Period
to 7 December 2019

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 7 December 2019 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 747 751 722
Rank change year-on-year +4 -29 -58
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 23 129 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 65 68
England median daily rate £513 £488 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +0.26% +8.06%
10th Percentile £416 £359 £388
90th Percentile £889 £576 £591
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £100.50 -
UK median hourly rate - £100.50 -

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 22,398 33,698 31,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.58% 35.18% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,647 24,063 22,093
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 285 366
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £17.25 £17.50 £18.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £57.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.37% +3.79% -

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IBM Integration Bus as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in England

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in England over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Integration Bus in England

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in England.

Contractor 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 7 December 2019. 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
London +19 17 £525 +7.69% 3
South East +52 2 £425 +2.72% 1
North of England +31 2 - -
North West +19 2 - -
IBM Integration Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 18 (78.26%) IBM
2 15 (65.22%) WebSphere
3 9 (39.13%) Banking
3 9 (39.13%) Middleware
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) AIX
7 5 (21.74%) Project Delivery
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) J2EE
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (13.04%) SOA
9 3 (13.04%) DNS
9 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
9 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
9 3 (13.04%) SCCM
9 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.04%) DataPower
9 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
9 3 (13.04%) Shell Script

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 15 (65.22%) WebSphere
2 6 (26.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Integration Architect
3 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Middleware
2 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (17.39%) J2EE
3 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) Kafka
5 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) DataPower
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) AIX
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
1 5 (21.74%) Project Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
3 3 (13.04%) Server Management
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Kanban
5 1 (4.35%) Logistics
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) IBM
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) Hyperion