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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Message Broker (WMB, WBIMB)
Rank 490 515 471
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -44
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker 107 84 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.72% 0.56% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -

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
14917 14887 12863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.33% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9662 9655 8037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 219 349
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.05 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 30 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 27 April 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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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 +27 103 £450 -5.26% 5
London +18 42 £450 -16.27% 3
West Midlands -4 23 £575 +27.42%
East Midlands +5 13 £340 -
Warwickshire +7 9 £300 -31.81%
South East -30 8 £450 -5.26% 2
City of London +14 7 £400 -
Yorkshire -34 7 £500 +17.64%
Midlands +5 5 £350 -
Berkshire +6 4 £450 -5.26% 2
West Yorkshire -21 4 - -
Derbyshire - 4 - -
Reading +5 3 £394 -17.10% 2
Scotland +3 3 £650 +57.57% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 3 - -
Nottingham -3 3 - -
South Yorkshire -6 3 £500 +5.26%
Birmingham -7 3 £550 +46.66%
Hampshire -16 3 £425 +6.25%
Northamptonshire - 3 £340 -
Chesterfield - 3 - -
South West -4 2 £435 +52.63%
Leeds -5 2 - -
Sheffield -6 2 £500 +5.26%
Halifax -6 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £435 -
Glasgow -2 1 £650 -
Milton Keynes -2 1 £550 -8.33%
Coventry -2 1 - -
Edinburgh -8 1 - - 1

WebSphere Message Broker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 187 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 130 (69.52%) IBM
3 108 (57.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 65 (34.76%) DataPower
5 63 (33.69%) Oracle
6 54 (28.88%) Middleware
7 44 (23.53%) Java
8 42 (22.46%) XML
8 42 (22.46%) SOA
9 38 (20.32%) SAP
10 34 (18.18%) AIX
11 32 (17.11%) WebSphere Application Server
12 31 (16.58%) Finance
13 29 (15.51%) UNIX
14 28 (14.97%) Web Services
14 28 (14.97%) DB2
15 27 (14.44%) WSDL
16 25 (13.37%) EAI
16 25 (13.37%) XSD
17 23 (12.30%) HTTP
17 23 (12.30%) Banking
18 21 (11.23%) SOAP
19 20 (10.70%) MQSeries
19 20 (10.70%) Retail
20 18 (9.63%) REST
21 15 (8.02%) Integration Testing
22 13 (6.95%) Tivoli
22 13 (6.95%) zOS
22 13 (6.95%) Microsoft
22 13 (6.95%) SoapUI

WebSphere Message Broker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 187 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 32 (17.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 20 (10.70%) MQSeries
4 12 (6.42%) NetWeaver
5 10 (5.35%) WebSphere Portal
6 5 (2.67%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (1.60%) CICS
8 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.07%) IIS
9 1 (0.53%) Apache
9 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.07%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.53%) Eikon
2 1 (0.53%) Agresso
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.53%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.30%) HTTP
2 8 (4.28%) HTTPS
2 8 (4.28%) DMZ
2 8 (4.28%) Firewall
3 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.14%) SSL
4 4 (2.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.97%) DB2
2 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.14%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (2.14%) SAP HANA
4 4 (2.14%) Big Data
4 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.60%) DataStage
5 3 (1.60%) SAP BI
5 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.07%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (6.95%) SoapUI
2 6 (3.21%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.14%) Subversion
3 4 (2.14%) TortoiseSVN
3 4 (2.14%) Ant
4 2 (1.07%) Selenium
4 2 (1.07%) TestComplete
4 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.07%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.53%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.53%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.53%) Maven
5 1 (0.53%) Hudson
5 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (16.58%) Finance
2 23 (12.30%) Banking
3 20 (10.70%) Retail
4 6 (3.21%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.14%) Automotive
5 4 (2.14%) Law
6 2 (1.07%) International Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (26.20%) Architect
2 43 (22.99%) Developer
3 30 (16.04%) Consultant
3 30 (16.04%) Administrator
4 29 (15.51%) WebSphere Developer
5 26 (13.90%) WebSphere Administrator
6 24 (12.83%) Integration Architect
7 23 (12.30%) WebSphere Consultant
8 20 (10.70%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
9 16 (8.56%) WebSphere Architect
10 15 (8.02%) Analyst
11 8 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.74%) Designer
13 6 (3.21%) Middleware Analyst
13 6 (3.21%) UNIX Administrator
13 6 (3.21%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 5 (2.67%) Middleware Consultant
15 4 (2.14%) Integration Project Manager
15 4 (2.14%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (57.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 54 (28.88%) Middleware
3 42 (22.46%) XML
4 28 (14.97%) Web Services
5 27 (14.44%) WSDL
6 25 (13.37%) XSD
7 21 (11.23%) SOAP
8 18 (9.63%) REST
9 12 (6.42%) JMS
10 11 (5.88%) HTML
11 10 (5.35%) .NET
12 8 (4.28%) ActiveMQ
12 8 (4.28%) JSON
13 7 (3.74%) XML Schema
14 6 (3.21%) XSLT
15 5 (2.67%) J2EE
16 4 (2.14%) FpML
16 4 (2.14%) FIX Protocol
17 2 (1.07%) XML Messaging
18 1 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (34.76%) DataPower
2 12 (6.42%) Clustering
3 8 (4.28%) Open Source
4 5 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.14%) iSeries
5 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.60%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.60%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.60%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.07%) Replication
7 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.18%) AIX
2 29 (15.51%) UNIX
3 13 (6.95%) zOS
4 12 (6.42%) Linux
4 12 (6.42%) Windows
5 10 (5.35%) Solaris
6 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.14%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (2.14%) HPUX
7 4 (2.14%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Android
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.46%) SOA
2 25 (13.37%) EAI
3 15 (8.02%) Integration Testing
4 12 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (6.42%) Configuration Management
5 10 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (4.81%) Use Case
6 9 (4.81%) E-Commerce
7 8 (4.28%) TOGAF
7 8 (4.28%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.28%) High Availability
8 7 (3.74%) ETL
9 6 (3.21%) ERP
9 6 (3.21%) ITIL
10 5 (2.67%) UML
10 5 (2.67%) Project Management
10 5 (2.67%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (2.14%) Migration
11 4 (2.14%) Change Management
11 4 (2.14%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.53%) Java
2 10 (5.35%) SQL
3 5 (2.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.14%) ABAP
4 4 (2.14%) Jython
4 4 (2.14%) Korn
5 3 (1.60%) XPath
6 2 (1.07%) Perl
6 2 (1.07%) C#
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (3.74%) Degree
2 5 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.14%) IBM Certification
4 2 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.21%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (6.95%) Tivoli
2 9 (4.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 9 (4.81%) CA LISA
3 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.53%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 130 (69.52%) IBM
2 63 (33.69%) Oracle
3 38 (20.32%) SAP
4 13 (6.95%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.81%) TIBCO
5 9 (4.81%) webMethods
5 9 (4.81%) Green Hat
5 9 (4.81%) Solace
6 8 (4.28%) Software AG
7 7 (3.74%) Intel
8 4 (2.14%) Sybase
8 4 (2.14%) Informatica
9 3 (1.60%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.60%) Siebel
10 2 (1.07%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.07%) Google
10 2 (1.07%) Coremetrics
11 1 (0.53%) TSYS
11 1 (0.53%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.53%) Alias
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