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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 108 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing DB2 7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.39% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 1.85% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £296 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.80% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £275 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £414 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.25 £31.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+237.26% -17.93%
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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 West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
431 432 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.97% 21.14% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 243 253
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 20
Average hourly rate £24.35 £24.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.43% -21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+26.36% -11.29%

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 24 November 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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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
Warwickshire -7 4 £463 +32.14%
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) Sybase
3 8 (44.44%) MySQL
3 8 (44.44%) CICS
4 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) CA
5 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) zOS
7 4 (22.22%) BMC
7 4 (22.22%) IBM
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) Informix
7 4 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) ATM
7 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 4 (22.22%) VoIP
7 4 (22.22%) WAN
7 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) JavaBeans
7 4 (22.22%) EJB
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (44.44%) CICS
2 4 (22.22%) TPMS
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) ATM
1 4 (22.22%) LAN
1 4 (22.22%) VoIP
1 4 (22.22%) WAN
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) MySQL
3 4 (22.22%) Informix
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
2 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
3 1 (5.56%) Synon
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Mainframe Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Database Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) RPG Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports Developer
5 1 (5.56%) AS400 Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) EJB
1 4 (22.22%) JavaBeans
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
3 1 (5.56%) Servlets
3 1 (5.56%) Struts
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
2 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.56%) AS400
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) zOS
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) HPUX
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 4 (22.22%) Scrum
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) TDD
1 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 4 (22.22%) Data Protection
1 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (16.67%) Workflow
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) RPG IV
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISSAP
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) Sybase
3 6 (33.33%) CA
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) BEA
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.56%) Vitria
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Pega