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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 117 82
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 0 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.27% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.07% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 19
Median daily rate - £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 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
640 655 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.70% 24.81% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 407 314
Median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM