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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 288 266 229
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -37
Contract jobs citing DB2 142 164 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.59% 0.67% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.50% 2.93% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 95 130
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
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
5672 5590 5747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.55% 22.97% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4035 3750 3964
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 38
Average hourly rate £27.78 £28.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +4.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £16.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.00 £59.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -16 24 £500 +14.28% 8
Paddington - 7 £400 -
Docklands, London -6 3 £463 -16.85%
Hounslow - 2 £431 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 108 (37.76%) Java
1 108 (37.76%) Oracle
2 106 (37.06%) SQL
3 104 (36.36%) Linux
4 97 (33.92%) Finance
5 90 (31.47%) UNIX
6 69 (24.13%) Relational Database
7 66 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 61 (21.33%) Banking
8 61 (21.33%) WebSphere
9 59 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (19.93%) CICS
11 56 (19.58%) Windows
12 55 (19.23%) Sybase
13 51 (17.83%) IBM
14 48 (16.78%) JavaScript
15 45 (15.73%) WebSphere Application Server
16 42 (14.69%) COBOL
16 42 (14.69%) Migration
16 42 (14.69%) Mainframe
17 41 (14.34%) TDD
18 40 (13.99%) Spring
19 39 (13.64%) AIX
19 39 (13.64%) XML
20 38 (13.29%) Perl
21 37 (12.94%) HTML
21 37 (12.94%) REST
22 35 (12.24%) Web Services
22 35 (12.24%) zOS
23 34 (11.89%) SOAP

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 61 (21.33%) WebSphere
2 57 (19.93%) CICS
3 45 (15.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (8.39%) Apache
5 22 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 16 (5.59%) WebSphere Portal
7 13 (4.55%) WebSphere Process Server
8 12 (4.20%) IIS
9 10 (3.50%) MQSeries
10 9 (3.15%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (2.45%) Confluence
12 6 (2.10%) SAS
12 6 (2.10%) WebLogic
13 5 (1.75%) JBoss
14 3 (1.05%) GemFire
14 3 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (1.05%) Apache Spark
15 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.70%) Node.js
15 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.70%) SPSS
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.80%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.40%) Loan IQ
3 3 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.05%) BusinessWare
3 3 (1.05%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.70%) SAP R/3
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.35%) HFM
5 1 (0.35%) Unica
5 1 (0.35%) Tridion
5 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.75%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.34%) HTTP
2 13 (4.55%) FTP
3 10 (3.50%) Firewall
4 5 (1.75%) SSH
4 5 (1.75%) VPN
4 5 (1.75%) SSL
4 5 (1.75%) SAN
5 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.70%) WAN
6 2 (0.70%) LDAP
7 1 (0.35%) ATM
7 1 (0.35%) LAN
7 1 (0.35%) SMS
7 1 (0.35%) Internet
7 1 (0.35%) VLAN
7 1 (0.35%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.35%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.13%) Relational Database
2 66 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 31 (10.84%) RDBMS
4 29 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.90%) MongoDB
6 13 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.55%) MySQL
7 12 (4.20%) IMS/DB
7 12 (4.20%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.20%) Big Data
7 12 (4.20%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.50%) Informix
9 10 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (2.80%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 8 (2.80%) Oracle9i Database
11 8 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (8.04%) Subversion
1 23 (8.04%) Maven
2 19 (6.64%) Introscope
3 18 (6.29%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.24%) Ant
4 15 (5.24%) JUnit
5 11 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.15%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.80%) JIRA
7 8 (2.80%) JBehave
7 8 (2.80%) SoapUI
8 7 (2.45%) ClearCase
9 6 (2.10%) Mockito
9 6 (2.10%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (1.40%) Selenium
11 3 (1.05%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.05%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.70%) jMock
12 2 (0.70%) Checkstyle
General
1 97 (33.92%) Finance
2 61 (21.33%) Banking
3 21 (7.34%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.20%) General Ledger
4 12 (4.20%) Retail
5 11 (3.85%) Front Office
6 4 (1.40%) Back Office
6 4 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.40%) Marketing
6 4 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 108 (37.76%) Developer
2 50 (17.48%) Java Developer
3 39 (13.64%) Analyst
4 23 (8.04%) Architect
4 23 (8.04%) Senior Developer
5 19 (6.64%) Administrator
6 18 (6.29%) Consultant
7 16 (5.59%) WebSphere Specialist
8 13 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (4.55%) Server Specialist
8 13 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
8 13 (4.55%) WebSphere Server Specialist
9 12 (4.20%) Support Analyst
9 12 (4.20%) WebSphere Administrator
10 10 (3.50%) Project Manager
11 8 (2.80%) DBA
11 8 (2.80%) Technical Support
11 8 (2.80%) Technical Support Analyst
11 8 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (2.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (13.99%) Spring
2 39 (13.64%) XML
3 37 (12.94%) HTML
3 37 (12.94%) REST
4 35 (12.24%) Web Services
5 34 (11.89%) J2EE
5 34 (11.89%) SOAP
6 28 (9.79%) Hibernate
7 25 (8.74%) JSP
8 20 (6.99%) XSL
9 18 (6.29%) Ajax
10 15 (5.24%) Java EE
10 15 (5.24%) XSD
10 15 (5.24%) .NET
10 15 (5.24%) Middleware
11 14 (4.90%) Servlets
11 14 (4.90%) JSON
12 12 (4.20%) CSS
13 11 (3.85%) EJB
13 11 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.69%) Mainframe
2 34 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.79%) LPAR
4 18 (6.29%) AS400
5 17 (5.94%) Computer Science
6 15 (5.24%) N-Tier
7 14 (4.90%) Mobile App
8 12 (4.20%) Derivative
9 7 (2.45%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.75%) PKI
10 5 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.75%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.40%) DataPower
11 4 (1.40%) VSAM
12 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.05%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.05%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 104 (36.36%) Linux
2 90 (31.47%) UNIX
3 56 (19.58%) Windows
4 39 (13.64%) AIX
5 35 (12.24%) zOS
6 26 (9.09%) Solaris
7 12 (4.20%) MVS
8 7 (2.45%) OS/400
9 4 (1.40%) OS/390
10 3 (1.05%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.05%) CentOS
11 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.70%) SUSE
11 2 (0.70%) HPUX
12 1 (0.35%) VMS
12 1 (0.35%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (14.69%) Migration
3 41 (14.34%) TDD
4 27 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (9.09%) ETL
6 25 (8.74%) Scrum
6 25 (8.74%) SDLC
7 22 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (7.34%) OO
9 19 (6.64%) Performance Tuning
9 19 (6.64%) Multithreading
10 18 (6.29%) Data Modelling
11 17 (5.94%) Open Source
12 16 (5.59%) DevOps
12 16 (5.59%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.24%) Web Development
14 13 (4.55%) Unit Testing
14 13 (4.55%) CRM
14 13 (4.55%) ITIL
14 13 (4.55%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 108 (37.76%) Java
2 106 (37.06%) SQL
3 48 (16.78%) JavaScript
4 42 (14.69%) COBOL
5 38 (13.29%) Perl
6 28 (9.79%) Python
7 25 (8.74%) Jython
8 23 (8.04%) JCL
9 18 (6.29%) Shell Script
10 17 (5.94%) C#
11 15 (5.24%) Korn
12 14 (4.90%) VBA
13 13 (4.55%) T-SQL
14 12 (4.20%) C++
14 12 (4.20%) Bash Shell
15 10 (3.50%) RPG
16 9 (3.15%) Scala
17 8 (2.80%) PowerShell
17 8 (2.80%) XPath
18 5 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.70%) CCSP
2 2 (0.70%) CISSP
2 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.70%) CISM
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.45%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) ClearTrust
2 3 (1.05%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 2 (0.70%) RACF
3 2 (0.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Docker
4 1 (0.35%) HDFS
4 1 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 19 (6.64%) CA Wily
2 12 (4.20%) Control-M
3 8 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.45%) Puppet
4 7 (2.45%) CA Endevor
5 4 (1.40%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.70%) Salt
7 1 (0.35%) Ansible
7 1 (0.35%) Ambari
7 1 (0.35%) Oozie
7 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.35%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.35%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 108 (37.76%) Oracle
2 55 (19.23%) Sybase
3 51 (17.83%) IBM
4 26 (9.09%) CA
5 20 (6.99%) Microsoft
6 11 (3.85%) Teradata
7 8 (2.80%) Cisco
8 7 (2.45%) Informatica
8 7 (2.45%) F5
9 6 (2.10%) Netezza
10 5 (1.75%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.75%) Cognos
10 5 (1.75%) Greenplum
11 4 (1.40%) Cadence
11 4 (1.40%) Talend
11 4 (1.40%) SAP
11 4 (1.40%) HP
11 4 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.40%) BEA
11 4 (1.40%) Atlassian
West London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Consult Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago