The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 132 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing DataPower 1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.84% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £575 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.77%
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
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
743 718 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.22% 27.75% 27.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 441 300
Median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 55 63
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £41.05 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

DataPower
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

DataPower Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DataPower
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DataPower Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwickshire -6 1 - -
DataPower
England

DataPower
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 28 (96.55%) SOAP
1 28 (96.55%) Web Services
2 26 (89.66%) Unix
3 25 (86.21%) RESTful
3 25 (86.21%) REST
4 24 (82.76%) IBM
5 23 (79.31%) SQL
5 23 (79.31%) Middleware
6 22 (75.86%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (75.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
6 22 (75.86%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) SOA
8 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
8 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
8 4 (13.79%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (6.90%) FTP
9 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (6.90%) SAP
10 1 (3.45%) WSDL
10 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.45%) Spring
10 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
10 1 (3.45%) Java
10 1 (3.45%) SoapUI

DataPower
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) FTP
Development Applications
1 22 (75.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Consultant
1 23 (79.31%) Middleware Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Integration Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Integration Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.45%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) SOAP
1 28 (96.55%) Web Services
2 25 (86.21%) REST
2 25 (86.21%) RESTful
3 23 (79.31%) Middleware
4 4 (13.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (3.45%) Spring
6 1 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (75.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Unix
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) SOA
2 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) IBM
2 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft