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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 252 271 233
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -38
Contract jobs citing DB2 424 356 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.72% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.67% 3.33% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 196 188
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £296 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
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 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
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
11540 10686 10247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.40% 21.65% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7664 6734 6396
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 163 205
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.80 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 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 31 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 +29 156 £450 +12.50% 35
South East +26 123 £400 -11.11% 9
North West -22 41 £403 +0.62% 4
Yorkshire -41 24 £375 -11.76% 4
South West +13 23 £440 - 2
East Midlands +3 19 £450 -30.76% 10
East of England -20 16 £425 +19.29% 1
West Midlands +5 11 £425 +28.78% 2
Midlands +3 3 - - 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 303 (37.88%) SQL
2 259 (32.38%) Oracle
3 249 (31.13%) IBM
4 247 (30.88%) UNIX
5 225 (28.13%) Java
6 223 (27.88%) Finance
7 206 (25.75%) WebSphere
8 200 (25.00%) Linux
9 169 (21.13%) Mainframe
10 164 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
11 156 (19.50%) SQL Server
12 140 (17.50%) AIX
13 134 (16.75%) XML
14 124 (15.50%) HTML
15 121 (15.13%) Windows
16 112 (14.00%) CICS
17 111 (13.88%) Relational Database
18 106 (13.25%) JavaScript
19 105 (13.13%) COBOL
20 104 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
21 99 (12.38%) Banking
22 91 (11.38%) zOS
23 88 (11.00%) WebSphere Application Server
24 85 (10.63%) J2EE
25 81 (10.13%) JCL
26 79 (9.88%) Migration
27 78 (9.75%) Retail
28 75 (9.38%) Sybase
29 67 (8.38%) WebSphere MQ
30 66 (8.25%) Solaris

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 206 (25.75%) WebSphere
2 112 (14.00%) CICS
3 88 (11.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 41 (5.13%) MQSeries
5 37 (4.63%) Apache
6 36 (4.50%) Tomcat
7 33 (4.13%) JBoss
8 25 (3.13%) SAS
9 20 (2.50%) WebSphere Portal
10 17 (2.13%) WebSphere Process Server
10 17 (2.13%) IIS
11 16 (2.00%) WebLogic
12 13 (1.63%) Confluence
13 12 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (1.00%) NetWeaver
15 6 (0.75%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.63%) Commerce Server
16 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
16 5 (0.63%) Apache Pig
17 4 (0.50%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 37 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.25%) MS Office
3 8 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.50%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (1.88%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (1.25%) Maximo
3 8 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (0.88%) Tridion
5 5 (0.63%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.63%) Magento
6 4 (0.50%) Fredhopper
6 4 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
6 4 (0.50%) Loan IQ
7 3 (0.38%) BusinessWare
7 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.25%) Staffware
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.13%) HFM
9 1 (0.13%) Misys Midas
9 1 (0.13%) Unica
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.13%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.75%) HTTP
2 23 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 22 (2.75%) SAN
3 22 (2.75%) LDAP
4 19 (2.38%) FTP
5 18 (2.25%) Internet
6 16 (2.00%) SSL
7 12 (1.50%) Firewall
8 10 (1.25%) Kerberos
9 9 (1.13%) SSH
10 8 (1.00%) WAN
11 6 (0.75%) LAN
12 4 (0.50%) VPN
12 4 (0.50%) Network Security
13 3 (0.38%) VLAN
13 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.38%) Intranet
14 2 (0.25%) DMZ
14 2 (0.25%) DNS
14 2 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 111 (13.88%) Relational Database
3 62 (7.75%) RDBMS
4 56 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (5.25%) MySQL
6 38 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (4.63%) DB2 UDB
8 32 (4.00%) Big Data
9 31 (3.88%) Oracle Database
10 24 (3.00%) DbVisualizer
11 18 (2.25%) Informix
12 17 (2.13%) MongoDB
13 16 (2.00%) NoSQL
13 16 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (2.00%) IMS/DB
13 16 (2.00%) DataStage
14 15 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (6.63%) Subversion
2 33 (4.13%) JUnit
3 31 (3.88%) Maven
4 29 (3.63%) Ant
5 27 (3.38%) Git (software)
6 26 (3.25%) Selenium
7 24 (3.00%) Eclipse
8 23 (2.88%) Introscope
9 19 (2.38%) ClearCase
9 19 (2.38%) JIRA
10 16 (2.00%) SoapUI
11 15 (1.88%) LoadRunner
12 14 (1.75%) WebDriver
12 14 (1.75%) Jenkins
13 13 (1.63%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.38%) HP UFT
14 11 (1.38%) JBehave
15 7 (0.88%) Log4j
15 7 (0.88%) ClearQuest
15 7 (0.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 223 (27.88%) Finance
2 99 (12.38%) Banking
3 78 (9.75%) Retail
4 18 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.75%) General Ledger
7 12 (1.50%) Spanish Language
8 11 (1.38%) Front Office
9 8 (1.00%) Dutch Language
9 8 (1.00%) French Language
10 7 (0.88%) Marketing
11 6 (0.75%) Back Office
12 5 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.63%) Legal
13 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.50%) Advertising
13 4 (0.50%) Law
14 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Electronics
14 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 224 (28.00%) Developer
2 126 (15.75%) Analyst
3 77 (9.63%) DBA
3 77 (9.63%) Java Developer
4 68 (8.50%) Administrator
5 59 (7.38%) Architect
6 51 (6.38%) DB2 DBA
7 47 (5.88%) Consultant
8 39 (4.88%) Programmer
8 39 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 26 (3.25%) Test Analyst
10 24 (3.00%) Tester
11 23 (2.88%) WebSphere Administrator
12 20 (2.50%) Ab Initio Developer
12 20 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
12 20 (2.50%) Mainframe Developer
13 19 (2.38%) Project Manager
14 18 (2.25%) WebSphere Specialist
15 17 (2.13%) Support Analyst
15 17 (2.13%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (16.75%) XML
2 124 (15.50%) HTML
3 85 (10.63%) J2EE
4 67 (8.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 61 (7.63%) SOAP
5 61 (7.63%) Spring
6 60 (7.50%) .NET
7 59 (7.38%) Web Services
8 55 (6.88%) Middleware
9 49 (6.13%) JMS
10 46 (5.75%) JSP
11 42 (5.25%) CSS
12 41 (5.13%) REST
13 39 (4.88%) Hibernate
13 39 (4.88%) Ajax
14 36 (4.50%) Servlets
15 32 (4.00%) RESTful
16 31 (3.88%) JSON
17 29 (3.63%) ISPF
17 29 (3.63%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 169 (21.13%) Mainframe
2 104 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (4.38%) LPAR
4 34 (4.25%) DataPower
5 32 (4.00%) Clustering
6 27 (3.38%) AS400
7 25 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 25 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 22 (2.75%) VSAM
9 21 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
10 20 (2.50%) N-Tier
11 19 (2.38%) Mobile App
12 16 (2.00%) iSeries
13 15 (1.88%) Replication
14 12 (1.50%) Derivative
15 10 (1.25%) Client/Server
16 9 (1.13%) Web 2.0
17 8 (1.00%) Data Integration
18 7 (0.88%) Data Centre
19 6 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 247 (30.88%) UNIX
2 200 (25.00%) Linux
3 140 (17.50%) AIX
4 121 (15.13%) Windows
5 91 (11.38%) zOS
6 66 (8.25%) Solaris
7 26 (3.25%) MVS
8 10 (1.25%) HPUX
9 8 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.88%) OS/400
11 6 (0.75%) OS/390
11 6 (0.75%) Android
12 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.50%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.38%) SUSE
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (9.88%) Migration
3 64 (8.00%) TDD
4 62 (7.75%) ETL
5 58 (7.25%) E-Commerce
6 57 (7.13%) Performance Tuning
7 56 (7.00%) Data Modelling
8 46 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
9 45 (5.63%) SDLC
10 41 (5.13%) OO
11 40 (5.00%) Automated Testing
12 36 (4.50%) Scrum
12 36 (4.50%) SOA
13 34 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 33 (4.13%) ITIL
15 30 (3.75%) System Testing
16 29 (3.63%) Release Management
16 29 (3.63%) Project Management
17 28 (3.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 303 (37.88%) SQL
2 225 (28.13%) Java
3 106 (13.25%) JavaScript
4 105 (13.13%) COBOL
5 81 (10.13%) JCL
6 53 (6.63%) Perl
7 44 (5.50%) Shell Script
8 41 (5.13%) Python
9 31 (3.88%) Jython
10 29 (3.63%) REXX
11 27 (3.38%) C#
12 25 (3.13%) Korn
13 24 (3.00%) PowerShell
13 24 (3.00%) VB
13 24 (3.00%) Bash Shell
14 22 (2.75%) XPath
15 20 (2.50%) C
16 18 (2.25%) Assembly Language
17 17 (2.13%) C++
18 16 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (4.25%) Degree
2 12 (1.50%) IBM Certification
3 11 (1.38%) CISSP
4 10 (1.25%) ISEB
5 8 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.50%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.25%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MBA
9 1 (0.13%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.88%) QA
2 14 (1.75%) SLA
3 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) Basel II
5 1 (0.13%) TickIT
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (2.75%) Time Sharing Option
2 15 (1.88%) RACF
3 9 (1.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 7 (0.88%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.75%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (0.63%) GPFS
7 4 (0.50%) HDFS
8 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.25%) vSphere
9 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.25%) Firmware
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.13%) ACF2
10 1 (0.13%) Docker
10 1 (0.13%) iptables
10 1 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 29 (3.63%) Tivoli
2 27 (3.38%) Control-M
3 23 (2.88%) CA Wily
4 17 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (1.75%) Puppet
5 14 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.50%) CA Endevor
7 9 (1.13%) MAINVIEW
8 8 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
9 7 (0.88%) Ansible
10 6 (0.75%) zSecure
11 3 (0.38%) Nagios
11 3 (0.38%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.25%) SCCM
12 2 (0.25%) SCOM
12 2 (0.25%) Salt
12 2 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 259 (32.38%) Oracle
2 249 (31.13%) IBM
3 75 (9.38%) Sybase
4 50 (6.25%) CA
5 49 (6.13%) SAP
6 42 (5.25%) Microsoft
7 36 (4.50%) Ab Initio
8 24 (3.00%) Teradata
9 22 (2.75%) TIBCO
10 17 (2.13%) HP
11 15 (1.88%) webMethods
12 12 (1.50%) ATG
12 12 (1.50%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.50%) Informatica
12 12 (1.50%) VMware
13 11 (1.38%) Netezza
13 11 (1.38%) Citrix
13 11 (1.38%) BMC
14 9 (1.13%) Cisco
15 8 (1.00%) Greenplum
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
KPRS Limited
Rate: Top Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified MARKET RATE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £650 per day
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Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400.00 per day
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