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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Message Broker (WMB, WBIMB)
Rank 93 101 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker 14 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.29% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.99% 1.13% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 11
Average daily rate
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£430 £473 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.99% +21.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £389
% change year-on-year
+4.33% +15.75%
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
468 531 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.68% 25.48% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 319 276
Average daily rate £351 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £14.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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

WebSphere Message Broker
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Last Year
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Birmingham - 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 39 (95.12%) WebSphere
2 31 (75.61%) IBM
3 26 (63.41%) Java
4 21 (51.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 18 (43.90%) UNIX
6 14 (34.15%) Middleware
7 13 (31.71%) XML
8 11 (26.83%) Web Services
8 11 (26.83%) DataPower
9 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
9 10 (24.39%) SQL
10 9 (21.95%) SAP
10 9 (21.95%) Linux
10 9 (21.95%) FTP
11 8 (19.51%) zOS
11 8 (19.51%) Windows
12 7 (17.07%) XSD
12 7 (17.07%) Oracle
12 7 (17.07%) SOA
13 6 (14.63%) HTTP
13 6 (14.63%) ClearCase
13 6 (14.63%) DB2
13 6 (14.63%) SOAP
13 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
13 6 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
14 5 (12.20%) QA
14 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
14 5 (12.20%) EAI
14 5 (12.20%) XML Schema

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 39 (95.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) FTP
2 6 (14.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) DB2
2 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) ClearCase
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
2 4 (9.76%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.88%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.44%) Hudson
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
General
1 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) WebSphere Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Middleware Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Messaging Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Integrator
8 1 (2.44%) Senior WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Integration Project Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Integration Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Business Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (34.15%) Middleware
3 13 (31.71%) XML
4 11 (26.83%) Web Services
5 7 (17.07%) XSD
6 6 (14.63%) SOAP
7 5 (12.20%) XML Schema
8 2 (4.88%) WSDL
9 1 (2.44%) Spring Batch
9 1 (2.44%) REST
9 1 (2.44%) Spring
9 1 (2.44%) XSLT
9 1 (2.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) DataPower
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) UNIX
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) zOS
3 8 (19.51%) Windows
4 4 (9.76%) HPUX
4 4 (9.76%) Windows NT
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Unit Testing
2 7 (17.07%) SOA
3 6 (14.63%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
4 5 (12.20%) EAI
5 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
5 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.88%) Workflow
7 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.88%) Workflow Management
8 1 (2.44%) Use Case
8 1 (2.44%) Migration
8 1 (2.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) IBM
2 9 (21.95%) SAP
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) Green Hat
6 1 (2.44%) webMethods
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) TIBCO