The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 70 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing DB2 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.76% 0.16% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.08% 0.71% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate £324 £275 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.72% -28.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
DB2
England

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 North East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
227 141 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.62% 22.67% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 98 87
Average daily rate £400 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £99.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -84.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 7 £324 +17.72% 4
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (91.67%) IBM
1 11 (91.67%) Mainframe
2 10 (83.33%) CICS
3 9 (75.00%) COBOL
3 9 (75.00%) JCL
3 9 (75.00%) ISPF
3 9 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
4 7 (58.33%) REXX
4 7 (58.33%) MVS
5 6 (50.00%) Assembly Language
5 6 (50.00%) CA
5 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 6 (50.00%) FTP
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) IIS
5 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (50.00%) Apache
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) MS Access
5 6 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (50.00%) C#
5 6 (50.00%) C++
5 6 (50.00%) VBA
5 6 (50.00%) .NET

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (83.33%) CICS
2 7 (58.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (50.00%) Apache
3 6 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) FTP
1 6 (50.00%) SSL
1 6 (50.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 6 (50.00%) Easytrieve
1 6 (50.00%) MS Access
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) Adabas
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
2 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe Operator
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Microsoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) ISPF
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Mainframe
2 9 (75.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (50.00%) VSAM
4 3 (25.00%) AS400
5 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) MVS
2 4 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) CRUD
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) COBOL
1 9 (75.00%) JCL
2 7 (58.33%) REXX
3 6 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 6 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) C++
3 6 (50.00%) CLIST
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) CA
2 6 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) HP