The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 77 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 1.34% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.10% 5.96% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £242 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £329 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.25 £31.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+237.26% -17.93%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
213 235 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.76% 22.51% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 122 81
Average daily rate £325 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £175.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Milton Keynes -14 11 £300 +7.14%
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) COBOL
3 9 (34.62%) Mainframe
3 9 (34.62%) Spanish Language
4 7 (26.92%) JCL
5 6 (23.08%) IBM
5 6 (23.08%) Banking
5 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle
7 4 (15.38%) J2EE
7 4 (15.38%) Staffware
7 4 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (11.54%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.54%) Spring
8 3 (11.54%) Control-M
8 3 (11.54%) PL/1
8 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 3 (11.54%) HTML
8 3 (11.54%) Struts
8 3 (11.54%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) XSLT
8 3 (11.54%) UNIX
8 3 (11.54%) AIX

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Staffware
2 1 (3.85%) AWD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SSDT
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.85%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Spanish Language
3 6 (23.08%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) J2EE
2 3 (11.54%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) Struts
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Mainframe
2 4 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (11.54%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.69%) VSAM
5 1 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
1 3 (11.54%) AIX
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
2 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
2 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Scrum
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) System Testing
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) UML
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) COBOL
2 7 (26.92%) JCL
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) PL/1
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) SELCOPY
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Control-M
2 2 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) Kofax
4 1 (3.85%) ReadSoft
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica