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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 153 135 182
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +47
Contract jobs citing DB2 44 84 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.75% 1.17% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.36% 5.17% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 60 32
Average daily rate
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£450 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £320 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -25.49%
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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
1310 1624 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.36% 22.62% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1229 1162
Average daily rate £425 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 20
Average hourly rate £44.50 £31.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.40% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.05 £30.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -7.12%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 38 (55.07%) Oracle
2 35 (50.72%) SQL
3 24 (34.78%) Linux
4 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
5 16 (23.19%) Finance
6 14 (20.29%) Perl
6 14 (20.29%) UNIX
6 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
7 13 (18.84%) Data Modelling
7 13 (18.84%) Mainframe
8 12 (17.39%) COBOL
8 12 (17.39%) Sybase
8 12 (17.39%) Banking
8 12 (17.39%) Hadoop
8 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.94%) Retail
9 11 (15.94%) Windows
9 11 (15.94%) IBM
10 10 (14.49%) RDBMS
10 10 (14.49%) Marketing
11 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (13.04%) CICS
12 8 (11.59%) JCL
12 8 (11.59%) Change Management
12 8 (11.59%) AIX
12 8 (11.59%) Java
12 8 (11.59%) Replication
12 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
13 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (8.70%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (13.04%) CICS
2 5 (7.25%) SAS
3 3 (4.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (1.45%) Confluence
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.45%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.45%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.45%) Maximo
2 1 (1.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) SAN
1 5 (7.25%) Network Security
2 4 (5.80%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) BGP
3 3 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.35%) VPN
3 3 (4.35%) DNS
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.35%) VLAN
3 3 (4.35%) Firewall
3 3 (4.35%) IPsec
3 3 (4.35%) NetScaler
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (2.90%) Wireless
4 2 (2.90%) LDAP
4 2 (2.90%) AMQP
5 1 (1.45%) SSH
5 1 (1.45%) SSL
5 1 (1.45%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (17.39%) Hadoop
4 10 (14.49%) RDBMS
5 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
6 6 (8.70%) Big Data
7 5 (7.25%) MongoDB
7 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
7 5 (7.25%) Siebel EIM
8 4 (5.80%) DB2 UDB
8 4 (5.80%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (5.80%) MySQL
9 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (4.35%) Star Schema
9 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.35%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.90%) Spotfire
10 2 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Maven
2 3 (4.35%) Ant
2 3 (4.35%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.90%) Selenium
3 2 (2.90%) XPEDITER
3 2 (2.90%) JMeter
3 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.90%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) PowerDesigner
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Banking
3 11 (15.94%) Retail
4 10 (14.49%) Marketing
5 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.90%) Advertising
7 1 (1.45%) Publishing
7 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 21 (30.43%) Developer
3 10 (14.49%) DBA
4 6 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.25%) Sybase DBA
5 5 (7.25%) DB2 DBA
5 5 (7.25%) Mainframe Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Siebel Architect
6 4 (5.80%) DB2 Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Database Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Sybase Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Tester
8 2 (2.90%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) HTML
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
1 5 (7.25%) ISPF
2 4 (5.80%) JSON
2 4 (5.80%) JMS
2 4 (5.80%) JSP
2 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 3 (4.35%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.35%) Spring
3 3 (4.35%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.90%) JDBC
4 2 (2.90%) RESTful
4 2 (2.90%) XSD
4 2 (2.90%) Servlets
4 2 (2.90%) SOAP
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 1 (1.45%) CSS
5 1 (1.45%) WinForms
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Mainframe
2 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.59%) Replication
4 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.35%) Data Conversion
5 3 (4.35%) CLARiiON
5 3 (4.35%) Symmetrix
5 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.35%) Firmware
6 2 (2.90%) AS400
6 2 (2.90%) Statistics
6 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.90%) Social Network
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.45%) DataPower
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.45%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Linux
2 14 (20.29%) UNIX
3 11 (15.94%) Windows
4 8 (11.59%) AIX
5 5 (7.25%) Solaris
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (4.35%) SUSE
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.45%) zOS
9 1 (1.45%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Data Modelling
2 9 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.59%) Change Management
4 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (8.70%) Analytics
6 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.25%) ETL
6 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.25%) EAI
7 4 (5.80%) Database Security
8 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.35%) Data Reconciliation
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps
8 3 (4.35%) Line Management
8 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) Perl
3 12 (17.39%) COBOL
4 8 (11.59%) Java
4 8 (11.59%) JCL
5 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.70%) Python
6 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.80%) C#
8 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.90%) VBA
10 1 (1.45%) C
10 1 (1.45%) PL/1
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) VB
10 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) COBIT
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) vSphere
1 3 (4.35%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (2.90%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.90%) Foglight
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) Oracle
2 12 (17.39%) Sybase
3 11 (15.94%) IBM
4 6 (8.70%) Google
5 5 (7.25%) Business Objects
5 5 (7.25%) Siebel
6 4 (5.80%) EMC
6 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.80%) Sun
6 4 (5.80%) Tableau
6 4 (5.80%) Teradata
6 4 (5.80%) Omniture
7 3 (4.35%) Informatica
7 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.35%) Ab Initio
7 3 (4.35%) VMware
7 3 (4.35%) Citrix
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco
8 2 (2.90%) Cognos
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