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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 302 205 273
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +68
Contract jobs citing DB2 296 437 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.99% 0.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.04% 4.47% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 248 132
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -58.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%
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
9739 9781 9167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.97% 22.24% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6432 6097 5685
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 192 210
Average hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
London -59 146 £425 -15.00% 50
South East -53 45 £350 -15.66% 3
North West +9 33 £300 -21.25% 3
Yorkshire -17 19 £450 +50.00% 12
East Midlands +26 16 £335 -
South West -18 13 £375 -4.45% 6
West Midlands +1 8 £425 +18.71% 1
East of England -28 5 £375 +6.38% 4
North East -17 1 £275 -28.38% 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 301 (43.25%) Oracle
2 290 (41.67%) SQL
3 228 (32.76%) IBM
4 188 (27.01%) UNIX
5 186 (26.72%) Linux
6 182 (26.15%) Java
7 173 (24.86%) Finance
8 146 (20.98%) SQL Server
9 138 (19.83%) Mainframe
10 132 (18.97%) Windows
11 115 (16.52%) WebSphere
12 112 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
13 108 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
14 107 (15.37%) Banking
15 89 (12.79%) SAP
16 87 (12.50%) AIX
16 87 (12.50%) ETL
16 87 (12.50%) Relational Database
17 80 (11.49%) COBOL
18 78 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
18 78 (11.21%) CICS
19 76 (10.92%) Data Modelling
20 72 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
21 71 (10.20%) HTML
21 71 (10.20%) Retail
22 65 (9.34%) JavaScript
23 62 (8.91%) XML
24 61 (8.76%) Perl
25 57 (8.19%) Web Services
26 55 (7.90%) RDBMS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 115 (16.52%) WebSphere
2 78 (11.21%) CICS
3 53 (7.61%) SAS
4 40 (5.75%) Apache
5 34 (4.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 30 (4.31%) NetWeaver
7 29 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 23 (3.30%) IIS
9 20 (2.87%) MQSeries
10 18 (2.59%) IBM HTTP Server
11 15 (2.16%) JBoss
12 12 (1.72%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (1.29%) Apache Solr
15 7 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (1.01%) WebSphere Process Server
16 6 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
17 4 (0.57%) TPMS
18 3 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
18 3 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.58%) MS Office
3 8 (1.15%) SPSS
4 5 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.72%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.86%) Maximo
3 5 (0.72%) Staffware
4 4 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.43%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.43%) TIBCO iProcess
5 3 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.43%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.43%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.29%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.14%) Summit
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.72%) SaaS
1 5 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (6.32%) HTTP
2 33 (4.74%) Firewall
3 29 (4.17%) Internet
4 22 (3.16%) SAN
5 19 (2.73%) WAN
5 19 (2.73%) FTP
5 19 (2.73%) VPN
6 18 (2.59%) LAN
7 17 (2.44%) Network Security
8 16 (2.30%) TCP/IP
8 16 (2.30%) DNS
9 15 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (2.16%) VLAN
9 15 (2.16%) NetScaler
9 15 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (2.16%) Cisco ISE
9 15 (2.16%) Ethernet
9 15 (2.16%) SSL
9 15 (2.16%) BGP
9 15 (2.16%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (20.98%) SQL Server
2 108 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 55 (7.90%) RDBMS
5 42 (6.03%) DataStage
6 38 (5.46%) Hadoop
7 30 (4.31%) SAP BW
8 26 (3.74%) MySQL
9 25 (3.59%) Oracle Database
10 23 (3.30%) Big Data
11 22 (3.16%) Base SAS
12 21 (3.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 20 (2.87%) IBM InfoSphere
14 19 (2.73%) QlikView
14 19 (2.73%) NoSQL
15 17 (2.44%) MongoDB
16 16 (2.30%) OLAP
16 16 (2.30%) SAP HANA
17 15 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 14 (2.01%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 38 (5.46%) JUnit
2 30 (4.31%) Maven
3 28 (4.02%) Selenium
4 27 (3.88%) ClearCase
5 26 (3.74%) Eclipse
6 20 (2.87%) JIRA
7 19 (2.73%) Ant
8 17 (2.44%) Subversion
9 14 (2.01%) ERwin
10 11 (1.58%) ClearQuest
11 10 (1.44%) Redmine
11 10 (1.44%) Git (software)
12 9 (1.29%) Mockito
12 9 (1.29%) SoapUI
13 8 (1.15%) Checkstyle
13 8 (1.15%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.01%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 6 (0.86%) jMock
15 6 (0.86%) JBehave
15 6 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 173 (24.86%) Finance
2 107 (15.37%) Banking
3 71 (10.20%) Retail
4 41 (5.89%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.87%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.58%) Spanish Language
6 11 (1.58%) Front Office
7 10 (1.44%) Marketing
8 9 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.15%) Back Office
10 5 (0.72%) Advertising
11 4 (0.57%) Legal
11 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Games
13 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 232 (33.33%) Developer
2 114 (16.38%) Architect
3 78 (11.21%) Analyst
4 67 (9.63%) DBA
5 59 (8.48%) Java Developer
6 54 (7.76%) Consultant
7 37 (5.32%) Administrator
8 34 (4.89%) Technical Architect
8 34 (4.89%) DB2 DBA
9 25 (3.59%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (3.45%) Data Architect
11 21 (3.02%) Programmer
12 19 (2.73%) Mainframe Developer
13 18 (2.59%) Designer
14 17 (2.44%) Senior Developer
14 17 (2.44%) SAS Developer
15 14 (2.01%) ETL Developer
16 13 (1.87%) Project Manager
17 12 (1.72%) Technical Analyst
17 12 (1.72%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (10.20%) HTML
2 62 (8.91%) XML
3 57 (8.19%) Web Services
4 49 (7.04%) Spring
5 45 (6.47%) JSP
6 44 (6.32%) J2EE
7 41 (5.89%) JMS
8 38 (5.46%) .NET
9 37 (5.32%) Middleware
10 34 (4.89%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 31 (4.45%) Hibernate
12 28 (4.02%) WebSphere MQ
13 26 (3.74%) CSS
14 25 (3.59%) JSON
14 25 (3.59%) SAP Basis
14 25 (3.59%) SOAP
15 24 (3.45%) REST
16 23 (3.30%) JDBC
17 17 (2.44%) JavaBeans
17 17 (2.44%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 138 (19.83%) Mainframe
2 72 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.18%) IBM Mainframe
4 24 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.45%) Derivative
5 23 (3.30%) AS400
6 21 (3.02%) Data Structures
7 18 (2.59%) VSAM
7 18 (2.59%) Clustering
8 17 (2.44%) Replication
9 16 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 16 (2.30%) Open Source
10 14 (2.01%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.87%) iSeries
11 13 (1.87%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (1.44%) Fixed Income
14 9 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (1.15%) Equities
16 7 (1.01%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 188 (27.01%) UNIX
2 186 (26.72%) Linux
3 132 (18.97%) Windows
4 87 (12.50%) AIX
5 42 (6.03%) zOS
6 22 (3.16%) Solaris
7 18 (2.59%) SUSE
7 18 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.01%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.72%) i5/OS
12 5 (0.72%) OS/400
12 5 (0.72%) HPUX
13 4 (0.57%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.43%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.29%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (12.50%) ETL
3 78 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
4 76 (10.92%) Data Modelling
5 49 (7.04%) Scrum
6 47 (6.75%) Migration
7 46 (6.61%) E-Commerce
8 43 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
9 41 (5.89%) SOA
10 38 (5.46%) Project Management
10 38 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (5.46%) TDD
11 34 (4.89%) TOGAF
12 33 (4.74%) ITIL
12 33 (4.74%) Configuration Management
13 30 (4.31%) Waterfall
14 27 (3.88%) Release Management
14 27 (3.88%) Load Balancing
15 26 (3.74%) Change Management
15 26 (3.74%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 290 (41.67%) SQL
2 182 (26.15%) Java
3 80 (11.49%) COBOL
4 65 (9.34%) JavaScript
5 61 (8.76%) Perl
6 55 (7.90%) JCL
7 33 (4.74%) PL/SQL
8 23 (3.30%) C#
9 21 (3.02%) Shell Script
10 19 (2.73%) Python
10 19 (2.73%) RPG
11 18 (2.59%) Assembly Language
11 18 (2.59%) REXX
12 17 (2.44%) PL/1
13 16 (2.30%) C
13 16 (2.30%) Korn
14 13 (1.87%) ABAP
15 12 (1.72%) C++
15 12 (1.72%) RPG IV
16 11 (1.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (4.31%) Degree
2 17 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.29%) IBM Certification
4 7 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.72%) CCNP
5 5 (0.72%) CCNA
5 5 (0.72%) ISEB
5 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.29%) ISSAP
7 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) MCSE
8 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.18%) QA
2 8 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 16 (2.30%) vSphere
2 15 (2.16%) FreeRADIUS
3 13 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.72%) Firmware
4 12 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (1.29%) PowerHA
5 9 (1.29%) HDFS
5 9 (1.29%) RACF
6 7 (1.01%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 7 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (1.01%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.57%) XenApp
8 3 (0.43%) Xen
8 3 (0.43%) MetaFrame
8 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (2.16%) OMEGAMON
1 15 (2.16%) Control-M
1 15 (2.16%) Tivoli
2 14 (2.01%) CA Endevor
3 9 (1.29%) CA Spectrum
4 7 (1.01%) Ambari
4 7 (1.01%) Oozie
5 6 (0.86%) Tivoli NetView
5 6 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.86%) Puppet
6 5 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 4 (0.57%) nmon
7 4 (0.57%) Ansible
8 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 2 (0.29%) Foglight
9 2 (0.29%) MAINVIEW
9 2 (0.29%) Nagios
9 2 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 301 (43.25%) Oracle
2 228 (32.76%) IBM
3 89 (12.79%) SAP
4 52 (7.47%) Sybase
5 44 (6.32%) Business Objects
5 44 (6.32%) Microsoft
6 40 (5.75%) VMware
7 33 (4.74%) Teradata
8 30 (4.31%) Cisco
9 29 (4.17%) Informatica
10 27 (3.88%) Tableau
11 24 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 24 (3.45%) Netezza
12 23 (3.30%) Cognos
13 22 (3.16%) HP
14 21 (3.02%) Citrix
14 21 (3.02%) CA
15 20 (2.87%) Sun
16 17 (2.44%) Hortonworks
16 17 (2.44%) CheckPoint
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