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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 131 123 135
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing DB2 7 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.91% 0.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.12% 4.05% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 7
Median daily rate £363 £430 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% -28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -47.00%
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
623 740 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.36% 22.35% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 540 453
Median daily rate £368 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +91.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £78.27 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.07 £33.55 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+7.51% +41.26%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +16 3 £353 -24.19%
Bristol -18 2 - -
Somerset +25 1 £350 -12.50%
Gloucestershire 0 1 £550 +35.80% 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (27.27%) MVC
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VB
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) VB6
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (18.18%) DataPower
5 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful

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 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) CICS
2 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) ReSharper
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) ChangeMan
3 1 (9.09%) NuGet
3 1 (9.09%) PVCS
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
3 1 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) RACF Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Security Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) LINQ
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) DataPower
3 1 (9.09%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
2 2 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) SUSE
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) VB6
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
4 1 (9.09%) COBOL
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JCL
4 1 (9.09%) Jython
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Unicenter
1 1 (9.09%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft