Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Integration Bus over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 217 254
Rank change year-on-year -22 +37 +36
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 18 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 1.13% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 14
City of London median daily rate £498 £563 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.56% +34.33% -
10th Percentile £450 £410 £388
90th Percentile £572 £675 £496
Central London median daily rate £498 £550 £419
% change year-on-year -9.55% +31.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

IBM Integration Bus is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2713 2395 2794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.90% 35.76% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2277 2025 2306
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing IBM Integration Bus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Integration Bus in the City of London

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in the City of London

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Integration Bus in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 17 (94.44%) IBM
2 13 (72.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (72.22%) WebSphere
3 10 (55.56%) Java
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 9 (50.00%) Banking
5 8 (44.44%) XML
5 8 (44.44%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) SOAP
6 7 (38.89%) SOA
7 6 (33.33%) XPath
7 6 (33.33%) REST
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
10 3 (16.67%) Ansible
10 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (16.67%) Temenos T24
10 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (16.67%) Temenos
10 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 3 (16.67%) Linux
10 3 (16.67%) JBoss
10 3 (16.67%) RDBMS

IBM Integration Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (72.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Temenos T24
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Integration Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Release and Configuration Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Release Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 8 (44.44%) XML
4 7 (38.89%) SOAP
5 6 (33.33%) REST
6 2 (11.11%) Middleware
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
7 1 (5.56%) .NET
7 1 (5.56%) COM
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE
7 1 (5.56%) RESTful
7 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SOA
2 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) BPMN
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Data Stewardship
3 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) SDLC
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) V-Model
3 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) XPath
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Temenos
4 1 (5.56%) Informatica
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) VMware