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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 310 296 219
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -77
Contract jobs citing DB2 327 316 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.67% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.10% 3.09% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 172 258
Average daily rate £400 £420 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £33.75 £39.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +64.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £39.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £42.00 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
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
10542 10230 10507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.33% 21.78% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7185 6706 6510
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 160 213
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% +14.28%

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 9 February 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
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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +46 96 £425 +21.42% 6
London -47 91 £455 +5.81% 30
North West -11 42 £400 +32.23% 5
East of England +27 36 £375 +7.14% 8
East Midlands -2 25 £375 +11.94% 5
South West +7 22 £363 -18.53% 8
North East -19 7 £324 +17.72% 1
West Midlands -16 4 £438 +2.94% 2
Yorkshire -30 4 £350 -17.64% 7
Midlands -5 1 £275 -
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 312 (39.64%) SQL
2 306 (38.88%) Oracle
3 292 (37.10%) IBM
4 258 (32.78%) Unix
4 258 (32.78%) Linux
5 228 (28.97%) Java
6 220 (27.95%) WebSphere
7 212 (26.94%) Finance
8 161 (20.46%) Mainframe
9 156 (19.82%) SQL Server
10 146 (18.55%) Windows
11 139 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
12 134 (17.03%) AIX
13 115 (14.61%) HTML
14 111 (14.10%) CICS
15 110 (13.98%) XML
16 104 (13.21%) JavaScript
17 102 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
18 94 (11.94%) zOS
18 94 (11.94%) Banking
19 93 (11.82%) JCL
20 79 (10.04%) COBOL
21 75 (9.53%) WebSphere Application Server
22 74 (9.40%) ETL
23 73 (9.28%) J2EE
24 72 (9.15%) Relational Database
25 71 (9.02%) CA
26 70 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
27 67 (8.51%) Web Services
27 67 (8.51%) Shell Script

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 220 (27.95%) WebSphere
2 111 (14.10%) CICS
3 75 (9.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 35 (4.45%) WebLogic
5 33 (4.19%) IIS
5 33 (4.19%) JBoss
5 33 (4.19%) MQSeries
6 31 (3.94%) Apache
7 24 (3.05%) SAS
8 18 (2.29%) Tomcat
9 16 (2.03%) WebSphere Portal
10 13 (1.65%) Apache Spark
11 12 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
11 12 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
12 10 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.27%) MS Exchange
13 9 (1.14%) iPlanet
14 8 (1.02%) NetWeaver
14 8 (1.02%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 33 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.89%) MS Visio
2 7 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.25%) MS Office
3 2 (0.25%) SPSS
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.41%) Magento
2 11 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
3 9 (1.14%) BusinessWare
3 9 (1.14%) SAP R/3
4 8 (1.02%) assyst
5 7 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.89%) Unica
6 5 (0.64%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.51%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.38%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.25%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.25%) TIBCO iProcess
9 2 (0.25%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.13%) AWD
10 1 (0.13%) Misys Equation
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.51%) IBM PureFlex
3 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.23%) HTTP
2 34 (4.32%) SSL
3 25 (3.18%) TCP/IP
4 17 (2.16%) Firewall
4 17 (2.16%) Internet
5 15 (1.91%) FTP
5 15 (1.91%) Network Security
6 12 (1.52%) DNS
6 12 (1.52%) SAN
7 9 (1.14%) LAN
8 8 (1.02%) HTTPS
8 8 (1.02%) SMTP
8 8 (1.02%) SNMP
8 8 (1.02%) WinSCP
9 6 (0.76%) Converged Networks
9 6 (0.76%) Intranet
10 5 (0.64%) LDAP
10 5 (0.64%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.51%) NAS
11 4 (0.51%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.15%) Relational Database
3 70 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
4 63 (8.01%) Hadoop
5 40 (5.08%) MySQL
6 38 (4.83%) Neo4j
7 33 (4.19%) IBM InfoSphere
8 32 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (3.81%) Big Data
9 30 (3.81%) DB2 UDB
10 29 (3.68%) Oracle Database
11 26 (3.30%) PowerCenter
12 25 (3.18%) MongoDB
13 22 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (2.29%) DataStage
15 17 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (2.03%) RDBMS
17 14 (1.78%) Apache Hive
18 12 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
18 12 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (5.84%) Subversion
2 35 (4.45%) ClearCase
3 31 (3.94%) ClearQuest
3 31 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 25 (3.18%) Eclipse
5 21 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 20 (2.54%) Ant
7 16 (2.03%) JIRA
8 14 (1.78%) HP UFT
8 14 (1.78%) Maven
8 14 (1.78%) Selenium
9 12 (1.52%) JUnit
9 12 (1.52%) WebDriver
10 10 (1.27%) Rational Application Developer
11 9 (1.14%) AccuRev
11 9 (1.14%) Appium
11 9 (1.14%) PHPUnit
12 8 (1.02%) Introscope
12 8 (1.02%) Lombardi
12 8 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 212 (26.94%) Finance
2 94 (11.94%) Banking
3 66 (8.39%) Retail
4 17 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.78%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.78%) Spanish Language
6 11 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.14%) Legal
8 8 (1.02%) Marketing
8 8 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.02%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.89%) Automotive
9 7 (0.89%) Front Office
10 5 (0.64%) Back Office
10 5 (0.64%) Billing
11 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.38%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 233 (29.61%) Developer
2 181 (23.00%) Analyst
3 86 (10.93%) Java Developer
4 70 (8.89%) DBA
5 67 (8.51%) Architect
6 66 (8.39%) Administrator
7 53 (6.73%) Consultant
8 46 (5.84%) DB2 DBA
9 42 (5.34%) CICS Analyst
10 29 (3.68%) DB2 Developer
10 29 (3.68%) Linux Operator
10 29 (3.68%) Linux Specialist
11 28 (3.56%) Technical Analyst
12 27 (3.43%) Support Analyst
13 24 (3.05%) Programmer
14 21 (2.67%) Tester
15 20 (2.54%) Senior Developer
15 20 (2.54%) SQL Developer
16 19 (2.41%) Automation Tester
17 18 (2.29%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (14.61%) HTML
2 110 (13.98%) XML
3 73 (9.28%) J2EE
4 67 (8.51%) Web Services
5 57 (7.24%) Middleware
6 55 (6.99%) SOAP
7 54 (6.86%) WebSphere MQ
8 42 (5.34%) Struts
9 41 (5.21%) Spring
10 40 (5.08%) Hibernate
11 37 (4.70%) IBM Integration Bus
12 32 (4.07%) Ajax
12 32 (4.07%) JSP
13 31 (3.94%) .NET
13 31 (3.94%) REST
14 30 (3.81%) EJB
14 30 (3.81%) JMS
15 29 (3.68%) CSS
15 29 (3.68%) RESTful
16 27 (3.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 161 (20.46%) Mainframe
2 102 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (8.13%) AS400
3 64 (8.13%) Data Centre
4 43 (5.46%) iSeries
5 38 (4.83%) IBM Mainframe
6 31 (3.94%) Computer Science
7 29 (3.68%) HACMP
8 27 (3.43%) Clustering
9 18 (2.29%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.91%) VSAM
11 14 (1.78%) DataPower
12 12 (1.52%) Public Cloud
12 12 (1.52%) Replication
12 12 (1.52%) Web 2.0
13 9 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.14%) Equities
13 9 (1.14%) FMCG
13 9 (1.14%) Private Cloud
14 8 (1.02%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 258 (32.78%) Linux
1 258 (32.78%) Unix
2 146 (18.55%) Windows
3 134 (17.03%) AIX
4 94 (11.94%) zOS
5 50 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 36 (4.57%) Solaris
7 35 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (3.94%) Windows Server
9 25 (3.18%) MVS
10 15 (1.91%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.40%) Windows 7
12 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.76%) SUSE
14 5 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.51%) Android
15 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.38%) CentOS
16 3 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.38%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (17.66%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (9.40%) ETL
3 64 (8.13%) ITIL
4 56 (7.12%) Change Management
5 54 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
6 53 (6.73%) Migration
7 51 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (5.84%) Incident Management
9 43 (5.46%) Data Modelling
10 41 (5.21%) E-Commerce
11 40 (5.08%) OO
12 36 (4.57%) TDD
13 34 (4.32%) SOA
14 33 (4.19%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (3.81%) Configuration Management
16 29 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (3.68%) Scrum
16 29 (3.68%) SDLC
17 28 (3.56%) High Availability
17 28 (3.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 312 (39.64%) SQL
2 228 (28.97%) Java
3 104 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 93 (11.82%) JCL
5 79 (10.04%) COBOL
6 67 (8.51%) Shell Script
7 38 (4.83%) Perl
8 31 (3.94%) C#
8 31 (3.94%) Python
9 20 (2.54%) Bash Shell
10 18 (2.29%) C++
10 18 (2.29%) PHP
11 16 (2.03%) REXX
11 16 (2.03%) Ruby
12 14 (1.78%) Korn
13 12 (1.52%) Jython
14 11 (1.40%) Assembly Language
15 8 (1.02%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.02%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 38 (4.83%) SC Cleared
3 30 (3.81%) Degree
4 19 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.40%) ISEB
7 10 (1.27%) CISSP
8 9 (1.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (1.14%) CCSP
8 9 (1.14%) CISM
9 8 (1.02%) IBM Certification
10 7 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.76%) CCNA
11 6 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.38%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.25%) IBM WebSphere Certification
14 2 (0.25%) OCPJP
14 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.88%) QA
2 21 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.89%) COBIT
3 7 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.89%) SLA
4 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.38%) TickIT
6 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.25%) SAS 70
6 2 (0.25%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (5.97%) RACF
2 30 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 11 (1.40%) Time Sharing Option
6 10 (1.27%) ClearTrust
7 9 (1.14%) vSphere
8 6 (0.76%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.51%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.25%) Docker
10 2 (0.25%) GPFS
10 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.13%) ACF2
11 1 (0.13%) HDFS
11 1 (0.13%) LXC
11 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (6.10%) Tivoli
2 46 (5.84%) CA Endevor
3 19 (2.41%) Control-M
4 15 (1.91%) Puppet
5 12 (1.52%) Ansible
5 12 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.40%) QRadar
7 10 (1.27%) Tivoli NetView
8 9 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
9 8 (1.02%) CA Wily
9 8 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.89%) HP UCMDB
11 4 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.51%) Legato
12 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 2 (0.25%) DameWare
13 2 (0.25%) Nagios
13 2 (0.25%) OMEGAMON
13 2 (0.25%) SCCM
13 2 (0.25%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 306 (38.88%) Oracle
2 292 (37.10%) IBM
3 71 (9.02%) CA
4 66 (8.39%) SAP
5 58 (7.37%) Sybase
5 58 (7.37%) VMware
6 56 (7.12%) Microsoft
7 44 (5.59%) Informatica
8 40 (5.08%) HP
8 40 (5.08%) Red Hat
9 37 (4.70%) Citrix
9 37 (4.70%) Teradata
10 36 (4.57%) Cisco
11 17 (2.16%) Ab Initio
12 14 (1.78%) Netezza
13 12 (1.52%) Tableau
14 11 (1.40%) BEA
14 11 (1.40%) TIBCO
15 10 (1.27%) hybris
15 10 (1.27%) webMethods
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