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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 63 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 0.47% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.18% 2.67% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £384 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.74% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £327 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £375
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 £40.00 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -45.45%
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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
159 187 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.53% 17.43% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 114 50
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £55.65 £13.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+312.22% -53.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 21 April 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SAP
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (25.00%) HTTP
4 5 (25.00%) IBM
4 5 (25.00%) SOAP
4 5 (25.00%) JMS
4 5 (25.00%) SAP Basis
4 5 (25.00%) Big Data
4 5 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) High Availability
5 4 (20.00%) DataPower
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (20.00%) XML
5 4 (20.00%) ABAP
5 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
5 4 (20.00%) NetWeaver
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) CA
6 3 (15.00%) REXX
6 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) WSDL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (20.00%) NetWeaver
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Maximo
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 4 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) DBA
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Mainframe DBA
3 3 (15.00%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (25.00%) SAP Basis
2 5 (25.00%) SOAP
2 5 (25.00%) JMS
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) WSDL
4 3 (15.00%) Middleware
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) JavaBeans
6 1 (5.00%) Spring
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) XSD
6 1 (5.00%) XSL
6 1 (5.00%) XSLT
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (20.00%) DataPower
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) iSeries
3 3 (15.00%) AS400
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) UNIX
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
4 2 (10.00%) zOS
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) ABAP
3 3 (15.00%) REXX
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) RACF
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) SAP
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) CA
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Google
4 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) Coremetrics
5 1 (5.00%) Endeca
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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