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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Message Broker (WMB, WBIMB)
Rank 501 487 468
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker 86 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.57% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 25
Average daily rate
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£472 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
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
14092 13775 12340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.14% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9244 8596 7738
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 264 304
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £15.98 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +12 84 £470 -1.15% 9
West Midlands +17 27 £563 +24.65% 1
London -2 16 £550 +18.91% 2
East Midlands +5 12 - - 4
Nottinghamshire -2 8 - - 1
Nottingham +1 7 - - 1
South West -10 7 £460 +61.31%
Yorkshire -8 6 £325 -23.52%
City of London +12 4 £600 -
West Yorkshire -16 4 £325 -23.52%
Leeds - 4 £325 -
Swindon - 3 £425 -
Wiltshire - 3 £425 -
Birmingham -2 2 £550 +46.66%
Scotland -8 2 £650 +96.96% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Glasgow -4 1 £650 - 1
Hampshire -24 1 £360 -24.21%
South East -28 1 £360 -24.21%
North West - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

WebSphere Message Broker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 157 (92.90%) WebSphere
2 116 (68.64%) IBM
3 89 (52.66%) WebSphere MQ
4 65 (38.46%) Java
5 60 (35.50%) Middleware
6 55 (32.54%) XML
7 44 (26.04%) Oracle
8 41 (24.26%) UNIX
9 36 (21.30%) Web Services
10 35 (20.71%) SAP
10 35 (20.71%) SOA
10 35 (20.71%) DataPower
11 31 (18.34%) WebSphere Application Server
12 29 (17.16%) Finance
13 28 (16.57%) DB2
14 26 (15.38%) XSD
15 23 (13.61%) WSDL
16 22 (13.02%) HTTP
16 22 (13.02%) Solaris
16 22 (13.02%) Linux
17 21 (12.43%) SQL
18 19 (11.24%) AIX
18 19 (11.24%) SOAP
18 19 (11.24%) Banking
18 19 (11.24%) REST
19 18 (10.65%) EAI
20 17 (10.06%) Integration Testing
21 16 (9.47%) Tivoli
22 14 (8.28%) Clustering
22 14 (8.28%) Windows

WebSphere Message Broker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 157 (92.90%) WebSphere
2 31 (18.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (7.10%) NetWeaver
4 8 (4.73%) WebSphere Portal
5 7 (4.14%) WebSphere Process Server
6 4 (2.37%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.37%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.78%) Apache
8 2 (1.18%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.18%) CICS
8 2 (1.18%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.18%) IIS
8 2 (1.18%) JBoss
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.59%) FileNet
9 1 (0.59%) Mule
9 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.78%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.02%) HTTP
2 12 (7.10%) FTP
3 8 (4.73%) HTTPS
3 8 (4.73%) DMZ
3 8 (4.73%) Firewall
4 3 (1.78%) SSL
5 1 (0.59%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.57%) DB2
2 12 (7.10%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.33%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.14%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.37%) SAP HANA
5 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.78%) DataStage
6 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.18%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.18%) SAP BI
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (7.10%) SoapUI
2 8 (4.73%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.37%) ClearQuest
3 4 (2.37%) Subversion
3 4 (2.37%) TortoiseSVN
4 3 (1.78%) Ant
4 3 (1.78%) JIRA
4 3 (1.78%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.59%) ERwin
5 1 (0.59%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.59%) Maven
5 1 (0.59%) Hudson
5 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (17.16%) Finance
2 19 (11.24%) Banking
3 14 (8.28%) Retail
4 8 (4.73%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.37%) Automotive
5 4 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) International Banking
7 1 (0.59%) Legal
7 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (25.44%) Developer
2 33 (19.53%) Administrator
3 31 (18.34%) Architect
4 25 (14.79%) WebSphere Developer
5 24 (14.20%) Analyst
6 23 (13.61%) WebSphere Administrator
7 17 (10.06%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 16 (9.47%) Integration Architect
9 12 (7.10%) Consultant
9 12 (7.10%) Middleware Analyst
10 10 (5.92%) Designer
11 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.73%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.14%) WebSphere Consultant
13 6 (3.55%) UNIX Administrator
13 6 (3.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 6 (3.55%) Integration Analyst
14 5 (2.96%) WebSphere Architect
14 5 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (52.66%) WebSphere MQ
2 60 (35.50%) Middleware
3 55 (32.54%) XML
4 36 (21.30%) Web Services
5 26 (15.38%) XSD
6 23 (13.61%) WSDL
7 19 (11.24%) SOAP
7 19 (11.24%) REST
8 11 (6.51%) HTML
8 11 (6.51%) JMS
8 11 (6.51%) XML Schema
9 10 (5.92%) XSLT
10 9 (5.33%) .NET
11 8 (4.73%) FpML
11 8 (4.73%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (4.73%) JSON
11 8 (4.73%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (3.55%) J2EE
13 3 (1.78%) JDBC
13 3 (1.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.71%) DataPower
2 14 (8.28%) Clustering
3 9 (5.33%) Open Source
4 8 (4.73%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.96%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.78%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.78%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) Replication
8 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (24.26%) UNIX
2 22 (13.02%) Solaris
2 22 (13.02%) Linux
3 19 (11.24%) AIX
4 14 (8.28%) Windows
5 12 (7.10%) zOS
6 8 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.37%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (2.37%) HPUX
7 4 (2.37%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.71%) SOA
2 18 (10.65%) EAI
3 17 (10.06%) Integration Testing
4 12 (7.10%) Change Control
5 10 (5.92%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.33%) Project Management
6 9 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (5.33%) Use Case
7 8 (4.73%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.14%) TOGAF
8 7 (4.14%) Data Modelling
9 6 (3.55%) ITIL
9 6 (3.55%) Unit Testing
10 5 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (2.96%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.96%) UML
11 4 (2.37%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.46%) Java
2 21 (12.43%) SQL
3 6 (3.55%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.37%) ABAP
5 3 (1.78%) Jython
5 3 (1.78%) Korn
5 3 (1.78%) XPath
5 3 (1.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.59%) C#
6 1 (0.59%) Perl
6 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (3.55%) Degree
1 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.37%) IBM Certification
4 3 (1.78%) VCP4
5 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (9.47%) Tivoli
2 11 (6.51%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 8 (4.73%) CA LISA
4 4 (2.37%) nmon
5 1 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.59%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 116 (68.64%) IBM
2 44 (26.04%) Oracle
3 35 (20.71%) SAP
4 8 (4.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.73%) Software AG
4 8 (4.73%) TIBCO
4 8 (4.73%) webMethods
4 8 (4.73%) Green Hat
5 7 (4.14%) Intel
6 5 (2.96%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.37%) Informatica
7 4 (2.37%) HP
7 4 (2.37%) Sybase
8 3 (1.78%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.78%) TSYS
9 2 (1.18%) Kony
9 2 (1.18%) Yahoo!
9 2 (1.18%) Google
9 2 (1.18%) Siebel
9 2 (1.18%) Unisys
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