The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 73 66 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Contract jobs citing DB2 26 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.66% 1.32% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.45% 6.38% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £335 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
DB2
England

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 East Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
349 298 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.27% 20.64% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 159 178
Average daily rate £375 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 23
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -64.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £12.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +1 14 £248 -28.00% 2
Northamptonshire - 7 £375 -
Nottinghamshire -19 4 £438 +30.59% 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 35 (53.03%) IBM
2 26 (39.39%) Java
3 24 (36.36%) SQL
4 23 (34.85%) jQuery
5 20 (30.30%) Oracle
6 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
7 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 18 (27.27%) WebSphere
8 17 (25.76%) Web Services
9 16 (24.24%) XML
9 16 (24.24%) Mainframe
10 15 (22.73%) J2EE
11 14 (21.21%) HTML
12 13 (19.70%) Finance
13 12 (18.18%) MVC
13 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (18.18%) SOAP
14 11 (16.67%) Ajax
15 10 (15.15%) Retail
15 10 (15.15%) COBOL
16 9 (13.64%) C#
16 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
16 9 (13.64%) .NET
16 9 (13.64%) SAP
16 9 (13.64%) JBoss
16 9 (13.64%) XSLT
16 9 (13.64%) Unix
16 9 (13.64%) ETL
16 9 (13.64%) JPA
16 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.64%) JBoss
3 7 (10.61%) MQSeries
4 6 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.58%) Apache
5 5 (7.58%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 4 (6.06%) CICS
7 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (10.61%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (3.03%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) HTTP
1 7 (10.61%) HTTPS
2 5 (7.58%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (4.55%) Converged Networks
3 3 (4.55%) Network Security
3 3 (4.55%) SAN
4 2 (3.03%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.61%) PowerCenter
5 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.58%) DataStage
7 3 (4.55%) MySQL
8 2 (3.03%) Big Data
8 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.52%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (1.52%) IMS/DB
9 1 (1.52%) OLAP
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Lombardi
2 1 (1.52%) ERwin
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Retail
3 6 (9.09%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (37.88%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Consultant
3 11 (16.67%) Architect
4 10 (15.15%) Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 9 (13.64%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (12.12%) C# Developer
6 8 (12.12%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 8 (12.12%) SQL Developer
7 7 (10.61%) ETL Consultant
7 7 (10.61%) Informatica Consultant
7 7 (10.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (7.58%) DB2 Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Programmer
8 5 (7.58%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.06%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.85%) jQuery
2 17 (25.76%) Web Services
3 16 (24.24%) XML
4 15 (22.73%) J2EE
5 14 (21.21%) HTML
6 12 (18.18%) SOAP
7 11 (16.67%) Ajax
8 9 (13.64%) .NET
8 9 (13.64%) JPA
8 9 (13.64%) XSLT
9 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
9 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (12.12%) SAP Basis
9 8 (12.12%) Spring
10 7 (10.61%) JMS
10 7 (10.61%) REST
11 6 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
12 5 (7.58%) HTML5
12 5 (7.58%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Mainframe
2 9 (13.64%) iSeries
3 8 (12.12%) AS400
3 8 (12.12%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.55%) Web 2.0
6 2 (3.03%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (3.03%) VSAM
7 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.52%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Unix
2 8 (12.12%) AIX
3 7 (10.61%) Windows
4 6 (9.09%) Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.06%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (18.18%) MVC
2 9 (13.64%) ETL
3 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.61%) Kimball Methodology
3 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
3 7 (10.61%) SOA
3 7 (10.61%) Test Scripting
3 7 (10.61%) Translating Business Requirements
3 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
3 7 (10.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (9.09%) Migration
4 6 (9.09%) Performance Testing
4 6 (9.09%) UML
5 5 (7.58%) AOP
5 5 (7.58%) EAI
5 5 (7.58%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (6.06%) People Management
6 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) Java
2 24 (36.36%) SQL
3 18 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.15%) COBOL
5 9 (13.64%) C#
5 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.58%) XPath
6 5 (7.58%) XQuery
7 2 (3.03%) JCL
8 1 (1.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) CCNA
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (1.52%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Control-M
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) IBM
2 20 (30.30%) Oracle
3 9 (13.64%) SAP
4 7 (10.61%) Informatica
4 7 (10.61%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.55%) Citrix
5 3 (4.55%) HP
5 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.55%) VMware
6 2 (3.03%) Cognos
6 2 (3.03%) EMC