The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 283 275 210
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -65
Contract jobs citing DB2 318 282 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.65% 0.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.83% 3.01% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 148 225
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £26.25 £28.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £29.40 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11219 9368 11063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.85% 21.69% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 5842 6414
Average daily rate £390 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 195 228
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.31 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
DB2
UK

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -31 148 £475 +18.75% 33
South East +10 76 £400 +3.22% 8
East of England -17 25 £508 +19.41% 11
Yorkshire +5 19 £350 - 4
South West -18 15 £415 +17.73%
North West -46 14 £350 +4.79% 11
West Midlands -23 6 £420 +5.00%
East Midlands -17 4 - - 3
North East - 1 £295 -
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 309 (40.93%) Oracle
2 299 (39.60%) SQL
3 275 (36.42%) IBM
4 272 (36.03%) Finance
5 233 (30.86%) UNIX
6 213 (28.21%) Java
7 181 (23.97%) Linux
8 180 (23.84%) WebSphere
9 160 (21.19%) Mainframe
10 134 (17.75%) SQL Server
11 127 (16.82%) Banking
12 125 (16.56%) Retail
13 107 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
14 105 (13.91%) AIX
15 97 (12.85%) Relational Database
16 93 (12.32%) Windows
17 87 (11.52%) Oracle Database
18 82 (10.86%) XML
19 81 (10.73%) J2EE
19 81 (10.73%) WebSphere Application Server
20 80 (10.60%) E-Commerce
21 79 (10.46%) CICS
22 74 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
22 74 (9.80%) COBOL
23 71 (9.40%) Internet
24 68 (9.01%) Ab Initio
24 68 (9.01%) Sybase
25 67 (8.87%) RDBMS
26 65 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
27 63 (8.34%) ETL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 180 (23.84%) WebSphere
2 81 (10.73%) WebSphere Application Server
3 79 (10.46%) CICS
4 54 (7.15%) MQSeries
5 29 (3.84%) WebSphere Process Server
6 24 (3.18%) TeamSite
7 20 (2.65%) Confluence
8 19 (2.52%) SAS
9 17 (2.25%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.72%) WebLogic
11 12 (1.59%) IIS
11 12 (1.59%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 11 (1.46%) IBM HTTP Server
12 11 (1.46%) NetWeaver
13 10 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
14 8 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
15 6 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.79%) SharePoint
16 5 (0.66%) CMS
16 5 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.32%) MS Office
3 8 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.53%) SPSS
5 3 (0.40%) MS Project
6 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (2.52%) Tridion
2 14 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.26%) BASE24
4 2 (0.26%) Maximo
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.26%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.13%) BPCS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.13%) Lawson
5 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.13%) Staffware
5 1 (0.13%) Movex
5 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.13%) PaaS
2 1 (0.13%) IaaS
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 71 (9.40%) Internet
2 25 (3.31%) HTTP
3 24 (3.18%) Firewall
4 14 (1.85%) LAN
5 12 (1.59%) SSL
5 12 (1.59%) FTP
6 11 (1.46%) LDAP
6 11 (1.46%) WAN
7 10 (1.32%) Network Security
8 9 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (0.93%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.66%) SNA
10 5 (0.66%) Intranet
11 4 (0.53%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.53%) SAN
12 3 (0.40%) IPv4
12 3 (0.40%) IPv6
12 3 (0.40%) DNS
12 3 (0.40%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 107 (14.17%) Data Warehouse
3 97 (12.85%) Relational Database
4 87 (11.52%) Oracle Database
5 67 (8.87%) RDBMS
6 40 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 30 (3.97%) DataStage
8 25 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (2.65%) MySQL
10 18 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (2.25%) SAP BW
11 17 (2.25%) Big Data
12 15 (1.99%) Oracle9i Database
13 13 (1.72%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.32%) DB2 UDB
15 9 (1.19%) DbVisualizer
15 9 (1.19%) Star Schema
15 9 (1.19%) SQL Navigator
15 9 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (6.36%) Ant
2 42 (5.56%) Subversion
3 38 (5.03%) Eclipse
4 30 (3.97%) JUnit
5 29 (3.84%) JIRA
6 25 (3.31%) Maven
7 23 (3.05%) ClearCase
8 22 (2.91%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 21 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 19 (2.52%) Log4j
11 14 (1.85%) ClearQuest
12 13 (1.72%) ERwin
13 12 (1.59%) Toad
14 11 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 9 (1.19%) QuickTest Pro
16 9 (1.19%) PowerBuilder
16 9 (1.19%) SoapUI
17 6 (0.79%) NWDI
17 6 (0.79%) FitNesse
General
1 272 (36.03%) Finance
2 127 (16.82%) Banking
3 125 (16.56%) Retail
4 41 (5.43%) Manufacturing
5 27 (3.58%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 17 (2.25%) Advertising
8 11 (1.46%) Legal
9 10 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.93%) Publishing
10 7 (0.93%) Games
11 6 (0.79%) Front Office
12 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.40%) Marketing
12 3 (0.40%) Dutch Language
12 3 (0.40%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (29.93%) Developer
2 94 (12.45%) DBA
3 91 (12.05%) Architect
4 84 (11.13%) Analyst
5 70 (9.27%) Java Developer
6 65 (8.61%) DB2 DBA
7 52 (6.89%) Administrator
8 50 (6.62%) Programmer
9 42 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (4.77%) Systems Programmer
11 27 (3.58%) Consultant
12 23 (3.05%) Ab Initio Developer
13 20 (2.65%) Technical Leader
14 17 (2.25%) Systems Analyst
14 17 (2.25%) Project Manager
15 16 (2.12%) Infrastructure Architect
16 15 (1.99%) Tester
17 14 (1.85%) Designer
18 12 (1.59%) Test Analyst
19 11 (1.46%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (10.86%) XML
2 81 (10.73%) J2EE
3 60 (7.95%) HTML
4 57 (7.55%) Middleware
5 51 (6.75%) JMS
6 48 (6.36%) JDBC
7 47 (6.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 46 (6.09%) Web Services
9 45 (5.96%) .NET
10 41 (5.43%) Spring
11 38 (5.03%) JSP
12 33 (4.37%) Hibernate
13 32 (4.24%) Ajax
13 32 (4.24%) CSS
14 31 (4.11%) Servlets
15 30 (3.97%) EJB
16 29 (3.84%) SOAP
17 28 (3.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 27 (3.58%) XSLT
19 24 (3.18%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 160 (21.19%) Mainframe
2 54 (7.15%) DataPower
3 31 (4.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 30 (3.97%) Online Banking
5 29 (3.84%) Replication
6 22 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 20 (2.65%) Web 2.0
8 16 (2.12%) iSeries
9 15 (1.99%) Derivative
10 13 (1.72%) AS400
11 12 (1.59%) EPoS
12 10 (1.32%) Clustering
13 8 (1.06%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.06%) Visualisation
13 8 (1.06%) Open Source
14 7 (0.93%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.93%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.93%) Credit Risk
15 6 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 233 (30.86%) UNIX
2 181 (23.97%) Linux
3 105 (13.91%) AIX
4 93 (12.32%) Windows
5 57 (7.55%) zOS
6 48 (6.36%) Solaris
7 21 (2.78%) HPUX
8 14 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (1.19%) VMS
11 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.93%) SUSE
12 6 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.66%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.53%) Android
14 4 (0.53%) MVS
14 4 (0.53%) OS/400
15 3 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.40%) i5/OS
15 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (10.60%) E-Commerce
2 74 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (8.34%) ETL
5 56 (7.42%) Migration
6 53 (7.02%) Data Modelling
7 52 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (6.36%) ITIL
9 45 (5.96%) OO
10 44 (5.83%) Multithreading
11 43 (5.70%) Waterfall
12 41 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
13 38 (5.03%) SOA
14 37 (4.90%) UML
15 36 (4.77%) TDD
16 34 (4.50%) Incident Management
17 32 (4.24%) Change Management
18 28 (3.71%) RAD
19 27 (3.58%) Scrum
20 26 (3.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 299 (39.60%) SQL
2 213 (28.21%) Java
3 74 (9.80%) COBOL
4 58 (7.68%) Perl
5 57 (7.55%) JavaScript
5 57 (7.55%) Shell Script
6 42 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 41 (5.43%) JCL
8 39 (5.17%) C
9 36 (4.77%) C#
10 30 (3.97%) Python
11 25 (3.31%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.65%) XPath
13 13 (1.72%) REXX
13 13 (1.72%) C++
13 13 (1.72%) RPG
14 12 (1.59%) Korn
15 7 (0.93%) RPG IV
15 7 (0.93%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (6.36%) Degree
2 13 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.46%) ISEB
4 8 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.93%) CISM
5 7 (0.93%) CISSP
6 6 (0.79%) IBM Certification
7 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.40%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 3 (0.40%) CCA
8 3 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Brainbench
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.03%) QA
2 24 (3.18%) SLA
3 6 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.40%) Basel II
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 11 (1.46%) RACF
3 8 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.06%) Platform Symphony
4 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 5 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.40%) PowerHA
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.13%) Snort
8 1 (0.13%) Squid
8 1 (0.13%) Xen
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.13%) KVM
8 1 (0.13%) qmail
8 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.13%) OpenSSH
8 1 (0.13%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 59 (7.81%) Tivoli
2 33 (4.37%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 17 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.46%) Control-M
5 10 (1.32%) MAINVIEW
6 9 (1.19%) Data Guard
7 8 (1.06%) Puppet
8 7 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.93%) CA Endevor
8 7 (0.93%) Tivoli NetView
9 6 (0.79%) SAP Afaria
10 5 (0.66%) nmon
11 4 (0.53%) OMEGAMON
11 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
12 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.26%) SCOM
13 1 (0.13%) SCCM
13 1 (0.13%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 309 (40.93%) Oracle
2 275 (36.42%) IBM
3 68 (9.01%) Sybase
3 68 (9.01%) Ab Initio
4 54 (7.15%) HP
5 34 (4.50%) Microsoft
6 31 (4.11%) SAP
7 28 (3.71%) LogLogic
8 23 (3.05%) webMethods
9 21 (2.78%) ATG
10 19 (2.52%) Blue Martini
10 19 (2.52%) Elastic Path
10 19 (2.52%) Cognos
10 19 (2.52%) Cisco
10 19 (2.52%) Interwoven
11 18 (2.38%) Business Objects
11 18 (2.38%) BMC
12 17 (2.25%) JBoss
12 17 (2.25%) VMware
13 16 (2.12%) Teradata
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Midlands
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