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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 63 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing DB2 11 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.19% 1.87% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.98% 9.03% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £463 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +68.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £411
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £26.75 £107.25
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -75.05%
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
184 310 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.89% 20.68% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 163 182
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -20.50%

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 5 December 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 9 (47.37%) Finance
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Law
2 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
4 5 (26.32%) IBM
4 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) zOS
5 4 (21.05%) Intel Security
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) Unix
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
6 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
6 3 (15.79%) JMS
6 3 (15.79%) Remediation Plan
6 3 (15.79%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.79%) Database Security
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) Java EE
7 2 (10.53%) TDD

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 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) CICS
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) DB2 UDB
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Log4j
2 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Law
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DB2 DBA
1 8 (42.11%) DBA
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) Database Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) DB2 Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Database Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Unix DBA
4 3 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Sybase Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) JMS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Java EE
2 2 (10.53%) JSP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) ISPF
3 1 (5.26%) J2SE
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) zOS
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
2 3 (15.79%) Database Security
2 3 (15.79%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (10.53%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Use Case
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) OOD
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) REXX
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) JCL
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) RACF
1 1 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (5.26%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) Intel Security
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Misys
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase