The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 22 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.98% 2.90% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.86% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.98% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -19.75%
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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 Belfast region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
35 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 34.31% 33.33% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 23
Average daily rate £300 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £268 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Metaprogramming
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (100.00%) Parallel Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Metaprogramming
1 1 (100.00%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) ActionScript 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ab Initio