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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 107 100 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -65
Contract jobs citing DB2 29 31 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 1.13% 3.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.92% 5.58% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 43
Average daily rate
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£365 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £326 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
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
589 556 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.96% 20.30% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 277 211
Average daily rate £363 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.75 £16.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.28% -53.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.83% -7.69%

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 August 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 28 August 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
Glasgow -3 21 £358 -15.88% 1
Edinburgh -9 8 £365 -10.97% 2
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (57.38%) SQL
2 32 (52.46%) Java
2 32 (52.46%) Linux
3 30 (49.18%) UNIX
4 26 (42.62%) Sybase
4 26 (42.62%) Spring
4 26 (42.62%) Relational Database
5 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (37.70%) Finance
6 23 (37.70%) Perl
6 23 (37.70%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (37.70%) SDLC
7 22 (36.07%) JUnit
7 22 (36.07%) J2SE
7 22 (36.07%) JMS
7 22 (36.07%) RDBMS
8 20 (32.79%) OOD
8 20 (32.79%) OO
9 19 (31.15%) Banking
9 19 (31.15%) Software Engineering
10 18 (29.51%) zOS
11 17 (27.87%) Mainframe
12 15 (24.59%) CICS
13 12 (19.67%) Migration
14 11 (18.03%) CA
15 9 (14.75%) WebSphere
15 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (13.11%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (13.11%) Database Tuning
16 8 (13.11%) LPAR

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (24.59%) CICS
2 9 (14.75%) WebSphere
3 8 (13.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.20%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.28%) FTP
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (42.62%) Relational Database
2 22 (36.07%) RDBMS
3 4 (6.56%) Big Data
4 3 (4.92%) KDB
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) JUnit
2 4 (6.56%) Introscope
3 1 (1.64%) NUnit
General
1 23 (37.70%) Finance
2 19 (31.15%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Front Office
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 26 (42.62%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) Administrator
5 8 (13.11%) Lead Developer
5 8 (13.11%) WebSphere Administrator
5 8 (13.11%) Technical Leader
5 8 (13.11%) Lead Java Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Technical Developer
6 6 (9.84%) DB2 DBA
6 6 (9.84%) DBA
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Server Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) AWS Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
11 1 (1.64%) Analyst Developer
11 1 (1.64%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) Spring
2 22 (36.07%) J2SE
2 22 (36.07%) JMS
3 4 (6.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.28%) Middleware
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) Drools
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
5 1 (1.64%) HTML5
5 1 (1.64%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) ISPF
5 1 (1.64%) Java EE
5 1 (1.64%) WCF
5 1 (1.64%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.64%) J2EE
5 1 (1.64%) SOAP
5 1 (1.64%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (27.87%) Mainframe
3 8 (13.11%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (13.11%) LPAR
4 3 (4.92%) DTCC
4 3 (4.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (3.28%) iSeries
5 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.28%) Equities
6 1 (1.64%) Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) Linux
2 30 (49.18%) UNIX
3 18 (29.51%) zOS
4 4 (6.56%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) AIX
4 4 (6.56%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) OS/2
6 1 (1.64%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) SDLC
3 20 (32.79%) OO
3 20 (32.79%) OOD
4 19 (31.15%) Software Engineering
5 12 (19.67%) Migration
6 9 (14.75%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (13.11%) Database Tuning
8 5 (8.20%) Wealth Management
8 5 (8.20%) Investment Management
9 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.56%) ITIL
10 3 (4.92%) Change Management
10 3 (4.92%) Data Management
10 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.92%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.28%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (3.28%) TDD
11 2 (3.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) SQL
2 32 (52.46%) Java
3 23 (37.70%) Perl
4 5 (8.20%) C#
4 5 (8.20%) JCL
5 4 (6.56%) Jython
5 4 (6.56%) Scala
5 4 (6.56%) REXX
5 4 (6.56%) COBOL
6 2 (3.28%) RPG
6 2 (3.28%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.64%) CLIST
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) BS7799
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) RACF
2 2 (3.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (1.64%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) CA Endevor
1 4 (6.56%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.28%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Sybase
2 11 (18.03%) CA
3 7 (11.48%) IBM
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Informatica
5 1 (1.64%) Misys
5 1 (1.64%) BMC
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