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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 64 64 86
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.67% 2.23% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.48% 10.91% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 2
Average daily rate
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£550 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -1.11%
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 £107.25 £31.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+237.26% -17.93%
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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
134 220 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.04% 20.43% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 108 104
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £244 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 26 November 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 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) DataPower
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (40.00%) NetWeaver
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (40.00%) ABAP
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) IBM Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Clustering
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) ATM
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Cadence
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (40.00%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) JBehave
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) DataPower
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) ABAP
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cadence
3 1 (10.00%) HP