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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 534 557 510
Rank change year-on-year +23 -47  
Contract jobs citing DataStage 66 101 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.63% 0.83% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 59 70
Median daily rate £450 £434 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% -13.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £353 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £526 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £387
% change year-on-year - +9.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DataStage is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10546 12161 12794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.76% 21.76% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7056 8214 8268
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 169 167
Median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £15.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -9.23% -  

DataStage
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DataStage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 27 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 64 £450 +3.27% 6
London +52 44 £475 -8.16% 2
West Midlands +28 7 £388 -
South East -1 5 £425 -2.07% 1
Warwickshire - 4 £438 -
City of London -8 3 - - 1
Hayes - 3 £450 -
Uxbridge - 3 £525 -
Midlands - 3 - -
Scotland +40 2 - - 1
Surrey +6 2 £475 - 1
East Sussex +2 2 £375 -3.22%
East of England -25 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Brighton - 2 £375 -
Edinburgh +19 1 - - 1
Berkshire +16 1 - -
Worcestershire +10 1 £350 -
Gloucestershire +6 1 £450 -14.44%
Worcester +4 1 £350 -
Guildford +3 1 £475 - 1
South West -1 1 £450 -5.36%
Hertfordshire -4 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 81 (71.68%) ETL
2 59 (52.21%) SQL
3 46 (40.71%) Oracle
4 42 (37.17%) Data Modelling
5 38 (33.63%) Informatica
6 37 (32.74%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (30.09%) IBM
8 33 (29.20%) Finance
9 30 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (26.55%) DB2
10 27 (23.89%) Banking
11 26 (23.01%) Migration
12 25 (22.12%) IBM InfoSphere
13 24 (21.24%) XML
13 24 (21.24%) Linux
14 22 (19.47%) Data Migration
14 22 (19.47%) Talend Open Studio
14 22 (19.47%) Talend
15 21 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (17.70%) Big Data
16 20 (17.70%) Data Analysis
17 18 (15.93%) Unix
17 18 (15.93%) Teradata
17 18 (15.93%) Analytics
18 17 (15.04%) Relational Database
18 17 (15.04%) Investment Banking
19 15 (13.27%) Windows
19 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
19 15 (13.27%) Pentaho
19 15 (13.27%) Translating Business Requirements

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 9 (7.96%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.42%) Confluence
2 5 (4.42%) SAS
3 4 (3.54%) Gentran
3 4 (3.54%) JBoss
3 4 (3.54%) Mule ESB
3 4 (3.54%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.65%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.77%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.77%) CICS
6 1 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.77%) Weka
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) FastStats
1 2 (1.77%) FastStats PeopleStage
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.42%) Boomi
2 2 (1.77%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Bluemix
3 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.88%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (32.74%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (26.55%) DB2
3 25 (22.12%) IBM InfoSphere
4 20 (17.70%) Big Data
5 17 (15.04%) Relational Database
6 15 (13.27%) Pentaho
6 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
7 13 (11.50%) Hadoop
8 10 (8.85%) Apache Hive
9 9 (7.96%) HBase
10 8 (7.08%) Data Lake
10 8 (7.08%) RDBMS
11 7 (6.19%) QlikView
12 6 (5.31%) MySQL
12 6 (5.31%) Star Schema
13 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
13 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (4.42%) Spotfire
14 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
14 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (19.47%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (11.50%) ERwin
2 13 (11.50%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (4.42%) JIRA
4 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.65%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.77%) ChangeMan
6 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.88%) Ant
7 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (29.20%) Finance
2 27 (23.89%) Banking
3 17 (15.04%) Investment Banking
4 13 (11.50%) Back Office
5 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.54%) Retail
6 3 (2.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Developer
2 30 (26.55%) Analyst
3 26 (23.01%) Data Analyst
4 18 (15.93%) DataStage Developer
5 16 (14.16%) Architect
6 13 (11.50%) Consultant
6 13 (11.50%) ETL Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Data Architect
8 7 (6.19%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.31%) Big Data Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 6 (5.31%) DataStage Consultant
9 6 (5.31%) DataStage Specialist
9 6 (5.31%) Teradata Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Financial Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Service Analyst
12 3 (2.65%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.24%) XML
2 13 (11.50%) XML Messaging
2 13 (11.50%) XML Schema
3 5 (4.42%) Middleware
3 5 (4.42%) REST
3 5 (4.42%) SOAP
3 5 (4.42%) Visualforce
4 4 (3.54%) EDI
5 3 (2.65%) Apache Tez
6 2 (1.77%) .NET
6 2 (1.77%) JSON
6 2 (1.77%) Web Services
7 1 (0.88%) Ajax
7 1 (0.88%) Bokeh
7 1 (0.88%) D3.js
7 1 (0.88%) Django
7 1 (0.88%) HTML
7 1 (0.88%) J2EE
7 1 (0.88%) Matplotlib
7 1 (0.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) SWIFT
2 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Mainframe
4 5 (4.42%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.54%) DataPower
6 3 (2.65%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.65%) NHS
7 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) VSAM
8 1 (0.88%) Equities
8 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.88%) PDA
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) Linux
2 18 (15.93%) Unix
3 15 (13.27%) Windows
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (71.68%) ETL
2 42 (37.17%) Data Modelling
3 30 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (23.01%) Migration
5 22 (19.47%) Data Migration
6 21 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (17.70%) Data Analysis
8 18 (15.93%) Analytics
9 15 (13.27%) Translating Business Requirements
10 13 (11.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 11 (9.73%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (8.85%) Investment Management
13 8 (7.08%) Data Architecture
13 8 (7.08%) Data Management
13 8 (7.08%) Data Transformation
13 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (5.31%) Data Integration
14 6 (5.31%) ERP
14 6 (5.31%) Visualisation
15 5 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 59 (52.21%) SQL
2 14 (12.39%) Python
3 10 (8.85%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.31%) Java
5 5 (4.42%) Apex Code
5 5 (4.42%) Perl
6 4 (3.54%) R
7 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.77%) COBOL
9 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.88%) C
9 1 (0.88%) Korn
9 1 (0.88%) PHP
9 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) ISO20022
2 5 (4.42%) SLA
3 4 (3.54%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.77%) HDFS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Oozie
2 2 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.88%) Control-M
3 1 (0.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (40.71%) Oracle
2 38 (33.63%) Informatica
3 34 (30.09%) IBM
4 22 (19.47%) Talend
5 18 (15.93%) Teradata
6 11 (9.73%) Ab Initio
7 10 (8.85%) Cognos
7 10 (8.85%) SAP
8 8 (7.08%) Tableau
9 5 (4.42%) Dell
9 5 (4.42%) Netezza
9 5 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (3.54%) Apigee
10 4 (3.54%) IBM Sterling
10 4 (3.54%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (3.54%) Vertica
11 3 (2.65%) Lavastorm
11 3 (2.65%) Lotus
11 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
11 3 (2.65%) MuleSoft
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