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 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 256 255 224
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing DB2 441 400 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.79% 0.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.64% 3.67% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 214 225
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 5
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £27.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
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
12117 10889 10783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.80% 21.64% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8069 6851 6800
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 152 195
Average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £13.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.28 £50.50 £51.30
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 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 28 August 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 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
South East +60 145 £450 +9.09% 9
London -3 140 £475 +6.14% 16
North West -43 44 £445 +9.74% 10
South West +11 34 £450 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire -44 31 £375 -11.76% 5
East of England -15 16 £425 +19.29% 6
West Midlands +4 15 £425 +10.67%
East Midlands -12 15 £442 -26.29% 7
Midlands - 1 - -
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 329 (38.75%) SQL
2 290 (34.16%) UNIX
3 288 (33.92%) Oracle
4 274 (32.27%) IBM
5 247 (29.09%) Finance
6 245 (28.86%) WebSphere
7 239 (28.15%) Java
8 237 (27.92%) Linux
9 171 (20.14%) Mainframe
9 171 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
10 163 (19.20%) SQL Server
11 152 (17.90%) Windows
12 151 (17.79%) AIX
13 139 (16.37%) HTML
14 134 (15.78%) XML
15 124 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
16 115 (13.55%) JavaScript
17 112 (13.19%) CICS
18 111 (13.07%) Relational Database
19 102 (12.01%) Banking
20 98 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
21 94 (11.07%) zOS
22 92 (10.84%) J2EE
22 92 (10.84%) COBOL
23 81 (9.54%) WebSphere MQ
24 79 (9.31%) Sybase
25 78 (9.19%) JCL
25 78 (9.19%) Retail
26 77 (9.07%) Migration
26 77 (9.07%) Solaris

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 245 (28.86%) WebSphere
2 112 (13.19%) CICS
3 98 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 41 (4.83%) MQSeries
5 38 (4.48%) Apache
5 38 (4.48%) SAS
6 36 (4.24%) Tomcat
7 34 (4.00%) JBoss
8 27 (3.18%) WebSphere Portal
9 17 (2.00%) WebSphere Process Server
10 16 (1.88%) IBM HTTP Server
11 15 (1.77%) IIS
12 13 (1.53%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.94%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.94%) Confluence
14 6 (0.71%) NetWeaver
14 6 (0.71%) Commerce Server
15 5 (0.59%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.47%) Mule ESB
16 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 38 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.12%) MS Office
3 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.47%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
1 10 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
1 10 (1.18%) Magento
2 8 (0.94%) Tridion
3 7 (0.82%) Maximo
4 5 (0.59%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.47%) BusinessWare
5 4 (0.47%) Loan IQ
5 4 (0.47%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.35%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.24%) Unica
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
7 2 (0.24%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.24%) Staffware
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.82%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.59%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (5.54%) HTTP
2 24 (2.83%) LDAP
2 24 (2.83%) SSL
3 20 (2.36%) SAN
4 18 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.12%) Internet
4 18 (2.12%) FTP
5 15 (1.77%) Firewall
6 14 (1.65%) SSH
7 10 (1.18%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.71%) VPN
9 5 (0.59%) WAN
10 3 (0.35%) LAN
10 3 (0.35%) Intranet
11 2 (0.24%) SMS
11 2 (0.24%) ATM
11 2 (0.24%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.12%) NAS
12 1 (0.12%) SWIFTNet
12 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 111 (13.07%) Relational Database
3 66 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (6.95%) RDBMS
5 49 (5.77%) MySQL
6 46 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (4.24%) DB2 UDB
7 36 (4.24%) Big Data
8 30 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 30 (3.53%) DbVisualizer
9 23 (2.71%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
11 18 (2.12%) Informix
12 17 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 17 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (1.77%) NoSQL
14 14 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (1.65%) DataStage
14 14 (1.65%) IMS/DB
14 14 (1.65%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 62 (7.30%) Subversion
2 33 (3.89%) Git (software)
3 32 (3.77%) Ant
4 30 (3.53%) JUnit
4 30 (3.53%) Maven
5 28 (3.30%) Selenium
6 27 (3.18%) Eclipse
7 26 (3.06%) Introscope
8 25 (2.94%) ClearCase
9 19 (2.24%) SoapUI
10 18 (2.12%) LoadRunner
11 17 (2.00%) JIRA
11 17 (2.00%) Jenkins
12 16 (1.88%) WebDriver
13 14 (1.65%) HP UFT
14 13 (1.53%) ClearQuest
14 13 (1.53%) Cucumber
15 11 (1.30%) JBehave
16 8 (0.94%) Log4j
16 8 (0.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 247 (29.09%) Finance
2 102 (12.01%) Banking
3 78 (9.19%) Retail
4 21 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.65%) General Ledger
7 13 (1.53%) Spanish Language
8 11 (1.30%) Front Office
9 10 (1.18%) Marketing
10 8 (0.94%) Dutch Language
10 8 (0.94%) French Language
11 7 (0.82%) Billing
11 7 (0.82%) Legal
12 4 (0.47%) Advertising
12 4 (0.47%) Back Office
12 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.47%) Law
13 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.35%) Electronics
13 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 233 (27.44%) Developer
2 153 (18.02%) Analyst
3 81 (9.54%) Java Developer
4 76 (8.95%) Administrator
4 76 (8.95%) DBA
5 55 (6.48%) Consultant
5 55 (6.48%) Architect
6 44 (5.18%) DB2 DBA
7 42 (4.95%) Senior Developer
8 33 (3.89%) Programmer
9 29 (3.42%) Test Analyst
10 26 (3.06%) Tester
11 25 (2.94%) WebSphere Administrator
12 24 (2.83%) Technical Analyst
13 23 (2.71%) Support Analyst
14 22 (2.59%) Ab Initio Developer
15 19 (2.24%) WebSphere Specialist
15 19 (2.24%) Automation Tester
16 18 (2.12%) Designer
17 16 (1.88%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (16.37%) HTML
2 134 (15.78%) XML
3 92 (10.84%) J2EE
4 81 (9.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 71 (8.36%) SOAP
6 64 (7.54%) Middleware
7 63 (7.42%) Spring
8 56 (6.60%) Web Services
8 56 (6.60%) .NET
9 51 (6.01%) JMS
10 49 (5.77%) JSP
11 47 (5.54%) REST
12 45 (5.30%) Hibernate
13 43 (5.06%) Ajax
14 42 (4.95%) CSS
15 39 (4.59%) Struts
16 38 (4.48%) Servlets
17 36 (4.24%) EJB
18 35 (4.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 31 (3.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 171 (20.14%) Mainframe
2 124 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.42%) AS400
4 42 (4.95%) DataPower
5 38 (4.48%) LPAR
6 33 (3.89%) Clustering
7 32 (3.77%) iSeries
8 30 (3.53%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.36%) Computer Science
10 19 (2.24%) N-Tier
10 19 (2.24%) Data Centre
11 18 (2.12%) VSAM
12 17 (2.00%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.41%) Derivative
13 12 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
13 12 (1.41%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.41%) Replication
14 11 (1.30%) PKI
14 11 (1.30%) Web 2.0
14 11 (1.30%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 290 (34.16%) UNIX
2 237 (27.92%) Linux
3 152 (17.90%) Windows
4 151 (17.79%) AIX
5 94 (11.07%) zOS
6 77 (9.07%) Solaris
7 30 (3.53%) MVS
8 15 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.30%) HPUX
10 8 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.82%) OS/400
11 7 (0.82%) Android
12 6 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.71%) OS/390
13 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.35%) SUSE
15 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (9.07%) Migration
3 66 (7.77%) TDD
4 65 (7.66%) ETL
5 62 (7.30%) Performance Tuning
6 61 (7.18%) E-Commerce
7 52 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
9 47 (5.54%) Automated Testing
9 47 (5.54%) SDLC
10 45 (5.30%) Data Modelling
11 40 (4.71%) ITIL
12 37 (4.36%) SOA
13 36 (4.24%) Scrum
14 35 (4.12%) System Testing
15 34 (4.00%) OO
16 33 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
17 30 (3.53%) Change Management
17 30 (3.53%) Project Management
18 28 (3.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 329 (38.75%) SQL
2 239 (28.15%) Java
3 115 (13.55%) JavaScript
4 92 (10.84%) COBOL
5 78 (9.19%) JCL
6 57 (6.71%) Shell Script
7 56 (6.60%) Perl
8 48 (5.65%) Python
9 34 (4.00%) Jython
10 30 (3.53%) C#
11 29 (3.42%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.94%) Korn
12 25 (2.94%) XPath
13 23 (2.71%) PowerShell
14 21 (2.47%) VB
15 20 (2.36%) REXX
16 19 (2.24%) C++
17 18 (2.12%) C
18 16 (1.88%) PHP
18 16 (1.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (3.77%) Degree
2 18 (2.12%) IBM Certification
3 13 (1.53%) CISSP
4 9 (1.06%) ISEB
4 9 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.24%) CCSP
9 2 (0.24%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.24%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 2 (0.24%) CISM
10 1 (0.12%) MBA
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.12%) CCNA
10 1 (0.12%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.95%) QA
2 15 (1.77%) SLA
3 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.35%) COBIT
5 2 (0.24%) TickIT
6 1 (0.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 19 (2.24%) Time Sharing Option
2 18 (2.12%) RACF
3 10 (1.18%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.06%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 6 (0.71%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.59%) GPFS
7 3 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.24%) ClearTrust
8 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.24%) HDFS
9 1 (0.12%) Docker
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.12%) vSphere
9 1 (0.12%) Firmware
9 1 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 40 (4.71%) Tivoli
2 27 (3.18%) Control-M
3 26 (3.06%) CA Wily
4 19 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (2.24%) CA Endevor
5 18 (2.12%) Puppet
6 17 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (1.41%) Ansible
8 8 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (0.94%) MAINVIEW
9 7 (0.82%) OMEGAMON
10 6 (0.71%) zSecure
11 4 (0.47%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.35%) SCCM
12 3 (0.35%) SCOM
13 2 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.24%) Salt
13 2 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 288 (33.92%) Oracle
2 274 (32.27%) IBM
3 79 (9.31%) Sybase
4 59 (6.95%) CA
5 53 (6.24%) SAP
6 49 (5.77%) Microsoft
7 35 (4.12%) Ab Initio
8 27 (3.18%) VMware
9 26 (3.06%) Teradata
10 24 (2.83%) Cisco
10 24 (2.83%) Citrix
11 21 (2.47%) HP
11 21 (2.47%) webMethods
12 17 (2.00%) Informatica
13 16 (1.88%) Red Hat
13 16 (1.88%) TIBCO
14 14 (1.65%) Netezza
15 11 (1.30%) Percona
15 11 (1.30%) Cognos
16 10 (1.18%) ATG
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