Period
to 26 May 2020

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 26 May 2020 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
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 593 794 771
Rank change year-on-year +201 -23 -43
Contract jobs citing DataStage 34 48 134
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.072% 0.053% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.34% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 75
Median daily rate £500 £469 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -
10th Percentile £430 £361 £358
90th Percentile £563 £541 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 10,049 20,321 22,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.17% 22.37% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,549 13,898 15,879
Median daily rate £490 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +0.53% +8.00%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 251 232
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +11.67%
10th Percentile £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £57.50 £53.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% -11.11% +14.41%

DataStage
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DataStage as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DataStage.

Daily rate trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DataStage over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DataStage.

Hourly rate trend for DataStage in the UK

DataStage
Top 9 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 26 May 2020. 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 +195 32 £500 +8.11% 3
London +170 18 £500 +11.11% 2
UK excluding London +165 16 £450 -5.26% 1
North of England +91 6 - - 1
North West - 6 - -
South East +117 5 £300 -33.33%
South West +48 3 £475 -1.30%
Scotland +37 2 £450 -21.74%
Work from Home +8 1 £495 +4.21% 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, 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 25 (73.53%) ETL
2 19 (55.88%) Data Modelling
3 17 (50.00%) IBM
4 15 (44.12%) Informatica
5 14 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (41.18%) SQL
5 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
7 11 (32.35%) Finance
8 9 (26.47%) Oracle
9 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (20.59%) C
11 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (17.65%) Mainframe
11 6 (17.65%) RDF
11 6 (17.65%) C++
11 6 (17.65%) Java
11 6 (17.65%) UML
11 6 (17.65%) SAS
11 6 (17.65%) Ontologies
11 6 (17.65%) Banking
11 6 (17.65%) Data Extraction
11 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) Semantic Web
11 6 (17.65%) Talend
11 6 (17.65%) Change Data Capture
11 6 (17.65%) MuleSoft

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 6 (17.65%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) AWS
1 3 (8.82%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (14.71%) DB2
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.94%) DecisionStream
7 1 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.94%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 6 (17.65%) Public Sector
3 3 (8.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) ETL Developer
3 8 (23.53%) DataStage Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Architect
5 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 6 (17.65%) Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Database Consultant
7 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (11.76%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Business Architect
8 3 (8.82%) Data Engineer
8 3 (8.82%) SAP Architect
8 3 (8.82%) SAP BI Architect
8 3 (8.82%) SAP MDM Architect
8 3 (8.82%) SQL BI Architect
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Mainframe
1 6 (17.65%) Semantic Web
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) ETL
2 19 (55.88%) Data Modelling
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (38.24%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.65%) Change Data Capture
5 6 (17.65%) Data Extraction
5 6 (17.65%) Ontologies
5 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (17.65%) Project Delivery
5 6 (17.65%) RDF
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.65%) UML
6 4 (11.76%) Complex ETL
6 4 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (11.76%) Data Mapping
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) C
3 6 (17.65%) C++
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) IBM
2 15 (44.12%) Informatica
3 9 (26.47%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) MuleSoft
4 6 (17.65%) Talend
5 3 (8.82%) Google
5 3 (8.82%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) Cognos