Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 870 861 880
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 +1
Contract jobs citing QualityStage 14 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.006% 0.013%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.060% 0.027% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
UK median daily rate £500 £466 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.24% +34.66% -21.97%
10th Percentile £481 £431 £259
90th Percentile £600 £494 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £458 £346
% change year-on-year +9.29% +32.13% -9.48%
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 23,258 22,076 23,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.56% 22.21% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,230 14,894 15,957
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 279 395
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.61% +5.21%
10th Percentile £12.46 £13.62 £11.10
90th Percentile £56.42 £54.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% +14.04% -3.39%

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 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QualityStage in the UK

QualityStage
Top 6 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 October 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 +7 14 £500 +7.24% 2
UK excluding London -12 13 £500 +9.29% 1
South East -6 7 £581 +22.37%
South West -10 5 £500 +10.19% 1
London -15 1 £500 - 1
East of England - 1 £575 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 14 (100.00%) IBM
1 14 (100.00%) DataStage
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle
3 10 (71.43%) SAS
4 9 (64.29%) Finance
5 8 (57.14%) Dimensional Modelling
6 7 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
7 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) Netezza
7 6 (42.86%) ETL
7 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (42.86%) SQL
8 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
8 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (35.71%) DB2
8 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
8 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (35.71%) Data Management
8 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (35.71%) Teradata
8 5 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
8 5 (35.71%) Inmon Methodology
8 5 (35.71%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (28.57%) Data Lineage

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 10 (71.43%) SAS
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) DataStage
2 7 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (35.71%) DB2
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
4 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (7.14%) WebFOCUS
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 7 (50.00%) DataStage Architect
3 5 (35.71%) Technical Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Developer
5 3 (21.43%) ETL Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) DataStage Developer
7 1 (7.14%) DataStage ETL Developer
7 1 (7.14%) ETL Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Dimensional Modelling
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Data Management
3 5 (35.71%) Inmon Methodology
3 5 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (28.57%) Data Governance
4 4 (28.57%) Data Lineage
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Dependency Management
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) Data Security
5 3 (21.43%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) IBM
2 11 (78.57%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Netezza
4 5 (35.71%) Teradata
5 4 (28.57%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (14.29%) Cognos