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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 62 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing DB2 20 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.38% 1.23% 1.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.46% 8.20% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
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
268 183 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.50% 14.99% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 90 45
Average daily rate £400 £340 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -80.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 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 24 (64.86%) Banking
2 12 (32.43%) Mainframe
3 11 (29.73%) COBOL
4 10 (27.03%) Data Management
5 9 (24.32%) Data Modelling
5 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 8 (21.62%) CICS
6 8 (21.62%) Oracle
6 8 (21.62%) ETL
7 7 (18.92%) Informatica
8 6 (16.22%) VSAM
9 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (13.51%) UNIX
10 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (10.81%) Sybase
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) High Availability
10 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
11 3 (8.11%) Information Architecture
11 3 (8.11%) Social Media
11 3 (8.11%) Big Data
11 3 (8.11%) Analytics
11 3 (8.11%) Master Data Management
11 3 (8.11%) Information Management
11 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
11 3 (8.11%) Reference Data
11 3 (8.11%) Data Architecture
11 3 (8.11%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (8.11%) Teradata

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 8 (21.62%) CICS
2 3 (8.11%) SAS
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
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
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.11%) OLAP
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.11%) Big Data
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) ERwin
2 1 (2.70%) Checkstyle
General
1 24 (64.86%) Banking
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Data Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Designer
3 7 (18.92%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Solutions Designer
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 2 (5.41%) DB2 Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) DB2 Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) JMS
3 1 (2.70%) JAXB
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) XSD
3 1 (2.70%) J2SE
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) 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%) iSeries
5 1 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) zOS
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Data Management
2 9 (24.32%) Data Modelling
3 8 (21.62%) ETL
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
5 3 (8.11%) Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Master Data Management
5 3 (8.11%) Information Management
5 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Data Security
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Architecture
5 3 (8.11%) Information Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) COBOL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Informatica
3 4 (10.81%) Sybase
4 3 (8.11%) Cognos
4 3 (8.11%) Teradata
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) CA
6 1 (2.70%) SAP