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 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 41 65 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -17
Contract jobs citing DB2 37 4 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.62% 0.46% 2.99%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.39% 2.99% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 14
Average daily rate
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£475 - £480
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 - £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
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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
173 134 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.94% 15.33% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 72 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £260 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £30.50
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 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 1 September 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (72.22%) WebSphere
3 38 (70.37%) IBM
4 37 (68.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 35 (64.81%) DataPower
6 31 (57.41%) AIX
7 29 (53.70%) UNIX
8 24 (44.44%) Ab Initio
9 23 (42.59%) Solaris
10 22 (40.74%) Finance
11 20 (37.04%) JMS
12 19 (35.19%) Linux
13 18 (33.33%) Windows
14 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (29.63%) Shell Script
15 16 (29.63%) HTTP
16 15 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (27.78%) IBM Certification
16 15 (27.78%) Clustering
17 14 (25.93%) Middleware
18 12 (22.22%) High Availability
19 11 (20.37%) WebSphere Application Server
19 11 (20.37%) XML
19 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
20 10 (18.52%) SSL
20 10 (18.52%) Big Data
20 10 (18.52%) Low Latency
21 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
22 8 (14.81%) ETL
22 8 (14.81%) SQL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 39 (72.22%) WebSphere
2 11 (20.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) HTTP
2 10 (18.52%) SSL
3 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.56%) VPN
4 3 (5.56%) Firewall
4 3 (5.56%) SSH
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) ATM
6 1 (1.85%) SMS
6 1 (1.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (18.52%) Big Data
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Selenium
2 1 (1.85%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (40.74%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) Ab Initio Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Cyber Security Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Tester
8 2 (3.70%) DBA
8 2 (3.70%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.85%) Architect
9 1 (1.85%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (68.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 20 (37.04%) JMS
3 14 (25.93%) Middleware
4 11 (20.37%) XML
5 8 (14.81%) SOAP
6 6 (11.11%) JSON
7 5 (9.26%) Web Services
8 4 (7.41%) .NET
8 4 (7.41%) WSDL
9 3 (5.56%) REST
10 2 (3.70%) HTML
10 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 1 (1.85%) Spring
11 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.85%) CSS
11 1 (1.85%) XSD
11 1 (1.85%) XSL
11 1 (1.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (64.81%) DataPower
2 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (27.78%) Clustering
4 11 (20.37%) Management Information System
5 7 (12.96%) Cryptography
6 3 (5.56%) PKI
6 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.56%) AS400
6 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
6 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.56%) iSeries
7 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 31 (57.41%) AIX
2 29 (53.70%) UNIX
3 23 (42.59%) Solaris
4 19 (35.19%) Linux
5 18 (33.33%) Windows
6 2 (3.70%) zOS
7 1 (1.85%) Android
7 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) High Availability
3 10 (18.52%) Low Latency
4 9 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 8 (14.81%) ETL
6 6 (11.11%) Validation
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Resource Management
7 5 (9.26%) Migration
7 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.56%) Information Security
8 3 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.56%) Data Security
8 3 (5.56%) Time Management
8 3 (5.56%) Cyber Security
8 3 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.63%) Shell Script
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) Python
4 5 (9.26%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) C#
6 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
6 1 (1.85%) REXX
6 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) IBM Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) IBM
2 24 (44.44%) Ab Initio
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco
4 3 (5.56%) F5
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) VMware
6 1 (1.85%) Endeca
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Coremetrics
6 1 (1.85%) CA
6 1 (1.85%) Cognos