The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 113 99
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing DB2 11 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.12% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.60% 0.51% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
Median daily rate £550 - £435
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 - £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £29.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% -25.31%

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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
423 589 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.67% 24.44% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 347 258
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 19
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -30.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £16.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £32.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Birmingham - 7 £600 - 1
Warwickshire -1 3 £405 - 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DB2.

1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) IBM
3 15 (60.00%) Oracle
4 11 (44.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) CSS
5 8 (32.00%) JSP
5 8 (32.00%) Web Services
5 8 (32.00%) XML
5 8 (32.00%) JBoss
5 8 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
5 8 (32.00%) Misys
5 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
5 8 (32.00%) JMS
5 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (32.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (32.00%) Back Office
5 8 (32.00%) Log4j
5 8 (32.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) Java EE
5 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (32.00%) Web Development
6 7 (28.00%) Informatica
7 6 (24.00%) SAP
7 6 (24.00%) Data Quality
7 6 (24.00%) IBM InfoSphere
8 5 (20.00%) Teradata
8 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (16.00%) Cognos

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (32.00%) JBoss
1 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (32.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (16.00%) Informix
4 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (8.00%) Data Mart
6 2 (8.00%) DataStage
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.00%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Log4j
2 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (32.00%) Back Office
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.00%) Advertising
5 1 (4.00%) Electronics
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Consultant
2 11 (44.00%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Data Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Data Quality Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Data Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Quality Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Teradata Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Database Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Java Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) CSS
1 11 (44.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) Java EE
2 8 (32.00%) JMS
2 8 (32.00%) JSP
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 8 (32.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.00%) jQuery
3 3 (12.00%) Node.js
3 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.00%) Express
4 2 (8.00%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) AS400
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (32.00%) TDD
1 8 (32.00%) Web Development
2 4 (16.00%) Data Transformation
2 4 (16.00%) Information Governance
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (16.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Business Development
3 2 (8.00%) CRM
3 2 (8.00%) E-business
3 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) RPG
3 3 (12.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (4.00%) COBOL
4 1 (4.00%) JCL
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.00%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CA Endevor
1 1 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) IBM
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) Misys
4 7 (28.00%) Informatica
5 6 (24.00%) SAP
6 5 (20.00%) Teradata
7 4 (16.00%) Cognos
8 3 (12.00%) CA
9 2 (8.00%) DataFlux
9 2 (8.00%) Netezza
9 2 (8.00%) Trillium