The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Message Broker skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Message Broker over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Message Broker (WMB, WBIMB)
Rank 13 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.84% 1.72% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.00% 6.98% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £446 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 43 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 32.47% 24.71% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 10
Average daily rate £350 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

WebSphere Message Broker
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere Message Broker Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker across the Midlands region.

WebSphere Message Broker Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker across the Midlands region.

WebSphere Message Broker Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing WebSphere Message Broker 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 WebSphere Message Broker.

1 10 (100.00%) SAP
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (80.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) WSDL
4 4 (40.00%) XML Schema
4 4 (40.00%) XSD
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (10.00%) RAD

WebSphere Message Broker
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing WebSphere Message Broker 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 WebSphere Message Broker. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) Middleware
3 4 (40.00%) WSDL
3 4 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 4 (40.00%) XSD
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) SAP
1 10 (100.00%) IBM