Period
to 24 March 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 24 March 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 811 742 733
Rank change year-on-year -69 -9 -40
Contract jobs citing DataStage 63 149 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.29% 0.66% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 90 67
UK median daily rate £463 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £355 £325
90th Percentile £625 £600 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +6.94% - +5.88%
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 21,588 22,466 21,052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.36% 22.00% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,905 15,574 14,134
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +7.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 248 275
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.27 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.77% +33.09% +6.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.12 £9.82
90th Percentile £56.50 £55.53 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +60.00% +2.04%

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 March 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 24 March 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 -67 55 £463 -1.60% 4
London -1 34 £460 -3.16% 1
UK excluding London -39 24 £481 +6.94% 3
South West -36 11 £494 +11.27% 3
Scotland +9 4 £425 +21.43%
Yorkshire +3 3 £350 -36.36%
South East -6 3 £625 +21.95%
North of England -21 3 £350 -21.04%
East of England +2 2 - -
Midlands -2 1 £425 -6.85%
West Midlands -25 1 £425 -6.85%

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 56 (88.89%) ETL
2 44 (69.84%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (52.38%) SQL
4 29 (46.03%) IBM InfoSphere
5 26 (41.27%) Oracle
6 25 (39.68%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (39.68%) IBM
7 24 (38.10%) Finance
8 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
9 19 (30.16%) Data Modelling
10 18 (28.57%) Informatica
10 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (23.81%) Teradata
12 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (20.63%) Unix
13 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
13 13 (20.63%) Hadoop
14 12 (19.05%) Linux
15 11 (17.46%) Python
15 11 (17.46%) ETL Development
16 10 (15.87%) Apache Spark
16 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (15.87%) Pentaho
16 10 (15.87%) Big Data
16 10 (15.87%) Dimensional Modelling
17 9 (14.29%) Netezza
17 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (14.29%) SAP
17 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
17 9 (14.29%) Talend

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 10 (15.87%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.35%) SAS
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.70%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (3.17%) GitHub
5 1 (1.59%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (69.84%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (46.03%) IBM InfoSphere
3 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
4 14 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (20.63%) Hadoop
6 10 (15.87%) Big Data
6 10 (15.87%) Pentaho
7 9 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
7 9 (14.29%) Power BI
7 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (12.70%) QualityStage
8 8 (12.70%) SAP HANA
9 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 6 (9.52%) DB2
10 6 (9.52%) MySQL
10 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
10 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
11 5 (7.94%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.76%) ERwin
3 1 (1.59%) ER Studio
3 1 (1.59%) LSMW
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) French Language
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Law
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) ETL Developer
3 13 (20.63%) DataStage Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 9 (14.29%) Data Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Big Data Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Python Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) DataStage ETL Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Administrator
9 4 (6.35%) Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Data Administrator
10 3 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.17%) Architect
11 2 (3.17%) Business Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 2 (3.17%) Data Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) Pandas
1 8 (12.70%) PySpark
2 3 (4.76%) MDX
3 2 (3.17%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) BAPI
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) IDoc
4 1 (1.59%) JSP
4 1 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.35%) Replication
4 3 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.17%) VSAM
6 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.59%) PDA
6 1 (1.59%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Unix
2 12 (19.05%) Linux
3 7 (11.11%) Windows
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (88.89%) ETL
2 25 (39.68%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (30.16%) Data Modelling
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) ETL Development
6 10 (15.87%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
7 8 (12.70%) Data Integration
7 8 (12.70%) Information Security
7 8 (12.70%) Migration
7 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.11%) Data Science
8 7 (11.11%) Information Governance
8 7 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (9.52%) Data Governance
9 6 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (7.94%) Inmon Methodology
11 4 (6.35%) Change Data Capture
11 4 (6.35%) Data Management
11 4 (6.35%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 33 (52.38%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
3 11 (17.46%) Python
4 9 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 8 (12.70%) Julia
6 7 (11.11%) Java
7 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.76%) C
8 3 (4.76%) C++
9 2 (3.17%) COBOL
9 2 (3.17%) R
9 2 (3.17%) Scala
10 1 (1.59%) ABAP
10 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
1 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.59%) Cronacle
2 1 (1.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.17%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Control-M
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.59%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Oracle
2 25 (39.68%) IBM
3 18 (28.57%) Informatica
4 15 (23.81%) Teradata
5 9 (14.29%) Netezza
5 9 (14.29%) SAP
5 9 (14.29%) Talend
6 8 (12.70%) Databricks
6 8 (12.70%) Google
7 7 (11.11%) Ab Initio
7 7 (11.11%) Cognos
8 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.17%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.59%) Dell
10 1 (1.59%) GUPTA
10 1 (1.59%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
10 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com