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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 642 614
Rank change year-on-year +39 -28  
Contract jobs citing QualityStage 2 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.021%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.019% 0.050% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £475 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £387
% change year-on-year - +22.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

QualityStage is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10319 11953 11975
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.21% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6997 8029 7680
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 187 157
Median hourly rate £33.37 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £14.60 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

QualityStage
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing QualityStage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
Top 4 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 2 - -
South East +18 2 - -
Surrey +1 2 - -
Guildford +5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QualityStage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for QualityStage.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (66.67%) DataStage
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (66.67%) DataStage
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle