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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 69 99 69
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -30
Contract jobs citing DB2 23 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.43% 0.063% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.96% 0.29% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 12
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -19.75%
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
289 340 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.00% 21.29% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 180 144
Average daily rate £338 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 22 33
Average hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.47% -6.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.94%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
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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 - 12 £335 - 1
Leicestershire - 5 £263 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (42.86%) CICS
2 19 (38.78%) Mainframe
3 16 (32.65%) IBM
3 16 (32.65%) COBOL
4 15 (30.61%) Finance
5 14 (28.57%) WebSphere
6 13 (26.53%) Java
7 12 (24.49%) JCL
7 12 (24.49%) Retail
7 12 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (18.37%) SQL
8 9 (18.37%) Oracle
9 8 (16.33%) SAP
9 8 (16.33%) Linux
9 8 (16.33%) HTTP
9 8 (16.33%) Clustering
10 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.29%) VSAM
10 7 (14.29%) SOA
10 7 (14.29%) Web Services
10 7 (14.29%) .NET
11 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.24%) Python
11 6 (12.24%) Windows
11 6 (12.24%) ETL
11 6 (12.24%) DataStage
11 6 (12.24%) VMware
11 6 (12.24%) Pentaho
12 5 (10.20%) Apache Solr
12 5 (10.20%) Waterfall

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (42.86%) CICS
2 14 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.20%) SAS
3 5 (10.20%) IBM HTTP Server
3 5 (10.20%) Apache Solr
4 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.12%) NetWeaver
4 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) SAP Portal
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) HTTP
2 5 (10.20%) SSL
3 3 (6.12%) DMZ
3 3 (6.12%) Intranet
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.24%) DataStage
1 6 (12.24%) Pentaho
2 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.08%) Adabas
4 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Ant
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
1 3 (6.12%) Maven
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.08%) JMeter
2 2 (4.08%) ChangeMan
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Architect
2 6 (12.24%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Development Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Technical Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Mainframe Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Software Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Integration Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) DBA
6 2 (4.08%) Programmer
6 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Web Services
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (6.12%) REST
3 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) JSON
3 3 (6.12%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) J2EE
3 3 (6.12%) JSP
3 3 (6.12%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) XSD
3 3 (6.12%) JMS
3 3 (6.12%) WSDL
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.04%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.78%) Mainframe
2 8 (16.33%) Clustering
3 7 (14.29%) VSAM
4 4 (8.16%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (6.12%) Open Source
6 1 (2.04%) New Media
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) UNIX
4 3 (6.12%) zOS
4 3 (6.12%) SUSE
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.08%) AIX
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (14.29%) SOA
2 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) ETL
4 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
4 5 (10.20%) IT Governance
4 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.12%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.12%) UML
5 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.08%) RUP
6 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.08%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) COBOL
2 13 (26.53%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) JCL
4 9 (18.37%) SQL
5 6 (12.24%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) C
6 3 (6.12%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.12%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.08%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) IBM
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) SAP
4 6 (12.24%) VMware
5 3 (6.12%) Intel
5 3 (6.12%) Software AG
6 2 (4.08%) BMC
6 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.04%) Splunk
7 1 (2.04%) Dell