The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 91 91 96
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing DB2 35 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 1.24% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.34% 5.53% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 2
Average daily rate £438 £450 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £363 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-45.45% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
552 524 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.83% 22.36% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 275 276
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
DB2
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 20 £400 +6.66% 2
Glasgow +8 13 £450 - 3
East Lothian - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (51.32%) Finance
2 36 (47.37%) CICS
3 27 (35.53%) Linux
4 25 (32.89%) zOS
4 25 (32.89%) Mainframe
5 24 (31.58%) Banking
5 24 (31.58%) UNIX
6 21 (27.63%) RACF
6 21 (27.63%) SQL
7 20 (26.32%) Java
8 19 (25.00%) Sybase
8 19 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 18 (23.68%) Oracle
10 17 (22.37%) Spring
11 16 (21.05%) Perl
11 16 (21.05%) RDBMS
12 14 (18.42%) IBM
12 14 (18.42%) JUnit
13 13 (17.11%) OO
13 13 (17.11%) J2SE
13 13 (17.11%) JMS
13 13 (17.11%) OOD
14 12 (15.79%) Front Office
15 11 (14.47%) AIX
16 10 (13.16%) Security Management
16 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
16 10 (13.16%) WebSphere
17 9 (11.84%) Middleware
18 8 (10.53%) Replication
18 8 (10.53%) Windows

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (47.37%) CICS
2 10 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.26%) SAS
4 3 (3.95%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.95%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.32%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.32%) OpenROAD
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) SAN
2 5 (6.58%) Firewall
3 4 (5.26%) NAS
4 3 (3.95%) LAN
5 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (1.32%) HTTP
6 1 (1.32%) MPLS
6 1 (1.32%) Intranet
6 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (21.05%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.32%) Ingres
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.32%) Informix
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) DataStage
4 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) JUnit
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Hudson
2 1 (1.32%) JBehave
2 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.32%) Ant
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.32%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 39 (51.32%) Finance
2 24 (31.58%) Banking
3 12 (15.79%) Front Office
4 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Back Office
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.21%) Architect
3 7 (9.21%) Programmer
4 6 (7.89%) Systems Programmer
5 5 (6.58%) Designer
6 4 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (3.95%) Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (3.95%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Security Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Storage Specialist
8 2 (2.63%) DB2 DBA
8 2 (2.63%) DBA
8 2 (2.63%) CICS Programmer
8 2 (2.63%) CICS Systems Programmer
8 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) Spring
2 13 (17.11%) J2SE
2 13 (17.11%) JMS
3 9 (11.84%) Middleware
4 3 (3.95%) J2EE
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.63%) CSS
5 2 (2.63%) Web Services
5 2 (2.63%) XML
5 2 (2.63%) HTML
5 2 (2.63%) JSF
6 1 (1.32%) CSS3
6 1 (1.32%) Spring Batch
6 1 (1.32%) HTML5
6 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.32%) jQuery
6 1 (1.32%) Google Maps API
6 1 (1.32%) Ajax
6 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Mainframe
2 8 (10.53%) Replication
3 5 (6.58%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (6.58%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (3.95%) LPAR
5 2 (2.63%) HACMP
5 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.32%) Open Source
6 1 (1.32%) DataPower
6 1 (1.32%) Social Media
6 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) VSAM
6 1 (1.32%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Linux
2 25 (32.89%) zOS
3 24 (31.58%) UNIX
4 11 (14.47%) AIX
5 8 (10.53%) Windows
6 4 (5.26%) Solaris
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.95%) SUSE
8 1 (1.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.11%) OO
1 13 (17.11%) OOD
2 10 (13.16%) Security Management
2 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
3 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.95%) Network Design
4 3 (3.95%) Database Tuning
4 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (3.95%) Migration
5 2 (2.63%) Scrum
5 2 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.63%) Workflow
5 2 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (2.63%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.32%) Web Application Development
6 1 (1.32%) Data Mapping
6 1 (1.32%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.32%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.32%) Workflow Management
6 1 (1.32%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) Java
3 16 (21.05%) Perl
4 8 (10.53%) COBOL
5 4 (5.26%) REXX
5 4 (5.26%) JCL
6 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.95%) VBA
7 2 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (1.32%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (27.63%) RACF
2 4 (5.26%) SRDF
3 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.32%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.32%) Legato
Vendors
1 19 (25.00%) Sybase
2 18 (23.68%) Oracle
3 14 (18.42%) IBM
4 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.89%) EMC
5 3 (3.95%) CA
6 2 (2.63%) VMware
6 2 (2.63%) JBoss
6 2 (2.63%) Intel
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Pega
6 2 (2.63%) F5
7 1 (1.32%) Facebook
7 1 (1.32%) Twitter
7 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.32%) Brocade
7 1 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (1.32%) Adobe
7 1 (1.32%) Sun
7 1 (1.32%) HP
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