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 3 months to 27 March 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 / Scotland
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 115 122
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Contract jobs citing DataPower 2 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.58% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 1.91% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 3
Median daily rate - £288 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -42.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DataPower is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 572 784 743
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 32.63% 30.25% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 430 393
Median daily rate £358 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 26
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% +110.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £15.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £46.00 £53.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing DataPower as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Glasgow -14 2 - -
DataPower
UK

DataPower
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) J2EE
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
4 5 (45.45%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) Information Security
5 4 (36.36%) Bitbucket
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) SOAP
6 3 (27.27%) LDAP
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) CA
6 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
6 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
6 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 3 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal

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 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (18.18%) Confluence
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (9.09%) CICS
4 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 3 (27.27%) LDAP
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Bitbucket
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Gradle
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) Mockito
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Management Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) SOA Developer
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
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 6 (54.55%) J2EE
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Camel
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
4 2 (18.18%) REST
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Information Security
1 4 (36.36%) Microservices
2 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Flume
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
1 3 (27.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat