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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Message Broker (WMB, WBIMB)
Rank 107 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSphere Message Broker 7 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.56% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.26% 2.24% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 19
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £503 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £446 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
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
557 536 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.94% 25.13% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 321 292
Average daily rate £371 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 21
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.54% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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
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 19 December 2014. 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
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WebSphere Message Broker
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (97.56%) WebSphere
2 34 (82.93%) IBM
3 24 (58.54%) WebSphere MQ
4 21 (51.22%) UNIX
5 20 (48.78%) Java
6 14 (34.15%) SAP
7 13 (31.71%) Web Services
7 13 (31.71%) XML
8 11 (26.83%) SQL
9 10 (24.39%) HTTP
9 10 (24.39%) Middleware
10 9 (21.95%) Windows
10 9 (21.95%) FTP
10 9 (21.95%) DataPower
11 8 (19.51%) Linux
11 8 (19.51%) zOS
12 7 (17.07%) XSD
13 6 (14.63%) SOA
13 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
13 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
13 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
13 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
14 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
14 5 (12.20%) Automotive
14 5 (12.20%) SOAP
15 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
15 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
15 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
15 3 (7.32%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 40 (97.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
2 9 (21.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.88%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
General
1 6 (14.63%) Manufacturing
2 5 (12.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) WebSphere Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Middleware Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Integration Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Messaging Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Administrator
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Integration Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Business Integration Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Integration Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (31.71%) Web Services
2 13 (31.71%) XML
3 10 (24.39%) Middleware
4 7 (17.07%) XSD
5 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
6 5 (12.20%) SOAP
7 2 (4.88%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) DataPower
2 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) AS400
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) UNIX
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) Linux
3 8 (19.51%) zOS
4 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) SOA
1 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
2 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
3 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.32%) UML
3 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.88%) Workflow Management
4 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Workflow
4 2 (4.88%) B2B
4 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
4 2 (4.88%) ActionScript 2.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) IBM
2 14 (34.15%) SAP
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) BMC