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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
UK
Rank 510 534 524
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 87 95 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.64% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 51 42
Median daily rate £435 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £350 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-13.23% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13985 14854 14038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.24% 28.59% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9761 10218 9258
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 244 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 2017.

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 27 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +20 71 £465 +9.41% 10
London +43 45 £475 +35.71% 3
South East +24 16 £435 -3.33% 3
Wales - 16 £310 -
Hampshire +22 15 £435 -
South Wales - 12 £186 -
Cardiff - 11 £186 -
City of London +1 9 £538 +26.47% 2
Watford +4 7 £475 -5.00% 2
East of England -3 7 £475 -5.00% 2
Hertfordshire -4 7 £475 -5.00% 2
Winchester - 5 £435 -
South West +5 2 £493 +31.33%
West Wales - 2 £318 -
Swansea - 2 £318 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Cheshire +33 1 £338 -
Knutsford +10 1 £338 -
North West +5 1 £338 -23.51%
Swindon +1 1 £525 +40.00%
Wiltshire +1 1 £525 +40.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £460 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 £425 -

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 166 (88.30%) IBM
2 164 (87.23%) WebSphere
3 85 (45.21%) WebSphere MQ
4 80 (42.55%) Linux
5 74 (39.36%) Java
6 69 (36.70%) XML
7 57 (30.32%) Oracle
8 51 (27.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 50 (26.60%) Finance
10 47 (25.00%) Web Services
10 47 (25.00%) Middleware
11 46 (24.47%) Banking
12 41 (21.81%) SOA
12 41 (21.81%) Open Source
13 39 (20.74%) Shell Script
13 39 (20.74%) Unix
13 39 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
14 35 (18.62%) REST
15 34 (18.09%) SOAP
16 33 (17.55%) Red Hat
16 33 (17.55%) DataPower
17 30 (15.96%) Security Cleared
17 30 (15.96%) XSLT
18 28 (14.89%) ITIL
18 28 (14.89%) Service Delivery
18 28 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 28 (14.89%) JSON
19 27 (14.36%) SC Cleared
20 26 (13.83%) Release Management
20 26 (13.83%) JBoss

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
1 164 (87.23%) WebSphere
2 51 (27.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 26 (13.83%) JBoss
4 25 (13.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 25 (13.30%) Tomcat
5 21 (11.17%) Apache Geronimo
5 21 (11.17%) Apache TomEE
6 19 (10.11%) Anypoint
7 18 (9.57%) BizTalk Server
8 16 (8.51%) JCAPS
9 12 (6.38%) Apache
9 12 (6.38%) WebLogic
10 11 (5.85%) MQSeries
11 9 (4.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (4.26%) WebSphere Portal
13 7 (3.72%) MQSI
13 7 (3.72%) Tuxedo
14 6 (3.19%) IIS
14 6 (3.19%) WebLogic Portal
15 5 (2.66%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 6 (3.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.13%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.06%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.60%) GitHub
2 2 (1.06%) Boomi
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.53%) Firebase
3 1 (0.53%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.30%) SSL
2 15 (7.98%) HTTP
3 11 (5.85%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.32%) HTTPS
5 8 (4.26%) Firewall
6 3 (1.60%) AMQP
6 3 (1.60%) FTP
6 3 (1.60%) LDAP
6 3 (1.60%) Multicast
7 2 (1.06%) DNS
7 2 (1.06%) SMTP
7 2 (1.06%) SNMP
8 1 (0.53%) DMZ
8 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.38%) Big Data
3 12 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.79%) DB2
5 4 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.53%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Jenkins
1 10 (5.32%) JIRA
2 6 (3.19%) Subversion
3 3 (1.60%) Ant
3 3 (1.60%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.06%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.06%) Maven
4 2 (1.06%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) JUnit
5 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.53%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (26.60%) Finance
2 46 (24.47%) Banking
3 19 (10.11%) Retail
4 4 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Advertising
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (21.28%) Developer
2 35 (18.62%) Architect
3 25 (13.30%) Integration Architect
4 21 (11.17%) Analyst
4 21 (11.17%) WebSphere Specialist
5 19 (10.11%) WebSphere Developer
6 16 (8.51%) Lead Architect
7 12 (6.38%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.32%) WebSphere Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) Consultant
9 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 8 (4.26%) Applications Manager
10 8 (4.26%) Applications Support Manager
10 8 (4.26%) Integration Specialist
10 8 (4.26%) Support Manager
11 7 (3.72%) Integration Developer
11 7 (3.72%) Middleware Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
11 7 (3.72%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (45.21%) WebSphere MQ
2 69 (36.70%) XML
3 47 (25.00%) Middleware
3 47 (25.00%) Web Services
4 35 (18.62%) REST
5 34 (18.09%) SOAP
6 30 (15.96%) XSLT
7 28 (14.89%) JSON
8 23 (12.23%) Oracle Fusion
9 15 (7.98%) .NET
10 14 (7.45%) J2EE
11 10 (5.32%) JMS
12 9 (4.79%) RESTful
13 8 (4.26%) XSD
14 7 (3.72%) HTML
14 7 (3.72%) JSF
14 7 (3.72%) Spring
14 7 (3.72%) WSDL
15 6 (3.19%) Ajax
15 6 (3.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.55%) DataPower
2 23 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.19%) Clustering
4 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.66%) iSeries
5 5 (2.66%) SWIFT
6 4 (2.13%) NHS
7 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.60%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.06%) Derivative
8 2 (1.06%) Equities
8 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) PKI
9 1 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 80 (42.55%) Linux
2 39 (20.74%) Unix
3 28 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (12.77%) Windows
5 23 (12.23%) AIX
6 20 (10.64%) Solaris
7 12 (6.38%) Windows Server
8 9 (4.79%) OS/390
9 2 (1.06%) VMS
9 2 (1.06%) zOS
10 1 (0.53%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.81%) Open Source
1 41 (21.81%) SOA
2 39 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.89%) ITIL
3 28 (14.89%) Service Delivery
4 26 (13.83%) Release Management
5 20 (10.64%) DevOps
5 20 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (10.11%) Analytics
7 18 (9.57%) Service Design
8 17 (9.04%) Configuration Management
8 17 (9.04%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 16 (8.51%) Problem Management
10 15 (7.98%) API Integration
11 14 (7.45%) B2B
11 14 (7.45%) Data Integration
12 13 (6.91%) PRINCE2
13 11 (5.85%) B2C
13 11 (5.85%) Change Management
13 11 (5.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (39.36%) Java
2 39 (20.74%) Shell Script
3 21 (11.17%) Bash Shell
3 21 (11.17%) Perl
4 13 (6.91%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.38%) SQL
6 11 (5.85%) XPath
7 9 (4.79%) C
7 9 (4.79%) C++
8 6 (3.19%) Jython
8 6 (3.19%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.66%) Python
10 2 (1.06%) DCL
11 1 (0.53%) C#
11 1 (0.53%) Korn
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (15.96%) Security Cleared
2 27 (14.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.32%) Degree
4 3 (1.60%) ISEB
4 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.53%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.91%) HL7
2 3 (1.60%) ISO20022
2 3 (1.60%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.53%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.53%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.53%) SEPA
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.66%) Docker
2 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (10.11%) MOM
2 6 (3.19%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (2.13%) Puppet
4 2 (1.06%) Mesos
5 1 (0.53%) Ansible
5 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 166 (88.30%) IBM
2 57 (30.32%) Oracle
3 33 (17.55%) Red Hat
4 25 (13.30%) MuleSoft
5 20 (10.64%) Microsoft
6 16 (8.51%) Fiorano
6 16 (8.51%) InterSystems
7 7 (3.72%) SAP
7 7 (3.72%) TIBCO
8 4 (2.13%) Axway
8 4 (2.13%) Sun
9 3 (1.60%) Google
9 3 (1.60%) Informatica
9 3 (1.60%) Kony
9 3 (1.60%) Pega
9 3 (1.60%) Splunk
10 2 (1.06%) ATG
10 2 (1.06%) Serena
10 2 (1.06%) VMware
10 2 (1.06%) Yahoo!
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