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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere DataPower
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 101 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing DataPower 7 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 1.10% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 4.51% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 11
Median daily rate £450 £450 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
621 621 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.68% 24.37% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 375 336
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 25 70
Median hourly rate £16.89 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.64% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.80 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 27 February 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
Coventry - 4 £450 - 2
Warwickshire - 2 £475 -
DataPower
England

DataPower
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Middleware
3 6 (60.00%) RESTful
3 6 (60.00%) REST
4 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) Liferay
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle ADF
7 1 (10.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) NHS

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 3 (30.00%) Liferay
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) AIX Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 6 (60.00%) Middleware
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (10.00%) Scrum
1 1 (10.00%) SOA
1 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
4 1 (10.00%) VMware