Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 741 670
Rank change year-on-year -50 -71 +20
Contract jobs citing DataPower 97 94 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.31% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 115
UK median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £358 £319 £291
90th Percentile £590 £556 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £450 £431
% change year-on-year +1.67% +4.35% +1.47%
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 34,305 30,513 35,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.79% 33.75% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,480 19,798 23,181
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £634 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,074 1,070 1,188
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -2.38% +16.80%
10th Percentile £11.77 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.96 £21.00
% change year-on-year +13.40% -9.71% +20.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -55 78 £484 -3.25% 14
UK excluding London -30 57 £458 +1.67% 14
London -57 29 £506 -3.57% 7
North of England -16 16 £475 +5.56%
South East -16 13 £493 - 2
Midlands -5 9 £443 -1.67% 1
Yorkshire -16 8 £550 +15.79%
Scotland -30 8 £388 -11.43% 7
South West +7 7 £398 -26.05% 1
West Midlands -24 7 £385 -14.44% 1
North East - 6 £428 -
East of England -4 4 - - 3
East Midlands +2 2 £500 -
North West -19 2 £500 +26.98%

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 76 (78.35%) IBM
2 53 (54.64%) WebSphere
3 37 (38.14%) Java
4 33 (34.02%) Web Services
5 32 (32.99%) WebSphere Application Server
6 31 (31.96%) SOA
7 30 (30.93%) XML
8 29 (29.90%) Linux
9 27 (27.84%) WebSphere MQ
9 27 (27.84%) IBM Integration Bus
10 26 (26.80%) SQL
11 25 (25.77%) Unix
12 24 (24.74%) SOAP
12 24 (24.74%) Middleware
12 24 (24.74%) REST
13 23 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (23.71%) Microservices
14 20 (20.62%) Banking
14 20 (20.62%) Finance
15 19 (19.59%) JSON
16 17 (17.53%) SSL
16 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (13.40%) Network Security
20 12 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
20 12 (12.37%) RESTful
20 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
20 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
20 12 (12.37%) Puppet

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 53 (54.64%) WebSphere
2 32 (32.99%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (8.25%) JBoss
4 6 (6.19%) Apache
4 6 (6.19%) FileNet
4 6 (6.19%) IIS
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (6.19%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.12%) CICS
6 3 (3.09%) Confluence
6 3 (3.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.06%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.06%) Mule
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.03%) JRun
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.03%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (11.34%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.12%) Force.com
2 4 (4.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.09%) OpenShift
3 3 (3.09%) PaaS
4 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.03%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.53%) SSL
2 13 (13.40%) Network Security
3 10 (10.31%) Firewall
4 7 (7.22%) SMTP
4 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.19%) HTTP
5 6 (6.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (5.15%) SSH
7 3 (3.09%) FTP
7 3 (3.09%) Internet
7 3 (3.09%) SNMP
7 3 (3.09%) VLAN
8 2 (2.06%) DNS
8 2 (2.06%) IPsec
8 2 (2.06%) VPN
9 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.03%) Intranet
9 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.22%) DB2
2 6 (6.19%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) DataStage
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.03%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.12%) Subversion
3 3 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.09%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.09%) Gradle
3 3 (3.09%) JUnit
3 3 (3.09%) Maven
3 3 (3.09%) Mockito
3 3 (3.09%) Selenium
4 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.06%) JIRA
4 2 (2.06%) Protractor
5 1 (1.03%) FxCop
5 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.03%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (20.62%) Banking
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Architect
2 14 (14.43%) Developer
3 13 (13.40%) Integration Specialist
4 12 (12.37%) Middleware Specialist
5 10 (10.31%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (7.22%) Integration Architect
6 7 (7.22%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Integration Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Architect
10 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Specialist
11 2 (2.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.02%) Web Services
2 30 (30.93%) XML
3 27 (27.84%) IBM Integration Bus
3 27 (27.84%) WebSphere MQ
4 24 (24.74%) Middleware
4 24 (24.74%) REST
4 24 (24.74%) SOAP
5 19 (19.59%) JSON
6 12 (12.37%) JMS
6 12 (12.37%) LDAP
6 12 (12.37%) RESTful
7 11 (11.34%) J2EE
8 8 (8.25%) Node.js
9 7 (7.22%) Spring
9 7 (7.22%) XSLT
10 6 (6.19%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.19%) Software Packaging
11 5 (5.15%) .NET
11 5 (5.15%) React
11 5 (5.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) PKI
2 6 (6.19%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.15%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.06%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.90%) Linux
2 25 (25.77%) Unix
3 14 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.28%) AIX
4 9 (9.28%) Windows
5 2 (2.06%) Check Point GAiA
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) SOA
2 23 (23.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.71%) Microservices
3 16 (16.49%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (11.34%) DevOps
5 11 (11.34%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (9.28%) OO
6 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.28%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.19%) Workflow
8 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
8 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.15%) Master Data Management
8 5 (5.15%) TDD
9 4 (4.12%) Decision-Making
9 4 (4.12%) People Management
9 4 (4.12%) SDLC
9 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.12%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.14%) Java
2 26 (26.80%) SQL
3 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.19%) Perl
5 5 (5.15%) XPath
6 4 (4.12%) C
6 4 (4.12%) Java 8
7 2 (2.06%) C++
7 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.03%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.03%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.03%) C#
8 1 (1.03%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
1 12 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 4 (4.12%) IBM Certification
4 3 (3.09%) CCSE
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) PMO
2 1 (1.03%) COBIT
2 1 (1.03%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 7 (7.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) Puppet
2 7 (7.22%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.19%) Ansible
3 6 (6.19%) Forum Sentry
3 6 (6.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 4 (4.12%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
5 3 (3.09%) Netcool
5 3 (3.09%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.06%) SCCM
6 2 (2.06%) SCOM
7 1 (1.03%) Automic
7 1 (1.03%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (1.03%) Graylog
7 1 (1.03%) logstash
7 1 (1.03%) Nagios
7 1 (1.03%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 76 (78.35%) IBM
2 12 (12.37%) Informatica
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle
3 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.19%) Axway
4 6 (6.19%) HP
4 6 (6.19%) Siebel
4 6 (6.19%) Sun
5 5 (5.15%) F5
6 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.12%) Pardot
6 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.09%) CA
7 3 (3.09%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.09%) Cisco
7 3 (3.09%) Citrix
7 3 (3.09%) IronPort
8 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.06%) VMware
9 1 (1.03%) Serena