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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 111 119 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -34
Contract jobs citing DB2 34 4 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 0.17% 1.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 0.76% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 19
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£356 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £24.96 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.21% -15.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.99 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £26.92 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
766 527 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.62% 21.96% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 299 369
Average daily rate £363 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 44
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.41 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.18 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £140.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Essex +6 14 £238 -
Hertfordshire -3 11 £450 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 8 £356 -
Bedfordshire -15 1 £278 -
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (54.00%) IBM
2 24 (48.00%) WebSphere
3 21 (42.00%) MQSeries
4 20 (40.00%) Java
5 19 (38.00%) SQL
5 19 (38.00%) J2EE
5 19 (38.00%) Oracle
6 16 (32.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (32.00%) UNIX
6 16 (32.00%) Finance
7 15 (30.00%) Manufacturing
8 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
8 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 13 (26.00%) Linux
9 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
9 13 (26.00%) Retail
10 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (22.00%) Windows
11 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
11 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
11 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
12 10 (20.00%) HTML
12 10 (20.00%) XML
13 9 (18.00%) HP
13 9 (18.00%) DataStage
13 9 (18.00%) MS Office
13 9 (18.00%) Migration
14 8 (16.00%) Ajax
14 8 (16.00%) RAD

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (48.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (42.00%) MQSeries
3 16 (32.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (14.00%) WebLogic
5 6 (12.00%) CICS
6 3 (6.00%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (4.00%) IIS
7 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.00%) Apache
8 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Tridion
2 1 (2.00%) Agresso
2 1 (2.00%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 3 (6.00%) FTP
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) CTI
4 1 (2.00%) Firewall
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) Broadband
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.00%) DataStage
4 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (12.00%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (6.00%) MySQL
8 2 (4.00%) BODI
8 2 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.00%) IDMS
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (2.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (12.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (8.00%) MyEclipse
3 4 (8.00%) Ant
3 4 (8.00%) JUnit
4 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Log4j
4 3 (6.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) Lombardi
5 1 (2.00%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.00%) Jtest
5 1 (2.00%) ERwin
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 13 (26.00%) Retail
4 6 (12.00%) Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Automotive
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 12 (24.00%) Developer
3 10 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Programmer
7 4 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Business Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Programmer
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.00%) Business Objects Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) J2EE
2 10 (20.00%) HTML
2 10 (20.00%) XML
3 8 (16.00%) Ajax
4 7 (14.00%) Struts
4 7 (14.00%) JSP
5 6 (12.00%) Flash
6 5 (10.00%) jQuery
7 4 (8.00%) ICEfaces
7 4 (8.00%) JSF
7 4 (8.00%) Java EE
7 4 (8.00%) Web Services
8 3 (6.00%) XSLT
8 3 (6.00%) XHTML
8 3 (6.00%) JMS
8 3 (6.00%) Servlets
8 3 (6.00%) EJB
8 3 (6.00%) JDBC
8 3 (6.00%) JSTL
8 3 (6.00%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) RIA
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) UNIX
2 13 (26.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) SUSE
5 4 (8.00%) Solaris
6 3 (6.00%) AIX
6 3 (6.00%) HPUX
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.00%) MVS
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.00%) OpenVMS
8 1 (2.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
2 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Migration
5 8 (16.00%) RAD
6 7 (14.00%) OO
6 7 (14.00%) Web Development
7 6 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.00%) System Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Data Protection
8 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.00%) ETL
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) UML
9 4 (8.00%) Analytics
10 3 (6.00%) Content Management
10 3 (6.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 19 (38.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) VBA
5 4 (8.00%) JCL
6 3 (6.00%) XPath
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) COBOL
7 2 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISEB
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
1 6 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) RACF
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) IBM
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) JBoss
5 4 (8.00%) ATG
6 3 (6.00%) Interwoven
6 3 (6.00%) Business Objects
6 3 (6.00%) Blue Martini
6 3 (6.00%) Syncsort
6 3 (6.00%) Elastic Path
7 2 (4.00%) Sun
7 2 (4.00%) Teradata
7 2 (4.00%) Dell
7 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
8 1 (2.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.00%) Avaya
8 1 (2.00%) CA
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.00%) EMC