The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 April 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)
England / Midlands
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - - 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £450
% change year-on-year +4.93% -10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.80

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 the Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 20 18 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.09% 8.82% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 12
Median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in the Midlands

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Midlands region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Ariba
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-Pay

IBM Integration Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ariba
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP