The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 87 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -6
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 1.69% 2.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.15% 8.49% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate £400 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
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
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
279 271 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.66% 19.94% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 158 88
Average daily rate £375 £380 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (57.89%) Mainframe
2 18 (47.37%) zOS
3 17 (44.74%) Banking
4 15 (39.47%) CICS
5 14 (36.84%) JCL
6 13 (34.21%) CA
7 12 (31.58%) RACF
8 11 (28.95%) CA Endevor
8 11 (28.95%) QA
9 9 (23.68%) Finance
10 8 (21.05%) Linux
11 7 (18.42%) Unix
11 7 (18.42%) Oracle
12 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
12 6 (15.79%) ETL
12 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
13 5 (13.16%) AIX
13 5 (13.16%) Project Management
13 5 (13.16%) Logical Data Model
14 4 (10.53%) Workflow
14 4 (10.53%) IBM
14 4 (10.53%) Windows
14 4 (10.53%) Informatica
15 3 (7.89%) BMC
15 3 (7.89%) COBOL
15 3 (7.89%) SQL
15 3 (7.89%) Retail
15 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
15 3 (7.89%) Analytics

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (39.47%) CICS
2 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) ERwin
General
1 17 (44.74%) Banking
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 3 (7.89%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) CICS Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Data Modeller
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (10.53%) DBA
4 4 (10.53%) Designer
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) DB2 Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) DB2 Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) DataPower
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) zOS
2 8 (21.05%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Unix
4 5 (13.16%) AIX
5 4 (10.53%) Windows
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Data Modelling
1 6 (15.79%) ETL
2 5 (13.16%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Workflow
4 3 (7.89%) Analytics
4 3 (7.89%) Data Transformation
4 3 (7.89%) System Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Data Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) JCL
2 3 (7.89%) COBOL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (2.63%) REXX
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) CA Endevor
2 2 (5.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (2.63%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (2.63%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) CA
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Informatica
4 3 (7.89%) BMC
4 3 (7.89%) Pega
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Teradata