The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 38 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.61% 0.47% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.71% 3.45% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £245 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £375 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
DB2
Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
68 58 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 17.75% 13.65% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 43
Average daily rate £400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.52% -30.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Swindon region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) COBOL
3 5 (38.46%) CICS
4 4 (30.77%) IBM
4 4 (30.77%) HTTP
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
5 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
5 3 (23.08%) zOS
5 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (15.38%) Jython
6 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 2 (15.38%) AIX
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
6 2 (15.38%) ETL
6 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (15.38%) J2EE
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (15.38%) Toad
6 2 (15.38%) SSL
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (15.38%) Informatica

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (38.46%) CICS
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Informatica Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) zOS
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) BPEL
1 2 (15.38%) BPMN
1 2 (15.38%) ETL
1 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
1 2 (15.38%) Logistics
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) SOA
1 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
1 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) COBOL
3 2 (15.38%) Jython
3 2 (15.38%) Korn
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (15.38%) SAP