The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
England / Yorkshire
Rank 98 132 106
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Contract jobs citing DB2 24 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.10% 0.18% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.32% 0.85% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 6
Median daily rate £550 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £380 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -26.58%

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 Yorkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
555 589 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.49% 21.07% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 388 436
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £18.38 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +21.87%
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 Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire +34 21 £550 +57.14%
South Yorkshire -2 3 £550 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 22 (46.81%) IBM
3 18 (38.30%) CICS
4 16 (34.04%) zOS
5 15 (31.91%) Mainframe
5 15 (31.91%) Linux
6 14 (29.79%) Oracle
7 13 (27.66%) Replication
8 11 (23.40%) Finance
8 11 (23.40%) Windows
8 11 (23.40%) ETL
8 11 (23.40%) DevOps
9 10 (21.28%) Functional Testing
9 10 (21.28%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (21.28%) CA Endevor
9 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
9 10 (21.28%) SAP
10 9 (19.15%) AIX
11 8 (17.02%) CA Service Virtualization
11 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (17.02%) Syncsort
11 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
11 8 (17.02%) iPad
11 8 (17.02%) Splunk
11 8 (17.02%) Feasibility Study
11 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
11 8 (17.02%) CA
11 8 (17.02%) OMEGAMON
12 7 (14.89%) DB2 UDB
12 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 18 (38.30%) CICS
2 6 (12.77%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.13%) SAS
4 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LDAP
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) DB2 UDB
1 7 (14.89%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (10.64%) OLTP
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) DataStage
5 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Appium
1 2 (4.26%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.26%) ClearQuest
1 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) JIRA
1 2 (4.26%) Selenium
1 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
1 2 (4.26%) Zephyr
2 1 (2.13%) JBehave
2 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Billing
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Administrator
1 12 (25.53%) DBA
2 11 (23.40%) DB2 DBA
3 9 (19.15%) DB2 Administrator
4 8 (17.02%) Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Data Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Data Quality Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Build Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Deployment Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (8.51%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) z/OS Specialist
8 3 (6.38%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Middleware
1 6 (12.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (6.38%) HTML
2 3 (6.38%) REST
3 2 (4.26%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (4.26%) JMS
3 2 (4.26%) OSGi
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Tez
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Dojo
4 1 (2.13%) EJB
4 1 (2.13%) JPA
4 1 (2.13%) JSP
4 1 (2.13%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Mainframe
2 13 (27.66%) Replication
3 8 (17.02%) iPad
4 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.64%) HACMP
5 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.26%) iSeries
6 2 (4.26%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.13%) AS400
7 1 (2.13%) Blog
7 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.13%) Clustering
7 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.13%) FMCG
7 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.13%) Social Media
7 1 (2.13%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) zOS
2 15 (31.91%) Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Windows
4 9 (19.15%) AIX
5 8 (17.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (14.89%) Unix
7 6 (12.77%) Solaris
7 6 (12.77%) SUSE
8 1 (2.13%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) DevOps
1 11 (23.40%) ETL
2 10 (21.28%) Functional Testing
2 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
2 10 (21.28%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
3 8 (17.02%) Feasibility Study
3 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
4 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
4 7 (14.89%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
6 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Information Governance
7 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Java
3 5 (10.64%) AWK
4 4 (8.51%) COBOL
5 2 (4.26%) Visual J++
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) R
6 1 (2.13%) RPG
6 1 (2.13%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) ISEB
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
1 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) CA Endevor
2 8 (17.02%) CA Service Virtualization
2 8 (17.02%) OMEGAMON
3 5 (10.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) IBM
2 14 (29.79%) Oracle
3 10 (21.28%) SAP
4 8 (17.02%) CA
4 8 (17.02%) Splunk
4 8 (17.02%) Syncsort
5 7 (14.89%) VMware
6 6 (12.77%) Intel
7 5 (10.64%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) Avaloq
8 1 (2.13%) Misys
8 1 (2.13%) SunGard