The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 110 88
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -22
Contract jobs citing DB2 25 11 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 0.45% 1.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.86% 3.02% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 21
Median daily rate £450 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £438 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £336
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -26.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
318 364 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.41% 14.78% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 222 232
Median daily rate £425 £420 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 9
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.80 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.78% -65.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Bracknell +12 11 £450 +12.50%
Reading +8 8 £700 +115.38%
Slough +9 3 £425 -2.85%
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 21 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 21 (50.00%) IBM
3 20 (47.62%) AIX
4 19 (45.24%) Shell Script
5 16 (38.10%) ITIL
5 16 (38.10%) Unix
5 16 (38.10%) Linux
6 15 (35.71%) HTML
7 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.95%) WebSphere
8 12 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (26.19%) Java
10 10 (23.81%) Commerce Server
10 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 10 (23.81%) CSS
10 10 (23.81%) XML
10 10 (23.81%) Apache
10 10 (23.81%) JSON
10 10 (23.81%) IBM HTTP Server
10 10 (23.81%) Ajax
11 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
12 8 (19.05%) ETL
12 8 (19.05%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (19.05%) Migration
12 8 (19.05%) TDD
12 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
12 8 (19.05%) QA

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 13 (30.95%) WebSphere
2 12 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (23.81%) Apache
3 10 (23.81%) Commerce Server
3 10 (23.81%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (19.05%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.38%) JBoss
5 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Fredhopper
2 1 (2.38%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
1 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Apache Hive
1 8 (19.05%) Big Data
1 8 (19.05%) Hadoop
1 8 (19.05%) HBase
1 8 (19.05%) Impala
1 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
1 8 (19.05%) Sqoop
2 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.52%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Maven
2 5 (11.90%) Ant
2 5 (11.90%) ClearCase
3 4 (9.52%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) TestNG
General
1 7 (16.67%) Retail
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Data Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Operations Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Hadoop Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Big Data Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (7.14%) DBA
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Server Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Server Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) HTML
2 10 (23.81%) Ajax
2 10 (23.81%) CSS
2 10 (23.81%) JSON
2 10 (23.81%) XML
3 8 (19.05%) Worklight
4 5 (11.90%) CGI
5 2 (4.76%) J2EE
6 1 (2.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.38%) AS400
2 1 (2.38%) Blog
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) iSeries
2 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) AIX
2 16 (38.10%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Unix
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.90%) Solaris
6 1 (2.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 16 (38.10%) ITIL
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 8 (19.05%) DevOps
5 8 (19.05%) ETL
5 8 (19.05%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (19.05%) MapReduce
5 8 (19.05%) Migration
5 8 (19.05%) Mobile First
5 8 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 4 (9.52%) Information Management
7 3 (7.14%) Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) SQL
2 19 (45.24%) Shell Script
3 11 (26.19%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.05%) Scala
6 5 (11.90%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) Data Quality
1 8 (19.05%) QA
2 5 (11.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) HDFS
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Oozie
2 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) IBM
2 8 (19.05%) AppDynamics
2 8 (19.05%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (19.05%) Splunk
3 7 (16.67%) Ab Initio
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle
4 5 (11.90%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) SAP
5 4 (9.52%) Cloudera
5 4 (9.52%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) VMware