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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 38 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs citing DB2 31 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.32% 0.57% 2.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.02% 3.79% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 10
Average daily rate
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£450 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 - £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
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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
163 132 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.43% 14.93% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 65 70
Average daily rate £400 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £258 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (71.11%) WebSphere
3 30 (66.67%) IBM
4 29 (64.44%) WebSphere MQ
5 27 (60.00%) DataPower
6 24 (53.33%) AIX
6 24 (53.33%) UNIX
7 20 (44.44%) Ab Initio
8 16 (35.56%) JMS
8 16 (35.56%) Solaris
8 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (33.33%) Linux
10 14 (31.11%) Windows
10 14 (31.11%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (31.11%) Finance
11 12 (26.67%) Shell Script
11 12 (26.67%) High Availability
12 11 (24.44%) Clustering
12 11 (24.44%) HTTP
12 11 (24.44%) IBM Certification
12 11 (24.44%) XML
13 10 (22.22%) Big Data
13 10 (22.22%) Low Latency
14 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
15 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (17.78%) SQL
15 8 (17.78%) Middleware
15 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
15 8 (17.78%) ETL
16 7 (15.56%) Python

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (71.11%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Maximo
2 1 (2.22%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) SSL
3 2 (4.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) SSH
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) ATM
4 1 (2.22%) SMS
4 1 (2.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (22.22%) Big Data
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) TestComplete
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 14 (31.11%) Ab Initio Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Senior Developer
3 11 (24.44%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Tester
8 2 (4.44%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.22%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) WebSphere MQ
2 16 (35.56%) JMS
3 11 (24.44%) XML
4 8 (17.78%) Middleware
5 7 (15.56%) SOAP
6 6 (13.33%) JSON
7 5 (11.11%) Web Services
8 4 (8.89%) WSDL
9 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (4.44%) HTML
9 2 (4.44%) .NET
10 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.22%) EJB
10 1 (2.22%) CSS
10 1 (2.22%) XSD
10 1 (2.22%) XSL
10 1 (2.22%) XSLT
10 1 (2.22%) RESTful
10 1 (2.22%) REST
10 1 (2.22%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 27 (60.00%) DataPower
2 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (24.44%) Clustering
4 9 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.67%) AS400
5 3 (6.67%) iSeries
5 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) AIX
1 24 (53.33%) UNIX
2 16 (35.56%) Solaris
3 15 (33.33%) Linux
4 14 (31.11%) Windows
5 2 (4.44%) zOS
6 1 (2.22%) Android
6 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) High Availability
3 10 (22.22%) Low Latency
4 8 (17.78%) ETL
4 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.33%) Validation
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Resource Management
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.22%) JVM Tuning
9 1 (2.22%) Garbage Collection
9 1 (2.22%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (2.22%) SDLC
9 1 (2.22%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 7 (15.56%) Python
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) REXX
6 1 (2.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) IBM
2 20 (44.44%) Ab Initio
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.22%) F5
5 1 (2.22%) Endeca
5 1 (2.22%) CA
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco