Period
to 16 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataPower over the 6 months to 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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 WebSphere DataPower
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 769 728 716
Rank change year-on-year -41 -12 -61
Contract jobs citing DataPower 103 113 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 60 91
England median daily rate £493 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £328 £333 £263
90th Percentile £675 £607 £531
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -2.50% +17.65% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

DataPower is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,681 32,806 33,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.39% 34.67% 34.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,799 21,905 22,212
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £253
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 988 981 1,154
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.86% +0.60% +5.26%

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DataPower as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DataPower in England

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DataPower in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for DataPower in England

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DataPower in England over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataPower in England

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the England region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
South West -1 33 £613 +6.52%
London -15 24 £525 -4.63% 1
North of England -25 15 £423 -6.11% 1
Midlands -7 14 £550 -
Yorkshire -5 12 £400 -11.11%
South East -3 10 £493 +44.85% 4
East of England 0 7 £326 -27.56%
West Midlands -12 7 £575 +4.55%
East Midlands +3 5 £400 -24.71%
North East -3 3 £465 +16.98%
DataPower
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DataPower 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 across the England region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 73 (70.87%) IBM
2 38 (36.89%) REST
3 34 (33.01%) Java
4 33 (32.04%) Middleware
5 31 (30.10%) SOAP
6 29 (28.16%) XML
7 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (27.18%) WebSphere
8 26 (25.24%) Web Services
9 24 (23.30%) Banking
9 24 (23.30%) Microservices
10 23 (22.33%) Linux
11 22 (21.36%) SSL
11 22 (21.36%) Finance
12 18 (17.48%) JSON
12 18 (17.48%) IBM Integration Bus
13 17 (16.50%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
15 14 (13.59%) BPMN
15 14 (13.59%) UML
16 13 (12.62%) LDAP
16 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
16 13 (12.62%) Spring
16 13 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (11.65%) Data Modelling
17 12 (11.65%) HP
17 12 (11.65%) WebSphere MQ
18 11 (10.68%) AIX

DataPower
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 28 (27.18%) WebSphere
2 17 (16.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (6.80%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (5.83%) Apache
4 6 (5.83%) IIS
5 5 (4.85%) MQSeries
6 3 (2.91%) JBoss
7 2 (1.94%) CICS
7 2 (1.94%) FileNet
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.97%) JRun
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.74%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.97%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.85%) SaaS
2 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.91%) Apigee
3 3 (2.91%) GitHub
3 3 (2.91%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.36%) SSL
2 10 (9.71%) VPN
3 9 (8.74%) DNS
3 9 (8.74%) HTTP
4 7 (6.80%) Firewall
4 7 (6.80%) Kerberos
5 6 (5.83%) SMTP
6 5 (4.85%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.88%) FTP
7 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.94%) Network Security
9 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) DB2
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.94%) DataStage
5 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.97%) Big Data
5 1 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.77%) SoapUI
3 7 (6.80%) IBM UrbanCode
3 7 (6.80%) JIRA
4 6 (5.83%) JMeter
5 5 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.85%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.85%) Protractor
5 5 (4.85%) Selenium
5 5 (4.85%) SilkTest
6 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.94%) Ant
7 2 (1.94%) Toad
8 1 (0.97%) Gatling
8 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.97%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (23.30%) Banking
2 22 (21.36%) Finance
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (33.01%) Architect
2 14 (13.59%) Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Integration Architect
3 11 (10.68%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (6.80%) Administrator
4 7 (6.80%) Designer
5 6 (5.83%) Middleware Architect
6 5 (4.85%) Integration Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Performance Test Leader
6 5 (4.85%) Performance Tester
6 5 (4.85%) Test Leader
6 5 (4.85%) Tester
7 4 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Architect
7 4 (3.88%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.91%) Data Administrator
8 3 (2.91%) Lead Architect
8 3 (2.91%) Support Specialist
8 3 (2.91%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.89%) REST
2 33 (32.04%) Middleware
3 31 (30.10%) SOAP
4 29 (28.16%) XML
5 26 (25.24%) Web Services
6 18 (17.48%) IBM Integration Bus
6 18 (17.48%) JSON
7 13 (12.62%) LDAP
7 13 (12.62%) Spring
8 12 (11.65%) WebSphere MQ
9 11 (10.68%) XSLT
10 10 (9.71%) WSDL
11 9 (8.74%) XML Schema
11 9 (8.74%) XSD
12 7 (6.80%) .NET
12 7 (6.80%) Node.js
12 7 (6.80%) SAML
12 7 (6.80%) Spring Boot
13 5 (4.85%) RESTful
14 3 (2.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.88%) PKI
4 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.91%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.94%) User Experience
6 1 (0.97%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Linux
2 11 (10.68%) AIX
3 9 (8.74%) Unix
4 7 (6.80%) Windows
5 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.88%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (23.30%) Microservices
3 14 (13.59%) BPMN
3 14 (13.59%) UML
4 13 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
5 12 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (11.65%) Data Modelling
6 11 (10.68%) DevOps
7 8 (7.77%) Migration
8 7 (6.80%) Defect Management
8 7 (6.80%) Performance Testing
8 7 (6.80%) Sequence Diagram
8 7 (6.80%) SOA
8 7 (6.80%) Software Architecture
8 7 (6.80%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.80%) Use Case
9 6 (5.83%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (5.83%) SDLC
9 6 (5.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.01%) Java
2 10 (9.71%) SQL
3 9 (8.74%) C
3 9 (8.74%) Python
4 8 (7.77%) C++
5 6 (5.83%) VB
6 5 (4.85%) Java 8
7 4 (3.88%) Perl
8 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.94%) Korn
9 2 (1.94%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.97%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) CCSE
2 4 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) PSD2
2 2 (1.94%) SEPA
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Docker
1 5 (4.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) HP ALM
2 6 (5.83%) Puppet
3 5 (4.85%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (3.88%) Ansible
4 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.88%) SCCM
4 4 (3.88%) SCOM
5 3 (2.91%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.94%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (1.94%) Kibana
6 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 73 (70.87%) IBM
2 12 (11.65%) HP
3 5 (4.85%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.85%) CA
3 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
3 5 (4.85%) Cisco
3 5 (4.85%) Citrix
3 5 (4.85%) IronPort
3 5 (4.85%) Micro Focus
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle
3 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.85%) Splunk
4 4 (3.88%) VMware
5 3 (2.91%) F5
5 3 (2.91%) Informatica
6 2 (1.94%) Adobe
6 2 (1.94%) Axway
6 2 (1.94%) Remedy
6 2 (1.94%) Siebel
6 2 (1.94%) Sun