatica
5 13 (8.90%) Cognos
6 10 (6.85%) Microsoft
7 9 (6.16%) Netezza
7 9 (6.16%) Tableau
8 8 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (4.79%) Dell
9 7 (4.79%) Sybase
10 6 (4.11%) Ab Initio
10 6 (4.11%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (3.42%) Talend
12 4 (2.74%) SAP
13 3 (2.05%) CA
13 3 (2.05%) MapR
14 2 (1.37%) Google
14 2 (1.37%) Misys
14 2 (1.37%) MuleSoft