Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 154 169
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 +10
Contract jobs citing DataPower 18 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.69% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 2.01% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 13
Scotland median daily rate £525 £420 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.19% -2.63%
10th Percentile £413 £227 £412
90th Percentile £538 £444 £580
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +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 1463 1490 1918
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.57% 34.33% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 876 936
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £210 £233 £211
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 63
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -3.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £20.66 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.46% +6.41% +8.33%

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 19 November 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
Edinburgh -1 12 £525 +22.24%
Glasgow -22 3 £425 +22.30%
West Dunbartonshire -4 2 £425 +1.19%
DataPower
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (66.67%) Unix
1 12 (66.67%) IBM
1 12 (66.67%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Java
3 9 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (44.44%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) XSLT
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (33.33%) SSL
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) SOAP
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) IIS
7 5 (27.78%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) J2EE
7 5 (27.78%) EJB
7 5 (27.78%) JBoss
7 5 (27.78%) Apache
7 5 (27.78%) LDAP
7 5 (27.78%) HTTP
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
7 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
7 5 (27.78%) JPA

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 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 9 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 5 (27.78%) JBoss
3 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (5.56%) CICS
6 1 (5.56%) Confluence
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) IaaS
1 5 (27.78%) PaaS
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) SSL
3 5 (27.78%) HTTP
3 5 (27.78%) LDAP
3 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
4 4 (22.22%) HTTPS
4 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (11.11%) Intranet
7 1 (5.56%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) XMLSpy
General
1 12 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
1 3 (16.67%) Developer
1 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Platform Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Platform Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Server Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Server Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) XML
1 8 (44.44%) XSLT
2 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) Ajax
3 5 (27.78%) EJB
3 5 (27.78%) EJB 3.0
3 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
3 5 (27.78%) J2EE
3 5 (27.78%) Java EE
3 5 (27.78%) JPA
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) RESTful
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) WSDL
5 2 (11.11%) XSD
6 1 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Unix
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Change Control
2 4 (22.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Content Management
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Runbook
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) EAI
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
1 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) F5
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) Imperva
4 3 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.56%) SAP