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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 126 136 115
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing DB2 20 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.43% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.97% 1.94% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
Average daily rate £363 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £343 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.85% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
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
673 721 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.38% 22.29% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 518 412
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 24
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.00 £30.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% +6.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 +2 9 £245 -34.66% 3
Devon - 9 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire +11 1 - - 1
Somerset -1 1 £425 -14.57% 2
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 (62.16%) SQL
2 20 (54.05%) IBM
3 19 (51.35%) HTTP
3 19 (51.35%) Java
3 19 (51.35%) WebSphere
4 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 16 (43.24%) EJB
5 16 (43.24%) Unix
5 16 (43.24%) Linux
6 15 (40.54%) SOAP
6 15 (40.54%) Struts
6 15 (40.54%) Mac OS X
6 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
6 15 (40.54%) Hibernate
6 15 (40.54%) Web Design
6 15 (40.54%) WebSphere Portal
6 15 (40.54%) MongoDB
6 15 (40.54%) REST
6 15 (40.54%) Neo4j
6 15 (40.54%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (40.54%) JAX-RS
6 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
7 14 (37.84%) Subversion
8 10 (27.03%) Oracle
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.22%) ETL
10 6 (16.22%) Finance
11 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (13.51%) CICS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 19 (51.35%) WebSphere
2 15 (40.54%) WebSphere Portal
3 5 (13.51%) CICS
4 4 (10.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.41%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 19 (51.35%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) SSL
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MongoDB
1 15 (40.54%) Neo4j
1 15 (40.54%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.41%) Big Data
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.70%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (2.70%) Informix
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Subversion
2 3 (8.11%) Toad
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) DBA
4 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) COBOL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (5.41%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (5.41%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Informatica Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) EJB
1 16 (43.24%) HTML
2 15 (40.54%) Hibernate
2 15 (40.54%) JAX-RS
2 15 (40.54%) REST
2 15 (40.54%) SOAP
2 15 (40.54%) Struts
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (5.41%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) Ajax
6 1 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (2.70%) Flash
6 1 (2.70%) JMS
6 1 (2.70%) JSP
6 1 (2.70%) WSDL
6 1 (2.70%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
1 3 (8.11%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
1 16 (43.24%) Unix
2 15 (40.54%) Mac OS X
3 3 (8.11%) AIX
3 3 (8.11%) zOS
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) SUSE
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
2 15 (40.54%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (40.54%) Web Design
3 6 (16.22%) ETL
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (8.11%) SOA
6 2 (5.41%) BPEL
6 2 (5.41%) BPMN
6 2 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (5.41%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Logistics
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Data Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) COBOL
4 2 (5.41%) Jython
4 2 (5.41%) Korn
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) IBM
2 10 (27.03%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Informatica
3 4 (10.81%) Percona
4 3 (8.11%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.41%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.70%) BEA
6 1 (2.70%) Netezza
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase
6 1 (2.70%) Teradata
6 1 (2.70%) VeriFone
6 1 (2.70%) WorldPay
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