The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 43 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing DB2 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.41% 1.02% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.83% 4.90% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £475 £375 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £395 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -26.58%

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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
145 143 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.23% 20.94% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 90 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.61 £49.41 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.39% +119.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £49.41 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for DB2.

1 24 (92.31%) Java
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
1 24 (92.31%) Unix
2 20 (76.92%) Relational Database
3 19 (73.08%) Linux
3 19 (73.08%) Sybase
3 19 (73.08%) Spring
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (53.85%) JUnit
4 14 (53.85%) RDBMS
5 12 (46.15%) Perl
5 12 (46.15%) Finance
6 11 (42.31%) Banking
7 10 (38.46%) OO
7 10 (38.46%) J2SE
8 9 (34.62%) JMS
9 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
10 7 (26.92%) XML
10 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (26.92%) Scala
11 6 (23.08%) OOD
11 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
12 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (19.23%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (19.23%) JSON
12 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
12 5 (19.23%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (15.38%) VBA
13 4 (15.38%) Ant
13 4 (15.38%) SOAP

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (3.85%) JBoss
1 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 14 (53.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) JUnit
2 4 (15.38%) Ant
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Gradle
2 4 (15.38%) Hudson
2 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Concordion
3 3 (11.54%) JBehave
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 16 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Scala Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Java Scala Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) Spring
2 10 (38.46%) J2SE
3 9 (34.62%) JMS
4 7 (26.92%) XML
5 5 (19.23%) JSON
6 4 (15.38%) SOAP
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.69%) HTML
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE
8 2 (7.69%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (3.85%) DHTML
9 1 (3.85%) EJB
9 1 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
9 1 (3.85%) HTML5
9 1 (3.85%) JDBC
9 1 (3.85%) JSP
9 1 (3.85%) REST
9 1 (3.85%) Struts
9 1 (3.85%) Web Services
9 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Derivative
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Unix
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 6 (23.08%) OOD
4 5 (19.23%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) SDLC
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) DevOps
7 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Microservices
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
1 24 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Perl
3 8 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 7 (26.92%) Scala
5 4 (15.38%) VBA
6 2 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Sybase
2 4 (15.38%) Perforce
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle