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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 153 148 141
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 2 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 1.44% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
967 971 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.02% 23.44% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 587 533
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 35 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.85 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.78% -11.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 5 December 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 -4 2 - -
IBM Integration Bus
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Jython
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) SNMP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) DB2
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) CA

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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) SNMP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Jython
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (20.00%) CA Wily
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) CA