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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 519 541 511
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 125 103 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 0.66% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 54
Median daily rate £420 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £369 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £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
15654 15651 14671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.93% 27.48% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10946 10535 9510
Median daily rate £415 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 206
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £16.16 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 23 July 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 23 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
England +2 116 £420 -6.66% 9
London +7 50 £423 -6.11% 2
South East +9 23 £425 -5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire +26 15 £400 +6.66%
Yorkshire +6 15 £500 +21.21% 2
Milton Keynes +22 11 £425 +13.33%
Sheffield - 11 £525 - 2
South Yorkshire - 11 £525 - 2
City of London +45 9 £420 +5.00%
East Midlands +5 8 £350 -40.42% 1
North East - 8 £278 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £278 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £278 -
Scotland +6 7 £340 -9.33%
Hampshire +8 5 £425 +9.67% 1
Manchester -8 4 £360 -
North West -8 4 £360 - 1
Erskine - 4 £330 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
South West +2 3 £413 -14.94%
Coventry -14 3 £400 -
West Midlands -31 3 £400 -8.57%
Derbyshire - 3 £350 -
Farnborough - 3 £500 -
Glasgow +4 2 £500 -
Nottinghamshire +1 2 - -
Nottingham -2 2 - -
West Yorkshire -8 2 £400 +6.66%
Halifax -9 2 £400 +6.66%
North Yorkshire - 2 - -

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 214 (84.58%) WebSphere
2 186 (73.52%) IBM
3 113 (44.66%) Middleware
4 109 (43.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 95 (37.55%) Java
6 80 (31.62%) Oracle
7 74 (29.25%) Unix
8 68 (26.88%) Windows
9 65 (25.69%) Finance
10 63 (24.90%) DataPower
11 57 (22.53%) SOAP
11 57 (22.53%) Web Services
12 56 (22.13%) SOA
13 55 (21.74%) XML
14 54 (21.34%) Linux
15 48 (18.97%) REST
16 47 (18.58%) WebSphere Application Server
17 46 (18.18%) Perl
17 46 (18.18%) SSL
18 44 (17.39%) AIX
18 44 (17.39%) HTTP
19 42 (16.60%) J2EE
20 40 (15.81%) Microsoft
21 38 (15.02%) WebLogic
22 36 (14.23%) Security Cleared
23 34 (13.44%) SQL
23 34 (13.44%) DB2
23 34 (13.44%) Solaris
24 32 (12.65%) Windows Server
25 31 (12.25%) Release Management

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
1 214 (84.58%) WebSphere
2 47 (18.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 38 (15.02%) WebLogic
4 26 (10.28%) MQSeries
5 22 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 20 (7.91%) Tuxedo
7 19 (7.51%) Oracle Application Server
8 17 (6.72%) AquaLogic
9 12 (4.74%) WebLogic Portal
9 12 (4.74%) WebSphere Portal
10 11 (4.35%) JBoss
11 9 (3.56%) FileNet
12 8 (3.16%) Apache
12 8 (3.16%) SharePoint
13 6 (2.37%) CICS
13 6 (2.37%) IBM HTTP Server
14 4 (1.58%) WebSphere Process Server
15 3 (1.19%) IBM Transformation Extender
15 3 (1.19%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (2.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.58%) MS Project
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (6.72%) OpenText MBPM
2 6 (2.37%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.58%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (1.58%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.40%) Documaker
4 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (18.18%) SSL
2 44 (17.39%) HTTP
3 22 (8.70%) FTP
4 12 (4.74%) LDAP
5 8 (3.16%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.98%) SSH
6 5 (1.98%) WinSCP
7 4 (1.58%) DNS
8 3 (1.19%) Firewall
8 3 (1.19%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.19%) SMTP
8 3 (1.19%) SNMP
9 2 (0.79%) Internet
10 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.44%) DB2
2 24 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.32%) Oracle Database
4 13 (5.14%) DataStage
5 8 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.79%) MS Access
8 2 (0.79%) MySQL
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.40%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.40%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.93%) SoapUI
2 10 (3.95%) Ant
2 10 (3.95%) Subversion
3 7 (2.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.58%) Build Forge
5 3 (1.19%) JUnit
5 3 (1.19%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.19%) XMLSpy
6 2 (0.79%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.79%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.79%) JIRA
6 2 (0.79%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.79%) Maven
6 2 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.79%) Toad
General
1 65 (25.69%) Finance
2 21 (8.30%) Banking
3 18 (7.11%) Retail
4 15 (5.93%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (33.60%) Developer
2 50 (19.76%) Architect
3 35 (13.83%) WebSphere Developer
4 34 (13.44%) Integration Architect
5 32 (12.65%) Middleware Developer
6 29 (11.46%) Integration Developer
7 25 (9.88%) WebSphere Specialist
8 24 (9.49%) WebSphere Architect
9 23 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (8.30%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 20 (7.91%) Analyst
12 19 (7.51%) Consultant
13 16 (6.32%) Designer
13 16 (6.32%) Integration Specialist
14 14 (5.53%) Java Developer
15 13 (5.14%) Administrator
16 12 (4.74%) Middleware Engineer
16 12 (4.74%) Middleware Specialist
17 11 (4.35%) Java Middleware Developer
17 11 (4.35%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (44.66%) Middleware
2 109 (43.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 57 (22.53%) SOAP
3 57 (22.53%) Web Services
4 55 (21.74%) XML
5 48 (18.97%) REST
6 42 (16.60%) J2EE
7 26 (10.28%) XSLT
8 25 (9.88%) RESTful
9 22 (8.70%) JMS
10 21 (8.30%) JSON
10 21 (8.30%) XSD
11 19 (7.51%) WSDL
12 10 (3.95%) .NET
13 7 (2.77%) FpML
14 6 (2.37%) XML Messaging
15 4 (1.58%) BAPI
16 3 (1.19%) EJB
16 3 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
16 3 (1.19%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.90%) DataPower
2 17 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.56%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.77%) Equities
4 7 (2.77%) Fixed Income
4 7 (2.77%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.37%) Clustering
5 6 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.37%) iSeries
6 5 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.98%) SWIFT
6 5 (1.98%) Tandem
7 3 (1.19%) User Experience
7 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 74 (29.25%) Unix
2 68 (26.88%) Windows
3 54 (21.34%) Linux
4 44 (17.39%) AIX
5 34 (13.44%) Solaris
6 32 (12.65%) Windows Server
7 21 (8.30%) OS/390
8 11 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.79%) zOS
10 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.13%) SOA
2 31 (12.25%) Release Management
3 29 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (10.67%) ITIL
5 26 (10.28%) Change Management
6 25 (9.88%) Configuration Management
7 23 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (8.30%) Service Delivery
9 20 (7.91%) Migration
9 20 (7.91%) Problem Management
10 17 (6.72%) ETL
11 16 (6.32%) QMS
12 14 (5.53%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (5.53%) Security Management
13 10 (3.95%) TOGAF
14 9 (3.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (3.56%) EAI
14 9 (3.56%) UML
15 8 (3.16%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 95 (37.55%) Java
2 46 (18.18%) Perl
3 34 (13.44%) SQL
4 23 (9.09%) C
5 21 (8.30%) C++
6 18 (7.11%) Shell Script
7 12 (4.74%) Jython
8 7 (2.77%) XPath
9 6 (2.37%) C#
9 6 (2.37%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.19%) Korn
10 3 (1.19%) Python
11 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.40%) COBOL
12 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.40%) R
12 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (14.23%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.46%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.19%) Degree
4 3 (1.19%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.19%) ISO15022
2 3 (1.19%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.40%) HL7
3 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.98%) Docker
3 4 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.19%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.79%) vCloud
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (3.16%) Puppet
2 6 (2.37%) Control-M
2 6 (2.37%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.58%) BladeLogic
3 4 (1.58%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.58%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 3 (1.19%) Nagios
5 2 (0.79%) DameWare
5 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.79%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 186 (73.52%) IBM
2 80 (31.62%) Oracle
3 40 (15.81%) Microsoft
4 23 (9.09%) webMethods
5 18 (7.11%) Apigee
5 18 (7.11%) Sun
6 17 (6.72%) Axway
7 16 (6.32%) Fujitsu
8 15 (5.93%) SAP
9 11 (4.35%) Intel
10 9 (3.56%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.77%) Serena
12 6 (2.37%) Software AG
12 6 (2.37%) VMware
13 5 (1.98%) BMC
13 5 (1.98%) CA
14 3 (1.19%) HP
15 2 (0.79%) IFS
15 2 (0.79%) Informatica
15 2 (0.79%) Siebel
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