The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 284 281 342
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +61
Contract jobs citing DB2 393 370 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.73% 0.55%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.51% 3.18% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 195 159
Median daily rate £400 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
11191 11626 11556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.96% 22.95% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7653 7609 7400
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 160 202
Median hourly rate £33.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.35 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £46.09 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 146 £450 -5.26% 14
South East -19 67 £408 -4.11% 6
North West -4 59 £385 - 4
East of England +3 31 £375 +9.64% 6
Yorkshire -3 25 £363 -9.37% 1
North East - 25 £320 -
East Midlands +14 17 £388 - 2
South West +11 16 £275 -38.20%
West Midlands -11 4 £375 -11.76% 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for DB2.

1 317 (44.84%) Oracle
2 300 (42.43%) SQL
3 250 (35.36%) IBM
4 238 (33.66%) Linux
5 219 (30.98%) Unix
6 211 (29.84%) WebSphere
7 208 (29.42%) Java
8 175 (24.75%) SQL Server
9 172 (24.33%) Finance
10 155 (21.92%) Windows
11 147 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
12 114 (16.12%) AIX
13 108 (15.28%) Mainframe
14 107 (15.13%) XML
15 101 (14.29%) COBOL
16 96 (13.58%) JavaScript
17 95 (13.44%) J2EE
18 93 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
19 92 (13.01%) Banking
20 89 (12.59%) CICS
21 88 (12.45%) HTML
22 77 (10.89%) Web Services
23 76 (10.75%) ITIL
24 74 (10.47%) Change Management
25 69 (9.76%) zOS
26 67 (9.48%) Middleware
26 67 (9.48%) WebSphere Application Server
27 63 (8.91%) Perl
27 63 (8.91%) Tivoli
27 63 (8.91%) VMware

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 211 (29.84%) WebSphere
2 89 (12.59%) CICS
3 67 (9.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 43 (6.08%) WebLogic
5 31 (4.38%) Apache
5 31 (4.38%) IIS
6 27 (3.82%) JBoss
7 17 (2.40%) MQSeries
8 9 (1.27%) IBM HTTP Server
8 9 (1.27%) iPlanet
8 9 (1.27%) NetWeaver
8 9 (1.27%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
9 8 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.99%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.99%) SAS
11 5 (0.71%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.71%) Node.js
11 5 (0.71%) Smallworld
Applications
1 33 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.42%) SPSS
5 1 (0.14%) MS Office
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.70%) Magento
2 8 (1.13%) assyst
3 6 (0.85%) BusinessWare
3 6 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.85%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.71%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.42%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.28%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.28%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.28%) Staffware
6 2 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
6 2 (0.28%) Unica
7 1 (0.14%) AWD
7 1 (0.14%) Misys Equation
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.14%) IaaS
3 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.14%) PaaS
3 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 32 (4.53%) Firewall
2 32 (4.53%) HTTP
2 32 (4.53%) SAN
2 32 (4.53%) SSL
3 24 (3.39%) Internet
4 17 (2.40%) DNS
4 17 (2.40%) Network Security
5 12 (1.70%) FTP
5 12 (1.70%) SNMP
6 10 (1.41%) WinSCP
7 8 (1.13%) Intranet
7 8 (1.13%) SMTP
8 7 (0.99%) VPN
9 6 (0.85%) DMZ
9 6 (0.85%) LDAP
9 6 (0.85%) SSH
10 5 (0.71%) Converged Networks
10 5 (0.71%) VLAN
11 4 (0.57%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (8.35%) Relational Database
4 40 (5.66%) MySQL
5 35 (4.95%) Oracle Database
6 31 (4.38%) Hadoop
6 31 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (3.68%) IBM InfoSphere
8 25 (3.54%) NoSQL
9 24 (3.39%) RDBMS
10 19 (2.69%) DataStage
10 19 (2.69%) MongoDB
11 18 (2.55%) DB2 UDB
11 18 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (2.26%) Big Data
13 14 (1.98%) Neo4j
14 13 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (1.56%) Oracle ODI
16 11 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (6.36%) Subversion
2 22 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.69%) Selenium
4 16 (2.26%) ClearCase
4 16 (2.26%) JUnit
5 15 (2.12%) Ant
6 14 (1.98%) Eclipse
6 14 (1.98%) HP UFT
6 14 (1.98%) JIRA
7 12 (1.70%) WebDriver
8 11 (1.56%) Maven
8 11 (1.56%) Rational Application Developer
9 10 (1.41%) Appium
9 10 (1.41%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.27%) PHPUnit
10 9 (1.27%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.13%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.13%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
11 8 (1.13%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 172 (24.33%) Finance
2 92 (13.01%) Banking
3 48 (6.79%) Retail
4 24 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.13%) Marketing
6 8 (1.13%) Spanish Language
7 7 (0.99%) Legal
8 6 (0.85%) Automotive
8 6 (0.85%) Back Office
8 6 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 5 (0.71%) Games
9 5 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.57%) Front Office
11 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (28.29%) Developer
2 97 (13.72%) Analyst
3 78 (11.03%) Architect
4 57 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 53 (7.50%) DBA
6 42 (5.94%) Administrator
7 38 (5.37%) DB2 Developer
8 36 (5.09%) Consultant
9 35 (4.95%) DB2 DBA
10 33 (4.67%) COBOL Developer
11 27 (3.82%) Linux Specialist
12 23 (3.25%) Linux Operator
12 23 (3.25%) Mainframe Developer
13 22 (3.11%) Citrix Specialist
13 22 (3.11%) VMware Specialist
14 21 (2.97%) Data Analyst
15 19 (2.69%) SQL Developer
15 19 (2.69%) Tester
15 19 (2.69%) WebSphere Developer
16 18 (2.55%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (15.13%) XML
2 95 (13.44%) J2EE
3 88 (12.45%) HTML
4 77 (10.89%) Web Services
5 67 (9.48%) Middleware
6 54 (7.64%) WebSphere MQ
7 44 (6.22%) JSP
8 40 (5.66%) Struts
9 38 (5.37%) SOAP
10 34 (4.81%) JMS
11 33 (4.67%) Hibernate
12 32 (4.53%) Spring
13 29 (4.10%) Ajax
13 29 (4.10%) CSS
13 29 (4.10%) RESTful
14 28 (3.96%) .NET
14 28 (3.96%) EJB
15 27 (3.82%) IBM Integration Bus
16 24 (3.39%) XSD
16 24 (3.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 108 (15.28%) Mainframe
2 93 (13.15%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (8.63%) Data Centre
4 58 (8.20%) AS400
5 51 (7.21%) iSeries
6 46 (6.51%) IBM Mainframe
7 25 (3.54%) VSAM
8 24 (3.39%) Clustering
9 19 (2.69%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.40%) Replication
11 14 (1.98%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.84%) Web 2.0
13 11 (1.56%) Public Cloud
14 9 (1.27%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.13%) FMCG
15 8 (1.13%) N-Tier
15 8 (1.13%) PMI
16 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (0.99%) Private Cloud
17 6 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 238 (33.66%) Linux
2 219 (30.98%) Unix
3 155 (21.92%) Windows
4 114 (16.12%) AIX
5 69 (9.76%) zOS
6 42 (5.94%) Windows Server
7 36 (5.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (3.96%) Solaris
9 26 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.83%) MVS
11 13 (1.84%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.41%) SUSE
13 9 (1.27%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.13%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.42%) CentOS
17 2 (0.28%) Android
17 2 (0.28%) HPUX
18 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (10.75%) ITIL
3 74 (10.47%) Change Management
4 62 (8.77%) ETL
5 58 (8.20%) Incident Management
6 57 (8.06%) SDLC
7 56 (7.92%) Data Modelling
8 50 (7.07%) Migration
9 46 (6.51%) Performance Tuning
10 41 (5.80%) SOA
11 40 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
11 40 (5.66%) Project Management
11 40 (5.66%) Scrum
12 38 (5.37%) High Availability
13 35 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (4.95%) TDD
14 34 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
14 34 (4.81%) E-Commerce
15 28 (3.96%) Configuration Management
15 28 (3.96%) OO
Programming Languages
1 300 (42.43%) SQL
2 208 (29.42%) Java
3 101 (14.29%) COBOL
4 96 (13.58%) JavaScript
5 63 (8.91%) Perl
6 60 (8.49%) Shell Script
7 53 (7.50%) JCL
8 46 (6.51%) C++
9 34 (4.81%) Python
10 27 (3.82%) VB
11 26 (3.68%) C#
12 25 (3.54%) C
13 22 (3.11%) Bash Shell
14 20 (2.83%) Korn
15 18 (2.55%) Assembly Language
16 15 (2.12%) REXX
17 14 (1.98%) PHP
18 12 (1.70%) Jython
19 11 (1.56%) PL/SQL
20 9 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (8.63%) Security Cleared
2 48 (6.79%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.96%) Degree
4 11 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.41%) AAT
5 10 (1.41%) ISEB
6 8 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.99%) CISSP
8 6 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (0.85%) CCSP
8 6 (0.85%) CISM
9 5 (0.71%) CCNA
9 5 (0.71%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.71%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.28%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.28%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.38%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.69%) QA
3 14 (1.98%) SLA
4 7 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.85%) COBIT
6 3 (0.42%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) COREP
8 1 (0.14%) FINREP
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) SEPA
8 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 34 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.26%) Time Sharing Option
4 11 (1.56%) vSphere
5 9 (1.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 9 (1.27%) RACF
6 6 (0.85%) ClearTrust
6 6 (0.85%) Docker
6 6 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.42%) Firmware
9 2 (0.28%) HDFS
9 2 (0.28%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.14%) ACF2
10 1 (0.14%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.14%) GPFS
10 1 (0.14%) NFS
10 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 63 (8.91%) Tivoli
2 25 (3.54%) Control-M
3 20 (2.83%) MOM
4 19 (2.69%) QRadar
5 18 (2.55%) HP SiteScope
6 14 (1.98%) Puppet
7 11 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (1.41%) Data Guard
9 9 (1.27%) Tivoli NetView
10 7 (0.99%) HP UCMDB
10 7 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.85%) CA Endevor
11 6 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.71%) Ansible
12 5 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.71%) SCCM
13 4 (0.57%) collectd
13 4 (0.57%) OMEGAMON
13 4 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 317 (44.84%) Oracle
2 250 (35.36%) IBM
3 63 (8.91%) VMware
4 59 (8.35%) HP
4 59 (8.35%) Sybase
5 54 (7.64%) Microsoft
6 42 (5.94%) Red Hat
7 41 (5.80%) SAP
8 39 (5.52%) CA
9 35 (4.95%) Citrix
10 34 (4.81%) Cisco
11 25 (3.54%) BMC
11 25 (3.54%) Teradata
12 22 (3.11%) Ab Initio
13 21 (2.97%) ServiceNow
14 19 (2.69%) Informatica
15 18 (2.55%) Netezza
16 17 (2.40%) Pega
17 13 (1.84%) F5
18 12 (1.70%) BEA
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £675 - £775 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Anglia
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago