The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 54 76 67
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.41% 0.40% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.06% 2.03% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £700 £263 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% +31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+168.57% -55.69%

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
124 197 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.44% 19.54% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 135 71
Median daily rate £475 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for DB2.

1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) ETL
1 9 (75.00%) MicroStrategy
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
1 9 (75.00%) Scala
1 9 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 9 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (75.00%) MapReduce
1 9 (75.00%) HBase
1 9 (75.00%) Big Data
1 9 (75.00%) HDFS
1 9 (75.00%) Impala
1 9 (75.00%) Apache Spark
1 9 (75.00%) Sqoop
1 9 (75.00%) Oozie
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Ab Initio
3 6 (50.00%) Hortonworks
3 6 (50.00%) Cloudera
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Perl

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 9 (75.00%) Big Data
1 9 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 9 (75.00%) HBase
1 9 (75.00%) Impala
1 9 (75.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (75.00%) Sqoop
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 2 (16.67%) ClearQuest
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Hadoop Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Scala Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) ClearCase Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) ClearCase Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Management Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Software Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CGI
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) AS400
1 1 (8.33%) Blog
1 1 (8.33%) iSeries
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) AIX
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (75.00%) ETL
1 9 (75.00%) MapReduce
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) Scala
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) HDFS
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Oozie
2 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (66.67%) Ab Initio
3 6 (50.00%) Cloudera
3 6 (50.00%) Hortonworks
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) VMware