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 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 137 133 147
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing DB2 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.35% 0.099%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.68% 1.59% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £413 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
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
591 692 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.83% 22.31% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 509 491
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 13
Median hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.40 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.27 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+20.26% -13.33%

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 June 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £413 -
Wiltshire -8 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £370 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 15 (53.57%) COBOL
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) CICS
3 10 (35.71%) Mainframe
3 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (32.14%) IBM
5 8 (28.57%) zOS
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
6 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
8 5 (17.86%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (14.29%) Unix
9 4 (14.29%) Oracle
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (14.29%) Logistics
9 4 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 3 (10.71%) Middleware
10 3 (10.71%) HTTP
10 3 (10.71%) Perl
10 3 (10.71%) Windows
10 3 (10.71%) AIX
11 2 (7.14%) Linux

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 (50.00%) CICS
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Informix
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) PVCS
1 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) TestDirector
1 1 (3.57%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (3.57%) VisualAge
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) COBOL Developer
3 10 (35.71%) DB2 Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Environment Manager
6 1 (3.57%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware
4 2 (7.14%) Ajax
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
4 2 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) EJB
5 1 (3.57%) Flash
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) JMS
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) JSP
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) WSDL
5 1 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) DataPower
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) iPad
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) zOS
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (10.71%) AIX
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 4 (14.29%) Logistics
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Change Management
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) DSDM
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) MVC
7 1 (3.57%) OO
7 1 (3.57%) OOD
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) COBOL
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Jython
4 1 (3.57%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) BEA
3 1 (3.57%) Netezza
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase
3 1 (3.57%) VeriFone
3 1 (3.57%) WorldPay