The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 53 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing DB2 19 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.35% 0.28% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.80% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
DB2
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
161 157 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.93% 21.63% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 113 85
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DB2.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) IBM
2 19 (86.36%) JMS
2 19 (86.36%) HTML
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 19 (86.36%) Oracle
2 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (86.36%) WebLogic
2 19 (86.36%) CSS
2 19 (86.36%) JSP
2 19 (86.36%) Web Services
2 19 (86.36%) XML
2 19 (86.36%) JBoss
2 19 (86.36%) Tomcat
3 18 (81.82%) WebSphere
4 15 (68.18%) Web Development
4 15 (68.18%) Java EE
4 15 (68.18%) Log4j
4 15 (68.18%) TDD
4 15 (68.18%) Back Office
4 15 (68.18%) Misys
4 15 (68.18%) WebLogic Portal
5 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 9 (40.91%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) Spring
7 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (18.18%) Pega

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 19 (86.36%) JBoss
1 19 (86.36%) Tomcat
1 19 (86.36%) WebLogic
2 18 (81.82%) WebSphere
3 15 (68.18%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (86.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Log4j
General
1 15 (68.18%) Back Office
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Consultant
2 11 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Java Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Lead Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Architect
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java WebSphere Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) CSS
1 19 (86.36%) HTML
1 19 (86.36%) JMS
1 19 (86.36%) JSP
1 19 (86.36%) Web Services
1 19 (86.36%) XML
2 15 (68.18%) Java EE
3 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 4 (18.18%) Servlets
3 4 (18.18%) Spring
3 4 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) TDD
1 15 (68.18%) Web Development
2 6 (27.27%) SDLC
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) IBM
2 19 (86.36%) Oracle
3 15 (68.18%) Misys
4 4 (18.18%) BEA
4 4 (18.18%) Pega
4 4 (18.18%) Sybase
4 4 (18.18%) Vitria