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 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 94 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing DB2 34 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.14% 1.28% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.63% 5.96% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 9
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£425 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
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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
604 570 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.27% 21.44% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 301 274
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 £18.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -64.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.38 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.35 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 28 April 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 April 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 -1 18 £388 -13.88%
Edinburgh -6 16 £438 +9.37% 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 33 (48.53%) Banking
2 28 (41.18%) Java
2 28 (41.18%) Linux
3 27 (39.71%) UNIX
3 27 (39.71%) SQL
4 24 (35.29%) Perl
5 23 (33.82%) Finance
6 21 (30.88%) Spring
7 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (29.41%) Sybase
8 19 (27.94%) JUnit
8 19 (27.94%) JMS
8 19 (27.94%) RDBMS
8 19 (27.94%) Relational Database
9 18 (26.47%) J2SE
10 16 (23.53%) Mainframe
10 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (22.06%) CICS
12 14 (20.59%) OO
12 14 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (20.59%) Database Tuning
13 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
14 12 (17.65%) COBOL
15 11 (16.18%) OOD
16 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
16 9 (13.24%) zOS
16 9 (13.24%) Equity Derivative
16 9 (13.24%) Data Management
17 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
17 8 (11.76%) Migration

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (22.06%) CICS
2 8 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 6 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.47%) SAS
7 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.47%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) JBoss
7 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) FTP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) RDBMS
1 19 (27.94%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) Big Data
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) OLAP
5 1 (1.47%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) JUnit
2 4 (5.88%) Introscope
3 1 (1.47%) Checkstyle
General
1 33 (48.53%) Banking
2 23 (33.82%) Finance
3 7 (10.29%) Front Office
4 6 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (47.06%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Architect
4 6 (8.82%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) WebSphere Administrator
4 6 (8.82%) Designer
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Data Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
6 4 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) DB2 DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Mainframe Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) Spring
2 19 (27.94%) JMS
3 18 (26.47%) J2SE
4 5 (7.35%) Web Services
5 3 (4.41%) Ext JS
5 3 (4.41%) RESTful
5 3 (4.41%) JAX-RS
6 2 (2.94%) .NET
6 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.47%) Middleware
7 1 (1.47%) JAXB
7 1 (1.47%) J2EE
7 1 (1.47%) SOAP
7 1 (1.47%) XML
7 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Mainframe
1 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.24%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (8.82%) VSAM
3 6 (8.82%) LPAR
4 4 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.88%) Equities
5 3 (4.41%) DTCC
6 2 (2.94%) iSeries
7 1 (1.47%) Social Media
7 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.47%) AS400
7 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.18%) Linux
2 27 (39.71%) UNIX
3 9 (13.24%) zOS
4 5 (7.35%) Windows
5 4 (5.88%) AIX
5 4 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (1.47%) OS/400
6 1 (1.47%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.59%) OO
2 14 (20.59%) Database Tuning
2 14 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
4 11 (16.18%) OOD
5 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
5 9 (13.24%) Data Management
6 8 (11.76%) Migration
7 6 (8.82%) ETL
8 4 (5.88%) Wealth Management
8 4 (5.88%) Investment Management
8 4 (5.88%) High Availability
9 3 (4.41%) CRM
10 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.94%) Scrum
10 2 (2.94%) Workflow
10 2 (2.94%) SOA
10 2 (2.94%) Algorithmic Trading
10 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) Java
2 27 (39.71%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) Perl
4 12 (17.65%) COBOL
5 4 (5.88%) C#
5 4 (5.88%) Jython
6 1 (1.47%) Scala
6 1 (1.47%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.47%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.47%) C
6 1 (1.47%) RPG
6 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.47%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.47%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.47%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Sybase
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) CA
4 4 (5.88%) Informatica
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.47%) Misys
6 1 (1.47%) Cognos
6 1 (1.47%) Teradata