Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 553 557 516
Rank change year-on-year +4 -41 +35
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 71 79 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.46% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 58
London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £413 £405 £263
90th Percentile £516 £635 £675
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +7.14%
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 17,154 17,071 14,904
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.62% 36.73% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,914 13,187 11,131
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £494 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 98 78
London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -22.22% +18.42%
10th Percentile £24.79 £20.75 £20.80
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £64.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% 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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 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
Central London -24 12 - - 2
South London - 2 £310 -
East London - 1 £513 - 1
IBM Integration Bus
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 London region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 62 (87.32%) WebSphere
2 48 (67.61%) Java
3 40 (56.34%) IBM
4 30 (42.25%) Spring
5 27 (38.03%) Java 8
6 26 (36.62%) RDBMS
6 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (36.62%) Relational Database
6 26 (36.62%) Spring Boot
7 23 (32.39%) WebSphere MQ
8 22 (30.99%) Docker
8 22 (30.99%) NoSQL
8 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
9 21 (29.58%) Kafka
10 20 (28.17%) Mesos
10 20 (28.17%) Code Coverage
10 20 (28.17%) Marathon
11 19 (26.76%) Web Services
12 18 (25.35%) Middleware
13 16 (22.54%) Banking
14 15 (21.13%) Retail
15 13 (18.31%) Finance
15 13 (18.31%) SOAP
16 11 (15.49%) XML
17 9 (12.68%) Oracle
17 9 (12.68%) REST
18 8 (11.27%) Microservices
18 8 (11.27%) JSON
18 8 (11.27%) SQL

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 62 (87.32%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.86%) JBoss
3 5 (7.04%) MQSeries
4 4 (5.63%) Apache ServiceMix
4 4 (5.63%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.82%) CICS
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.41%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.41%) IBM Transformation Extender
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Apigee
1 4 (5.63%) Boomi
2 2 (2.82%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.62%) RDBMS
1 26 (36.62%) Relational Database
2 22 (30.99%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.04%) DB2
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.41%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.04%) SoapUI
2 5 (7.04%) Subversion
2 5 (7.04%) XMLSpy
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (22.54%) Banking
2 15 (21.13%) Retail
3 13 (18.31%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Marketing
4 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (71.83%) Developer
2 29 (40.85%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Integration Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Integration Specialist
4 8 (11.27%) Middleware Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Java Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Java Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) WebSphere Developer
5 6 (8.45%) WebSphere Specialist
6 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Messaging Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.25%) Spring
2 26 (36.62%) Spring Boot
3 23 (32.39%) WebSphere MQ
4 21 (29.58%) Kafka
5 19 (26.76%) Web Services
6 18 (25.35%) Middleware
7 13 (18.31%) SOAP
8 11 (15.49%) XML
9 9 (12.68%) REST
10 8 (11.27%) JSON
11 6 (8.45%) XSLT
12 4 (5.63%) Apache Camel
12 4 (5.63%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (5.63%) XML Schema
13 3 (4.23%) HTML
14 2 (2.82%) J2EE
14 2 (2.82%) RESTful
14 2 (2.82%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.23%) SWIFT
2 2 (2.82%) DataPower
2 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.23%) VMS
3 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (28.17%) Code Coverage
4 8 (11.27%) Microservices
5 6 (8.45%) API Integration
5 6 (8.45%) Release Management
5 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.63%) EAI
7 4 (5.63%) Project Management
7 4 (5.63%) SDLC
8 3 (4.23%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Server Management
8 3 (4.23%) SOA
8 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.82%) DevOps
9 2 (2.82%) Master Data Management
9 2 (2.82%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (67.61%) Java
2 27 (38.03%) Java 8
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 7 (9.86%) XPath
5 3 (4.23%) C
5 3 (4.23%) C++
5 3 (4.23%) DCL
5 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.82%) COBOL
7 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 22 (30.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (28.17%) Marathon
1 20 (28.17%) Mesos
2 2 (2.82%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.82%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 40 (56.34%) IBM
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) Axway
4 4 (5.63%) Dell
4 4 (5.63%) Fiorano
4 4 (5.63%) Jitterbit
4 4 (5.63%) MuleSoft
4 4 (5.63%) Talend
4 4 (5.63%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.63%) webMethods
5 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.82%) MKS