Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 800 744 741
Rank change year-on-year -56 -3 -29
Contract jobs citing DataStage 77 137 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.35% 0.62% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 84 64
UK median daily rate £450 £460 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -5.40% +8.06%
10th Percentile £333 £336 £334
90th Percentile £546 £600 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £513
% change year-on-year +2.78% -12.20% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 21,907 22,128 21,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.30% 21.82% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,104 15,411 14,417
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.19%
10th Percentile £320 £312 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.78% +4.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 251 301
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +28.30% -3.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.18 £10.00
90th Percentile £55.40 £56.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +50.00% -5.66%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -55 69 £450 -2.17% 11
London -15 44 £444 -5.59% 9
UK excluding London -49 28 £463 +2.78% 3
South West -50 14 £481 +8.45% 1
South East +1 4 £538 +4.88% 1
Scotland -2 4 £425 +21.43% 1
North of England -27 3 £350 -23.91%
East of England +12 2 - -
Yorkshire -9 2 £350 -36.36%
Midlands -7 1 £425 -6.85%
North West -12 1 - -
West Midlands -21 1 £425 -6.85%

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 66 (85.71%) ETL
2 46 (59.74%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (58.44%) SQL
4 38 (49.35%) IBM
5 37 (48.05%) IBM InfoSphere
6 33 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (38.96%) Oracle
8 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
9 24 (31.17%) Finance
10 23 (29.87%) Data Modelling
11 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (24.68%) Teradata
13 18 (23.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (22.08%) T-SQL
15 16 (20.78%) Informatica
16 14 (18.18%) Migration
16 14 (18.18%) ETL Development
17 13 (16.88%) Banking
17 13 (16.88%) Unix
18 12 (15.58%) Linux
18 12 (15.58%) PL/SQL
18 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (15.58%) Data Analysis
18 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
18 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 11 (14.29%) Hadoop
19 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
20 10 (12.99%) Power BI
20 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
20 10 (12.99%) Dimensional Modelling

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 7 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.49%) SAS
3 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (2.60%) GitHub
5 1 (1.30%) Boomi
5 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (59.74%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (48.05%) IBM InfoSphere
3 27 (35.06%) SQL Server
4 18 (23.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
5 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (14.29%) Hadoop
7 10 (12.99%) Power BI
8 9 (11.69%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (10.39%) QualityStage
10 7 (9.09%) Big Data
10 7 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 7 (9.09%) MySQL
10 7 (9.09%) Pentaho
11 6 (7.79%) DB2
11 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
11 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
12 5 (6.49%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.19%) ERwin
3 2 (2.60%) ER Studio
4 1 (1.30%) LSMW
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 6 (7.79%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) French Language
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (64.94%) Developer
2 24 (31.17%) ETL Developer
3 22 (28.57%) DataStage Developer
4 13 (16.88%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Data Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Python Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Data Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Data Administrator
10 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.60%) Architect
11 2 (2.60%) Business Analyst
11 2 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 2 (2.60%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Pandas
1 5 (6.49%) PySpark
2 3 (3.90%) MDX
3 2 (2.60%) Web Services
4 1 (1.30%) BAPI
4 1 (1.30%) HTML
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (1.30%) IDoc
4 1 (1.30%) JSP
4 1 (1.30%) Middleware
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.30%) XML
4 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.19%) Replication
4 3 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) VSAM
6 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.30%) PDA
6 1 (1.30%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Unix
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
3 7 (9.09%) Windows
4 5 (6.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (85.71%) ETL
2 33 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (29.87%) Data Modelling
4 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.18%) ETL Development
5 14 (18.18%) Migration
6 12 (15.58%) Data Analysis
7 10 (12.99%) Dimensional Modelling
7 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (11.69%) Data Integration
8 9 (11.69%) Data Migration
8 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (9.09%) Information Governance
10 6 (7.79%) Data Governance
10 6 (7.79%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (6.49%) Information Security
11 5 (6.49%) Inmon Methodology
12 4 (5.19%) Change Data Capture
12 4 (5.19%) Data Management
12 4 (5.19%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 45 (58.44%) SQL
2 17 (22.08%) T-SQL
3 12 (15.58%) PL/SQL
4 9 (11.69%) Python
4 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.39%) Java
6 5 (6.49%) Julia
7 4 (5.19%) C
8 3 (3.90%) C++
9 2 (2.60%) COBOL
9 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.60%) R
9 2 (2.60%) Scala
10 1 (1.30%) ABAP
10 1 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
1 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) GDPR
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.30%) Cronacle
2 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
3 1 (1.30%) Control-M
3 1 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) IBM
2 30 (38.96%) Oracle
3 19 (24.68%) Teradata
4 16 (20.78%) Informatica
5 9 (11.69%) Netezza
6 8 (10.39%) Ab Initio
6 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.09%) Cognos
7 7 (9.09%) SAP
7 7 (9.09%) Talend
8 6 (7.79%) Google
9 5 (6.49%) Databricks
10 3 (3.90%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (2.60%) TIBCO
12 1 (1.30%) Birst
12 1 (1.30%) Dell
12 1 (1.30%) GUPTA
12 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
12 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (1.30%) Tableau