The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 275 316 276
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -40
Contract jobs citing DB2 365 296 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.29% 2.71% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 167 144
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £32.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
DB2
UK

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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11090 10914 9271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.95% 22.00% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7293 7009 5734
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 177 196
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.90 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +30.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £16.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in England

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the England region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in England

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in England

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the England region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in England

DB2
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
London -18 136 £475 -1.29% 37
South East -10 78 £425 +6.25% 8
North West +21 56 £395 +21.53% 3
East of England +21 31 £342 -34.23% 1
Yorkshire -12 31 £400 +14.28% 2
East Midlands -4 10 - - 10
West Midlands -11 9 £425 +1.19% 2
South West -3 6 £485 +21.25%
Midlands - 1 - -
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 275 (41.60%) SQL
2 229 (34.64%) Oracle
3 213 (32.22%) IBM
4 202 (30.56%) Java
5 192 (29.05%) UNIX
6 156 (23.60%) Linux
7 151 (22.84%) Mainframe
8 150 (22.69%) Finance
9 144 (21.79%) WebSphere
10 122 (18.46%) SQL Server
11 119 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
12 113 (17.10%) XML
13 103 (15.58%) Windows
14 98 (14.83%) AIX
15 95 (14.37%) COBOL
16 89 (13.46%) Banking
17 84 (12.71%) CICS
18 82 (12.41%) Relational Database
19 77 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
20 73 (11.04%) HTML
21 72 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
22 70 (10.59%) Data Modelling
23 68 (10.29%) ETL
23 68 (10.29%) J2EE
23 68 (10.29%) WebSphere Application Server
23 68 (10.29%) Retail
24 67 (10.14%) SAP
25 66 (9.98%) JavaScript
26 62 (9.38%) JCL
27 60 (9.08%) Web Services

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 144 (21.79%) WebSphere
2 84 (12.71%) CICS
3 68 (10.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 41 (6.20%) SAS
5 35 (5.30%) Tomcat
6 31 (4.69%) Apache
7 27 (4.08%) MQSeries
7 27 (4.08%) JBoss
8 24 (3.63%) IIS
9 19 (2.87%) NetWeaver
10 17 (2.57%) IBM HTTP Server
11 16 (2.42%) WebLogic
12 15 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
13 12 (1.82%) WebSphere Portal
14 7 (1.06%) Confluence
15 6 (0.91%) Commerce Server
16 5 (0.76%) Apache Pig
17 3 (0.45%) Mule
17 3 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
17 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.51%) MS Office
3 8 (1.21%) SPSS
4 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.66%) Maximo
2 9 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (1.21%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.61%) TIBCO iProcess
4 4 (0.61%) Magento
4 4 (0.61%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.45%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.45%) BusinessWare
5 3 (0.45%) Staffware
6 2 (0.30%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.30%) Tridion
6 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.15%) HFM
7 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.61%) SaaS
3 3 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.26%) HTTP
2 27 (4.08%) Firewall
3 23 (3.48%) TCP/IP
4 20 (3.03%) SAN
5 17 (2.57%) WAN
6 16 (2.42%) LAN
6 16 (2.42%) Internet
7 11 (1.66%) FTP
7 11 (1.66%) LDAP
8 9 (1.36%) HTTPS
8 9 (1.36%) Network Security
9 8 (1.21%) DMZ
10 7 (1.06%) VPN
10 7 (1.06%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.06%) IPsec
10 7 (1.06%) BGP
10 7 (1.06%) VLAN
10 7 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.06%) NetScaler
10 7 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 82 (12.41%) Relational Database
3 72 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (5.90%) RDBMS
5 31 (4.69%) DataStage
6 28 (4.24%) MySQL
6 28 (4.24%) Big Data
7 27 (4.08%) Oracle Database
8 22 (3.33%) DB2 UDB
9 20 (3.03%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.72%) SAP BW
10 18 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (2.12%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.12%) IBM InfoSphere
11 14 (2.12%) DbVisualizer
12 13 (1.97%) SAP HANA
12 13 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.82%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.82%) QlikView
13 12 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 40 (6.05%) Subversion
2 31 (4.69%) JUnit
3 22 (3.33%) Maven
4 21 (3.18%) Ant
5 20 (3.03%) Eclipse
6 18 (2.72%) Git (software)
7 17 (2.57%) Selenium
8 11 (1.66%) JIRA
9 10 (1.51%) LoadRunner
9 10 (1.51%) Introscope
10 9 (1.36%) ClearCase
10 9 (1.36%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 9 (1.36%) WebDriver
10 9 (1.36%) CA Gen
11 7 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (1.06%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.06%) jMock
11 7 (1.06%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (1.06%) ERwin
12 5 (0.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 150 (22.69%) Finance
2 89 (13.46%) Banking
3 68 (10.29%) Retail
4 20 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.21%) Marketing
6 8 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.91%) Back Office
7 6 (0.91%) Spanish Language
8 5 (0.76%) Front Office
9 4 (0.61%) Law
9 4 (0.61%) Legal
10 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) German Language
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (33.13%) Developer
2 85 (12.86%) Architect
3 82 (12.41%) Analyst
4 67 (10.14%) Java Developer
5 63 (9.53%) DBA
6 42 (6.35%) Administrator
7 39 (5.90%) Programmer
7 39 (5.90%) DB2 DBA
8 38 (5.75%) Consultant
9 26 (3.93%) Mainframe Developer
10 22 (3.33%) Data Architect
11 21 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.18%) Senior Developer
12 20 (3.03%) Systems Programmer
13 19 (2.87%) Project Manager
13 19 (2.87%) Technical Analyst
14 17 (2.57%) WebSphere Administrator
15 16 (2.42%) Tester
15 16 (2.42%) Technical Architect
16 15 (2.27%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (17.10%) XML
2 73 (11.04%) HTML
3 68 (10.29%) J2EE
4 60 (9.08%) Web Services
5 50 (7.56%) Middleware
5 50 (7.56%) Spring
6 49 (7.41%) JMS
7 44 (6.66%) .NET
8 43 (6.51%) WebSphere MQ
9 40 (6.05%) SOAP
10 38 (5.75%) Hibernate
11 33 (4.99%) JDBC
12 30 (4.54%) JSP
13 29 (4.39%) JSON
13 29 (4.39%) REST
14 28 (4.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 27 (4.08%) Ajax
15 27 (4.08%) CSS
16 26 (3.93%) RESTful
17 25 (3.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 151 (22.84%) Mainframe
2 77 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 25 (3.78%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.48%) Open Source
6 20 (3.03%) Derivative
7 18 (2.72%) AS400
7 18 (2.72%) LPAR
8 17 (2.57%) N-Tier
9 15 (2.27%) VSAM
10 14 (2.12%) Replication
10 14 (2.12%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.97%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.82%) iSeries
12 12 (1.82%) Clustering
13 11 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (1.66%) DataPower
13 11 (1.66%) Visualisation
14 10 (1.51%) Fixed Income
15 8 (1.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 192 (29.05%) UNIX
2 156 (23.60%) Linux
3 103 (15.58%) Windows
4 98 (14.83%) AIX
5 57 (8.62%) zOS
6 25 (3.78%) Solaris
7 8 (1.21%) SUSE
7 8 (1.21%) HPUX
8 7 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.76%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.61%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.61%) i5/OS
10 4 (0.61%) Android
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.45%) MVS
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (10.59%) Data Modelling
3 68 (10.29%) ETL
4 56 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (8.32%) E-Commerce
5 55 (8.32%) Migration
6 45 (6.81%) TDD
7 44 (6.66%) Performance Tuning
8 41 (6.20%) SOA
9 39 (5.90%) Release Management
10 36 (5.45%) ITIL
11 34 (5.14%) Project Management
12 33 (4.99%) Scrum
13 30 (4.54%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (4.08%) OO
15 25 (3.78%) Change Management
15 25 (3.78%) Unit Testing
16 22 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (3.03%) Data Analysis
18 19 (2.87%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 275 (41.60%) SQL
2 202 (30.56%) Java
3 95 (14.37%) COBOL
4 66 (9.98%) JavaScript
5 62 (9.38%) JCL
6 39 (5.90%) Perl
7 29 (4.39%) Assembly Language
8 25 (3.78%) REXX
9 22 (3.33%) Python
10 21 (3.18%) PL/SQL
11 19 (2.87%) Jython
12 18 (2.72%) PL/1
12 18 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 17 (2.57%) XPath
14 15 (2.27%) Korn
15 14 (2.12%) T-SQL
15 14 (2.12%) C#
16 13 (1.97%) C
16 13 (1.97%) ABAP
17 11 (1.66%) RPG
Qualifications
1 39 (5.90%) Degree
2 10 (1.51%) IBM Certification
3 8 (1.21%) ISEB
4 7 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) CISSP
8 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (7.11%) QA
2 7 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.61%) SLA
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (1.36%) RACF
2 7 (1.06%) vSphere
2 7 (1.06%) Apache Flume
2 7 (1.06%) FreeRADIUS
3 6 (0.91%) HDFS
3 6 (0.91%) Firmware
3 6 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.61%) PowerHA
5 4 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.30%) Xen
8 1 (0.15%) iptables
8 1 (0.15%) NFS
8 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.15%) XenApp
8 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.15%) SRDF
8 1 (0.15%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 15 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 13 (1.97%) CA Endevor
3 10 (1.51%) CA Wily
4 9 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (0.91%) Puppet
7 5 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.76%) OMEGAMON
7 5 (0.76%) Tivoli NetView
8 4 (0.61%) Nagios
8 4 (0.61%) Ambari
8 4 (0.61%) Oozie
9 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.45%) MAINVIEW
9 3 (0.45%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.30%) SCCM
10 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (0.30%) Salt
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 229 (34.64%) Oracle
2 213 (32.22%) IBM
3 67 (10.14%) SAP
4 55 (8.32%) Sybase
5 38 (5.75%) Teradata
6 34 (5.14%) Informatica
7 33 (4.99%) CA
8 32 (4.84%) Microsoft
9 27 (4.08%) Business Objects
10 23 (3.48%) HP
10 23 (3.48%) VMware
11 22 (3.33%) Netezza
12 19 (2.87%) Tableau
13 17 (2.57%) TIBCO
14 16 (2.42%) Greenplum
15 14 (2.12%) Ab Initio
15 14 (2.12%) Cognos
16 13 (1.97%) Cisco
16 13 (1.97%) webMethods
17 12 (1.82%) Software AG
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