The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 69 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing DataPower 2 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 1.64% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 5.79% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DataPower
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
262 259 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.39% 28.37% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 125 140
Median daily rate £425 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £272 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% +53.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing DataPower as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

DataPower Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DataPower
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DataPower across the Reading region.

DataPower Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DataPower also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (80.00%) JMS
3 3 (60.00%) FTP
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) CA
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SSH
4 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (40.00%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (20.00%) IBM Certification

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) SSH
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) API Development
3 1 (20.00%) API Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) CA