The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 108 120 83
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -37
Contract jobs citing DB2 36 5 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.21% 0.21% 2.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.97% 1.02% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £550 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +55.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £550 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £550 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +17.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.41 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -8.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £27.41 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £27.41 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
724 492 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.39% 20.59% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 299 402
Average daily rate £355 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.64% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 52
Average hourly rate £31.00 £26.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.66%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

DB2 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 2014. 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 +14 13 £380 - 3
Essex +5 10 £238 -56.81% 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £356 - 2
Bedfordshire - 4 £278 - 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
Suffolk - - - -
East Anglia - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 33 (55.93%) IBM
2 29 (49.15%) UNIX
2 29 (49.15%) WebSphere
3 28 (47.46%) SQL
4 26 (44.07%) MQSeries
5 25 (42.37%) Oracle
6 22 (37.29%) Java
7 21 (35.59%) J2EE
7 21 (35.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (35.59%) Manufacturing
8 20 (33.90%) Finance
9 19 (32.20%) E-Commerce
9 19 (32.20%) Retail
10 18 (30.51%) Linux
11 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
11 15 (25.42%) Oracle Database
12 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
12 14 (23.73%) Windows
12 14 (23.73%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (22.03%) HP
13 13 (22.03%) DataStage
14 11 (18.64%) XML
14 11 (18.64%) HTML
14 11 (18.64%) Web Development
15 10 (16.95%) Data Analysis
15 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
15 10 (16.95%) SUSE
16 9 (15.25%) RAD
16 9 (15.25%) ETL
16 9 (15.25%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 29 (49.15%) WebSphere
2 26 (44.07%) MQSeries
3 21 (35.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (11.86%) WebLogic
4 7 (11.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (10.17%) IIS
5 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
5 6 (10.17%) CICS
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Tridion
2 1 (1.69%) Agresso
2 1 (1.69%) BASE24
2 1 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) HTTP
2 5 (8.47%) Internet
3 3 (5.08%) FTP
4 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) CTI
5 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) Oracle Database
2 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (22.03%) DataStage
4 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (10.17%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (10.17%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.08%) MySQL
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.69%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Eclipse
2 6 (10.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (8.47%) LoadRunner
3 5 (8.47%) Ant
3 5 (8.47%) JUnit
4 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (6.78%) Log4j
4 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 4 (6.78%) MyEclipse
5 1 (1.69%) Jtest
5 1 (1.69%) Maven
5 1 (1.69%) Lombardi
5 1 (1.69%) JDeveloper
General
1 21 (35.59%) Manufacturing
2 20 (33.90%) Finance
3 19 (32.20%) Retail
4 6 (10.17%) Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Automotive
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Delivery Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Service Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Tester
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Services Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 6 (10.17%) Programmer
6 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (35.59%) J2EE
2 11 (18.64%) HTML
2 11 (18.64%) XML
3 9 (15.25%) Ajax
4 8 (13.56%) Struts
4 8 (13.56%) JSP
5 6 (10.17%) Flash
6 5 (8.47%) jQuery
7 4 (6.78%) ICEfaces
7 4 (6.78%) JSF
7 4 (6.78%) XMLBeans
7 4 (6.78%) Java EE
7 4 (6.78%) JDBC
7 4 (6.78%) JSTL
7 4 (6.78%) XHTML
7 4 (6.78%) JMS
7 4 (6.78%) Web Services
7 4 (6.78%) XSLT
7 4 (6.78%) Servlets
7 4 (6.78%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Mainframe
2 5 (8.47%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (6.78%) Web 2.0
4 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Tandem
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) RIA
5 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (49.15%) UNIX
2 18 (30.51%) Linux
3 14 (23.73%) Windows
4 10 (16.95%) SUSE
5 6 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.17%) AIX
6 4 (6.78%) HPUX
6 4 (6.78%) Solaris
7 3 (5.08%) MVS
8 2 (3.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.64%) Web Development
3 10 (16.95%) Data Analysis
4 9 (15.25%) RAD
4 9 (15.25%) ETL
4 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.56%) OO
6 7 (11.86%) ITIL
6 7 (11.86%) Migration
6 7 (11.86%) Project Management
7 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.17%) Regression Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Information Management
7 6 (10.17%) System Testing
7 6 (10.17%) Dimensional Modelling
7 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
7 6 (10.17%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 22 (37.29%) Java
3 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.86%) VBA
5 5 (8.47%) JCL
5 5 (8.47%) COBOL
6 4 (6.78%) XPath
6 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.78%) Perl
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) ISEB
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
1 6 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) IBM
2 25 (42.37%) Oracle
3 13 (22.03%) HP
4 7 (11.86%) Sun
5 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.17%) Dell
6 5 (8.47%) JBoss
6 5 (8.47%) ATG
7 4 (6.78%) Blue Martini
7 4 (6.78%) Interwoven
7 4 (6.78%) Elastic Path
8 3 (5.08%) Syncsort
9 1 (1.69%) Teradata
9 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.69%) Avaya
9 1 (1.69%) CA
9 1 (1.69%) Cognos
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco
9 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.69%) hybris