Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 81 85
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 1.16% 0.077%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 5.76% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Birmingham median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -4.15%
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -12.94% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 285 278 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.29% 20.17% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 166 181
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £264 £250 £238
90th Percentile £549 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £18.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.36% +3.97% +34.62%
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £17.12 £20.50
% change year-on-year +80.52% -16.49% +9.33%

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