Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 861 839 896
Rank change year-on-year -22 +57 -25
Contract jobs citing QualityStage 27 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.12% 0.028% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +16.24%
10th Percentile £395 £440 £395
90th Percentile £583 £495 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +23.36%
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 23,347 21,664 24,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.66% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,308 14,440 16,230
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 252 374
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.57% +10.52%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.26 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £49.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £34.50 £30.21
% change year-on-year -6.52% +14.22% +11.87%

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 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QualityStage in the UK

QualityStage
Top 8 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 14 August 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 -11 27 £500 +5.26% 1
UK excluding London 0 26 £500 +5.26% 1
East of England - 15 £525 -
South East -23 5 £550 +15.79% 1
South West - 5 £488 -
Midlands -7 1 - -
London -22 1 £500 -
West Midlands -22 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 27 (100.00%) DataStage
2 23 (85.19%) Oracle
3 22 (81.48%) IBM
4 21 (77.78%) ETL
5 18 (66.67%) SQL
5 18 (66.67%) Data Management
5 18 (66.67%) Data Quality
6 17 (62.96%) IBM InfoSphere
6 17 (62.96%) Data Integration
6 17 (62.96%) Teradata
6 17 (62.96%) DB2
7 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (51.85%) Management Information System
9 13 (48.15%) ITIL
9 13 (48.15%) Linux
9 13 (48.15%) SDLC
10 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
10 12 (44.44%) Data Mapping
10 12 (44.44%) Informix
10 12 (44.44%) XML
10 12 (44.44%) FTP
10 12 (44.44%) XML Schema
10 12 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (37.04%) Finance
12 9 (33.33%) Service Management
12 9 (33.33%) HP
12 9 (33.33%) Citrix
12 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 9 (33.33%) Incident Management
12 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared

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 8 (29.63%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) DataStage
2 17 (62.96%) DB2
2 17 (62.96%) IBM InfoSphere
3 12 (44.44%) Informix
3 12 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 8 (29.63%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
7 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.41%) WebFOCUS
9 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (55.56%) ETL Developer
3 12 (44.44%) DataStage Developer
4 11 (40.74%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 7 (25.93%) Architect
6 5 (18.52%) DataStage Architect
6 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) ETL Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) XML
1 12 (44.44%) XML Schema
2 7 (25.93%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) ETL
2 18 (66.67%) Data Management
3 17 (62.96%) Data Integration
4 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) ITIL
5 13 (48.15%) SDLC
6 12 (44.44%) Data Mapping
7 9 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 9 (33.33%) Service Management
7 9 (33.33%) V-Model
8 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (29.63%) Logistics
9 7 (25.93%) Data Lineage
10 6 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (18.52%) Data Governance
11 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
11 5 (18.52%) Inmon Methodology
11 5 (18.52%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) Oracle
2 22 (81.48%) IBM
3 17 (62.96%) Teradata
4 9 (33.33%) Citrix
4 9 (33.33%) HP
5 8 (29.63%) Netezza
6 4 (14.81%) Cognos
7 2 (7.41%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (7.41%) SAP