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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 105 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.98% 1.08%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.10% 4.35% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 8
Median daily rate £475 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £375 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -25.31%

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
387 575 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.08% 22.56% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 339 323
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Median hourly rate £47.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Glasgow +11 7 £475 +26.66% 1
Edinburgh +10 5 - - 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DB2.

1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) Java
3 22 (59.46%) Unix
3 22 (59.46%) Relational Database
4 20 (54.05%) Banking
5 19 (51.35%) Linux
6 18 (48.65%) Finance
7 17 (45.95%) Sybase
7 17 (45.95%) Spring
8 16 (43.24%) RDBMS
9 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (32.43%) JUnit
10 10 (27.03%) Perl
11 9 (24.32%) JMS
12 8 (21.62%) OO
12 8 (21.62%) XML
12 8 (21.62%) J2SE
12 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
13 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (16.22%) Scala
14 6 (16.22%) TDD
14 6 (16.22%) Law
15 5 (13.51%) Oracle
15 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
15 5 (13.51%) JSON
15 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
15 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
16 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
16 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
16 4 (10.81%) Equity Derivative

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 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.41%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (2.70%) CICS
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) Relational Database
2 16 (43.24%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) JUnit
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) Ant
3 4 (10.81%) Gradle
3 4 (10.81%) Hudson
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Maven
4 3 (8.11%) Concordion
4 3 (8.11%) JBehave
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) Log4j
5 2 (5.41%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (54.05%) Banking
2 18 (48.65%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) Law
4 2 (5.41%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Scala Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) DB2 DBA
4 5 (13.51%) DBA
5 3 (8.11%) Database Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Database Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) DB2 Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) DB2 Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Unix DBA
7 1 (2.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) Spring
2 9 (24.32%) JMS
3 8 (21.62%) J2SE
3 8 (21.62%) XML
4 5 (13.51%) JSON
5 4 (10.81%) SOAP
6 3 (8.11%) HTML
7 2 (5.41%) CSS
7 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.41%) Java EE
7 2 (5.41%) JSP
7 2 (5.41%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (5.41%) Web Services
8 1 (2.70%) HTML5
8 1 (2.70%) J2EE
8 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.41%) Derivative
5 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.41%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Unix
2 19 (51.35%) Linux
3 3 (8.11%) zOS
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) OO
3 6 (16.22%) TDD
4 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
5 4 (10.81%) OOA/OOD
5 4 (10.81%) OOD
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Security Operations
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Database Security
6 3 (8.11%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.41%) Microservices
7 2 (5.41%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) Perl
4 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
5 6 (16.22%) Scala
6 3 (8.11%) VBA
7 2 (5.41%) C++
7 2 (5.41%) REXX
8 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.70%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Sybase
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) IBM
3 4 (10.81%) Intel Security
3 4 (10.81%) Perforce
4 2 (5.41%) Misys
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