The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 15 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.17% 1.65% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.29% 6.67% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £550 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.12% -7.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £26.75 £107.25
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -75.05%
DB2
West Yorkshire

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 Halifax region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
14 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 22.22% 24.79% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 31
Median daily rate £375 £353 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% -19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Halifax region with a requirement for DB2.

1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (40.00%) CICS
3 2 (40.00%) zOS
3 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Clustering
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) JBehave
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Docker
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 2 (40.00%) CICS
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (20.00%) JBehave
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle