The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 60 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.41% 1.63% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.61% 5.21% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£455 £450 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +36.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £510 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.98% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -19.75%
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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 Glasgow region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
186 192 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.51% 31.37% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 102 114
Average daily rate £330 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.22 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.19% -62.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £10.93 £20.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £13.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 27 (71.05%) Java
1 27 (71.05%) Perl
2 24 (63.16%) UNIX
2 24 (63.16%) Linux
3 23 (60.53%) OO
3 23 (60.53%) Finance
4 20 (52.63%) Sybase
4 20 (52.63%) RDBMS
4 20 (52.63%) Relational Database
5 17 (44.74%) Data Analysis
6 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 14 (36.84%) Spring
6 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (26.32%) Banking
8 9 (23.68%) SQL
9 8 (21.05%) J2SE
9 8 (21.05%) OOD
9 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (18.42%) JUnit
10 7 (18.42%) JMS
10 7 (18.42%) Front Office
10 7 (18.42%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (18.42%) Database Tuning
10 7 (18.42%) Hedge funds
11 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
12 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
13 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
14 2 (5.26%) Python

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) RDBMS
1 20 (52.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 23 (60.53%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Banking
3 7 (18.42%) Front Office
4 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) Database Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
4 8 (21.05%) DB2 Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.63%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) Spring
2 8 (21.05%) J2SE
3 7 (18.42%) JMS
4 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
5 1 (2.63%) Ext JS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache CXF
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Equity Derivative
1 7 (18.42%) Hedge funds
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.63%) Equities
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) UNIX
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) OO
2 17 (44.74%) Data Analysis
3 14 (36.84%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) OOD
5 7 (18.42%) Database Tuning
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Market Making
8 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.63%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.63%) Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Test Management
8 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.63%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (2.63%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) Perl
1 27 (71.05%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Sybase
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Perforce
3 1 (2.63%) Teradata
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle