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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 118 131 143
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing DB2 19 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.65% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.21% 0.90% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 3
Average daily rate £275 £485 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.29% +21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £396 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £543 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.50% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.12% -
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
592 670 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.20% 21.65% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 463 485
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 14
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Wiltshire +11 15 £275 -
Somerset +8 1 £450 -9.54%
Bristol -1 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) IBM
3 15 (44.12%) COBOL
4 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
4 14 (41.18%) CICS
5 13 (38.24%) HTTP
6 12 (35.29%) Unix
7 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (29.41%) Linux
8 10 (29.41%) HTML
8 10 (29.41%) Java
8 10 (29.41%) EJB
9 9 (26.47%) SOAP
9 9 (26.47%) Struts
9 9 (26.47%) Mac OS X
9 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
9 9 (26.47%) Mainframe
9 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
9 9 (26.47%) Web Design
9 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
9 9 (26.47%) Subversion
9 9 (26.47%) REST
9 9 (26.47%) Neo4j
9 9 (26.47%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (26.47%) JAX-RS
9 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
9 9 (26.47%) WebSphere Portal
10 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (23.53%) zOS
11 7 (20.59%) Performance Analysis

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (41.18%) CICS
1 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 9 (26.47%) WebSphere Portal
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
1 9 (26.47%) Neo4j
1 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) Informix
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) VisualAge
General
1 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 15 (44.12%) COBOL Developer
3 10 (29.41%) DB2 Developer
4 9 (26.47%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Mainframe Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) ETL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Server Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) EJB
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) Hibernate
2 9 (26.47%) JAX-RS
2 9 (26.47%) REST
2 9 (26.47%) SOAP
2 9 (26.47%) Struts
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (8.82%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (5.88%) Middleware
6 1 (2.94%) Ajax
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) Flash
6 1 (2.94%) JMS
6 1 (2.94%) JSP
6 1 (2.94%) WSDL
6 1 (2.94%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Unix
2 10 (29.41%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Mac OS X
4 8 (23.53%) zOS
5 3 (8.82%) AIX
6 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
2 9 (26.47%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (26.47%) Web Design
3 8 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Performance Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 4 (11.76%) Logistics
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) BPEL
7 2 (5.88%) BPMN
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) COBOL
3 10 (29.41%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) Jython
4 2 (5.88%) Korn
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Control-M
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) IBM
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) BEA
3 1 (2.94%) Netezza
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Sybase
3 1 (2.94%) VeriFone
3 1 (2.94%) WorldPay