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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 41 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing DB2 24 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.21% 1.69% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.63% 7.69% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
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
164 143 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.95% 22.03% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 68 76
Average daily rate £430 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -3.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +8.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 June 2015. 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 +3 19 - -
Welwyn Garden City -3 3 £450 +18.42%
Welwyn - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
DB2
East of England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 23 (76.67%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (56.67%) XML
2 17 (56.67%) UNIX
3 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (46.67%) Retail
5 13 (43.33%) J2EE
6 12 (40.00%) Java
6 12 (40.00%) Subversion
6 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
7 11 (36.67%) Automated Testing
7 11 (36.67%) System Testing
7 11 (36.67%) DbVisualizer
7 11 (36.67%) Flash
7 11 (36.67%) IBM
7 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (26.67%) Selenium
9 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 8 (26.67%) RESTful
9 8 (26.67%) WebDriver
9 8 (26.67%) Document Management
9 8 (26.67%) TDD
9 8 (26.67%) QA
9 8 (26.67%) Coaching
10 7 (23.33%) MQSeries
10 7 (23.33%) .NET

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (23.33%) MQSeries
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Maximo
2 4 (13.33%) Tridion
2 4 (13.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Subversion
2 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 8 (26.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (13.33%) Ant
3 4 (13.33%) JUnit
3 4 (13.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (13.33%) Log4j
3 4 (13.33%) PHPUnit
3 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (46.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Tester
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
1 8 (26.67%) Automation Tester
2 5 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) DBA
5 2 (6.67%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Maximo Developer
6 1 (3.33%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) HTML
1 17 (56.67%) XML
2 13 (43.33%) J2EE
3 11 (36.67%) Flash
4 8 (26.67%) RESTful
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
6 6 (20.00%) Ajax
7 4 (13.33%) EJB
7 4 (13.33%) XSLT
7 4 (13.33%) Struts
7 4 (13.33%) JDBC
7 4 (13.33%) JSP
7 4 (13.33%) Servlets
7 4 (13.33%) XHTML
7 4 (13.33%) JMS
7 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
7 4 (13.33%) JSTL
7 4 (13.33%) XMLBeans
8 2 (6.67%) CSS
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) PDA
2 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (13.33%) Web 2.0
4 2 (6.67%) RIA
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) UNIX
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 4 (13.33%) HPUX
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) MVS
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Automated Testing
2 11 (36.67%) System Testing
3 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (26.67%) Document Management
4 8 (26.67%) TDD
4 8 (26.67%) Coaching
5 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) UML
6 4 (13.33%) OO
6 4 (13.33%) RAD
6 4 (13.33%) Content Management
7 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.00%) MVC
8 2 (6.67%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (13.33%) PHP
4 4 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (13.33%) XPath
5 2 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) IBM
2 5 (16.67%) CA
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) ATG
3 4 (13.33%) Elastic Path
3 4 (13.33%) Interwoven
3 4 (13.33%) Blue Martini
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Cognos