The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 154 157 169
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing DB2 36 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.85% 0.44%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.10% 3.51% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 18
Average daily rate
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£501 £400 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.12% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £350 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £545 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%
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London

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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1161 1455 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.94% 24.33% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 1084 1062
Average daily rate £428 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £94.25 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.80% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 39 (46.43%) SQL
2 33 (39.29%) Java
3 31 (36.90%) Oracle
4 28 (33.33%) Finance
5 21 (25.00%) Linux
6 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
7 17 (20.24%) Sybase
8 16 (19.05%) Data Modelling
9 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
9 15 (17.86%) Banking
10 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (16.67%) Hadoop
10 14 (16.67%) HTML
10 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (15.48%) UNIX
11 13 (15.48%) Windows
11 13 (15.48%) Relational Database
12 12 (14.29%) IBM
12 12 (14.29%) Maven
13 11 (13.10%) Spring
13 11 (13.10%) Mainframe
13 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
14 10 (11.90%) ETL
15 9 (10.71%) RDBMS
15 9 (10.71%) AIX
15 9 (10.71%) Perl
15 9 (10.71%) Business Objects
15 9 (10.71%) RESTful
16 8 (9.52%) Scrum

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (7.14%) CICS
2 3 (3.57%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
2 3 (3.57%) SAS
2 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 1 (1.19%) Node.js
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) FileNet
4 1 (1.19%) Confluence
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.19%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Network Security
2 4 (4.76%) SAN
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (3.57%) NetScaler
3 3 (3.57%) VPN
3 3 (3.57%) DNS
3 3 (3.57%) Internet
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) BGP
3 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 3 (3.57%) IPsec
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.57%) VLAN
4 2 (2.38%) AMQP
4 2 (2.38%) LDAP
4 2 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) S/MIME
5 1 (1.19%) SSL
5 1 (1.19%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 13 (15.48%) Relational Database
4 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (10.71%) RDBMS
6 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
7 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.76%) QlikView
8 4 (4.76%) MySQL
8 4 (4.76%) Big Data
9 3 (3.57%) Siebel EIM
9 3 (3.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.38%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (2.38%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (2.38%) SAP BI
10 2 (2.38%) SAP BW
10 2 (2.38%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Maven
2 6 (7.14%) Ant
3 4 (4.76%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.57%) JUnit
5 2 (2.38%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.38%) ERwin
5 2 (2.38%) XPEDITER
6 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.19%) Redmine
6 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.19%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (1.19%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (1.19%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
6 1 (1.19%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.19%) Mockito
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Retail
4 5 (5.95%) Back Office
5 4 (4.76%) Marketing
5 4 (4.76%) Advertising
5 4 (4.76%) Front Office
6 1 (1.19%) Publishing
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Developer
2 22 (26.19%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.43%) Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Architect
5 8 (9.52%) DBA
6 6 (7.14%) DB2 DBA
6 6 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.57%) SAS Developer
8 3 (3.57%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Network Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 2 (2.38%) DB2 Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) HTML
2 11 (13.10%) Spring
3 9 (10.71%) RESTful
4 8 (9.52%) JSP
5 7 (8.33%) JMS
6 6 (7.14%) Hibernate
6 6 (7.14%) Web Services
7 5 (5.95%) Middleware
7 5 (5.95%) XML
8 4 (4.76%) Servlets
9 3 (3.57%) Regular Expression
9 3 (3.57%) J2EE
9 3 (3.57%) CSS
9 3 (3.57%) XSD
9 3 (3.57%) ISPF
9 3 (3.57%) JSON
10 2 (2.38%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.38%) MDX
10 2 (2.38%) Struts
10 2 (2.38%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Mainframe
2 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.33%) Derivative
4 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Replication
5 4 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.76%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.38%) Social Network
6 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.38%) AS400
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.19%) HACMP
7 1 (1.19%) Economics
7 1 (1.19%) VSAM
7 1 (1.19%) Equities
7 1 (1.19%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Linux
2 13 (15.48%) UNIX
2 13 (15.48%) Windows
3 9 (10.71%) AIX
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (3.57%) zOS
4 3 (3.57%) SUSE
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Solaris
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) MVS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) Data Modelling
2 14 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
4 10 (11.90%) ETL
5 8 (9.52%) Scrum
5 8 (9.52%) Change Management
6 6 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 6 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (5.95%) Data Management
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (4.76%) TDD
8 4 (4.76%) Content Management
8 4 (4.76%) OO
8 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.76%) Project Management
8 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) SQL
2 33 (39.29%) Java
3 15 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.71%) Perl
5 8 (9.52%) COBOL
6 7 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.95%) JCL
7 5 (5.95%) Python
8 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.38%) Scala
8 2 (2.38%) Korn
8 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.19%) R
9 1 (1.19%) VB
9 1 (1.19%) C
9 1 (1.19%) C#
9 1 (1.19%) C++
9 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) FreeRADIUS
1 3 (3.57%) Firmware
1 3 (3.57%) vSphere
2 2 (2.38%) HDFS
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.38%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (1.19%) Ambari
3 1 (1.19%) Oozie
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (1.19%) Foglight
3 1 (1.19%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Oracle
2 17 (20.24%) Sybase
3 12 (14.29%) IBM
4 9 (10.71%) Business Objects
5 7 (8.33%) Tableau
6 5 (5.95%) Hortonworks
7 4 (4.76%) Tradeweb
7 4 (4.76%) MarketAxess
7 4 (4.76%) Teradata
7 4 (4.76%) Bloomberg
7 4 (4.76%) TIBCO
7 4 (4.76%) BMC
8 3 (3.57%) Citrix
8 3 (3.57%) Cisco
8 3 (3.57%) Informatica
8 3 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.57%) SAP
8 3 (3.57%) Siebel
8 3 (3.57%) VMware
9 2 (2.38%) Canoo
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