Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 743 707 633
Rank change year-on-year -36 -74 +103
Contract jobs citing DataPower 95 148 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.45% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 92 132
England median daily rate £525 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.89% -
10th Percentile £346 £263 £400
90th Percentile £593 £549 £586
UK median daily rate £525 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +23.53% -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 31160 32605 34170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.82% 33.39% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20815 21532 22029
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £270 £256 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 1101 1339
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.10% +0.95%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.63 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £45.84
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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
London -41 41 £550 +23.94%
South East +9 14 £350 -17.65% 1
East of England -15 12 £438 -
North of England +52 11 £435 -5.95% 1
South West +3 9 £563 +36.36%
Midlands +14 7 £550 +37.50% 1
North East +75 5 £398 +26.19%
Yorkshire +11 4 £450 -7.69% 1
East Midlands -11 4 £531 +32.81%
West Midlands +27 3 £550 +37.50% 1
North West +24 2 £500 -11.11%
DataPower
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 England region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 83 (87.37%) IBM
2 50 (52.63%) Java
3 44 (46.32%) WebSphere
4 32 (33.68%) XML
5 28 (29.47%) IBM Integration Bus
6 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (27.37%) SOA
8 25 (26.32%) Linux
8 25 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
9 24 (25.26%) Firewall
9 24 (25.26%) Web Services
10 23 (24.21%) Oracle
10 23 (24.21%) DevOps
11 22 (23.16%) XSLT
12 19 (20.00%) Finance
13 18 (18.95%) Unix
13 18 (18.95%) SOAP
14 17 (17.89%) SSL
14 17 (17.89%) REST
15 16 (16.84%) SQL
16 15 (15.79%) .NET
17 14 (14.74%) WebSphere Application Server
18 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
18 13 (13.68%) Banking
18 13 (13.68%) Microservices
19 11 (11.58%) Spring
19 11 (11.58%) J2EE
19 11 (11.58%) Tomcat
20 10 (10.53%) OO
20 10 (10.53%) LDAP

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 44 (46.32%) WebSphere
2 14 (14.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (11.58%) Tomcat
4 9 (9.47%) Apache
4 9 (9.47%) IIS
4 9 (9.47%) JBoss
5 7 (7.37%) CICS
5 7 (7.37%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (4.21%) FileNet
8 3 (3.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Apache Pig
8 3 (3.16%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (2.11%) Confluence
9 2 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (2.11%) PegaRULES
9 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.05%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (2.11%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.26%) OpenShift
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.11%) Boomi
4 2 (2.11%) GitHub
4 2 (2.11%) IaaS
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (2.11%) PaaS
4 2 (2.11%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (25.26%) Firewall
2 17 (17.89%) SSL
3 10 (10.53%) LDAP
4 9 (9.47%) BIG-IP
5 8 (8.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (7.37%) HTTP
7 6 (6.32%) Network Security
8 5 (5.26%) FTP
8 5 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (4.21%) Internet
9 4 (4.21%) SMTP
9 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.16%) NetScaler
10 3 (3.16%) SSH
11 2 (2.11%) HTTPS
11 2 (2.11%) Intranet
12 1 (1.05%) BGP
12 1 (1.05%) EIGRP
12 1 (1.05%) Telnet
12 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) DB2
2 8 (8.42%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.26%) Redis
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.21%) Big Data
6 3 (3.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (3.16%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.16%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.11%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) JIRA
2 8 (8.42%) Artifactory
2 8 (8.42%) SoapUI
3 7 (7.37%) webpack
4 6 (6.32%) Bitbucket
4 6 (6.32%) TeamCity
4 6 (6.32%) XMLSpy
5 5 (5.26%) GitLab
6 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.11%) GoCD
7 2 (2.11%) Gradle
7 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.11%) Maven
7 2 (2.11%) NuGet
7 2 (2.11%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.11%) Subversion
7 2 (2.11%) T4 Templates
7 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Banking
3 5 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (37.89%) Developer
2 15 (15.79%) Consultant
3 14 (14.74%) Architect
4 8 (8.42%) Integration Architect
5 7 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
7 5 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (5.26%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Integration Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Data Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Java Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) WebSphere Specialist
9 3 (3.16%) XML Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.68%) XML
2 28 (29.47%) IBM Integration Bus
3 25 (26.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 24 (25.26%) Web Services
5 22 (23.16%) XSLT
6 18 (18.95%) SOAP
7 17 (17.89%) REST
8 15 (15.79%) .NET
9 11 (11.58%) J2EE
9 11 (11.58%) Spring
10 10 (10.53%) JSON
11 9 (9.47%) Middleware
11 9 (9.47%) Node.js
12 8 (8.42%) React
12 8 (8.42%) RESTful
12 8 (8.42%) Spring Boot
12 8 (8.42%) XSD
13 5 (5.26%) Java EE
13 5 (5.26%) jQuery
13 5 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Mainframe
2 6 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.21%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.16%) PKI
5 2 (2.11%) Clustering
5 2 (2.11%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.11%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Linux
2 18 (18.95%) Unix
3 8 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.37%) AIX
5 6 (6.32%) Windows
6 3 (3.16%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.05%) Solaris
7 1 (1.05%) SUSE
7 1 (1.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.37%) SOA
3 23 (24.21%) DevOps
4 13 (13.68%) Microservices
5 10 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 10 (10.53%) OO
6 9 (9.47%) API Development
7 7 (7.37%) Analytics
7 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.37%) EAI
7 7 (7.37%) Open Source
7 7 (7.37%) Project Management
7 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.37%) Workflow
8 6 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.32%) High Availability
8 6 (6.32%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.26%) Change Control
9 5 (5.26%) TDD
10 4 (4.21%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.63%) Java
2 16 (16.84%) SQL
3 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.53%) Perl
5 5 (5.26%) Python
5 5 (5.26%) XPath
6 3 (3.16%) ActionScript
6 3 (3.16%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (3.16%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (3.16%) Groovy
7 2 (2.11%) C#
7 2 (2.11%) COBOL
7 2 (2.11%) Korn
7 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.05%) Jython
8 1 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 2 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) CCNP
4 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 10 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (8.42%) Ansible
1 8 (8.42%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 6 (6.32%) Puppet
3 5 (5.26%) Forum Sentry
3 5 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.16%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.05%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.05%) OPNET
Vendors
1 83 (87.37%) IBM
2 23 (24.21%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) F5
4 9 (9.47%) Adobe
5 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
6 7 (7.37%) Green Hat
6 7 (7.37%) Informatica
6 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.37%) SAP
6 7 (7.37%) Siebel
7 6 (6.32%) HP
8 5 (5.26%) Axway
8 5 (5.26%) Sun
8 5 (5.26%) webMethods
8 5 (5.26%) WSO2
9 3 (3.16%) Altova
9 3 (3.16%) CA
9 3 (3.16%) Citrix
9 3 (3.16%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.11%) Dell