Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West 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 6 months to 23 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 165 148
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17 +9
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.76% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.14% 3.80% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 37 8
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £291 £363 £380
90th Percentile £388 £565 £519
England median daily rate £470 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.59% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £36.14 £26.75
% change year-on-year -3.15% +35.10% -10.83%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 877 1237 1071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.11% 20.00% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 747 664
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £219
90th Percentile £538 £538 £505
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.31 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.39% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21.05 £13.98 £12.30
90th Percentile £51.50 £23.70 £33.55
England median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +1.82% +11.11%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the West Midlands

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in the West Midlands

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the West Midlands

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire 0 4 £350 -29.11%
Coventry +22 3 £313 -12.59%
Birmingham -26 3 £375 -11.76% 1
DB2
England

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

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) AS400
3 4 (40.00%) RPG
4 3 (30.00%) FTP
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) iSeries
4 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (20.00%) RPG/400
5 2 (20.00%) R
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) RPG III
5 2 (20.00%) Microservices
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (10.00%) HTML

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) AS400 Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) RPG Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Express
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) JPA
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Laravel
1 1 (10.00%) MEAN Stack
1 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (10.00%) Symfony
1 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) AS400
2 3 (30.00%) iSeries
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (30.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Microservices
2 2 (20.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (10.00%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) RPG
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) R
3 2 (20.00%) RPG III
3 2 (20.00%) RPG/400
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) OCP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) Embarcadero
3 1 (10.00%) SAP