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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 291 267 243
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -24
Contract jobs citing DB2 333 350 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.72% 0.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.14% 3.30% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 206 166
Average daily rate
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£440 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £284 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.50% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £15.30 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.00 £51.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%
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
10598 10606 9344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.28% 21.84% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6968 6718 5826
Average daily rate £405 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 168 196
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +26.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.36 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 31 March 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 31 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
London -24 141 £475 - 32
South East -60 54 £463 +15.62% 7
North West +18 47 £439 +17.85% 3
East of England +17 31 £342 -15.03% 1
Yorkshire -6 26 £400 -3.03% 4
East Midlands +6 12 - - 5
South West -9 10 £463 +10.11% 3
West Midlands -6 6 £425 +1.19% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - - 2
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 279 (42.21%) SQL
2 245 (37.07%) Oracle
3 213 (32.22%) IBM
4 193 (29.20%) UNIX
5 184 (27.84%) Java
6 154 (23.30%) Finance
7 143 (21.63%) Linux
7 143 (21.63%) Mainframe
8 120 (18.15%) WebSphere
9 116 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
10 115 (17.40%) SQL Server
11 103 (15.58%) Windows
12 93 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
13 91 (13.77%) COBOL
13 91 (13.77%) Banking
14 86 (13.01%) AIX
15 83 (12.56%) XML
15 83 (12.56%) CICS
15 83 (12.56%) Relational Database
16 81 (12.25%) ETL
17 70 (10.59%) SAP
17 70 (10.59%) HTML
18 69 (10.44%) Data Modelling
19 68 (10.29%) JavaScript
20 67 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
21 65 (9.83%) Retail
22 64 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
23 63 (9.53%) JCL
24 61 (9.23%) Web Services
25 55 (8.32%) SAS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 120 (18.15%) WebSphere
2 83 (12.56%) CICS
3 55 (8.32%) SAS
4 52 (7.87%) WebSphere Application Server
5 40 (6.05%) Apache
6 38 (5.75%) Tomcat
7 25 (3.78%) JBoss
8 23 (3.48%) NetWeaver
9 21 (3.18%) IIS
10 20 (3.03%) MQSeries
11 16 (2.42%) WebLogic
12 15 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
13 11 (1.66%) WebSphere Process Server
14 7 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
14 7 (1.06%) Confluence
14 7 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
15 5 (0.76%) Commerce Server
16 4 (0.61%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.61%) Apache Pig
17 3 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.06%) SPSS
3 5 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.76%) MS Office
4 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
1 9 (1.36%) Maximo
2 5 (0.76%) Staffware
2 5 (0.76%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.61%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (0.61%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.45%) Magento
4 3 (0.45%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.45%) BusinessWare
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.15%) Summit
6 1 (0.15%) HFM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (6.81%) HTTP
2 29 (4.39%) Firewall
3 20 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.72%) SAN
5 17 (2.57%) WAN
6 16 (2.42%) LAN
6 16 (2.42%) Internet
7 11 (1.66%) Network Security
7 11 (1.66%) FTP
8 10 (1.51%) VPN
9 9 (1.36%) HTTPS
9 9 (1.36%) Ethernet
9 9 (1.36%) VLAN
9 9 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (1.36%) BGP
9 9 (1.36%) IPsec
9 9 (1.36%) NetScaler
9 9 (1.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (1.36%) Cisco ISE
9 9 (1.36%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (17.40%) SQL Server
2 93 (14.07%) Data Warehouse
3 83 (12.56%) Relational Database
4 45 (6.81%) RDBMS
5 38 (5.75%) DataStage
6 28 (4.24%) Hadoop
7 25 (3.78%) MySQL
8 24 (3.63%) SAP BW
9 22 (3.33%) Base SAS
10 21 (3.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 20 (3.03%) Oracle Database
12 18 (2.72%) Big Data
12 18 (2.72%) DB2 UDB
13 17 (2.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 16 (2.42%) QlikView
15 15 (2.27%) SAP HANA
16 14 (2.12%) IBM InfoSphere
17 13 (1.97%) NoSQL
18 12 (1.82%) MongoDB
18 12 (1.82%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 38 (5.75%) JUnit
2 26 (3.93%) Subversion
2 26 (3.93%) Maven
3 25 (3.78%) Eclipse
4 24 (3.63%) Selenium
5 18 (2.72%) JIRA
6 16 (2.42%) Ant
7 11 (1.66%) ClearCase
8 10 (1.51%) Git (software)
9 9 (1.36%) CA Gen
10 8 (1.21%) Redmine
10 8 (1.21%) jMock
11 7 (1.06%) ERwin
11 7 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (1.06%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 6 (0.91%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.91%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.76%) Mockito
13 5 (0.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 154 (23.30%) Finance
2 91 (13.77%) Banking
3 65 (9.83%) Retail
4 24 (3.63%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.36%) Back Office
7 8 (1.21%) Front Office
7 8 (1.21%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.21%) Spanish Language
8 6 (0.91%) Marketing
9 4 (0.61%) Legal
10 3 (0.45%) German Language
10 3 (0.45%) Law
10 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (34.04%) Developer
2 95 (14.37%) Architect
3 77 (11.65%) Analyst
4 68 (10.29%) Java Developer
5 62 (9.38%) DBA
6 42 (6.35%) Consultant
7 39 (5.90%) Administrator
7 39 (5.90%) DB2 DBA
8 34 (5.14%) Programmer
9 27 (4.08%) Mainframe Developer
10 24 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (3.33%) Data Architect
12 20 (3.03%) Project Manager
13 19 (2.87%) Technical Architect
13 19 (2.87%) Technical Analyst
14 17 (2.57%) SAS Developer
14 17 (2.57%) Designer
15 16 (2.42%) Systems Programmer
16 15 (2.27%) Senior Developer
17 14 (2.12%) CICS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (12.56%) XML
2 70 (10.59%) HTML
3 61 (9.23%) Web Services
4 49 (7.41%) Spring
5 47 (7.11%) JMS
6 42 (6.35%) Middleware
6 42 (6.35%) J2EE
7 40 (6.05%) .NET
8 36 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
8 36 (5.45%) JSON
9 35 (5.30%) JSP
10 34 (5.14%) SOAP
10 34 (5.14%) Hibernate
11 31 (4.69%) CSS
12 26 (3.93%) JDBC
12 26 (3.93%) REST
13 23 (3.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 22 (3.33%) RESTful
15 19 (2.87%) Ajax
16 18 (2.72%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 143 (21.63%) Mainframe
2 67 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (6.35%) IBM Mainframe
4 28 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.78%) Derivative
6 17 (2.57%) Open Source
7 16 (2.42%) VSAM
8 15 (2.27%) AS400
8 15 (2.27%) Clustering
8 15 (2.27%) Data Structures
9 14 (2.12%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.97%) Replication
10 13 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (1.97%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.51%) iSeries
11 10 (1.51%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.36%) DataPower
13 8 (1.21%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.21%) LPAR
14 7 (1.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 193 (29.20%) UNIX
2 143 (21.63%) Linux
3 103 (15.58%) Windows
4 86 (13.01%) AIX
5 50 (7.56%) zOS
6 17 (2.57%) Solaris
7 10 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (1.36%) SUSE
9 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.76%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (0.76%) HPUX
10 5 (0.76%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.61%) OS/400
11 4 (0.61%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.61%) i5/OS
11 4 (0.61%) MVS
11 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (12.25%) ETL
3 69 (10.44%) Data Modelling
4 64 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (7.56%) E-Commerce
6 49 (7.41%) Migration
7 39 (5.90%) TDD
8 37 (5.60%) Scrum
9 36 (5.45%) SOA
9 36 (5.45%) Release Management
10 35 (5.30%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (5.30%) Project Management
11 31 (4.69%) ITIL
12 29 (4.39%) Configuration Management
13 28 (4.24%) OO
14 27 (4.08%) Change Management
15 25 (3.78%) Unit Testing
16 24 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (3.48%) Waterfall
18 21 (3.18%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 279 (42.21%) SQL
2 184 (27.84%) Java
3 91 (13.77%) COBOL
4 68 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 63 (9.53%) JCL
6 44 (6.66%) Perl
7 30 (4.54%) Assembly Language
8 27 (4.08%) REXX
9 23 (3.48%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.87%) PL/1
11 18 (2.72%) Python
12 16 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.42%) Korn
13 13 (1.97%) ABAP
14 11 (1.66%) RPG
14 11 (1.66%) C#
14 11 (1.66%) SAS Macro
14 11 (1.66%) Bash Shell
15 10 (1.51%) SELCOPY
15 10 (1.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (6.05%) Degree
2 14 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.51%) IBM Certification
4 7 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.76%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (0.76%) ISEB
6 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CCNP
8 1 (0.15%) CCNA
8 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.32%) QA
2 7 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (1.82%) RACF
2 9 (1.36%) vSphere
2 9 (1.36%) FreeRADIUS
3 8 (1.21%) Firmware
4 7 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.06%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 6 (0.91%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.91%) HDFS
6 5 (0.76%) PowerHA
6 5 (0.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.45%) Xen
9 1 (0.15%) iptables
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
9 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.15%) XenApp
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.15%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (2.27%) CA Endevor
2 14 (2.12%) Tivoli
3 12 (1.82%) Control-M
4 7 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (0.91%) Puppet
5 6 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.76%) OMEGAMON
6 5 (0.76%) Nagios
6 5 (0.76%) Tivoli NetView
6 5 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.61%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.61%) Ambari
7 4 (0.61%) Oozie
7 4 (0.61%) MAINVIEW
8 3 (0.45%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.30%) nmon
9 2 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 245 (37.07%) Oracle
2 213 (32.22%) IBM
3 70 (10.59%) SAP
4 42 (6.35%) Sybase
5 36 (5.45%) Business Objects
6 34 (5.14%) Teradata
7 32 (4.84%) Microsoft
8 31 (4.69%) Informatica
9 30 (4.54%) CA
10 27 (4.08%) Tableau
11 24 (3.63%) VMware
12 21 (3.18%) Netezza
13 18 (2.72%) Cognos
13 18 (2.72%) HP
14 17 (2.57%) Cisco
15 16 (2.42%) TIBCO
16 15 (2.27%) BMC
17 14 (2.12%) Greenplum
18 13 (1.97%) Ab Initio
18 13 (1.97%) Hortonworks
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