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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 247 169 244
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +75
Contract jobs citing DB2 179 308 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.75% 1.23% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.40% 5.25% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 215 88
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £348 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.65%
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 £31.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+355.97% -17.93%
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
5264 5864 4888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.03% 23.47% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3828 4110 3379
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 50
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £18.00 £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £46.23 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(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
City of London -49 40 £400 -0.06% 10
West Drayton - 2 £475 -
Bromley - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 166 (50.76%) SQL
2 164 (50.15%) Oracle
3 100 (30.58%) Linux
4 87 (26.61%) UNIX
4 87 (26.61%) IBM
5 83 (25.38%) SQL Server
6 80 (24.46%) Java
7 79 (24.16%) Finance
8 72 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (20.80%) Banking
10 61 (18.65%) Windows
10 61 (18.65%) Relational Database
11 59 (18.04%) Mainframe
12 56 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
13 54 (16.51%) JavaScript
14 52 (15.90%) Data Warehouse
15 50 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
16 49 (14.98%) Retail
17 48 (14.68%) Perl
17 48 (14.68%) HTML
18 42 (12.84%) WebSphere
19 41 (12.54%) Sybase
19 41 (12.54%) AIX
20 40 (12.23%) Web Services
20 40 (12.23%) Hadoop
21 38 (11.62%) Scrum
22 36 (11.01%) Investment Banking
23 33 (10.09%) ETL
24 32 (9.79%) CICS
24 32 (9.79%) XML

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 42 (12.84%) WebSphere
2 32 (9.79%) CICS
3 28 (8.56%) Apache
4 27 (8.26%) SAS
5 18 (5.50%) Tomcat
6 16 (4.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 15 (4.59%) IIS
8 14 (4.28%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.53%) JBoss
10 4 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.92%) Tuxedo
11 3 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.61%) Confluence
12 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 2 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 18 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.22%) MS Office
3 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.92%) SPSS
4 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.22%) Maximo
3 2 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.31%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.31%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.89%) SAN
2 15 (4.59%) Internet
2 15 (4.59%) VPN
2 15 (4.59%) Firewall
3 14 (4.28%) HTTP
4 13 (3.98%) Network Security
5 12 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (3.67%) VLAN
5 12 (3.67%) IPsec
5 12 (3.67%) NetScaler
5 12 (3.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (3.67%) Cisco ISE
5 12 (3.67%) Ethernet
5 12 (3.67%) BGP
6 10 (3.06%) DNS
7 7 (2.14%) SSL
7 7 (2.14%) FTP
7 7 (2.14%) SMTP
8 5 (1.53%) LAN
8 5 (1.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 61 (18.65%) Relational Database
3 52 (15.90%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (12.23%) Hadoop
5 29 (8.87%) RDBMS
6 21 (6.42%) Oracle Database
7 19 (5.81%) Big Data
8 18 (5.50%) MySQL
9 17 (5.20%) Sybase ASE
9 17 (5.20%) OLAP
10 16 (4.89%) NoSQL
11 14 (4.28%) MongoDB
11 14 (4.28%) Oracle OLAP
11 14 (4.28%) OLTP
12 12 (3.67%) IBM InfoSphere
13 11 (3.36%) Oracle ODI
13 11 (3.36%) Oracle Exadata
14 10 (3.06%) DataStage
15 9 (2.75%) QlikView
15 9 (2.75%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 27 (8.26%) Selenium
2 26 (7.95%) Maven
3 23 (7.03%) JUnit
4 20 (6.12%) Eclipse
5 19 (5.81%) JIRA
6 13 (3.98%) ClearCase
6 13 (3.98%) Ant
7 11 (3.36%) SoapUI
8 10 (3.06%) Redmine
8 10 (3.06%) Subversion
9 9 (2.75%) Mockito
9 9 (2.75%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.45%) Checkstyle
11 6 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (1.53%) ERwin
12 5 (1.53%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.53%) JBehave
13 4 (1.22%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (1.22%) TestNG
General
1 79 (24.16%) Finance
2 68 (20.80%) Banking
3 49 (14.98%) Retail
4 36 (11.01%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.20%) Marketing
6 10 (3.06%) Front Office
7 7 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.83%) Games
9 5 (1.53%) Back Office
10 4 (1.22%) Advertising
11 3 (0.92%) Publishing
11 3 (0.92%) French Language
12 2 (0.61%) Legal
13 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.31%) Law
13 1 (0.31%) German Language
13 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 114 (34.86%) Developer
2 43 (13.15%) Analyst
3 38 (11.62%) Java Developer
4 37 (11.31%) DBA
5 35 (10.70%) Architect
6 21 (6.42%) DB2 DBA
7 17 (5.20%) Consultant
8 13 (3.98%) Senior Developer
9 12 (3.67%) Administrator
9 12 (3.67%) Data Architect
10 11 (3.36%) Database Specialist
10 11 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (2.75%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (2.75%) Sybase DBA
11 9 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (2.45%) Ab Initio Developer
12 8 (2.45%) Database Developer
12 8 (2.45%) Tester
12 8 (2.45%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (2.45%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (14.68%) HTML
2 40 (12.23%) Web Services
3 32 (9.79%) XML
4 30 (9.17%) JSP
4 30 (9.17%) Spring
5 21 (6.42%) Hibernate
6 20 (6.12%) Middleware
7 19 (5.81%) CSS
8 18 (5.50%) JMS
8 18 (5.50%) SOAP
9 17 (5.20%) J2EE
10 16 (4.89%) WebSphere MQ
11 15 (4.59%) JSON
12 14 (4.28%) JavaBeans
12 14 (4.28%) Java EE
13 13 (3.98%) JPA
14 12 (3.67%) REST
14 12 (3.67%) Regular Expression
14 12 (3.67%) .NET
15 9 (2.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.04%) Mainframe
2 56 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.03%) Replication
4 15 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 15 (4.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 13 (3.98%) Derivative
6 12 (3.67%) CLARiiON
6 12 (3.67%) Symmetrix
7 11 (3.36%) Visualisation
7 11 (3.36%) IBM Mainframe
7 11 (3.36%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.45%) VSAM
9 7 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.22%) AS400
10 4 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.22%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.22%) HACMP
10 4 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (1.22%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.92%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 100 (30.58%) Linux
2 87 (26.61%) UNIX
3 61 (18.65%) Windows
4 41 (12.54%) AIX
5 23 (7.03%) Solaris
6 14 (4.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (4.28%) zOS
7 13 (3.98%) SUSE
8 12 (3.67%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.92%) HPUX
11 2 (0.61%) MVS
11 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.31%) Tru64
12 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (11.62%) Scrum
4 33 (10.09%) ETL
5 30 (9.17%) Analytics
6 29 (8.87%) E-Commerce
6 29 (8.87%) TDD
7 27 (8.26%) Data Modelling
8 24 (7.34%) Configuration Management
9 23 (7.03%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (6.12%) Change Management
11 18 (5.50%) Service Management
11 18 (5.50%) Migration
11 18 (5.50%) OO
11 18 (5.50%) Content Management
11 18 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (5.20%) Automated Testing
13 16 (4.89%) Unit Testing
14 15 (4.59%) Load Balancing
15 14 (4.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 166 (50.76%) SQL
2 80 (24.46%) Java
3 54 (16.51%) JavaScript
4 48 (14.68%) Perl
5 27 (8.26%) COBOL
6 19 (5.81%) JCL
7 18 (5.50%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.59%) Python
9 11 (3.36%) REXX
9 11 (3.36%) Korn
9 11 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 9 (2.75%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.14%) C++
12 6 (1.83%) C#
13 5 (1.53%) C
14 4 (1.22%) Scala
15 2 (0.61%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.31%) VB
16 1 (0.31%) Tcl
16 1 (0.31%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 27 (8.26%) Degree
2 7 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.53%) ISEB
4 5 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.31%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.79%) QA
2 3 (0.92%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.92%) SLA
3 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (3.98%) vSphere
2 12 (3.67%) FreeRADIUS
3 10 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (3.06%) RACF
4 9 (2.75%) Firmware
5 7 (2.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (2.14%) Apache Flume
6 6 (1.83%) HDFS
6 6 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (1.53%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.61%) Xen
9 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (3.36%) Tivoli
1 11 (3.36%) OMEGAMON
2 7 (2.14%) Ambari
2 7 (2.14%) Oozie
3 6 (1.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 5 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (1.53%) Puppet
4 5 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.53%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (1.22%) Ansible
6 3 (0.92%) Foglight
6 3 (0.92%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.61%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.61%) MAINVIEW
7 2 (0.61%) Nagios
7 2 (0.61%) nmon
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.31%) Netcool
8 1 (0.31%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 164 (50.15%) Oracle
2 87 (26.61%) IBM
3 41 (12.54%) Sybase
4 23 (7.03%) Business Objects
5 20 (6.12%) Cisco
6 18 (5.50%) Tableau
7 16 (4.89%) Red Hat
7 16 (4.89%) Teradata
8 15 (4.59%) VMware
8 15 (4.59%) EMC
9 14 (4.28%) Microsoft
9 14 (4.28%) Sun
9 14 (4.28%) Canoo
9 14 (4.28%) Hortonworks
10 12 (3.67%) Citrix
10 12 (3.67%) Ab Initio
10 12 (3.67%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.36%) CA
12 10 (3.06%) SAP
12 10 (3.06%) Google
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £240 to £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago