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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 97 100 77
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing DB2 32 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 0.99% 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.47% 4.61% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 12
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£425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25
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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
585 542 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.08% 21.43% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 290 297
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £271 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 16 £400 - 1
Edinburgh 0 16 £425 -5.55% 4
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UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (46.48%) Banking
2 32 (45.07%) SQL
3 31 (43.66%) Java
3 31 (43.66%) Linux
4 30 (42.25%) UNIX
5 25 (35.21%) Finance
5 25 (35.21%) Spring
6 24 (33.80%) Perl
7 23 (32.39%) Sybase
7 23 (32.39%) JUnit
7 23 (32.39%) RDBMS
7 23 (32.39%) Relational Database
8 22 (30.99%) J2SE
8 22 (30.99%) JMS
9 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (26.76%) Mainframe
10 19 (26.76%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (25.35%) OO
12 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
13 16 (22.54%) CICS
13 16 (22.54%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (21.13%) OOD
14 15 (21.13%) Database Tuning
15 13 (18.31%) COBOL
16 12 (16.90%) zOS
17 10 (14.08%) Equity Derivative
18 9 (12.68%) Investment Banking
19 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
19 8 (11.27%) Front Office
20 7 (9.86%) CA

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (22.54%) CICS
2 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.04%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.82%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Firewall
1 1 (1.41%) FTP
1 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) RDBMS
1 23 (32.39%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.63%) Big Data
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 23 (32.39%) JUnit
2 4 (5.63%) Introscope
3 1 (1.41%) Checkstyle
General
1 33 (46.48%) Banking
2 25 (35.21%) Finance
3 9 (12.68%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.27%) Front Office
5 3 (4.23%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (50.70%) Developer
2 26 (36.62%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) WebSphere Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) DBA
6 5 (7.04%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.63%) Server Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Designer
8 3 (4.23%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.23%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) Spring
2 22 (30.99%) J2SE
2 22 (30.99%) JMS
3 4 (5.63%) Web Services
4 3 (4.23%) JAX-RS
4 3 (4.23%) RESTful
4 3 (4.23%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (4.23%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.41%) JAXB
5 1 (1.41%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) XSD
5 1 (1.41%) .NET
5 1 (1.41%) J2EE
5 1 (1.41%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Mainframe
1 19 (26.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (9.86%) LPAR
4 6 (8.45%) VSAM
5 4 (5.63%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.63%) Equities
6 3 (4.23%) DTCC
6 3 (4.23%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.41%) AS400
7 1 (1.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Linux
2 30 (42.25%) UNIX
3 12 (16.90%) zOS
4 4 (5.63%) Windows
4 4 (5.63%) AIX
4 4 (5.63%) Solaris
5 2 (2.82%) OS/2
6 1 (1.41%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) OO
3 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
4 16 (22.54%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (21.13%) OOD
5 15 (21.13%) Database Tuning
6 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
6 7 (9.86%) Migration
6 7 (9.86%) Investment Management
6 7 (9.86%) Wealth Management
7 6 (8.45%) Data Management
8 5 (7.04%) ETL
9 4 (5.63%) High Availability
10 2 (2.82%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (2.82%) Algorithmic Trading
10 2 (2.82%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis
10 2 (2.82%) Workflow
10 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (2.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) SQL
2 31 (43.66%) Java
3 24 (33.80%) Perl
4 13 (18.31%) COBOL
5 4 (5.63%) Jython
5 4 (5.63%) C#
5 4 (5.63%) REXX
5 4 (5.63%) Scala
6 2 (2.82%) JCL
7 1 (1.41%) RPG/400
7 1 (1.41%) RPG IV
7 1 (1.41%) C
7 1 (1.41%) RPG
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) BS7799
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.82%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Sybase
2 7 (9.86%) CA
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle
4 4 (5.63%) IBM
5 3 (4.23%) Informatica
6 1 (1.41%) BMC
6 1 (1.41%) Misys