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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 128 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing DB2 11 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.73% 1.99% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Median daily rate £394 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
636 603 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.37% 23.71% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 395 318
Median daily rate £410 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.48% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 16
Median hourly rate £36.50 £18.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £30.35 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 7 £394 +21.15% 1
Walsall +1 2 £545 -
Warwickshire -12 1 £375 -11.76% 1
Coventry - 1 - - 2
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 12 (70.59%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) IBM
4 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) XML
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) WebSphere
5 8 (47.06%) HTML
5 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
5 8 (47.06%) CSS
5 8 (47.06%) JSP
5 8 (47.06%) JMS
5 8 (47.06%) JBoss
5 8 (47.06%) Tomcat
6 5 (29.41%) Misys
6 5 (29.41%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (29.41%) Back Office
6 5 (29.41%) Log4j
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Web Development
6 5 (29.41%) Java EE
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
7 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
7 4 (23.53%) Banking
8 3 (17.65%) Spring
8 3 (17.65%) MVC
8 3 (17.65%) Workflow
8 3 (17.65%) Middleware

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 9 (52.94%) WebSphere
2 8 (47.06%) JBoss
2 8 (47.06%) Tomcat
2 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
3 5 (29.41%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) IMS/DB
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Log4j
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Back Office
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Data Quality Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Lead Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Quality Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Java Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Lead
4 1 (5.88%) Data Quality Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Web Services
1 9 (52.94%) XML
2 8 (47.06%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) JMS
2 8 (47.06%) JSP
3 5 (29.41%) Java EE
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware
4 3 (17.65%) Servlets
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
4 3 (17.65%) Struts
5 1 (5.88%) BAPI
5 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.88%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
1 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 1 (5.88%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) SDLC
1 5 (29.41%) TDD
1 5 (29.41%) Web Development
2 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) OO
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) PLM
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) COBOL
5 1 (5.88%) JCL
5 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 12 (70.59%) IBM
3 5 (29.41%) Misys
4 3 (17.65%) BEA
4 3 (17.65%) DataFlux
4 3 (17.65%) Informatica
4 3 (17.65%) Pega
4 3 (17.65%) Sybase
4 3 (17.65%) Trillium
4 3 (17.65%) Vitria
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 1 (5.88%) Amdocs
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Talend