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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 58 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing DB2 16 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.79% 1.55% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.84% 5.24% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.73
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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
234 210 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.17% 29.62% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 118 146
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £15.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 5 May 2015, 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 (92.59%) Java
1 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 23 (85.19%) Perl
2 23 (85.19%) UNIX
2 23 (85.19%) Linux
3 21 (77.78%) Spring
4 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (70.37%) Sybase
5 18 (66.67%) JUnit
5 18 (66.67%) J2SE
5 18 (66.67%) JMS
6 17 (62.96%) Finance
6 17 (62.96%) RDBMS
6 17 (62.96%) Relational Database
7 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (51.85%) Database Tuning
7 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
7 14 (51.85%) OO
8 11 (40.74%) OOD
8 11 (40.74%) Banking
9 9 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (29.63%) Front Office
11 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
12 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
12 4 (14.81%) Equities
12 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
12 4 (14.81%) C#
12 4 (14.81%) Wealth Management
12 4 (14.81%) Loan IQ

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Loan IQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) RDBMS
1 17 (62.96%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) JUnit
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 8 (29.63%) Front Office
4 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 3 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 21 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) Spring
2 18 (66.67%) J2SE
2 18 (66.67%) JMS
3 3 (11.11%) Ext JS
3 3 (11.11%) RESTful
3 3 (11.11%) JAX-RS
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (14.81%) Fixed Income
3 4 (14.81%) Equities
4 3 (11.11%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) UNIX
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) OO
2 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 14 (51.85%) Database Tuning
2 14 (51.85%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (40.74%) OOD
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) Wealth Management
4 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (7.41%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Market Making
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) People Management
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) Java
1 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 23 (85.19%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Sybase
2 1 (3.70%) Misys