Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 799 752 792
Rank change year-on-year -47 +40 -56
Contract jobs citing DataStage 101 124 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.43% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 89 63
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £356 £325 £316
90th Percentile £550 £550 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £388
% change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.00

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 23,220 22,063 23,781
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.51% 22.24% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,203 14,856 15,847
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 282 394
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £12.47 £13.63 £10.65
90th Percentile £56.17 £53.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +12.28% -3.39%

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 16 October 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 11 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 16 October 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 -26 96 £450 - 21
UK excluding London -57 52 £475 +5.56% 22
London -10 46 £438 -11.39% 4
South West -20 22 £450 - 10
South East +5 15 £500 +5.26% 3
North of England -45 12 £350 -17.65% 3
Yorkshire -19 10 £350 -17.65% 1
Scotland -21 2 £500 +29.03% 4
East of England +3 1 £575 -
North East -1 1 £313 -32.07% 1
North West -23 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 74 (73.27%) ETL
2 59 (58.42%) IBM
3 56 (55.45%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (55.45%) SQL
4 47 (46.53%) IBM InfoSphere
5 41 (40.59%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (35.64%) Oracle
7 35 (34.65%) Finance
7 35 (34.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (30.69%) Teradata
8 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
9 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (24.75%) Banking
11 24 (23.76%) T-SQL
12 22 (21.78%) Unix
12 22 (21.78%) Data Modelling
13 19 (18.81%) Migration
14 18 (17.82%) Relational Database
14 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (15.84%) PL/SQL
15 16 (15.84%) Linux
16 15 (14.85%) Windows
16 15 (14.85%) SAS
16 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
16 15 (14.85%) Informatica
16 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (14.85%) Netezza
17 14 (13.86%) Retail Banking
17 14 (13.86%) Shell Script

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 15 (14.85%) SAS
2 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.96%) IIS
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.96%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.96%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (3.96%) Data Lake Analytics
3 3 (2.97%) GitHub
3 3 (2.97%) IaaS
3 3 (2.97%) PaaS
3 3 (2.97%) SaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.99%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.99%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Firewall
1 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.99%) LAN
1 1 (0.99%) NAS
1 1 (0.99%) PABX
1 1 (0.99%) SAN
1 1 (0.99%) SMS
1 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.99%) VoIP
1 1 (0.99%) VPN
1 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (55.45%) Data Warehouse
2 47 (46.53%) IBM InfoSphere
3 35 (34.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (30.69%) SQL Server
5 18 (17.82%) Relational Database
6 14 (13.86%) QualityStage
7 11 (10.89%) Power BI
8 10 (9.90%) DB2
8 10 (9.90%) Hadoop
8 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (8.91%) RDBMS
10 8 (7.92%) Data Lake
10 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.95%) Oracle ODI
12 4 (3.96%) Apache Hive
12 4 (3.96%) Big Data
12 4 (3.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 4 (3.96%) Cognos Report Studio
12 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.95%) ERwin
3 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.98%) Ant
5 2 (1.98%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (1.98%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (1.98%) Toad
6 1 (0.99%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) GitLab
6 1 (0.99%) JUnit
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (34.65%) Finance
2 25 (24.75%) Banking
3 14 (13.86%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.98%) Back Office
6 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (65.35%) Developer
2 28 (27.72%) DataStage Developer
3 26 (25.74%) ETL Developer
4 17 (16.83%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 12 (11.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Architect
8 8 (7.92%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.93%) DataStage Architect
10 6 (5.94%) Data Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) SSIS Developer
11 5 (4.95%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.96%) Data Engineer
12 4 (3.96%) Data Migration Developer
12 4 (3.96%) Support Specialist
12 4 (3.96%) Technical Specialist
12 4 (3.96%) Technical Support
12 4 (3.96%) Technical Support Specialist
13 3 (2.97%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) XML
2 5 (4.95%) Middleware
2 5 (4.95%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (3.96%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (3.96%) J2EE
3 4 (3.96%) XML Schema
4 2 (1.98%) EDI
4 2 (1.98%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.99%) LAMP
5 1 (0.99%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.97%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.97%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.98%) DataPower
5 2 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.99%) FMCG
6 1 (0.99%) iSeries
6 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.78%) Unix
2 16 (15.84%) Linux
3 15 (14.85%) Windows
4 9 (8.91%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.98%) AIX
6 1 (0.99%) CentOS
6 1 (0.99%) HPUX
6 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.99%) Solaris
6 1 (0.99%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (73.27%) ETL
2 41 (40.59%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (29.70%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (21.78%) Data Modelling
5 19 (18.81%) Migration
6 16 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.88%) Data Integration
8 12 (11.88%) Data Migration
8 12 (11.88%) ETL Development
8 12 (11.88%) ITIL
9 11 (10.89%) Analytics
9 11 (10.89%) Data Analysis
10 10 (9.90%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (8.91%) Data Governance
11 9 (8.91%) Data Lineage
11 9 (8.91%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.92%) Data Management
13 7 (6.93%) Data Security
13 7 (6.93%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 56 (55.45%) SQL
2 24 (23.76%) T-SQL
3 16 (15.84%) PL/SQL
4 14 (13.86%) Shell Script
5 10 (9.90%) Java
6 6 (5.94%) Python
6 6 (5.94%) R
7 5 (4.95%) C
8 4 (3.96%) Perl
8 4 (3.96%) U-SQL
9 3 (2.97%) C++
9 3 (2.97%) COBOL
9 3 (2.97%) Scala
10 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.98%) Korn
11 1 (0.99%) Jython
11 1 (0.99%) PHP
11 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) CISA
2 1 (0.99%) CISSP
2 1 (0.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 20022
2 2 (1.98%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) HDFS
1 2 (1.98%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.99%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Ansible
2 2 (1.98%) Oozie
2 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 1 (0.99%) Control-M
3 1 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.99%) Nagios
3 1 (0.99%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (58.42%) IBM
2 36 (35.64%) Oracle
3 31 (30.69%) Teradata
4 15 (14.85%) Informatica
4 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.85%) Netezza
5 8 (7.92%) Cognos
6 5 (4.95%) Ab Initio
6 5 (4.95%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.97%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.97%) Talend
8 2 (1.98%) Google
8 2 (1.98%) VMware
9 1 (0.99%) Citrix
9 1 (0.99%) HP
9 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.99%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.99%) SAP
9 1 (0.99%) Tableau
9 1 (0.99%) Unisys