The first table below looks at the demand for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the West Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 109 96 102
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing DB2 9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.12% 1.61% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £429 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.03% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £413 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £483 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.72%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
425 434 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.35% 21.80% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 246 254
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £21.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.84 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
DB2
England

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Coventry - 4 £284 - 1
Warwickshire -1 3 £330 -24.57% 1
Birmingham -7 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Sybase
4 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (18.18%) ISPF
6 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) SMS
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
6 2 (18.18%) RACF
6 2 (18.18%) JCL
6 2 (18.18%) REXX
6 2 (18.18%) zOS
6 2 (18.18%) SNA
7 1 (9.09%) JavaBeans
7 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
7 1 (9.09%) CICS
7 1 (9.09%) Peregrine
7 1 (9.09%) Remedy

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (9.09%) CICS
1 1 (9.09%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
1 2 (18.18%) SNA
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) ATM
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Informix
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Database Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ISPF
2 1 (9.09%) JavaBeans
2 1 (9.09%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) zOS
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JCL
2 2 (18.18%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Sybase
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
5 1 (9.09%) Peregrine
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy
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