Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 224 164
Rank change year-on-year -2 -60 +7
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 5 42 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.065% 0.44% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 1.78% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 35
Midlands median daily rate £550 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £525 £354 £340
90th Percentile £575 £475 £595
England median daily rate £493 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +19.39% -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Midlands median hourly rate - - £37.80
England median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -

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 2084 2360 2047
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 26.99% 24.60% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1455 1251
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £513 £501
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 33
Midlands median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +21.99% -11.72%
10th Percentile £21.00 £11.20 £13.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.50 £42.21
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% +3.57%

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 26 July 2017. 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 -34 4 £550 +48.65%
West Midlands +22 1 - -
IBM Integration Bus
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Boomi
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) JMS
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) EJB
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) Servlets

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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Boomi
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) Struts2
3 1 (20.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) AOP
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) SOLID
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Kony
3 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) webMethods