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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
England / South West
Rank 131 126 133
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.84% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.92% 3.67% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 6
Median daily rate £475 £350 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -24.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £30.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+56.66% -24.05%

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
546 682 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.13% 22.79% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 507 541
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 5 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £29.60 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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
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 24 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
Bristol +3 3 £475 -
Gloucestershire +2 1 £390 - 1
Somerset +2 1 £475 +11.76%
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for DB2.

1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Ant
4 3 (30.00%) EJB
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) JSP
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Microservices
4 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (30.00%) JMS
4 3 (30.00%) JIRA
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Spring

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 3 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) CICS
3 1 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Fredhopper
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Informix
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (20.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (10.00%) ChangeMan
4 1 (10.00%) NuGet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Database Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) SOAP
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) EJB
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) DHTML
4 2 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) BPEL
5 1 (10.00%) BPMN
5 1 (10.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (10.00%) Garbage Collection
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (10.00%) COBOL
4 1 (10.00%) JCL
4 1 (10.00%) Jython
4 1 (10.00%) Korn
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (10.00%) ATG
3 1 (10.00%) BEA
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) VeriFone
3 1 (10.00%) WorldPay