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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 59 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing DB2 24 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.74% 1.55% 1.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.13% 10.27% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £398 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% +59.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%
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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
263 185 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.03% 15.07% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 91 51
Average daily rate £400 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 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 21 (56.76%) Banking
2 13 (35.14%) Mainframe
3 12 (32.43%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) CICS
4 10 (27.03%) COBOL
4 10 (27.03%) Data Management
5 9 (24.32%) Data Modelling
6 7 (18.92%) ETL
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle
7 6 (16.22%) Informatica
7 6 (16.22%) VSAM
8 4 (10.81%) High Availability
8 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.81%) zOS
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.81%) Sybase
8 4 (10.81%) UNIX
8 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.11%) CRM
9 3 (8.11%) Cognos
9 3 (8.11%) SAS
9 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
9 3 (8.11%) IBM
9 3 (8.11%) Web Services
9 3 (8.11%) Java
9 3 (8.11%) OLAP
9 3 (8.11%) Teradata
9 3 (8.11%) Data Security

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (27.03%) CICS
2 3 (8.11%) SAS
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SPSS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.11%) OLAP
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) ERwin
2 1 (2.70%) Checkstyle
General
1 21 (56.76%) Banking
2 12 (32.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Data Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Designer
3 6 (16.22%) Solutions Designer
3 6 (16.22%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Leader
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 2 (5.41%) DB2 Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Informatica Developer
8 1 (2.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) JMS
3 1 (2.70%) J2SE
3 1 (2.70%) JAXB
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) XSD
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Mainframe
2 6 (16.22%) VSAM
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Social Media
4 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) zOS
1 4 (10.81%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) MVS
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Data Management
2 9 (24.32%) Data Modelling
3 7 (18.92%) ETL
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Data Security
5 3 (8.11%) Information Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Master Data Management
5 3 (8.11%) Information Management
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) OO
7 1 (2.70%) OOD
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) COBOL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) REXX
3 2 (5.41%) JCL
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
1 6 (16.22%) Informatica
2 4 (10.81%) Sybase
3 3 (8.11%) Cognos
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) Teradata
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) CA