The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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.

IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 100 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.39% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +3.57% -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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 473 501 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.81% 27.97% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 327 243
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) Jython
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

IBM Integration Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Jython
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle