The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 20 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.43% 1.05% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.81% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +11.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.01%
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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
57 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 32.57% 13.09% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 15 23
Average daily rate £463 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 14 (87.50%) Oracle
1 14 (87.50%) AIX
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
1 14 (87.50%) ClearCase
1 14 (87.50%) IBM
1 14 (87.50%) ClearQuest
1 14 (87.50%) Mainframe
1 14 (87.50%) Service Delivery
1 14 (87.50%) Management Information System
1 14 (87.50%) Workflow
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 14 (87.50%) Workflow Management
1 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
1 14 (87.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) XSLT
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) XSD

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) ClearCase
1 14 (87.50%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
2 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Senior WebSphere Developer
3 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Mainframe
1 14 (87.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) AIX
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Service Delivery
1 14 (87.50%) Workflow
1 14 (87.50%) Workflow Management
2 12 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.25%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Oracle
1 14 (87.50%) IBM