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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 67 67 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing DB2 16 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 1.26% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.84% 6.98% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £343 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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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
274 215 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.28% 18.01% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 116 67
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, 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 19 (46.34%) Mainframe
1 19 (46.34%) Banking
2 16 (39.02%) CICS
3 13 (31.71%) COBOL
4 12 (29.27%) zOS
5 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
6 7 (17.07%) LPAR
6 7 (17.07%) Migration
6 7 (17.07%) CA
6 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (14.63%) VSAM
8 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (12.20%) Finance
8 5 (12.20%) Oracle
8 5 (12.20%) Linux
8 5 (12.20%) ETL
9 4 (9.76%) UNIX
9 4 (9.76%) Windows
9 4 (9.76%) AIX
9 4 (9.76%) Solaris
9 4 (9.76%) SQL
9 4 (9.76%) Introscope
9 4 (9.76%) REXX
9 4 (9.76%) IBM
9 4 (9.76%) Jython
9 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Process Server
9 4 (9.76%) CA Wily
9 4 (9.76%) High Availability
10 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
10 3 (7.32%) Data Management

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (39.02%) CICS
2 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
3 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) FTP
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Introscope
2 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Checkstyle
General
1 19 (46.34%) Banking
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Developer
1 8 (19.51%) Administrator
2 7 (17.07%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) DBA
4 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Consultant
4 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Server Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) DB2 DBA
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Mainframe Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (4.88%) DB2 Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) ISPF
3 1 (2.44%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) JAXB
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) XSD
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
3 1 (2.44%) JMS
3 1 (2.44%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Mainframe
2 7 (17.07%) LPAR
3 6 (14.63%) VSAM
4 3 (7.32%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.44%) iSeries
6 1 (2.44%) AS400
6 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) zOS
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) AIX
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) OS/2
5 1 (2.44%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) ETL
3 4 (9.76%) High Availability
4 3 (7.32%) Data Management
4 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Manual Testing
6 1 (2.44%) System Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) COBOL
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) REXX
2 4 (9.76%) Jython
3 3 (7.32%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) JCL
5 1 (2.44%) RPG/400
5 1 (2.44%) RPG IV
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) RPG
5 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) CA Wily
2 2 (4.88%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (2.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) CA
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.44%) Sybase