Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 707 694
Rank change year-on-year -18 -13 -48
Contract jobs citing DataStage 152 121 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.67% 0.58% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 122
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -6.74%
10th Percentile £346 £325 £363
90th Percentile £600 £573 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £56.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £56.00
% change year-on-year - -37.50% -

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 22,636 20,842 23,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.39% 22.49% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,705 13,959 16,081
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £290 £280
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 266 395
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £27.50 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.55% +8.10% -15.20%
10th Percentile £14.65 £9.94 £12.08
90th Percentile £54.63 £49.38 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +2.04% -14.60%

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 19 April 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 12 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 19 April 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 -16 149 £475 - 12
London -39 76 £475 - 2
UK excluding London +17 75 £450 - 11
South West - 24 £444 - 2
North of England +16 19 £438 -18.60% 4
East of England +3 18 £475 +11.76% 1
Yorkshire -3 11 £413 -23.26% 3
North West - 8 £438 -
South East -25 7 £550 +29.41% 2
Midlands -4 5 - - 1
West Midlands -17 5 - - 1
Scotland -33 2 £350 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 95 (62.50%) ETL
2 80 (52.63%) IBM
3 68 (44.74%) IBM InfoSphere
4 60 (39.47%) SQL
5 57 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (30.92%) Teradata
8 45 (29.61%) Oracle
9 38 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 38 (25.00%) Finance
9 38 (25.00%) Banking
10 37 (24.34%) Data Modelling
11 31 (20.39%) Migration
12 28 (18.42%) Linux
13 27 (17.76%) SQL Server
14 24 (15.79%) DB2
14 24 (15.79%) Unix
15 23 (15.13%) QualityStage
15 23 (15.13%) Data Integration
15 23 (15.13%) Security Cleared
16 22 (14.47%) Cognos
16 22 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (13.82%) XML
18 20 (13.16%) SC Cleared
18 20 (13.16%) Retail Banking
19 19 (12.50%) Data Mapping
19 19 (12.50%) Informatica
20 17 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 16 (10.53%) Data Quality
21 16 (10.53%) XML Schema

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 (7.24%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.29%) SAS
3 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Loan IQ
2 2 (1.32%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.66%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Boomi
1 5 (3.29%) GitHub
2 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.97%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.87%) FTP
2 6 (3.95%) SAN
2 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (44.74%) IBM InfoSphere
2 57 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (17.76%) SQL Server
4 24 (15.79%) DB2
5 23 (15.13%) QualityStage
6 17 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (10.53%) Informix
8 15 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (8.55%) Hadoop
10 11 (7.24%) Big Data
10 11 (7.24%) HBase
10 11 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (6.58%) Data Lake
11 10 (6.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 10 (6.58%) Oracle Database
11 10 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (5.26%) Power BI
12 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
13 5 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (3.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.26%) JUnit
3 5 (3.29%) Ant
3 5 (3.29%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.97%) ER Studio
4 3 (1.97%) Toad
5 1 (0.66%) ERwin
General
1 38 (25.00%) Banking
1 38 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (13.16%) Retail Banking
3 7 (4.61%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Electronics
4 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.32%) Marketing
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (61.84%) Developer
2 62 (40.79%) DataStage Developer
3 36 (23.68%) ETL Developer
4 21 (13.82%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 15 (9.87%) Consultant
6 13 (8.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (4.61%) Environment Manager
8 6 (3.95%) Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) Architect
8 6 (3.95%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 5 (3.29%) Data Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) DataStage Specialist
9 5 (3.29%) Salesforce Consultant
9 5 (3.29%) Salesforce Technical Consultant
9 5 (3.29%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (2.63%) Data Manager
10 4 (2.63%) Designer
10 4 (2.63%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.63%) Teradata Developer
10 4 (2.63%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.82%) XML
2 16 (10.53%) XML Schema
3 12 (7.89%) Middleware
4 7 (4.61%) MDX
5 5 (3.29%) REST
5 5 (3.29%) SOAP
5 5 (3.29%) Visualforce
6 2 (1.32%) Kafka
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.66%) XSL
7 1 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.97%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (0.66%) DataPower
5 1 (0.66%) FMCG
5 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.42%) Linux
2 24 (15.79%) Unix
3 3 (1.97%) Windows
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (62.50%) ETL
2 50 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (24.34%) Data Modelling
5 31 (20.39%) Migration
6 23 (15.13%) Data Integration
7 22 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (12.50%) Data Mapping
9 16 (10.53%) Data Management
9 16 (10.53%) SDLC
10 15 (9.87%) Data Migration
11 14 (9.21%) ETL Development
12 12 (7.89%) ITIL
12 12 (7.89%) Logistics
13 11 (7.24%) Data Analysis
14 10 (6.58%) Incident Management
14 10 (6.58%) Service Management
14 10 (6.58%) Validation
14 10 (6.58%) V-Model
15 9 (5.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (39.47%) SQL
2 16 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 13 (8.55%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.26%) Java
4 8 (5.26%) Perl
4 8 (5.26%) Python
4 8 (5.26%) Scala
5 7 (4.61%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.95%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.29%) Apex Code
8 3 (1.97%) C++
9 2 (1.32%) COBOL
9 2 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.66%) C
10 1 (0.66%) Korn
10 1 (0.66%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.66%) XPath
10 1 (0.66%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (15.13%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.53%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) HDFS
2 5 (3.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Oozie
2 7 (4.61%) Tivoli
3 6 (3.95%) Ansible
4 1 (0.66%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 80 (52.63%) IBM
2 47 (30.92%) Teradata
3 45 (29.61%) Oracle
4 22 (14.47%) Cognos
5 19 (12.50%) Informatica
6 11 (7.24%) Netezza
7 10 (6.58%) Citrix
7 10 (6.58%) HP
8 7 (4.61%) Sybase
9 6 (3.95%) Delphix
9 6 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (3.29%) Dell
10 5 (3.29%) SAP
11 4 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (1.97%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.97%) Hortonworks
12 3 (1.97%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.97%) Misys
13 2 (1.32%) Tableau
13 2 (1.32%) Talend