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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
UK
Rank 499 549 534
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -15
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 94 63 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 0.44% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 39
Median daily rate £450 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £299 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
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
13830 14448 13620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.90% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9494 9997 9159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
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 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 184
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 24 January 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 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 24 January 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 +44 78 £488 +14.70% 6
London +39 51 £513 +13.88%
City of London +18 21 £650 +36.84%
South East +21 19 £435 +3.88% 4
Hampshire +22 18 £435 +2.35% 1
Wales - 14 £200 -
South Wales - 11 £186 -
Cardiff - 10 £186 -
Winchester - 6 £435 -
South West +8 3 £460 -22.03%
Scotland +19 2 £463 -7.50%
Edinburgh +18 2 £463 -7.50%
North West +13 2 £338 -
Southampton - 2 - -
Cheshire +24 1 £338 -
Knutsford +8 1 £338 -
Swindon +5 1 £525 -
Manchester +3 1 - -
Wiltshire +1 1 £525 -
West Midlands -5 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £500 -
Swansea - 1 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 -
Devon - 1 £450 -
West Wales - 1 £325 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 £460 -
Watford - 1 £500 -
Plymouth - 1 £450 -

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 161 (87.03%) WebSphere
2 151 (81.62%) IBM
3 83 (44.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 81 (43.78%) Linux
5 72 (38.92%) Java
6 61 (32.97%) Oracle
7 59 (31.89%) XML
8 58 (31.35%) Finance
9 51 (27.57%) Middleware
10 50 (27.03%) Web Services
10 50 (27.03%) Unix
10 50 (27.03%) WebSphere Application Server
11 40 (21.62%) SOA
12 38 (20.54%) Banking
13 34 (18.38%) Shell Script
13 34 (18.38%) REST
14 32 (17.30%) Perl
14 32 (17.30%) SOAP
15 31 (16.76%) Red Hat
15 31 (16.76%) Security Cleared
15 31 (16.76%) Open Source
16 29 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (15.14%) Service Delivery
17 28 (15.14%) SSL
17 28 (15.14%) Windows
17 28 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (14.59%) ITIL
18 27 (14.59%) Microsoft
19 26 (14.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared

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
1 161 (87.03%) WebSphere
2 50 (27.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (12.97%) JBoss
4 23 (12.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 22 (11.89%) Tomcat
6 19 (10.27%) Apache Geronimo
6 19 (10.27%) Apache TomEE
7 18 (9.73%) WebLogic
8 15 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (7.57%) JCAPS
10 13 (7.03%) MQSeries
10 13 (7.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 11 (5.95%) WebSphere Portal
12 10 (5.41%) Tuxedo
13 7 (3.78%) Apache
13 7 (3.78%) MQSI
13 7 (3.78%) WebLogic Portal
14 6 (3.24%) AquaLogic
14 6 (3.24%) Oracle Application Server
15 4 (2.16%) FileNet
Applications
1 10 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (3.24%) OpenText MBPM
3 3 (1.62%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) GitHub
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.14%) SSL
2 15 (8.11%) HTTP
3 13 (7.03%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.86%) HTTPS
5 8 (4.32%) Firewall
6 5 (2.70%) LDAP
7 3 (1.62%) AMQP
7 3 (1.62%) DNS
7 3 (1.62%) Multicast
7 3 (1.62%) SMTP
7 3 (1.62%) SNMP
8 1 (0.54%) DMZ
8 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (6.49%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.95%) Big Data
5 10 (5.41%) DB2
6 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.62%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.54%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 7 (3.78%) JIRA
2 6 (3.24%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.24%) Subversion
3 3 (1.62%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.08%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.08%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.54%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 58 (31.35%) Finance
2 38 (20.54%) Banking
3 18 (9.73%) Retail
4 5 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.62%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
8 1 (0.54%) Electronics
8 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (18.92%) Architect
2 34 (18.38%) Developer
3 28 (15.14%) Integration Architect
4 27 (14.59%) Analyst
5 25 (13.51%) WebSphere Specialist
6 17 (9.19%) Lead Architect
7 14 (7.57%) WebSphere Developer
8 10 (5.41%) Administrator
8 10 (5.41%) Applications Support
8 10 (5.41%) Consultant
9 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 9 (4.86%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 9 (4.86%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
10 8 (4.32%) Integration Specialist
10 8 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.32%) WebSphere Administrator
10 8 (4.32%) WebSphere Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (3.78%) Solutions Analyst
12 6 (3.24%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (44.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 59 (31.89%) XML
3 51 (27.57%) Middleware
4 50 (27.03%) Web Services
5 34 (18.38%) REST
6 32 (17.30%) SOAP
7 23 (12.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 23 (12.43%) XSLT
8 22 (11.89%) JSON
9 20 (10.81%) J2EE
10 8 (4.32%) .NET
10 8 (4.32%) JMS
10 8 (4.32%) XSD
11 7 (3.78%) HTML
11 7 (3.78%) JSF
11 7 (3.78%) WSDL
12 6 (3.24%) Ajax
12 6 (3.24%) CSS
13 4 (2.16%) Java EE
13 4 (2.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.35%) DataPower
3 14 (7.57%) Data Integration
4 12 (6.49%) iSeries
5 9 (4.86%) Clustering
6 6 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.62%) Equities
7 3 (1.62%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.62%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.62%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.62%) NHS
8 2 (1.08%) Biometrics
8 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.08%) Derivative
8 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.54%) RIA
9 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 81 (43.78%) Linux
2 50 (27.03%) Unix
3 28 (15.14%) Windows
4 26 (14.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (13.51%) AIX
6 21 (11.35%) Solaris
7 15 (8.11%) Windows Server
8 12 (6.49%) OS/390
9 1 (0.54%) MVS
9 1 (0.54%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.62%) SOA
2 31 (16.76%) Open Source
3 29 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (15.14%) Service Delivery
5 27 (14.59%) ITIL
6 23 (12.43%) Release Management
7 21 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (9.73%) Service Design
9 17 (9.19%) Analytics
9 17 (9.19%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 17 (9.19%) Problem Management
10 16 (8.65%) API Integration
11 15 (8.11%) B2B
11 15 (8.11%) Configuration Management
12 13 (7.03%) DevOps
13 12 (6.49%) B2C
13 12 (6.49%) SDLC
14 11 (5.95%) Change Management
14 11 (5.95%) PRINCE2
14 11 (5.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (38.92%) Java
2 34 (18.38%) Shell Script
3 32 (17.30%) Perl
4 19 (10.27%) Bash Shell
5 10 (5.41%) C
5 10 (5.41%) XPath
6 9 (4.86%) C++
6 9 (4.86%) Jython
6 9 (4.86%) SQL
7 5 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.62%) Python
10 1 (0.54%) C#
10 1 (0.54%) Korn
10 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (16.76%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.24%) Degree
4 3 (1.62%) ISEB
4 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.03%) HL7
2 3 (1.62%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) ISO15022
3 1 (0.54%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.54%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.54%) SEPA
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.62%) Docker
3 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (10.27%) MOM
2 3 (1.62%) Puppet
3 2 (1.08%) Control-M
4 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.54%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 151 (81.62%) IBM
2 61 (32.97%) Oracle
3 31 (16.76%) Red Hat
4 27 (14.59%) Microsoft
5 24 (12.97%) MuleSoft
6 14 (7.57%) Fiorano
6 14 (7.57%) InterSystems
7 6 (3.24%) Axway
7 6 (3.24%) Sun
7 6 (3.24%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.70%) SAP
9 4 (2.16%) Fujitsu
10 3 (1.62%) Informatica
10 3 (1.62%) Kony
10 3 (1.62%) Serena
10 3 (1.62%) Splunk
11 2 (1.08%) ATG
11 2 (1.08%) BMC
11 2 (1.08%) Sybase
11 2 (1.08%) VMware
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