The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Integration Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 139 188 202
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +14
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.078% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% 0.26% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate £450 £450 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £496 £450
% change year-on-year
-14.35% +10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IBM Integration Bus
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
990 1564 1731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.46% 30.54% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 1258 1292
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

IBM Integration Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IBM Integration Bus Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

IBM Integration Bus Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IBM Integration Bus
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus across the City of London region.

IBM Integration Bus Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IBM Integration Bus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Integration Bus.

1 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (81.25%) Unix
3 11 (68.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (68.75%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) Java
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle
5 9 (56.25%) Middleware
6 7 (43.75%) IBM
7 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
7 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) SOA
8 5 (31.25%) XSLT
8 5 (31.25%) Ant
8 5 (31.25%) Financial Institution
8 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (25.00%) XML
9 4 (25.00%) Perl
10 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 3 (18.75%) Sybase
10 3 (18.75%) XSD
10 3 (18.75%) MySQL
10 3 (18.75%) Web Services
10 3 (18.75%) Solaris
10 3 (18.75%) ETL
10 3 (18.75%) Apache
10 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
10 3 (18.75%) Python

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing IBM Integration Bus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Integration Bus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (12.50%) WMQI
5 1 (6.25%) IIS
5 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Ant
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Gerrit
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
2 3 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 2 (12.50%) ClearCase
3 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Financial Institution
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Deployment Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Middleware Developer
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (56.25%) Middleware
3 5 (31.25%) XSLT
4 4 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (18.75%) FpML
5 3 (18.75%) LAMP
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XSD
6 2 (12.50%) FIXML
6 2 (12.50%) J2EE
6 2 (12.50%) JRules
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (12.50%) WebCenter
6 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
7 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Hedge funds
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Equities
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) SOA
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) AOP
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) BPMN
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) EAI
5 1 (6.25%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Python
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Control-M
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) Informatica
3 3 (18.75%) Sybase
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) WorldPay
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) Charles River
5 1 (6.25%) Fiserv
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft