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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 84 58
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.42% 1.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.81% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+67.85% -29.11%

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
149 331 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.78% 22.92% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 186 162
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £317 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.17 £9.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+449.15% -80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
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 February 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
3 4 (36.36%) Law
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) Database Security
4 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) REXX
5 2 (18.18%) zOS
5 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (18.18%) Back Office
5 2 (18.18%) Log4j
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) JSP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) JBoss
5 2 (18.18%) Misys
5 2 (18.18%) HTML

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 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) CICS
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
1 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Log4j
2 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Law
4 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Database Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DB2 Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) Java EE
1 2 (18.18%) JMS
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) zOS
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Security Operations
2 3 (27.27%) Database Security
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) REXX
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (9.09%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) IBM
1 4 (36.36%) Intel Security
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Misys