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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 70 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 0.68% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.14% 4.26% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate £325 £550 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +20.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £366 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -8.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +97.50%
DB2
Berkshire

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
191 141 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.29% 16.02% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 76 101
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £55.65 £9.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.92% +511.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

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 14 February 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) IBM
2 11 (68.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 11 (68.75%) WebSphere
3 9 (56.25%) HTTP
4 8 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (43.75%) DataPower
5 7 (43.75%) Unix
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) AIX
6 6 (37.50%) Solaris
6 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
6 6 (37.50%) Ab Initio
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Cryptography
7 5 (31.25%) Middleware
7 5 (31.25%) IBM Certification
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Clustering
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) JMS
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (25.00%) AWK
8 4 (25.00%) Korn
8 4 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
8 4 (25.00%) sed
9 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) WebSphere
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) SMS
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) OLAP
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration Architect
4 1 (6.25%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (31.25%) JMS
3 5 (31.25%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) DataPower
2 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 5 (31.25%) Cryptography
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
5 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) AIX
2 6 (37.50%) Solaris
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) eTOM
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) RUP
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) AWK
2 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (25.00%) Korn
2 4 (25.00%) sed
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) IBM Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) Ab Initio
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Cognos
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Huawei
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Remedy