Period
to 15 August 2020

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 15 August 2020 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
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 476 771 713
Rank change year-on-year +295 -58 +10
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 36 41 156
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.050% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.16% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 77
Median daily rate £453 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.16% -7.50% +0.50%
10th Percentile £362 £363 £400
90th Percentile £536 £547 £593
UK median daily rate £453 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -4.74% -5.00% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 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 9,369 26,385 32,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.05% 31.93% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,343 18,595 23,226
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £345 £325
90th Percentile £700 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 273 331
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +8.36% +3.83%
10th Percentile £23.10 £18.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £65.03 £61.31 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.96 £41.50
% change year-on-year -20.37% +5.92% +3.75%

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 15 August 2020.

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 15 August 2020. 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 +210 19 £450 +5.88% 1
South East +178 16 £515 +14.44% 1
IBM Integration Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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 29 (80.56%) IBM
2 25 (69.44%) WebSphere
3 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
4 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
4 17 (47.22%) Middleware
4 17 (47.22%) JBoss
5 16 (44.44%) Tomcat
5 16 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 15 (41.67%) Linux
7 12 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (30.56%) DataPower
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle
9 10 (27.78%) Analytics
9 10 (27.78%) Open Source
9 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
9 10 (27.78%) Apache TomEE
9 10 (27.78%) Apache Geronimo
10 9 (25.00%) Java
11 8 (22.22%) SOAP
11 8 (22.22%) Web Services
12 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (19.44%) Dell
12 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
12 7 (19.44%) webMethods
12 7 (19.44%) Fiorano
12 7 (19.44%) Boomi
12 7 (19.44%) MuleSoft

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 25 (69.44%) WebSphere
2 17 (47.22%) JBoss
3 16 (44.44%) Tomcat
3 16 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (27.78%) Apache Geronimo
4 10 (27.78%) Apache TomEE
5 7 (19.44%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Fuse
6 6 (16.67%) Apache
6 6 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Apigee
1 7 (19.44%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.56%) SSL
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Java Developer
2 7 (19.44%) WebSphere Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Middleware Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Server Specialist
3 4 (11.11%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) Middleware
2 12 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (22.22%) SOAP
3 8 (22.22%) Web Services
4 7 (19.44%) Apache Camel
4 7 (19.44%) JSON
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (16.67%) REST
6 4 (11.11%) Spring Boot
7 3 (8.33%) Kafka
8 2 (5.56%) J2EE
8 2 (5.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 12 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Analytics
1 10 (27.78%) Open Source
2 6 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
2 6 (16.67%) High Availability
2 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (8.33%) PLM
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) EAI
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (5.56%) SOA
5 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.56%) UML
5 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 10 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) IBM
2 12 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle
4 7 (19.44%) Axway
4 7 (19.44%) Dell
4 7 (19.44%) Fiorano
4 7 (19.44%) Jitterbit
4 7 (19.44%) MuleSoft
4 7 (19.44%) Talend
4 7 (19.44%) TIBCO
4 7 (19.44%) webMethods
5 2 (5.56%) Pardot
5 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com