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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 80 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing DB2 14 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 1.08% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.96% 5.50% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Median daily rate £400 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £458 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
282 291 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.79% 19.73% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 175 121
Median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 May 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 12 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 9 (34.62%) REXX
4 8 (30.77%) zOS
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) IBM
6 6 (23.08%) CICS
6 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (23.08%) ETL
6 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
7 5 (19.23%) Oracle
7 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) Replication
8 4 (15.38%) RACF
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) BMC
8 4 (15.38%) CA
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) AIX
8 4 (15.38%) OMEGAMON
8 4 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
9 3 (11.54%) Pega
9 3 (11.54%) Linux
9 3 (11.54%) Informatica
9 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
9 3 (11.54%) JCL
9 3 (11.54%) OS/2
10 2 (7.69%) Subversion

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 6 (23.08%) CICS
1 6 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) LDAP
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Ant
1 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
1 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.69%) ERwin
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Gradle
1 2 (7.69%) Grunt
1 2 (7.69%) gulp
1 2 (7.69%) Hudson
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
1 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 2 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) DB2 DBA
1 11 (42.31%) DBA
2 5 (19.23%) Data Modeller
3 3 (11.54%) DB2 Support
3 3 (11.54%) Production DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.85%) CICS Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) DB2 Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Flash
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) Java EE
1 2 (7.69%) JDBC
1 2 (7.69%) JSP
1 2 (7.69%) Servlets
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
1 2 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 4 (15.38%) Replication
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) zOS
2 4 (15.38%) AIX
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) OS/2
4 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ETL
2 5 (19.23%) Data Modelling
3 4 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) System Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) REXX
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) JCL
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) RACF
2 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) VirtualBox
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (7.69%) CA Wily
2 2 (7.69%) logstash
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) BMC
3 4 (15.38%) CA
4 3 (11.54%) Informatica
4 3 (11.54%) Pega
5 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
5 2 (7.69%) Google
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) Splunk
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (3.85%) Teradata