The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 76 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing DB2 9 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.54% 0.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.46% 3.59% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £346 £395 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.40% -21.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +50.00%
DB2
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
260 251 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.05% 14.98% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 152 121
Median daily rate £375 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £24.46 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.15% +103.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +32.00%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for DB2.

1 11 (45.83%) Banking
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) REXX
3 9 (37.50%) Mainframe
4 8 (33.33%) IBM
5 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Windows
6 6 (25.00%) Unix
6 6 (25.00%) Replication
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) CICS
7 5 (20.83%) BMC
7 5 (20.83%) zOS
8 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
8 4 (16.67%) CA
8 4 (16.67%) RACF
8 4 (16.67%) JCL
9 3 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
9 3 (12.50%) OS/2
9 3 (12.50%) Law
9 3 (12.50%) Change Management
9 3 (12.50%) AIX
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle
9 3 (12.50%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 3 (12.50%) DB2 UDB
9 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (20.83%) CICS
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) FTP
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
1 2 (8.33%) LDAP
1 2 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) DB2 UDB
1 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Ant
1 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
1 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Gradle
1 2 (8.33%) Grunt
1 2 (8.33%) gulp
1 2 (8.33%) Hudson
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) Selenium
1 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (8.33%) Subversion
1 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 11 (45.83%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) DBA
2 15 (62.50%) DB2 DBA
3 6 (25.00%) Administrator
4 5 (20.83%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) DB2 Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Database Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) DB2 Support
6 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Production DBA
6 3 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Unix DBA
6 3 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Programmer
7 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Flash
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) Java EE
1 2 (8.33%) JDBC
1 2 (8.33%) JSP
1 2 (8.33%) Servlets
1 2 (8.33%) SOAP
1 2 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) ISPF
2 1 (4.17%) J2SE
2 1 (4.17%) JMS
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 6 (25.00%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) zOS
4 3 (12.50%) AIX
4 3 (12.50%) OS/2
5 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Change Management
1 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
1 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (8.33%) DevOps
2 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (8.33%) SDLC
2 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) REXX
3 4 (16.67%) JCL
4 3 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) COBOL
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) RACF
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) VirtualBox
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) CA Wily
2 2 (8.33%) logstash
2 2 (8.33%) MAINVIEW
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) rkt
2 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) BMC
3 4 (16.67%) CA
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.33%) Splunk
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase