Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 472 757 797
Rank change year-on-year +285 +40 -39
Contract jobs citing DataStage 42 79 100
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.090% 0.098%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 55 74
Median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £417 £413 £365
90th Percentile £648 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £550 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% +22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 6,718 18,968 23,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.48% 21.66% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,353 12,884 16,202
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 261 227
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £13.87
90th Percentile £50.80 £60.00 £56.02
Median hourly rate £29.00 £33.79 £32.50
% change year-on-year -14.18% +3.97% +3.17%

DataStage
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DataStage as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DataStage.

Daily rate trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DataStage over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DataStage.

Hourly rate trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Top 9 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 1 October 2020. 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 +273 27 £575 +21.05% 1
Work from Home -49 19 £531 +13.33% 1
UK excluding London +262 14 £600 +9.09%
South East +204 10 £648 -
London +174 10 £590 +24.21% 1
North of England +125 3 £450 -2.70%
Yorkshire +88 2 £450 +5.88%
North West +83 1 - -
East of England - 1 £430 -

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 40 (95.24%) ETL
2 24 (57.14%) Data Integration
3 22 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (52.38%) IBM
4 19 (45.24%) Analytics
5 16 (38.10%) SQL
6 15 (35.71%) Oracle
6 15 (35.71%) Hadoop
6 15 (35.71%) Visualisation
6 15 (35.71%) IBM InfoSphere
6 15 (35.71%) Apache Spark
7 14 (33.33%) Azure
7 14 (33.33%) R
7 14 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
7 14 (33.33%) Business Analytics
7 14 (33.33%) Python
7 14 (33.33%) SAS
7 14 (33.33%) Finance
8 13 (30.95%) Data Modelling
8 13 (30.95%) TDD
8 13 (30.95%) Scala
8 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (30.95%) DevOps
8 13 (30.95%) Databricks
9 12 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
10 11 (26.19%) Information Governance
10 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
11 10 (23.81%) IIS
11 10 (23.81%) PySpark
12 8 (19.05%) Oracle EBS

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 15 (35.71%) Apache Spark
2 14 (33.33%) SAS
3 10 (23.81%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (7.14%) SAP MDM
4 2 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.38%) SAP CO
5 1 (2.38%) SAP FI
5 1 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.38%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 14 (33.33%) Azure
2 5 (11.90%) GCP
3 4 (9.52%) Power Platform
4 3 (7.14%) AWS
4 3 (7.14%) PaaS
4 3 (7.14%) SaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) Hadoop
1 15 (35.71%) IBM InfoSphere
2 11 (26.19%) Relational Database
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
4 6 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (11.90%) Big Data
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Power BI
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (4.76%) QlikView
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.38%) DB2
8 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.38%) QualityStage
8 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
8 1 (2.38%) SQLPlus
8 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ERwin
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) JMeter
1 1 (2.38%) MSI
1 1 (2.38%) ProC
1 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Marketing
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) German Language
4 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Data Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Azure Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Developer
3 9 (21.43%) DataStage Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Designer
5 6 (14.29%) Data Modeller
5 6 (14.29%) ETL Designer
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Data Modeller
5 6 (14.29%) Senior Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) ETL Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 3 (7.14%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SAP Architect
7 3 (7.14%) SAP BI Architect
7 3 (7.14%) SAP MDM Architect
7 3 (7.14%) SQL BI Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) DataStage Designer
9 1 (2.38%) DataStage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) PySpark
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
2 1 (2.38%) D3.js
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) HTML5
2 1 (2.38%) Kafka
2 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) ETL
2 24 (57.14%) Data Integration
3 22 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (45.24%) Analytics
5 15 (35.71%) Visualisation
6 14 (33.33%) Business Analytics
6 14 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
7 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (30.95%) Data Modelling
7 13 (30.95%) DevOps
7 13 (30.95%) TDD
8 12 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (26.19%) Information Governance
10 7 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
11 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (11.90%) Change Management
13 4 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 4 (9.52%) ERP
13 4 (9.52%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) Python
2 14 (33.33%) R
3 13 (30.95%) Scala
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) CSPO
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) GxP
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Istio
1 1 (2.38%) Knative
1 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) IBM
2 15 (35.71%) Oracle
3 13 (30.95%) Databricks
4 6 (14.29%) Cognos
4 6 (14.29%) Informatica
4 6 (14.29%) SAP
5 5 (11.90%) Google
6 4 (9.52%) Ab Initio
6 4 (9.52%) Talend
6 4 (9.52%) Teradata
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.76%) Tableau
8 1 (2.38%) Alteryx
8 1 (2.38%) CA
8 1 (2.38%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
8 1 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (2.38%) Netezza
8 1 (2.38%) Sparx