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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 66 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 1.81% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.52% 8.58% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -17.16%
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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
142 233 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.69% 21.12% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 122 99
Average daily rate £380 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £252 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -31.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Basis
2 4 (57.14%) ABAP
2 4 (57.14%) SAP BW
2 4 (57.14%) NetWeaver
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Maven
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) DataPower
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) JBehave
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) HP

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (57.14%) NetWeaver
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SAP BW
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
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
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) SAP Basis
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) ABAP
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Cadence