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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 65 54 100
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +46
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 29 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.23% 2.85% 0.072%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.64% 14.50% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 1
Average daily rate
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- £480 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +113.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -25.00%
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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
122 200 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.09% 19.67% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 87 67
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) DataPower
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) IBM Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) ATM
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) Maven
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Big Data
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) JBehave
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Cucumber

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JBehave
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) JDBC
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) DataPower
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) AIX
1 5 (71.43%) Solaris
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) IBM Certification
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 1 (14.29%) Cadence