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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 71 91 79
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing DB2 20 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.30% 0.42% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.92% 1.79% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£550 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 - £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -25.00%
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
289 391 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.84% 23.70% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 200 136
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +25 12 £600 -
Leicestershire +9 5 £425 -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 13 (41.94%) CICS
2 9 (29.03%) COBOL
3 8 (25.81%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Mainframe
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 7 (22.58%) SAP
4 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) Advertising
4 7 (22.58%) Retail
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) IBM
6 5 (16.13%) DataStage
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
6 5 (16.13%) Web Services
6 5 (16.13%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) SOA
6 5 (16.13%) ETL
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Maven
7 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) J2EE
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.90%) UNIX
7 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
8 3 (9.68%) Ansible
8 3 (9.68%) OpenStack

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 13 (41.94%) CICS
2 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (9.68%) SAS
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Portal
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
5 1 (3.23%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) HTTPS
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) DataStage
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) Pentaho
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Maven
2 3 (9.68%) Ant
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) JMeter
3 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.23%) XDoclet
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
1 7 (22.58%) Advertising
1 7 (22.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Development Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Software Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Basis
4 2 (6.45%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) WSDL
4 2 (6.45%) JMS
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) XSD
4 2 (6.45%) JSP
4 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) Struts
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) VSAM
2 2 (6.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) SUSE
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) SOA
2 5 (16.13%) ETL
2 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) IT Governance
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) UML
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) COBOL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) C
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) JCL
6 1 (3.23%) PL/1
6 1 (3.23%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
1 7 (22.58%) SAP
2 6 (19.35%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Intel
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.45%) Software AG
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.45%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) HP
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