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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 20 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 5.13% 3.57% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.77% 26.09% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -10.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.78% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £145.00 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+360.31% -16.00%
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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
47 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 40.17% 13.69% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 18
Average daily rate £438 £407 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.62% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (94.12%) Workflow
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (94.12%) WebSphere
2 16 (94.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 16 (94.12%) Workflow Management
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 16 (94.12%) AIX
2 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) ClearCase
2 16 (94.12%) IBM
2 16 (94.12%) ClearQuest
2 16 (94.12%) Mainframe
2 16 (94.12%) Service Delivery
2 16 (94.12%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (88.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.88%) Data Stewardship
5 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 16 (94.12%) Oracle Workflow
1 16 (94.12%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) ClearCase
1 16 (94.12%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) WebSphere Specialist
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (35.29%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (94.12%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (94.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) AIX
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Service Delivery
1 16 (94.12%) Workflow
1 16 (94.12%) Workflow Management
2 15 (88.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Security
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.88%) Data Stewardship
4 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
1 16 (94.12%) IBM