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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Integration Bus over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 102 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% - 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% - 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate £405 - £500
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
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
444 389 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.48% 23.28% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 246 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (93.75%) Middleware
3 14 (87.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Unix
4 10 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (62.50%) IBM
5 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
5 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) DB2
5 9 (56.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (56.25%) Oracle
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (50.00%) AIX
6 8 (50.00%) Solaris
6 8 (50.00%) SMTP
6 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 8 (50.00%) SSL
6 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (50.00%) SNMP
6 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (43.75%) Finance
7 7 (43.75%) Subversion
7 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
7 7 (43.75%) Mainframe
8 6 (37.50%) CICS
8 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
9 4 (25.00%) Contactless
10 3 (18.75%) Tag Management

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (56.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (50.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (37.50%) CICS
5 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (50.00%) SMTP
2 8 (50.00%) SNMP
2 8 (50.00%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (6.25%) OAT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) OAT Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Middleware
2 10 (62.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) JMS
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (43.75%) Mainframe
3 4 (25.00%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Unix
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) AIX
4 8 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) SEO
3 3 (18.75%) Tag Management
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) DameWare
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) LexisNexis
3 1 (6.25%) VMware