The table below looks at the prevalence of the term DataPower in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DataPower over the 3 months to 29 June 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
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 137 106
Contract jobs citing DataPower 0 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.17% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.66% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
West Midlands median daily rate - £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.07%  
England median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 597 755 636
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.98% 25.18% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 602 508
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
10th Percentile £162 £205 £205
90th Percentile £500 £544 £500
England median daily rate £468 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.73% +3.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 54
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £15.21 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.51% -8.40%  
10th Percentile £10.06 £10.75 £10.15
90th Percentile £39.60 £23.60 £40.13
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.14% +17.56%  

DataPower
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing DataPower as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DataPower in the West Midlands

DataPower
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DataPower in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DataPower.

1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Liferay
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ

DataPower
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (33.33%) Liferay
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Middleware
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle