The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 92 119 96
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing DB2 35 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.47% 0.39% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.63% 1.96% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 12
Average daily rate £375 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £603 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
DB2
England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
459 511 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.26% 19.97% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 293 349
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 20
Average hourly rate £47.00 £35.59 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.06% +3.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £20.98 £25.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £45.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire +20 15 £375 - 4
Essex +5 11 £350 +8.80%
Norfolk -5 7 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (72.22%) SQL
2 34 (62.96%) Unix
3 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (46.30%) XML
4 25 (46.30%) HTML
5 20 (37.04%) IBM
6 19 (35.19%) Test Automation
6 19 (35.19%) RESTful
7 18 (33.33%) Oracle
8 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
8 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 15 (27.78%) Retail
10 14 (25.93%) Subversion
10 14 (25.93%) Automated Testing
10 14 (25.93%) Java
10 14 (25.93%) Mainframe
11 13 (24.07%) ETL
11 13 (24.07%) System Testing
11 13 (24.07%) QA
11 13 (24.07%) Magento
11 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (22.22%) JCL
12 12 (22.22%) COBOL
13 11 (20.37%) HP UFT
13 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
13 11 (20.37%) WebDriver
13 11 (20.37%) Selenium
14 10 (18.52%) Coaching
14 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (14.81%) CICS
2 6 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.70%) Drupal
4 2 (3.70%) IBM Domino
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Magento
2 7 (12.96%) assyst
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) FTP
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) DbVisualizer
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.41%) DataStage
6 3 (5.56%) MySQL
7 2 (3.70%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Subversion
2 11 (20.37%) HP UFT
2 11 (20.37%) Selenium
2 11 (20.37%) WebDriver
3 8 (14.81%) PHPUnit
4 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.26%) Ant
5 5 (9.26%) Appium
6 4 (7.41%) AccuRev
7 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.56%) JIRA
7 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
7 3 (5.56%) Protractor
7 3 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (27.78%) Retail
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Automation Tester
1 16 (29.63%) Tester
2 13 (24.07%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Selenium Tester
3 10 (18.52%) Web Tester
4 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) ETL Developer
6 4 (7.41%) DB2 Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Mainframe Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) DataStage Developer
7 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Java Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) HTML
1 25 (46.30%) XML
2 19 (35.19%) RESTful
3 9 (16.67%) Flash
3 9 (16.67%) J2EE
4 8 (14.81%) ISPF
5 5 (9.26%) Behat
6 3 (5.56%) CSS
6 3 (5.56%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.56%) JSON
7 2 (3.70%) Java EE
7 2 (3.70%) Middleware
7 2 (3.70%) REST
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.85%) CSS3
8 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.85%) HTML5
8 1 (1.85%) jQuery
8 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.93%) Mainframe
2 13 (24.07%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 7 (12.96%) AS400
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) RIA
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Unix
2 8 (14.81%) zOS
3 7 (12.96%) MVS
4 5 (9.26%) AIX
4 5 (9.26%) Linux
5 2 (3.70%) HPUX
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Windows
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) Test Automation
3 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (25.93%) Automated Testing
5 13 (24.07%) ETL
5 13 (24.07%) System Testing
6 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
7 10 (18.52%) Coaching
7 10 (18.52%) Document Management
7 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 10 (18.52%) TDD
8 8 (14.81%) BDD
8 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (14.81%) Wealth Management
9 7 (12.96%) High Availability
9 7 (12.96%) ITIL
9 7 (12.96%) ITIL V3
9 7 (12.96%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (12.96%) Problem Management
9 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.93%) Java
4 12 (22.22%) COBOL
4 12 (22.22%) JCL
5 10 (18.52%) PHP
6 4 (7.41%) REXX
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) ISEB
1 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.96%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.85%) RACF
3 1 (1.85%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Tivoli NetView
2 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) Ansible
3 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) IBM
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle
3 10 (18.52%) HP
4 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.41%) Teradata
6 2 (3.70%) hybris
6 2 (3.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.85%) Netezza
7 1 (1.85%) Sunopsis