The first table below looks at the demand for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 17 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 271 240 228
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Contract jobs citing DB2 148 141 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.71% 2.95% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 96 126
Average daily rate £475 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-29.09% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5468 4773 5460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.58% 22.07% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3841 3339 3550
Average daily rate £425 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 30
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.20 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -21.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £17.30 £16.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.50 £52.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
DB2
England

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in London

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in London

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in London

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in London

DB2
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the London region over the 3 months to 17 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
City of London -11 33 £478 +40.44% 9
Canary Wharf +22 1 £600 +50.00% 2
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 157 (39.95%) Oracle
2 145 (36.90%) Finance
3 142 (36.13%) SQL
4 137 (34.86%) Java
5 134 (34.10%) IBM
6 114 (29.01%) Linux
7 101 (25.70%) Banking
8 99 (25.19%) Mainframe
9 93 (23.66%) UNIX
10 89 (22.65%) WebSphere
11 79 (20.10%) Relational Database
12 76 (19.34%) Retail
13 63 (16.03%) SQL Server
14 56 (14.25%) Sybase
15 55 (13.99%) RDBMS
16 52 (13.23%) WebSphere Application Server
17 49 (12.47%) Internet
18 47 (11.96%) CICS
18 47 (11.96%) J2EE
18 47 (11.96%) Oracle Database
19 46 (11.70%) Perl
20 44 (11.20%) Multithreading
21 43 (10.94%) Tivoli
21 43 (10.94%) Windows
21 43 (10.94%) E-Commerce
22 40 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
22 40 (10.18%) XML
22 40 (10.18%) Ab Initio
23 39 (9.92%) zOS
24 38 (9.67%) Middleware

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 89 (22.65%) WebSphere
2 52 (13.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 47 (11.96%) CICS
4 34 (8.65%) MQSeries
5 29 (7.38%) WebSphere Process Server
6 24 (6.11%) TeamSite
7 20 (5.09%) Confluence
8 16 (4.07%) SAS
9 12 (3.05%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 10 (2.54%) WebLogic
10 10 (2.54%) Tomcat
11 8 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
12 4 (1.02%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (1.02%) CMS
12 4 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.76%) Moodle
14 2 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.78%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.02%) MS Office
4 3 (0.76%) SPSS
5 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Maya
Business Applications
1 14 (3.56%) Tridion
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.51%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.25%) BPCS
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.25%) Lawson
4 1 (0.25%) Movex
4 1 (0.25%) BASE24
4 1 (0.25%) Maximo
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.47%) Internet
2 11 (2.80%) Firewall
3 9 (2.29%) HTTP
4 7 (1.78%) SSL
5 6 (1.53%) Network Security
6 5 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.02%) SAN
7 4 (1.02%) LDAP
7 4 (1.02%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.76%) Intranet
8 3 (0.76%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.51%) ATM
9 2 (0.51%) NAS
9 2 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (0.51%) FTP
10 1 (0.25%) RFID
10 1 (0.25%) NetScreen
10 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (20.10%) Relational Database
2 63 (16.03%) SQL Server
3 55 (13.99%) RDBMS
4 47 (11.96%) Oracle Database
5 40 (10.18%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (6.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (4.33%) MySQL
8 14 (3.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 14 (3.56%) Big Data
9 13 (3.31%) MongoDB
10 9 (2.29%) SQL Navigator
10 9 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (2.29%) DB2 UDB
11 8 (2.04%) DataStage
11 8 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.04%) DbVisualizer
12 6 (1.53%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.53%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (8.65%) Ant
2 32 (8.14%) Subversion
3 30 (7.63%) Eclipse
4 23 (5.85%) JIRA
5 21 (5.34%) JUnit
6 20 (5.09%) Maven
7 17 (4.33%) Jenkins
8 16 (4.07%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 14 (3.56%) Log4j
10 13 (3.31%) ClearCase
11 10 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (2.29%) PowerBuilder
13 8 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (1.78%) Toad
15 6 (1.53%) FitNesse
16 5 (1.27%) Git (software)
16 5 (1.27%) LoadRunner
16 5 (1.27%) ClearQuest
17 3 (0.76%) ERwin
17 3 (0.76%) JBehave
General
1 145 (36.90%) Finance
2 101 (25.70%) Banking
3 76 (19.34%) Retail
4 27 (6.87%) Investment Banking
5 22 (5.60%) Manufacturing
6 16 (4.07%) Financial Institution
7 12 (3.05%) Advertising
8 8 (2.04%) Legal
9 7 (1.78%) Publishing
10 5 (1.27%) Front Office
11 3 (0.76%) Marketing
12 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.25%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (31.81%) Developer
2 59 (15.01%) Architect
2 59 (15.01%) Java Developer
3 46 (11.70%) Analyst
4 35 (8.91%) Solutions Architect
5 34 (8.65%) DBA
6 30 (7.63%) Programmer
7 25 (6.36%) Systems Programmer
8 17 (4.33%) DB2 DBA
9 16 (4.07%) Technical Leader
10 15 (3.82%) Administrator
11 12 (3.05%) Consultant
12 11 (2.80%) Systems Analyst
13 10 (2.54%) Designer
14 8 (2.04%) Tester
14 8 (2.04%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.04%) Oracle DBA
14 8 (2.04%) SQL Developer
14 8 (2.04%) PowerBuilder Developer
15 7 (1.78%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.96%) J2EE
2 40 (10.18%) XML
3 38 (9.67%) Middleware
4 35 (8.91%) HTML
5 34 (8.65%) JDBC
5 34 (8.65%) Spring
6 33 (8.40%) JMS
7 29 (7.38%) Web Services
7 29 (7.38%) .NET
8 25 (6.36%) Hibernate
9 24 (6.11%) BAPI
10 23 (5.85%) JSP
10 23 (5.85%) Servlets
11 22 (5.60%) CSS
12 19 (4.83%) EJB
12 19 (4.83%) WebSphere MQ
13 17 (4.33%) Ajax
14 16 (4.07%) Struts
14 16 (4.07%) XSLT
15 15 (3.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (25.19%) Mainframe
2 38 (9.67%) DataPower
3 28 (7.12%) Online Banking
4 15 (3.82%) Web 2.0
4 15 (3.82%) Derivative
5 14 (3.56%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.05%) EPoS
7 9 (2.29%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (2.04%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.04%) Replication
8 8 (2.04%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.53%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.53%) Open Source
9 6 (1.53%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.27%) Physics
11 4 (1.02%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.02%) iSeries
11 4 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.02%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 114 (29.01%) Linux
2 93 (23.66%) UNIX
3 43 (10.94%) Windows
4 39 (9.92%) zOS
5 28 (7.12%) AIX
6 21 (5.34%) Solaris
7 15 (3.82%) HPUX
8 6 (1.53%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (1.27%) VMS
10 4 (1.02%) Android
11 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.25%) CentOS
13 1 (0.25%) OS/400
13 1 (0.25%) OpenSolaris
13 1 (0.25%) MVS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.25%) SUSE
13 1 (0.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (11.20%) Multithreading
2 43 (10.94%) E-Commerce
3 38 (9.67%) OO
4 37 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (8.14%) ETL
7 30 (7.63%) TDD
8 29 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (6.87%) Incident Management
9 27 (6.87%) Data Modelling
9 27 (6.87%) UML
10 24 (6.11%) Waterfall
11 23 (5.85%) ITIL
12 20 (5.09%) Change Management
13 18 (4.58%) Configuration Management
14 17 (4.33%) Content Management
14 17 (4.33%) Migration
15 15 (3.82%) Knowledge Management
15 15 (3.82%) RAD
15 15 (3.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 142 (36.13%) SQL
2 137 (34.86%) Java
3 46 (11.70%) Perl
4 36 (9.16%) JavaScript
5 33 (8.40%) COBOL
6 30 (7.63%) C
7 29 (7.38%) C#
7 29 (7.38%) Python
8 19 (4.83%) Bash Shell
9 18 (4.58%) JCL
10 17 (4.33%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.82%) XPath
12 11 (2.80%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.04%) C++
14 6 (1.53%) Korn
14 6 (1.53%) R
15 5 (1.27%) REXX
15 5 (1.27%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.02%) RPG
16 4 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (8.14%) Degree
2 8 (2.04%) ISEB
3 5 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.02%) CISM
4 4 (1.02%) CISSP
5 3 (0.76%) CCA
5 3 (0.76%) IBM Certification
5 3 (0.76%) IBM WebSphere Certification
5 3 (0.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PhD
7 1 (0.25%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.33%) QA
2 12 (3.05%) SLA
3 4 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.51%) COBIT
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 8 (2.04%) Platform Symphony
3 7 (1.78%) RACF
4 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.25%) Snort
7 1 (0.25%) Squid
7 1 (0.25%) Xen
7 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.25%) KVM
7 1 (0.25%) qmail
7 1 (0.25%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.25%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.25%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 43 (10.94%) Tivoli
2 28 (7.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 8 (2.04%) Data Guard
3 8 (2.04%) Puppet
4 7 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.53%) CA Endevor
6 5 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (1.27%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.25%) Control-M
8 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.25%) Nessus
8 1 (0.25%) OMEGAMON
8 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 157 (39.95%) Oracle
2 134 (34.10%) IBM
3 56 (14.25%) Sybase
4 40 (10.18%) Ab Initio
5 37 (9.41%) HP
6 28 (7.12%) LogLogic
7 18 (4.58%) webMethods
8 17 (4.33%) Microsoft
9 15 (3.82%) Cognos
10 14 (3.56%) Interwoven
10 14 (3.56%) ATG
10 14 (3.56%) Elastic Path
10 14 (3.56%) Blue Martini
11 12 (3.05%) ServiceNow
11 12 (3.05%) BMC
11 12 (3.05%) Business Objects
12 10 (2.54%) JBoss
12 10 (2.54%) Teradata
13 9 (2.29%) Cisco
13 9 (2.29%) CA
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