Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataPower over the 6 months to 14 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 > Scotland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 172 160
Rank change year-on-year -22 -12 +10
Contract jobs citing DataPower 11 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.38% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.26% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Scotland median daily rate £456 £525 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.10% +25.00% -9.19%
10th Percentile £418 £413 £227
90th Percentile £499 £538 £444
UK median daily rate £470 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -6.00% +17.65% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland 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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,566 1,505 1,580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.25% 30.11% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 774 929
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -2.44%
10th Percentile £218 £208 £240
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 48
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% -31.91% +88.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £45.10 £49.13
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for DataPower in Scotland

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataPower in Scotland

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 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
Edinburgh -8 7 - -
Glasgow -17 4 £456 +7.35%
DataPower
UK

For the 6 months to 14 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) CA
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 5 (45.45%) JIRA
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (45.45%) Microservices
6 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 4 (36.36%) RESTful
6 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) Node.js
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 4 (36.36%) Selenium
6 4 (36.36%) Atlassian
6 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 4 (36.36%) SilkTest
6 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
6 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) Protractor
7 3 (27.27%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) J2EE
7 3 (27.27%) UML
7 3 (27.27%) OOP
7 3 (27.27%) OO

DataPower
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) Protractor
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) SilkTest
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IAM Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Server Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Node.js
1 4 (36.36%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) Java EE
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Microservices
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 3 (27.27%) BPR
4 3 (27.27%) Business Process Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) KYC
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
6 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (54.55%) CA
3 4 (36.36%) Atlassian
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Okta