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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
London / City of London
Rank 150 150 188
Rank change year-on-year 0 +38  
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.13% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.73% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £575 £350 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.28% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +1.19% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IBM Integration Bus is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1049 1091 1530
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.04% 32.79% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 918 1224
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing IBM Integration Bus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (88.46%) IBM
2 20 (76.92%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 14 (53.85%) Web Services
4 13 (50.00%) Banking
4 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 12 (46.15%) REST
6 10 (38.46%) MOM
6 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (38.46%) XML
6 10 (38.46%) SOA
6 10 (38.46%) MuleSoft
6 10 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (38.46%) Anypoint
7 9 (34.62%) Service Design
7 9 (34.62%) API Integration
7 9 (34.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (34.62%) Java
7 9 (34.62%) WebSphere MQ
8 8 (30.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 7 (26.92%) B2B
9 7 (26.92%) B2C
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
10 5 (19.23%) SOAP
10 5 (19.23%) Middleware
11 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
11 4 (15.38%) Perl
11 4 (15.38%) Unix
12 3 (11.54%) .NET
12 3 (11.54%) XSLT

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (38.46%) Anypoint
3 9 (34.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Firebase
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.85%) AMQP
2 1 (3.85%) Multicast
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
1 2 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.85%) Ant
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
4 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Architect
1 11 (42.31%) Integration Architect
2 10 (38.46%) Lead Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 12 (46.15%) REST
3 10 (38.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 10 (38.46%) XML
4 9 (34.62%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (19.23%) Middleware
5 5 (19.23%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) XSLT
7 2 (7.69%) JSON
8 1 (3.85%) Android SDK
8 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
8 1 (3.85%) Node.js
8 1 (3.85%) RESTful
8 1 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (3.85%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Equities
2 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) SOA
1 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (34.62%) API Integration
2 9 (34.62%) Service Design
3 8 (30.77%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 7 (26.92%) B2B
4 7 (26.92%) B2C
5 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) IT Strategy
6 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Android Development
7 1 (3.85%) API Design
7 1 (3.85%) API Development
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Perl
2 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.54%) XPath
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) IBM
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
3 10 (38.46%) MuleSoft
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Serena
5 1 (3.85%) Apigee
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) WorldPay