The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere Message Broker skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Message Broker over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Message Broker (WMB, WBIMB)
Rank 499 467 472
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker 88 77 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.60% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 43
Average daily rate £450 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.24% +8.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £418 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

WebSphere Message Broker
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere Message Broker Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere Message Broker
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker within the UK.

WebSphere Message Broker Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Message Broker
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WebSphere Message Broker Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSphere Message Broker
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker within the UK.

WebSphere Message Broker Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSphere Message Broker
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -79 78 £475 +0.92% 11
London -45 20 £500 +6.23% 5
South East -2 16 £475 - 2
Yorkshire - 15 £425 - 2
West Yorkshire - 14 £425 - 1
Hampshire +11 10 £400 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -9 10 £451 +12.81%
Halifax - 10 £438 - 1
North West -10 7 £500 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -7 5 £325 - 1
Berkshire -5 4 £475 +5.55%
Scotland -8 3 £413 -8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £325 -
Nottingham - 3 £325 -
Edinburgh -25 2 £425 -
City of London -26 2 - - 5
Warwickshire - 2 £440 -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -

WebSphere Message Broker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebSphere Message Broker 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 WebSphere Message Broker.

1 128 (73.99%) WebSphere
2 102 (58.96%) IBM
3 77 (44.51%) WebSphere MQ
4 35 (20.23%) SAP
4 35 (20.23%) Linux
5 34 (19.65%) Finance
6 33 (19.08%) UNIX
7 32 (18.50%) XML
7 32 (18.50%) Java
8 30 (17.34%) DB2
8 30 (17.34%) Middleware
8 30 (17.34%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 28 (16.18%) Mainframe
10 26 (15.03%) Oracle
11 23 (13.29%) ClearCase
12 22 (12.72%) SOAP
13 21 (12.14%) Windows
14 16 (9.25%) ClearQuest
15 15 (8.67%) Configuration Management
15 15 (8.67%) SOA
15 15 (8.67%) zOS
16 14 (8.09%) AIX
17 13 (7.51%) Web Services
17 13 (7.51%) WebSphere Application Server
17 13 (7.51%) HTTP
17 13 (7.51%) MQSeries
17 13 (7.51%) EDI
18 12 (6.94%) Telecoms
18 12 (6.94%) Banking
19 11 (6.36%) SWIFT

WebSphere Message Broker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebSphere Message Broker 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 WebSphere Message Broker. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 128 (73.99%) WebSphere
2 30 (17.34%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 13 (7.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (7.51%) MQSeries
4 8 (4.62%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.47%) WebSphere Portal
5 6 (3.47%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.16%) ATG Dynamo
6 2 (1.16%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.58%) CICS
7 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.58%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) IaaS
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
1 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.51%) HTTP
2 8 (4.62%) FTP
3 3 (1.73%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.16%) RTP
4 2 (1.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.58%) DNS
5 1 (0.58%) DMZ
5 1 (0.58%) SAN
5 1 (0.58%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.34%) DB2
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.16%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.16%) DataStage
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 23 (13.29%) ClearCase
2 16 (9.25%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.73%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.16%) JUnit
General
1 34 (19.65%) Finance
2 12 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.94%) Banking
3 5 (2.89%) Retail
4 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.73%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (23.12%) Developer
2 29 (16.76%) Architect
3 23 (13.29%) Administrator
3 23 (13.29%) WebSphere Developer
4 19 (10.98%) WebSphere Administrator
4 19 (10.98%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 14 (8.09%) Consultant
6 13 (7.51%) Integration Architect
7 5 (2.89%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (2.89%) Project Manager
7 5 (2.89%) SAP PI Consultant
7 5 (2.89%) Designer
7 5 (2.89%) SAP Manager
8 4 (2.31%) SAP Project Manager
8 4 (2.31%) WebSphere Architect
8 4 (2.31%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (2.31%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (2.31%) WebSphere Specialist
9 3 (1.73%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (44.51%) WebSphere MQ
2 32 (18.50%) XML
3 30 (17.34%) Middleware
4 22 (12.72%) SOAP
5 13 (7.51%) Web Services
5 13 (7.51%) EDI
6 10 (5.78%) XML Schema
7 8 (4.62%) SAP PI
7 8 (4.62%) XSD
7 8 (4.62%) WSDL
8 7 (4.05%) XSLT
9 5 (2.89%) JMS
10 4 (2.31%) J2EE
11 2 (1.16%) Spring
11 2 (1.16%) Ajax
11 2 (1.16%) GWT
11 2 (1.16%) Spring Security
11 2 (1.16%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.16%) .NET
11 2 (1.16%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.18%) Mainframe
2 11 (6.36%) SWIFT
3 8 (4.62%) DataPower
4 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.73%) Clustering
6 2 (1.16%) Blog
6 2 (1.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.58%) iSeries
7 1 (0.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.23%) Linux
2 33 (19.08%) UNIX
3 21 (12.14%) Windows
4 15 (8.67%) zOS
5 14 (8.09%) AIX
6 5 (2.89%) Solaris
7 4 (2.31%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (8.67%) Configuration Management
1 15 (8.67%) SOA
2 10 (5.78%) B2B
3 9 (5.20%) Service Delivery
4 8 (4.62%) Integration Testing
4 8 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (4.62%) Change Management
4 8 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (4.05%) ITIL
5 7 (4.05%) Migration
5 7 (4.05%) Scrum
5 7 (4.05%) Problem Management
6 6 (3.47%) Release Management
6 6 (3.47%) Workflow Management
6 6 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (3.47%) Workflow
6 6 (3.47%) ERP
7 5 (2.89%) E-Commerce
7 5 (2.89%) Time Management
7 5 (2.89%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.50%) Java
2 9 (5.20%) SQL
3 4 (2.31%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (2.31%) ActionScript
4 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.58%) Perl
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.20%) SC Cleared
1 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) RosettaNet
2 5 (2.89%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) Tivoli
2 5 (2.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (2.31%) nmon
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 102 (58.96%) IBM
2 35 (20.23%) SAP
3 26 (15.03%) Oracle
4 7 (4.05%) JBoss
5 5 (2.89%) ATG
6 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.73%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.16%) Axway
9 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.58%) Software AG
9 1 (0.58%) Informatica
9 1 (0.58%) Intel
9 1 (0.58%) Remedy
9 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
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