The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Message Broker (WMB, WBIMB)
Rank 487 478 455
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker 91 79 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 0.60% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 36
Average daily rate
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£470 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £389
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +15.75%
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
13771 13183 12660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.15% 27.06% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9272 8349 8016
Average daily rate £390 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 283 330
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 26 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 23 January 2015. 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
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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 +11 90 £470 +4.76% 26
South West - 21 £493 - 2
London -12 19 £468 +10.00% 12
West Midlands +8 14 £430 -8.99%
East Midlands +19 12 - - 9
Swindon - 7 £400 - 2
Wiltshire - 7 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire +1 6 - -
City of London +13 5 £450 +38.46% 1
Nottingham 0 5 - -
Yorkshire -10 5 £325 -27.77%
West Yorkshire -2 4 £325 -27.77%
Leeds - 4 £325 -
South East -26 3 £500 +11.57%
Cheshire +7 1 - - 2
North West -2 1 - - 2
Edinburgh -11 1 - - 3
Scotland -19 1 - - 3
Birmingham - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1

WebSphere Message Broker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 176 (91.19%) WebSphere
2 138 (71.50%) IBM
3 107 (55.44%) WebSphere MQ
4 80 (41.45%) Java
5 61 (31.61%) UNIX
6 57 (29.53%) Middleware
7 49 (25.39%) XML
8 44 (22.80%) Oracle
9 38 (19.69%) Linux
10 36 (18.65%) DB2
10 36 (18.65%) WebSphere Application Server
10 36 (18.65%) Finance
11 34 (17.62%) SAP
12 33 (17.10%) Web Services
12 33 (17.10%) SQL
13 31 (16.06%) AIX
14 30 (15.54%) DataPower
15 27 (13.99%) SOA
16 23 (11.92%) HTTP
17 22 (11.40%) Solaris
18 20 (10.36%) Banking
18 20 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (9.33%) ClearCase
19 18 (9.33%) FTP
20 17 (8.81%) XSD
20 17 (8.81%) Windows
21 16 (8.29%) Mainframe
21 16 (8.29%) Management Information System
21 16 (8.29%) zOS
21 16 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management

WebSphere Message Broker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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
1 176 (91.19%) WebSphere
2 36 (18.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (6.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 12 (6.22%) WebSphere Portal
4 8 (4.15%) NetWeaver
4 8 (4.15%) WebSphere Process Server
5 5 (2.59%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 5 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.07%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.55%) Apache
7 3 (1.55%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.55%) CICS
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.04%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (1.04%) IIS
8 2 (1.04%) JBoss
8 2 (1.04%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.52%) Mule
9 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.52%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.55%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.92%) HTTP
2 18 (9.33%) FTP
3 5 (2.59%) DMZ
3 5 (2.59%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.59%) Firewall
4 3 (1.55%) SSL
5 1 (0.52%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.65%) DB2
2 10 (5.18%) RDBMS
2 10 (5.18%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.66%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.55%) DataStage
5 3 (1.55%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.04%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.04%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (9.33%) ClearCase
2 14 (7.25%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.07%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.07%) Subversion
3 4 (2.07%) JIRA
3 4 (2.07%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (1.55%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.52%) Hudson
5 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.52%) Maven
5 1 (0.52%) Ant
5 1 (0.52%) ERwin
General
1 36 (18.65%) Finance
2 20 (10.36%) Banking
3 11 (5.70%) Retail
4 8 (4.15%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.07%) Automotive
7 2 (1.04%) International Banking
7 2 (1.04%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (29.02%) Developer
2 34 (17.62%) Administrator
3 32 (16.58%) WebSphere Developer
4 29 (15.03%) Analyst
5 24 (12.44%) WebSphere Administrator
6 23 (11.92%) Architect
7 20 (10.36%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 19 (9.84%) Consultant
9 12 (6.22%) WebSphere Consultant
9 12 (6.22%) Middleware Analyst
10 10 (5.18%) Integration Architect
11 9 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (4.66%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.15%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.15%) Designer
12 8 (4.15%) WebSphere Specialist
13 7 (3.63%) Systems Administrator
14 6 (3.11%) Business Analyst
14 6 (3.11%) UNIX Administrator
14 6 (3.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (55.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 57 (29.53%) Middleware
3 49 (25.39%) XML
4 33 (17.10%) Web Services
5 17 (8.81%) XSD
6 12 (6.22%) WSDL
7 11 (5.70%) XSLT
7 11 (5.70%) .NET
8 10 (5.18%) SOAP
9 9 (4.66%) REST
9 9 (4.66%) XML Schema
9 9 (4.66%) HTML
10 8 (4.15%) FpML
10 8 (4.15%) JMS
10 8 (4.15%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (3.11%) J2EE
12 5 (2.59%) JSON
12 5 (2.59%) ActiveMQ
13 3 (1.55%) Java EE
13 3 (1.55%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.54%) DataPower
2 20 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.29%) Mainframe
3 16 (8.29%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.22%) Clustering
5 6 (3.11%) Open Source
6 4 (2.07%) iSeries
6 4 (2.07%) SWIFT
7 3 (1.55%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.04%) Replication
8 2 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.52%) VSAM
9 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.52%) AS400
9 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 61 (31.61%) UNIX
2 38 (19.69%) Linux
3 31 (16.06%) AIX
4 22 (11.40%) Solaris
5 17 (8.81%) Windows
6 16 (8.29%) zOS
7 10 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.07%) Windows NT
8 4 (2.07%) HPUX
8 4 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.99%) SOA
2 16 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (7.25%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.74%) Project Management
5 12 (6.22%) Workflow
5 12 (6.22%) Workflow Management
5 12 (6.22%) Change Control
6 11 (5.70%) Migration
6 11 (5.70%) UML
7 10 (5.18%) Configuration Management
7 10 (5.18%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (5.18%) Unit Testing
8 9 (4.66%) Integration Testing
8 9 (4.66%) EAI
9 8 (4.15%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.11%) ITIL
10 6 (3.11%) TOGAF
11 5 (2.59%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 80 (41.45%) Java
2 33 (17.10%) SQL
3 7 (3.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.59%) Perl
5 3 (1.55%) Jython
5 3 (1.55%) Korn
5 3 (1.55%) ABAP
5 3 (1.55%) C#
5 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.04%) XPath
7 1 (0.52%) C
7 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.59%) Security Cleared
1 5 (2.59%) Degree
1 5 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.07%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (7.77%) Tivoli
2 11 (5.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (2.07%) nmon
4 1 (0.52%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.52%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 138 (71.50%) IBM
2 44 (22.80%) Oracle
3 34 (17.62%) SAP
4 11 (5.70%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.15%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.59%) Intel
6 5 (2.59%) Software AG
7 4 (2.07%) SunGard
7 4 (2.07%) HP
8 3 (1.55%) TSYS
8 3 (1.55%) Sybase
8 3 (1.55%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.55%) Informatica
9 2 (1.04%) Kony
9 2 (1.04%) Siebel
9 2 (1.04%) Unisys
9 2 (1.04%) Yahoo!
9 2 (1.04%) Google
10 1 (0.52%) Alias
10 1 (0.52%) webMethods
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