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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 523 541 478
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -63
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 111 123 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.21% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.75% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 60 86
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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
15889 16310 15708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 27.96% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11016 11043 9971
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 289 217
Median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +16 111 £425 -5.55% 9
London +15 52 £425 - 4
Yorkshire +9 20 £500 +11.11% 1
South Yorkshire - 15 £500 -
Sheffield - 15 £500 -
South East +2 12 £413 -1.78% 3
City of London +33 11 £420 +5.00% 2
North East - 10 £270 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £270 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £270 -
East Midlands 0 9 £350 -30.65%
Buckinghamshire +20 8 £413 +10.00% 1
Milton Keynes +20 6 £463 +23.33% 1
West Midlands -38 4 £400 -5.88% 1
North West +14 3 £413 -
Nottinghamshire -4 3 - -
Nottingham -8 3 - -
Coventry -13 3 £400 - 1
Chesterfield - 3 £350 -
Derbyshire - 3 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Reading +9 2 £438 -2.77%
Berkshire 0 2 £438 -2.77%
West Yorkshire -6 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Halifax -7 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £525 -
Swindon +7 1 £375 -
Wiltshire +1 1 £375 -
Hampshire -1 1 £385 -0.64% 2
South West -2 1 £375 -22.68%

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 193 (88.13%) WebSphere
2 152 (69.41%) IBM
3 107 (48.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 101 (46.12%) Middleware
5 99 (45.21%) Java
6 76 (34.70%) Oracle
7 73 (33.33%) Unix
8 70 (31.96%) Finance
9 52 (23.74%) Perl
10 51 (23.29%) Windows
10 51 (23.29%) Web Services
11 50 (22.83%) Linux
12 48 (21.92%) DataPower
13 45 (20.55%) J2EE
14 44 (20.09%) Microsoft
15 43 (19.63%) XML
16 42 (19.18%) SOAP
16 42 (19.18%) WebSphere Application Server
17 38 (17.35%) SOA
18 37 (16.89%) AIX
19 35 (15.98%) REST
20 34 (15.53%) WebLogic
21 31 (14.16%) Solaris
21 31 (14.16%) DB2
22 30 (13.70%) SSL
22 30 (13.70%) Release Management
22 30 (13.70%) Security Cleared
23 27 (12.33%) HTTP
23 27 (12.33%) XSLT
24 25 (11.42%) Agile Software Development

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
1 193 (88.13%) WebSphere
2 42 (19.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 34 (15.53%) WebLogic
4 24 (10.96%) MQSeries
5 22 (10.05%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 19 (8.68%) Tuxedo
7 17 (7.76%) Oracle Application Server
8 16 (7.31%) WebSphere Portal
9 15 (6.85%) AquaLogic
10 13 (5.94%) WebLogic Portal
11 10 (4.57%) FileNet
12 8 (3.65%) SharePoint
13 7 (3.20%) Apache
13 7 (3.20%) CICS
13 7 (3.20%) JBoss
14 6 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
15 5 (2.28%) IBM Transformation Extender
16 2 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
16 2 (0.91%) WebSphere Process Server
17 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (5.02%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.37%) MS Project
4 2 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (6.85%) OpenText MBPM
2 7 (3.20%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (2.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (1.37%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.70%) SSL
2 27 (12.33%) HTTP
3 17 (7.76%) FTP
4 12 (5.48%) LDAP
5 5 (2.28%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.28%) WinSCP
6 3 (1.37%) Firewall
6 3 (1.37%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.91%) Internet
7 2 (0.91%) SSH
8 1 (0.46%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.46%) DNS
8 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.46%) SMTP
8 1 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.16%) DB2
2 24 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 16 (7.31%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.83%) DataStage
7 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.91%) MS Access
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.46%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.46%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Subversion
1 8 (3.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (2.74%) Ant
3 5 (2.28%) SoapUI
4 4 (1.83%) Build Forge
5 3 (1.37%) JUnit
5 3 (1.37%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (1.37%) XMLSpy
6 2 (0.91%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.91%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.91%) Toad
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 70 (31.96%) Finance
2 22 (10.05%) Banking
3 17 (7.76%) Retail
4 15 (6.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Automotive
6 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (35.16%) Developer
2 39 (17.81%) WebSphere Developer
3 37 (16.89%) Architect
4 32 (14.61%) Middleware Developer
5 28 (12.79%) WebSphere Specialist
6 26 (11.87%) Analyst
7 25 (11.42%) Integration Architect
7 25 (11.42%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 21 (9.59%) Integration Developer
9 19 (8.68%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (7.31%) Consultant
10 16 (7.31%) Integration Specialist
11 14 (6.39%) Java Developer
12 13 (5.94%) Administrator
12 13 (5.94%) WebSphere Architect
13 12 (5.48%) Designer
14 11 (5.02%) Analyst Developer
14 11 (5.02%) Java Middleware Developer
14 11 (5.02%) Middleware Specialist
14 11 (5.02%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (48.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 101 (46.12%) Middleware
3 51 (23.29%) Web Services
4 45 (20.55%) J2EE
5 43 (19.63%) XML
6 42 (19.18%) SOAP
7 35 (15.98%) REST
8 27 (12.33%) XSLT
9 19 (8.68%) JMS
10 12 (5.48%) RESTful
11 11 (5.02%) .NET
12 10 (4.57%) XSD
13 9 (4.11%) JSON
14 8 (3.65%) WSDL
15 7 (3.20%) FpML
16 6 (2.74%) XML Messaging
17 3 (1.37%) BAPI
17 3 (1.37%) EJB
17 3 (1.37%) JSP
17 3 (1.37%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.92%) DataPower
2 16 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.48%) iSeries
4 9 (4.11%) Clustering
5 8 (3.65%) Equities
5 8 (3.65%) Fixed Income
5 8 (3.65%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.20%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.28%) SWIFT
7 5 (2.28%) Tandem
8 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.37%) User Experience
9 3 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.46%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 73 (33.33%) Unix
2 51 (23.29%) Windows
3 50 (22.83%) Linux
4 37 (16.89%) AIX
5 31 (14.16%) Solaris
6 22 (10.05%) Windows Server
7 20 (9.13%) OS/390
8 10 (4.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.37%) zOS
10 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.35%) SOA
2 30 (13.70%) Release Management
3 25 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (10.50%) Change Management
4 23 (10.50%) ITIL
5 20 (9.13%) Configuration Management
6 18 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.76%) Problem Management
7 17 (7.76%) Service Delivery
8 16 (7.31%) Migration
9 14 (6.39%) QMS
10 13 (5.94%) Security Management
11 12 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (5.02%) Data Modelling
13 9 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (4.11%) UML
14 8 (3.65%) Asset Management
14 8 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (3.65%) SDLC
14 8 (3.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 99 (45.21%) Java
2 52 (23.74%) Perl
3 21 (9.59%) C
4 20 (9.13%) C++
4 20 (9.13%) SQL
5 15 (6.85%) Jython
6 14 (6.39%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.20%) XPath
8 6 (2.74%) C#
9 4 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.37%) Korn
11 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (13.70%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.37%) Degree
4 3 (1.37%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.46%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.37%) ISO15022
2 3 (1.37%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.91%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.28%) Docker
3 4 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.37%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (3.20%) Control-M
2 6 (2.74%) Puppet
3 5 (2.28%) BladeLogic
4 3 (1.37%) Nagios
4 3 (1.37%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.91%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.91%) DameWare
5 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.91%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.46%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 152 (69.41%) IBM
2 76 (34.70%) Oracle
3 44 (20.09%) Microsoft
4 20 (9.13%) webMethods
5 16 (7.31%) Sun
6 15 (6.85%) Axway
6 15 (6.85%) Fujitsu
7 14 (6.39%) Apigee
8 11 (5.02%) SAP
9 10 (4.57%) Intel
10 8 (3.65%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.65%) Serena
11 7 (3.20%) BMC
12 5 (2.28%) Software AG
13 4 (1.83%) VMware
14 3 (1.37%) CA
14 3 (1.37%) HP
15 2 (0.91%) F5
15 2 (0.91%) Siebel
15 2 (0.91%) TIBCO
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