The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 115 126
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 0 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.58% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.56% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Median daily rate - £420 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +1.19% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 506 585 558
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.25% 22.71% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 338 344
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 8
Median hourly rate £52.17 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.86% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing IBM Integration Bus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Integration Bus in Scotland

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in Scotland

IBM Integration Bus
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) DataPower
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) MVS
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ

IBM Integration Bus
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) MVS
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) IBM