Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM DB2
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 73 88
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.23% 1.76% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.02% 9.00% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 20 4
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £313
90th Percentile £388 £425 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £358 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -15.88% - +28.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

DB2 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 293 300 326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 22.21% 19.51% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 202 208
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £287 £300 £250
90th Percentile £502 £500 £535
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.00 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.67% -27.27% -34.00%
10th Percentile £18.35 £12.00 £10.45
90th Percentile £33.25 £12.00 £24.48
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £21.25 £18.14
% change year-on-year +52.94% +17.14% -9.30%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Birmingham

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DB2 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Birmingham

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DB2.

1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) RPG
2 1 (33.33%) Metadata Management
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (33.33%) AS400
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Embarcadero
2 1 (33.33%) ERwin

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ERwin
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (33.33%) UML Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) Metadata Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Embarcadero
2 1 (33.33%) IBM