The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 40 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing DB2 11 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.14% 1.56% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.64% 6.73% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 10
Average daily rate £350 £322 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -9.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
DB2
East of England

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 Essex region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
144 104 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.07% 23.16% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 46 129
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Average hourly rate £56.00 £36.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £21.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £41.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Essex region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Essex region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 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
Brentwood -1 4 £388 +21.71%
Basildon - 2 - -
DB2
East of England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) ETL
3 11 (61.11%) Unix
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (44.44%) Wealth Management
4 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) RESTful
4 8 (44.44%) XML
4 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
5 7 (38.89%) HP
5 7 (38.89%) ISEB
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
6 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) Web Testing
8 4 (22.22%) JCL
8 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
8 4 (22.22%) System Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
8 4 (22.22%) AccuRev
8 4 (22.22%) Teradata

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (16.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
2 4 (22.22%) AccuRev
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 4 (22.22%) ETL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Mainframe Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) DB2 Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) DataStage Developer
5 2 (11.11%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Linux Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Teradata Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) RESTful
1 8 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ETL
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 8 (44.44%) Wealth Management
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Web Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (22.22%) System Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Campaign Management
9 2 (11.11%) CRM
9 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) QA Automation
10 1 (5.56%) Analytics
10 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) COBOL
2 4 (22.22%) JCL
3 3 (16.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Teradata
5 2 (11.11%) IBM