The table below looks at the statistics for IBM Integration Bus skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IBM Integration Bus over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Rank 141 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -12
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 3 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.095% 0.50% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 2.19% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 15
Median daily rate £400 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
IBM Integration Bus
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
810 548 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.71% 22.75% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 330 331
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 18
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

IBM Integration Bus
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus across the West Midlands region.

IBM Integration Bus Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IBM Integration Bus
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus across the West Midlands region.

IBM Integration Bus Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

IBM Integration Bus
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Coventry -10 3 £400 -
IBM Integration Bus
England

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (75.00%) IBM
3 7 (58.33%) SOA
3 7 (58.33%) SOAP
3 7 (58.33%) DataPower
4 6 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (50.00%) SAP
5 5 (41.67%) REST
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) Unix
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) User Experience
8 2 (16.67%) RESTful
8 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (16.67%) Middleware
8 2 (16.67%) FTP
9 1 (8.33%) HTTP
9 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
9 1 (8.33%) Oracle
9 1 (8.33%) DB2
9 1 (8.33%) Ant
9 1 (8.33%) XML
9 1 (8.33%) COBOL
9 1 (8.33%) Java
9 1 (8.33%) Automotive
9 1 (8.33%) BAPI
9 1 (8.33%) R
9 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Developer
3 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) SOAP
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (41.67%) REST
3 5 (41.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) BAPI
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) DataPower
2 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) COBOL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) R
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle