Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for QualityStage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QualityStage over the 6 months to 18 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 QualityStage
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 884 888 876
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12 +26
Contract jobs citing QualityStage 20 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.010% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.084% 0.044% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 3
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +75.70% -43.68%
10th Percentile £342 £433 £259
90th Percentile £593 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £454 £268
% change year-on-year +10.19% +69.63% -43.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

QualityStage 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 23,717 22,661 23,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.62% 21.94% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,455 15,623 15,230
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £314 £310 £288
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 264 345
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £30.95 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.39% +9.83% +2.47%
10th Percentile £13.69 £14.54 £10.52
90th Percentile £57.33 £56.84 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +25.00% -

QualityStage
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing QualityStage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for QualityStage in the UK

QualityStage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QualityStage.

Contractor daily rate trend for QualityStage in the UK

QualityStage
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QualityStage over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QualityStage in the UK

QualityStage
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QualityStage within the UK over the 6 months to 18 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 +13 20 £500 +6.38% 1
UK excluding London -21 14 £500 +10.19% 3
South East -3 7 £581 +22.37%
South West -20 7 £500 +10.19% 1
London +27 6 £463 -1.60%

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing QualityStage 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 QualityStage.

1 20 (100.00%) IBM
1 20 (100.00%) DataStage
2 13 (65.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) ETL
3 12 (60.00%) SAS
4 11 (55.00%) Data Modelling
4 11 (55.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) Data Management
8 7 (35.00%) Teradata
8 7 (35.00%) Data Integration
8 7 (35.00%) Netezza
8 7 (35.00%) Inmon Methodology
8 7 (35.00%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
8 7 (35.00%) DB2
8 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
8 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

QualityStage
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 (60.00%) SAS
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) DataStage
2 13 (65.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 12 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (35.00%) DB2
4 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (35.00%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (10.00%) Power BI
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 7 (35.00%) DataStage Architect
3 5 (25.00%) DataStage Developer
3 5 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Power BI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Unix
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ETL
2 11 (55.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (35.00%) Data Integration
6 7 (35.00%) Data Management
6 7 (35.00%) Inmon Methodology
6 7 (35.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (30.00%) Dependency Management
7 6 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (25.00%) Data Governance
8 5 (25.00%) ETL Development
8 5 (25.00%) Information Governance
8 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (20.00%) Data Lineage
9 4 (20.00%) Information Security
9 4 (20.00%) SDLC
9 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
1 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 7 (35.00%) Netezza
3 7 (35.00%) Teradata
4 4 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) GUPTA