The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Integration Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 102 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.062% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.27% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.80
IBM Integration Bus
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
507 367 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.23% 22.63% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 254 213
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

IBM Integration Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Integration Bus Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (60.00%) Middleware
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) DB2
3 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) FTP
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) SNMP
5 3 (30.00%) JMS
5 3 (30.00%) SMTP
5 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (30.00%) AIX
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Subversion
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Server Virtualisation

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (20.00%) CICS
5 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) FTP
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) SMTP
3 3 (30.00%) SNMP
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) AIX
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Test Management
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) SEO
3 1 (10.00%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) DameWare
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) LexisNexis
3 2 (20.00%) VMware