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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
England / London
Rank 365 420 396
Rank change year-on-year +55 -24  
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 41 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 12
Median daily rate £475 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £240 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £475 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +1.19% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

IBM Integration Bus is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6787 7044 6350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.86% 31.83% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5054 5271 4592
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 26
Median hourly rate £47.00 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing IBM Integration Bus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 4 £575 +64.28% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £550 -
IBM Integration Bus
England

IBM Integration Bus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 88 (93.62%) IBM
2 72 (76.60%) WebSphere
3 45 (47.87%) WebSphere MQ
4 41 (43.62%) Java
5 40 (42.55%) Finance
5 40 (42.55%) Banking
6 38 (40.43%) XML
7 36 (38.30%) Linux
8 35 (37.23%) Web Services
9 33 (35.11%) Oracle
10 28 (29.79%) Middleware
11 24 (25.53%) SOA
11 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (25.53%) REST
12 22 (23.40%) SOAP
13 21 (22.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 20 (21.28%) MuleSoft
15 19 (20.21%) Oracle Fusion
16 17 (18.09%) DataPower
16 17 (18.09%) MOM
16 17 (18.09%) Unix
16 17 (18.09%) Anypoint
17 16 (17.02%) Service Design
17 16 (17.02%) DevOps
17 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (15.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
18 15 (15.96%) API Integration
18 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (15.96%) JSON
19 14 (14.89%) B2B

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related 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 72 (76.60%) WebSphere
2 21 (22.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 17 (18.09%) Anypoint
4 9 (9.57%) Apache
5 8 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (5.32%) IIS
7 4 (4.26%) Mule
8 3 (3.19%) Confluence
8 3 (3.19%) JBoss
8 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
8 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
9 2 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (2.13%) iPlanet
9 2 (2.13%) MQSeries
10 1 (1.06%) Mule ESB
10 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Integration
10 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Office
1 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (1.06%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.06%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) GitHub
4 1 (1.06%) Firebase
4 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) SSL
2 9 (9.57%) HTTPS
3 7 (7.45%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.38%) FTP
4 6 (6.38%) HTTP
5 3 (3.19%) AMQP
5 3 (3.19%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) Big Data
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.26%) DB2
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.06%) solidDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) JIRA
2 7 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.19%) Ant
3 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) Subversion
4 2 (2.13%) Maven
4 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.06%) JUnit
5 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (42.55%) Banking
1 40 (42.55%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (1.06%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (27.66%) Architect
2 22 (23.40%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) Integration Architect
3 15 (15.96%) Lead Architect
4 12 (12.77%) Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) WebSphere Developer
5 8 (8.51%) Integration Specialist
6 7 (7.45%) Solutions Analyst
6 7 (7.45%) WebSphere Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) WebSphere Specialist
7 6 (6.38%) Messaging Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Middleware Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.32%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
8 5 (5.32%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) Integration Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (47.87%) WebSphere MQ
2 38 (40.43%) XML
3 35 (37.23%) Web Services
4 28 (29.79%) Middleware
5 24 (25.53%) REST
6 22 (23.40%) SOAP
7 19 (20.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 15 (15.96%) JSON
9 9 (9.57%) JMS
10 8 (8.51%) .NET
10 8 (8.51%) XSLT
11 7 (7.45%) RESTful
12 5 (5.32%) J2EE
13 4 (4.26%) Spring
14 3 (3.19%) Kafka
14 3 (3.19%) TIBCO EMS
14 3 (3.19%) Ultra Messaging
15 2 (2.13%) Java EE
15 2 (2.13%) Node.js
15 2 (2.13%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) DataPower
2 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.32%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.19%) Clustering
4 3 (3.19%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.13%) Equities
5 2 (2.13%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.06%) Derivative
6 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.06%) iSeries
6 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.06%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Tandem
6 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Linux
2 17 (18.09%) Unix
3 13 (13.83%) Windows
4 9 (9.57%) Solaris
5 2 (2.13%) AIX
5 2 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) VMS
5 2 (2.13%) zOS
6 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (25.53%) SOA
2 16 (17.02%) DevOps
2 16 (17.02%) Service Design
3 15 (15.96%) API Integration
3 15 (15.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 15 (15.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (14.89%) B2B
5 13 (13.83%) Open Source
6 12 (12.77%) Data Integration
7 11 (11.70%) B2C
8 10 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (9.57%) EAI
10 8 (8.51%) High Availability
10 8 (8.51%) TDD
11 7 (7.45%) Scrum
12 6 (6.38%) IT Strategy
12 6 (6.38%) Logistics
12 6 (6.38%) Problem Management
12 6 (6.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.62%) Java
2 11 (11.70%) Shell Script
3 9 (9.57%) Perl
4 7 (7.45%) SQL
5 6 (6.38%) C++
5 6 (6.38%) Python
6 5 (5.32%) C
6 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.32%) XPath
7 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.13%) DCL
9 1 (1.06%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO20022
1 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) ISO15022
3 1 (1.06%) PA-DSS
3 1 (1.06%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Docker
1 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) MOM
2 2 (2.13%) Mesos
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.06%) Puppet
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 88 (93.62%) IBM
2 33 (35.11%) Oracle
3 20 (21.28%) MuleSoft
4 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.38%) TIBCO
6 4 (4.26%) SAP
7 3 (3.19%) Informatica
7 3 (3.19%) Pega
7 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.13%) Google
8 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.13%) Serena
8 2 (2.13%) Splunk
8 2 (2.13%) VMware
8 2 (2.13%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.06%) Kony
9 1 (1.06%) Talend
9 1 (1.06%) Teradata
9 1 (1.06%) WSO2
9 1 (1.06%) Yahoo!
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