The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank - 42 28
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.79% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.00% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £278 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £409 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
69 80 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.11% 15.72% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 26
Average daily rate £375 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.25 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Bedfordshire region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Bedfordshire region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

DB2
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2.

1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) CLIST

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (100.00%) REXX
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM