The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 78 95 101
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing DB2 45 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.77% 0.87% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.20% 5.16% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 15
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £200 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
DB2
South East

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
341 426 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.44% 16.83% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 228 164
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 19
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.74% -60.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Bracknell +11 21 £438 +14.37%
Reading +20 14 £425 +4.61% 2
Slough +2 3 £750 +172.72%
Maidenhead +5 1 £419 +4.75%
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 36 (51.43%) SQL
2 34 (48.57%) Java
3 32 (45.71%) IBM
4 31 (44.29%) WebSphere
5 26 (37.14%) XML
6 25 (35.71%) UNIX
7 21 (30.00%) AIX
8 20 (28.57%) Oracle
9 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (25.71%) Retail
9 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
11 15 (21.43%) HTTP
11 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
11 15 (21.43%) HTML
11 15 (21.43%) Windows
12 14 (20.00%) Linux
13 13 (18.57%) SOAP
14 12 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
14 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (17.14%) HP
15 11 (15.71%) Mainframe
15 11 (15.71%) ETL
15 11 (15.71%) ITIL
15 11 (15.71%) VMware
16 10 (14.29%) SAP
16 10 (14.29%) J2EE
16 10 (14.29%) WSDL
16 10 (14.29%) JMS
16 10 (14.29%) Middleware

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 31 (44.29%) WebSphere
2 12 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (11.43%) SAS
4 7 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 7 (10.00%) Apache
5 5 (7.14%) Commerce Server
5 5 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.43%) CICS
8 1 (1.43%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.43%) JBoss
8 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
2 2 (2.86%) SPSS
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Fredhopper
2 3 (4.29%) Maximo
3 2 (2.86%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) HTTP
2 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.14%) FTP
3 5 (7.14%) LAN
3 5 (7.14%) WAN
4 4 (5.71%) SAN
5 3 (4.29%) Firewall
6 2 (2.86%) SSL
6 2 (2.86%) SNA
6 2 (2.86%) APPN
6 2 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (12.86%) Big Data
3 8 (11.43%) DbVisualizer
4 6 (8.57%) Base SAS
4 6 (8.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (8.57%) SAP BW
5 5 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (7.14%) SAP HANA
5 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.86%) HBase
7 2 (2.86%) Mahout
7 2 (2.86%) Sqoop
7 2 (2.86%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) LoadRunner
2 5 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (7.14%) XMLSpy
2 5 (7.14%) JUnit
3 4 (5.71%) Subversion
3 4 (5.71%) Selenium
4 3 (4.29%) JBehave
4 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.43%) Ant
5 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.43%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (25.71%) Retail
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Architect
2 10 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (8.57%) SAS Developer
3 6 (8.57%) webMethods Developer
3 6 (8.57%) Test Analyst
3 6 (8.57%) Technical Architect
4 5 (7.14%) Tester
5 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) DBA
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Consultant
6 3 (4.29%) Excel Developer
6 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Mainframe DBA
6 3 (4.29%) SAP Architect
6 3 (4.29%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (4.29%) Technical Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Ab Initio Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) XML
2 15 (21.43%) HTML
3 13 (18.57%) SOAP
4 10 (14.29%) J2EE
4 10 (14.29%) WSDL
4 10 (14.29%) JMS
4 10 (14.29%) Middleware
5 9 (12.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (11.43%) Flash
7 6 (8.57%) CSS
7 6 (8.57%) XSD
7 6 (8.57%) Web Services
8 5 (7.14%) RESTful
9 4 (5.71%) Worklight
9 4 (5.71%) Ajax
10 3 (4.29%) JDBC
10 3 (4.29%) Spring
10 3 (4.29%) JSON
10 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (4.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.71%) Mainframe
3 7 (10.00%) DataPower
4 6 (8.57%) iSeries
4 6 (8.57%) AS400
5 4 (5.71%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Open Source
6 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) UNIX
2 21 (30.00%) AIX
3 15 (21.43%) Windows
4 14 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (4.29%) zOS
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) i5/OS
6 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.86%) Solaris
6 2 (2.86%) OS/400
7 1 (1.43%) SUSE
7 1 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
3 11 (15.71%) ETL
3 11 (15.71%) ITIL
4 9 (12.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (11.43%) System Testing
5 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 7 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 6 (8.57%) High Availability
7 6 (8.57%) Release Management
7 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
7 6 (8.57%) SOA
7 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.57%) Regression Testing
8 5 (7.14%) UML
8 5 (7.14%) TDD
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.71%) Change Management
10 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (51.43%) SQL
2 34 (48.57%) Java
3 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.57%) ABAP
4 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.14%) SAS Macro
6 4 (5.71%) Python
7 3 (4.29%) REXX
7 3 (4.29%) COBOL
8 2 (2.86%) R
8 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.86%) Jython
8 2 (2.86%) Korn
8 2 (2.86%) C
8 2 (2.86%) RPG
9 1 (1.43%) JCL
9 1 (1.43%) C#
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) ISEB
3 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.29%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) PowerHA
1 2 (2.86%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.86%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.29%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.86%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (1.43%) yum
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) IBM
2 20 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (17.14%) HP
4 11 (15.71%) VMware
5 10 (14.29%) SAP
6 7 (10.00%) Business Objects
7 6 (8.57%) webMethods
7 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.14%) Software AG
9 4 (5.71%) AppDynamics
10 3 (4.29%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (4.29%) Citrix
10 3 (4.29%) CA
10 3 (4.29%) Ab Initio
11 2 (2.86%) Vertica
11 2 (2.86%) Teradata
11 2 (2.86%) Greenplum
11 2 (2.86%) Google
11 2 (2.86%) Netezza
11 2 (2.86%) NetIQ
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago