Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 2019 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
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 796 769 730
Rank change year-on-year -27 -39 -14
Contract jobs citing DataStage 53 114 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.51% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 65 71
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £403 £335 £325
90th Percentile £585 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £492 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +9.28% +5.88% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 20,114 22,511 20,593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.17% 22.55% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,788 15,656 13,712
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.11% +3.53%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £626 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 230 266
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.69% -4.92%
10th Percentile £14.08 £14.00 £9.94
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year - +23.89% -8.13%

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019. 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 -15 48 £472 -3.23% 2
London +20 35 £469 -6.30% 1
UK excluding London -44 15 £492 +9.28% 2
North of England +4 7 £486 +19.88%
North West +17 5 £486 +10.97%
Scotland +22 2 £575 +64.29%
Yorkshire +9 2 £475 +35.71%
East of England -19 2 - -
South West -53 2 - - 1
South East +12 1 - -
Midlands +10 1 £475 -
West Midlands -3 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, 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 42 (79.25%) ETL
2 33 (62.26%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (45.28%) Informatica
4 23 (43.40%) Oracle
5 19 (35.85%) Talend
6 18 (33.96%) Finance
6 18 (33.96%) IBM
7 17 (32.08%) SQL
7 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (32.08%) Hadoop
8 16 (30.19%) Pentaho
8 16 (30.19%) IBM InfoSphere
8 16 (30.19%) SAP
9 15 (28.30%) Python
9 15 (28.30%) Docker
9 15 (28.30%) Apache Spark
9 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (28.30%) Kubernetes
10 14 (26.42%) Databricks
10 14 (26.42%) PySpark
10 14 (26.42%) SAP HANA
10 14 (26.42%) Pandas
10 14 (26.42%) Amazon EMR
10 14 (26.42%) Information Security
10 14 (26.42%) Google
11 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (24.53%) Pachyderm
11 13 (24.53%) Kubeflow
11 13 (24.53%) Julia
12 12 (22.64%) Data Science

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 (28.30%) Apache Spark
2 13 (24.53%) Pachyderm
3 2 (3.77%) JBoss
3 2 (3.77%) SAS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
1 2 (3.77%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.77%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.89%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (28.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (26.42%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (15.09%) Power Platform
5 3 (5.66%) GitHub
6 1 (1.89%) Apigee
6 1 (1.89%) Boomi
6 1 (1.89%) IaaS
6 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (62.26%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (32.08%) Hadoop
3 16 (30.19%) IBM InfoSphere
3 16 (30.19%) Pentaho
4 14 (26.42%) SAP HANA
5 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
6 8 (15.09%) Big Data
6 8 (15.09%) Power BI
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
7 7 (13.21%) Oracle ODI
7 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (9.43%) DB2
9 5 (9.43%) MySQL
10 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (5.66%) QlikView
11 2 (3.77%) Essbase
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) ERwin
2 1 (1.89%) ER Studio
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.89%) French Language
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Data Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) ETL Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Big Data Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Python Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Administrator
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Data Modeller
6 4 (7.55%) DataStage Architect
6 4 (7.55%) DataStage Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Report Developer
6 4 (7.55%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Data Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (5.66%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Pandas
1 14 (26.42%) PySpark
2 5 (9.43%) MDX
3 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) JSP
4 1 (1.89%) Kafka
4 1 (1.89%) LDAP
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) REST
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (5.66%) Replication
2 2 (3.77%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.89%) DataPower
3 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) PDA
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (79.25%) ETL
2 14 (26.42%) Information Security
3 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (22.64%) Data Modelling
4 12 (22.64%) Data Science
5 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) Analytics
6 9 (16.98%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (11.32%) ETL Development
8 5 (9.43%) Change Data Capture
8 5 (9.43%) Data Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) Migration
8 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.55%) API Development
9 4 (7.55%) Data Integration
9 4 (7.55%) Metadata Management
10 3 (5.66%) Conceptual Models
10 3 (5.66%) Information Governance
10 3 (5.66%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (5.66%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 15 (28.30%) Python
3 13 (24.53%) Julia
4 9 (16.98%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.77%) R
8 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (28.30%) Kubernetes
2 13 (24.53%) Kubeflow
3 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Informatica
2 23 (43.40%) Oracle
3 19 (35.85%) Talend
4 18 (33.96%) IBM
5 16 (30.19%) SAP
6 14 (26.42%) Databricks
6 14 (26.42%) Google
7 7 (13.21%) Cognos
8 6 (11.32%) Netezza
8 6 (11.32%) Teradata
9 4 (7.55%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (5.66%) Ab Initio
10 3 (5.66%) Cloudera
10 3 (5.66%) Twitter
11 2 (3.77%) Hortonworks
11 2 (3.77%) Sybase
11 2 (3.77%) Tableau
11 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com