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 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 24 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing DB2 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.35% 1.83% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.43% 13.04% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £438 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +161.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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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
35 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.59% 14.02% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 6
Average daily rate £435 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (20.00%) Altova
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearQuest
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Data Stewardship
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Altova