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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Integration Bus over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 561 531 517
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -14
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 65 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.58% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 28
Average daily rate £425 £493 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.70% +9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £383 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £493 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.94% +9.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

IBM Integration Bus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 63 £425 -13.04% 14
London +11 21 £350 -27.27% 2
North West -5 13 £450 - 2
City of London +42 11 £450 - 1
Manchester - 11 £450 - 1
South East +24 8 £425 - 6
East Midlands -19 7 £410 -
Berkshire +12 5 £338 - 5
South Yorkshire -4 5 £500 - 1
Yorkshire -20 5 £500 +60.00% 1
West Midlands -21 5 £444 +2.01% 1
Reading - 5 £338 - 3
Sheffield - 5 £500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -12 3 - -
Nottingham -16 3 - -
Glasgow +10 2 £463 -28.84%
Swindon -2 2 £375 - 2
Scotland -3 2 £500 -23.07%
Wiltshire -4 2 £375 - 2
Cheshire -5 2 - -
South West -9 2 £375 -27.18% 2
North East - 2 £413 -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £425 -
Coventry - 1 £320 -
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Chesterfield - 1 £370 -
Basingstoke - 1 £425 - 1

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IBM Integration Bus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Integration Bus.

1 167 (95.98%) WebSphere
2 112 (64.37%) IBM
3 86 (49.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 74 (42.53%) Middleware
5 64 (36.78%) Unix
5 64 (36.78%) Linux
6 55 (31.61%) Oracle
7 52 (29.89%) AIX
7 52 (29.89%) Finance
8 48 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 48 (27.59%) Java
9 42 (24.14%) DataPower
10 40 (22.99%) HTTP
11 37 (21.26%) SSL
11 37 (21.26%) DB2
12 36 (20.69%) Windows
13 33 (18.97%) Solaris
14 32 (18.39%) Shell Script
15 30 (17.24%) WebLogic
16 29 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 27 (15.52%) Web Services
18 26 (14.94%) Perl
18 26 (14.94%) Microsoft
19 25 (14.37%) SOA
20 24 (13.79%) TCP/IP
20 24 (13.79%) SOAP
21 22 (12.64%) XML
22 20 (11.49%) Configuration Management
22 20 (11.49%) Banking
23 19 (10.92%) Security Cleared

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing IBM Integration Bus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited IBM Integration Bus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 167 (95.98%) WebSphere
2 48 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 30 (17.24%) WebLogic
4 15 (8.62%) MQSeries
5 13 (7.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 10 (5.75%) AquaLogic
6 10 (5.75%) Oracle Application Server
6 10 (5.75%) Tuxedo
7 8 (4.60%) Apache
8 7 (4.02%) CICS
9 6 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (2.87%) JBoss
10 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.87%) WebSphere Portal
11 4 (2.30%) IIS
11 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (1.15%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 2 (1.15%) WMQI
14 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.15%) Documaker
3 1 (0.57%) Eikon
3 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.57%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.57%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (22.99%) HTTP
2 37 (21.26%) SSL
3 24 (13.79%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.05%) FTP
5 12 (6.90%) DNS
6 8 (4.60%) SMTP
6 8 (4.60%) SNMP
6 8 (4.60%) SSH
7 6 (3.45%) LDAP
8 2 (1.15%) DHCP
8 2 (1.15%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.15%) IPsec
9 1 (0.57%) Internet
9 1 (0.57%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (21.26%) DB2
2 8 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.30%) Big Data
3 4 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.72%) DataStage
4 3 (1.72%) MySQL
5 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (6.32%) ClearCase
2 9 (5.17%) Subversion
3 8 (4.60%) ClearQuest
4 6 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.87%) Ant
6 4 (2.30%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.30%) JIRA
6 4 (2.30%) Maven
7 3 (1.72%) Gerrit
7 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.72%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.57%) Hudson
9 1 (0.57%) JMeter
9 1 (0.57%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.57%) XMLSpy
General
1 52 (29.89%) Finance
2 20 (11.49%) Banking
3 13 (7.47%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.45%) Retail
5 4 (2.30%) Back Office
6 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (21.26%) Consultant
2 33 (18.97%) Developer
3 25 (14.37%) Architect
4 23 (13.22%) WebSphere Consultant
5 19 (10.92%) Administrator
6 15 (8.62%) Analyst
7 14 (8.05%) WebSphere Developer
8 13 (7.47%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.90%) Applications Support
9 12 (6.90%) Middleware Engineer
10 11 (6.32%) Designer
10 11 (6.32%) Middleware Developer
11 10 (5.75%) Integration Architect
12 9 (5.17%) Middleware Analyst
13 8 (4.60%) WebSphere Administrator
13 8 (4.60%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
14 7 (4.02%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
15 6 (3.45%) Software Engineer
15 6 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
15 6 (3.45%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (49.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 74 (42.53%) Middleware
3 27 (15.52%) Web Services
4 24 (13.79%) SOAP
5 22 (12.64%) XML
6 19 (10.92%) J2EE
7 16 (9.20%) JMS
8 11 (6.32%) XSLT
9 10 (5.75%) REST
10 8 (4.60%) XSD
11 7 (4.02%) WSDL
12 6 (3.45%) .NET
13 4 (2.30%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (2.30%) HTML
14 3 (1.72%) FpML
14 3 (1.72%) LAMP
14 3 (1.72%) XML Schema
15 2 (1.15%) BAPI
15 2 (1.15%) FIXML
15 2 (1.15%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.14%) DataPower
2 29 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.77%) Mainframe
4 14 (8.05%) Clustering
5 8 (4.60%) Client/Server
6 7 (4.02%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.45%) Equities
7 6 (3.45%) iSeries
8 5 (2.87%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.87%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.87%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.30%) Contactless
9 4 (2.30%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.72%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.72%) Derivative
10 3 (1.72%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.72%) PKI
11 1 (0.57%) AS400
11 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.57%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.78%) Linux
1 64 (36.78%) Unix
2 52 (29.89%) AIX
3 36 (20.69%) Windows
4 33 (18.97%) Solaris
5 10 (5.75%) OS/390
6 9 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.72%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.57%) Android
9 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.57%) MVS
9 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.37%) SOA
2 20 (11.49%) Configuration Management
3 18 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 16 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (9.20%) ITIL
5 12 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (6.90%) Migration
6 11 (6.32%) Problem Management
6 11 (6.32%) Release Management
7 10 (5.75%) Change Management
7 10 (5.75%) High Availability
7 10 (5.75%) QMS
8 9 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.17%) Security Management
8 9 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.02%) DevOps
10 7 (4.02%) ETL
11 6 (3.45%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.59%) Java
2 32 (18.39%) Shell Script
3 26 (14.94%) Perl
4 16 (9.20%) SQL
5 12 (6.90%) C
6 10 (5.75%) C++
7 8 (4.60%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.02%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.87%) Jython
10 4 (2.30%) Korn
10 4 (2.30%) XPath
11 3 (1.72%) AWK
11 3 (1.72%) Python
11 3 (1.72%) sed
12 2 (1.15%) C#
13 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.57%) VBScript
13 1 (0.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 19 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.02%) IBM Certification
4 4 (2.30%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) IBM WebSphere Certification
6 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.02%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) MiFID
2 1 (0.57%) SEPA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.72%) vCloud
2 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (2.87%) Control-M
3 4 (2.30%) Puppet
4 3 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.72%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.15%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.57%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 112 (64.37%) IBM
2 55 (31.61%) Oracle
3 26 (14.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.75%) Axway
4 10 (5.75%) Fujitsu
4 10 (5.75%) Metastorm
4 10 (5.75%) Sun
5 9 (5.17%) CA
6 8 (4.60%) SAP
7 6 (3.45%) VMware
8 5 (2.87%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.87%) Informatica
8 5 (2.87%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.87%) Sybase
9 3 (1.72%) Charles River
9 3 (1.72%) Fiserv
9 3 (1.72%) HP
9 3 (1.72%) Talend
10 2 (1.15%) Serena
10 2 (1.15%) webMethods
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