The first table below looks at the demand for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 106 73 105
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +32
Contract jobs citing DB2 18 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 2.04% 0.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.33% 12.01% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £615 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.72%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
338 408 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.43% 17.00% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 162 204
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 13
Average hourly rate £187.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+514.75% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
DB2
South East

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Berkshire region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -20 5 - - 2
Slough -1 4 £250 +11.11%
Maidenhead -2 4 £400 +77.77%
Bracknell +2 2 £475 +28.37%
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2.

1 26 (70.27%) WebSphere
2 20 (54.05%) IBM
3 19 (51.35%) UNIX
4 15 (40.54%) SQL
5 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
6 13 (35.14%) Java
7 12 (32.43%) Oracle
8 11 (29.73%) AIX
8 11 (29.73%) Retail
9 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
9 9 (24.32%) ETL
10 8 (21.62%) WebSphere MQ
10 8 (21.62%) Solaris
10 8 (21.62%) Linux
11 7 (18.92%) COBOL
11 7 (18.92%) HTML
11 7 (18.92%) ITIL
11 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (18.92%) Finance
11 7 (18.92%) DataPower
12 6 (16.22%) RedPrairie
12 6 (16.22%) JCL
12 6 (16.22%) Internet
12 6 (16.22%) CICS
12 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (16.22%) CSS
13 5 (13.51%) Windows
13 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
13 5 (13.51%) .NET

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (70.27%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.22%) CICS
2 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.41%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.70%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) SAP Web AS
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Misys Midas
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.70%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.70%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) ATM
3 1 (2.70%) S/MIME
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.51%) DataStage
4 4 (10.81%) QlikView
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.41%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) ERwin
2 2 (5.41%) Toad
3 1 (2.70%) Ant
3 1 (2.70%) JUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Introscope
3 1 (2.70%) Gradle
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
3 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (29.73%) Retail
2 7 (18.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) DataStage Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) RPG Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior RPG Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (18.92%) HTML
3 6 (16.22%) CSS
4 5 (13.51%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) Spring
5 4 (10.81%) XML
5 4 (10.81%) JDBC
6 3 (8.11%) J2EE
7 2 (5.41%) Ajax
7 2 (5.41%) Middleware
8 1 (2.70%) EJB
8 1 (2.70%) JSP
8 1 (2.70%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.70%) JMS
8 1 (2.70%) SAP Basis
8 1 (2.70%) jQuery
8 1 (2.70%) JSON
8 1 (2.70%) JSTL
8 1 (2.70%) HTML5
8 1 (2.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) DataPower
2 5 (13.51%) iSeries
3 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
4 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) UNIX
2 11 (29.73%) AIX
3 8 (21.62%) Solaris
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 5 (13.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) ETL
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
4 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.81%) High Availability
5 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
5 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
5 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.81%) DSDM
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) COBOL
4 6 (16.22%) JCL
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) RPG IV
6 4 (10.81%) RPG
7 3 (8.11%) C#
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.41%) RPG/400
9 1 (2.70%) ABAP
9 1 (2.70%) C
9 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.70%) Korn
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) IBM
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) RedPrairie
4 4 (10.81%) JDA
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) Ab Initio
6 2 (5.41%) Informatica
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Lotus
7 1 (2.70%) Cognos
7 1 (2.70%) Endeca
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) Coremetrics