Period
to 2 June 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataPower over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 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
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 586 754 795
Rank change year-on-year +168 +41 -41
Contract jobs citing DataPower 22 88 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.097% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 41 42
Median daily rate £453 £475 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.74% -1.81% -0.77%
10th Percentile £425 £326 £358
90th Percentile £594 £630 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +9.47% +1.06% +4.44%
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 following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14,800 29,033 32,863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.52% 32.03% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,078 18,601 21,356
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £281 £268
90th Percentile £700 £663 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £403
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 1,008 1,033
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% -6.82% +10.58%
10th Percentile £13.04 £11.75 £11.80
90th Percentile £54.00 £51.25 £50.73
Median hourly rate £22.39 £18.35 £21.50
% change year-on-year +22.06% -14.67% +19.44%

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DataPower as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DataPower in the UK

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DataPower.

Daily rate trend for DataPower in the UK

DataPower
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DataPower over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DataPower in the UK

DataPower
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DataPower within the UK over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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
England +180 20 £450 -10.00% 1
London +183 14 £450 -18.18% 1
UK excluding London +124 8 £520 +9.47%
South East +113 6 £488 -11.36%
Scotland +38 2 £595 +32.15%

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 with a requirement for DataPower.

1 19 (86.36%) IBM
2 8 (36.36%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SOAP
3 7 (31.82%) Web Services
3 7 (31.82%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) XSLT
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) AWS
4 6 (27.27%) Banking
4 6 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (27.27%) Middleware
5 5 (22.73%) CA
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 5 (22.73%) Java EE
5 5 (22.73%) REST
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (18.18%) SSL
6 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Microservices
7 3 (13.64%) F5
7 3 (13.64%) IaaS
7 3 (13.64%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (13.64%) Apigee
7 3 (13.64%) Single Sign-On

DataPower
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (13.64%) Confluence
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) CICS
4 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (13.64%) Apigee
2 3 (13.64%) Azure
2 3 (13.64%) IaaS
2 3 (13.64%) PaaS
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 2 (9.09%) GCP
4 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) SSL
3 3 (13.64%) BIG-IP
3 3 (13.64%) HTTP
3 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
4 1 (4.55%) DMZ
4 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
1 1 (4.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Integration Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Middleware Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) CRM Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Data Scientist
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Integration Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) SOAP
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) XML
2 7 (31.82%) XSLT
3 6 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
3 6 (27.27%) Middleware
4 5 (22.73%) Java EE
4 5 (22.73%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) EJB
5 3 (13.64%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.64%) JPA
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) LDAP
5 3 (13.64%) OAuth
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) Vert.x
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) AIX
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) Microservices
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Automation
4 3 (13.64%) Kanban
4 3 (13.64%) PLM
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) B2B
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Groovy
3 2 (9.09%) XPath
4 1 (4.55%) R
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (13.64%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) CA
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) F5
5 2 (9.09%) Google
5 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.55%) Axway
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
6 1 (4.55%) Pardot
6 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.55%) Splunk