Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 782 748 762
Rank change year-on-year -34 +14 -30
Contract jobs citing DataStage 89 141 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.40% 0.64% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 58
UK median daily rate £444 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £324 £326 £321
90th Percentile £589 £600 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £498
% change year-on-year +1.41% -10.80% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 22,379 21,890 21,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.46% 21.97% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,425 15,233 14,357
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +2.41%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £288
90th Percentile £644 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 252 311
UK median hourly rate £32.75 £30.50 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +8.23% -6.07%
10th Percentile £13.38 £14.54 £10.00
90th Percentile £56.93 £55.54 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -6.43% +32.08% -10.17%

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 22 January 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 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 22 January 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 -50 82 £450 - 19
London -11 47 £436 -7.18% 11
UK excluding London -57 38 £450 +1.41% 8
South West -38 16 £481 +6.94% 3
South East -2 10 £581 +13.41% 4
North of England -28 7 £350 -12.50%
Yorkshire -12 6 £350 -36.36%
Scotland -7 4 £425 +6.25%
Midlands -2 1 £425 +3.03%
North West -11 1 - -
West Midlands -27 1 £425 +3.03%

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 70 (78.65%) ETL
2 53 (59.55%) IBM
3 49 (55.06%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (52.81%) SQL
5 42 (47.19%) IBM InfoSphere
6 38 (42.70%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (37.08%) Oracle
8 31 (34.83%) Data Modelling
9 30 (33.71%) SQL Server
9 30 (33.71%) Finance
10 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (25.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (24.72%) Teradata
13 20 (22.47%) T-SQL
14 18 (20.22%) Unix
15 17 (19.10%) Migration
15 17 (19.10%) Banking
16 15 (16.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (16.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (16.85%) Informatica
16 15 (16.85%) QualityStage
17 14 (15.73%) Data Analysis
17 14 (15.73%) Dimensional Modelling
17 14 (15.73%) ETL Development
17 14 (15.73%) Relational Database
17 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (14.61%) Data Integration
19 12 (13.48%) PL/SQL
19 12 (13.48%) Data Migration

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 (10.11%) SAS
2 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.37%) IIS
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.12%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
4 1 (1.12%) PaaS
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (55.06%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (47.19%) IBM InfoSphere
3 30 (33.71%) SQL Server
4 23 (25.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (16.85%) QualityStage
5 15 (16.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (16.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (15.73%) Relational Database
7 12 (13.48%) Hadoop
8 10 (11.24%) Power BI
9 8 (8.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (8.99%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (7.87%) DB2
10 7 (7.87%) MySQL
10 7 (7.87%) RDBMS
11 6 (6.74%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (5.62%) Apache Hive
12 5 (5.62%) Big Data
12 5 (5.62%) Pentaho
13 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.49%) ERwin
3 2 (2.25%) ER Studio
4 1 (1.12%) LSMW
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 17 (19.10%) Banking
3 8 (8.99%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (66.29%) Developer
2 28 (31.46%) ETL Developer
3 27 (30.34%) DataStage Developer
4 16 (17.98%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 13 (14.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Architect
7 7 (7.87%) Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) DataStage Architect
7 7 (7.87%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Data Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Administrator
10 4 (4.49%) Data Migration Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.37%) Big Data Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Consultant
11 3 (3.37%) SSAS Developer
11 3 (3.37%) SSIS Developer
11 3 (3.37%) SSRS Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) J2EE
1 3 (3.37%) MDX
1 3 (3.37%) Pandas
1 3 (3.37%) PySpark
2 2 (2.25%) Web Services
3 1 (1.12%) BAPI
3 1 (1.12%) HTML
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.12%) IDoc
3 1 (1.12%) JSP
3 1 (1.12%) Middleware
3 1 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.12%) XML
3 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.87%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.49%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.49%) Replication
4 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.25%) VSAM
6 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.12%) PDA
6 1 (1.12%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.22%) Unix
2 11 (12.36%) Linux
3 7 (7.87%) Windows
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (78.65%) ETL
2 38 (42.70%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (34.83%) Data Modelling
4 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (19.10%) Migration
6 14 (15.73%) Data Analysis
6 14 (15.73%) Dimensional Modelling
6 14 (15.73%) ETL Development
6 14 (15.73%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (14.61%) Data Integration
8 12 (13.48%) Data Migration
9 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.87%) Information Governance
10 7 (7.87%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (6.74%) Data Governance
11 6 (6.74%) Information Security
11 6 (6.74%) Inmon Methodology
11 6 (6.74%) ITIL
12 5 (5.62%) Data Management
12 5 (5.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) SQL
2 20 (22.47%) T-SQL
3 12 (13.48%) PL/SQL
4 11 (12.36%) Java
4 11 (12.36%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.99%) Python
6 4 (4.49%) C
6 4 (4.49%) COBOL
7 3 (3.37%) C++
7 3 (3.37%) Julia
7 3 (3.37%) R
8 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.25%) Scala
9 1 (1.12%) ABAP
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) Degree
1 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.12%) Cronacle
2 1 (1.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.25%) Ansible
3 1 (1.12%) Control-M
3 1 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 53 (59.55%) IBM
2 33 (37.08%) Oracle
3 22 (24.72%) Teradata
4 15 (16.85%) Informatica
5 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.24%) Netezza
7 7 (7.87%) Ab Initio
7 7 (7.87%) Cognos
8 5 (5.62%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (5.62%) SAP
8 5 (5.62%) Talend
9 4 (4.49%) Google
10 3 (3.37%) Databricks
11 2 (2.25%) Hortonworks
12 1 (1.12%) Birst
12 1 (1.12%) GUPTA
12 1 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
12 1 (1.12%) Tableau
12 1 (1.12%) TIBCO