Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 804 753 761
Rank change year-on-year -51 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing DataStage 99 143 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.42% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 101 77
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £346 £328 £320
90th Percentile £545 £600 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 23,598 22,492 23,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.65% 21.92% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,390 15,488 15,357
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 264 346
UK median hourly rate £32.48 £30.95 £28.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +10.18% +0.32%
10th Percentile £13.81 £14.54 £10.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.84 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -7.14% +26.13% -2.63%

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 16 December 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 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 16 December 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 -48 92 £450 - 9
UK excluding London -31 50 £475 +5.56% 9
London -8 45 £438 -6.91% 4
South West -27 23 £475 +5.56% 2
South East -3 15 £500 +5.26% 1
North of England -33 8 £350 -22.22%
Yorkshire -10 7 £350 -39.13%
Scotland -14 4 £425 +9.68% 3
North West -24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 74 (74.75%) ETL
2 63 (63.64%) IBM
3 55 (55.56%) SQL
3 55 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (50.51%) IBM InfoSphere
5 43 (43.43%) Business Intelligence
6 41 (41.41%) Oracle
7 35 (35.35%) SQL Server
8 32 (32.32%) Data Modelling
8 32 (32.32%) Finance
8 32 (32.32%) Teradata
9 31 (31.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (25.25%) T-SQL
11 25 (25.25%) Unix
12 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
13 21 (21.21%) Banking
14 20 (20.20%) QualityStage
14 20 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (19.19%) PL/SQL
16 18 (18.18%) Linux
17 17 (17.17%) SAS
17 17 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (16.16%) Shell Script
18 16 (16.16%) Windows
18 16 (16.16%) Dimensional Modelling
19 15 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (15.15%) Data Integration
19 15 (15.15%) Netezza

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 17 (17.17%) SAS
2 5 (5.05%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.04%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.04%) Azure Machine Learning
2 4 (4.04%) Data Lake Analytics
3 3 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.03%) IaaS
3 3 (3.03%) PaaS
3 3 (3.03%) SaaS
4 2 (2.02%) GitHub
5 1 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Firewall
1 1 (1.01%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.01%) LAN
1 1 (1.01%) NAS
1 1 (1.01%) PABX
1 1 (1.01%) SAN
1 1 (1.01%) SMS
1 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.01%) VoIP
1 1 (1.01%) VPN
1 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (50.51%) IBM InfoSphere
3 35 (35.35%) SQL Server
4 31 (31.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (21.21%) Relational Database
6 20 (20.20%) QualityStage
7 15 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (13.13%) Power BI
9 12 (12.12%) DB2
9 12 (12.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 12 (12.12%) RDBMS
10 10 (10.10%) Hadoop
11 9 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (8.08%) Data Lake
13 5 (5.05%) Apache Hive
14 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (3.03%) Data Mining
15 3 (3.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.06%) ERwin
3 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.02%) Ant
4 2 (2.02%) ER Studio
4 2 (2.02%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (2.02%) Toad
5 1 (1.01%) LSMW
General
1 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 21 (21.21%) Banking
3 10 (10.10%) Retail Banking
4 5 (5.05%) Retail
5 3 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (67.68%) Developer
2 29 (29.29%) DataStage Developer
3 27 (27.27%) ETL Developer
4 15 (15.15%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Architect
7 8 (8.08%) SQL Developer
8 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 7 (7.07%) DataStage Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Data Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Data Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Data Migration Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Support Specialist
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Support Specialist
11 3 (3.03%) SSIS Developer
11 3 (3.03%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) Middleware
1 5 (5.05%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (4.04%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (4.04%) J2EE
3 3 (3.03%) XML
4 2 (2.02%) EDI
4 2 (2.02%) MDX
4 2 (2.02%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.01%) BAPI
5 1 (1.01%) IDoc
5 1 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.05%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.02%) DataPower
5 2 (2.02%) Replication
5 2 (2.02%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.02%) VSAM
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) FMCG
6 1 (1.01%) iSeries
6 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.01%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.25%) Unix
2 18 (18.18%) Linux
3 16 (16.16%) Windows
4 12 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.02%) AIX
6 1 (1.01%) HPUX
6 1 (1.01%) Solaris
6 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (74.75%) ETL
2 43 (43.43%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (32.32%) Data Modelling
4 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (16.16%) Dimensional Modelling
8 15 (15.15%) Data Analysis
8 15 (15.15%) Data Integration
8 15 (15.15%) ETL Development
8 15 (15.15%) Migration
9 14 (14.14%) ITIL
10 13 (13.13%) Data Governance
11 12 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
12 11 (11.11%) Data Lineage
12 11 (11.11%) Inmon Methodology
13 10 (10.10%) Data Management
13 10 (10.10%) Data Migration
13 10 (10.10%) Data Security
14 9 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (55.56%) SQL
2 25 (25.25%) T-SQL
3 19 (19.19%) PL/SQL
4 16 (16.16%) Shell Script
5 11 (11.11%) Java
6 8 (8.08%) C
7 6 (6.06%) R
8 5 (5.05%) Python
9 4 (4.04%) COBOL
9 4 (4.04%) Perl
9 4 (4.04%) U-SQL
10 3 (3.03%) C++
11 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.02%) Korn
11 2 (2.02%) Scala
12 1 (1.01%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.01%) CISA
1 1 (1.01%) CISSP
1 1 (1.01%) Degree
1 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.02%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.01%) Cronacle
1 1 (1.01%) HDFS
1 1 (1.01%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Ansible
1 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
2 1 (1.01%) Control-M
2 1 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.01%) Oozie
Vendors
1 63 (63.64%) IBM
2 41 (41.41%) Oracle
3 32 (32.32%) Teradata
4 15 (15.15%) Netezza
5 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.12%) Informatica
7 5 (5.05%) Ab Initio
7 5 (5.05%) Cognos
7 5 (5.05%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (3.03%) Hortonworks
9 2 (2.02%) SAP
10 1 (1.01%) Birst
10 1 (1.01%) Citrix
10 1 (1.01%) Google
10 1 (1.01%) GUPTA
10 1 (1.01%) HP
10 1 (1.01%) Tableau
10 1 (1.01%) Talend
10 1 (1.01%) Unisys
10 1 (1.01%) VMware