The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 56 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.68% 1.27% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.56% 6.50% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £525 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-45.45% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
172 123 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.16% 19.46% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 78 107
Average daily rate £345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 - £23.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 - £15.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
DB2
East of England

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -8 12 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
DB2
East of England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (60.00%) UNIX
1 18 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) E-Commerce
2 17 (56.67%) IBM
2 17 (56.67%) Retail
3 16 (53.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (50.00%) Linux
4 15 (50.00%) Finance
4 15 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 14 (46.67%) MQSeries
5 14 (46.67%) Oracle
6 12 (40.00%) Java
7 10 (33.33%) XML
8 9 (30.00%) AIX
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (30.00%) J2EE
8 9 (30.00%) Internet
9 8 (26.67%) Ant
9 8 (26.67%) HTML
9 8 (26.67%) Windows
9 8 (26.67%) Sun
9 8 (26.67%) HTTP
9 8 (26.67%) Web Development
9 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
10 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
10 7 (23.33%) HP
10 7 (23.33%) ITIL
10 7 (23.33%) JMS
10 7 (23.33%) UML

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (53.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (46.67%) MQSeries
4 7 (23.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (20.00%) IIS
5 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
7 1 (3.33%) Apache
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Internet
2 8 (26.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
4 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.67%) MySQL
6 2 (6.67%) OLTP
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (3.33%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (3.33%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (3.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Ant
2 6 (20.00%) JUnit
2 6 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Subversion
3 5 (16.67%) Log4j
4 2 (6.67%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Jtest
5 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.33%) JDeveloper
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 17 (56.67%) Retail
2 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (16.67%) Games
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
1 7 (23.33%) DBA
2 6 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) SQL DBA
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (13.33%) Server Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) XML
2 9 (30.00%) J2EE
3 8 (26.67%) HTML
4 7 (23.33%) JMS
5 6 (20.00%) Ajax
6 5 (16.67%) JSTL
6 5 (16.67%) XHTML
6 5 (16.67%) EJB
6 5 (16.67%) JDBC
6 5 (16.67%) JSP
6 5 (16.67%) Servlets
6 5 (16.67%) XSLT
6 5 (16.67%) Struts
6 5 (16.67%) XMLBeans
7 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.33%) Kendo UI
7 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 4 (13.33%) FMCG
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) UNIX
2 15 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (30.00%) AIX
4 8 (26.67%) Windows
5 6 (20.00%) SUSE
5 6 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (16.67%) HPUX
6 5 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (26.67%) Web Development
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) UML
4 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (20.00%) Change Management
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) RAD
5 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (16.67%) OO
5 5 (16.67%) Content Management
6 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.67%) Stress Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Change Control
8 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.33%) System Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Time Management
8 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (16.67%) XPath
4 5 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) IBM
2 14 (46.67%) Oracle
3 8 (26.67%) Sun
4 7 (23.33%) HP
5 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (20.00%) ATG
5 6 (20.00%) Dell
6 5 (16.67%) Elastic Path
6 5 (16.67%) Blue Martini
6 5 (16.67%) Interwoven
7 3 (10.00%) SAP
7 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
8 2 (6.67%) Sybase
8 2 (6.67%) JBoss
9 1 (3.33%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (3.33%) hybris
9 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
9 1 (3.33%) Thunderhead