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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 319 267 198
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -69
Contract jobs citing DB2 92 141 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.68% 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.85% 2.89% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 93 151
Average daily rate £461 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
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
4967 4879 5026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.49% 23.42% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3593 3455 3447
Average daily rate £475 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 42
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +15 14 £525 +2.43% 2
Croydon - 5 £465 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £423 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 87 (43.28%) SQL
2 86 (42.79%) Oracle
3 77 (38.31%) Linux
4 75 (37.31%) Java
5 65 (32.34%) Finance
6 59 (29.35%) Unix
7 51 (25.37%) SQL Server
8 50 (24.88%) WebSphere
9 45 (22.39%) IBM
10 41 (20.40%) Banking
11 40 (19.90%) Sybase
12 35 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (16.42%) JavaScript
14 32 (15.92%) Relational Database
14 32 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
15 31 (15.42%) XML
15 31 (15.42%) zOS
16 29 (14.43%) Perl
17 28 (13.93%) Windows
17 28 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
17 28 (13.93%) Mainframe
18 27 (13.43%) Python
18 27 (13.43%) AIX
18 27 (13.43%) HTML
18 27 (13.43%) WebSphere Application Server
18 27 (13.43%) Shell Script
18 27 (13.43%) Hadoop
19 26 (12.94%) ETL
20 25 (12.44%) Web Services
21 24 (11.94%) OO

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 50 (24.88%) WebSphere
2 27 (13.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (11.94%) CICS
4 16 (7.96%) Apache
4 16 (7.96%) IIS
5 13 (6.47%) Apache Spark
6 12 (5.97%) MQSeries
7 8 (3.98%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.98%) WebLogic
8 7 (3.48%) OpenStack
9 6 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.99%) iPlanet
9 6 (2.99%) MS Exchange
10 5 (2.49%) Drupal
10 5 (2.49%) Smallworld
11 4 (1.99%) GemFire
11 4 (1.99%) JBoss
11 4 (1.99%) JCAPS
11 4 (1.99%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (3.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) BusinessWare
1 6 (2.99%) Magento
1 6 (2.99%) SAP R/3
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.00%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.50%) Misys Equation
3 1 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.97%) Firewall
2 9 (4.48%) HTTP
2 9 (4.48%) SSL
2 9 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.99%) Network Security
4 3 (1.49%) DNS
4 3 (1.49%) LDAP
4 3 (1.49%) snoop
4 3 (1.49%) SSH
4 3 (1.49%) tcpdump
4 3 (1.49%) VPN
4 3 (1.49%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.00%) SAN
6 1 (0.50%) ATM
6 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.50%) LAN
6 1 (0.50%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.92%) Relational Database
3 28 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (13.43%) Hadoop
5 22 (10.95%) Big Data
6 19 (9.45%) MySQL
7 15 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (6.97%) Apache Hive
8 14 (6.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (5.47%) Oracle Database
9 11 (5.47%) RDBMS
10 10 (4.98%) MongoDB
11 9 (4.48%) DataStage
11 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (3.98%) DB2 UDB
12 8 (3.98%) IBM InfoSphere
12 8 (3.98%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (2.99%) NoSQL
14 5 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (1.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 12 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.98%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.98%) Ant
3 8 (3.98%) Maven
4 7 (3.48%) Rational Application Developer
4 7 (3.48%) Subversion
5 6 (2.99%) JUnit
5 6 (2.99%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (1.99%) Appium
6 4 (1.99%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.49%) Calabash
7 3 (1.49%) Lombardi
8 2 (1.00%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.00%) ERwin
8 2 (1.00%) Gradle
8 2 (1.00%) Introscope
8 2 (1.00%) JBehave
8 2 (1.00%) JIRA
8 2 (1.00%) Selenium
9 1 (0.50%) NuGet
General
1 65 (32.34%) Finance
2 41 (20.40%) Banking
3 14 (6.97%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.48%) Front Office
4 7 (3.48%) Retail
5 6 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
7 2 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (35.82%) Developer
2 36 (17.91%) Analyst
3 26 (12.94%) Architect
4 25 (12.44%) Java Developer
5 19 (9.45%) DBA
6 13 (6.47%) DB2 DBA
7 12 (5.97%) Administrator
8 10 (4.98%) CICS Analyst
8 10 (4.98%) Data Architect
8 10 (4.98%) Support Analyst
9 8 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (3.98%) Security Architect
9 8 (3.98%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (3.48%) Consultant
10 7 (3.48%) Data Centre Architect
10 7 (3.48%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Information Architect
11 6 (2.99%) Information Security Architect
11 6 (2.99%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.99%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.42%) XML
2 27 (13.43%) HTML
3 25 (12.44%) Web Services
4 22 (10.95%) Middleware
5 18 (8.96%) J2EE
6 16 (7.96%) AngularJS
6 16 (7.96%) Spring
7 14 (6.97%) .NET
7 14 (6.97%) Hibernate
8 12 (5.97%) JSP
9 11 (5.47%) Ajax
9 11 (5.47%) Servlets
9 11 (5.47%) SOAP
10 10 (4.98%) CSS
10 10 (4.98%) JMS
11 9 (4.48%) Celery
12 8 (3.98%) WebSphere MQ
13 7 (3.48%) JSTL
13 7 (3.48%) Struts
14 6 (2.99%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (13.93%) Mainframe
3 18 (8.96%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.47%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.48%) Clustering
5 9 (4.48%) Replication
6 8 (3.98%) AS400
6 8 (3.98%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.98%) Private Cloud
7 7 (3.48%) Equities
8 6 (2.99%) Derivative
8 6 (2.99%) FMCG
8 6 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.99%) PKI
8 6 (2.99%) Web 2.0
9 5 (2.49%) DataPower
9 5 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.49%) Over-the-Top Content
9 5 (2.49%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 77 (38.31%) Linux
2 59 (29.35%) Unix
3 31 (15.42%) zOS
4 28 (13.93%) Windows
5 27 (13.43%) AIX
6 12 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.97%) Solaris
7 11 (5.47%) Windows Server
8 6 (2.99%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.49%) SUSE
10 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.49%) Android
11 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.49%) CentOS
11 3 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.50%) Fedora
13 1 (0.50%) HPUX
13 1 (0.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (12.94%) ETL
3 24 (11.94%) OO
4 21 (10.45%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (9.95%) E-Commerce
5 20 (9.95%) Migration
6 19 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (6.97%) ITIL
8 13 (6.47%) Configuration Management
8 13 (6.47%) TDD
9 12 (5.97%) SDLC
10 11 (5.47%) OOD
10 11 (5.47%) Project Management
10 11 (5.47%) Scrum
11 10 (4.98%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.98%) Database Tuning
11 10 (4.98%) Information Security
11 10 (4.98%) Pair Programming
11 10 (4.98%) SOA
11 10 (4.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 87 (43.28%) SQL
2 75 (37.31%) Java
3 33 (16.42%) JavaScript
4 29 (14.43%) Perl
5 27 (13.43%) Python
5 27 (13.43%) Shell Script
6 14 (6.97%) Bash Shell
6 14 (6.97%) Ruby
7 13 (6.47%) C#
7 13 (6.47%) JCL
8 11 (5.47%) C++
9 8 (3.98%) PHP
9 8 (3.98%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.48%) COBOL
11 5 (2.49%) Korn
12 4 (1.99%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.49%) Scala
13 3 (1.49%) VB
13 3 (1.49%) VB6
13 3 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.46%) Degree
2 6 (2.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 6 (2.99%) CCSP
2 6 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.99%) CISM
2 6 (2.99%) CISSP
3 3 (1.49%) ISEB
3 3 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.50%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.47%) QA
2 11 (5.47%) Data Quality
3 7 (3.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.00%) SAS 70
4 2 (1.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 11 (5.47%) RACF
2 10 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.48%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.48%) ClearTrust
5 4 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.49%) vSphere
7 2 (1.00%) Docker
7 2 (1.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.50%) ACF2
8 1 (0.50%) HDFS
8 1 (0.50%) LXC
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (5.47%) Puppet
2 10 (4.98%) CA Endevor
3 8 (3.98%) Ansible
3 8 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.99%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (2.49%) Control-M
6 3 (1.49%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.00%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.50%) Nagios
8 1 (0.50%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 86 (42.79%) Oracle
2 45 (22.39%) IBM
3 40 (19.90%) Sybase
4 24 (11.94%) Teradata
5 18 (8.96%) CA
6 16 (7.96%) Microsoft
7 12 (5.97%) Netezza
7 12 (5.97%) VMware
8 11 (5.47%) SAP
9 10 (4.98%) Ab Initio
9 10 (4.98%) Tableau
10 9 (4.48%) HP
11 8 (3.98%) hybris
12 7 (3.48%) Informatica
13 6 (2.99%) BEA
13 6 (2.99%) CheckPoint
13 6 (2.99%) NetApp
13 6 (2.99%) Red Hat
13 6 (2.99%) Vitria
14 5 (2.49%) Ericsson
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