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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 292 235 263
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +28
Contract jobs citing DB2 321 386 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.84% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.18% 3.79% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 227 140
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£425 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.50% -25.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%
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
10090 10180 9142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.19% 22.25% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6588 6296 5611
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 173 211
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -49 146 £430 -14.00% 25
North West +19 51 £358 +10.15% 5
South East -68 40 £350 -12.50% 12
Yorkshire -14 22 £425 +41.66% 2
East Midlands +16 17 £425 -
East of England -6 16 £322 -28.51% 4
South West -22 13 £463 +22.51% 4
West Midlands 0 9 £425 +1.19% 5
North East -4 1 £275 -27.63% 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 280 (42.04%) SQL
2 262 (39.34%) Oracle
3 223 (33.48%) IBM
4 183 (27.48%) Java
5 174 (26.13%) UNIX
6 170 (25.53%) Finance
7 154 (23.12%) Linux
8 142 (21.32%) Mainframe
9 119 (17.87%) SQL Server
10 116 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
11 111 (16.67%) WebSphere
12 106 (15.92%) Windows
13 105 (15.77%) Banking
14 93 (13.96%) COBOL
14 93 (13.96%) Data Warehouse
15 85 (12.76%) CICS
16 83 (12.46%) ETL
17 82 (12.31%) AIX
17 82 (12.31%) Relational Database
18 75 (11.26%) Data Modelling
19 72 (10.81%) SAP
20 71 (10.66%) HTML
21 68 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
22 65 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
23 64 (9.61%) JCL
23 64 (9.61%) XML
24 63 (9.46%) JavaScript
25 60 (9.01%) Web Services
25 60 (9.01%) Retail
26 54 (8.11%) Spring

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 111 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 85 (12.76%) CICS
3 49 (7.36%) SAS
4 39 (5.86%) Apache
5 33 (4.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 31 (4.65%) Tomcat
7 24 (3.60%) NetWeaver
8 20 (3.00%) IIS
9 17 (2.55%) JBoss
9 17 (2.55%) MQSeries
10 15 (2.25%) WebLogic
11 14 (2.10%) IBM HTTP Server
12 9 (1.35%) Apache Solr
13 7 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
14 5 (0.75%) Confluence
14 5 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
15 4 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
16 3 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 15 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.05%) MS Office
3 6 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.75%) SPSS
5 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.35%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (1.05%) Maximo
3 6 (0.90%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.75%) Staffware
5 4 (0.60%) TIBCO iProcess
6 3 (0.45%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.30%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.15%) Summit
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.75%) SaaS
2 4 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.91%) HTTP
2 31 (4.65%) Firewall
3 22 (3.30%) Internet
4 20 (3.00%) SAN
5 18 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.55%) WAN
7 16 (2.40%) LAN
8 15 (2.25%) SSL
9 14 (2.10%) VPN
9 14 (2.10%) Network Security
10 13 (1.95%) FTP
10 13 (1.95%) DNS
11 12 (1.80%) Ethernet
11 12 (1.80%) BGP
11 12 (1.80%) IPsec
11 12 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.80%) VLAN
11 12 (1.80%) NetScaler
11 12 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (1.80%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 93 (13.96%) Data Warehouse
3 82 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 46 (6.91%) RDBMS
5 42 (6.31%) DataStage
6 28 (4.20%) Hadoop
7 24 (3.60%) SAP BW
8 23 (3.45%) MySQL
9 22 (3.30%) Base SAS
10 21 (3.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 21 (3.15%) IBM InfoSphere
11 20 (3.00%) Oracle Database
12 19 (2.85%) DB2 UDB
13 18 (2.70%) QlikView
14 15 (2.25%) SAP HANA
14 15 (2.25%) Big Data
15 12 (1.80%) NoSQL
15 12 (1.80%) IMS/DB
16 11 (1.65%) OLAP
16 11 (1.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 42 (6.31%) JUnit
2 28 (4.20%) Maven
2 28 (4.20%) Selenium
3 26 (3.90%) Eclipse
4 21 (3.15%) JIRA
5 19 (2.85%) Subversion
6 17 (2.55%) Ant
6 17 (2.55%) ClearCase
7 11 (1.65%) ERwin
8 10 (1.50%) Git (software)
8 10 (1.50%) Redmine
9 9 (1.35%) Mockito
10 8 (1.20%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.20%) SoapUI
10 8 (1.20%) Checkstyle
10 8 (1.20%) jMock
11 7 (1.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 7 (1.05%) CA Gen
12 6 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (0.75%) JBehave
General
1 170 (25.53%) Finance
2 105 (15.77%) Banking
3 60 (9.01%) Retail
4 33 (4.95%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.65%) Front Office
6 11 (1.65%) Spanish Language
7 10 (1.50%) Back Office
8 8 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.60%) Marketing
9 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.45%) Legal
10 3 (0.45%) Advertising
10 3 (0.45%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.30%) German Language
11 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Publishing
12 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (33.78%) Developer
2 99 (14.86%) Architect
3 78 (11.71%) Analyst
4 71 (10.66%) Java Developer
5 68 (10.21%) DBA
6 51 (7.66%) Consultant
7 43 (6.46%) DB2 DBA
8 40 (6.01%) Administrator
9 30 (4.50%) Programmer
10 25 (3.75%) Mainframe Developer
11 24 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (3.60%) Technical Architect
12 21 (3.15%) Data Architect
13 20 (3.00%) Designer
14 19 (2.85%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.55%) SAS Developer
16 15 (2.25%) Project Manager
17 14 (2.10%) CICS Programmer
18 13 (1.95%) ETL Developer
19 12 (1.80%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (10.66%) HTML
2 64 (9.61%) XML
3 60 (9.01%) Web Services
4 54 (8.11%) Spring
5 41 (6.16%) J2EE
5 41 (6.16%) JMS
6 40 (6.01%) .NET
7 39 (5.86%) JSP
8 35 (5.26%) Middleware
9 34 (5.11%) Hibernate
10 31 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
11 29 (4.35%) CSS
11 29 (4.35%) JSON
12 28 (4.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 28 (4.20%) SOAP
13 27 (4.05%) REST
14 23 (3.45%) JDBC
15 20 (3.00%) SAP Basis
16 18 (2.70%) Struts
17 17 (2.55%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 142 (21.32%) Mainframe
2 65 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (7.36%) IBM Mainframe
4 25 (3.75%) Derivative
5 23 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 23 (3.45%) Clustering
6 19 (2.85%) AS400
7 18 (2.70%) VSAM
8 16 (2.40%) Open Source
9 15 (2.25%) Replication
10 14 (2.10%) Data Structures
11 13 (1.95%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.95%) Equity Derivative
11 13 (1.95%) iSeries
12 12 (1.80%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.50%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.50%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.20%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.05%) Equities
16 6 (0.90%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 174 (26.13%) UNIX
2 154 (23.12%) Linux
3 106 (15.92%) Windows
4 82 (12.31%) AIX
5 47 (7.06%) zOS
6 18 (2.70%) Solaris
7 13 (1.95%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (1.95%) SUSE
8 7 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.90%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.60%) OS/400
10 4 (0.60%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.60%) HPUX
10 4 (0.60%) i5/OS
10 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.30%) MVS
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (12.46%) ETL
3 75 (11.26%) Data Modelling
4 68 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (6.91%) Migration
5 46 (6.91%) Scrum
6 43 (6.46%) E-Commerce
7 38 (5.71%) SOA
7 38 (5.71%) TDD
7 38 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 33 (4.95%) Project Management
8 33 (4.95%) OO
8 33 (4.95%) Release Management
9 32 (4.80%) Configuration Management
10 27 (4.05%) Change Management
10 27 (4.05%) ITIL
10 27 (4.05%) Unit Testing
10 27 (4.05%) Waterfall
11 26 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (3.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 280 (42.04%) SQL
2 183 (27.48%) Java
3 93 (13.96%) COBOL
4 64 (9.61%) JCL
5 63 (9.46%) JavaScript
6 47 (7.06%) Perl
7 29 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 27 (4.05%) REXX
9 25 (3.75%) Assembly Language
10 20 (3.00%) PL/1
11 18 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.40%) Korn
13 15 (2.25%) Python
13 15 (2.25%) RPG
14 13 (1.95%) ABAP
14 13 (1.95%) C
15 12 (1.80%) C#
16 11 (1.65%) SAS Macro
17 10 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.50%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 34 (5.11%) Degree
2 16 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.50%) IBM Certification
4 8 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.90%) ISEB
6 5 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.45%) VCP4
8 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) MCITP
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) CCNP
10 1 (0.15%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (7.51%) QA
2 8 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.15%) COBIT
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (2.10%) RACF
2 12 (1.80%) vSphere
2 12 (1.80%) FreeRADIUS
3 10 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.35%) Firmware
5 8 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.05%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 6 (0.90%) PowerHA
7 6 (0.90%) HDFS
8 4 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.60%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.45%) XenApp
9 3 (0.45%) Xen
10 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.30%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.15%) NFS
11 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (2.25%) Tivoli
2 14 (2.10%) CA Endevor
2 14 (2.10%) Control-M
3 11 (1.65%) OMEGAMON
4 9 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (0.90%) nmon
5 6 (0.90%) Puppet
5 6 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.75%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (0.60%) Ambari
7 4 (0.60%) Oozie
7 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.60%) Nagios
7 4 (0.60%) Ansible
8 3 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.45%) MAINVIEW
8 3 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.30%) SCCM
10 1 (0.15%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 262 (39.34%) Oracle
2 223 (33.48%) IBM
3 72 (10.81%) SAP
4 40 (6.01%) Business Objects
5 38 (5.71%) Microsoft
6 37 (5.56%) Sybase
7 30 (4.50%) VMware
7 30 (4.50%) Teradata
8 29 (4.35%) Informatica
9 27 (4.05%) Tableau
10 21 (3.15%) CA
10 21 (3.15%) Cisco
11 19 (2.85%) Netezza
12 18 (2.70%) HP
13 17 (2.55%) Citrix
13 17 (2.55%) Cognos
14 16 (2.40%) BMC
14 16 (2.40%) TIBCO
15 15 (2.25%) Canoo
16 14 (2.10%) CheckPoint
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £1 per day
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
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago