The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
England / Midlands
Rank 20 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.38% - 4.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.50% - 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £30.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -24.05%

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
24 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.05% 17.68% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 14
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for DB2.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) DataStage
2 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) ChangeMan
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO