Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 671 798 760
Rank change year-on-year +127 -38 -7
Contract jobs citing DataStage 56 78 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.079% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.39% 0.35% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 53 87
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -2.17% -7.77%
10th Percentile £358 £330 £342
90th Percentile £565 £548 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -12.20%
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 14,367 22,158 22,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.20% 22.37% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,480 15,270 15,446
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.15% +8.64%
10th Percentile £319 £320 £313
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 254 253
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.45% +25.45%
10th Percentile £14.03 £13.38 £15.19
90th Percentile £54.88 £56.35 £55.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -24.29% -10.26% +56.00%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 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 +156 53 £463 +2.78% 8
London +123 34 £468 +3.89% 3
UK excluding London +108 22 £450 -2.70% 5
South East +82 7 £333 -38.14% 3
South West +17 6 £420 -12.73%
North of England +65 5 - - 1
North West +36 5 - -
Scotland +25 3 £505 +18.82%
Midlands +65 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 47 (83.93%) ETL
2 40 (71.43%) IBM
3 36 (64.29%) SQL
4 34 (60.71%) Data Modelling
5 29 (51.79%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (37.50%) Java
7 18 (32.14%) Finance
8 17 (30.36%) DB2
9 15 (26.79%) Oracle
9 15 (26.79%) Informatica
9 15 (26.79%) IBM InfoSphere
10 14 (25.00%) Tivoli
10 14 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 13 (23.21%) Physical Data Model
12 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 12 (21.43%) TDD
12 12 (21.43%) Scrum
12 12 (21.43%) JIRA
12 12 (21.43%) AIX
12 12 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
14 8 (14.29%) Talend
15 7 (12.50%) XML
15 7 (12.50%) Data Extraction
15 7 (12.50%) Azure
15 7 (12.50%) AWS
15 7 (12.50%) Data Quality
15 7 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
15 7 (12.50%) Relational Database

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 6 (10.71%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.79%) Pachyderm
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.79%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) AWS
1 7 (12.50%) Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Power Platform
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon S3
3 3 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (5.36%) AWS Step Functions
3 3 (5.36%) GCP
3 3 (5.36%) Serverless
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.79%) Boomi
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (51.79%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (30.36%) DB2
3 15 (26.79%) IBM InfoSphere
4 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (8.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (8.93%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (7.14%) Power BI
8 4 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (5.36%) Data Lake
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
9 3 (5.36%) QualityStage
9 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
10 2 (3.57%) Data Mart
10 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
10 2 (3.57%) GIS
10 2 (3.57%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) ERwin
3 3 (5.36%) JMeter
4 2 (3.57%) ER Studio
4 2 (3.57%) Toad
5 1 (1.79%) PowerDesigner
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Developer
2 24 (42.86%) DataStage Developer
3 14 (25.00%) ETL Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) DB2 Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Database Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Data Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Lead Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (5.36%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) Pandas
3 1 (1.79%) PySpark
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Semantic Web
2 4 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.36%) Acoustics
4 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) AIX
2 6 (10.71%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) ETL
2 34 (60.71%) Data Modelling
3 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.21%) Physical Data Model
5 12 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (21.43%) Scrum
5 12 (21.43%) TDD
6 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
7 7 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
7 7 (12.50%) Data Extraction
8 6 (10.71%) Ontologies
8 6 (10.71%) Project Delivery
8 6 (10.71%) RDF
8 6 (10.71%) UML
9 5 (8.93%) Analytics
10 4 (7.14%) Complex ETL
10 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
10 4 (7.14%) Data Mapping
10 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) SQL
2 21 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.93%) C
4 5 (8.93%) C++
5 3 (5.36%) C#
5 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.36%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Julia
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.79%) Kubeflow
3 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) IBM
2 15 (26.79%) Informatica
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) Talend
4 5 (8.93%) MuleSoft
5 4 (7.14%) Google
5 4 (7.14%) SAP
6 3 (5.36%) Adobe
6 3 (5.36%) Cognos
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.36%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.57%) Databricks
7 2 (3.57%) Tableau
8 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.79%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.79%) Dell
8 1 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.79%) SnapLogic
8 1 (1.79%) Twitter