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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 104 63 101
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +38
Contract jobs citing DB2 20 62 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 2.51% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.42% 10.35% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 3
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£475 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £335 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £465 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -17.16%
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
584 599 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.97% 24.25% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 292 265
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.33 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Edinburgh -41 14 £500 +29.87% 2
Glasgow -7 3 £455 +1.11%
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 34 (53.97%) Java
2 32 (50.79%) Perl
2 32 (50.79%) Finance
3 30 (47.62%) UNIX
3 30 (47.62%) Linux
4 26 (41.27%) Sybase
5 25 (39.68%) OO
6 24 (38.10%) Banking
6 24 (38.10%) Relational Database
7 22 (34.92%) RDBMS
8 19 (30.16%) Data Analysis
8 19 (30.16%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 15 (23.81%) Spring
11 12 (19.05%) SQL
12 9 (14.29%) OOD
13 8 (12.70%) CICS
13 8 (12.70%) JMS
13 8 (12.70%) JUnit
13 8 (12.70%) J2SE
13 8 (12.70%) Data Management
13 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (11.11%) Database Tuning
14 7 (11.11%) Hedge funds
14 7 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (11.11%) Front Office
14 7 (11.11%) IBM
14 7 (11.11%) Mainframe
15 6 (9.52%) zOS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (12.70%) CICS
2 5 (7.94%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.76%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SPSS
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) NAS
1 1 (1.59%) SAN
1 1 (1.59%) SMS
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
1 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.59%) SNA
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) Relational Database
2 22 (34.92%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.76%) Big Data
5 3 (4.76%) OLAP
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.59%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) JUnit
2 2 (3.17%) Ant
2 2 (3.17%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.59%) ERwin
3 1 (1.59%) Checkstyle
General
1 32 (50.79%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Banking
3 7 (11.11%) Front Office
4 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.17%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Database Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Architect
4 8 (12.70%) DB2 Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Designer
6 5 (7.94%) Data Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.17%) DBA
9 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 1 (1.59%) Senior Designer
10 1 (1.59%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) Spring
2 8 (12.70%) JMS
2 8 (12.70%) J2SE
3 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
4 4 (6.35%) XML
4 4 (6.35%) SOAP
5 3 (4.76%) Web Services
5 3 (4.76%) J2EE
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Flex
6 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) Middleware
6 2 (3.17%) Ext JS
6 2 (3.17%) Apache CXF
6 2 (3.17%) HTML5
7 1 (1.59%) JAXB
7 1 (1.59%) XSD
7 1 (1.59%) JDBC
7 1 (1.59%) .NET
7 1 (1.59%) Java SE
7 1 (1.59%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 7 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
2 7 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.35%) Replication
4 3 (4.76%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.76%) Social Media
5 1 (1.59%) iSeries
5 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.59%) Equities
5 1 (1.59%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (47.62%) UNIX
1 30 (47.62%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) zOS
3 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) MVS
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) OO
2 19 (30.16%) Data Analysis
2 19 (30.16%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (14.29%) OOD
4 8 (12.70%) Data Management
4 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Database Tuning
6 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.35%) Migration
7 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.35%) CRM
7 4 (6.35%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.76%) Information Architecture
8 3 (4.76%) Analytics
8 3 (4.76%) Master Data Management
8 3 (4.76%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.76%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.76%) ETL
8 3 (4.76%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) Java
2 32 (50.79%) Perl
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (4.76%) REXX
6 2 (3.17%) COBOL
6 2 (3.17%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) JCL
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) SRDF
1 1 (1.59%) RACF
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.59%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.59%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Sybase
2 7 (11.11%) IBM
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle
4 4 (6.35%) Teradata
4 4 (6.35%) SAP
4 4 (6.35%) Informatica
5 3 (4.76%) Cognos
6 2 (3.17%) Perforce
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.59%) CA
7 1 (1.59%) EMC
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