The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Reading region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 63 55 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 2.39% 0.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.44% 12.92% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
135 178 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.98% 18.46% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 70 53
Average daily rate £350 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £633 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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 25 July 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 8 (80.00%) IBM
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (70.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) Solaris
3 6 (60.00%) DataPower
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) IBM Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
5 4 (40.00%) Clustering
5 4 (40.00%) Ab Initio
6 3 (30.00%) UNIX
6 3 (30.00%) ATM
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) Retail
8 1 (10.00%) Data Management
8 1 (10.00%) Spring
8 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Endeca
8 1 (10.00%) Google

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) ATM
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Modeller
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) JDBC
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) DataPower
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) AIX
1 6 (60.00%) Solaris
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scalability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (10.00%) Endeca
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Coremetrics
3 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle