The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 68 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing DB2 4 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.48% 0.38% 2.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 2.13% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£450 - £425
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 £145.00 £27.00 £32.57
% change year-on-year
+437.03% -17.08%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
247 94 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.55% 17.87% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 54 115
Average daily rate £340 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £46.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £30.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +2.50%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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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
Watford 0 2 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - -
DB2
East of England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
1 8 (47.06%) XML
1 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 7 (41.18%) MQSeries
2 7 (41.18%) J2EE
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Flash
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 6 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
3 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) System Testing
3 6 (35.29%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) ETL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (41.18%) WebSphere
1 7 (41.18%) MQSeries
2 2 (11.76%) CICS
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) BODI
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.88%) DataStage
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (35.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.88%) Log4j
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Ant
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 8 (47.06%) Retail
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Tester
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Programmer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Business Objects Developer
4 2 (11.76%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) CICS Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) XML
2 7 (41.18%) J2EE
3 6 (35.29%) Flash
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) JSTL
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (5.88%) Kendo UI
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.88%) XMLBeans
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
5 1 (5.88%) JMS
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.88%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) RIA
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) MVS
3 1 (5.88%) HPUX
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 6 (35.29%) Regression Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
2 6 (35.29%) System Testing
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) XPath
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.88%) Elastic Path
5 1 (5.88%) ATG
5 1 (5.88%) Teradata
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Martini
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) Interwoven