The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Essex region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 56 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.28% 0.47% 2.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.69% 2.30% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Average daily rate £450 - £356
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £27.73 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-41.81% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
213 87 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.24% 20.52% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 40 32
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 16
Average hourly rate £35.20 £28.00 £26.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £25.00 £22.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.08 £37.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
DB2
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
5 7 (36.84%) UNIX
6 6 (31.58%) ETL
6 6 (31.58%) Control-M
6 6 (31.58%) Information Management
6 6 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (26.32%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) Teradata
7 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
8 4 (21.05%) DataStage
8 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (15.79%) Data Extraction
9 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
9 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) ERD
9 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) Basel II
9 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
9 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
9 3 (15.79%) Star Schema
9 3 (15.79%) IBM
9 3 (15.79%) Dependency Management
10 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) DataStage
4 3 (15.79%) Star Schema
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ERwin
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (15.79%) ETL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Teradata Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) PLC Programmer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.79%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.26%) Tandem
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) zOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Data Modelling
2 6 (31.58%) ETL
2 6 (31.58%) Information Management
2 6 (31.58%) Dimensional Modelling
2 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Dependency Management
5 3 (15.79%) ERD
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded C++
2 2 (10.53%) JCL
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) COBOL
2 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) Basel II
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Teradata
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) Allen-Bradley
4 2 (10.53%) Siemens
5 1 (5.26%) Sun
5 1 (5.26%) HP