Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 810 739 714
Rank change year-on-year -71 -25 -35
Contract jobs citing DataStage 50 149 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.24% 0.66% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 89 69
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £291 £346 £337
90th Percentile £565 £600 £573
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 21,090 22,591 20,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.09% 22.34% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,462 15,670 13,835
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +7.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £293
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 243 263
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +17.24% +16.00%
10th Percentile £14.46 £14.63 £9.60
90th Percentile £57.50 £54.75 £49.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.39
% change year-on-year -6.67% +47.70% +3.63%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -79 42 £469 -1.32% 7
London -7 29 £463 -2.63% 5
UK excluding London -52 16 £475 +5.56% 3
South West -50 7 £488 +9.86%
Scotland +23 4 £425 +21.43% 1
East of England +12 2 - -
South East +7 1 £450 -18.18%
Midlands -3 1 £425 - 1
North of England -4 1 £525 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -8 1 £425 - 1
Yorkshire -10 1 £525 +27.27%

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 46 (92.00%) ETL
2 32 (64.00%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (50.00%) SQL
4 24 (48.00%) Oracle
4 24 (48.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 23 (46.00%) IBM
6 22 (44.00%) Finance
7 17 (34.00%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (34.00%) Data Modelling
7 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
8 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (24.00%) Informatica
10 10 (20.00%) Java
10 10 (20.00%) Linux
10 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (20.00%) Pentaho
10 10 (20.00%) Talend
10 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (20.00%) ETL Development
11 9 (18.00%) Kubernetes
11 9 (18.00%) Apache Spark
11 9 (18.00%) Docker
11 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (18.00%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (18.00%) Python
11 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
11 9 (18.00%) SAP
12 8 (16.00%) Information Security
12 8 (16.00%) Teradata
12 8 (16.00%) Hadoop

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 (18.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (16.00%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.00%) Apigee
4 1 (2.00%) Boomi
4 1 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (64.00%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (48.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 17 (34.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (20.00%) Pentaho
4 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (16.00%) Big Data
5 8 (16.00%) Hadoop
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle ODI
5 8 (16.00%) SAP HANA
6 7 (14.00%) QualityStage
7 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (12.00%) MySQL
7 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (10.00%) DB2
8 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (8.00%) Power BI
9 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) ERwin
2 1 (2.00%) ER Studio
2 1 (2.00%) LSMW
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) ETL Developer
3 9 (18.00%) DataStage Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Data Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Python Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Architect
7 4 (8.00%) DataStage Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Data Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Cognos Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Data Modeller
10 1 (2.00%) Netezza Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Pandas
1 8 (16.00%) PySpark
2 3 (6.00%) MDX
3 2 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) BAPI
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) IDoc
4 1 (2.00%) JSP
4 1 (2.00%) Kafka
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) Spring
4 1 (2.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Replication
4 3 (6.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.00%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.00%) DataPower
5 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) PDA
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (14.00%) Unix
3 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (92.00%) ETL
2 17 (34.00%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (34.00%) Data Modelling
3 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) ETL Development
5 9 (18.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (16.00%) Information Security
7 7 (14.00%) Data Science
7 7 (14.00%) Information Governance
8 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (12.00%) Migration
9 5 (10.00%) Data Governance
9 5 (10.00%) Data Integration
9 5 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.00%) Change Data Capture
10 4 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
10 4 (8.00%) Low Latency
10 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) Python
3 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (16.00%) Julia
5 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.00%) C
7 3 (6.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) ABAP
8 1 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Oracle
2 23 (46.00%) IBM
3 12 (24.00%) Informatica
4 10 (20.00%) Talend
5 9 (18.00%) SAP
6 8 (16.00%) Databricks
6 8 (16.00%) Google
6 8 (16.00%) Teradata
7 7 (14.00%) Cognos
8 6 (12.00%) Netezza
9 3 (6.00%) Ab Initio
10 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
11 1 (2.00%) CyberArk
11 1 (2.00%) Dell
11 1 (2.00%) GUPTA
11 1 (2.00%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
11 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com