The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 104 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing DB2 44 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 1.14% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.51% 5.30% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 15
Average daily rate £400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £422 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.13% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.12% -
DB2
UK

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
586 641 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 21.45% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 352 308
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +80.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £32.30 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -7.71%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Scotland region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Scotland region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 26 £400 +3.22% 4
Edinburgh -11 12 £400 -8.57% 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 36 (51.43%) SQL
2 33 (47.14%) Unix
3 29 (41.43%) Finance
3 29 (41.43%) Linux
4 26 (37.14%) Sybase
5 25 (35.71%) Java
5 25 (35.71%) SDLC
6 23 (32.86%) Relational Database
6 23 (32.86%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (32.86%) OO
6 23 (32.86%) RDBMS
6 23 (32.86%) Banking
7 22 (31.43%) Oracle
8 20 (28.57%) OOD
9 18 (25.71%) J2SE
9 18 (25.71%) Perl
9 18 (25.71%) Spring
9 18 (25.71%) Mainframe
10 17 (24.29%) JUnit
11 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 14 (20.00%) JMS
12 14 (20.00%) IBM
13 13 (18.57%) Front Office
14 12 (17.14%) CICS
14 12 (17.14%) AIX
15 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (12.86%) Investment Banking
16 9 (12.86%) zOS
17 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (17.14%) CICS
2 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.86%) Confluence
4 2 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.43%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) HTTP
1 4 (5.71%) LDAP
2 3 (4.29%) FTP
3 2 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (2.86%) SSL
3 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) RDBMS
1 23 (32.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.86%) Big Data
5 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.43%) MS Access
6 1 (1.43%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (24.29%) JUnit
2 4 (5.71%) Subversion
3 2 (2.86%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.86%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.86%) ERwin
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Gradle
3 2 (2.86%) Grunt
3 2 (2.86%) gulp
3 2 (2.86%) Hudson
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) Lombardi
3 2 (2.86%) Maven
3 2 (2.86%) Selenium
3 2 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
2 23 (32.86%) Banking
3 13 (18.57%) Front Office
4 9 (12.86%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Billing
5 4 (5.71%) Legal
6 3 (4.29%) Law
7 1 (1.43%) Retail
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (42.86%) Developer
2 15 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.00%) DBA
4 11 (15.71%) DB2 DBA
5 7 (10.00%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Data Modeller
7 4 (5.71%) Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.29%) RPG Developer
9 2 (2.86%) CICS Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) DB2 Support
9 2 (2.86%) Designer
9 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Production DBA
9 2 (2.86%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) J2SE
1 18 (25.71%) Spring
2 14 (20.00%) JMS
3 7 (10.00%) XML
4 6 (8.57%) HTML
5 5 (7.14%) .NET
6 4 (5.71%) JSP
6 4 (5.71%) Servlets
6 4 (5.71%) SOAP
7 2 (2.86%) Ajax
7 2 (2.86%) CSS
7 2 (2.86%) Flash
7 2 (2.86%) HTML5
7 2 (2.86%) J2EE
7 2 (2.86%) Java EE
7 2 (2.86%) JDBC
7 2 (2.86%) jQuery
7 2 (2.86%) Web Services
7 2 (2.86%) XSLT
8 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (25.71%) Mainframe
3 8 (11.43%) Equities
3 8 (11.43%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (7.14%) Replication
5 4 (5.71%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.71%) Smart Meter
6 3 (4.29%) Clustering
7 2 (2.86%) AS400
7 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.86%) Derivative
7 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (47.14%) Unix
2 29 (41.43%) Linux
3 12 (17.14%) AIX
4 9 (12.86%) zOS
5 7 (10.00%) Windows
6 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.86%) OS/2
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) SDLC
2 23 (32.86%) OO
3 20 (28.57%) OOD
4 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 10 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
7 7 (10.00%) Database Tuning
7 7 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 7 (10.00%) SOA
7 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.57%) ETL
9 5 (7.14%) Data Management
9 5 (7.14%) Investment Management
9 5 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.14%) Wealth Management
10 4 (5.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 4 (5.71%) Logical Data Model
10 4 (5.71%) Project Management
10 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (51.43%) SQL
2 25 (35.71%) Java
3 18 (25.71%) Perl
4 7 (10.00%) C++
4 7 (10.00%) REXX
5 6 (8.57%) COBOL
5 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.14%) JCL
7 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.29%) Python
8 3 (4.29%) RPG
8 3 (4.29%) RPG IV
9 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 2 (2.86%) Scala
9 2 (2.86%) XPath
9 2 (2.86%) XQuery
10 1 (1.43%) Korn
10 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.14%) RACF
2 5 (7.14%) vSphere
3 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.86%) Docker
3 2 (2.86%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (2.86%) Ansible
2 2 (2.86%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.86%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.86%) logstash
2 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
2 2 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.86%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Sybase
2 22 (31.43%) Oracle
3 14 (20.00%) IBM
4 7 (10.00%) VMware
5 5 (7.14%) CA
5 5 (7.14%) Citrix
5 5 (7.14%) HP
5 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (7.14%) Pega
6 3 (4.29%) BMC
6 3 (4.29%) Informatica
7 2 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.86%) F5
7 2 (2.86%) Google
7 2 (2.86%) Imperva
7 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.86%) Splunk
8 1 (1.43%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago