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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 46 28 58
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +30
Contract jobs citing DB2 26 40 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.99% 5.86% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.15% 20.51% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +11.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.01%
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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
214 195 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.60% 28.55% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 90 98
Average daily rate £358 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +5.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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 25 (73.53%) Java
2 23 (67.65%) UNIX
2 23 (67.65%) Linux
3 21 (61.76%) Perl
4 20 (58.82%) Sybase
5 19 (55.88%) Finance
6 17 (50.00%) OO
7 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
8 14 (41.18%) Spring
9 12 (35.29%) RDBMS
9 12 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (29.41%) OOD
10 10 (29.41%) Data Analysis
11 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 8 (23.53%) SQL
11 8 (23.53%) Banking
12 7 (20.59%) J2SE
13 6 (17.65%) JUnit
13 6 (17.65%) JMS
13 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
14 5 (14.71%) Front Office
14 5 (14.71%) Hedge funds
15 4 (11.76%) HTML
15 4 (11.76%) Ant
15 4 (11.76%) SOAP
15 4 (11.76%) XML
15 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
15 4 (11.76%) Perforce
15 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
15 4 (11.76%) Equity Derivative

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 15 (44.12%) Relational Database
2 12 (35.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JUnit
2 4 (11.76%) Ant
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (2.94%) JBehave
3 1 (2.94%) Hudson
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Front Office
4 3 (8.82%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Database Developer
4 6 (17.65%) DB2 Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) RPG Developer
7 1 (2.94%) AS400 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) Spring
2 7 (20.59%) J2SE
3 6 (17.65%) JMS
4 4 (11.76%) Apache Flex
4 4 (11.76%) Ext JS
4 4 (11.76%) Apache CXF
4 4 (11.76%) HTML5
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) SOAP
4 4 (11.76%) XML
5 3 (8.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Hedge funds
2 4 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) AS400
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) UNIX
1 23 (67.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) OO
2 12 (35.29%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (29.41%) OOD
3 10 (29.41%) Data Analysis
4 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 4 (11.76%) Database Tuning
5 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.94%) TDD
7 1 (2.94%) Data Management
7 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) Perl
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) RPG
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) COBOL
6 1 (2.94%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Sybase
2 4 (11.76%) Perforce
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Teradata
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft