The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 106 95 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing DB2 17 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 1.23% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.83% 5.72% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Median daily rate £310 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £375 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £500 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £423
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £26.75 £107.25
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -75.05%
DB2
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
444 612 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.93% 21.47% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 355 390
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 11 - - 3
Glasgow +4 6 £310 -17.33% 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DB2.

1 44 (67.69%) SQL
2 43 (66.15%) Linux
3 42 (64.62%) Unix
3 42 (64.62%) Java
4 40 (61.54%) Sybase
5 39 (60.00%) Finance
6 37 (56.92%) Relational Database
7 36 (55.38%) RDBMS
8 32 (49.23%) Perl
8 32 (49.23%) Spring
9 23 (35.38%) Banking
9 23 (35.38%) JUnit
9 23 (35.38%) J2SE
9 23 (35.38%) JMS
10 22 (33.85%) OO
11 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (27.69%) Oracle
13 18 (27.69%) OOD
14 15 (23.08%) SDLC
15 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
15 14 (21.54%) Multithreading
16 10 (15.38%) C++
17 9 (13.85%) IBM
17 9 (13.85%) Equity Derivative
17 9 (13.85%) Scala
18 8 (12.31%) Law
18 8 (12.31%) XML
19 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
19 7 (10.77%) Front Office

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (4.62%) JBoss
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.08%) CICS
2 2 (3.08%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) Relational Database
2 36 (55.38%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.15%) IBM PureData
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.62%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) JUnit
2 4 (6.15%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) Log4j
4 1 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.54%) Gradle
4 1 (1.54%) Hudson
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) Maven
4 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (60.00%) Finance
2 23 (35.38%) Banking
3 8 (12.31%) Law
4 7 (10.77%) Front Office
5 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Developer
2 26 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 9 (13.85%) Scala Developer
5 8 (12.31%) DB2 DBA
5 8 (12.31%) DBA
6 5 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Database Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) DB2 Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Data Modeller
8 3 (4.62%) Database Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Unix DBA
8 3 (4.62%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (49.23%) Spring
2 23 (35.38%) J2SE
2 23 (35.38%) JMS
3 8 (12.31%) XML
4 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
5 5 (7.69%) HTML
6 3 (4.62%) JSP
6 3 (4.62%) Web Services
7 2 (3.08%) CSS
7 2 (3.08%) HTML5
7 2 (3.08%) J2EE
7 2 (3.08%) Java EE
7 2 (3.08%) JSON
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.54%) DHTML
8 1 (1.54%) EJB
8 1 (1.54%) EJB 3.0
8 1 (1.54%) ISPF
8 1 (1.54%) Protocol Buffers
8 1 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.62%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.62%) Derivative
5 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.54%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (66.15%) Linux
2 42 (64.62%) Unix
3 4 (6.15%) zOS
4 3 (4.62%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) OO
2 20 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (27.69%) OOD
4 15 (23.08%) SDLC
5 14 (21.54%) Multithreading
5 14 (21.54%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.69%) Database Tuning
7 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.15%) Change Data Capture
8 4 (6.15%) ETL
8 4 (6.15%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (6.15%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (6.15%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (6.15%) Security Operations
9 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.62%) SOA
9 3 (4.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (67.69%) SQL
2 42 (64.62%) Java
3 32 (49.23%) Perl
4 10 (15.38%) C++
5 9 (13.85%) Scala
6 5 (7.69%) VBA
7 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.08%) REXX
9 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.54%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) RACF
1 1 (1.54%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.54%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (61.54%) Sybase
2 18 (27.69%) Oracle
3 9 (13.85%) IBM
4 4 (6.15%) Intel Security
4 4 (6.15%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (6.15%) Netezza
4 4 (6.15%) Talend
5 2 (3.08%) Misys
6 1 (1.54%) CA
6 1 (1.54%) Perforce