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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 110 63 112
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +49
Contract jobs citing DB2 11 69 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 2.69% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.33% 15.51% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 36 21
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£250 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +13.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
330 445 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.58% 17.38% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 184 190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 14
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
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 27 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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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
Slough 0 4 £250 +11.11%
Reading -15 4 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 24 (68.57%) WebSphere
2 18 (51.43%) IBM
3 17 (48.57%) UNIX
4 15 (42.86%) SQL
5 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 13 (37.14%) Java
7 12 (34.29%) Oracle
8 11 (31.43%) Retail
9 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.71%) AIX
9 9 (25.71%) ETL
10 8 (22.86%) Linux
11 7 (20.00%) COBOL
11 7 (20.00%) HTML
11 7 (20.00%) ITIL
11 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.14%) JCL
12 6 (17.14%) CICS
12 6 (17.14%) Internet
12 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (17.14%) Solaris
12 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (17.14%) CSS
12 6 (17.14%) RedPrairie
13 5 (14.29%) DataPower
13 5 (14.29%) iSeries
13 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
13 5 (14.29%) Windows
13 5 (14.29%) JavaScript

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 24 (68.57%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (17.14%) CICS
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.86%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Misys Midas
2 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) SAP GRC
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 3 (8.57%) ATM
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (14.29%) DataStage
4 4 (11.43%) QlikView
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.71%) Star Schema
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.86%) Big Data
7 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Toad
2 2 (5.71%) ERwin
3 1 (2.86%) Introscope
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.86%) Gradle
General
1 11 (31.43%) Retail
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (8.57%) DataStage Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) RPG Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior RPG Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (17.14%) CSS
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (11.43%) JDBC
4 4 (11.43%) XML
4 4 (11.43%) Spring
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE
6 2 (5.71%) Ajax
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis
7 1 (2.86%) JSON
7 1 (2.86%) JSTL
7 1 (2.86%) jQuery
7 1 (2.86%) HTML5
7 1 (2.86%) CSS3
7 1 (2.86%) Modernizr
7 1 (2.86%) JSLint
7 1 (2.86%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.86%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) DataPower
1 5 (14.29%) iSeries
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) AS400
3 2 (5.71%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) UNIX
2 9 (25.71%) AIX
3 8 (22.86%) Linux
4 6 (17.14%) Solaris
5 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (25.71%) ETL
3 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.43%) High Availability
5 4 (11.43%) DSDM
5 4 (11.43%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.43%) Six Sigma
5 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.71%) Workflow
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) COBOL
4 6 (17.14%) JCL
5 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.43%) RPG
6 4 (11.43%) RPG IV
7 3 (8.57%) C#
7 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.71%) RPG/400
9 1 (2.86%) Korn
9 1 (2.86%) Groovy
9 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.86%) ABAP
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) IBM
2 12 (34.29%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) RedPrairie
4 4 (11.43%) JDA
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.71%) Informatica
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) Cognos
7 1 (2.86%) Adobe
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.86%) Endeca
7 1 (2.86%) Google
7 1 (2.86%) Coremetrics