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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 51 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 2.07% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -8.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+168.57% -55.69%

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
132 145 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.09% 23.35% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 64
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -9.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 February 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (36.36%) Data Quality
3 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
3 4 (36.36%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (27.27%) RPG IV
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) AS400
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) RPG
4 3 (27.27%) CA
5 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
5 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) Misys
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) JSP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) JBoss
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (18.18%) TDD

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 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DataStage
3 1 (9.09%) Informix
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Log4j
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Data Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Data Quality Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Data Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) Java EE
1 2 (18.18%) JMS
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) AS400
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Information Governance
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) E-business
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) RPG
2 3 (27.27%) RPG IV
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) COBOL
4 1 (9.09%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) Basel II
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 3 (27.27%) CA
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Misys
5 1 (9.09%) Cognos
5 1 (9.09%) Informatica
5 1 (9.09%) Netezza
5 1 (9.09%) Teradata