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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Message Broker (WMB, WBIMB)
Rank 92 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker 27 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.73% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% 2.86% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £405 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
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
666 525 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.19% 25.46% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 319 325
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £416 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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

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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 24 October 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

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 52 (98.11%) WebSphere
2 43 (81.13%) IBM
3 33 (62.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 25 (47.17%) SAP
4 25 (47.17%) UNIX
5 19 (35.85%) Web Services
5 19 (35.85%) Java
6 15 (28.30%) DataPower
7 14 (26.42%) HTTP
7 14 (26.42%) XML
8 12 (22.64%) Windows
8 12 (22.64%) FTP
9 11 (20.75%) Automotive
9 11 (20.75%) Migration
9 11 (20.75%) zOS
9 11 (20.75%) Middleware
10 10 (18.87%) SOA
10 10 (18.87%) SQL
11 9 (16.98%) TOGAF
12 8 (15.09%) Linux
13 7 (13.21%) XSD
13 7 (13.21%) SOAP
13 7 (13.21%) XML Schema
13 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
14 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
14 6 (11.32%) UML
14 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
14 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
15 5 (9.43%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 52 (98.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.89%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) HTTP
2 12 (22.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (3.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.77%) ClearQuest
1 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (20.75%) Automotive
2 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Architect
2 15 (28.30%) Integration Architect
2 15 (28.30%) WebSphere Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Middleware Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Messaging Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Business Integration Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (62.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (35.85%) Web Services
3 14 (26.42%) XML
4 11 (20.75%) Middleware
5 7 (13.21%) SOAP
5 7 (13.21%) XML Schema
5 7 (13.21%) XSD
6 2 (3.77%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) DataPower
2 5 (9.43%) AS400
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) 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 11 (20.75%) Migration
2 10 (18.87%) SOA
3 9 (16.98%) TOGAF
4 6 (11.32%) UML
4 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
5 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Management
5 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Data Mapping
5 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.43%) ETL
5 5 (9.43%) PLM
5 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow Management
7 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.77%) B2B
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.77%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (3.77%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (81.13%) IBM
2 25 (47.17%) 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