The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 June 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 118 111
Contract jobs citing IBM Integration Bus 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.42% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £385 £450
% change year-on-year -5.84% -14.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 532 711 535
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.87% 34.94% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 2086 1662
Median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £303 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 76
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

IBM Integration Bus
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IBM Integration Bus in West Yorkshire

IBM Integration Bus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IBM Integration Bus in West Yorkshire