Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 100 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 -
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 9 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.70% 0.068% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.82% 0.31% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 16
Reading median daily rate £413 - £450
10th Percentile £394 - £294
90th Percentile £506 - £538
Berkshire median daily rate £413 - £450
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 319 318 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.96% 21.60% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 194 356
Reading median daily rate £390 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £304 £266 £292
90th Percentile £525 £488 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 17
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £21.06 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.76% -51.60% +128.95%
10th Percentile £10.75 £16.14 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £29.88 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £33.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% -6.25% +10.77%

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 17 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (66.67%) Change Control
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) SWIFT

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Developer
2 2 (22.22%) SWIFT Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Control
1 6 (66.67%) DevOps
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) VMware