Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 November 2018 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 542 563 520
Rank change year-on-year +21 -43 +29
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 98 79 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.45% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 53
London median daily rate £488 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +13.89% -5.26%
10th Percentile £406 £411 £263
90th Percentile £544 £630 £675
England median daily rate £488 £498 £425
% change year-on-year -2.01% +17.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £100.50 - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 - £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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 18,208 17,411 15,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.27% 37.30% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,740 13,294 11,560
London median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £371 £350 £319
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 104 72
London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.19 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.52% -24.54% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19.25 £19.13 £19.23
90th Percentile £63.75 £49.63 £57.44
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing IBM Integration Bus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Integration Bus in London

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in London

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Integration Bus in London

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in London

IBM Integration Bus
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Central London -14 15 £525 +5.53% 1
South London -10 5 £525 -
East London - 1 £513 - 1
IBM Integration Bus
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 83 (84.69%) WebSphere
2 69 (70.41%) Java
3 49 (50.00%) IBM
4 38 (38.78%) Spring
5 36 (36.73%) Java 8
6 35 (35.71%) Docker
7 33 (33.67%) Spring Boot
7 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (32.65%) RDBMS
8 32 (32.65%) Relational Database
9 30 (30.61%) Kafka
10 29 (29.59%) NoSQL
10 29 (29.59%) Git (software)
11 28 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (26.53%) Code Coverage
12 26 (26.53%) WebSphere MQ
12 26 (26.53%) Middleware
12 26 (26.53%) Oracle
12 26 (26.53%) Mesos
12 26 (26.53%) Marathon
13 21 (21.43%) SOAP
14 19 (19.39%) Banking
15 17 (17.35%) Retail
15 17 (17.35%) Web Services
16 16 (16.33%) Finance
17 15 (15.31%) XML
17 15 (15.31%) SQL
18 12 (12.24%) DB2
18 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (11.22%) JBoss

IBM Integration Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 83 (84.69%) WebSphere
2 11 (11.22%) JBoss
3 8 (8.16%) Apache ServiceMix
3 8 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.10%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.06%) Commerce Server
6 2 (2.04%) CICS
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.02%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Apigee
2 8 (8.16%) Boomi
3 7 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.65%) RDBMS
1 32 (32.65%) Relational Database
2 29 (29.59%) NoSQL
3 12 (12.24%) DB2
4 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.08%) DataStage
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (29.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.10%) SoapUI
2 5 (5.10%) Subversion
2 5 (5.10%) XMLSpy
3 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.04%) Ant
4 2 (2.04%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (2.04%) Toad
5 1 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 19 (19.39%) Banking
2 17 (17.35%) Retail
3 16 (16.33%) Finance
4 3 (3.06%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (76.53%) Developer
2 44 (44.90%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.35%) Integration Developer
4 11 (11.22%) WebSphere Developer
5 8 (8.16%) Integration Specialist
5 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Java Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Middleware Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Senior Java Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) WebSphere Specialist
8 4 (4.08%) Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Messaging Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Consultant
9 2 (2.04%) EAI Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Java WebSphere Developer
9 2 (2.04%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (38.78%) Spring
2 33 (33.67%) Spring Boot
3 30 (30.61%) Kafka
4 26 (26.53%) Middleware
4 26 (26.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 21 (21.43%) SOAP
6 17 (17.35%) Web Services
7 15 (15.31%) XML
8 8 (8.16%) Apache Camel
8 8 (8.16%) JSON
8 8 (8.16%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (7.14%) REST
9 7 (7.14%) XSLT
10 4 (4.08%) RESTful
11 3 (3.06%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (3.06%) J2EE
11 3 (3.06%) XML Schema
12 2 (2.04%) EDI
12 2 (2.04%) WSDL
13 1 (1.02%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) SWIFT
2 4 (4.08%) DataPower
3 3 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) VMS
2 5 (5.10%) Windows
3 4 (4.08%) Unix
4 2 (2.04%) AIX
4 2 (2.04%) Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (26.53%) Code Coverage
4 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (10.20%) Microservices
6 7 (7.14%) Release Management
7 6 (6.12%) API Integration
7 6 (6.12%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.12%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.08%) EAI
8 4 (4.08%) ETL
8 4 (4.08%) Project Management
8 4 (4.08%) SDLC
8 4 (4.08%) TDD
9 3 (3.06%) API Development
10 2 (2.04%) Master Data Management
10 2 (2.04%) Software Testing
10 2 (2.04%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 69 (70.41%) Java
2 36 (36.73%) Java 8
3 15 (15.31%) SQL
4 8 (8.16%) C
4 8 (8.16%) C++
5 6 (6.12%) DCL
6 5 (5.10%) Perl
6 5 (5.10%) XPath
7 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.04%) COBOL
8 2 (2.04%) Korn
8 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) ISO 20022
2 2 (2.04%) SEPA
3 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 35 (35.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (26.53%) Marathon
1 26 (26.53%) Mesos
2 2 (2.04%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.04%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 49 (50.00%) IBM
2 26 (26.53%) Oracle
3 10 (10.20%) MuleSoft
4 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.16%) Axway
5 8 (8.16%) Dell
5 8 (8.16%) Fiorano
5 8 (8.16%) Jitterbit
5 8 (8.16%) Talend
5 8 (8.16%) TIBCO
5 8 (8.16%) webMethods
6 2 (2.04%) MKS
7 1 (1.02%) Google