The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere Message Broker skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSphere Message Broker over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Message Broker (WMB, WBIMB)
Rank 94 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker 34 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.52% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.31% 1.90% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £394 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £333 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £464 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £455 £415
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
640 580 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.89% 27.48% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 364 336
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 19
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WebSphere Message Broker
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere Message Broker Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere Message Broker
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker across the West Midlands region.

WebSphere Message Broker Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere Message Broker
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WebSphere Message Broker Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

WebSphere Message Broker
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker across the West Midlands region.

WebSphere Message Broker Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 51 (96.23%) WebSphere
2 42 (79.25%) IBM
3 31 (58.49%) WebSphere MQ
4 28 (52.83%) SAP
5 24 (45.28%) UNIX
6 18 (33.96%) Web Services
7 17 (32.08%) Java
8 15 (28.30%) HTTP
8 15 (28.30%) DataPower
9 12 (22.64%) XML
9 12 (22.64%) Windows
9 12 (22.64%) Migration
9 12 (22.64%) Automotive
10 11 (20.75%) SOA
10 11 (20.75%) zOS
11 10 (18.87%) TOGAF
12 9 (16.98%) FTP
12 9 (16.98%) SQL
13 8 (15.09%) Linux
13 8 (15.09%) XML Schema
13 8 (15.09%) Middleware
14 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
15 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
15 6 (11.32%) ETL
15 6 (11.32%) UML
15 6 (11.32%) PLM
15 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (11.32%) SAP Data Services
15 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
15 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing

WebSphere Message Broker
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 51 (96.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) HTTP
2 9 (16.98%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (3.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.77%) ClearQuest
General
1 12 (22.64%) Automotive
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Architect
2 18 (33.96%) Integration Architect
3 16 (30.19%) WebSphere Developer
4 9 (16.98%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 8 (15.09%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Integration Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Messaging Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Business Integration Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Senior WebSphere Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (58.49%) WebSphere MQ
2 18 (33.96%) Web Services
3 12 (22.64%) XML
4 8 (15.09%) XML Schema
4 8 (15.09%) Middleware
5 5 (9.43%) SOAP
6 4 (7.55%) XSD
7 2 (3.77%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) DataPower
2 5 (9.43%) AS400
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) UNIX
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 11 (20.75%) zOS
4 8 (15.09%) Linux
5 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Migration
2 11 (20.75%) SOA
3 10 (18.87%) TOGAF
4 6 (11.32%) ETL
4 6 (11.32%) UML
4 6 (11.32%) PLM
4 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
4 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
4 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (11.32%) Data Migration
4 6 (11.32%) Data Mapping
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
5 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.77%) B2B
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Java
2 9 (16.98%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.77%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (3.77%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) IBM
2 28 (52.83%) SAP
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) BMC
6 1 (1.89%) Remedy