Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 October 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 73 93
Rank change year-on-year -17 +20 -3
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.28% 0.72% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 2.98% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Reading median daily rate £493 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.39% -5.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £469 £394 £419
90th Percentile £504 £506 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £493 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +19.39% -5.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 368 302 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.64% 24.03% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 197 204
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.08%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £279
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.33% -23.51% -56.42%
10th Percentile £29.38 £10.75 £13.05
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.50 £24.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -24.24% +164.00% -65.03%

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Integration Bus in Reading

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Reading region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services

IBM Integration Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSD
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM