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 25 June 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.99% - 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.14% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +9.67% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

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 14 37 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 13.86% 19.79% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 28 8
Median daily rate £410 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.68% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) ChangeMan
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Symfony
2 1 (50.00%) CakePHP
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Laravel
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS

DB2
Co-occurring 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 1 (50.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Express
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Laravel
1 1 (50.00%) MEAN Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Symfony
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO