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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 90 74 100
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Contract jobs citing DB2 31 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.17% 1.66% 0.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.69% 7.92% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
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£488 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £525 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £381
% change year-on-year
-11.39% +3.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%
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
545 480 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.55% 20.91% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 237 283
Average daily rate £375 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £15.44 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.74% -52.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -10.00%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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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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
Edinburgh -16 23 £500 +26.58% 8
Glasgow -5 8 £463 +2.77% 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 28 (45.90%) Banking
3 27 (44.26%) Java
4 26 (42.62%) Perl
5 25 (40.98%) Relational Database
6 24 (39.34%) UNIX
6 24 (39.34%) Linux
7 23 (37.70%) RDBMS
8 22 (36.07%) Sybase
9 18 (29.51%) OO
10 16 (26.23%) Spring
10 16 (26.23%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (22.95%) SQL
12 13 (21.31%) JUnit
12 13 (21.31%) JMS
12 13 (21.31%) Mainframe
13 12 (19.67%) J2SE
13 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
14 11 (18.03%) CICS
14 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (18.03%) Database Tuning
15 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
15 10 (16.39%) Data Management
15 10 (16.39%) OOD
16 9 (14.75%) Data Modelling
16 9 (14.75%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (13.11%) COBOL
18 6 (9.84%) zOS
18 6 (9.84%) IBM

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 11 (18.03%) CICS
2 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.92%) SAS
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
4 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) SPSS
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) NAS
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) SMS
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) SNA
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) Relational Database
2 23 (37.70%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.92%) OLAP
4 3 (4.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) JUnit
2 1 (1.64%) Checkstyle
2 1 (1.64%) ERwin
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 28 (45.90%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Front Office
4 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (49.18%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Architect
4 10 (16.39%) Database Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Designer
6 8 (13.11%) Data Architect
7 7 (11.48%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Technical Leader
10 3 (4.92%) Mainframe Developer
10 3 (4.92%) DBA
10 3 (4.92%) Analyst
11 2 (3.28%) DB2 Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
11 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (3.28%) DB2 DBA
11 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Data Architect
12 1 (1.64%) DB2 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) Spring
2 13 (21.31%) JMS
3 12 (19.67%) J2SE
4 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.56%) Web Services
6 2 (3.28%) XML
6 2 (3.28%) SOAP
6 2 (3.28%) Middleware
7 1 (1.64%) ISPF
7 1 (1.64%) Java SE
7 1 (1.64%) JAXB
7 1 (1.64%) XSD
7 1 (1.64%) JDBC
7 1 (1.64%) .NET
7 1 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Mainframe
2 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (14.75%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (6.56%) Replication
4 4 (6.56%) VSAM
5 3 (4.92%) Reference Data
5 3 (4.92%) Social Media
5 3 (4.92%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.28%) Equities
7 1 (1.64%) iSeries
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) UNIX
1 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) zOS
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) MVS
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) OO
2 16 (26.23%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.03%) Database Tuning
4 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
4 10 (16.39%) Data Management
4 10 (16.39%) OOD
5 9 (14.75%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.20%) ETL
7 5 (8.20%) CRM
8 4 (6.56%) Migration
8 4 (6.56%) Data Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.92%) Information Architecture
9 3 (4.92%) Information Management
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.92%) Data Security
9 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) Perl
3 14 (22.95%) SQL
4 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.11%) COBOL
6 3 (4.92%) REXX
7 2 (3.28%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) SRDF
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.64%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Sybase
2 6 (9.84%) IBM
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) Informatica
5 3 (4.92%) Teradata
5 3 (4.92%) Cognos
6 2 (3.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) CA
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.64%) EMC
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