The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 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.

IBM Integration Bus (formerly WebSphere Message Broker)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 255 265
Rank change year-on-year +18 +10  
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 17 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.13% 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 0.54% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Median daily rate £465 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £433 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £420 £450
% change year-on-year +3.57% -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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2096 2203 2357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.75% 23.75% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1479 1369
Median daily rate £400 £357 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% +2.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in the South East

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IBM Integration Bus in the South East

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Integration Bus in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in the South East

IBM Integration Bus
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +25 16 £465 -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - -
IBM Integration Bus
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM Integration Bus.

1 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (85.71%) IBM
3 21 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 19 (67.86%) Open Source
4 19 (67.86%) Red Hat
4 19 (67.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 19 (67.86%) Linux
5 18 (64.29%) JBoss
5 18 (64.29%) Tomcat
5 18 (64.29%) Bash Shell
5 18 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (64.29%) Apache TomEE
5 18 (64.29%) Apache Geronimo
6 17 (60.71%) Shell Script
7 15 (53.57%) Analytics
8 6 (21.43%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) Oracle
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) HTTP
10 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
11 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
11 3 (10.71%) Retail
12 2 (7.14%) Spring
12 2 (7.14%) JSF
12 2 (7.14%) Migration
12 2 (7.14%) ATG
12 2 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
12 2 (7.14%) Scrum

IBM Integration Bus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (67.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (64.29%) Apache Geronimo
3 18 (64.29%) Apache TomEE
3 18 (64.29%) JBoss
3 18 (64.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Transformation Extender
4 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) WebSphere Specialist
2 5 (17.86%) Applications Specialist
2 5 (17.86%) Server Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Architect
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) Ajax
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) JSF
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) JMS
4 1 (3.57%) Kafka
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.57%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Open Source
2 15 (53.57%) Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) Biometrics
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Data Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) EAI
5 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.57%) Microservices
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Records Management
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) Bash Shell
2 17 (60.71%) Shell Script
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 21 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Mesos
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) IBM
2 19 (67.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) ATG
4 2 (7.14%) SAP