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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
England / West Midlands
Rank 106 119 116
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.61% 0.88% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -13.79%  
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 West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 459 685 567
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.91% 25.53% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 385 313
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -39.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the West Midlands

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 5 £400 +14.28% 1
Warwickshire 0 4 £450 -
Coventry -1 1 £340 -16.30% 2
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for DB2.

1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
2 10 (47.62%) IBM
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) SAP
4 6 (28.57%) Informatica
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Data Quality
4 6 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
5 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
5 5 (23.81%) Node.js
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) RPG
6 4 (19.05%) Informix
6 4 (19.05%) Cognos
6 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
6 4 (19.05%) CA
6 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
6 4 (19.05%) AS400
6 4 (19.05%) Teradata
6 4 (19.05%) Banking

DB2
Top Related 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 (9.52%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (19.05%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (19.05%) Informix
3 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) Data Mart
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) DataStage
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (19.05%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Data Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Data Quality Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Data Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Teradata Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) jQuery
1 5 (23.81%) Node.js
1 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (19.05%) Express
2 4 (19.05%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (9.52%) CakePHP
3 2 (9.52%) Laravel
3 2 (9.52%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) AS400
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
1 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.76%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Data Modelling
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Data Transformation
3 4 (19.05%) Information Governance
3 4 (19.05%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Development
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) E-business
4 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) RPG
3 4 (19.05%) RPG IV
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) COBOL
5 1 (4.76%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (9.52%) Basel II
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) Informatica
3 6 (28.57%) SAP
4 4 (19.05%) CA
4 4 (19.05%) Cognos
4 4 (19.05%) Teradata
5 2 (9.52%) DataFlux
5 2 (9.52%) Netezza
5 2 (9.52%) Trillium
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
6 1 (4.76%) VMware