Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 728 649 659
Rank change year-on-year -79 +10 -63
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 134 210 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.70% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 110 115
England median daily rate £498 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.06% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £390 £305 £325
90th Percentile £590 £675 £538
UK median daily rate £466 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.71% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
England median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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 30628 29994 30248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.31% 30.75% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21785 20932 20975
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £276
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 351 509
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.85 £14.56 £14.68
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.24
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -42 79 £513 +5.13%
South East -3 23 £413 +3.13%
East of England +14 16 £450 -10.00%
North of England +15 8 £435 -3.33% 1
North West +30 6 £435 +5.45% 1
Midlands +22 5 £550 +37.50%
East Midlands -6 4 £550 +57.14%
Yorkshire +2 2 - -
South West -4 1 - -
IBM Integration Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 109 (81.34%) IBM
2 91 (67.91%) WebSphere
3 65 (48.51%) Java
4 61 (45.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 40 (29.85%) Web Services
6 34 (25.37%) XML
7 33 (24.63%) DataPower
8 29 (21.64%) Unix
9 28 (20.90%) Finance
10 27 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (19.40%) Oracle
11 26 (19.40%) SOA
12 25 (18.66%) Linux
13 24 (17.91%) Windows
13 24 (17.91%) Banking
14 23 (17.16%) Middleware
15 21 (15.67%) .NET
16 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
17 19 (14.18%) SOAP
17 19 (14.18%) DevOps
18 18 (13.43%) XSLT
18 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
18 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
19 17 (12.69%) SQL
20 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (11.19%) JMS
22 14 (10.45%) JBoss
22 14 (10.45%) Tomcat
22 14 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
23 13 (9.70%) ITIL

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 91 (67.91%) WebSphere
2 14 (10.45%) JBoss
2 14 (10.45%) Tomcat
2 14 (10.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (5.22%) Apache
4 7 (5.22%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.73%) MQSeries
5 5 (3.73%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.49%) IIS
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.75%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (5.22%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.49%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.49%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (1.49%) Boomi
4 2 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.75%) IaaS
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.96%) Firewall
2 5 (3.73%) DNS
2 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.99%) HTTP
3 4 (2.99%) VLAN
4 2 (1.49%) NAS
4 2 (1.49%) SAN
4 2 (1.49%) WAN
5 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.75%) SMS
5 1 (0.75%) SMTP
5 1 (0.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
3 7 (5.22%) RDBMS
3 7 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.99%) DB2
4 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.75%) Big Data
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.73%) JIRA
4 3 (2.24%) Subversion
5 2 (1.49%) Maven
5 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.75%) ProC
General
1 28 (20.90%) Finance
2 24 (17.91%) Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Retail
4 3 (2.24%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (41.04%) Developer
2 25 (18.66%) Architect
3 18 (13.43%) Integration Developer
4 15 (11.19%) WebSphere Developer
5 13 (9.70%) Integration Architect
6 11 (8.21%) Integration Specialist
7 10 (7.46%) Administrator
7 10 (7.46%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.97%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 8 (5.97%) WebSphere Specialist
9 6 (4.48%) Consultant
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Support Specialist
11 4 (2.99%) Analyst
11 4 (2.99%) Integration Consultant
11 4 (2.99%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.99%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (45.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 40 (29.85%) Web Services
3 34 (25.37%) XML
4 23 (17.16%) Middleware
5 21 (15.67%) .NET
6 19 (14.18%) SOAP
7 18 (13.43%) XSLT
8 15 (11.19%) JMS
9 11 (8.21%) REST
10 10 (7.46%) J2EE
11 9 (6.72%) JSON
12 8 (5.97%) RESTful
13 7 (5.22%) Hibernate
13 7 (5.22%) Spring
13 7 (5.22%) Spring Integration
13 7 (5.22%) Spring MVC
14 5 (3.73%) JDBC
15 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET
15 4 (2.99%) COM
15 4 (2.99%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.63%) DataPower
2 16 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.73%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.99%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.49%) AS400
6 2 (1.49%) Clustering
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) PDA
7 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.64%) Unix
2 25 (18.66%) Linux
3 24 (17.91%) Windows
4 10 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (7.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.99%) AIX
6 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (19.40%) SOA
3 19 (14.18%) DevOps
4 13 (9.70%) ITIL
5 11 (8.21%) MVC
6 10 (7.46%) CRM
6 10 (7.46%) Migration
6 10 (7.46%) Open Source
6 10 (7.46%) Unit Testing
6 10 (7.46%) Waterfall
7 8 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (5.97%) Scrum
8 7 (5.22%) Change Control
8 7 (5.22%) Microservices
8 7 (5.22%) Patch Management
8 7 (5.22%) SDLC
9 6 (4.48%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.48%) TOGAF
9 6 (4.48%) UML
9 6 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.51%) Java
2 18 (13.43%) JavaScript
3 17 (12.69%) SQL
4 12 (8.96%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.72%) XPath
6 5 (3.73%) Perl
6 5 (3.73%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.99%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.49%) C++
10 1 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.75%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.75%) Degree
3 1 (0.75%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (7.46%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (3.73%) Docker
3 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (2.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) MOM
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) Salt
3 1 (0.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 109 (81.34%) IBM
2 26 (19.40%) Oracle
3 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.96%) SAP
5 10 (7.46%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.22%) Temenos
6 7 (5.22%) VMware
7 5 (3.73%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.73%) Informatica
7 5 (3.73%) MuleSoft
7 5 (3.73%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.73%) WSO2
8 4 (2.99%) Citrix
8 4 (2.99%) Juniper
8 4 (2.99%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.24%) Cadence
9 3 (2.24%) Siebel
10 2 (1.49%) Cisco
10 2 (1.49%) Dell
10 2 (1.49%) Teradata