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 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 118 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing DB2 4 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.64% 2.12% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 8
Average daily rate £438 £425 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +18.71%
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
England

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
622 425 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.37% 19.24% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 245 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +91.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £17.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -3 2 - - 1
Warwickshire +3 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £438 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (70.00%) zOS
2 13 (65.00%) CICS
2 13 (65.00%) CA
2 13 (65.00%) JCL
2 13 (65.00%) CA Endevor
3 11 (55.00%) Mainframe
4 10 (50.00%) RACF
4 10 (50.00%) QA
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) IBM
8 2 (10.00%) Oracle
8 2 (10.00%) Java
8 2 (10.00%) RPG
8 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
8 2 (10.00%) AS400
8 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (10.00%) iSeries
8 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
9 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
9 1 (5.00%) SDLC
9 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Talend
9 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) CICS
2 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) CICS Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) AS400 Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) RPG Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (5.00%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Expert
5 1 (5.00%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Logistics
2 1 (5.00%) Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JCL
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) RPG
4 1 (5.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) CA
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Amdocs
4 1 (5.00%) DataFlux
4 1 (5.00%) Informatica
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Talend
4 1 (5.00%) Trillium
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