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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 264 314 271
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -43
Contract jobs citing DB2 390 261 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.58% 2.52% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 150 129
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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
10903 10376 9047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.16% 21.63% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7254 6734 5575
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 173 219
Average hourly rate £25.00 £34.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.05% +32.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £13.50 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 135 £450 - 39
South East +24 107 £425 +6.25% 20
North West +18 50 £385 +10.00% 9
East of England +16 28 £398 +5.64% 4
Yorkshire -9 26 £400 +23.07% 2
West Midlands -2 11 £425 +28.78% 2
East Midlands -11 10 £368 -43.46% 6
South West +9 4 £450 +10.42% 2
Midlands +3 4 - -
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 293 (40.47%) SQL
2 242 (33.43%) Oracle
3 222 (30.66%) IBM
4 218 (30.11%) Java
5 208 (28.73%) UNIX
6 178 (24.59%) Finance
7 170 (23.48%) Mainframe
8 166 (22.93%) WebSphere
9 158 (21.82%) Linux
10 137 (18.92%) SQL Server
11 134 (18.51%) XML
12 123 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
13 108 (14.92%) COBOL
14 107 (14.78%) AIX
15 105 (14.50%) Windows
16 101 (13.95%) Banking
17 100 (13.81%) HTML
17 100 (13.81%) Relational Database
18 94 (12.98%) CICS
19 89 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
20 85 (11.74%) JavaScript
21 80 (11.05%) J2EE
22 75 (10.36%) Retail
23 74 (10.22%) Data Modelling
24 73 (10.08%) WebSphere Application Server
25 72 (9.94%) JCL
26 71 (9.81%) zOS
27 69 (9.53%) Sybase
28 65 (8.98%) SAP
29 64 (8.84%) E-Commerce

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 166 (22.93%) WebSphere
2 94 (12.98%) CICS
3 73 (10.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 37 (5.11%) SAS
5 35 (4.83%) MQSeries
6 32 (4.42%) Tomcat
7 28 (3.87%) JBoss
7 28 (3.87%) Apache
8 20 (2.76%) IIS
9 19 (2.62%) IBM HTTP Server
10 16 (2.21%) WebSphere Process Server
10 16 (2.21%) WebLogic
10 16 (2.21%) NetWeaver
11 14 (1.93%) WebSphere Portal
12 8 (1.10%) Confluence
13 6 (0.83%) Commerce Server
14 5 (0.69%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.41%) Mule ESB
16 3 (0.41%) Mule
Applications
1 38 (5.25%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.90%) MS Office
3 8 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.97%) SPSS
5 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (1.10%) Maximo
2 8 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.69%) Tridion
4 4 (0.55%) Magento
4 4 (0.55%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.41%) TIBCO iProcess
5 3 (0.41%) BusinessWare
6 2 (0.28%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.28%) Staffware
6 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.14%) Unica
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.55%) SaaS
2 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.91%) HTTP
2 24 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 22 (3.04%) Firewall
4 21 (2.90%) LDAP
5 19 (2.62%) SAN
6 15 (2.07%) Internet
6 15 (2.07%) WAN
7 14 (1.93%) LAN
8 10 (1.38%) FTP
9 9 (1.24%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.10%) DMZ
11 6 (0.83%) SSL
12 5 (0.69%) Network Security
13 4 (0.55%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.41%) APPN
14 3 (0.41%) SNA
15 2 (0.28%) IPsec
15 2 (0.28%) VLAN
15 2 (0.28%) SSH
15 2 (0.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 100 (13.81%) Relational Database
3 60 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (7.87%) RDBMS
5 36 (4.97%) DB2 UDB
6 34 (4.70%) MySQL
7 32 (4.42%) Oracle Database
8 26 (3.59%) Big Data
9 25 (3.45%) DataStage
10 20 (2.76%) DbVisualizer
11 19 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (2.35%) Hadoop
14 15 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (2.07%) Informix
15 14 (1.93%) NoSQL
16 13 (1.80%) MongoDB
16 13 (1.80%) SAP BW
17 12 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
17 12 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 48 (6.63%) Subversion
2 32 (4.42%) JUnit
3 27 (3.73%) Ant
4 25 (3.45%) Maven
5 22 (3.04%) Eclipse
6 21 (2.90%) Git (software)
7 20 (2.76%) Selenium
8 15 (2.07%) LoadRunner
9 14 (1.93%) ClearCase
10 12 (1.66%) Introscope
11 11 (1.52%) JIRA
11 11 (1.52%) WebDriver
11 11 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (1.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 9 (1.24%) CA Gen
13 9 (1.24%) Jenkins
14 8 (1.10%) SoapUI
15 7 (0.97%) jMock
15 7 (0.97%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.83%) ERwin
General
1 178 (24.59%) Finance
2 101 (13.95%) Banking
3 75 (10.36%) Retail
4 22 (3.04%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.10%) Dutch Language
6 8 (1.10%) French Language
6 8 (1.10%) Marketing
7 7 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.83%) Back Office
8 6 (0.83%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.55%) Law
9 4 (0.55%) Legal
10 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.41%) Front Office
11 2 (0.28%) Advertising
11 2 (0.28%) Electronics
11 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 226 (31.22%) Developer
2 115 (15.88%) Analyst
3 87 (12.02%) Architect
4 71 (9.81%) DBA
5 68 (9.39%) Java Developer
6 50 (6.91%) Administrator
7 46 (6.35%) DB2 DBA
8 43 (5.94%) Programmer
9 37 (5.11%) Consultant
10 26 (3.59%) Senior Developer
11 23 (3.18%) Mainframe Developer
11 23 (3.18%) Technical Analyst
12 22 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (2.90%) Systems Programmer
14 20 (2.76%) Data Architect
14 20 (2.76%) Test Analyst
15 19 (2.62%) Designer
15 19 (2.62%) Tester
15 19 (2.62%) WebSphere Administrator
16 18 (2.49%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (18.51%) XML
2 100 (13.81%) HTML
3 80 (11.05%) J2EE
4 59 (8.15%) .NET
5 57 (7.87%) Web Services
6 56 (7.73%) SOAP
7 54 (7.46%) Spring
8 53 (7.32%) Middleware
9 49 (6.77%) WebSphere MQ
10 48 (6.63%) JMS
11 39 (5.39%) Hibernate
12 37 (5.11%) JSP
13 35 (4.83%) REST
14 34 (4.70%) JDBC
15 32 (4.42%) CSS
15 32 (4.42%) Ajax
16 31 (4.28%) JSON
16 31 (4.28%) RESTful
16 31 (4.28%) Servlets
17 30 (4.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 170 (23.48%) Mainframe
2 89 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 28 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.18%) LPAR
5 23 (3.18%) Open Source
6 21 (2.90%) N-Tier
7 18 (2.49%) Clustering
7 18 (2.49%) AS400
8 17 (2.35%) VSAM
9 16 (2.21%) Derivative
10 15 (2.07%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.93%) Replication
12 13 (1.80%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
13 12 (1.66%) iSeries
14 11 (1.52%) DataPower
15 9 (1.24%) Visualisation
15 9 (1.24%) Client/Server
16 8 (1.10%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 208 (28.73%) UNIX
2 158 (21.82%) Linux
3 107 (14.78%) AIX
4 105 (14.50%) Windows
5 71 (9.81%) zOS
6 33 (4.56%) Solaris
7 11 (1.52%) HPUX
8 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.69%) Android
9 5 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (0.69%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.55%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.55%) MVS
10 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.41%) i5/OS
11 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.41%) OS/390
11 3 (0.41%) SUSE
12 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (10.22%) Data Modelling
3 64 (8.84%) E-Commerce
4 63 (8.70%) ETL
4 63 (8.70%) Migration
5 54 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
6 51 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
7 49 (6.77%) TDD
8 43 (5.94%) SOA
8 43 (5.94%) Project Management
9 37 (5.11%) Release Management
9 37 (5.11%) ITIL
10 36 (4.97%) OO
10 36 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 29 (4.01%) Unit Testing
13 26 (3.59%) System Testing
14 25 (3.45%) Scrum
14 25 (3.45%) Automated Testing
15 22 (3.04%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 293 (40.47%) SQL
2 218 (30.11%) Java
3 108 (14.92%) COBOL
4 85 (11.74%) JavaScript
5 72 (9.94%) JCL
6 49 (6.77%) Perl
7 31 (4.28%) REXX
8 30 (4.14%) Assembly Language
8 30 (4.14%) Shell Script
9 28 (3.87%) Python
10 24 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 22 (3.04%) PL/SQL
12 21 (2.90%) XPath
12 21 (2.90%) C#
12 21 (2.90%) Jython
13 20 (2.76%) VB
14 19 (2.62%) T-SQL
14 19 (2.62%) Korn
15 17 (2.35%) C
16 14 (1.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (5.52%) Degree
2 12 (1.66%) ISEB
3 11 (1.52%) CISSP
4 10 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.10%) IBM Certification
5 8 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.08%) QA
2 12 (1.66%) SLA
3 7 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) Basel II
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (1.38%) RACF
2 6 (0.83%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.83%) HDFS
3 5 (0.69%) GPFS
3 5 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.41%) PowerHA
6 2 (0.28%) Firmware
6 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.28%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.28%) vSphere
7 1 (0.14%) iptables
7 1 (0.14%) ACF2
7 1 (0.14%) Docker
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
7 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (2.76%) Tivoli
2 14 (1.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 12 (1.66%) CA Wily
4 11 (1.52%) CA Endevor
5 8 (1.10%) OMEGAMON
6 7 (0.97%) Puppet
7 5 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.41%) Oozie
9 3 (0.41%) Ambari
9 3 (0.41%) SCCM
9 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.41%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.41%) Nagios
9 3 (0.41%) Tivoli NetView
9 3 (0.41%) Control-M
10 2 (0.28%) MAINVIEW
10 2 (0.28%) SCOM
10 2 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 242 (33.43%) Oracle
2 222 (30.66%) IBM
3 69 (9.53%) Sybase
4 65 (8.98%) SAP
5 45 (6.22%) Microsoft
6 36 (4.97%) Teradata
7 31 (4.28%) CA
8 29 (4.01%) Informatica
9 28 (3.87%) Business Objects
10 26 (3.59%) HP
11 22 (3.04%) Netezza
12 18 (2.49%) Tableau
13 16 (2.21%) TIBCO
13 16 (2.21%) webMethods
13 16 (2.21%) Greenplum
14 15 (2.07%) Ab Initio
14 15 (2.07%) VMware
15 13 (1.80%) Software AG
16 10 (1.38%) ATG
16 10 (1.38%) Intel
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Rate: COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hyphen
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £380 to £400 per day - 3 Month Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 per day - 3 month contract with scope for extension
Posted: 3 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Anantha
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £365 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago