The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 134 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing DB2 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.21% 0.77% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £390 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £510 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
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 South West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
579 649 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.79% 21.56% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 459 490
Median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 15
Median hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.05 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £39.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+45.65% -28.12%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 South West

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Wiltshire -3 5 £275 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £413 - 1
Somerset - 1 £450 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 South West region with a requirement for DB2.

1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) COBOL
3 14 (43.75%) CICS
4 13 (40.63%) IBM
5 11 (34.38%) WebSphere
6 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (28.13%) HTTP
6 9 (28.13%) Mainframe
7 8 (25.00%) Unix
7 8 (25.00%) zOS
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Performance Analysis
9 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
9 6 (18.75%) Subversion
9 6 (18.75%) HTML
9 6 (18.75%) Java
9 6 (18.75%) EJB
9 6 (18.75%) Linux
10 5 (15.63%) SOAP
10 5 (15.63%) Struts
10 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
10 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
10 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
10 5 (15.63%) Web Design
10 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
10 5 (15.63%) Neo4j
10 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (43.75%) CICS
2 11 (34.38%) WebSphere
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (15.63%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (9.38%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MongoDB
1 5 (15.63%) Neo4j
1 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) Informix
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (3.13%) VisualAge
2 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) COBOL Developer
3 10 (31.25%) DB2 Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Mainframe Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) ETL Developer
7 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) EJB
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) Dropwizard
2 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
2 5 (15.63%) JAX-RS
2 5 (15.63%) REST
2 5 (15.63%) SOAP
2 5 (15.63%) Struts
2 5 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (9.38%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (9.38%) J2EE
4 2 (6.25%) Ajax
4 2 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (3.13%) Flash
5 1 (3.13%) JMS
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) WSDL
5 1 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) DataPower
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Unix
1 8 (25.00%) zOS
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.38%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (15.63%) Web Design
5 4 (12.50%) Logistics
6 3 (9.38%) SOA
7 2 (6.25%) BPEL
7 2 (6.25%) BPMN
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (3.13%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) COBOL
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) Jython
4 2 (6.25%) Korn
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VB
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Control-M
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) BEA
3 1 (3.13%) Netezza
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase
3 1 (3.13%) VeriFone
3 1 (3.13%) WorldPay
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