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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 254 189 270
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +81
Contract jobs citing DB2 141 228 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.67% 1.04% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.95% 4.55% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 146 65
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £381
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%
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
4787 5006 4526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.79% 22.86% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3478 3146
Average daily rate £445 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £33.35 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.02% +21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £18.00 £18.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £57.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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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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 -9 33 £501 +25.12% 7
Brentford - 1 £340 -
Bromley - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (47.93%) SQL
2 153 (45.27%) Oracle
3 104 (30.77%) Java
4 100 (29.59%) Linux
5 99 (29.29%) UNIX
6 94 (27.81%) Finance
7 83 (24.56%) IBM
8 76 (22.49%) Banking
9 73 (21.60%) SQL Server
10 67 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (18.05%) Data Warehouse
12 59 (17.46%) Windows
13 55 (16.27%) JavaScript
14 53 (15.68%) Business Intelligence
15 51 (15.09%) Relational Database
16 50 (14.79%) Perl
17 49 (14.50%) Data Modelling
18 48 (14.20%) HTML
19 47 (13.91%) AIX
20 46 (13.61%) Web Services
20 46 (13.61%) WebSphere
21 45 (13.31%) Sybase
22 44 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (12.13%) Mainframe
24 40 (11.83%) Spring
25 39 (11.54%) Investment Banking
25 39 (11.54%) Scrum
25 39 (11.54%) ETL
26 36 (10.65%) Hadoop
27 35 (10.36%) Retail

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 46 (13.61%) WebSphere
2 35 (10.36%) CICS
3 29 (8.58%) Apache
4 25 (7.40%) Tomcat
4 25 (7.40%) SAS
5 17 (5.03%) IIS
6 16 (4.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (3.55%) MQSeries
8 8 (2.37%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (2.07%) JBoss
10 5 (1.48%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.89%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.59%) Adobe CQ
13 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.78%) SPSS
3 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.59%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.30%) Maximo
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.92%) HTTP
2 14 (4.14%) Firewall
3 13 (3.85%) VPN
4 12 (3.55%) SAN
5 11 (3.25%) Internet
5 11 (3.25%) Network Security
6 10 (2.96%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (2.96%) NetScaler
6 10 (2.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (2.96%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (2.96%) IPsec
6 10 (2.96%) VLAN
6 10 (2.96%) BGP
6 10 (2.96%) Ethernet
7 8 (2.37%) DNS
8 7 (2.07%) FTP
8 7 (2.07%) LAN
8 7 (2.07%) WAN
8 7 (2.07%) SMTP
9 5 (1.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 61 (18.05%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (15.09%) Relational Database
4 36 (10.65%) Hadoop
5 31 (9.17%) RDBMS
6 18 (5.33%) Oracle Database
7 17 (5.03%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.03%) Big Data
7 17 (5.03%) QlikView
8 16 (4.73%) MongoDB
9 14 (4.14%) DataStage
9 14 (4.14%) OLAP
10 13 (3.85%) MySQL
10 13 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
11 12 (3.55%) Oracle Exadata
12 11 (3.25%) IBM InfoSphere
12 11 (3.25%) Sybase ASE
12 11 (3.25%) Oracle OLAP
12 11 (3.25%) Base SAS
12 11 (3.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (8.88%) Maven
2 28 (8.28%) JUnit
3 27 (7.99%) Selenium
4 19 (5.62%) JIRA
5 16 (4.73%) Ant
5 16 (4.73%) Eclipse
6 12 (3.55%) ClearCase
7 11 (3.25%) Subversion
8 10 (2.96%) Redmine
9 9 (2.66%) Mockito
9 9 (2.66%) SoapUI
9 9 (2.66%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.37%) Checkstyle
11 7 (2.07%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.78%) jMock
13 5 (1.48%) JBehave
14 4 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
14 4 (1.18%) TestNG
14 4 (1.18%) PowerDesigner
14 4 (1.18%) ERwin
General
1 94 (27.81%) Finance
2 76 (22.49%) Banking
3 39 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 35 (10.36%) Retail
5 11 (3.25%) Front Office
6 8 (2.37%) Back Office
7 7 (2.07%) Marketing
8 5 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.18%) Advertising
10 3 (0.89%) Publishing
10 3 (0.89%) Legal
11 2 (0.59%) Games
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 122 (36.09%) Developer
2 52 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 46 (13.61%) Architect
4 39 (11.54%) Analyst
5 33 (9.76%) DBA
6 23 (6.80%) Consultant
7 18 (5.33%) DB2 DBA
8 16 (4.73%) Data Architect
9 13 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.55%) Programmer
11 11 (3.25%) Administrator
11 11 (3.25%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (2.96%) CICS Programmer
12 10 (2.96%) Designer
12 10 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (2.96%) Systems Programmer
13 9 (2.66%) CICS Systems Programmer
13 9 (2.66%) Technical Leader
13 9 (2.66%) QlikView Developer
13 9 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (14.20%) HTML
2 46 (13.61%) Web Services
3 40 (11.83%) Spring
4 31 (9.17%) XML
4 31 (9.17%) JSP
5 29 (8.58%) Hibernate
6 21 (6.21%) J2EE
7 20 (5.92%) Middleware
8 19 (5.62%) CSS
9 18 (5.33%) SOAP
9 18 (5.33%) JMS
9 18 (5.33%) JSON
10 15 (4.44%) RESTful
11 14 (4.14%) REST
11 14 (4.14%) JavaBeans
12 12 (3.55%) Java EE
12 12 (3.55%) JPA
12 12 (3.55%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (2.96%) Regular Expression
13 10 (2.96%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (12.13%) Mainframe
3 24 (7.10%) Derivative
4 16 (4.73%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.44%) Data Structures
5 15 (4.44%) Visualisation
5 15 (4.44%) Replication
6 12 (3.55%) Equity Derivative
7 10 (2.96%) Fixed Income
8 9 (2.66%) VSAM
8 9 (2.66%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (2.37%) Equities
10 6 (1.78%) CLARiiON
10 6 (1.78%) Symmetrix
10 6 (1.78%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.48%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.18%) AS400
12 4 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 100 (29.59%) Linux
2 99 (29.29%) UNIX
3 59 (17.46%) Windows
4 47 (13.91%) AIX
5 15 (4.44%) Solaris
6 12 (3.55%) zOS
7 10 (2.96%) SUSE
7 10 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (2.96%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) MVS
10 1 (0.30%) HPUX
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (15.68%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (14.50%) Data Modelling
4 39 (11.54%) ETL
4 39 (11.54%) Scrum
5 34 (10.06%) E-Commerce
6 33 (9.76%) TDD
7 23 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (6.21%) OO
8 21 (6.21%) Configuration Management
9 20 (5.92%) Analytics
10 19 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
11 18 (5.33%) Change Management
11 18 (5.33%) Content Management
12 17 (5.03%) Unit Testing
13 15 (4.44%) Automated Testing
14 14 (4.14%) Performance Analysis
15 13 (3.85%) DevOps
15 13 (3.85%) Data Architecture
15 13 (3.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 162 (47.93%) SQL
2 104 (30.77%) Java
3 55 (16.27%) JavaScript
4 50 (14.79%) Perl
5 31 (9.17%) COBOL
6 22 (6.51%) PL/SQL
7 18 (5.33%) Shell Script
8 17 (5.03%) JCL
9 15 (4.44%) Python
10 12 (3.55%) Korn
11 11 (3.25%) Assembly Language
12 10 (2.96%) REXX
12 10 (2.96%) Bash Shell
13 8 (2.37%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.78%) C#
15 5 (1.48%) Scala
16 4 (1.18%) ABAP
16 4 (1.18%) C++
17 3 (0.89%) C
18 2 (0.59%) RPG
Qualifications
1 23 (6.80%) Degree
2 8 (2.37%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.48%) ISEB
5 4 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.89%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.88%) QA
2 7 (2.07%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (3.25%) Oracle RAC
1 11 (3.25%) vSphere
2 10 (2.96%) FreeRADIUS
3 8 (2.37%) HDFS
3 8 (2.37%) Firmware
4 7 (2.07%) RACF
4 7 (2.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (2.07%) Apache Flume
5 6 (1.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 5 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.59%) Xen
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (3.85%) OMEGAMON
2 11 (3.25%) Tivoli
3 7 (2.07%) Ambari
3 7 (2.07%) Oozie
4 6 (1.78%) Puppet
5 5 (1.48%) CA Endevor
5 5 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 4 (1.18%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.18%) Ansible
7 3 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.59%) nmon
8 2 (0.59%) MAINVIEW
8 2 (0.59%) Nagios
8 2 (0.59%) Foglight
9 1 (0.30%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli NetView
9 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 153 (45.27%) Oracle
2 83 (24.56%) IBM
3 45 (13.31%) Sybase
4 27 (7.99%) Tableau
5 26 (7.69%) Teradata
6 25 (7.40%) Informatica
7 24 (7.10%) Business Objects
8 19 (5.62%) Netezza
9 18 (5.33%) Cisco
10 17 (5.03%) SAP
11 15 (4.44%) Hortonworks
12 14 (4.14%) Canoo
13 13 (3.85%) VMware
14 10 (2.96%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.96%) Cognos
14 10 (2.96%) Microsoft
14 10 (2.96%) Citrix
15 9 (2.66%) Red Hat
16 8 (2.37%) CA
16 8 (2.37%) Greenplum
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