Period
to 13 December 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 732 754 751
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 -71
Contract jobs citing DataStage 142 128 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 79 82
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +4.40% +2.25%
10th Percentile £327 £323 £370
90th Percentile £600 £627 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £448
% change year-on-year +7.46% -6.42% +25.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median hourly rate - £46.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.48% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +19.48% -

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 22667 23315 26003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.94% 22.59% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15600 15417 17241
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 355 407
UK median hourly rate £30.95 £28.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -0.44% +10.29%
10th Percentile £14.34 £10.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £58.19 £51.84 £50.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% +16.00%

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 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +7 135 £450 -5.26% 5
UK excluding London +37 72 £450 +7.46% 2
London -22 69 £470 -6.00% 3
North of England +61 27 £450 -9.55%
South West +28 25 £450 +14.29% 1
North West +24 16 £368 -26.50%
Midlands +11 7 £431 +9.52% 1
West Midlands +10 7 £431 +15.00% 1
Scotland - 7 £388 -
North East +60 6 £460 +41.54%
Yorkshire +24 5 £575 +9.52%
South East -18 4 £475 +40.74%
East of England -26 2 £425 +24.54%

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DataStage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DataStage.

1 86 (60.56%) ETL
2 69 (48.59%) IBM
3 67 (47.18%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (43.66%) IBM InfoSphere
5 54 (38.03%) SQL
6 47 (33.10%) Finance
7 46 (32.39%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (28.17%) Banking
8 40 (28.17%) Oracle
8 40 (28.17%) Teradata
9 39 (27.46%) Data Modelling
10 33 (23.24%) SQL Server
11 24 (16.90%) Informatica
11 24 (16.90%) Migration
12 22 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (14.79%) Retail Banking
13 21 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (13.38%) Analytics
15 16 (11.27%) DB2
16 14 (9.86%) Linux
16 14 (9.86%) Data Analysis
16 14 (9.86%) Data Quality
16 14 (9.86%) Oracle Database
16 14 (9.86%) ETL Development
17 13 (9.15%) Big Data
17 13 (9.15%) Hadoop
18 12 (8.45%) Unix
18 12 (8.45%) Python
18 12 (8.45%) T-SQL

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 11 (7.75%) SAS
2 8 (5.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
3 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.70%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.82%) Boomi
2 4 (2.82%) GitHub
3 3 (2.11%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.70%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.70%) Linode
4 1 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) SAN
1 6 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.11%) FTP
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (47.18%) Data Warehouse
2 62 (43.66%) IBM InfoSphere
3 33 (23.24%) SQL Server
4 22 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (11.27%) DB2
6 14 (9.86%) Oracle Database
7 13 (9.15%) Big Data
7 13 (9.15%) Hadoop
8 12 (8.45%) Relational Database
9 10 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (6.34%) Power BI
10 9 (6.34%) QualityStage
11 8 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (5.63%) Data Lake
11 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (4.93%) HBase
12 7 (4.93%) QlikView
13 6 (4.23%) Apache Hive
13 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (4.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (4.23%) ERwin
3 4 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.11%) Ant
4 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.41%) JUnit
5 2 (1.41%) Toad
6 1 (0.70%) JIRA
6 1 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
General
1 47 (33.10%) Finance
2 40 (28.17%) Banking
3 21 (14.79%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.82%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.41%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (49.30%) Developer
2 46 (32.39%) DataStage Developer
3 20 (14.08%) ETL Developer
4 17 (11.97%) Architect
4 17 (11.97%) Consultant
5 14 (9.86%) Data Architect
6 13 (9.15%) Analyst
7 11 (7.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.63%) DataStage ETL Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 5 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.82%) Data Modeller
11 4 (2.82%) DataStage Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) DataStage Consultant
11 4 (2.82%) Environment Manager
11 4 (2.82%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.82%) SSIS Developer
12 3 (2.11%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) Kafka
1 5 (3.52%) MDX
1 5 (3.52%) XML
2 4 (2.82%) REST
2 4 (2.82%) SOAP
2 4 (2.82%) Visualforce
3 3 (2.11%) Web Services
3 3 (2.11%) XML Schema
4 2 (1.41%) Middleware
5 1 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.70%) J2EE
5 1 (0.70%) LAMP
5 1 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.70%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.11%) FMCG
4 3 (2.11%) User Experience
5 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.41%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.70%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.86%) Linux
2 12 (8.45%) Unix
3 4 (2.82%) Windows
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (60.56%) ETL
2 46 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.39%) Business Intelligence
3 39 (27.46%) Data Modelling
4 24 (16.90%) Migration
5 21 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (13.38%) Analytics
7 14 (9.86%) Data Analysis
7 14 (9.86%) ETL Development
8 11 (7.75%) Dimensional Modelling
9 10 (7.04%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.34%) Data Governance
10 9 (6.34%) Data Management
10 9 (6.34%) Data Transformation
10 9 (6.34%) ITIL
10 9 (6.34%) SDLC
11 8 (5.63%) Data Integration
12 7 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (4.23%) Data Architecture
13 6 (4.23%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.03%) SQL
2 12 (8.45%) Python
2 12 (8.45%) T-SQL
3 11 (7.75%) PL/SQL
4 8 (5.63%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.63%) Perl
5 6 (4.23%) Java
5 6 (4.23%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.82%) Apex Code
7 3 (2.11%) Scala
8 2 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.41%) Pig Latin
8 2 (1.41%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.70%) C
9 1 (0.70%) Groovy
9 1 (0.70%) Jython
9 1 (0.70%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.86%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.82%) SLA
3 3 (2.11%) GDPR
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (2.82%) HDFS
3 3 (2.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Ansible
2 5 (3.52%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.41%) Oozie
4 1 (0.70%) Control-M
4 1 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.70%) Nagios
4 1 (0.70%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.70%) Puppet
4 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (48.59%) IBM
2 40 (28.17%) Oracle
2 40 (28.17%) Teradata
3 24 (16.90%) Informatica
4 11 (7.75%) Cognos
4 11 (7.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.75%) Netezza
5 10 (7.04%) Tableau
6 8 (5.63%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (4.93%) Sybase
7 7 (4.93%) Talend
8 6 (4.23%) Ab Initio
9 4 (2.82%) Dell
9 4 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.11%) CA
10 3 (2.11%) MapR
10 3 (2.11%) SAP
11 2 (1.41%) Google
11 2 (1.41%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.70%) Capita