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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 256 185 233
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +48
Contract jobs citing DB2 408 528 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 1.10% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.83% 4.82% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 315 224
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £112.50 £31.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £16.04 £29.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £53.26 £46.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £145.00 £27.00 £32.57
% change year-on-year
+437.03% -17.08%
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
10655 10957 10720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.31% 22.92% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7050 6893 6382
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 £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 218 278
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £16.00 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

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 22 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

DB2 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 October 2014. 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 -50 193 £473 -0.52% 24
South East -63 52 £345 -13.75% 8
North West +4 50 £422 +12.83% 10
South West -16 28 £600 +65.51% 1
Yorkshire -13 26 £425 +9.67% 2
East Midlands +21 25 £425 - 1
East of England -11 24 £550 +69.23% 7
West Midlands -13 8 £400 +1.58% 2
North East - 4 £305 - 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 358 (47.86%) Oracle
2 283 (37.83%) SQL
3 257 (34.36%) IBM
4 227 (30.35%) Linux
5 203 (27.14%) UNIX
6 187 (25.00%) Finance
7 180 (24.06%) SQL Server
8 168 (22.46%) Java
9 163 (21.79%) WebSphere
10 162 (21.66%) Mainframe
11 125 (16.71%) Windows
12 122 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
13 111 (14.84%) Relational Database
14 110 (14.71%) AIX
15 99 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
15 99 (13.24%) Banking
16 94 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
17 92 (12.30%) Retail
18 89 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
19 81 (10.83%) JavaScript
20 73 (9.76%) ETL
21 71 (9.49%) HTML
21 71 (9.49%) SAP
22 70 (9.36%) Migration
23 69 (9.22%) XML
24 68 (9.09%) Data Modelling
24 68 (9.09%) CICS
25 67 (8.96%) COBOL
26 62 (8.29%) Sybase
27 61 (8.16%) J2EE

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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
1 163 (21.79%) WebSphere
2 68 (9.09%) CICS
3 52 (6.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 49 (6.55%) MQSeries
5 42 (5.61%) SAS
6 32 (4.28%) Apache
7 30 (4.01%) Oracle Workflow
8 21 (2.81%) NetWeaver
9 19 (2.54%) Tomcat
10 17 (2.27%) IIS
11 14 (1.87%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.87%) JBoss
12 12 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (1.07%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.94%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.53%) TPMS
16 4 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
16 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
17 3 (0.40%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 27 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.14%) MS Office
3 6 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.67%) SPSS
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.60%) SAP ERP
2 9 (1.20%) Google Analytics
3 6 (0.80%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.67%) Maximo
4 5 (0.67%) Misys Midas
4 5 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.53%) Staffware
6 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.27%) AWD
6 2 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.27%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.27%) Agresso
7 1 (0.13%) Tridion
7 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) IaaS
1 3 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.48%) Internet
2 27 (3.61%) HTTP
3 23 (3.07%) Firewall
4 17 (2.27%) FTP
4 17 (2.27%) SAN
5 16 (2.14%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.14%) VPN
6 15 (2.01%) SSL
6 15 (2.01%) Network Security
7 14 (1.87%) DNS
8 13 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (1.60%) VLAN
9 12 (1.60%) Cisco ISE
9 12 (1.60%) NetScaler
9 12 (1.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (1.60%) IPsec
9 12 (1.60%) Ethernet
9 12 (1.60%) BGP
10 9 (1.20%) LDAP
10 9 (1.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (24.06%) SQL Server
2 111 (14.84%) Relational Database
3 99 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (8.02%) Oracle Database
5 55 (7.35%) RDBMS
6 50 (6.68%) Hadoop
7 38 (5.08%) MySQL
8 37 (4.95%) DataStage
9 33 (4.41%) Big Data
10 20 (2.67%) NoSQL
11 19 (2.54%) SAP BW
12 17 (2.27%) Sybase ASE
12 17 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 16 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (2.01%) OLAP
14 15 (2.01%) Data Mining
14 15 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (1.87%) Apache Hive
15 14 (1.87%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 46 (6.15%) ClearCase
2 34 (4.55%) ClearQuest
3 29 (3.88%) Eclipse
4 28 (3.74%) Selenium
5 27 (3.61%) Maven
6 26 (3.48%) JUnit
7 21 (2.81%) JIRA
8 18 (2.41%) Ant
9 15 (2.01%) Subversion
9 15 (2.01%) LoadRunner
10 14 (1.87%) QuickTest Pro
10 14 (1.87%) ERwin
11 13 (1.74%) Git (software)
12 12 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (1.34%) SoapUI
14 9 (1.20%) Redmine
15 7 (0.94%) Checkstyle
15 7 (0.94%) Mockito
16 6 (0.80%) MyEclipse
16 6 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 187 (25.00%) Finance
2 99 (13.24%) Banking
3 92 (12.30%) Retail
4 33 (4.41%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.41%) Marketing
5 18 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.60%) Advertising
7 10 (1.34%) Spanish Language
7 10 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.80%) Front Office
8 6 (0.80%) Games
9 5 (0.67%) Back Office
9 5 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.53%) Publishing
11 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.40%) Legal
11 3 (0.40%) French Language
11 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 219 (29.28%) Developer
2 115 (15.37%) Architect
3 106 (14.17%) Analyst
4 65 (8.69%) DBA
5 58 (7.75%) Consultant
6 46 (6.15%) Java Developer
7 41 (5.48%) Administrator
8 38 (5.08%) DB2 DBA
9 37 (4.95%) Technical Architect
10 28 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (3.21%) Senior Developer
12 21 (2.81%) Data Architect
12 21 (2.81%) Systems Analyst
13 19 (2.54%) Tester
14 17 (2.27%) Programmer
14 17 (2.27%) Support Analyst
15 15 (2.01%) WebSphere Developer
15 15 (2.01%) ETL Developer
15 15 (2.01%) Project Manager
16 14 (1.87%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.49%) HTML
2 69 (9.22%) XML
3 61 (8.16%) J2EE
4 50 (6.68%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 49 (6.55%) Web Services
6 44 (5.88%) JSP
7 39 (5.21%) Spring
8 37 (4.95%) .NET
9 36 (4.81%) WebSphere MQ
10 30 (4.01%) CSS
11 29 (3.88%) Middleware
12 26 (3.48%) JMS
13 21 (2.81%) Hibernate
14 20 (2.67%) Java EE
14 20 (2.67%) SAP Basis
15 19 (2.54%) SOAP
16 18 (2.41%) Struts
17 17 (2.27%) JDBC
17 17 (2.27%) XSLT
18 16 (2.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 162 (21.66%) Mainframe
2 94 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.28%) Management Information System
4 45 (6.02%) IBM Mainframe
5 29 (3.88%) Data Structures
6 24 (3.21%) Replication
7 20 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.54%) Clustering
9 18 (2.41%) Open Source
10 16 (2.14%) Client/Server
10 16 (2.14%) AS400
10 16 (2.14%) VSAM
11 15 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
12 13 (1.74%) iSeries
13 12 (1.60%) CLARiiON
13 12 (1.60%) Symmetrix
14 11 (1.47%) Algorithms
15 10 (1.34%) Visualisation
16 8 (1.07%) PKI
16 8 (1.07%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 227 (30.35%) Linux
2 203 (27.14%) UNIX
3 125 (16.71%) Windows
4 110 (14.71%) AIX
5 37 (4.95%) Solaris
5 37 (4.95%) zOS
6 30 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (3.48%) SUSE
8 13 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (1.60%) HPUX
10 9 (1.20%) MVS
11 4 (0.53%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.53%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.40%) OS/400
12 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.27%) i5/OS
13 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (9.76%) ETL
4 70 (9.36%) Migration
5 68 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 52 (6.95%) Analytics
7 49 (6.55%) E-Commerce
7 49 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
9 40 (5.35%) Workflow
10 39 (5.21%) Scrum
11 37 (4.95%) Service Delivery
12 35 (4.68%) Waterfall
13 33 (4.41%) Project Management
13 33 (4.41%) Configuration Management
13 33 (4.41%) OO
14 32 (4.28%) TOGAF
15 31 (4.14%) SOA
16 30 (4.01%) TDD
16 30 (4.01%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (37.83%) SQL
2 168 (22.46%) Java
3 81 (10.83%) JavaScript
4 67 (8.96%) COBOL
5 61 (8.16%) Perl
6 39 (5.21%) JCL
7 29 (3.88%) C#
8 28 (3.74%) Python
8 28 (3.74%) Shell Script
9 27 (3.61%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.54%) C
11 17 (2.27%) C++
12 15 (2.01%) RPG
13 12 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.60%) RPG IV
14 11 (1.47%) REXX
15 10 (1.34%) Korn
15 10 (1.34%) Delphi
16 8 (1.07%) RPG/400
16 8 (1.07%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 39 (5.21%) Degree
3 32 (4.28%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.87%) ISEB
5 11 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.67%) CCNP
6 5 (0.67%) CCNA
7 4 (0.53%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.27%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.27%) PMP
9 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.13%) MCSE
10 1 (0.13%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CISSP
10 1 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.48%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.53%) SLA
3 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (1.87%) RACF
2 13 (1.74%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (1.74%) vSphere
3 12 (1.60%) FreeRADIUS
4 10 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.20%) Firmware
6 7 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.94%) HDFS
7 6 (0.80%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.67%) PowerHA
8 5 (0.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 3 (0.40%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.40%) XenApp
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.13%) Xen
11 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (3.74%) Tivoli
2 16 (2.14%) Control-M
3 13 (1.74%) OMEGAMON
4 8 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (0.94%) Puppet
5 7 (0.94%) Ansible
5 7 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.80%) CA Endevor
6 6 (0.80%) Oozie
6 6 (0.80%) Ambari
6 6 (0.80%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (0.53%) nmon
9 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.40%) Foglight
10 2 (0.27%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.27%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 358 (47.86%) Oracle
2 257 (34.36%) IBM
3 71 (9.49%) SAP
4 62 (8.29%) Sybase
5 46 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 38 (5.08%) Red Hat
7 33 (4.41%) VMware
8 32 (4.28%) Cisco
9 30 (4.01%) Business Objects
9 30 (4.01%) HP
10 28 (3.74%) Tableau
11 27 (3.61%) Sun
12 25 (3.34%) EMC
13 22 (2.94%) Teradata
14 18 (2.41%) Citrix
15 15 (2.01%) Ab Initio
15 15 (2.01%) Cognos
16 14 (1.87%) CA
17 13 (1.74%) Hortonworks
18 12 (1.60%) Canoo
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