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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank - 24 24
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.66% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 2.63% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
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
22 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 21.57% 25.17% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 10
Average daily rate £325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) AIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (85.71%) ClearCase
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) ClearQuest
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) IBM Certification
4 2 (28.57%) IBM WebSphere Certification
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) Banking

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) ClearCase
1 6 (85.71%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) AIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) IBM Certification
1 2 (28.57%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) IBM