Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 166 189
Rank change year-on-year -17 +23 -13
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 4 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.080% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.68% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Scotland median daily rate £425 £438 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +4.48% +6.69%
10th Percentile £413 £376 £372
90th Percentile £438 £538 £461
UK median daily rate £470 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.59% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1336 1181 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.85% 27.49% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 710 671
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% +1.58%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
Edinburgh -8 1 £425 -8.11%
Glasgow -13 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
IBM Integration Bus
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) FileNet
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) DataPower
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software

IBM Integration Bus
Co-occurring 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) FileNet
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Support
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JDBC
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) JNDI
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) EAI
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) SAP