Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 705 809 751
Rank change year-on-year +104 -58 +17
Contract jobs citing DataStage 77 100 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.095% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.46% 0.42% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 80 100
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £401 £348 £327
90th Percentile £675 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 16,914 23,753 22,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.21% 22.60% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,334 16,514 15,608
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 255 264
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £30.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +5.01% +10.54%
10th Percentile £13.11 £13.81 £14.34
90th Percentile £65.00 £57.50 £58.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -5.71% +25.00%

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 13 December 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 10 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 13 December 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 +102 72 £475 +5.56% 8
London +88 46 £473 +8.00% 6
UK excluding London +67 30 £575 +21.05% 2
South West +3 18 £625 +31.58%
Scotland +36 4 £505 +18.82%
North of England +30 4 £463 +32.14%
North West +15 4 £463 -
South East +51 2 £365 -27.00% 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 68 (88.31%) ETL
2 57 (74.03%) SQL
3 54 (70.13%) IBM
4 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (49.35%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (42.86%) IBM InfoSphere
7 31 (40.26%) DB2
8 29 (37.66%) Oracle
8 29 (37.66%) Data Modelling
9 23 (29.87%) Java
10 21 (27.27%) Tivoli
10 21 (27.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 21 (27.27%) Informatica
10 21 (27.27%) Teradata
10 21 (27.27%) Finance
11 18 (23.38%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (23.38%) Scrum
11 18 (23.38%) JIRA
11 18 (23.38%) XML
12 17 (22.08%) Data Management
12 17 (22.08%) Data Quality
12 17 (22.08%) Data Integration
12 17 (22.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 16 (20.78%) Physical Data Model
13 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
13 16 (20.78%) Linux
14 15 (19.48%) AIX
14 15 (19.48%) QualityStage
14 15 (19.48%) TDD
14 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared

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 7 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 6 (7.79%) Pachyderm
2 6 (7.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.90%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) AWS
1 13 (16.88%) Azure
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (5.19%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.90%) AWS Step Functions
4 3 (3.90%) GCP
4 3 (3.90%) GitHub
4 3 (3.90%) Serverless
5 1 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.30%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (49.35%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (42.86%) IBM InfoSphere
3 31 (40.26%) DB2
4 18 (23.38%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (22.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 15 (19.48%) QualityStage
7 13 (16.88%) Informix
8 7 (9.09%) Hadoop
8 7 (9.09%) Pentaho
8 7 (9.09%) SAP HANA
9 5 (6.49%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
10 4 (5.19%) Big Data
10 4 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
10 4 (5.19%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (5.19%) Power BI
10 4 (5.19%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) JIRA
2 5 (6.49%) JMeter
3 4 (5.19%) ERwin
4 2 (2.60%) ER Studio
4 2 (2.60%) Toad
5 1 (1.30%) PowerDesigner
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Public Sector
3 6 (7.79%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Electronics
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (67.53%) Developer
2 32 (41.56%) DataStage Developer
3 26 (33.77%) ETL Developer
4 14 (18.18%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Data Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) DB2 Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Python Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) Architect
9 3 (3.90%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Data Architect
9 3 (3.90%) ETL Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Testing Consultant
10 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 2 (2.60%) Senior ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) XML
2 12 (15.58%) XML Schema
3 9 (11.69%) Middleware
4 6 (7.79%) Pandas
4 6 (7.79%) PySpark
5 3 (3.90%) Web Services
6 1 (1.30%) Kafka
6 1 (1.30%) LDAP
6 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.79%) Semantic Web
3 3 (3.90%) Acoustics
4 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.60%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) AIX
3 8 (10.39%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) Windows
5 2 (2.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (88.31%) ETL
2 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (37.66%) Data Modelling
4 18 (23.38%) Scrum
5 17 (22.08%) Data Integration
5 17 (22.08%) Data Management
6 16 (20.78%) Physical Data Model
7 15 (19.48%) TDD
8 14 (18.18%) ITIL
8 14 (18.18%) SDLC
9 13 (16.88%) Data Mapping
10 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 11 (14.29%) Service Management
10 11 (14.29%) V-Model
11 10 (12.99%) Analytics
11 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (12.99%) Change Data Capture
12 9 (11.69%) Logistics
12 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
13 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (74.03%) SQL
2 23 (29.87%) Java
3 8 (10.39%) Python
4 6 (7.79%) Julia
4 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.19%) R
6 3 (3.90%) C#
6 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) C++
8 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.19%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) IFRS
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 6 (7.79%) Docker
3 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 6 (7.79%) Kubeflow
2 6 (7.79%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.90%) HP ALM
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 54 (70.13%) IBM
2 29 (37.66%) Oracle
3 21 (27.27%) Informatica
3 21 (27.27%) Teradata
4 14 (18.18%) HP
4 14 (18.18%) Talend
5 11 (14.29%) Citrix
5 11 (14.29%) SAP
6 8 (10.39%) Google
7 7 (9.09%) Databricks
8 5 (6.49%) Alteryx
9 4 (5.19%) Cognos
10 3 (3.90%) Adobe
10 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (3.90%) Twitter
11 2 (2.60%) Tableau
12 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
12 1 (1.30%) SnapLogic