Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 748 710 700
Rank change year-on-year -38 -10 -20
Contract jobs citing DataStage 134 126 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.59% 0.61% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 74 108
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £358 £325 £349
90th Percentile £575 £573 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £59.50
% change year-on-year - -41.18% -

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 22,611 20,527 23,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.44% 22.54% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,752 13,737 15,728
UK median daily rate £474 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.23% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £278
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 250 383
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% +5.26% +4.34%
10th Percentile £14.00 £9.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £53.50 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £29.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year +13.45% +4.39% +10.34%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -31 130 £475 - 18
UK excluding London +13 73 £450 - 12
London -79 59 £500 - 6
South West +29 24 £444 +14.52% 3
North of England -1 19 £396 -11.94% 4
East of England +12 17 £525 +23.53%
Yorkshire -9 10 £350 -34.88% 3
North West -7 8 £438 -2.78% 1
South East -20 6 £550 +15.79% 3
Midlands -22 5 - - 2
West Midlands -24 5 - -
Scotland -35 2 £350 -
North East - 1 £313 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 92 (68.66%) ETL
2 75 (55.97%) IBM
3 61 (45.52%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (45.52%) IBM InfoSphere
4 55 (41.04%) SQL
5 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (32.84%) Teradata
7 40 (29.85%) Finance
8 39 (29.10%) Oracle
9 38 (28.36%) Banking
10 34 (25.37%) Data Modelling
11 32 (23.88%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (21.64%) Migration
13 24 (17.91%) Linux
13 24 (17.91%) Cognos
14 21 (15.67%) XML
14 21 (15.67%) QualityStage
14 21 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (15.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (15.67%) Data Integration
14 21 (15.67%) Security Cleared
15 19 (14.18%) Retail Banking
15 19 (14.18%) SQL Server
15 19 (14.18%) Unix
16 18 (13.43%) DB2
16 18 (13.43%) SC Cleared
17 17 (12.69%) Informatica
18 16 (11.94%) Shell Script
18 16 (11.94%) XML Schema
18 16 (11.94%) Data Mapping

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 (7.46%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.24%) SAS
3 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.75%) Mule
4 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Cognos TM1
2 4 (2.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.24%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) GitHub
2 4 (2.99%) Boomi
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.75%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.75%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (45.52%) Data Warehouse
1 61 (45.52%) IBM InfoSphere
2 21 (15.67%) QualityStage
2 21 (15.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (14.18%) SQL Server
4 18 (13.43%) DB2
5 14 (10.45%) Informix
5 14 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (8.96%) Hadoop
7 11 (8.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 10 (7.46%) Big Data
8 10 (7.46%) HBase
9 8 (5.97%) Data Lake
10 7 (5.22%) Power BI
10 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.99%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.97%) JUnit
3 7 (5.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.99%) Ant
4 4 (2.99%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.24%) ER Studio
6 2 (1.49%) ERwin
6 2 (1.49%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.49%) Toad
7 1 (0.75%) GitLab
7 1 (0.75%) Subversion
7 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (29.85%) Finance
2 38 (28.36%) Banking
3 19 (14.18%) Retail Banking
4 7 (5.22%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Electronics
5 2 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.49%) Marketing
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 90 (67.16%) Developer
2 59 (44.03%) DataStage Developer
3 33 (24.63%) ETL Developer
4 22 (16.42%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 13 (9.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (5.97%) Consultant
6 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Data Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) DataStage Specialist
9 4 (2.99%) Architect
9 4 (2.99%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Data Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Environment Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
9 4 (2.99%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (2.99%) Test Specialist
9 4 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.67%) XML
2 16 (11.94%) XML Schema
3 10 (7.46%) Middleware
4 4 (2.99%) MDX
4 4 (2.99%) REST
4 4 (2.99%) SOAP
4 4 (2.99%) Visualforce
5 2 (1.49%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.75%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.75%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.75%) Kafka
6 1 (0.75%) LAMP
6 1 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (0.75%) XSL
6 1 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.24%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.24%) Replication
3 3 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.49%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.49%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.75%) DataPower
5 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.91%) Linux
2 19 (14.18%) Unix
3 6 (4.48%) Windows
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) CentOS
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (68.66%) ETL
2 46 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (25.37%) Data Modelling
4 32 (23.88%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (21.64%) Migration
6 21 (15.67%) Data Integration
6 21 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (11.94%) Data Mapping
8 15 (11.19%) Data Migration
8 15 (11.19%) SDLC
9 14 (10.45%) Data Management
10 12 (8.96%) ETL Development
11 11 (8.21%) ITIL
12 10 (7.46%) Logistics
13 9 (6.72%) Analytics
13 9 (6.72%) Data Analysis
13 9 (6.72%) Incident Management
13 9 (6.72%) Service Management
13 9 (6.72%) Validation
13 9 (6.72%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 55 (41.04%) SQL
2 16 (11.94%) Shell Script
3 11 (8.21%) T-SQL
4 9 (6.72%) Java
5 8 (5.97%) Scala
6 4 (2.99%) Apex Code
7 3 (2.24%) C++
7 3 (2.24%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.49%) COBOL
8 2 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.49%) Python
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) Jython
9 1 (0.75%) Korn
9 1 (0.75%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) PHP
9 1 (0.75%) Ruby
9 1 (0.75%) XPath
9 1 (0.75%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (15.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.19%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 20022
2 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) HDFS
2 5 (3.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Oozie
1 8 (5.97%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.75%) Nagios
2 1 (0.75%) OpenNMS
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (55.97%) IBM
2 44 (32.84%) Teradata
3 39 (29.10%) Oracle
4 24 (17.91%) Cognos
5 17 (12.69%) Informatica
6 14 (10.45%) Netezza
7 9 (6.72%) Citrix
7 9 (6.72%) HP
8 5 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.99%) Dell
9 4 (2.99%) SAP
10 3 (2.24%) Hortonworks
10 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.24%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (2.24%) Misys
10 3 (2.24%) Talend
11 2 (1.49%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.75%) Capita
12 1 (0.75%) Google
12 1 (0.75%) VMware