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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 68 115 55
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -60
Contract jobs citing DB2 58 9 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.24% 0.37% 2.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.39% 2.68% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 1 38
Average daily rate
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£475 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £250 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
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
433 336 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 16.74% 13.88% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 177 193
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 14
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £30.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +24 33 £475 - 1
Bracknell +6 12 £500 - 1
Windsor - 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 65 (59.63%) WebSphere
2 62 (56.88%) IBM
3 61 (55.96%) UNIX
4 51 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (41.28%) SQL
6 44 (40.37%) AIX
7 39 (35.78%) WebSphere MQ
8 37 (33.94%) DataPower
9 31 (28.44%) Linux
9 31 (28.44%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (26.61%) XML
10 29 (26.61%) Java
11 28 (25.69%) Oracle
11 28 (25.69%) Ab Initio
12 26 (23.85%) Shell Script
13 25 (22.94%) Finance
14 24 (22.02%) Solaris
14 24 (22.02%) Windows
15 22 (20.18%) ITIL
16 21 (19.27%) JMS
17 20 (18.35%) Data Warehouse
17 20 (18.35%) WebSphere Application Server
17 20 (18.35%) Retail
18 19 (17.43%) E-Commerce
18 19 (17.43%) HTTP
19 18 (16.51%) HTML
20 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
20 17 (15.60%) Middleware
21 15 (13.76%) IBM Certification
21 15 (13.76%) Clustering

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 65 (59.63%) WebSphere
2 20 (18.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (10.09%) Apache
4 6 (5.50%) MQSeries
4 6 (5.50%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.50%) Commerce Server
4 6 (5.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.83%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.83%) SAS
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) JBoss
6 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.92%) Confluence
6 1 (0.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.83%) SPSS
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Maximo
2 4 (3.67%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.92%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) HTTP
2 12 (11.01%) SSL
3 6 (5.50%) SAN
4 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.75%) VPN
5 3 (2.75%) Firewall
5 3 (2.75%) SSH
6 2 (1.83%) Internet
7 1 (0.92%) ATM
7 1 (0.92%) SMS
7 1 (0.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.35%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (11.93%) Big Data
3 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.34%) DbVisualizer
5 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.75%) DataStage
7 3 (2.75%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (1.83%) Triplestore
8 2 (1.83%) Sqoop
8 2 (1.83%) HBase
8 2 (1.83%) Mahout
8 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.92%) MySQL
9 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) LoadRunner
1 6 (5.50%) JIRA
2 5 (4.59%) HP UFT
3 4 (3.67%) Subversion
3 4 (3.67%) Selenium
4 3 (2.75%) XMLSpy
4 3 (2.75%) JUnit
4 3 (2.75%) JBehave
4 3 (2.75%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.92%) Ant
5 1 (0.92%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 20 (18.35%) Retail
3 3 (2.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) Developer
2 29 (26.61%) Analyst
3 19 (17.43%) Ab Initio Developer
4 15 (13.76%) Senior Developer
4 15 (13.76%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 12 (11.01%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) Test Analyst
6 11 (10.09%) Consultant
7 5 (4.59%) Tester
7 5 (4.59%) webMethods Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) webMethods Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.67%) Architect
8 4 (3.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.67%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Data Quality Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 29 (26.61%) XML
3 21 (19.27%) JMS
4 18 (16.51%) HTML
5 17 (15.60%) Middleware
6 12 (11.01%) SOAP
7 10 (9.17%) J2EE
7 10 (9.17%) JSON
8 9 (8.26%) CSS
9 8 (7.34%) WSDL
9 8 (7.34%) Web Services
9 8 (7.34%) Flash
10 5 (4.59%) Ajax
10 5 (4.59%) Spring
10 5 (4.59%) Worklight
11 4 (3.67%) XSD
11 4 (3.67%) .NET
12 3 (2.75%) JDBC
12 3 (2.75%) RESTful
12 3 (2.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.94%) DataPower
2 31 (28.44%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.76%) Clustering
4 14 (12.84%) Mainframe
4 14 (12.84%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.42%) AS400
5 7 (6.42%) Cryptography
5 7 (6.42%) iSeries
6 3 (2.75%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.75%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.75%) PKI
6 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.83%) Wiki
7 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.83%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.92%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 61 (55.96%) UNIX
2 44 (40.37%) AIX
3 31 (28.44%) Linux
4 24 (22.02%) Solaris
4 24 (22.02%) Windows
5 10 (9.17%) zOS
6 1 (0.92%) SUSE
6 1 (0.92%) Android
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.18%) ITIL
3 19 (17.43%) E-Commerce
4 14 (12.84%) Automated Testing
5 13 (11.93%) High Availability
5 13 (11.93%) ETL
6 11 (10.09%) Configuration Management
6 11 (10.09%) Low Latency
7 10 (9.17%) SOA
8 9 (8.26%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (7.34%) System Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Change Management
10 6 (5.50%) Regression Testing
10 6 (5.50%) Validation
10 6 (5.50%) Migration
10 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.50%) Resource Management
10 6 (5.50%) Agile Testing
11 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (41.28%) SQL
2 29 (26.61%) Java
3 26 (23.85%) Shell Script
4 17 (15.60%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.17%) Python
6 5 (4.59%) COBOL
7 3 (2.75%) VB6
7 3 (2.75%) VB
7 3 (2.75%) C++
8 2 (1.83%) Korn
8 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.83%) Jython
8 2 (1.83%) R
9 1 (0.92%) REXX
9 1 (0.92%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.92%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.92%) XPath
9 1 (0.92%) C#
9 1 (0.92%) Perl
9 1 (0.92%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) IBM Certification
2 9 (8.26%) Degree
3 7 (6.42%) ISEB
4 6 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.75%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.75%) TickIT
3 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.83%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.92%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 6 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (5.50%) Tivoli
2 5 (4.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.92%) yum
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 62 (56.88%) IBM
2 28 (25.69%) Oracle
2 28 (25.69%) Ab Initio
3 13 (11.93%) webMethods
4 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.34%) VMware
6 6 (5.50%) SAP
7 5 (4.59%) HP
7 5 (4.59%) Citrix
7 5 (4.59%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.59%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.75%) Cisco
8 3 (2.75%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.75%) F5
8 3 (2.75%) Software AG
9 2 (1.83%) EMC
9 2 (1.83%) Teradata
9 2 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.83%) Vertica
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