The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Integration Bus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Integration Bus over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 540 527 554
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +27
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 106 118 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 0.78% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 42 37
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £351 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14885 15129 14682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.02% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10556 9949 9761
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 212 183
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

IBM Integration Bus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Trend

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

IBM Integration Bus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

IBM Integration Bus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IBM Integration Bus
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus within the UK.

IBM Integration Bus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
England -4 95 £400 -11.11% 9
London +1 38 £420 -6.66% 1
South East 0 19 £425 -5.55% 5
East Midlands +16 16 - - 1
Nottingham +15 15 - -
Nottinghamshire +15 15 - -
Buckinghamshire +23 13 £400 -17.94%
Scotland -15 9 £400 -
Milton Keynes +14 8 £413 -15.38%
Tyne and Wear - 7 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £280 -
North East - 7 £280 - 1
City of London +44 6 £420 +8.38%
Glasgow +3 4 £463 -
Hampshire +1 4 £463 +8.82% 4
Manchester - 4 £360 -
Erskine - 4 £330 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
North West - 4 £360 -
East of England - 4 £388 -
South West -4 3 £413 -5.17%
West Midlands -21 3 £351 -36.13%
Farnborough - 3 £500 -
Coventry -3 2 £351 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £413 -
Cheltenham - 2 £413 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Derbyshire +10 1 - -
Swindon +2 1 £375 -13.79%

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 177 (87.19%) WebSphere
2 144 (70.94%) IBM
3 87 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
3 87 (42.86%) Middleware
4 59 (29.06%) Java
5 57 (28.08%) Windows
6 54 (26.60%) Unix
7 52 (25.62%) Linux
8 51 (25.12%) Oracle
9 47 (23.15%) SOAP
10 45 (22.17%) SSL
10 45 (22.17%) Finance
11 44 (21.67%) SOA
11 44 (21.67%) AIX
11 44 (21.67%) DataPower
12 41 (20.20%) HTTP
13 40 (19.70%) WebSphere Application Server
14 37 (18.23%) Web Services
14 37 (18.23%) XML
14 37 (18.23%) REST
15 35 (17.24%) DB2
16 31 (15.27%) Solaris
17 28 (13.79%) SQL
18 26 (12.81%) Perl
18 26 (12.81%) WebLogic
18 26 (12.81%) Windows Server
18 26 (12.81%) Security Cleared
19 25 (12.32%) MQSeries
20 24 (11.82%) J2EE
21 23 (11.33%) Microsoft

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 177 (87.19%) WebSphere
2 40 (19.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (12.81%) WebLogic
4 25 (12.32%) MQSeries
5 16 (7.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 16 (7.88%) Tuxedo
6 15 (7.39%) Oracle Application Server
7 13 (6.40%) AquaLogic
8 10 (4.93%) JBoss
9 8 (3.94%) Apache
10 5 (2.46%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (1.97%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (1.97%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.97%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (1.97%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (1.48%) CICS
12 3 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (1.48%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.99%) WMQI
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (6.40%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (1.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.49%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.99%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (22.17%) SSL
2 41 (20.20%) HTTP
3 20 (9.85%) FTP
4 13 (6.40%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.45%) DNS
6 6 (2.96%) SMTP
6 6 (2.96%) SNMP
7 5 (2.46%) SSH
7 5 (2.46%) WinSCP
8 4 (1.97%) LDAP
9 3 (1.48%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.99%) Firewall
11 1 (0.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.24%) DB2
2 14 (6.90%) DataStage
3 11 (5.42%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.42%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.48%) MySQL
5 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.99%) MS Access
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.49%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.49%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.49%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.40%) SoapUI
2 12 (5.91%) Ant
3 6 (2.96%) Subversion
4 5 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.97%) Build Forge
5 4 (1.97%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.97%) Maven
6 3 (1.48%) Gerrit
6 3 (1.48%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.48%) JIRA
6 3 (1.48%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.48%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (1.48%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.48%) XMLSpy
7 2 (0.99%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.99%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.99%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.99%) Toad
General
1 45 (22.17%) Finance
2 17 (8.37%) Banking
3 5 (2.46%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.46%) Retail
4 4 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.48%) Back Office
6 2 (0.99%) Automotive
6 2 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (32.02%) Developer
2 39 (19.21%) Architect
3 26 (12.81%) Integration Architect
3 26 (12.81%) WebSphere Developer
4 24 (11.82%) Integration Developer
5 22 (10.84%) Middleware Developer
5 22 (10.84%) WebSphere Architect
6 19 (9.36%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (8.37%) WebSphere Specialist
8 16 (7.88%) Designer
9 15 (7.39%) Consultant
10 13 (6.40%) Middleware Engineer
10 13 (6.40%) Middleware Specialist
11 12 (5.91%) Integration Specialist
11 12 (5.91%) Java Developer
12 11 (5.42%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
13 10 (4.93%) Administrator
14 9 (4.43%) Analyst
15 8 (3.94%) Java WebSphere Developer
15 8 (3.94%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (42.86%) Middleware
1 87 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 47 (23.15%) SOAP
3 37 (18.23%) REST
3 37 (18.23%) Web Services
3 37 (18.23%) XML
4 24 (11.82%) J2EE
5 21 (10.34%) JSON
5 21 (10.34%) XSD
6 19 (9.36%) RESTful
7 17 (8.37%) JMS
8 16 (7.88%) WSDL
9 12 (5.91%) XSLT
10 7 (3.45%) FpML
11 4 (1.97%) HTML
11 4 (1.97%) XML Schema
12 3 (1.48%) LAMP
12 3 (1.48%) XML Messaging
12 3 (1.48%) XSL
13 2 (0.99%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.67%) DataPower
2 17 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.43%) Clustering
4 7 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.96%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.46%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.46%) iSeries
7 4 (1.97%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.48%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.48%) Derivative
8 3 (1.48%) Equities
8 3 (1.48%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.48%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) FMCG
9 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.08%) Windows
2 54 (26.60%) Unix
3 52 (25.62%) Linux
4 44 (21.67%) AIX
5 31 (15.27%) Solaris
6 26 (12.81%) Windows Server
7 17 (8.37%) OS/390
8 8 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.67%) SOA
2 22 (10.84%) ITIL
3 21 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 20 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (9.85%) Change Management
5 19 (9.36%) ETL
5 19 (9.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (8.87%) Release Management
7 17 (8.37%) Migration
7 17 (8.37%) Service Delivery
8 13 (6.40%) Problem Management
9 12 (5.91%) QMS
10 10 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (4.93%) Security Management
11 8 (3.94%) EAI
12 7 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.45%) Software Engineering
13 6 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.96%) Project Planning
13 6 (2.96%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (29.06%) Java
2 28 (13.79%) SQL
3 26 (12.81%) Perl
4 18 (8.87%) C
5 17 (8.37%) C++
6 13 (6.40%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.46%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.46%) C#
7 5 (2.46%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.97%) Jython
8 4 (1.97%) Python
8 4 (1.97%) XPath
9 3 (1.48%) Korn
10 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.99%) VBScript
11 1 (0.49%) COBOL
11 1 (0.49%) R
11 1 (0.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 26 (12.81%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Degree
4 1 (0.49%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.48%) ISO15022
2 3 (1.48%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.49%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.97%) Docker
2 3 (1.48%) PowerHA
2 3 (1.48%) vCloud
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.94%) Puppet
2 6 (2.96%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.46%) Control-M
4 4 (1.97%) BladeLogic
4 4 (1.97%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.97%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (1.48%) Nagios
6 2 (0.99%) DameWare
6 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 144 (70.94%) IBM
2 51 (25.12%) Oracle
3 23 (11.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (10.34%) webMethods
5 17 (8.37%) Apigee
6 14 (6.90%) Sun
7 13 (6.40%) Axway
8 12 (5.91%) Fujitsu
9 11 (5.42%) Intel
10 8 (3.94%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.45%) SAP
12 6 (2.96%) VMware
13 5 (2.46%) CA
13 5 (2.46%) Informatica
13 5 (2.46%) Software AG
13 5 (2.46%) Sybase
14 3 (1.48%) Charles River
14 3 (1.48%) Fiserv
14 3 (1.48%) HP
14 3 (1.48%) Talend
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