The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Integration Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Integration Bus over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
UK / England
Rank 493 548 505
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -43
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 80 56 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.42% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 26 39
Median daily rate £500 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £298 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12942 13387 12722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.15% 29.24% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8946 9349 8686
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 241 170
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

IBM Integration Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing IBM Integration Bus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

IBM Integration Bus Jobs Demand Trend in England

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IBM Integration Bus Daily Rate Trend in England

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

IBM Integration Bus Daily Rate Histogram in England

IBM Integration Bus
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IBM Integration Bus Hourly Rate Trend in England

IBM Integration Bus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
London +49 53 £546 +21.38%
South East +27 19 £435 +3.88% 4
South West +5 3 £460 -22.03%
North West +17 2 £338 -
West Midlands -10 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £500 -
Midlands - 1 - -
IBM Integration Bus
UK

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 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 England region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 142 (86.06%) WebSphere
2 135 (81.82%) IBM
3 82 (49.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 79 (47.88%) Linux
5 71 (43.03%) Java
6 60 (36.36%) Oracle
7 55 (33.33%) Finance
8 49 (29.70%) Web Services
8 49 (29.70%) Middleware
9 48 (29.09%) Unix
9 48 (29.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 45 (27.27%) XML
11 38 (23.03%) SOA
12 36 (21.82%) Banking
13 34 (20.61%) Shell Script
13 34 (20.61%) REST
14 32 (19.39%) Perl
15 31 (18.79%) SOAP
15 31 (18.79%) Open Source
16 29 (17.58%) Security Cleared
16 29 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (16.97%) Windows
17 28 (16.97%) Red Hat
17 28 (16.97%) SSL
17 28 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
19 26 (15.76%) SC Cleared
20 25 (15.15%) AIX
21 24 (14.55%) JBoss
21 24 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 142 (86.06%) WebSphere
2 48 (29.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (14.55%) JBoss
4 23 (13.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 22 (13.33%) Tomcat
6 19 (11.52%) Apache Geronimo
6 19 (11.52%) Apache TomEE
7 18 (10.91%) WebLogic
8 13 (7.88%) MQSeries
8 13 (7.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 11 (6.67%) WebSphere Portal
10 10 (6.06%) Tuxedo
11 7 (4.24%) Apache
11 7 (4.24%) MQSI
11 7 (4.24%) WebLogic Portal
12 6 (3.64%) AquaLogic
12 6 (3.64%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (2.42%) FileNet
13 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
14 3 (1.82%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.24%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (3.64%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) GitHub
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.97%) SSL
2 15 (9.09%) HTTP
3 13 (7.88%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.45%) HTTPS
5 8 (4.85%) Firewall
6 5 (3.03%) LDAP
7 3 (1.82%) AMQP
7 3 (1.82%) DNS
7 3 (1.82%) Multicast
7 3 (1.82%) SMTP
7 3 (1.82%) SNMP
8 1 (0.61%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) Big Data
1 11 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.06%) DB2
3 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.61%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 7 (4.24%) JIRA
2 6 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.64%) Subversion
3 3 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.21%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.21%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.21%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.61%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.61%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 55 (33.33%) Finance
2 36 (21.82%) Banking
3 14 (8.48%) Retail
4 5 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Advertising
7 2 (1.21%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (21.21%) Architect
2 32 (19.39%) Developer
3 28 (16.97%) Integration Architect
4 25 (15.15%) WebSphere Specialist
5 20 (12.12%) Analyst
6 17 (10.30%) Lead Architect
7 13 (7.88%) WebSphere Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Consultant
9 9 (5.45%) Administrator
9 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 9 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
10 8 (4.85%) Integration Specialist
10 8 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.85%) WebSphere Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Solutions Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) WebSphere Administrator
12 6 (3.64%) Middleware Engineer
13 5 (3.03%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (49.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 49 (29.70%) Middleware
2 49 (29.70%) Web Services
3 45 (27.27%) XML
4 34 (20.61%) REST
5 31 (18.79%) SOAP
6 23 (13.94%) Oracle Fusion
7 22 (13.33%) JSON
8 20 (12.12%) J2EE
9 12 (7.27%) XSLT
10 8 (4.85%) .NET
10 8 (4.85%) JMS
10 8 (4.85%) XSD
11 7 (4.24%) HTML
11 7 (4.24%) JSF
11 7 (4.24%) WSDL
12 6 (3.64%) Ajax
12 6 (3.64%) CSS
13 4 (2.42%) Java EE
13 4 (2.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.91%) DataPower
3 14 (8.48%) Data Integration
4 12 (7.27%) iSeries
5 9 (5.45%) Clustering
6 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.82%) Equities
7 3 (1.82%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.82%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.21%) Biometrics
8 2 (1.21%) Derivative
8 2 (1.21%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.21%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.61%) RIA
9 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 79 (47.88%) Linux
2 48 (29.09%) Unix
3 28 (16.97%) Windows
4 25 (15.15%) AIX
5 24 (14.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (12.73%) Solaris
7 15 (9.09%) Windows Server
8 12 (7.27%) OS/390
9 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.03%) SOA
2 31 (18.79%) Open Source
3 29 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (10.91%) Service Design
6 17 (10.30%) Analytics
6 17 (10.30%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 16 (9.70%) API Integration
8 15 (9.09%) B2B
8 15 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 15 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 14 (8.48%) Problem Management
10 13 (7.88%) DevOps
10 13 (7.88%) ITIL
11 12 (7.27%) B2C
11 12 (7.27%) SDLC
12 11 (6.67%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (5.45%) Release Management
15 8 (4.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.03%) Java
2 34 (20.61%) Shell Script
3 32 (19.39%) Perl
4 19 (11.52%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.06%) XPath
6 9 (5.45%) C
6 9 (5.45%) C++
6 9 (5.45%) Jython
7 7 (4.24%) SQL
8 5 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.42%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.82%) Python
11 1 (0.61%) C#
11 1 (0.61%) Korn
11 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.21%) Degree
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) HL7
2 1 (0.61%) ISO15022
2 1 (0.61%) ISO20022
2 1 (0.61%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.61%) SEPA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.82%) Docker
3 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (11.52%) MOM
2 3 (1.82%) Puppet
3 2 (1.21%) Control-M
4 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.61%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 135 (81.82%) IBM
2 60 (36.36%) Oracle
3 28 (16.97%) Red Hat
4 27 (16.36%) Microsoft
5 24 (14.55%) MuleSoft
6 6 (3.64%) Axway
6 6 (3.64%) Sun
6 6 (3.64%) TIBCO
7 5 (3.03%) SAP
8 4 (2.42%) Fujitsu
9 3 (1.82%) Informatica
9 3 (1.82%) Kony
9 3 (1.82%) Serena
9 3 (1.82%) Splunk
10 2 (1.21%) ATG
10 2 (1.21%) BMC
10 2 (1.21%) Sybase
10 2 (1.21%) VMware
10 2 (1.21%) WorldPay
10 2 (1.21%) Yahoo!