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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 82 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing DB2 16 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.00% 0.57% 0.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.80% 2.36% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Average daily rate £388 - £650
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £482
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £790
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.12% -
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
333 423 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.80% 24.08% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 258 201
Average daily rate £370 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 37
Average hourly rate £11.00 £23.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.68% -32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Nottinghamshire -4 6 £363 - 2
Northamptonshire - 6 £400 -
Leicestershire - 4 - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 22 (45.83%) IBM
1 22 (45.83%) Oracle
2 19 (39.58%) Mainframe
3 18 (37.50%) Java
4 17 (35.42%) SQL
5 16 (33.33%) jQuery
6 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 14 (29.17%) J2EE
6 14 (29.17%) XML
7 13 (27.08%) Web Services
7 13 (27.08%) Finance
8 12 (25.00%) Banking
8 12 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (25.00%) COBOL
8 12 (25.00%) HTML
9 10 (20.83%) SOAP
9 10 (20.83%) Ajax
9 10 (20.83%) AS400
9 10 (20.83%) IBM Mainframe
10 8 (16.67%) JPA
10 8 (16.67%) MVC
10 8 (16.67%) Spring
10 8 (16.67%) XSLT
11 7 (14.58%) .NET
11 7 (14.58%) Control-M
11 7 (14.58%) TIBCO
11 7 (14.58%) CICS
12 6 (12.50%) HTTP
12 6 (12.50%) MQSeries

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 12 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.58%) CICS
3 6 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 5 (10.42%) JBoss
4 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
5 4 (8.33%) Apache
5 4 (8.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.08%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (4.17%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) HTTP
1 6 (12.50%) HTTPS
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) Intranet
2 4 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) DataStage
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.17%) Big Data
5 2 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (2.08%) Easytrieve
6 1 (2.08%) Essbase
6 1 (2.08%) IMS/DB
6 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) OLAP
6 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.08%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Lombardi
2 1 (2.08%) ERwin
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Spanish Language
5 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) DB2 Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
5 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.42%) COBOL Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Programmer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) jQuery
2 14 (29.17%) J2EE
2 14 (29.17%) XML
3 13 (27.08%) Web Services
4 12 (25.00%) HTML
5 10 (20.83%) Ajax
5 10 (20.83%) SOAP
6 8 (16.67%) JPA
6 8 (16.67%) Spring
6 8 (16.67%) XSLT
7 7 (14.58%) .NET
8 6 (12.50%) JMS
8 6 (12.50%) REST
9 5 (10.42%) JSP
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 4 (8.33%) JDBC
10 4 (8.33%) JTA
10 4 (8.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (39.58%) Mainframe
2 10 (20.83%) AS400
2 10 (20.83%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.33%) iSeries
3 4 (8.33%) VSAM
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) AIX
2 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) SUSE
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) MVC
2 6 (12.50%) SOA
2 6 (12.50%) UML
3 5 (10.42%) High Availability
3 5 (10.42%) Performance Testing
3 5 (10.42%) SDLC
4 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.33%) AOP
4 4 (8.33%) API Development
4 4 (8.33%) B2B
4 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.33%) EAI
4 4 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 4 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (8.33%) Product Management
4 4 (8.33%) Refactoring
4 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (8.33%) TDD
4 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) COBOL
3 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.33%) XPath
5 4 (8.33%) XQuery
6 3 (6.25%) JCL
7 2 (4.17%) C
7 2 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) IBM
1 22 (45.83%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.33%) F5
4 2 (4.17%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.17%) Cognos
4 2 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) Calypso
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Sybase
5 1 (2.08%) Unisys