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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 39 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing DB2 15 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.60% 0.31% 2.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.96% 1.38% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £375 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
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
94 145 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.32% 22.83% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 80 67
Average daily rate £390 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.93 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +10 13 - - 2
Stevenage - 1 £375 -
DB2
East of England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) SQL
1 20 (90.91%) Unix
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) XML
3 14 (63.64%) Retail
3 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
4 13 (59.09%) Subversion
4 13 (59.09%) Magento
4 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) Java
6 11 (50.00%) Selenium
6 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (50.00%) RESTful
6 11 (50.00%) WebDriver
7 10 (45.45%) QA
7 10 (45.45%) TDD
7 10 (45.45%) Coaching
7 10 (45.45%) Document Management
7 10 (45.45%) PHP
7 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
8 9 (40.91%) Flash
8 9 (40.91%) J2EE
8 9 (40.91%) DbVisualizer
8 9 (40.91%) System Testing
9 8 (36.36%) PHPUnit
9 8 (36.36%) BDD

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) MQSeries
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.09%) Drupal
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Subversion
2 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (36.36%) PHPUnit
4 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (22.73%) Ant
5 5 (22.73%) Appium
6 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
6 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
6 3 (13.64%) JIRA
6 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
6 3 (13.64%) Protractor
6 3 (13.64%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (63.64%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 11 (50.00%) Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Selenium Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Web Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce Architect
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Java Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Java Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Unix Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
1 15 (68.18%) XML
2 11 (50.00%) RESTful
3 9 (40.91%) Flash
3 9 (40.91%) J2EE
4 5 (22.73%) Behat
5 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.55%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.55%) CSS
6 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
6 1 (4.55%) Kendo UI
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) RIA
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) AIX
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (45.45%) Coaching
4 10 (45.45%) Document Management
4 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 9 (40.91%) System Testing
6 8 (36.36%) BDD
7 5 (22.73%) User Stories
8 4 (18.18%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (13.64%) Change Management
9 3 (13.64%) Presales
9 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
9 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 3 (13.64%) UML
10 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 1 (4.55%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 12 (54.55%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) PHP
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) COBOL
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) IBM
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) hybris
4 1 (4.55%) Sunopsis