The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 53 49 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.69% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.94% 3.01% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Average daily rate
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£383 £358 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -7.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%
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West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
103 133 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.14% 22.97% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 79 52
Average daily rate £368 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) JavaBeans
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Informix
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) Internet

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Trainer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JavaBeans
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) HACMP
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects