The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 46 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing DB2 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.91% 0.39% 2.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.42% 1.41% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+67.85% -29.11%

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
117 142 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.59% 27.84% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 108 63
Median daily rate £365 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the South Yorkshire region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Sheffield +5 4 £550 - 1
DB2
Yorkshire

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) CICS
2 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (33.33%) SUSE
3 2 (33.33%) Intel
3 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (33.33%) zOS
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) JCL
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Blog
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) AIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Solaris
1 2 (33.33%) SUSE
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
1 2 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (16.67%) SAP