The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Integration Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Integration Bus over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 151 152 129
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.026% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.12% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £367 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
938 831 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.70% 21.48% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 538 434
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 10
Median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £16.16 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £56.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

IBM Integration Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IBM Integration Bus Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IBM Integration Bus
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester 0 3 £367 -
IBM Integration Bus
England

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
3 4 (44.44%) DB2
3 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (44.44%) FTP
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (33.33%) AIX
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (22.22%) CICS
5 1 (11.11%) AquaLogic
5 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (11.11%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) OpenText MBPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) FTP
1 4 (44.44%) HTTP
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
2 2 (22.22%) SNMP
2 2 (22.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) OAT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) OAT Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) AIX Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) JMS
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) SEO
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) DameWare
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) LexisNexis
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Axway
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sun