Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 726 808 765
Rank change year-on-year +82 -43 +23
Contract jobs citing DataStage 85 94 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.090% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.48% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 74 96
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £409 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +12.50%
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 17,840 23,369 22,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.36% 22.46% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,052 16,249 15,452
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 243 285
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +7.54% +10.54%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £71.63 £57.50 £58.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.86% - +24.20%

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 November 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 20 November 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 +79 80 £475 +5.56% 10
London +101 51 £469 +7.09% 7
UK excluding London +51 33 £550 +22.22% 3
South West -9 18 £625 +31.58%
North of England +28 6 £486 +38.71%
North West +21 6 £486 -
Scotland +28 4 £505 +18.82%
Midlands - 3 £475 -
South East +30 2 £365 -27.00% 2
East Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (82.35%) ETL
2 53 (62.35%) SQL
3 51 (60.00%) IBM
4 46 (54.12%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (43.53%) IBM InfoSphere
7 34 (40.00%) DB2
8 29 (34.12%) Oracle
9 27 (31.76%) Data Modelling
10 24 (28.24%) Java
11 23 (27.06%) Informatica
11 23 (27.06%) Finance
11 23 (27.06%) Teradata
12 21 (24.71%) Tivoli
12 21 (24.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 20 (23.53%) AWS
14 18 (21.18%) Azure
14 18 (21.18%) JIRA
14 18 (21.18%) Data Integration
14 18 (21.18%) SAP
14 18 (21.18%) XML
14 18 (21.18%) Scrum
15 17 (20.00%) Data Management
15 17 (20.00%) Linux
15 17 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
15 17 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 16 (18.82%) Analytics
16 16 (18.82%) Data Quality
17 15 (17.65%) Talend
17 15 (17.65%) AIX

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 12 (14.12%) Apache Spark
2 10 (11.76%) Pachyderm
3 2 (2.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.18%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) SPSS
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.53%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.53%) AWS
2 18 (21.18%) Azure
3 11 (12.94%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (10.59%) Power Platform
5 5 (5.88%) GitHub
6 3 (3.53%) Amazon S3
6 3 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.53%) AWS Step Functions
6 3 (3.53%) GCP
6 3 (3.53%) Serverless
7 1 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.18%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (54.12%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (43.53%) IBM InfoSphere
3 34 (40.00%) DB2
4 17 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 15 (17.65%) Informix
5 15 (17.65%) QualityStage
6 14 (16.47%) Hadoop
6 14 (16.47%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (14.12%) Pentaho
7 12 (14.12%) SAP HANA
8 9 (10.59%) Power BI
8 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
9 7 (8.24%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (7.06%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
10 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
10 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 18 (21.18%) JIRA
2 7 (8.24%) ERwin
3 5 (5.88%) JMeter
4 2 (2.35%) ER Studio
4 2 (2.35%) Toad
5 1 (1.18%) PowerDesigner
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Marketing
3 5 (5.88%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Electronics
4 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (58.82%) Developer
2 32 (37.65%) DataStage Developer
3 21 (24.71%) ETL Developer
4 14 (16.47%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Data Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) DB2 Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Administrator
7 6 (7.06%) Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Python Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.53%) ETL Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Report Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.53%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.18%) XML
2 12 (14.12%) XML Schema
3 11 (12.94%) Pandas
3 11 (12.94%) PySpark
4 9 (10.59%) Middleware
5 3 (3.53%) MDX
5 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 1 (1.18%) Kafka
6 1 (1.18%) LDAP
6 1 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.53%) Acoustics
2 3 (3.53%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (3.53%) Replication
3 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.35%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.18%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Linux
2 15 (17.65%) AIX
3 9 (10.59%) Unix
4 4 (4.71%) Windows
5 2 (2.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (82.35%) ETL
2 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.76%) Data Modelling
4 18 (21.18%) Data Integration
4 18 (21.18%) Scrum
5 17 (20.00%) Data Management
5 17 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
6 16 (18.82%) Analytics
7 15 (17.65%) TDD
8 14 (16.47%) ITIL
8 14 (16.47%) SDLC
9 12 (14.12%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (14.12%) Data Mapping
10 11 (12.94%) Incident Management
10 11 (12.94%) Information Security
10 11 (12.94%) Service Management
10 11 (12.94%) V-Model
11 10 (11.76%) Data Engineering
11 10 (11.76%) Data Science
12 9 (10.59%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 53 (62.35%) SQL
2 24 (28.24%) Java
3 13 (15.29%) Python
4 10 (11.76%) Julia
5 7 (8.24%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.88%) R
7 4 (4.71%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.53%) C#
8 3 (3.53%) C++
8 3 (3.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) IFRS
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 11 (12.94%) Docker
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 21 (24.71%) Tivoli
2 11 (12.94%) Kubernetes
3 10 (11.76%) Kubeflow
4 3 (3.53%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 51 (60.00%) IBM
2 29 (34.12%) Oracle
3 23 (27.06%) Informatica
3 23 (27.06%) Teradata
4 18 (21.18%) SAP
5 15 (17.65%) Talend
6 14 (16.47%) HP
7 13 (15.29%) Google
8 12 (14.12%) Databricks
9 11 (12.94%) Citrix
10 7 (8.24%) Cognos
11 5 (5.88%) Alteryx
11 5 (5.88%) Twitter
12 4 (4.71%) Netezza
12 4 (4.71%) Tableau
13 3 (3.53%) Adobe
13 3 (3.53%) Cloudera
13 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
13 3 (3.53%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (3.53%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud