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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Message Broker (WMB, WBIMB)
Rank 112 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker 14 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.65% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 2.62% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £433 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £518 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £458
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 -
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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
601 572 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.52% 24.76% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 318 197
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 11
Average hourly rate £31.47 £23.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.82% -19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.54 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Warwickshire +5 7 £331 -30.26%
Birmingham - 2 £550 -
Coventry -4 1 - -
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England

WebSphere Message Broker
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (80.00%) IBM
3 19 (54.29%) EAI
3 19 (54.29%) SOA
4 16 (45.71%) XML
4 16 (45.71%) Middleware
4 16 (45.71%) DataPower
5 14 (40.00%) Oracle
6 13 (37.14%) Integration Testing
7 12 (34.29%) Java
8 11 (31.43%) WSDL
8 11 (31.43%) SOAP
9 10 (28.57%) XSD
9 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 10 (28.57%) webMethods
9 10 (28.57%) Use Case
9 10 (28.57%) SoapUI
9 10 (28.57%) REST
9 10 (28.57%) TIBCO
9 10 (28.57%) CA LISA
9 10 (28.57%) Green Hat
9 10 (28.57%) Solace
10 8 (22.86%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (20.00%) Web Services
11 7 (20.00%) SAP
12 5 (14.29%) XML Schema
12 5 (14.29%) Automotive
13 4 (11.43%) Subversion
13 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 35 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) DB2
1 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 4 (11.43%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 2 (5.71%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 12 (34.29%) Integration Architect
3 9 (25.71%) WebSphere Developer
4 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Integrator
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) XML
1 16 (45.71%) Middleware
2 11 (31.43%) SOAP
2 11 (31.43%) WSDL
3 10 (28.57%) XSD
3 10 (28.57%) REST
4 8 (22.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.86%) HTML
7 1 (2.86%) XSLT
7 1 (2.86%) Spring Batch
7 1 (2.86%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) DataPower
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) HPUX
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Windows NT
1 4 (11.43%) zOS
1 4 (11.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) EAI
1 19 (54.29%) SOA
2 13 (37.14%) Integration Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Use Case
4 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (11.43%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Data Mapping
5 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) ETL
5 3 (8.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.71%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) IBM
2 14 (40.00%) Oracle
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (28.57%) TIBCO
3 10 (28.57%) webMethods
3 10 (28.57%) Green Hat
3 10 (28.57%) Solace
4 7 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) HP