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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 156 131 177
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +46
Contract jobs citing DB2 48 99 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 1.36% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.73% 5.89% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 69 31
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £348 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £700
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 £97.50 £27.00 £32.57
% change year-on-year
+261.11% -17.08%
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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
1286 1680 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.65% 23.00% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 1265 1157
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 £325 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £583 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 21
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.80 £14.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.36 £31.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.91% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 (52.05%) SQL
2 34 (46.58%) Oracle
3 26 (35.62%) Linux
4 19 (26.03%) Relational Database
5 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
5 18 (24.66%) Finance
6 17 (23.29%) Hadoop
7 16 (21.92%) Java
8 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
8 15 (20.55%) Perl
8 15 (20.55%) HTML
8 15 (20.55%) UNIX
9 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (17.81%) Windows
10 13 (17.81%) Data Modelling
10 13 (17.81%) Sybase
10 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (16.44%) RDBMS
12 11 (15.07%) Mainframe
12 11 (15.07%) Banking
13 10 (13.70%) Retail
13 10 (13.70%) IBM
14 9 (12.33%) COBOL
14 9 (12.33%) Business Objects
14 9 (12.33%) Marketing
15 8 (10.96%) Replication
15 8 (10.96%) JSP
15 8 (10.96%) AIX
15 8 (10.96%) Tableau

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (8.22%) CICS
2 4 (5.48%) SAS
3 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (1.37%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Node.js
5 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.37%) Maximo
2 1 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) SAN
1 5 (6.85%) Network Security
2 4 (5.48%) Internet
3 3 (4.11%) BGP
3 3 (4.11%) VPN
3 3 (4.11%) DNS
3 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 3 (4.11%) IPsec
3 3 (4.11%) VLAN
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.11%) NetScaler
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (2.74%) AMQP
4 2 (2.74%) LDAP
4 2 (2.74%) Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) SNMP
5 1 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.03%) Relational Database
2 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
3 17 (23.29%) Hadoop
4 12 (16.44%) RDBMS
5 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
6 6 (8.22%) Big Data
6 6 (8.22%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
7 5 (6.85%) Siebel EIM
8 4 (5.48%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (5.48%) MySQL
9 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (4.11%) Star Schema
10 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.74%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.37%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Maven
2 4 (5.48%) Ant
2 4 (5.48%) ClearCase
2 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.48%) Selenium
3 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.74%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.74%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) XPEDITER
4 2 (2.74%) JMeter
4 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (1.37%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.37%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.37%) Mockito
5 1 (1.37%) Redmine
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 10 (13.70%) Retail
4 9 (12.33%) Marketing
5 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.48%) Advertising
7 3 (4.11%) Back Office
8 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Analyst
2 24 (32.88%) Developer
3 10 (13.70%) DBA
4 8 (10.96%) Java Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Architect
6 6 (8.22%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) DB2 DBA
7 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.85%) Sybase DBA
8 4 (5.48%) Siebel Architect
8 4 (5.48%) DB2 Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Mainframe Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Database Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Sybase Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) JSP
3 6 (8.22%) Web Services
3 6 (8.22%) Spring
4 5 (6.85%) JSON
4 5 (6.85%) JMS
4 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.48%) XML
5 4 (5.48%) Servlets
5 4 (5.48%) .NET
5 4 (5.48%) CSS
6 3 (4.11%) J2EE
6 3 (4.11%) SOAP
6 3 (4.11%) XSD
6 3 (4.11%) ISPF
6 3 (4.11%) Regular Expression
6 3 (4.11%) RESTful
7 2 (2.74%) HTML5
7 2 (2.74%) REST
7 2 (2.74%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.07%) Mainframe
3 8 (10.96%) Replication
4 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (5.48%) Data Integration
6 3 (4.11%) Data Conversion
6 3 (4.11%) CLARiiON
6 3 (4.11%) Symmetrix
6 3 (4.11%) AS400
7 2 (2.74%) Social Network
8 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.37%) Equities
8 1 (1.37%) Derivative
8 1 (1.37%) Statistics
8 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) UNIX
3 13 (17.81%) Windows
4 8 (10.96%) AIX
5 4 (5.48%) Solaris
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (4.11%) SUSE
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.37%) zOS
8 1 (1.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Data Modelling
1 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (9.59%) Change Management
2 7 (9.59%) E-Commerce
2 7 (9.59%) ETL
3 6 (8.22%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (8.22%) Scrum
4 5 (6.85%) EAI
4 5 (6.85%) Analytics
4 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (6.85%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
5 4 (5.48%) DevOps
5 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.48%) UML
5 4 (5.48%) OO
5 4 (5.48%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (52.05%) SQL
2 16 (21.92%) Java
3 15 (20.55%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.55%) Perl
4 9 (12.33%) COBOL
5 7 (9.59%) Python
6 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.85%) JCL
8 3 (4.11%) C#
8 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.74%) Korn
9 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) Scala
10 1 (1.37%) PL/1
10 1 (1.37%) VB
10 1 (1.37%) VBA
10 1 (1.37%) C++
10 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Firmware
1 3 (4.11%) vSphere
1 3 (4.11%) FreeRADIUS
2 2 (2.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Foglight
1 2 (2.74%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.37%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Oracle
2 13 (17.81%) Sybase
3 10 (13.70%) IBM
4 9 (12.33%) Business Objects
5 8 (10.96%) Tableau
6 5 (6.85%) Teradata
6 5 (6.85%) Google
6 5 (6.85%) Siebel
7 4 (5.48%) Sun
7 4 (5.48%) EMC
7 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.48%) Hortonworks
8 3 (4.11%) Omniture
8 3 (4.11%) VMware
8 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.11%) Informatica
8 3 (4.11%) Citrix
8 3 (4.11%) Cisco
8 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.74%) BMC
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