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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 129 114 119
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing DB2 16 34 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 1.08% 0.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.41% 4.36% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +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 £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
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
664 780 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.29% 24.86% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 506 286
Average daily rate £350 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 26
Average hourly rate £34.34 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £20.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 28 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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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 +6 15 - - 5
Suffolk - 1 £425 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 34 (77.27%) SQL
2 31 (70.45%) UNIX
3 29 (65.91%) XML
3 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
3 29 (65.91%) HTML
4 22 (50.00%) Java
4 22 (50.00%) Subversion
5 21 (47.73%) Retail
5 21 (47.73%) WebSphere
5 21 (47.73%) J2EE
6 20 (45.45%) IBM
7 19 (43.18%) Flash
7 19 (43.18%) System Testing
7 19 (43.18%) Automated Testing
7 19 (43.18%) DbVisualizer
7 19 (43.18%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (40.91%) E-Commerce
9 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (29.55%) TDD
10 13 (29.55%) Document Management
10 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
10 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (29.55%) QA
10 13 (29.55%) Selenium
10 13 (29.55%) MQSeries
10 13 (29.55%) Coaching
10 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
10 13 (29.55%) RESTful
10 13 (29.55%) WebDriver
11 9 (20.45%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 21 (47.73%) WebSphere
2 13 (29.55%) MQSeries
3 9 (20.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.55%) Drupal
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Magento
2 7 (15.91%) Tridion
3 1 (2.27%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (15.91%) RDBMS
2 7 (15.91%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) MySQL
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.27%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 22 (50.00%) Subversion
2 13 (29.55%) Selenium
2 13 (29.55%) WebDriver
3 9 (20.45%) Ant
4 7 (15.91%) JUnit
4 7 (15.91%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Eclipse
4 7 (15.91%) PHPUnit
4 7 (15.91%) Log4j
5 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
5 6 (13.64%) HP UFT
5 6 (13.64%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.55%) CA Gen
7 1 (2.27%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.27%) Flyway
7 1 (2.27%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 21 (47.73%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Tester
1 13 (29.55%) Automation Tester
2 12 (27.27%) Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Selenium Tester
4 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) DBA
6 4 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Systems Programmer
7 3 (6.82%) Programmer
7 3 (6.82%) Administrator
7 3 (6.82%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (65.91%) HTML
1 29 (65.91%) XML
2 21 (47.73%) J2EE
3 19 (43.18%) Flash
4 13 (29.55%) RESTful
5 9 (20.45%) Ajax
6 8 (18.18%) Struts
6 8 (18.18%) EJB
6 8 (18.18%) JSP
6 8 (18.18%) Servlets
7 7 (15.91%) JDBC
7 7 (15.91%) XSLT
7 7 (15.91%) XHTML
7 7 (15.91%) JMS
7 7 (15.91%) JSTL
7 7 (15.91%) XMLBeans
8 6 (13.64%) Gherkin
9 3 (6.82%) SOAP
9 3 (6.82%) .NET
10 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Web 2.0
3 5 (11.36%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) RIA
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) UNIX
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) HPUX
3 7 (15.91%) Solaris
4 4 (9.09%) AIX
5 2 (4.55%) MVS
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Automated Testing
1 19 (43.18%) System Testing
2 18 (40.91%) E-Commerce
3 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (29.55%) TDD
4 13 (29.55%) Document Management
4 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
4 13 (29.55%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (29.55%) Test Automation
4 13 (29.55%) Coaching
5 7 (15.91%) Content Management
5 7 (15.91%) UML
5 7 (15.91%) OO
5 7 (15.91%) RAD
6 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.82%) B2B
7 3 (6.82%) BDD
8 2 (4.55%) Change Control
8 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
8 2 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 34 (77.27%) SQL
2 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
3 22 (50.00%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) PHP
5 8 (18.18%) Perl
6 7 (15.91%) XPath
6 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.55%) C#
7 2 (4.55%) COBOL
7 2 (4.55%) Python
7 2 (4.55%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.55%) REXX
7 2 (4.55%) JCL
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) IBM
2 7 (15.91%) ATG
2 7 (15.91%) Blue Martini
2 7 (15.91%) Elastic Path
2 7 (15.91%) Interwoven
3 6 (13.64%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 5 (11.36%) CA
5 2 (4.55%) hybris
6 1 (2.27%) Cognos
6 1 (2.27%) Adobe