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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 98 49 98
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +49
Contract jobs citing DB2 30 75 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 3.00% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.64% 12.50% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £467 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £107.25 £31.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+237.26% -17.93%
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
646 600 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.74% 23.99% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 286 262
Average daily rate £370 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 20
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -15.38%

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 November 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 28 November 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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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 -4 14 £453 +0.55%
Edinburgh -45 13 £275 -36.04% 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 36 (59.02%) Java
2 34 (55.74%) Perl
3 33 (54.10%) Finance
4 32 (52.46%) UNIX
4 32 (52.46%) Linux
5 26 (42.62%) Sybase
6 25 (40.98%) OO
7 23 (37.70%) Relational Database
8 21 (34.43%) RDBMS
8 21 (34.43%) Banking
9 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
9 20 (32.79%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (31.15%) Data Analysis
11 16 (26.23%) Spring
12 11 (18.03%) SQL
13 9 (14.75%) OOD
14 8 (13.11%) Data Management
15 7 (11.48%) Hedge funds
15 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (11.48%) IBM
15 7 (11.48%) JMS
15 7 (11.48%) JUnit
15 7 (11.48%) J2SE
16 6 (9.84%) XML
16 6 (9.84%) SOAP
16 6 (9.84%) Oracle
16 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
16 6 (9.84%) CICS
16 6 (9.84%) Equity Derivative

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (9.84%) 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
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%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) SMS
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) Relational Database
2 21 (34.43%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.92%) Big Data
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (4.92%) OLAP
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.64%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) JUnit
2 4 (6.56%) Ant
2 4 (6.56%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.64%) Checkstyle
3 1 (1.64%) ERwin
General
1 33 (54.10%) Finance
2 21 (34.43%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Front Office
4 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.92%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Developer
2 20 (32.79%) Database Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.11%) DB2 Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Architect
6 6 (9.84%) Designer
7 5 (8.20%) Data Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (6.56%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Data Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Senior Designer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Technical Specialist
10 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (1.64%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) Spring
2 7 (11.48%) JMS
2 7 (11.48%) J2SE
3 6 (9.84%) XML
3 6 (9.84%) SOAP
4 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
5 4 (6.56%) HTML
5 4 (6.56%) J2EE
5 4 (6.56%) Ext JS
5 4 (6.56%) Apache Flex
5 4 (6.56%) Apache CXF
5 4 (6.56%) HTML5
6 2 (3.28%) Web Services
6 2 (3.28%) Middleware
7 1 (1.64%) Java SE
7 1 (1.64%) ISPF
7 1 (1.64%) JAXB
7 1 (1.64%) XSD
7 1 (1.64%) JDBC
7 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Hedge funds
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.92%) Social Media
4 3 (4.92%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.64%) iSeries
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Derivative
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) UNIX
1 32 (52.46%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) zOS
3 2 (3.28%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) MVS
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) OO
2 20 (32.79%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (31.15%) Data Analysis
4 9 (14.75%) OOD
5 8 (13.11%) Data Management
6 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.84%) Database Tuning
8 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.56%) Migration
9 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.56%) Data Architecture
10 3 (4.92%) Analytics
10 3 (4.92%) Master Data Management
10 3 (4.92%) Information Architecture
10 3 (4.92%) Data Security
10 3 (4.92%) Information Management
10 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
10 3 (4.92%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) Java
2 34 (55.74%) Perl
3 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.03%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.92%) REXX
7 2 (3.28%) JCL
7 2 (3.28%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
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%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.64%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.64%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Sybase
2 7 (11.48%) IBM
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) SAP
5 4 (6.56%) Informatica
5 4 (6.56%) Perforce
5 4 (6.56%) Teradata
6 3 (4.92%) Cognos
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.64%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) CA