The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 52 57 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.56% 0.16% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.33% 0.68% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£370 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
DB2
East of England

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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
129 148 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.29% 23.87% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 91 48
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £298 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 25
Average hourly rate £40.60 £38.50 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +31.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £33.65 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.15 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Essex region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Essex region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 1 £370 -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
DB2
East of England

DB2
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (91.67%) COBOL
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) JCL
2 10 (83.33%) Mainframe
3 9 (75.00%) Assembly Language
3 9 (75.00%) REXX
3 9 (75.00%) CA Gen
3 9 (75.00%) SELCOPY
4 2 (16.67%) ISPF
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos
5 1 (8.33%) IBM

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) DBA
2 5 (41.67%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Mainframe Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Mainframe DBA
4 3 (25.00%) DB2 Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) COBOL
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) JCL
2 9 (75.00%) Assembly Language
2 9 (75.00%) REXX
2 9 (75.00%) SELCOPY
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos
1 1 (8.33%) IBM