The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 138 137
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Contract jobs citing DataPower 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.068% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.25% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £538 £413 £522
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.30% -20.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 717 785 767
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.41% 26.59% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 527 528
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 53
Median hourly rate £43.75 £25.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.26% -22.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataPower in the South West

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DataPower in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataPower in the South West

DataPower
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Wiltshire - 4 £538 -
Bristol - 2 £363 -
DataPower
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 South West region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) BPMN
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Use Case
5 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Software AG
5 2 (33.33%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) BPEL
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
6 1 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (16.67%) Logistics
6 1 (16.67%) Content Management
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) SOAP
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Unisys
6 1 (16.67%) WSDL
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers

DataPower
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Middleware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Architect
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) BPMN
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Use Case
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BPEL
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Software AG
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Unisys