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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 288 215 276
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +61
Contract jobs citing DB2 349 447 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.94% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.30% 4.14% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 258 173
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£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.01% +12.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.67% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.05% -19.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -17.16%
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
10566 10795 9995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.91% 22.82% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6796 6229
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 254 248
Average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £14.60 £18.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the England region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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 -44 162 £407 -14.36% 25
South East -71 60 £310 -25.74% 10
North West +7 37 £305 -18.23% 4
East Midlands - 27 £425 -
South West -24 18 £550 +53.31% 4
Yorkshire -19 15 £438 +19.86% 7
East of England -21 12 £550 +57.14% 5
West Midlands -1 10 £425 +43.65% 3
North East - - - - 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 339 (46.25%) Oracle
2 289 (39.43%) SQL
3 261 (35.61%) IBM
4 213 (29.06%) Linux
5 197 (26.88%) UNIX
6 175 (23.87%) Finance
7 166 (22.65%) Java
8 165 (22.51%) Mainframe
9 163 (22.24%) SQL Server
10 144 (19.65%) WebSphere
11 124 (16.92%) Windows
12 123 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
13 107 (14.60%) Data Warehouse
13 107 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
14 103 (14.05%) AIX
15 99 (13.51%) Banking
16 98 (13.37%) Relational Database
17 83 (11.32%) ETL
17 83 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
18 80 (10.91%) CICS
19 78 (10.64%) Retail
20 77 (10.50%) JavaScript
21 75 (10.23%) HTML
22 74 (10.10%) SAP
23 72 (9.82%) COBOL
24 65 (8.87%) XML
25 60 (8.19%) Sybase
26 58 (7.91%) Data Modelling
27 57 (7.78%) SAS
28 55 (7.50%) J2EE

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
1 144 (19.65%) WebSphere
2 80 (10.91%) CICS
3 57 (7.78%) SAS
4 44 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 40 (5.46%) Apache
6 37 (5.05%) MQSeries
7 26 (3.55%) Oracle Workflow
7 26 (3.55%) Tomcat
8 24 (3.27%) IIS
9 23 (3.14%) NetWeaver
10 17 (2.32%) IBM HTTP Server
11 13 (1.77%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.77%) JBoss
12 9 (1.23%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.82%) WebSphere Process Server
14 5 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.68%) TPMS
15 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.05%) MS Office
3 7 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.68%) SPSS
5 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.64%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.68%) Maximo
2 5 (0.68%) Staffware
2 5 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.55%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.41%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.41%) Misys Midas
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
6 1 (0.14%) AWD
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (4.77%) HTTP
1 35 (4.77%) Internet
2 26 (3.55%) Firewall
3 24 (3.27%) SAN
4 21 (2.86%) VPN
5 19 (2.59%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.59%) FTP
6 18 (2.46%) Network Security
6 18 (2.46%) DNS
7 17 (2.32%) IPsec
7 17 (2.32%) Ethernet
7 17 (2.32%) BGP
7 17 (2.32%) SSL
7 17 (2.32%) NetScaler
7 17 (2.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (2.32%) Cisco ISE
7 17 (2.32%) VLAN
7 17 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (1.91%) LAN
8 14 (1.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (22.24%) SQL Server
2 107 (14.60%) Data Warehouse
3 98 (13.37%) Relational Database
4 51 (6.96%) RDBMS
5 42 (5.73%) Hadoop
6 38 (5.18%) DataStage
7 35 (4.77%) Oracle Database
8 32 (4.37%) MySQL
9 26 (3.55%) Big Data
10 22 (3.00%) SAP BW
11 21 (2.86%) OLAP
11 21 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
11 21 (2.86%) Base SAS
11 21 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 20 (2.73%) Sybase ASE
13 19 (2.59%) NoSQL
14 17 (2.32%) MongoDB
15 15 (2.05%) OLTP
15 15 (2.05%) Oracle ODI
15 15 (2.05%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 42 (5.73%) ClearCase
2 33 (4.50%) JUnit
2 33 (4.50%) Maven
3 30 (4.09%) ClearQuest
3 30 (4.09%) Eclipse
4 27 (3.68%) Selenium
5 20 (2.73%) JIRA
6 19 (2.59%) Ant
7 17 (2.32%) Subversion
8 13 (1.77%) ERwin
8 13 (1.77%) Git (software)
9 10 (1.36%) Redmine
9 10 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
9 10 (1.36%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.23%) SoapUI
10 9 (1.23%) Mockito
11 8 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (1.09%) Checkstyle
12 7 (0.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 175 (23.87%) Finance
2 99 (13.51%) Banking
3 78 (10.64%) Retail
4 39 (5.32%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.18%) Marketing
7 12 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.50%) Front Office
8 11 (1.50%) Advertising
9 9 (1.23%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.95%) Back Office
11 6 (0.82%) Games
12 4 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.55%) Legal
13 3 (0.41%) Publishing
13 3 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.27%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 238 (32.47%) Developer
2 95 (12.96%) Architect
3 89 (12.14%) Analyst
4 69 (9.41%) DBA
5 53 (7.23%) Consultant
6 52 (7.09%) Java Developer
7 42 (5.73%) Administrator
8 36 (4.91%) DB2 DBA
9 26 (3.55%) Technical Architect
10 24 (3.27%) Data Architect
11 23 (3.14%) Senior Developer
12 21 (2.86%) Programmer
13 20 (2.73%) Mainframe Developer
14 18 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.32%) SAS Developer
16 16 (2.18%) Tester
16 16 (2.18%) Project Manager
17 15 (2.05%) ETL Developer
17 15 (2.05%) WebSphere Developer
17 15 (2.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (10.23%) HTML
2 65 (8.87%) XML
3 55 (7.50%) J2EE
4 52 (7.09%) Web Services
5 48 (6.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 42 (5.73%) JSP
6 42 (5.73%) Spring
7 31 (4.23%) JMS
8 30 (4.09%) WebSphere MQ
8 30 (4.09%) Middleware
9 28 (3.82%) .NET
9 28 (3.82%) CSS
10 27 (3.68%) Hibernate
11 25 (3.41%) SAP Basis
12 21 (2.86%) SOAP
13 19 (2.59%) JDBC
14 18 (2.46%) REST
14 18 (2.46%) JavaBeans
15 17 (2.32%) Regular Expression
15 17 (2.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 165 (22.51%) Mainframe
2 107 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.55%) IBM Mainframe
4 44 (6.00%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.41%) Data Structures
6 23 (3.14%) Replication
7 20 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.73%) VSAM
8 18 (2.46%) AS400
9 16 (2.18%) Derivative
9 16 (2.18%) Client/Server
10 15 (2.05%) Clustering
10 15 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (1.91%) iSeries
12 13 (1.77%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.64%) Open Source
13 12 (1.64%) CLARiiON
13 12 (1.64%) Symmetrix
14 7 (0.95%) PKI
15 6 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 213 (29.06%) Linux
2 197 (26.88%) UNIX
3 124 (16.92%) Windows
4 103 (14.05%) AIX
5 43 (5.87%) zOS
6 31 (4.23%) Solaris
7 29 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (3.00%) SUSE
9 18 (2.46%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (0.95%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.82%) MVS
11 6 (0.82%) OS/400
11 6 (0.82%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.82%) HPUX
12 5 (0.68%) i5/OS
13 4 (0.55%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (11.32%) ETL
2 83 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
3 58 (7.91%) Data Modelling
4 54 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 52 (7.09%) E-Commerce
5 52 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
6 51 (6.96%) Migration
7 47 (6.41%) Scrum
8 37 (5.05%) TDD
9 35 (4.77%) Configuration Management
9 35 (4.77%) Service Delivery
10 34 (4.64%) Workflow
10 34 (4.64%) Project Management
10 34 (4.64%) SOA
11 33 (4.50%) Waterfall
12 30 (4.09%) ITIL
12 30 (4.09%) Analytics
13 29 (3.96%) Change Management
14 28 (3.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 289 (39.43%) SQL
2 166 (22.65%) Java
3 77 (10.50%) JavaScript
4 72 (9.82%) COBOL
5 55 (7.50%) Perl
6 49 (6.68%) JCL
7 25 (3.41%) Shell Script
8 24 (3.27%) C#
9 22 (3.00%) Python
10 19 (2.59%) PL/SQL
11 18 (2.46%) PL/1
11 18 (2.46%) C
12 16 (2.18%) Korn
12 16 (2.18%) RPG
13 15 (2.05%) C++
14 12 (1.64%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.50%) REXX
15 11 (1.50%) SAS Macro
16 10 (1.36%) RPG IV
16 10 (1.36%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 42 (5.73%) Degree
2 24 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.64%) ISEB
5 11 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.68%) CCNP
6 5 (0.68%) CCNA
7 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.55%) IBM Certification
8 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.27%) PMP
9 2 (0.27%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.14%) MCITP
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.87%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.14%) COBIT
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (2.46%) vSphere
2 17 (2.32%) FreeRADIUS
3 14 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.77%) Firmware
4 13 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (1.64%) RACF
6 8 (1.09%) PowerHA
6 8 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (1.09%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.95%) HDFS
8 6 (0.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.41%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.41%) Xen
9 3 (0.41%) XenApp
10 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.14%) NFS
11 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 18 (2.46%) Tivoli
2 16 (2.18%) Control-M
3 14 (1.91%) OMEGAMON
4 13 (1.77%) CA Endevor
5 10 (1.36%) CA Spectrum
6 9 (1.23%) Puppet
7 8 (1.09%) Oozie
7 8 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.09%) Ambari
8 7 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.95%) Ansible
9 6 (0.82%) Tivoli NetView
10 5 (0.68%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 5 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.55%) nmon
12 3 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
13 2 (0.27%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.27%) Oracle EDQ
13 2 (0.27%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 339 (46.25%) Oracle
2 261 (35.61%) IBM
3 74 (10.10%) SAP
4 60 (8.19%) Sybase
5 45 (6.14%) Microsoft
6 36 (4.91%) VMware
6 36 (4.91%) Business Objects
7 35 (4.77%) Red Hat
8 31 (4.23%) Cisco
9 27 (3.68%) Sun
10 25 (3.41%) CA
11 22 (3.00%) HP
11 22 (3.00%) Citrix
12 20 (2.73%) Tableau
13 19 (2.59%) Teradata
13 19 (2.59%) EMC
14 18 (2.46%) Cognos
15 17 (2.32%) CheckPoint
16 16 (2.18%) Hortonworks
17 14 (1.91%) Canoo
East Riding
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 - £525 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £430 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Eden Lea
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
East Anglia
HP
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £440 per day
Posted: 27 days ago