The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 61 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing DB2 7 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 1.52% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.47% 7.81% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
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£550 £455 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +31.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%
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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 Reading region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
128 192 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.88% 19.41% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 97 72
Average daily rate £375 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Reading region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Basis
2 4 (50.00%) ABAP
2 4 (50.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) REXX
3 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Cadence
4 1 (12.50%) RACF
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) JBehave
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) REST

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JBehave
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe DBA
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SAP Basis
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) ABAP
3 2 (25.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) RACF
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cadence