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 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 111 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.59% 1.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.79% 2.76% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 14
Median daily rate £450 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £270 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+168.57% -55.69%

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
343 544 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.69% 21.52% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 300 335
Median daily rate £375 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 £10.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.20% -78.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 February 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 +7 12 £475 +40.74% 3
South Lanarkshire - 1 £390 -
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DB2.

1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 19 (63.33%) Relational Database
4 16 (53.33%) Unix
4 16 (53.33%) Banking
5 15 (50.00%) Spring
6 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (40.00%) Finance
8 11 (36.67%) XML
8 11 (36.67%) OO
9 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
10 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
11 8 (26.67%) Linux
11 8 (26.67%) JUnit
11 8 (26.67%) Sybase
11 8 (26.67%) SOAP
11 8 (26.67%) JSON
11 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
12 7 (23.33%) Hudson
12 7 (23.33%) Gradle
12 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
12 7 (23.33%) Ant
12 7 (23.33%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (23.33%) JMS
12 7 (23.33%) Perforce
12 7 (23.33%) TDD
12 7 (23.33%) Scrum
12 7 (23.33%) Maven
13 5 (16.67%) Law
13 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

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 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) CICS
3 1 (3.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) Relational Database
2 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) KDB
4 1 (3.33%) Kdb+
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (26.67%) JUnit
2 7 (23.33%) Ant
2 7 (23.33%) Gradle
2 7 (23.33%) Hudson
2 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (23.33%) Maven
3 3 (10.00%) Concordion
3 3 (10.00%) JBehave
4 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) Log4j
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (53.33%) Banking
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Law
4 2 (6.67%) Back Office
5 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Database Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Core Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Database Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) DB2 Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Spring
2 11 (36.67%) XML
3 8 (26.67%) JSON
3 8 (26.67%) SOAP
4 7 (23.33%) JMS
5 5 (16.67%) J2SE
5 5 (16.67%) Protocol Buffers
6 3 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (6.67%) CSS
7 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.67%) Java EE
7 2 (6.67%) JSP
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
8 1 (3.33%) HTML5
8 1 (3.33%) J2EE
8 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Derivative
3 2 (6.67%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Unix
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) OO
3 7 (23.33%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (23.33%) Scrum
3 7 (23.33%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Microservices
5 4 (13.33%) OOD
5 4 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Database Security
6 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Use Case
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) REXX
5 2 (6.67%) Scala
6 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (10.00%) MiFID
2 2 (6.67%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.33%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Sybase
2 7 (23.33%) Perforce
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Intel Security
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Misys
5 1 (3.33%) Twitter