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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 19 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.95% 0.60% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.11% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
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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 Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
37 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.03% 19.05% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 11
Average daily rate £350 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
2 3 (42.86%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (42.86%) zOS
2 3 (42.86%) JDBC
2 3 (42.86%) RAD
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) ISPF
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) JCL
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) CICS
4 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
4 1 (14.29%) REXX
4 1 (14.29%) PL/1

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) IBM InfoSphere
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
1 3 (42.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe DBA
2 2 (28.57%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (14.29%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) CICS Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
2 3 (42.86%) RAD
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
3 1 (14.29%) REXX
3 1 (14.29%) PL/1
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) SAP