The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 232 182 224
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +42
Contract jobs citing DB2 193 311 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 1.23% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.63% 5.35% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 206 110
Average daily rate
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£473 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £582 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £145.00 £27.00 £32.57
% change year-on-year
+437.03% -17.08%
DB2
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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5315 5813 5286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.88% 23.02% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3789 4058 3603
Average daily rate £425 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 65
Average hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £59.87 £48.24
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 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 22 October 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 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
City of London -39 47 £425 +3.03% 6
Greenford - 4 - -
West Drayton - 3 £475 -
Bromley - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 162 (51.92%) Oracle
2 159 (50.96%) SQL
3 91 (29.17%) Linux
4 87 (27.88%) SQL Server
5 78 (25.00%) UNIX
6 77 (24.68%) Finance
7 76 (24.36%) IBM
8 75 (24.04%) Java
9 64 (20.51%) Relational Database
10 63 (20.19%) Banking
11 60 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (18.91%) Mainframe
13 58 (18.59%) Windows
14 53 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
15 51 (16.35%) JavaScript
16 50 (16.03%) Retail
16 50 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
17 46 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
18 45 (14.42%) Perl
18 45 (14.42%) HTML
19 43 (13.78%) Hadoop
20 41 (13.14%) WebSphere
21 40 (12.82%) Sybase
22 35 (11.22%) AIX
23 33 (10.58%) Web Services
23 33 (10.58%) Investment Banking
24 32 (10.26%) Analytics
25 31 (9.94%) XML
26 30 (9.62%) RDBMS
26 30 (9.62%) CICS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 41 (13.14%) WebSphere
2 30 (9.62%) CICS
3 26 (8.33%) Apache
4 24 (7.69%) SAS
5 17 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (4.49%) IIS
6 14 (4.49%) MQSeries
7 13 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (1.28%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.96%) Tuxedo
9 3 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 2 (0.64%) Confluence
10 2 (0.64%) JBoss
11 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.32%) CMS
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.28%) MS Office
4 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.96%) Maximo
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Agresso
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.32%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.13%) Internet
2 15 (4.81%) SAN
3 14 (4.49%) Firewall
3 14 (4.49%) HTTP
3 14 (4.49%) VPN
4 13 (4.17%) Network Security
5 11 (3.53%) IPsec
5 11 (3.53%) BGP
5 11 (3.53%) Ethernet
5 11 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (3.53%) VLAN
5 11 (3.53%) Cisco ISE
5 11 (3.53%) NetScaler
5 11 (3.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (3.21%) DNS
7 7 (2.24%) SSL
7 7 (2.24%) SMTP
7 7 (2.24%) FTP
8 5 (1.60%) WAN
8 5 (1.60%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 64 (20.51%) Relational Database
3 46 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (13.78%) Hadoop
5 30 (9.62%) RDBMS
6 23 (7.37%) Oracle Database
7 20 (6.41%) Big Data
8 17 (5.45%) MySQL
9 15 (4.81%) Sybase ASE
9 15 (4.81%) NoSQL
10 14 (4.49%) MongoDB
11 12 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
11 12 (3.85%) OLAP
12 11 (3.53%) Data Mining
12 11 (3.53%) Oracle Exadata
13 9 (2.88%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (2.88%) Base SAS
13 9 (2.88%) IBM InfoSphere
14 8 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 24 (7.69%) Selenium
2 22 (7.05%) Maven
3 19 (6.09%) Eclipse
4 18 (5.77%) JIRA
4 18 (5.77%) JUnit
5 12 (3.85%) ClearCase
6 11 (3.53%) Ant
7 10 (3.21%) SoapUI
8 9 (2.88%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.88%) Subversion
8 9 (2.88%) Redmine
9 7 (2.24%) Mockito
9 7 (2.24%) Checkstyle
10 6 (1.92%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (1.60%) ERwin
11 5 (1.60%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.28%) TestNG
12 4 (1.28%) JBehave
12 4 (1.28%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 77 (24.68%) Finance
2 63 (20.19%) Banking
3 50 (16.03%) Retail
4 33 (10.58%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.77%) Marketing
6 7 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.92%) Games
7 6 (1.92%) Front Office
8 5 (1.60%) Back Office
9 4 (1.28%) Advertising
9 4 (1.28%) Publishing
10 3 (0.96%) French Language
11 2 (0.64%) Legal
12 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 103 (33.01%) Developer
2 45 (14.42%) Analyst
3 40 (12.82%) Architect
4 32 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 32 (10.26%) DBA
5 19 (6.09%) Consultant
6 18 (5.77%) DB2 DBA
7 12 (3.85%) Administrator
8 11 (3.53%) Database Specialist
8 11 (3.53%) Senior Developer
8 11 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (3.53%) Data Architect
9 10 (3.21%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
10 9 (2.88%) Sybase DBA
11 8 (2.56%) Database Developer
11 8 (2.56%) Ab Initio Developer
11 8 (2.56%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (2.56%) Tester
12 7 (2.24%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.42%) HTML
2 33 (10.58%) Web Services
3 31 (9.94%) XML
4 29 (9.29%) Spring
5 26 (8.33%) JSP
6 18 (5.77%) Hibernate
7 17 (5.45%) CSS
7 17 (5.45%) Middleware
8 16 (5.13%) J2EE
9 15 (4.81%) SOAP
9 15 (4.81%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (4.17%) .NET
10 13 (4.17%) JMS
10 13 (4.17%) JSON
11 12 (3.85%) Java EE
11 12 (3.85%) JavaBeans
12 11 (3.53%) JPA
12 11 (3.53%) Regular Expression
13 10 (3.21%) REST
14 8 (2.56%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.91%) Mainframe
2 50 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.37%) Replication
4 15 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.81%) Enterprise Storage
5 12 (3.85%) CLARiiON
5 12 (3.85%) Symmetrix
6 11 (3.53%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (2.88%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.56%) VSAM
9 7 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.24%) Derivative
10 5 (1.60%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.28%) Data Conversion
11 4 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.28%) AS400
12 3 (0.96%) HACMP
12 3 (0.96%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.96%) Online Gambling
12 3 (0.96%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 91 (29.17%) Linux
2 78 (25.00%) UNIX
3 58 (18.59%) Windows
4 35 (11.22%) AIX
5 22 (7.05%) Solaris
6 17 (5.45%) SUSE
7 14 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.49%) zOS
8 11 (3.53%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.96%) HPUX
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.64%) MVS
11 1 (0.32%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (10.26%) Analytics
4 27 (8.65%) E-Commerce
4 27 (8.65%) ETL
4 27 (8.65%) Scrum
5 26 (8.33%) TDD
6 25 (8.01%) Data Modelling
7 24 (7.69%) Migration
8 23 (7.37%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (6.73%) Configuration Management
10 19 (6.09%) Change Management
11 17 (5.45%) Service Management
11 17 (5.45%) Content Management
11 17 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.13%) Automated Testing
12 16 (5.13%) UML
12 16 (5.13%) OO
13 15 (4.81%) Unit Testing
14 14 (4.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 159 (50.96%) SQL
2 75 (24.04%) Java
3 51 (16.35%) JavaScript
4 45 (14.42%) Perl
5 27 (8.65%) COBOL
6 19 (6.09%) JCL
7 18 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.49%) Python
9 11 (3.53%) REXX
10 10 (3.21%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.88%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.88%) Korn
12 7 (2.24%) C#
12 7 (2.24%) C++
13 6 (1.92%) C
14 2 (0.64%) Scala
14 2 (0.64%) SAS Macro
15 1 (0.32%) NATURAL
15 1 (0.32%) AWK
15 1 (0.32%) RPG
Qualifications
1 26 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (2.24%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.60%) ISEB
3 5 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (0.96%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.85%) vSphere
2 11 (3.53%) FreeRADIUS
3 10 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (3.21%) RACF
4 8 (2.56%) Firmware
5 7 (2.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (2.24%) HDFS
6 6 (1.92%) Apache Flume
7 5 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (1.28%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (3.53%) Tivoli
1 11 (3.53%) OMEGAMON
2 6 (1.92%) Oozie
2 6 (1.92%) Ambari
2 6 (1.92%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 5 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.28%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.28%) Ansible
4 4 (1.28%) Puppet
5 3 (0.96%) Foglight
5 3 (0.96%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.64%) nmon
6 2 (0.64%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.32%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.32%) Netcool
7 1 (0.32%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.32%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 162 (51.92%) Oracle
2 76 (24.36%) IBM
3 40 (12.82%) Sybase
4 24 (7.69%) Cisco
5 22 (7.05%) Tableau
5 22 (7.05%) Business Objects
6 20 (6.41%) EMC
7 19 (6.09%) Teradata
8 18 (5.77%) VMware
9 15 (4.81%) Red Hat
10 14 (4.49%) Sun
10 14 (4.49%) Microsoft
11 13 (4.17%) SAP
11 13 (4.17%) Hortonworks
12 12 (3.85%) Canoo
12 12 (3.85%) Ab Initio
13 11 (3.53%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.53%) Citrix
13 11 (3.53%) Google
14 10 (3.21%) CA
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
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