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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 534 533 479
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -54
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 114 127 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 0.77% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 74 96
Median daily rate £416 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.89% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -

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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
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

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +11 113 £420 - 9
London -5 54 £425 +1.49% 5
Yorkshire +10 20 £500 +17.64%
North East -9 14 £375 +19.04% 1
Tyne and Wear -21 14 £375 +19.04% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 14 £375 +17.18% 1
Sheffield - 14 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 14 £500 -
South East +7 12 £400 -4.76% 1
Hampshire +17 9 £400 +3.22% 1
City of London +17 8 £485 +21.25% 3
Winchester +11 8 £385 -3.75%
East Midlands -7 5 £350 -19.02%
West Midlands -22 4 £400 -3.61% 1
North West +10 3 £413 +3.12% 1
West Yorkshire +2 3 £450 +13.56%
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Chesterfield - 3 £350 -
Coventry - 3 £400 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £350 -
Halifax -6 2 £450 +14.64%
Nottingham -17 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -18 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £525 -
Buckinghamshire +25 1 £425 +13.33%
Milton Keynes +13 1 £425 +13.33%
Reading +10 1 - -
Swindon +9 1 £375 -
Wiltshire +9 1 £375 -
South West +7 1 £375 -1.31%

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 211 (89.41%) WebSphere
2 171 (72.46%) IBM
3 121 (51.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 121 (51.27%) Java
4 101 (42.80%) Middleware
5 97 (41.10%) Oracle
6 91 (38.56%) Unix
7 73 (30.93%) Finance
8 71 (30.08%) Linux
9 63 (26.69%) Web Services
10 58 (24.58%) Perl
10 58 (24.58%) Windows
11 56 (23.73%) WebSphere Application Server
12 54 (22.88%) Microsoft
13 52 (22.03%) J2EE
14 51 (21.61%) XML
15 49 (20.76%) AIX
16 48 (20.34%) SOA
17 45 (19.07%) SOAP
18 42 (17.80%) DataPower
19 41 (17.37%) WebLogic
20 40 (16.95%) REST
21 39 (16.53%) Security Cleared
22 38 (16.10%) SSL
23 36 (15.25%) Solaris
23 36 (15.25%) Release Management
24 34 (14.41%) XSLT
25 33 (13.98%) Configuration Management
26 32 (13.56%) HTTP
26 32 (13.56%) 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
1 211 (89.41%) WebSphere
2 56 (23.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 41 (17.37%) WebLogic
4 30 (12.71%) MQSeries
5 28 (11.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 25 (10.59%) Tuxedo
7 20 (8.47%) Oracle Application Server
7 20 (8.47%) WebSphere Portal
8 18 (7.63%) AquaLogic
9 17 (7.20%) WebLogic Portal
10 13 (5.51%) FileNet
11 11 (4.66%) JBoss
12 9 (3.81%) Apache
13 8 (3.39%) SharePoint
14 7 (2.97%) CICS
14 7 (2.97%) MQSI
15 6 (2.54%) IBM HTTP Server
16 5 (2.12%) IBM Transformation Extender
16 5 (2.12%) Tomcat
17 3 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (6.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.27%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 18 (7.63%) OpenText MBPM
2 11 (4.66%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (1.69%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.42%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) GitHub
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.10%) SSL
2 32 (13.56%) HTTP
3 15 (6.36%) FTP
4 13 (5.51%) LDAP
5 11 (4.66%) Firewall
6 8 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.12%) WinSCP
8 3 (1.27%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.27%) Internet
9 1 (0.42%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.42%) DMZ
9 1 (0.42%) DNS
9 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.42%) SMTP
9 1 (0.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.14%) DB2
2 24 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 22 (9.32%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.85%) Big Data
8 2 (0.85%) MS Access
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.42%) DataStage
9 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.42%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.39%) Subversion
1 8 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (2.54%) Ant
3 4 (1.69%) Build Forge
3 4 (1.69%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.27%) JIRA
4 3 (1.27%) JUnit
4 3 (1.27%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (1.27%) XMLSpy
5 2 (0.85%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.85%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.85%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.85%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.85%) Toad
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (30.93%) Finance
2 29 (12.29%) Banking
3 16 (6.78%) Retail
4 15 (6.36%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (33.05%) Developer
2 37 (15.68%) Architect
3 35 (14.83%) WebSphere Developer
4 28 (11.86%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 27 (11.44%) Analyst
5 27 (11.44%) WebSphere Specialist
6 26 (11.02%) Integration Architect
6 26 (11.02%) Middleware Developer
7 17 (7.20%) Consultant
7 17 (7.20%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (6.78%) Administrator
9 15 (6.36%) Java Developer
10 14 (5.93%) Integration Developer
11 13 (5.51%) WebSphere Administrator
12 11 (4.66%) Analyst Developer
12 11 (4.66%) Java Middleware Developer
13 10 (4.24%) Integration Specialist
13 10 (4.24%) Middleware Engineer
13 10 (4.24%) WebSphere Architect
14 9 (3.81%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (51.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 101 (42.80%) Middleware
3 63 (26.69%) Web Services
4 52 (22.03%) J2EE
5 51 (21.61%) XML
6 45 (19.07%) SOAP
7 40 (16.95%) REST
8 34 (14.41%) XSLT
9 18 (7.63%) JMS
10 16 (6.78%) JSON
11 15 (6.36%) XSD
12 14 (5.93%) WSDL
13 11 (4.66%) .NET
13 11 (4.66%) RESTful
14 7 (2.97%) FpML
15 6 (2.54%) XML Messaging
16 5 (2.12%) JSF
16 5 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
17 4 (1.69%) Ajax
17 4 (1.69%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.80%) DataPower
2 20 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.78%) iSeries
4 10 (4.24%) Clustering
4 10 (4.24%) Mainframe
5 8 (3.39%) Equities
5 8 (3.39%) Fixed Income
6 7 (2.97%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.12%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.12%) Tandem
8 3 (1.27%) User Experience
8 3 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.42%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 91 (38.56%) Unix
2 71 (30.08%) Linux
3 58 (24.58%) Windows
4 49 (20.76%) AIX
5 36 (15.25%) Solaris
6 28 (11.86%) Windows Server
7 26 (11.02%) OS/390
8 17 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.27%) zOS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.34%) SOA
2 36 (15.25%) Release Management
3 33 (13.98%) Configuration Management
4 29 (12.29%) Change Management
4 29 (12.29%) ITIL
5 27 (11.44%) Service Delivery
6 24 (10.17%) Problem Management
7 21 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (7.63%) QMS
8 18 (7.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (7.20%) Security Management
10 15 (6.36%) SDLC
11 13 (5.51%) Migration
11 13 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (4.66%) Data Modelling
13 10 (4.24%) UML
14 9 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (3.39%) Asset Management
15 8 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 121 (51.27%) Java
2 58 (24.58%) Perl
3 24 (10.17%) Shell Script
4 23 (9.75%) C
5 22 (9.32%) C++
6 20 (8.47%) SQL
7 19 (8.05%) Jython
8 14 (5.93%) XPath
9 6 (2.54%) C#
10 5 (2.12%) JavaScript
10 5 (2.12%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.27%) Korn
12 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (16.53%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.69%) Degree
5 2 (0.85%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.27%) ISO15022
2 3 (1.27%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.85%) HL7
4 1 (0.42%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.97%) Docker
3 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.27%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (3.39%) Puppet
2 7 (2.97%) Control-M
3 5 (2.12%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.27%) Nagios
5 2 (0.85%) DameWare
5 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.85%) MOM
5 2 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.42%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 171 (72.46%) IBM
2 97 (41.10%) Oracle
3 54 (22.88%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.05%) Sun
5 18 (7.63%) Axway
5 18 (7.63%) Red Hat
6 17 (7.20%) Fujitsu
7 11 (4.66%) SAP
7 11 (4.66%) webMethods
8 8 (3.39%) Serena
9 7 (2.97%) BMC
10 6 (2.54%) MuleSoft
11 5 (2.12%) Apigee
11 5 (2.12%) Software AG
12 4 (1.69%) VMware
13 3 (1.27%) HP
13 3 (1.27%) Splunk
14 2 (0.85%) F5
14 2 (0.85%) IFS
14 2 (0.85%) LexisNexis
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