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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 130 154 158
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +4
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 36 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.71% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.55% 3.01% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 33
Average daily rate £525 £507 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
DB2
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
838 1196 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 27.17% 23.58% 24.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 955 1064
Average daily rate £475 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 21 (84.00%) Oracle
2 19 (76.00%) Java
3 18 (72.00%) Linux
4 13 (52.00%) Unix
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (44.00%) Finance
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) Sybase
7 9 (36.00%) TDD
8 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (32.00%) Python
8 8 (32.00%) Hadoop
9 7 (28.00%) ETL
9 7 (28.00%) Perl
9 7 (28.00%) J2EE
9 7 (28.00%) Middleware
10 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
10 6 (24.00%) Spring
10 6 (24.00%) HTML
10 6 (24.00%) C#
10 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (24.00%) XML
10 6 (24.00%) OO
10 6 (24.00%) Open Source
10 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
10 6 (24.00%) BDD
10 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
11 5 (20.00%) Big Data
11 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.00%) Confluence
4 2 (8.00%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) Big Data
3 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.00%) Apache Hive
4 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (12.00%) Sybase IQ
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.00%) HBase
7 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 1 (4.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) Appium
3 3 (12.00%) Calabash
3 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Ant
5 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.00%) JBehave
5 1 (4.00%) JUnit
5 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Core Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Database Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) J2EE
1 7 (28.00%) Middleware
2 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) Spring
2 6 (24.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) JSP
4 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) Servlets
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
5 3 (12.00%) Celery
5 3 (12.00%) XSD
5 3 (12.00%) XSL
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 1 (4.00%) FpML
7 1 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (4.00%) JMS
7 1 (4.00%) LAMP
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.00%) Derivative
5 1 (4.00%) Equities
5 1 (4.00%) Fintech
5 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) AIX
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Android
4 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (12.00%) SUSE
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Fedora
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 7 (28.00%) ETL
4 6 (24.00%) BDD
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) Open Source
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
6 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 3 (12.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (12.00%) OOD
7 3 (12.00%) OOP
7 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (12.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (32.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Perl
5 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (24.00%) C#
6 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.00%) Ruby
8 3 (12.00%) C++
9 2 (8.00%) Korn
9 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (8.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) HDFS
3 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Sybase
3 5 (20.00%) Teradata
4 4 (16.00%) IBM
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Netezza
5 3 (12.00%) VMware
6 2 (8.00%) Hortonworks
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) Charles River
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Fiserv
7 1 (4.00%) Informatica
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) Tableau
7 1 (4.00%) WorldPay