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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 131 130 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.035% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.04% 0.17% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.07%
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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
637 592 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.67% 20.63% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 389 270
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £175.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
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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
Devon - 5 £450 -
Bristol - 3 £430 - 1
Wiltshire +5 1 £525 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 14 (58.33%) IBM
2 9 (37.50%) Java
2 9 (37.50%) Migration
2 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
3 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) SOA
5 6 (25.00%) JBoss
5 6 (25.00%) Middleware
5 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (20.83%) DevOps
6 5 (20.83%) Microservices
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (20.83%) RESTful
6 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
6 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 5 (20.83%) Struts
6 5 (20.83%) Java EE
6 5 (20.83%) JSR 168
6 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Teradata
7 4 (16.67%) Netezza

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.33%) CICS
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) SSL
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) MPLS
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.17%) Adabas
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) ERwin
2 2 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Designer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Middleware
2 5 (20.83%) Java EE
2 5 (20.83%) JSR 168
2 5 (20.83%) Struts
2 5 (20.83%) RESTful
2 5 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (8.33%) DTV
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.17%) FMCG
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
4 5 (20.83%) ETL
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) Microservices
5 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) System Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Information Management
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) B2B
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) COBOL
3 2 (8.33%) C
3 2 (8.33%) JCL
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) NATURAL
4 1 (4.17%) Jython
4 1 (4.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) XenApp
1 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) IBM
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) Teradata
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) Netezza
5 3 (12.50%) SAP
5 3 (12.50%) Informatica
6 2 (8.33%) Embarcadero
6 2 (8.33%) Ab Initio
6 2 (8.33%) DataFlux
6 2 (8.33%) Talend
6 2 (8.33%) Hortonworks
7 1 (4.17%) AppSense
7 1 (4.17%) Brocade
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Siebel
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (4.17%) Business Objects