Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 499 779 786
Rank change year-on-year +280 +7 -54
Contract jobs citing DataStage 47 64 114
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.62% 0.32% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 71
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £450 £413 £381
90th Percentile £645 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 £463
% change year-on-year -4.55% +18.92% +8.82%
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 7,589 20,094 23,410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.55% 22.04% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,907 13,755 16,335
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 259 238
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -4.76%
10th Percentile £15.00 £14.00 £13.43
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £54.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -3.24%

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 7 August 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 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 7 August 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 +274 37 £525 +7.69%
UK excluding London +244 19 £525 -4.55%
London +191 17 £525 +10.53%
Work from Home -9 12 £538 +14.67%
South East +193 9 £648 -
North of England +123 8 £450 -2.70%
North West +81 6 - -
Yorkshire +77 2 £450 -5.26%
Scotland +72 1 - -
East of England - 1 £430 -

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 41 (87.23%) ETL
2 22 (46.81%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (44.68%) IBM
4 20 (42.55%) Data Integration
5 19 (40.43%) Finance
6 18 (38.30%) Analytics
7 17 (36.17%) Data Modelling
8 16 (34.04%) SQL
9 15 (31.91%) IBM InfoSphere
10 14 (29.79%) Oracle
11 13 (27.66%) Informatica
11 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
13 11 (23.40%) Visualisation
13 11 (23.40%) Information Governance
13 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
13 11 (23.40%) Apache Spark
13 11 (23.40%) System Integration Testing
14 10 (21.28%) Business Analytics
14 10 (21.28%) Azure
14 10 (21.28%) R
14 10 (21.28%) Data Visualisation
14 10 (21.28%) SAS
14 10 (21.28%) IIS
14 10 (21.28%) Python
15 9 (19.15%) TDD
15 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (19.15%) DevOps
15 9 (19.15%) Scala

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 (23.40%) Apache Spark
2 10 (21.28%) IIS
2 10 (21.28%) SAS
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (12.77%) SAP MDM
4 1 (2.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Azure
2 8 (17.02%) GCP
3 6 (12.77%) AWS
4 3 (6.38%) PaaS
4 3 (6.38%) SaaS
5 2 (4.26%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.13%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) SSL
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) IBM InfoSphere
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
3 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
4 8 (17.02%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
6 6 (12.77%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.26%) Big Data
8 2 (4.26%) Power BI
8 2 (4.26%) QlikView
8 2 (4.26%) QualityStage
9 1 (2.13%) BigQuery
9 1 (2.13%) Cloud Spanner
9 1 (2.13%) CockroachDB
9 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.13%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) ERwin
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) ProC
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 6 (12.77%) Publishing
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (27.66%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) Architect
2 10 (21.28%) DataStage Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Data Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Data Modeller
6 6 (12.77%) Designer
6 6 (12.77%) ETL Designer
6 6 (12.77%) ETL Developer
6 6 (12.77%) SAP Architect
6 6 (12.77%) SAP BI Architect
6 6 (12.77%) SAP MDM Architect
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Data Modeller
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Designer
6 6 (12.77%) SQL BI Architect
7 5 (10.64%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) DataStage ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) PySpark
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) D3.js
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) HTML5
2 1 (2.13%) Kafka
2 1 (2.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.13%) FMCG
3 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (87.23%) ETL
2 22 (46.81%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (42.55%) Data Integration
4 18 (38.30%) Analytics
5 17 (36.17%) Data Modelling
6 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (23.40%) Information Governance
7 11 (23.40%) System Integration Testing
7 11 (23.40%) Visualisation
8 10 (21.28%) Business Analytics
8 10 (21.28%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (19.15%) DevOps
9 9 (19.15%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (19.15%) TDD
10 8 (17.02%) Physical Data Model
10 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
11 6 (12.77%) Conceptual Models
11 6 (12.77%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (10.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Python
2 10 (21.28%) R
3 9 (19.15%) Scala
4 5 (10.64%) C
4 5 (10.64%) C++
4 5 (10.64%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) CSPO
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) GxP
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Istio
1 1 (2.13%) Knative
1 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) IBM
2 14 (29.79%) Oracle
3 13 (27.66%) Informatica
4 9 (19.15%) Databricks
5 8 (17.02%) Google
6 7 (14.89%) SAP
7 5 (10.64%) MuleSoft
8 3 (6.38%) Ab Initio
8 3 (6.38%) Teradata
9 2 (4.26%) Cognos
9 2 (4.26%) Tableau
9 2 (4.26%) Talend
10 1 (2.13%) Alteryx
10 1 (2.13%) CA
10 1 (2.13%) Hortonworks
10 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (2.13%) Netezza
10 1 (2.13%) Sparx