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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 278 256 305
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +49
Contract jobs citing DB2 393 458 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.90% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.67% 3.81% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 228 173
Median daily rate £400 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £555 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £45.00 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
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
10720 12030 11017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.86% 23.60% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7332 7976 6963
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 185 186
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 £15.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.59 £28.13 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -71 109 £450 - 16
South East -61 60 £375 -6.25% 8
North West +2 55 £400 +7.74% 6
East of England +39 46 £370 -17.77% 2
North East - 45 £280 -
Yorkshire +7 28 £442 +17.86%
West Midlands -7 28 £425 - 3
East Midlands -5 14 £361 -19.77% 2
South West -7 4 £413 -10.81% 2
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 382 (51.21%) Oracle
2 362 (48.53%) SQL
3 264 (35.39%) Linux
4 239 (32.04%) IBM
5 224 (30.03%) Java
6 209 (28.02%) SQL Server
7 202 (27.08%) Windows
8 197 (26.41%) WebSphere
9 190 (25.47%) Unix
10 171 (22.92%) Finance
11 126 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (16.89%) AIX
12 122 (16.35%) Mainframe
13 99 (13.27%) XML
14 94 (12.60%) Banking
15 93 (12.47%) JavaScript
16 92 (12.33%) Security Cleared
17 89 (11.93%) Web Services
18 87 (11.66%) HTML
19 85 (11.39%) J2EE
19 85 (11.39%) Middleware
20 84 (11.26%) COBOL
21 82 (10.99%) SC Cleared
22 80 (10.72%) Perl
22 80 (10.72%) ITIL
23 77 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
24 75 (10.05%) Sybase
24 75 (10.05%) CICS
25 69 (9.25%) Shell Script
25 69 (9.25%) Change Management

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
1 197 (26.41%) WebSphere
2 75 (10.05%) CICS
3 58 (7.77%) WebLogic
4 54 (7.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 46 (6.17%) JBoss
6 39 (5.23%) Tomcat
7 35 (4.69%) Apache
8 24 (3.22%) IIS
9 19 (2.55%) WebLogic Portal
10 15 (2.01%) MQSeries
11 11 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
11 11 (1.47%) SAS
12 9 (1.21%) NetWeaver
13 8 (1.07%) iPlanet
14 6 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.80%) Confluence
14 6 (0.80%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.80%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.80%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.40%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.40%) SPSS
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.21%) Magento
2 8 (1.07%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.67%) SAP SRM
4 4 (0.54%) BusinessWare
4 4 (0.54%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.54%) Staffware
5 3 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.27%) assyst
6 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.27%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.27%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.13%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.13%) Movex
7 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.13%) IaaS
4 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) PaaS
4 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (6.70%) TCP/IP
2 48 (6.43%) SAN
3 36 (4.83%) Firewall
4 27 (3.62%) SSL
5 24 (3.22%) DHCP
6 21 (2.82%) HTTP
7 18 (2.41%) Internet
8 13 (1.74%) DNS
9 12 (1.61%) Network Security
10 11 (1.47%) SNMP
11 7 (0.94%) FTP
11 7 (0.94%) NAS
11 7 (0.94%) VPN
12 6 (0.80%) DMZ
12 6 (0.80%) Intranet
12 6 (0.80%) LDAP
13 5 (0.67%) SSH
13 5 (0.67%) VLAN
14 4 (0.54%) BIG-IP
14 4 (0.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (28.02%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.37%) Relational Database
3 47 (6.30%) MySQL
4 46 (6.17%) Oracle Database
5 39 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (4.02%) Hadoop
7 29 (3.89%) RDBMS
8 26 (3.49%) NoSQL
9 19 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (2.28%) IBM InfoSphere
12 15 (2.01%) Big Data
13 13 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
15 11 (1.47%) DataStage
15 11 (1.47%) SAP BW
16 10 (1.34%) DB2 UDB
17 9 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (1.07%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 33 (4.42%) Subversion
2 28 (3.75%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.08%) Selenium
4 21 (2.82%) JIRA
5 19 (2.55%) JUnit
6 17 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.28%) Log4j
7 16 (2.14%) Ant
7 16 (2.14%) SoapUI
8 14 (1.88%) Eclipse
9 13 (1.74%) ClearCase
10 12 (1.61%) Maven
11 9 (1.21%) Rational Application Developer
12 8 (1.07%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (1.07%) WebDriver
12 8 (1.07%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 7 (0.94%) Gerrit
13 7 (0.94%) Toad
14 6 (0.80%) HP UFT
General
1 171 (22.92%) Finance
2 94 (12.60%) Banking
3 36 (4.83%) Retail
4 23 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 21 (2.82%) Back Office
6 20 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.01%) Marketing
8 9 (1.21%) Automotive
8 9 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.07%) Publishing
10 7 (0.94%) Front Office
11 5 (0.67%) Games
11 5 (0.67%) Legal
12 4 (0.54%) Electronics
12 4 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.27%) Law
14 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 189 (25.34%) Developer
2 88 (11.80%) Analyst
3 87 (11.66%) Architect
4 55 (7.37%) Consultant
5 52 (6.97%) DBA
6 48 (6.43%) Java Developer
7 39 (5.23%) Administrator
8 34 (4.56%) DB2 Developer
9 29 (3.89%) COBOL Developer
9 29 (3.89%) DB2 DBA
10 20 (2.68%) Data Analyst
10 20 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (2.55%) Linux Specialist
12 18 (2.41%) Mainframe Developer
12 18 (2.41%) SQL Developer
13 17 (2.28%) Designer
13 17 (2.28%) Infrastructure Architect
13 17 (2.28%) Technical Consultant
13 17 (2.28%) WebSphere Developer
14 16 (2.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (13.27%) XML
2 89 (11.93%) Web Services
3 87 (11.66%) HTML
4 85 (11.39%) J2EE
4 85 (11.39%) Middleware
5 65 (8.71%) CSS
5 65 (8.71%) JSP
6 56 (7.51%) JMS
7 45 (6.03%) WebSphere MQ
8 40 (5.36%) .NET
9 35 (4.69%) Spring
9 35 (4.69%) Struts
10 34 (4.56%) Java EE
11 33 (4.42%) IBM Integration Bus
12 30 (4.02%) jQuery
13 28 (3.75%) Servlets
13 28 (3.75%) SOAP
14 25 (3.35%) JSON
15 24 (3.22%) Ajax
15 24 (3.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 122 (16.35%) Mainframe
2 77 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (6.84%) Data Centre
4 43 (5.76%) iSeries
5 37 (4.96%) AS400
6 29 (3.89%) IBM Mainframe
7 23 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 23 (3.08%) Replication
8 21 (2.82%) Clustering
9 17 (2.28%) VSAM
10 15 (2.01%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.01%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.61%) Computer Science
12 11 (1.47%) Web 2.0
13 10 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.21%) Virtual Team
15 8 (1.07%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.07%) PMI
16 7 (0.94%) DataPower
17 6 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 264 (35.39%) Linux
2 202 (27.08%) Windows
3 190 (25.47%) Unix
4 126 (16.89%) AIX
5 67 (8.98%) zOS
6 61 (8.18%) Windows Server
7 55 (7.37%) Solaris
8 52 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (2.95%) HPUX
11 15 (2.01%) SUSE
12 12 (1.61%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.07%) MVS
14 6 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.80%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.54%) CentOS
15 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.27%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.13%) Android
17 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (10.72%) ITIL
3 69 (9.25%) Change Management
4 66 (8.85%) Migration
5 63 (8.45%) SDLC
6 60 (8.04%) Data Modelling
7 53 (7.10%) Incident Management
8 52 (6.97%) TDD
9 51 (6.84%) ETL
10 46 (6.17%) Project Management
11 42 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
12 41 (5.50%) OO
12 41 (5.50%) Scrum
13 40 (5.36%) SOA
13 40 (5.36%) Web Development
14 39 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (4.83%) E-Commerce
17 34 (4.56%) High Availability
18 32 (4.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 362 (48.53%) SQL
2 224 (30.03%) Java
3 93 (12.47%) JavaScript
4 84 (11.26%) COBOL
5 80 (10.72%) Perl
6 69 (9.25%) Shell Script
7 42 (5.63%) VB
8 40 (5.36%) Python
9 37 (4.96%) C++
10 34 (4.56%) JCL
11 26 (3.49%) C
12 24 (3.22%) C#
13 22 (2.95%) PHP
14 21 (2.82%) PowerShell
15 16 (2.14%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.88%) Korn
17 12 (1.61%) Assembly Language
18 11 (1.47%) PL/SQL
19 9 (1.21%) Jython
19 9 (1.21%) R
Qualifications
1 92 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 82 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.16%) Degree
4 21 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (2.55%) AAT
6 8 (1.07%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.67%) CISSP
8 5 (0.67%) ISEB
8 5 (0.67%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (0.54%) CCSP
9 4 (0.54%) CISM
9 4 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.54%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.27%) CCNA
11 2 (0.27%) MBA
12 1 (0.13%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.42%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.08%) SLA
3 15 (2.01%) QA
4 7 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.54%) COBIT
5 4 (0.54%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.40%) SEPA
7 1 (0.13%) Basel II
7 1 (0.13%) COREP
7 1 (0.13%) FINREP
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 41 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.61%) Docker
3 12 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.21%) Time Sharing Option
4 9 (1.21%) vSphere
5 8 (1.07%) RACF
6 7 (0.94%) Firmware
6 7 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.54%) ClearTrust
8 4 (0.54%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 3 (0.40%) NFS
10 2 (0.27%) HDFS
10 2 (0.27%) KVM
10 2 (0.27%) SRDF
10 2 (0.27%) Xen
11 1 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 64 (8.58%) Tivoli
2 37 (4.96%) MOM
3 33 (4.42%) HP SiteScope
4 21 (2.82%) Puppet
5 19 (2.55%) Control-M
6 16 (2.14%) QRadar
7 12 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (1.34%) Data Guard
9 9 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.94%) Ansible
12 5 (0.67%) CA Endevor
12 5 (0.67%) collectd
12 5 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.67%) SCCM
13 4 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (0.54%) MAINVIEW
13 4 (0.54%) OpenView
13 4 (0.54%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 382 (51.21%) Oracle
2 239 (32.04%) IBM
3 75 (10.05%) Sybase
4 63 (8.45%) VMware
5 59 (7.91%) HP
6 51 (6.84%) CA
7 50 (6.70%) Citrix
8 47 (6.30%) Microsoft
9 44 (5.90%) BMC
10 42 (5.63%) Red Hat
11 38 (5.09%) SAP
12 34 (4.56%) ServiceNow
13 28 (3.75%) EMC
14 27 (3.62%) Cisco
15 22 (2.95%) Pega
16 21 (2.82%) Teradata
17 17 (2.28%) BEA
17 17 (2.28%) Informatica
17 17 (2.28%) Misys
18 16 (2.14%) F5
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