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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 55 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing DB2 18 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.97% 0.31% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.47% 1.61% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £406 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £331 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £22.50
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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
172 186 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.86% 18.94% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 105 61
Average daily rate £406 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.24% +10.00%

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 27 May 2015.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (61.90%) WebSphere
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) IBM
3 10 (47.62%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (38.10%) HTTP
4 8 (38.10%) JMS
4 8 (38.10%) DataPower
5 7 (33.33%) Big Data
5 7 (33.33%) Low Latency
5 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (33.33%) UNIX
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) AIX
6 6 (28.57%) SOAP
6 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (28.57%) XML
6 6 (28.57%) High Availability
7 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
7 5 (23.81%) Middleware
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) WSDL
8 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (19.05%) Ab Initio
9 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
9 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (14.29%) AS400
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) Clustering
9 3 (14.29%) iSeries

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (61.90%) WebSphere
2 6 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Maximo
2 1 (4.76%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) HTTP
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) ATM
4 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Ab Initio Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Mainframe DBA
3 3 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (38.10%) JMS
3 6 (28.57%) SOAP
3 6 (28.57%) XML
4 5 (23.81%) Middleware
5 4 (19.05%) WSDL
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) HTML
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (4.76%) RESTful
7 1 (4.76%) .NET
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.76%) EJB
7 1 (4.76%) CSS
7 1 (4.76%) XSD
7 1 (4.76%) XSL
7 1 (4.76%) XSLT
7 1 (4.76%) JavaBeans
7 1 (4.76%) Spring
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) DataPower
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (23.81%) Mainframe
4 3 (14.29%) iSeries
4 3 (14.29%) AS400
4 3 (14.29%) Clustering
5 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
6 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) AIX
3 3 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (9.52%) zOS
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 6 (28.57%) High Availability
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) SOA
6 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
1 3 (14.29%) REXX
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) XPath
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) Ab Initio
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) Coremetrics
5 1 (4.76%) Endeca
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos