The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 24 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.13% 2.68% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.00% 11.43% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £145.00 £27.00 £32.57
% change year-on-year
+437.03% -17.08%
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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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
25 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.12% 23.49% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 28
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

DB2
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle