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 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 75 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.83% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.78% 5.81% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £250 £450 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +51.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.57 £26.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+53.09% -47.00%
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
216 241 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.55% 14.25% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 142 147
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £32.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.72% +170.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +49.11%

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 September 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%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) REXX
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
3 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) Windows
4 6 (31.58%) Replication
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) zOS
5 5 (26.32%) BMC
6 4 (21.05%) OMEGAMON
6 4 (21.05%) CA
6 4 (21.05%) CICS
6 4 (21.05%) RACF
7 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) Law
7 3 (15.79%) OS/2
7 3 (15.79%) Remediation Plan
7 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
7 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
7 3 (15.79%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.53%) AIX

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 4 (21.05%) CICS
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
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
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Gradle
1 1 (5.26%) Grunt
1 1 (5.26%) gulp
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) DBA
2 14 (73.68%) DB2 DBA
3 6 (31.58%) Administrator
4 5 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Administrator
5 4 (21.05%) DB2 Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Database Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) DB2 Support
6 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Production DBA
6 3 (15.79%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (15.79%) Unix DBA
6 3 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
8 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (5.26%) Programmer
8 1 (5.26%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) ISPF
1 1 (5.26%) J2SE
1 1 (5.26%) Java EE
1 1 (5.26%) JDBC
1 1 (5.26%) JMS
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) Servlets
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Spring
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
2 6 (31.58%) Replication
3 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) zOS
4 3 (15.79%) OS/2
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Change Management
1 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
1 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (15.79%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) OOD
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) REXX
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) JCL
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) RACF
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (10.53%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (5.26%) Ansible
3 1 (5.26%) CA Wily
3 1 (5.26%) logstash
3 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) rkt
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) BMC
3 4 (21.05%) CA
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk
5 1 (5.26%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) VMware