The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
England / Midlands
Rank 20 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.87% - 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.26% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £16.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +193.75% -59.49%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 19 50 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 16.52% 24.75% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 21
Median daily rate £600 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing DB2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the Midlands

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in the Midlands

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the Midlands

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for DB2.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the 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 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (66.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) DataStage
2 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSBuild
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) ChangeMan
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO