Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 763 712 639
Rank change year-on-year -51 -73 +120
Contract jobs citing DataPower 133 174 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.50% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 99 157
UK median daily rate £513 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £338 £263 £400
90th Percentile £613 £533 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £420 £475
% change year-on-year +8.63% -11.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 34732 34740 37265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.70% 33.09% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23048 22773 23696
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1200 1471
UK median hourly rate £20.63 £20.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +5.13% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DataPower in the UK

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataPower in the UK

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DataPower over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataPower in the UK

DataPower
Top 15 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 24 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
England -33 114 £513 +20.59% 3
UK excluding London +34 94 £456 +8.63% 3
London -47 38 £551 +29.53% 2
North of England +55 22 £450 +1.81% 1
Scotland -11 16 £525 +25.00% 2
East of England +13 15 £450 -10.00%
South East +8 15 £340 -24.02%
Midlands +17 12 £563 +40.63%
South West +8 11 £575 +39.39%
North West - 9 £470 -
Yorkshire +18 8 £450 -7.69% 1
West Midlands +16 8 £600 +50.00%
North East +60 5 £398 +24.22%
East Midlands -11 4 £531 +32.81%
Wales - 3 £450 -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for DataPower.

1 106 (79.70%) IBM
2 62 (46.62%) Java
2 62 (46.62%) WebSphere
3 44 (33.08%) XML
4 37 (27.82%) Firewall
5 36 (27.07%) Linux
5 36 (27.07%) IBM Integration Bus
6 34 (25.56%) Oracle
6 34 (25.56%) DevOps
7 33 (24.81%) Unix
8 31 (23.31%) WebSphere MQ
9 30 (22.56%) SQL
10 29 (21.80%) XSLT
10 29 (21.80%) SOA
11 27 (20.30%) SSL
12 25 (18.80%) WebSphere Application Server
13 24 (18.05%) Middleware
14 23 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (16.54%) IIS
15 22 (16.54%) Apache
15 22 (16.54%) Web Services
16 21 (15.79%) Tomcat
16 21 (15.79%) .NET
16 21 (15.79%) Banking
17 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
18 19 (14.29%) JBoss
18 19 (14.29%) JSON
19 18 (13.53%) SOAP
19 18 (13.53%) Microservices
20 17 (12.78%) F5

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 62 (46.62%) WebSphere
2 25 (18.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 22 (16.54%) Apache
3 22 (16.54%) IIS
4 21 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 19 (14.29%) JBoss
6 11 (8.27%) CICS
7 7 (5.26%) WebLogic
8 6 (4.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (3.76%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (3.76%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (3.01%) FileNet
10 4 (3.01%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (2.26%) Apache Pig
11 3 (2.26%) Confluence
11 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.50%) Oracle Application Server
12 2 (1.50%) PegaRULES
13 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.50%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.03%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.77%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (5.26%) IaaS
4 7 (5.26%) PaaS
5 5 (3.76%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.26%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.50%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.50%) Boomi
7 2 (1.50%) GitHub
7 2 (1.50%) SaaS
7 2 (1.50%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (27.82%) Firewall
2 27 (20.30%) SSL
3 16 (12.03%) BIG-IP
4 14 (10.53%) HTTP
4 14 (10.53%) LDAP
5 13 (9.77%) Internet
6 12 (9.02%) SMTP
7 10 (7.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (7.52%) FTP
8 9 (6.77%) NetScaler
9 7 (5.26%) Network Security
9 7 (5.26%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.76%) HTTPS
10 5 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (3.01%) Intranet
11 4 (3.01%) SSH
12 2 (1.50%) MQTT
12 2 (1.50%) VPN
12 2 (1.50%) WAN
13 1 (0.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) DB2
2 10 (7.52%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.51%) Big Data
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.76%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.01%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (2.26%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.26%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.50%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.75%) Redis
9 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.28%) JIRA
2 14 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 11 (8.27%) Artifactory
4 10 (7.52%) Bitbucket
4 10 (7.52%) webpack
5 8 (6.02%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.02%) SoapUI
6 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.26%) Maven
6 7 (5.26%) Subversion
6 7 (5.26%) XMLSpy
7 6 (4.51%) GitLab
8 5 (3.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.76%) JMeter
8 5 (3.76%) Selenium
9 4 (3.01%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.50%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.50%) T4 Templates
10 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (15.79%) Banking
2 13 (9.77%) Finance
3 6 (4.51%) Retail
4 5 (3.76%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) Developer
2 22 (16.54%) Architect
3 21 (15.79%) Consultant
4 15 (11.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (9.77%) Integration Architect
6 11 (8.27%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 8 (6.02%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) WebSphere Architect
9 5 (3.76%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Integration Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Java Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.76%) Java Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Linux Consultant
9 5 (3.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) Support Specialist
9 5 (3.76%) WebSphere Developer
10 3 (2.26%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (2.26%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.08%) XML
2 36 (27.07%) IBM Integration Bus
3 31 (23.31%) WebSphere MQ
4 29 (21.80%) XSLT
5 24 (18.05%) Middleware
6 22 (16.54%) Web Services
7 21 (15.79%) .NET
8 19 (14.29%) JSON
9 18 (13.53%) SOAP
10 15 (11.28%) REST
10 15 (11.28%) Spring
11 14 (10.53%) Node.js
12 13 (9.77%) React
12 13 (9.77%) RESTful
13 12 (9.02%) J2EE
13 12 (9.02%) Spring Boot
14 10 (7.52%) Ajax
14 10 (7.52%) Java EE
14 10 (7.52%) jQuery
15 9 (6.77%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Mainframe
2 12 (9.02%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (8.27%) PKI
4 10 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.51%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.76%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.50%) Clustering
8 2 (1.50%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.50%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) PDA
9 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.07%) Linux
2 33 (24.81%) Unix
3 17 (12.78%) Windows
4 16 (12.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.02%) AIX
5 8 (6.02%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.50%) Solaris
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.75%) SUSE
7 1 (0.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.56%) DevOps
2 29 (21.80%) SOA
3 23 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.53%) Microservices
5 15 (11.28%) API Development
6 14 (10.53%) EAI
7 12 (9.02%) High Availability
8 11 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.52%) Analytics
9 10 (7.52%) B2B
9 10 (7.52%) Change Control
9 10 (7.52%) Integration Testing
9 10 (7.52%) OO
10 9 (6.77%) Data Security
10 9 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (6.02%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 7 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (4.51%) ITIL
13 6 (4.51%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.62%) Java
2 30 (22.56%) SQL
3 20 (15.04%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.02%) Perl
5 10 (7.52%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.77%) ActionScript
6 9 (6.77%) ActionScript 2.0
6 9 (6.77%) ActionScript 3.0
7 6 (4.51%) Lua
8 4 (3.01%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.26%) Groovy
10 2 (1.50%) C#
10 2 (1.50%) COBOL
10 2 (1.50%) Korn
10 2 (1.50%) Python
10 2 (1.50%) XPath
11 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.75%) C
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) Degree
1 4 (3.01%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.26%) IBM Certification
2 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.02%) Puppet
2 11 (8.27%) Forum Sentry
3 10 (7.52%) Ansible
3 10 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.02%) Tivoli
4 8 (6.02%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 5 (3.76%) Graylog
5 5 (3.76%) logstash
5 5 (3.76%) Nagios
5 5 (3.76%) Rundeck
6 3 (2.26%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 106 (79.70%) IBM
2 34 (25.56%) Oracle
3 17 (12.78%) F5
4 15 (11.28%) Adobe
5 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
5 13 (9.77%) Red Hat
6 11 (8.27%) webMethods
7 10 (7.52%) Green Hat
8 9 (6.77%) Citrix
9 8 (6.02%) Siebel
10 7 (5.26%) CA
10 7 (5.26%) Informatica
10 7 (5.26%) SAP
10 7 (5.26%) Teradata
11 6 (4.51%) Splunk
12 5 (3.76%) Axway
12 5 (3.76%) HP
12 5 (3.76%) Imperva
12 5 (3.76%) Serena
12 5 (3.76%) Sun