Period
to 29 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 29 July 2021 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)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 671 512 789
Rank change year-on-year -159 +277 -79
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 10 28 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.086% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.058% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 31
10th Percentile £347 £394 £363
25th Percentile £349 £425 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £390 £453 £450
Median % change year-on-year -13.81% +0.56% -10.00%
75th Percentile £445 £500 £491
90th Percentile £584 £523 £556
UK median daily rate £390 £483 £450
% change year-on-year -19.25% +7.33% -10.00%

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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17,240 10,124 26,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.16% 31.01% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,501 7,288 19,131
10th Percentile £360 £337 £345
25th Percentile £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £620 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £490
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 89 241
10th Percentile £15.63 £20.71 £17.09
25th Percentile £30.35 £30.86 £27.50
Median hourly rate £47.25 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.36%
75th Percentile £57.66 £61.00 £53.75
90th Percentile £66.50 £66.55 £60.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.92
% change year-on-year - +0.19% +8.35%

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IBM Integration Bus as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Integration Bus in England

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in England.

Daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in England

IBM Integration Bus
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in England over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for IBM Integration Bus in England

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in England.

Hourly rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in England

IBM Integration Bus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus within the England region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 5 £349 -
North of England - 5 £349 -
London -154 3 £445 -1.11% 1
South East -56 2 £631 +27.20% 4
IBM Integration Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (60.00%) Middleware
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (50.00%) SSL
4 5 (50.00%) Clustering
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) zOS
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) AIX
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
5 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (40.00%) Kafka
5 4 (40.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 4 (40.00%) Social Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Maintenance
6 3 (30.00%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Use Case
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) Microservices

IBM Integration Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (40.00%) Social Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (10.00%) Automotive
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Solution Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Middleware
1 6 (60.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (40.00%) Kafka
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) AIX
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Unix
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Maintenance
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (10.00%) EAI
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CA Wily
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com