Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 733 793 763
Rank change year-on-year +60 -30 +31
Contract jobs citing DataStage 81 100 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.098% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.44% 0.43% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 75 89
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -4.26%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +10.77%
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 18,249 23,127 22,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.62% 22.60% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,447 16,129 14,924
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £654 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 227 276
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +1.69%
10th Percentile £12.54 £12.37 £13.70
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.55 £54.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% - +15.79%

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 October 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 20 October 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 +66 76 £475 +5.56% 3
London +92 49 £475 +8.57%
UK excluding London +30 31 £550 +22.22% 3
South West -15 15 £638 +41.67%
North of England +41 7 £463 +32.14% 2
North West +23 6 £486 - 2
Scotland +36 4 £505 +1.00%
Midlands - 3 £475 -
South East +20 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire +31 1 £425 +21.43%
West Midlands - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 65 (80.25%) ETL
2 52 (64.20%) SQL
3 47 (58.02%) IBM
4 45 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (48.15%) IBM InfoSphere
7 35 (43.21%) DB2
8 28 (34.57%) Oracle
9 27 (33.33%) Data Modelling
10 23 (28.40%) Java
11 22 (27.16%) Informatica
11 22 (27.16%) Finance
11 22 (27.16%) Teradata
12 21 (25.93%) Tivoli
12 21 (25.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 19 (23.46%) Scrum
13 19 (23.46%) JIRA
14 18 (22.22%) Data Management
14 18 (22.22%) Linux
14 18 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
15 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 17 (20.99%) Data Integration
16 16 (19.75%) AWS
16 16 (19.75%) Talend
16 16 (19.75%) SAP
17 15 (18.52%) XML
17 15 (18.52%) AIX
17 15 (18.52%) Informix
17 15 (18.52%) TDD
17 15 (18.52%) Analytics

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 (14.81%) Apache Spark
2 10 (12.35%) Pachyderm
3 2 (2.47%) SAS
4 1 (1.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.47%) SPSS
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.75%) AWS
2 13 (16.05%) Azure
3 11 (13.58%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (11.11%) Power Platform
5 5 (6.17%) GitHub
6 2 (2.47%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (48.15%) IBM InfoSphere
3 35 (43.21%) DB2
4 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 15 (18.52%) Informix
6 14 (17.28%) Hadoop
6 14 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (14.81%) Pentaho
7 12 (14.81%) QualityStage
8 11 (13.58%) SAP HANA
9 9 (11.11%) Power BI
10 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
10 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (8.64%) Oracle Database
12 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (6.17%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (4.94%) Big Data
15 3 (3.70%) Apache Hive
15 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) JIRA
2 6 (7.41%) ERwin
3 5 (6.17%) JMeter
4 3 (3.70%) Toad
5 2 (2.47%) ER Studio
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Electronics
4 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) DataStage Developer
3 18 (22.22%) ETL Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Data Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 9 (11.11%) DB2 Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Python Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Administrator
8 5 (6.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Consultant
8 5 (6.17%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Report Developer
9 4 (4.94%) SSRS Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Data Modeller
10 3 (3.70%) ETL Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) XML
2 12 (14.81%) XML Schema
3 11 (13.58%) Pandas
3 11 (13.58%) PySpark
4 9 (11.11%) Middleware
5 4 (4.94%) MDX
6 1 (1.23%) Kafka
6 1 (1.23%) LDAP
6 1 (1.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.47%) Replication
2 2 (2.47%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.23%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Linux
2 15 (18.52%) AIX
3 7 (8.64%) Unix
4 3 (3.70%) Windows
5 2 (2.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (80.25%) ETL
2 40 (49.38%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 19 (23.46%) Scrum
5 18 (22.22%) Data Management
5 18 (22.22%) Physical Data Model
6 17 (20.99%) Data Integration
7 15 (18.52%) Analytics
7 15 (18.52%) TDD
8 14 (17.28%) ITIL
9 13 (16.05%) SDLC
10 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (14.81%) Data Mapping
11 11 (13.58%) Incident Management
11 11 (13.58%) Information Security
11 11 (13.58%) Service Management
11 11 (13.58%) V-Model
12 10 (12.35%) Data Engineering
12 10 (12.35%) Data Science
13 9 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 52 (64.20%) SQL
2 23 (28.40%) Java
3 12 (14.81%) Python
4 10 (12.35%) Julia
5 7 (8.64%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.17%) R
7 4 (4.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.47%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.28%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.94%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) IFRS
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 11 (13.58%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (25.93%) Tivoli
2 11 (13.58%) Kubernetes
3 10 (12.35%) Kubeflow
4 3 (3.70%) HP ALM
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 47 (58.02%) IBM
2 28 (34.57%) Oracle
3 22 (27.16%) Informatica
3 22 (27.16%) Teradata
4 16 (19.75%) SAP
4 16 (19.75%) Talend
5 14 (17.28%) HP
6 12 (14.81%) Google
7 11 (13.58%) Citrix
7 11 (13.58%) Databricks
8 6 (7.41%) Cognos
9 5 (6.17%) Alteryx
9 5 (6.17%) Netezza
9 5 (6.17%) Twitter
10 4 (4.94%) Cloudera
11 3 (3.70%) Tableau
12 2 (2.47%) Hortonworks
12 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.47%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (2.47%) Sybase