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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 519 550
Rank change year-on-year -22 +31  
Contract jobs citing DataPower 42 121 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.73% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 66 43
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £265 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14367 16563 16345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.99% 31.11% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9277 10795 9852
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 562 696
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DataPower in the UK

DataPower
Top 27 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 3 months to 27 March 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
England -17 40 £500 +11.11% 3
London +12 18 £525 +20.00% 1
Hertfordshire +2 8 £500 -
Watford +1 8 £500 -
East of England -4 8 £500 -
West Midlands +1 6 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +21 5 £500 +122.22% 1
West Yorkshire +21 4 - - 1
Uxbridge - 4 £513 -
Leeds - 4 - - 1
Coventry - 3 £450 - 1
Scotland +9 2 - -
Glasgow -14 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £475 -
North West +26 1 £338 -
Hampshire +11 1 - -
Havant -4 1 - -
South East -7 1 - -
East Midlands -13 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £338 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £500 -
Knutsford - 1 £338 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £500 -

DataPower
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 64 (82.05%) IBM
2 50 (64.10%) WebSphere
3 35 (44.87%) Java
4 31 (39.74%) IBM Integration Bus
5 26 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (30.77%) Unix
8 22 (28.21%) Middleware
9 21 (26.92%) Oracle
10 20 (25.64%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (24.36%) SOAP
12 18 (23.08%) Web Services
12 18 (23.08%) XML
13 17 (21.79%) OO
14 16 (20.51%) Linux
14 16 (20.51%) SQL
14 16 (20.51%) Finance
14 16 (20.51%) RESTful
15 14 (17.95%) AIX
15 14 (17.95%) SSL
16 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 13 (16.67%) JBoss
16 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 13 (16.67%) J2EE
16 13 (16.67%) REST
16 13 (16.67%) DevOps
17 12 (15.38%) .NET
18 11 (14.10%) LDAP
18 11 (14.10%) SOA
18 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills

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 50 (64.10%) WebSphere
2 20 (25.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (16.67%) JBoss
4 9 (11.54%) Apache
4 9 (11.54%) WebLogic
5 7 (8.97%) IIS
6 5 (6.41%) FileNet
6 5 (6.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (6.41%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (6.41%) WebSphere Process Server
7 4 (5.13%) Gentran
7 4 (5.13%) Liferay
7 4 (5.13%) Mule ESB
7 4 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (5.13%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (3.85%) GlassFish
8 3 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (3.85%) Mule
8 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
8 3 (3.85%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (6.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (6.41%) SAP HCM
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Boomi
1 5 (6.41%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) SSL
2 11 (14.10%) LDAP
3 9 (11.54%) Firewall
4 7 (8.97%) HTTPS
4 7 (8.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (8.97%) Network Security
5 5 (6.41%) HTTP
6 4 (5.13%) BGP
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (5.13%) DMVPN
6 4 (5.13%) DNS
6 4 (5.13%) EIGRP
6 4 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (5.13%) FTP
6 4 (5.13%) IOS XR
6 4 (5.13%) WLAN
7 3 (3.85%) Internet
7 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) DB2
2 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) DataStage
4 3 (3.85%) Big Data
4 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.56%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) JIRA
2 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.13%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.56%) Gradle
5 2 (2.56%) JUnit
5 2 (2.56%) Maven
5 2 (2.56%) Mockito
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.56%) Subversion
6 1 (1.28%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.28%) Firebug
6 1 (1.28%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Banking
2 7 (8.97%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) Architect
3 10 (12.82%) WebSphere Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Integration Architect
6 6 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) Integration Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) IBM Integration Bus
2 26 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 22 (28.21%) Middleware
4 19 (24.36%) SOAP
5 18 (23.08%) Web Services
5 18 (23.08%) XML
6 16 (20.51%) RESTful
7 13 (16.67%) J2EE
7 13 (16.67%) REST
8 12 (15.38%) .NET
9 10 (12.82%) JSON
10 9 (11.54%) XSLT
11 6 (7.69%) jQuery
12 5 (6.41%) Ajax
12 5 (6.41%) CSS
12 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
12 5 (6.41%) Java EE
12 5 (6.41%) JSP
12 5 (6.41%) Software Packaging
12 5 (6.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.56%) Clustering
5 2 (2.56%) Derivative
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Unix
2 16 (20.51%) Linux
3 14 (17.95%) AIX
4 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (11.54%) Windows
5 4 (5.13%) Solaris
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (2.56%) SUSE
6 2 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.56%) zOS
7 1 (1.28%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.79%) OO
3 13 (16.67%) DevOps
4 11 (14.10%) SOA
5 10 (12.82%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (11.54%) Open Source
7 8 (10.26%) API Development
7 8 (10.26%) UML
8 7 (8.97%) TDD
9 6 (7.69%) CRM
9 6 (7.69%) Workflow
10 5 (6.41%) Change Control
10 5 (6.41%) Microservices
10 5 (6.41%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (6.41%) Release Management
11 4 (5.13%) Analytics
11 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.13%) Data Transformation
11 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) Java
2 16 (20.51%) SQL
3 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.54%) Perl
5 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.56%) Groovy
7 2 (2.56%) Scala
8 1 (1.28%) C
8 1 (1.28%) C#
8 1 (1.28%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) CCNP
1 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) Degree
3 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.56%) Docker
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 5 (6.41%) Forum Sentry
2 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.41%) Puppet
2 5 (6.41%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.13%) FortiGate
3 4 (5.13%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (5.13%) OPNET
4 3 (3.85%) Ansible
4 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (82.05%) IBM
2 21 (26.92%) Oracle
3 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.54%) HP
5 8 (10.26%) SAP
6 7 (8.97%) Red Hat
7 6 (7.69%) Siebel
8 5 (6.41%) Axway
8 5 (6.41%) Cisco
8 5 (6.41%) Dell
8 5 (6.41%) F5
8 5 (6.41%) Informatica
8 5 (6.41%) Sun
9 4 (5.13%) Apigee
9 4 (5.13%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.13%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.13%) IBM Sterling
9 4 (5.13%) Motorola
9 4 (5.13%) Splunk
9 4 (5.13%) TippingPoint
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