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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 127 103 116
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs citing DB2 17 34 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 1.11% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.52% 4.63% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 1
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£425 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £24.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
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
674 735 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.78% 24.02% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 463 303
Average daily rate £350 £374 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.35% +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 29
Average hourly rate £23.50 £31.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.20 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £77.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%

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 4 August 2015. 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
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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 -4 16 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £425 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 35 (72.92%) SQL
2 26 (54.17%) UNIX
3 25 (52.08%) XML
3 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 25 (52.08%) HTML
4 19 (39.58%) J2EE
4 19 (39.58%) IBM
4 19 (39.58%) Subversion
5 18 (37.50%) WebSphere
5 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (37.50%) Retail
5 18 (37.50%) Java
6 15 (31.25%) Flash
6 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
6 15 (31.25%) System Testing
6 15 (31.25%) DbVisualizer
6 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (29.17%) QA
8 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
9 12 (25.00%) MQSeries
9 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (25.00%) Selenium
9 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (25.00%) RESTful
9 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 12 (25.00%) Document Management
9 12 (25.00%) TDD
9 12 (25.00%) Coaching
10 10 (20.83%) Mainframe

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 18 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 12 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 9 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.17%) CICS
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Tridion
2 6 (12.50%) Magento
3 4 (8.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.08%) LAN
3 1 (2.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.08%) DataStage
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Subversion
2 12 (25.00%) Selenium
2 12 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (14.58%) Ant
3 7 (14.58%) JUnit
3 7 (14.58%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Eclipse
3 7 (14.58%) Log4j
4 6 (12.50%) PHPUnit
4 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.25%) CA Gen
6 1 (2.08%) Liquibase
6 1 (2.08%) Flyway
6 1 (2.08%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 18 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Tester
2 12 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 9 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) DBA
6 5 (10.42%) Programmer
6 5 (10.42%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
8 3 (6.25%) Mainframe Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Programmer
8 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) Mainframe Programmer
9 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (52.08%) HTML
1 25 (52.08%) XML
2 19 (39.58%) J2EE
3 15 (31.25%) Flash
4 12 (25.00%) RESTful
5 9 (18.75%) Ajax
6 8 (16.67%) Struts
6 8 (16.67%) EJB
6 8 (16.67%) JSP
6 8 (16.67%) Servlets
7 7 (14.58%) JDBC
7 7 (14.58%) XSLT
7 7 (14.58%) XHTML
7 7 (14.58%) JMS
7 7 (14.58%) JSTL
7 7 (14.58%) XMLBeans
8 6 (12.50%) Gherkin
8 6 (12.50%) .NET
9 4 (8.33%) ISPF
10 3 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (20.83%) Mainframe
3 7 (14.58%) Web 2.0
4 4 (8.33%) PDA
4 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) RIA
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) UNIX
2 10 (20.83%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) HPUX
3 7 (14.58%) Solaris
4 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) AIX
4 3 (6.25%) zOS
5 2 (4.17%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
2 15 (31.25%) System Testing
3 13 (27.08%) E-Commerce
4 12 (25.00%) TDD
4 12 (25.00%) Document Management
4 12 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (25.00%) Coaching
5 7 (14.58%) Content Management
5 7 (14.58%) UML
5 7 (14.58%) OO
5 7 (14.58%) RAD
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.25%) MVC
7 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.25%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 35 (72.92%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 18 (37.50%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) Perl
5 7 (14.58%) COBOL
5 7 (14.58%) JCL
5 7 (14.58%) XPath
5 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
6 6 (12.50%) PHP
7 5 (10.42%) Assembly Language
7 5 (10.42%) REXX
8 3 (6.25%) SELCOPY
9 2 (4.17%) CLIST
9 2 (4.17%) C#
10 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.08%) RACF
2 1 (2.08%) ACF2
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) IBM
2 7 (14.58%) Interwoven
2 7 (14.58%) ATG
2 7 (14.58%) Blue Martini
2 7 (14.58%) Elastic Path
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) CA
5 3 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Cognos
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe