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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 37 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Contract jobs citing DB2 28 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.37% 0.54% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.72% 3.27% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £500 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.07%
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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
158 153 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.99% 16.40% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 73 62
Average daily rate £400 £356 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £214 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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 2 July 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 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 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (64.10%) WebSphere
3 23 (58.97%) IBM
4 22 (56.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 20 (51.28%) DataPower
6 19 (48.72%) AIX
7 18 (46.15%) UNIX
8 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (38.46%) Ab Initio
9 14 (35.90%) JMS
10 13 (33.33%) Linux
11 12 (30.77%) Windows
11 12 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (28.21%) Solaris
12 11 (28.21%) XML
12 11 (28.21%) High Availability
13 10 (25.64%) Low Latency
13 10 (25.64%) Big Data
14 9 (23.08%) Clustering
14 9 (23.08%) IBM Certification
14 9 (23.08%) HTTP
15 8 (20.51%) ETL
15 8 (20.51%) SQL
16 7 (17.95%) Finance
16 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
16 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (17.95%) Python
16 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
16 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
17 6 (15.38%) Middleware

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 25 (64.10%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Maximo
2 1 (2.56%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) HTTP
2 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) SSL
3 2 (5.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) ATM
4 1 (2.56%) SMS
4 1 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (25.64%) Big Data
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Ab Initio Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Analyst
5 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) DBA
6 4 (10.26%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Mainframe DBA
7 3 (7.69%) Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
9 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.56%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Architect
9 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (35.90%) JMS
3 11 (28.21%) XML
4 6 (15.38%) SOAP
4 6 (15.38%) Middleware
4 6 (15.38%) JSON
5 4 (10.26%) WSDL
6 3 (7.69%) Web Services
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (5.13%) HTML
8 1 (2.56%) .NET
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.56%) EJB
8 1 (2.56%) CSS
8 1 (2.56%) XSD
8 1 (2.56%) XSL
8 1 (2.56%) XSLT
8 1 (2.56%) RESTful
8 1 (2.56%) Spring
8 1 (2.56%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) DataPower
2 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (23.08%) Clustering
4 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
5 5 (12.82%) Mainframe
6 3 (7.69%) AS400
6 3 (7.69%) iSeries
7 2 (5.13%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) AIX
2 18 (46.15%) UNIX
3 13 (33.33%) Linux
4 12 (30.77%) Windows
5 11 (28.21%) Solaris
6 2 (5.13%) zOS
7 1 (2.56%) Android
7 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) High Availability
3 10 (25.64%) Low Latency
4 8 (20.51%) ETL
5 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Validation
6 6 (15.38%) Automated Testing
6 6 (15.38%) Resource Management
7 5 (12.82%) Migration
8 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL
9 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.56%) SOA
10 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Analytics
10 1 (2.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) Python
2 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.69%) REXX
3 3 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) XPath
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) IBM
2 15 (38.46%) Ab Initio
3 3 (7.69%) CA
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Coremetrics
5 1 (2.56%) Endeca
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
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