Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 751 716 689
Rank change year-on-year -35 -27 +59
Contract jobs citing DataPower 118 114 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.37% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 136
UK median daily rate £513 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -5.56% -0.06%
10th Percentile £322 £263 £300
90th Percentile £613 £527 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +10.59% -5.56% -
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 33,624 30,912 35,346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.38% 32.71% 32.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,499 20,177 22,775
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 999 1,097 1,330
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.74% +17.50%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £47.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.79 £18.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.05% -5.30% +18.69%

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 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataPower in the UK

DataPower
Top 14 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 19 February 2018. 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 +3 109 £513 +20.59% 5
UK excluding London +25 80 £470 +10.59% 7
London -62 35 £550 +41.94% 2
North of England +37 20 £470 +17.50%
East of England -1 17 £450 -5.26%
South East +1 16 £350 -21.79% 3
South West - 12 £575 -
Yorkshire 0 10 - -
North West +22 9 £470 +39.26%
Midlands -2 8 £600 +33.33%
Scotland -30 7 £525 +50.00% 4
West Midlands +5 6 £625 +38.89%
East Midlands +2 2 £513 +28.13%
North East +37 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 101 (85.59%) IBM
2 60 (50.85%) WebSphere
3 55 (46.61%) Java
4 40 (33.90%) XML
5 38 (32.20%) IBM Integration Bus
6 34 (28.81%) Firewall
7 32 (27.12%) SOA
8 28 (23.73%) SQL
9 27 (22.88%) Linux
9 27 (22.88%) WebSphere MQ
10 26 (22.03%) DevOps
11 25 (21.19%) Middleware
12 24 (20.34%) XSLT
13 23 (19.49%) Oracle
14 22 (18.64%) SSL
14 22 (18.64%) JSON
15 20 (16.95%) Banking
15 20 (16.95%) Web Services
16 19 (16.10%) Apache
16 19 (16.10%) WebSphere Application Server
16 19 (16.10%) IIS
17 18 (15.25%) Tomcat
18 17 (14.41%) SOAP
18 17 (14.41%) Unix
18 17 (14.41%) Microservices
18 17 (14.41%) API Development
19 16 (13.56%) Mainframe
19 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (13.56%) Node.js
20 15 (12.71%) REST

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 60 (50.85%) WebSphere
2 19 (16.10%) Apache
2 19 (16.10%) IIS
2 19 (16.10%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (15.25%) Tomcat
4 15 (12.71%) CICS
5 11 (9.32%) JBoss
6 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.69%) Confluence
7 2 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.85%) FileNet
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.85%) PegaRULES
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.69%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.63%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.54%) IaaS
5 3 (2.54%) PaaS
6 2 (1.69%) Boomi
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 2 (1.69%) SaaS
6 2 (1.69%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.81%) Firewall
2 22 (18.64%) SSL
3 14 (11.86%) SMTP
4 12 (10.17%) BIG-IP
5 11 (9.32%) FTP
5 11 (9.32%) HTTP
6 10 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (8.47%) Internet
7 6 (5.08%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.24%) SSH
9 4 (3.39%) Network Security
9 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.54%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.69%) MQTT
11 2 (1.69%) WAN
12 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.85%) IPsec
12 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) DB2
2 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
3 7 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.08%) Big Data
4 6 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.69%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.69%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.69%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) TeamCity
2 11 (9.32%) JIRA
3 10 (8.47%) webpack
4 9 (7.63%) Artifactory
4 9 (7.63%) Bitbucket
4 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (5.93%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.93%) Selenium
5 7 (5.93%) Subversion
6 6 (5.08%) GitLab
6 6 (5.08%) JMeter
7 5 (4.24%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.54%) Maven
8 3 (2.54%) XMLSpy
9 2 (1.69%) IBM UrbanCode
10 1 (0.85%) Gradle
10 1 (0.85%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.85%) Protractor
10 1 (0.85%) T4 Templates
General
1 20 (16.95%) Banking
2 10 (8.47%) Finance
3 5 (4.24%) Retail
3 5 (4.24%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (26.27%) Developer
2 20 (16.95%) Consultant
3 19 (16.10%) Architect
4 11 (9.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) DevOps Consultant
6 7 (5.93%) Integration Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Integration Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Java Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Linux Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) WebSphere Architect
8 5 (4.24%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (3.39%) Support Specialist
10 3 (2.54%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.54%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.90%) XML
2 38 (32.20%) IBM Integration Bus
3 27 (22.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 25 (21.19%) Middleware
5 24 (20.34%) XSLT
6 22 (18.64%) JSON
7 20 (16.95%) Web Services
8 17 (14.41%) SOAP
9 16 (13.56%) Node.js
10 15 (12.71%) .NET
10 15 (12.71%) REST
11 13 (11.02%) Spring
12 11 (9.32%) React
12 11 (9.32%) RESTful
12 11 (9.32%) Spring Boot
13 10 (8.47%) cXML
13 10 (8.47%) ebXML
13 10 (8.47%) EDI
13 10 (8.47%) J2EE
13 10 (8.47%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Mainframe
2 12 (10.17%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.78%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.78%) PKI
4 6 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.69%) Clustering
6 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) Linux
2 17 (14.41%) Unix
3 13 (11.02%) Windows
4 7 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.54%) AIX
5 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.12%) SOA
2 26 (22.03%) DevOps
3 17 (14.41%) API Development
3 17 (14.41%) Microservices
4 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (10.17%) EAI
5 12 (10.17%) High Availability
6 10 (8.47%) B2B
6 10 (8.47%) Data Security
7 9 (7.63%) Analytics
8 7 (5.93%) Integration Testing
8 7 (5.93%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.93%) OO
8 7 (5.93%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Management
9 6 (5.08%) ITIL
9 6 (5.08%) Open Source
9 6 (5.08%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (46.61%) Java
2 28 (23.73%) SQL
3 15 (12.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.47%) ActionScript
4 10 (8.47%) ActionScript 2.0
4 10 (8.47%) ActionScript 3.0
5 7 (5.93%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.08%) Lua
7 5 (4.24%) XPath
8 4 (3.39%) Perl
8 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.69%) Groovy
10 1 (0.85%) C
10 1 (0.85%) C#
10 1 (0.85%) Python
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (5.93%) IBM Certification
2 3 (2.54%) CCSE
2 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.47%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 15 (12.71%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.78%) Ansible
1 8 (6.78%) Puppet
1 8 (6.78%) Single Sign-On
1 8 (6.78%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.93%) Forum Sentry
2 7 (5.93%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (5.93%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 6 (5.08%) Graylog
3 6 (5.08%) logstash
3 6 (5.08%) Nagios
3 6 (5.08%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.85%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 101 (85.59%) IBM
2 23 (19.49%) Oracle
3 14 (11.86%) F5
4 10 (8.47%) Adobe
4 10 (8.47%) webMethods
5 9 (7.63%) Green Hat
5 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.93%) CA
6 7 (5.93%) Splunk
6 7 (5.93%) Teradata
7 6 (5.08%) Citrix
7 6 (5.08%) Micro Focus
7 6 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.08%) Serena
8 4 (3.39%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.39%) Cisco
8 4 (3.39%) IronPort
8 4 (3.39%) SAP
9 3 (2.54%) Altova
9 3 (2.54%) Siebel