The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 43 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.24% 1.18% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.18% 5.56% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £469 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £381
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
85 54 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.29% 21.18% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 27 15
Average daily rate £330 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £399 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £99.10 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +371.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
1 4 (80.00%) Software Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle