The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 86 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing DB2 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.68% 0.51% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.39% 2.01% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.05% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
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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 Leeds region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
376 298 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.53% 25.54% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 205 119
Average daily rate £373 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.75 £29.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.89% +141.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £26.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Leeds region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (25.00%) AS400
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) AIX
5 4 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) jBASE
6 3 (15.00%) Release Management
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) RPG IV
6 3 (15.00%) Java
6 3 (15.00%) RPG
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) JBoss
6 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (35.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
3 2 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) ATG Dynamo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) JMeter
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Debt Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe DBA
5 1 (5.00%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Informatica Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) AS400 Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Pick Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
1 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSL
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
3 1 (5.00%) Swing
3 1 (5.00%) XHTML
3 1 (5.00%) J2SE
3 1 (5.00%) JMS
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) Servlets
3 1 (5.00%) Struts
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) AS400
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) AIX
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) OS/390
5 1 (5.00%) zOS
5 1 (5.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Test Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) BDD
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C
2 4 (20.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) RPG
3 3 (15.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) jBASE
4 1 (5.00%) hybris
4 1 (5.00%) BEA
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) ATG