Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 740 725 735
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 -31
Contract jobs citing DataPower 107 113 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 54 58
England median daily rate £500 £513 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +20.59% -8.11%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £263
90th Percentile £675 £613 £525
UK median daily rate £488 £513 £425
% change year-on-year -4.88% +20.59% -5.56%
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 30,225 30,587 29,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.38% 33.64% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,100 20,641 19,296
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £286 £263 £256
90th Percentile £663 £651 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 886 865 1,028
England median hourly rate £20.72 £20.91 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.91% +4.55% +2.56%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.21 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% +5.00% -

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -6 40 £625 +8.70% 1
London +3 19 £513 -6.86%
South East +2 14 £550 +57.14% 3
Midlands +4 13 £443 -21.33%
North of England -33 12 £423 -10.11% 2
Yorkshire -13 11 £445 - 2
East of England -3 8 £326 -27.56%
West Midlands -14 8 £550 -8.33%
East Midlands +8 5 £400 -24.71%
North East -5 1 £375 -
DataPower
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 82 (76.64%) IBM
2 44 (41.12%) REST
3 43 (40.19%) Middleware
4 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (31.78%) Microservices
5 29 (27.10%) SOAP
5 29 (27.10%) XML
6 28 (26.17%) Java
7 27 (25.23%) Banking
8 26 (24.30%) WebSphere
9 25 (23.36%) Web Services
10 23 (21.50%) Linux
10 23 (21.50%) Finance
11 22 (20.56%) SSL
12 20 (18.69%) UML
12 20 (18.69%) BPMN
13 18 (16.82%) Jenkins
14 17 (15.89%) HP
14 17 (15.89%) WSDL
15 16 (14.95%) WebSphere Application Server
15 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (14.95%) JSON
15 16 (14.95%) HP ALM
16 14 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
16 14 (13.08%) IBM Integration Bus
16 14 (13.08%) Software Architecture
16 14 (13.08%) Defect Management
16 14 (13.08%) .NET
16 14 (13.08%) XML Schema
17 13 (12.15%) 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 26 (24.30%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (7.48%) IBM HTTP Server
4 7 (6.54%) MQSeries
5 6 (5.61%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.87%) Apache
6 2 (1.87%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (9.35%) SaaS
2 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.54%) PaaS
4 5 (4.67%) Apigee
4 5 (4.67%) GitHub
4 5 (4.67%) IaaS
4 5 (4.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.56%) SSL
2 9 (8.41%) DNS
2 9 (8.41%) Firewall
3 7 (6.54%) Kerberos
3 7 (6.54%) VPN
4 5 (4.67%) HTTP
5 3 (2.80%) DHCP
5 3 (2.80%) SMTP
6 2 (1.87%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.93%) FTP
7 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.41%) DB2
2 5 (4.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.35%) JIRA
3 7 (6.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (6.54%) Cucumber
3 7 (6.54%) Protractor
3 7 (6.54%) Selenium
3 7 (6.54%) SilkTest
4 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.67%) IBM UrbanCode
5 3 (2.80%) JMeter
5 3 (2.80%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.93%) Gatling
6 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.93%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (0.93%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (25.23%) Banking
2 23 (21.50%) Finance
3 3 (2.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (36.45%) Architect
2 14 (13.08%) Designer
2 14 (13.08%) Developer
3 11 (10.28%) Integration Architect
4 9 (8.41%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.48%) Middleware Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Performance Tester
6 7 (6.54%) Tester
7 6 (5.61%) Administrator
7 6 (5.61%) BPM Designer
7 6 (5.61%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Integration Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Technical Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Applications Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Data Administrator
10 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (2.80%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (41.12%) REST
2 43 (40.19%) Middleware
3 29 (27.10%) SOAP
3 29 (27.10%) XML
4 25 (23.36%) Web Services
5 17 (15.89%) WSDL
6 16 (14.95%) JSON
7 14 (13.08%) .NET
7 14 (13.08%) IBM Integration Bus
7 14 (13.08%) XML Schema
8 11 (10.28%) LDAP
8 11 (10.28%) Spring
8 11 (10.28%) XSLT
9 9 (8.41%) Node.js
10 7 (6.54%) RESTful
10 7 (6.54%) SAML
10 7 (6.54%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (4.67%) Oracle Fusion
11 5 (4.67%) Spring Boot
12 4 (3.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.41%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.54%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.80%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Linux
2 13 (12.15%) AIX
3 10 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.48%) Unix
4 8 (7.48%) Windows
5 6 (5.61%) Windows Server
6 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (31.78%) Microservices
2 20 (18.69%) BPMN
2 20 (18.69%) UML
3 14 (13.08%) Defect Management
3 14 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (13.08%) Software Architecture
4 13 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (12.15%) Sequence Diagram
4 13 (12.15%) Use Case
5 11 (10.28%) Data Modelling
6 10 (9.35%) DevOps
6 10 (9.35%) Test Automation
7 9 (8.41%) Migration
7 9 (8.41%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.54%) BDD
8 7 (6.54%) Data Protection
8 7 (6.54%) TDD
9 6 (5.61%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (5.61%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.17%) Java
2 10 (9.35%) C
2 10 (9.35%) SQL
3 7 (6.54%) Python
4 4 (3.74%) C++
4 4 (3.74%) Java 8
5 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.80%) VB
6 2 (1.87%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.87%) CCSE
3 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) PSD2
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Firmware
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (4.67%) XenApp
2 4 (3.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) HP ALM
2 5 (4.67%) Data Guard
3 3 (2.80%) Ansible
3 3 (2.80%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.87%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (1.87%) Kibana
5 1 (0.93%) SCCM
5 1 (0.93%) SCOM
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 82 (76.64%) IBM
2 17 (15.89%) HP
3 10 (9.35%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.54%) Atlassian
4 7 (6.54%) Citrix
5 6 (5.61%) Oracle
6 5 (4.67%) F5
6 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.67%) Splunk
7 4 (3.74%) Google
7 4 (3.74%) VMware
8 2 (1.87%) Adobe
8 2 (1.87%) CA
8 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.87%) Cisco
8 2 (1.87%) IronPort
8 2 (1.87%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.87%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto