Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 754 760
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6 -9
Contract jobs citing DataStage 101 123 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 0.56% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 86 77
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £350 £325 £335
90th Percentile £550 £559 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
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 23,181 21,824 23,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.74% 22.41% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,250 14,569 15,912
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 273 386
UK median hourly rate £27.73 £30.00 £29.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.57% +0.20% +1.49%
10th Percentile £13.35 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.00 £53.75 £48.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.90 £31.08 £29.01
% change year-on-year -13.44% +7.11% -2.48%

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 24 September 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 10 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 24 September 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 -38 98 £450 - 24
UK excluding London -26 53 £450 - 11
London -13 45 £450 -10.00% 16
South West -10 20 £438 -2.78% 7
North of England -41 16 £350 -17.65% 1
South East -4 13 £500 +5.26%
Yorkshire -13 13 £350 -17.65% 1
East of England -1 4 £525 +23.53%
North West -34 2 £450 +12.50%
North East -17 1 £313 -32.07%

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 76 (75.25%) ETL
2 67 (66.34%) IBM
3 51 (50.50%) SQL
3 51 (50.50%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (48.51%) IBM InfoSphere
5 37 (36.63%) Oracle
6 35 (34.65%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (34.65%) Finance
7 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (29.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (28.71%) Banking
10 27 (26.73%) Teradata
11 25 (24.75%) Data Modelling
12 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
12 24 (23.76%) Unix
13 20 (19.80%) Migration
14 19 (18.81%) T-SQL
15 17 (16.83%) Relational Database
16 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (15.84%) Netezza
17 15 (14.85%) Linux
17 15 (14.85%) QualityStage
18 14 (13.86%) Shell Script
18 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
18 14 (13.86%) Retail Banking
18 14 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
19 13 (12.87%) Data Migration
19 13 (12.87%) ETL Development
19 13 (12.87%) Windows
19 13 (12.87%) Cognos

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 13 (12.87%) SAS
2 5 (4.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
4 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
1 5 (4.95%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.96%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (3.96%) Data Lake Analytics
3 3 (2.97%) IaaS
3 3 (2.97%) PaaS
3 3 (2.97%) SaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.99%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (0.99%) GitHub
5 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.99%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Firewall
1 1 (0.99%) FTP
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 51 (50.50%) Data Warehouse
2 49 (48.51%) IBM InfoSphere
3 30 (29.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (23.76%) SQL Server
5 17 (16.83%) Relational Database
6 15 (14.85%) QualityStage
7 10 (9.90%) Data Lake
7 10 (9.90%) DB2
8 9 (8.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 8 (7.92%) Hadoop
9 8 (7.92%) RDBMS
10 6 (5.94%) Power BI
10 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (3.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Cognos Report Studio
11 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (3.96%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) ERwin
2 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.98%) Ant
4 2 (1.98%) ER Studio
4 2 (1.98%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (1.98%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (1.98%) Toad
5 1 (0.99%) GitLab
5 1 (0.99%) JUnit
5 1 (0.99%) Subversion
5 1 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 35 (34.65%) Finance
2 29 (28.71%) Banking
3 14 (13.86%) Retail Banking
4 6 (5.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.98%) Back Office
6 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (70.30%) Developer
2 35 (34.65%) DataStage Developer
3 28 (27.72%) ETL Developer
4 18 (17.82%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (6.93%) DataStage Architect
7 7 (6.93%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Data Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) SSIS Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Data Migration Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Support Specialist
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) XML
2 6 (5.94%) Middleware
3 5 (4.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (3.96%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (3.96%) J2EE
4 4 (3.96%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.98%) EDI
5 2 (1.98%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.99%) LAMP
6 1 (0.99%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.95%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.96%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.97%) Replication
5 3 (2.97%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.98%) DataPower
7 1 (0.99%) FMCG
7 1 (0.99%) iSeries
7 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Unix
2 15 (14.85%) Linux
3 13 (12.87%) Windows
4 8 (7.92%) 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 76 (75.25%) ETL
2 35 (34.65%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (24.75%) Data Modelling
5 20 (19.80%) Migration
6 14 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (12.87%) Data Migration
7 13 (12.87%) ETL Development
8 12 (11.88%) Data Integration
8 12 (11.88%) ITIL
8 12 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (10.89%) Analytics
10 10 (9.90%) Data Analysis
10 10 (9.90%) Dimensional Modelling
11 9 (8.91%) Data Lineage
11 9 (8.91%) Waterfall
12 8 (7.92%) Data Governance
13 7 (6.93%) Data Management
13 7 (6.93%) Data Security
13 7 (6.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (50.50%) SQL
2 19 (18.81%) T-SQL
3 14 (13.86%) PL/SQL
3 14 (13.86%) Shell Script
4 9 (8.91%) Java
5 5 (4.95%) C
6 4 (3.96%) C++
6 4 (3.96%) COBOL
6 4 (3.96%) Perl
6 4 (3.96%) R
6 4 (3.96%) U-SQL
7 3 (2.97%) Python
8 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.98%) Korn
9 1 (0.99%) Jython
9 1 (0.99%) PHP
9 1 (0.99%) Ruby
9 1 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) CISA
3 1 (0.99%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 20022
2 2 (1.98%) SEPA
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) HDFS
2 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.98%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 1 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.99%) Nagios
3 1 (0.99%) Oozie
3 1 (0.99%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (66.34%) IBM
2 37 (36.63%) Oracle
3 27 (26.73%) Teradata
4 16 (15.84%) Netezza
5 13 (12.87%) Cognos
6 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
7 9 (8.91%) Informatica
8 5 (4.95%) Hortonworks
8 5 (4.95%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (2.97%) Talend
10 2 (1.98%) Google
10 2 (1.98%) VMware
11 1 (0.99%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.99%) Citrix
11 1 (0.99%) HP
11 1 (0.99%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.99%) SaltStack
11 1 (0.99%) SAP
11 1 (0.99%) Tableau
11 1 (0.99%) Unisys