Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 201 229
Rank change year-on-year -19 +28 +3
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.084% 0.10% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
North West median daily rate - £518 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.91% -8.19%
England median daily rate £493 £493 £402
% change year-on-year - +22.51% -10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 - £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 2,099 1,841 1,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.07% 31.58% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,425 1,231 1,346
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +0.58% -3.69%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 39
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £17.00 £18.14
90th Percentile £62.20 £49.38 £44.80
England median hourly rate £41.92 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.81% +9.59% -1.35%

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
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 19 September 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
Cheshire - 3 - -
Manchester -13 2 - -
IBM Integration Bus
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing IBM Integration Bus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (40.00%) Validation

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 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (40.00%) OpenShift
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) SNMP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) GitLab
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Middleware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Product Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Jython
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (40.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware