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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 60 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing DB2 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% 0.37% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.61% 1.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £394 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
152 169 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.54% 20.66% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 120 93
Median daily rate £400 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £38.00 - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 30 May 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (70.00%) JMS
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) JSP
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) XML
3 7 (70.00%) JBoss
3 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 5 (50.00%) Misys
4 5 (50.00%) Back Office
4 5 (50.00%) Log4j
4 5 (50.00%) Web Development
4 5 (50.00%) Java EE
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) SDLC
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
7 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture

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 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) JBoss
2 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (70.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Log4j
General
1 5 (50.00%) Back Office
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Java Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) JMS
1 7 (70.00%) JSP
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) Servlets
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) TDD
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Misys
4 2 (20.00%) BEA
4 2 (20.00%) Pega
4 2 (20.00%) Sybase
4 2 (20.00%) Vitria