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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere DataPower
Rank 135 107 108
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs citing DataPower 8 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.59% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 2.20% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £575 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
859 635 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.40% 26.58% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 391 316
Median daily rate £380 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 52 59
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £33.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 23 July 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
Coventry - 7 £400 -
DataPower
England

DataPower
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 20 (86.96%) SOAP
2 18 (78.26%) Unix
2 18 (78.26%) IBM
3 17 (73.91%) Web Services
3 17 (73.91%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) REST
4 14 (60.87%) Middleware
4 14 (60.87%) Windows
5 12 (52.17%) RESTful
6 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (43.48%) SOA
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
9 7 (30.43%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (21.74%) SAP
11 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
12 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (13.04%) User Experience
13 2 (8.70%) FTP
14 1 (4.35%) WSDL
14 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
14 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
14 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
14 1 (4.35%) Spring
14 1 (4.35%) Java

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 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Consultant
2 9 (39.13%) Middleware Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Integration Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Integration Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) SOAP
2 17 (73.91%) REST
2 17 (73.91%) Web Services
3 14 (60.87%) Middleware
4 12 (52.17%) RESTful
5 7 (30.43%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (21.74%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (4.35%) Spring
7 1 (4.35%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Unix
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) SOA
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) IBM
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft