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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 99 110 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing DB2 31 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 0.91% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.74% 3.72% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 2
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£342 £403 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -12.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £350 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £532 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%
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
540 699 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.74% 24.52% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 384 304
Average daily rate £400 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 23
Average hourly rate £32.10 £35.58 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% +29.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.20 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 +5 16 £342 -
Essex +10 12 £318 -20.90%
Norfolk -4 1 £700 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £313 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 18 (41.86%) UNIX
3 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (37.21%) Mainframe
5 14 (32.56%) Oracle
5 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
6 13 (30.23%) COBOL
6 13 (30.23%) JCL
7 11 (25.58%) ETL
7 11 (25.58%) Assembly Language
7 11 (25.58%) REXX
7 11 (25.58%) QA
8 10 (23.26%) Control-M
8 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (20.93%) Information Management
9 9 (20.93%) CA Gen
9 9 (20.93%) SELCOPY
10 8 (18.60%) DataStage
11 7 (16.28%) IBM
11 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
12 6 (13.95%) Coaching
12 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
12 6 (13.95%) .NET
12 6 (13.95%) Migration
13 5 (11.63%) Maximo
13 5 (11.63%) Retail
13 5 (11.63%) PDA
13 5 (11.63%) Dimensional Modelling
13 5 (11.63%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (4.65%) MQSeries
1 2 (4.65%) CICS
1 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Maximo
2 3 (6.98%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (18.60%) DataStage
4 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.98%) DbVisualizer
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) CA Gen
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
2 3 (6.98%) PHPUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.33%) MyEclipse
3 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (11.63%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) ETL Developer
3 9 (20.93%) DBA
4 5 (11.63%) Programmer
5 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Mainframe Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Mainframe DBA
6 3 (6.98%) DB2 Developer
6 3 (6.98%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Programmer
6 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Mainframe Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) Maximo Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) XML
2 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) ISPF
4 3 (6.98%) Flash
4 3 (6.98%) RESTful
5 2 (4.65%) Ajax
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
5 2 (4.65%) J2EE
5 2 (4.65%) JSP
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) Struts
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) Servlets
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.33%) EJB
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Mainframe
2 5 (11.63%) PDA
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) RIA
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) zOS
3 2 (4.65%) MVS
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) AIX
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) ETL
3 9 (20.93%) Information Management
4 7 (16.28%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 6 (13.95%) Coaching
6 5 (11.63%) Dependency Management
6 5 (11.63%) Web Application Development
6 5 (11.63%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
6 5 (11.63%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Document Management
8 3 (6.98%) TDD
8 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) COBOL
2 13 (30.23%) JCL
3 11 (25.58%) Assembly Language
3 11 (25.58%) REXX
4 9 (20.93%) SELCOPY
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) RACF
1 1 (2.33%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 7 (16.28%) IBM
3 5 (11.63%) CA
4 2 (4.65%) Cognos
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe