Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 November 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 > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 227 234
Rank change year-on-year +30 +7 -41
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 6 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.11% 0.073% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.26% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
North West median daily rate £435 £413 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -31.25% +41.18%
10th Percentile £420 £394 £431
90th Percentile £571 £431 £761
England median daily rate £498 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.06% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1806 1929 2026
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.74% 28.33% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1356 1265
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 26 70
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.86 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Integration Bus in the North West

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in the North West

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Integration Bus in the North West

IBM Integration Bus
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Manchester +22 4 £435 -
IBM Integration Bus
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) DB2
5 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) SMTP
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) SNMP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science

IBM Integration Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) SNMP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Kanban
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Jython
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
3 1 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (16.67%) WSO2