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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 240 276 262
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -14
Contract jobs citing DB2 434 322 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.87% 0.67% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.86% 3.15% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 178 146
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.07%
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
11236 10235 9690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.60% 21.37% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7476 6463 5945
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 154 215
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.87 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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
London +42 167 £450 - 33
South East +25 128 £400 -11.11% 8
North West -5 43 £385 +1.31% 7
Yorkshire -25 22 £375 +2.04% 7
East Midlands -3 18 £450 -30.76% 3
East of England -19 18 £425 +21.42% 4
South West -1 13 £450 - 1
West Midlands +5 11 £438 +36.71% 6
Midlands +2 4 - -
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 319 (39.97%) SQL
2 247 (30.95%) Oracle
3 246 (30.83%) IBM
4 233 (29.20%) UNIX
5 229 (28.70%) Java
6 221 (27.69%) Finance
7 198 (24.81%) WebSphere
8 191 (23.93%) Linux
9 171 (21.43%) Mainframe
10 153 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
11 143 (17.92%) SQL Server
12 139 (17.42%) AIX
13 138 (17.29%) XML
14 123 (15.41%) HTML
15 122 (15.29%) Windows
16 120 (15.04%) COBOL
17 112 (14.04%) Banking
18 109 (13.66%) CICS
19 104 (13.03%) Relational Database
20 96 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
21 93 (11.65%) JavaScript
22 87 (10.90%) JCL
23 84 (10.53%) Retail
24 83 (10.40%) zOS
25 82 (10.28%) J2EE
26 80 (10.03%) WebSphere Application Server
26 80 (10.03%) Migration
27 77 (9.65%) Data Modelling
28 70 (8.77%) Sybase
29 67 (8.40%) ETL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 198 (24.81%) WebSphere
2 109 (13.66%) CICS
3 80 (10.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 37 (4.64%) Tomcat
5 36 (4.51%) MQSeries
6 34 (4.26%) JBoss
7 32 (4.01%) Apache
8 24 (3.01%) SAS
9 20 (2.51%) WebSphere Portal
10 19 (2.38%) WebLogic
11 18 (2.26%) WebSphere Process Server
12 17 (2.13%) IIS
13 13 (1.63%) NetWeaver
14 12 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
15 11 (1.38%) Confluence
16 6 (0.75%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.75%) Commerce Server
17 4 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.50%) Mule
17 4 (0.50%) JCAPS
Applications
1 38 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.51%) MS Office
3 6 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.63%) SPSS
5 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (2.01%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (1.38%) Maximo
3 8 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.63%) Tridion
4 5 (0.63%) TIBCO iProcess
5 4 (0.50%) Magento
5 4 (0.50%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.50%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.38%) BusinessWare
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.13%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.13%) Unica
8 1 (0.13%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.63%) Amazon S3
3 5 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (0.50%) SaaS
5 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.01%) HTTP
2 24 (3.01%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.63%) LDAP
4 20 (2.51%) FTP
4 20 (2.51%) SAN
5 17 (2.13%) Firewall
6 16 (2.01%) Internet
7 12 (1.50%) WAN
8 11 (1.38%) LAN
9 8 (1.00%) SSL
10 5 (0.63%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.63%) Network Security
11 4 (0.50%) DMZ
11 4 (0.50%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.38%) Intranet
12 3 (0.38%) VPN
13 2 (0.25%) DNS
13 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.25%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 104 (13.03%) Relational Database
3 63 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (7.02%) RDBMS
5 44 (5.51%) DB2 UDB
6 40 (5.01%) MySQL
7 33 (4.14%) Oracle Database
8 26 (3.26%) Big Data
9 24 (3.01%) DataStage
9 24 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (2.88%) DbVisualizer
11 20 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (2.01%) IMS/DB
12 16 (2.01%) Informix
13 14 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (1.50%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (1.38%) NoSQL
16 11 (1.38%) KDB
Development Applications
1 51 (6.39%) Subversion
2 32 (4.01%) JUnit
3 31 (3.88%) Maven
4 28 (3.51%) Ant
5 25 (3.13%) Selenium
5 25 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 22 (2.76%) Eclipse
7 20 (2.51%) Introscope
7 20 (2.51%) JIRA
8 19 (2.38%) ClearCase
9 17 (2.13%) LoadRunner
10 13 (1.63%) WebDriver
10 13 (1.63%) SoapUI
11 12 (1.50%) Jenkins
11 12 (1.50%) HP UFT
12 11 (1.38%) Cucumber
13 9 (1.13%) JBehave
13 9 (1.13%) CA Gen
14 6 (0.75%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.75%) ERwin
General
1 221 (27.69%) Finance
2 112 (14.04%) Banking
3 84 (10.53%) Retail
4 20 (2.51%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.75%) General Ledger
5 14 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.13%) Spanish Language
7 8 (1.00%) Dutch Language
7 8 (1.00%) French Language
8 7 (0.88%) Front Office
9 6 (0.75%) Marketing
10 5 (0.63%) Back Office
11 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.50%) Law
11 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.50%) Advertising
11 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.38%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (28.45%) Developer
2 123 (15.41%) Analyst
3 79 (9.90%) Architect
4 78 (9.77%) DBA
5 71 (8.90%) Java Developer
6 63 (7.89%) Administrator
7 54 (6.77%) DB2 DBA
8 52 (6.52%) Consultant
9 40 (5.01%) Programmer
10 35 (4.39%) Senior Developer
11 27 (3.38%) Test Analyst
12 25 (3.13%) Tester
13 23 (2.88%) WebSphere Administrator
14 21 (2.63%) Designer
15 20 (2.51%) Project Manager
15 20 (2.51%) Technical Analyst
16 18 (2.26%) Mainframe Developer
17 17 (2.13%) Systems Programmer
17 17 (2.13%) Technical Architect
17 17 (2.13%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (17.29%) XML
2 123 (15.41%) HTML
3 82 (10.28%) J2EE
4 61 (7.64%) .NET
4 61 (7.64%) WebSphere MQ
5 59 (7.39%) SOAP
6 57 (7.14%) Spring
7 55 (6.89%) Web Services
8 51 (6.39%) Middleware
9 50 (6.27%) JMS
10 46 (5.76%) JSP
11 42 (5.26%) CSS
12 39 (4.89%) REST
13 35 (4.39%) RESTful
13 35 (4.39%) Servlets
13 35 (4.39%) Hibernate
14 33 (4.14%) Ajax
15 30 (3.76%) JSON
16 28 (3.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 28 (3.51%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 171 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 96 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.01%) LPAR
4 30 (3.76%) Clustering
5 29 (3.63%) IBM Mainframe
6 27 (3.38%) DataPower
7 25 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 23 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 23 (2.88%) AS400
9 20 (2.51%) N-Tier
10 18 (2.26%) VSAM
11 16 (2.01%) Derivative
12 15 (1.88%) iSeries
12 15 (1.88%) Mobile App
13 14 (1.75%) Replication
14 10 (1.25%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (1.00%) Fixed Income
15 8 (1.00%) Visualisation
16 7 (0.88%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 233 (29.20%) UNIX
2 191 (23.93%) Linux
3 139 (17.42%) AIX
4 122 (15.29%) Windows
5 83 (10.40%) zOS
6 55 (6.89%) Solaris
7 22 (2.76%) MVS
8 8 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.00%) HPUX
9 6 (0.75%) Android
10 5 (0.63%) OS/400
11 4 (0.50%) OS/390
11 4 (0.50%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.38%) SUSE
13 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (10.03%) Migration
3 77 (9.65%) Data Modelling
4 67 (8.40%) ETL
5 59 (7.39%) E-Commerce
6 56 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
7 55 (6.89%) TDD
8 49 (6.14%) SDLC
9 44 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (5.01%) SOA
11 39 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (4.76%) Automated Testing
13 37 (4.64%) Project Management
13 37 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (4.51%) ITIL
14 36 (4.51%) OO
14 36 (4.51%) Scrum
15 30 (3.76%) System Testing
16 27 (3.38%) Release Management
17 24 (3.01%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 319 (39.97%) SQL
2 229 (28.70%) Java
3 120 (15.04%) COBOL
4 93 (11.65%) JavaScript
5 87 (10.90%) JCL
6 62 (7.77%) Perl
7 39 (4.89%) Shell Script
7 39 (4.89%) Python
8 34 (4.26%) REXX
9 28 (3.51%) Jython
10 26 (3.26%) C#
10 26 (3.26%) PL/SQL
11 25 (3.13%) Assembly Language
12 24 (3.01%) PowerShell
13 23 (2.88%) Korn
14 22 (2.76%) VB
15 21 (2.63%) T-SQL
16 20 (2.51%) C
16 20 (2.51%) XPath
16 20 (2.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (4.01%) Degree
2 12 (1.50%) IBM Certification
3 11 (1.38%) ISEB
3 11 (1.38%) CISSP
4 8 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.75%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.13%) MBA
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.26%) QA
2 13 (1.63%) SLA
3 10 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) Basel II
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (1.13%) RACF
2 6 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (0.63%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.63%) HDFS
3 5 (0.63%) GPFS
4 4 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.25%) Firmware
6 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.25%) vSphere
6 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.13%) ACF2
7 1 (0.13%) Docker
7 1 (0.13%) Samba
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 27 (3.38%) Tivoli
2 22 (2.76%) Control-M
3 20 (2.51%) CA Wily
4 15 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 9 (1.13%) CA Endevor
5 9 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.00%) OMEGAMON
6 8 (1.00%) Puppet
7 7 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.88%) MAINVIEW
7 7 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.38%) Nagios
8 3 (0.38%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.38%) SCCM
9 2 (0.25%) SCOM
9 2 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.25%) nmon
9 2 (0.25%) OpenAM
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 247 (30.95%) Oracle
2 246 (30.83%) IBM
3 70 (8.77%) Sybase
4 60 (7.52%) SAP
5 40 (5.01%) Microsoft
6 39 (4.89%) CA
7 33 (4.14%) Teradata
8 31 (3.88%) Ab Initio
9 29 (3.63%) Informatica
10 25 (3.13%) HP
11 23 (2.88%) TIBCO
12 21 (2.63%) Netezza
13 20 (2.51%) Business Objects
14 18 (2.26%) VMware
15 16 (2.01%) webMethods
15 16 (2.01%) Greenplum
16 14 (1.75%) BMC
17 12 (1.50%) Red Hat
17 12 (1.50%) Tableau
18 10 (1.25%) ATG
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