Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 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 > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 246 218
Rank change year-on-year +8 -28 -67
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 5 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.063% 0.067% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.25% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
Midlands median daily rate £550 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -18.60% -1.15%
10th Percentile £510 £350 £364
90th Percentile £575 £350 £475
England median daily rate £470 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +4.44% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £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 the Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,089 2,358 1,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 26.45% 26.41% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,383 1,395 1,214
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £265 £250
90th Percentile £558 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 22 49
Midlands median hourly rate £30.66 £23.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.47% -18.09% -8.92%
10th Percentile £13.66 £11.50 £10.99
90th Percentile £45.15 £40.27 £45.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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

IBM Integration Bus
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
East Midlands +6 4 £550 +57.14%
IBM Integration Bus
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (60.00%) DataPower
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) MOM
4 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design

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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) DataPower
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO