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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 124 105 95
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -10
Contract jobs citing DB2 25 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.78% 0.52% 1.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.25% 2.49% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 13
Average daily rate £508 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £425 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £27.73 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-41.81% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
769 482 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.87% 20.90% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 294 384
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 35
Average hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £29.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.09% -5.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
DB2
England

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 16 April 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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 13 £525 +23.52% 2
Essex -10 10 £450 -
Norfolk - 2 £550 -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 8
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (62.26%) SQL
2 25 (47.17%) UNIX
3 22 (41.51%) IBM
3 22 (41.51%) Oracle
4 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
5 19 (35.85%) WebSphere
6 18 (33.96%) Finance
7 17 (32.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
7 17 (32.08%) Linux
7 17 (32.08%) Retail
8 16 (30.19%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (28.30%) MQSeries
9 15 (28.30%) Manufacturing
10 12 (22.64%) Java
11 11 (20.75%) XML
12 10 (18.87%) Windows
13 9 (16.98%) AIX
13 9 (16.98%) Data Modelling
13 9 (16.98%) J2EE
13 9 (16.98%) Sun
13 9 (16.98%) Internet
13 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
14 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
14 8 (15.09%) Web Development
14 8 (15.09%) HP
14 8 (15.09%) Ant
14 8 (15.09%) HTML
14 8 (15.09%) HTTP
14 8 (15.09%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (35.85%) WebSphere
2 17 (32.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (28.30%) MQSeries
4 7 (13.21%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (11.32%) IIS
5 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
6 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
7 2 (3.77%) CICS
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Tridion
2 1 (1.89%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Internet
2 8 (15.09%) HTTP
3 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.89%) LDAP
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.19%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
4 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (7.55%) DataStage
7 3 (5.66%) Star Schema
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.77%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (3.77%) MySQL
8 2 (3.77%) OLTP
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.89%) SAP BI
9 1 (1.89%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.89%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (1.89%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Ant
2 6 (11.32%) JUnit
2 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Log4j
3 5 (9.43%) Subversion
4 2 (3.77%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.89%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.89%) ERwin
5 1 (1.89%) JMeter
5 1 (1.89%) Jtest
5 1 (1.89%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Retail
3 15 (28.30%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.43%) Games
5 3 (5.66%) Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Automotive
6 1 (1.89%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Developer
2 7 (13.21%) DBA
3 6 (11.32%) Service Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Services Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Delivery Project Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (7.55%) SQL DBA
5 4 (7.55%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) XML
2 9 (16.98%) J2EE
3 8 (15.09%) HTML
4 7 (13.21%) JMS
5 6 (11.32%) Ajax
6 5 (9.43%) Struts
6 5 (9.43%) XHTML
6 5 (9.43%) XSLT
6 5 (9.43%) EJB
6 5 (9.43%) JDBC
6 5 (9.43%) JSP
6 5 (9.43%) Servlets
6 5 (9.43%) XMLBeans
6 5 (9.43%) JSTL
7 2 (3.77%) ISPF
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.77%) .NET
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Web 2.0
2 4 (7.55%) FMCG
3 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.89%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) RIA
4 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (47.17%) UNIX
2 17 (32.08%) Linux
3 10 (18.87%) Windows
4 9 (16.98%) AIX
5 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (11.32%) SUSE
6 5 (9.43%) HPUX
6 5 (9.43%) Solaris
7 2 (3.77%) zOS
8 1 (1.89%) MVS
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) E-Commerce
2 9 (16.98%) Data Modelling
3 8 (15.09%) Web Development
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 7 (13.21%) UML
4 7 (13.21%) ETL
5 6 (11.32%) Information Management
5 6 (11.32%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
5 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.32%) Change Management
5 6 (11.32%) Project Management
5 6 (11.32%) RAD
6 5 (9.43%) OO
6 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.43%) Content Management
7 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) Perl
4 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.43%) XPath
5 3 (5.66%) JCL
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.66%) COBOL
6 2 (3.77%) C#
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.89%) REXX
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) Basel II
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) IBM
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Sun
3 8 (15.09%) HP
4 6 (11.32%) ATG
4 6 (11.32%) Dell
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.43%) Interwoven
5 5 (9.43%) Elastic Path
5 5 (9.43%) Blue Martini
5 5 (9.43%) Teradata
6 3 (5.66%) TIBCO
6 3 (5.66%) SAP
7 2 (3.77%) Allen-Bradley
7 2 (3.77%) JBoss
7 2 (3.77%) Sybase
7 2 (3.77%) Siemens
8 1 (1.89%) Thunderhead
8 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.89%) Microsoft