The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Integration Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Integration Bus over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank - 66 61
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.37% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.59% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
IBM Integration Bus
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 189 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.68% 23.39% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 140 103
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -53.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

IBM Integration Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

IBM Integration Bus Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus across the Birmingham region.

IBM Integration Bus Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham