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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Integration Bus over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 527 506 516
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 64 76 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.61% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 20
Average daily rate £425 £489 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £381 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £493 £456
% change year-on-year
-12.18% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IBM Integration Bus
UK

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
13537 12544 12153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.63% 26.94% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9469 8463 7738
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 177 251
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.65 £46.33 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

IBM Integration Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 21 £350 -27.27% 2
North West 0 12 £450 - 2
South East - 9 £425 - 4
East Midlands -13 7 £410 -
West Midlands -23 6 £413 -5.17%
Yorkshire -11 5 £500 +60.00% 1
South West -13 2 £375 -27.18% 1
North East - 2 £413 -
IBM Integration Bus
UK

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 159 (95.78%) WebSphere
2 108 (65.06%) IBM
3 83 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 72 (43.37%) Middleware
5 62 (37.35%) Linux
6 60 (36.14%) Unix
7 55 (33.13%) Oracle
8 52 (31.33%) AIX
9 48 (28.92%) Finance
10 47 (28.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 45 (27.11%) Java
12 39 (23.49%) HTTP
13 38 (22.89%) DB2
13 38 (22.89%) DataPower
14 37 (22.29%) SSL
15 35 (21.08%) Windows
16 33 (19.88%) Solaris
17 32 (19.28%) Shell Script
18 30 (18.07%) WebLogic
19 27 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
20 26 (15.66%) Web Services
20 26 (15.66%) Perl
21 24 (14.46%) SOA
22 22 (13.25%) TCP/IP
22 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
22 22 (13.25%) SOAP
23 20 (12.05%) Security Cleared
23 20 (12.05%) XML
23 20 (12.05%) Configuration Management
24 19 (11.45%) J2EE

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 159 (95.78%) WebSphere
2 47 (28.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (18.07%) WebLogic
4 15 (9.04%) MQSeries
5 13 (7.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (6.02%) AquaLogic
6 10 (6.02%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (6.02%) Tuxedo
7 7 (4.22%) Apache
8 6 (3.61%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (3.01%) CICS
9 5 (3.01%) JBoss
9 5 (3.01%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.20%) WMQI
12 1 (0.60%) IIS
12 1 (0.60%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (6.02%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.20%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.60%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.49%) HTTP
2 37 (22.29%) SSL
3 22 (13.25%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.63%) FTP
5 10 (6.02%) DNS
6 8 (4.82%) SMTP
6 8 (4.82%) SNMP
6 8 (4.82%) SSH
7 5 (3.01%) LDAP
8 1 (0.60%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.89%) DB2
2 7 (4.22%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.41%) Big Data
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.81%) DataStage
4 3 (1.81%) MySQL
5 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (6.02%) ClearCase
2 9 (5.42%) Subversion
3 8 (4.82%) ClearQuest
4 6 (3.61%) Ant
4 6 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.41%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.41%) Maven
6 3 (1.81%) Gerrit
6 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.81%) JIRA
6 3 (1.81%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.81%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.81%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.60%) JMeter
8 1 (0.60%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.60%) Selenium
8 1 (0.60%) TestComplete
General
1 48 (28.92%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Banking
3 13 (7.83%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.61%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.61%) Retail
5 4 (2.41%) Back Office
6 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (21.08%) Consultant
2 33 (19.88%) Developer
3 22 (13.25%) WebSphere Consultant
4 20 (12.05%) Architect
5 19 (11.45%) Administrator
6 14 (8.43%) Analyst
6 14 (8.43%) WebSphere Developer
7 13 (7.83%) Middleware Engineer
8 12 (7.23%) Applications Support
8 12 (7.23%) Middleware Developer
9 10 (6.02%) Designer
9 10 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.42%) Middleware Analyst
11 8 (4.82%) Integration Architect
11 8 (4.82%) WebSphere Administrator
11 8 (4.82%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
12 7 (4.22%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
13 6 (3.61%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (3.61%) WebSphere Specialist
14 5 (3.01%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 72 (43.37%) Middleware
3 26 (15.66%) Web Services
4 22 (13.25%) SOAP
5 20 (12.05%) XML
6 19 (11.45%) J2EE
7 15 (9.04%) JMS
8 10 (6.02%) XSLT
9 9 (5.42%) REST
10 8 (4.82%) XSD
11 7 (4.22%) WSDL
12 4 (2.41%) .NET
12 4 (2.41%) HTML
12 4 (2.41%) XML Schema
13 3 (1.81%) BAPI
13 3 (1.81%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (1.81%) FpML
13 3 (1.81%) LAMP
14 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
14 2 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.89%) DataPower
2 27 (16.27%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.24%) Mainframe
4 14 (8.43%) Clustering
5 7 (4.22%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.61%) Equities
6 6 (3.61%) iSeries
7 5 (3.01%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.01%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.41%) Contactless
9 3 (1.81%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.81%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.81%) Derivative
9 3 (1.81%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.81%) PKI
9 3 (1.81%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.60%) AS400
10 1 (0.60%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 62 (37.35%) Linux
2 60 (36.14%) Unix
3 52 (31.33%) AIX
4 35 (21.08%) Windows
5 33 (19.88%) Solaris
6 10 (6.02%) OS/390
7 9 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.60%) Android
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.46%) SOA
2 20 (12.05%) Configuration Management
3 18 (10.84%) Service Delivery
4 16 (9.64%) ITIL
5 12 (7.23%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (7.23%) Migration
6 11 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (6.63%) Problem Management
6 11 (6.63%) Release Management
7 10 (6.02%) Change Management
7 10 (6.02%) High Availability
7 10 (6.02%) QMS
8 9 (5.42%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.42%) Security Management
9 7 (4.22%) ETL
9 7 (4.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.61%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.01%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.01%) Integration Testing
11 5 (3.01%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (27.11%) Java
2 32 (19.28%) Shell Script
3 26 (15.66%) Perl
4 16 (9.64%) SQL
5 11 (6.63%) C
6 10 (6.02%) C++
7 7 (4.22%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.01%) Jython
9 4 (2.41%) Korn
9 4 (2.41%) XPath
10 3 (1.81%) AWK
10 3 (1.81%) Python
10 3 (1.81%) sed
11 2 (1.20%) C#
12 1 (0.60%) COBOL
12 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.60%) R
12 1 (0.60%) VBScript
12 1 (0.60%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.02%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.22%) IBM Certification
4 4 (2.41%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.01%) CA Single Sign-On
1 5 (3.01%) Control-M
2 4 (2.41%) Puppet
3 3 (1.81%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.81%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.20%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.60%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 108 (65.06%) IBM
2 55 (33.13%) Oracle
3 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.02%) Axway
4 10 (6.02%) Fujitsu
4 10 (6.02%) Sun
5 9 (5.42%) CA
5 9 (5.42%) SAP
6 5 (3.01%) Informatica
6 5 (3.01%) Sybase
7 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.41%) VMware
8 3 (1.81%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.81%) Charles River
8 3 (1.81%) Fiserv
8 3 (1.81%) Talend
9 2 (1.20%) Apigee
9 2 (1.20%) Serena
9 2 (1.20%) webMethods
9 2 (1.20%) WorldPay
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