The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 88 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing DB2 60 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.04% 1.06% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 5.08% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 13
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
600 610 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.44% 20.84% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 322 299
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £263 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +105.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £29.80 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +24 37 £400 +6.66% 4
Edinburgh -2 15 £421 -0.94% 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for DB2.

1 44 (58.67%) SQL
2 43 (57.33%) Unix
3 37 (49.33%) Linux
4 33 (44.00%) Sybase
4 33 (44.00%) SDLC
5 30 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (40.00%) Java
5 30 (40.00%) OO
6 29 (38.67%) RDBMS
6 29 (38.67%) Relational Database
7 28 (37.33%) Finance
8 26 (34.67%) OOD
9 25 (33.33%) J2SE
9 25 (33.33%) Perl
10 24 (32.00%) Spring
11 23 (30.67%) JUnit
12 22 (29.33%) Banking
13 21 (28.00%) IBM
14 20 (26.67%) JMS
15 19 (25.33%) Oracle
16 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
17 17 (22.67%) Front Office
18 16 (21.33%) Mainframe
19 14 (18.67%) AIX
20 12 (16.00%) WebSphere
21 11 (14.67%) Equities
21 11 (14.67%) CICS
22 10 (13.33%) REXX
22 10 (13.33%) Investment Banking

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (14.67%) CICS
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (5.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.67%) Confluence
5 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) HTTP
2 4 (5.33%) LDAP
3 3 (4.00%) FTP
4 2 (2.67%) Firewall
4 2 (2.67%) SSL
4 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (38.67%) RDBMS
1 29 (38.67%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.67%) Big Data
6 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.33%) IBM PureData
7 1 (1.33%) MS Access
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) JUnit
2 4 (5.33%) Subversion
3 2 (2.67%) Ant
3 2 (2.67%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.67%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.67%) Gradle
3 2 (2.67%) Grunt
3 2 (2.67%) gulp
3 2 (2.67%) Hudson
3 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.67%) JIRA
3 2 (2.67%) Maven
3 2 (2.67%) Selenium
3 2 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (37.33%) Finance
2 22 (29.33%) Banking
3 17 (22.67%) Front Office
4 10 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.33%) Billing
5 4 (5.33%) Legal
6 2 (2.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 37 (49.33%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.33%) DBA
4 12 (16.00%) DB2 DBA
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (10.67%) C++ Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Administrator
8 6 (8.00%) Architect
8 6 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.67%) RPG Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Analyst
11 3 (4.00%) Consultant
11 3 (4.00%) DB2 Support
11 3 (4.00%) Designer
11 3 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
11 3 (4.00%) Production DBA
12 2 (2.67%) AIX Engineer
12 2 (2.67%) DB2 Administrator
12 2 (2.67%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (33.33%) J2SE
2 24 (32.00%) Spring
3 20 (26.67%) JMS
4 5 (6.67%) .NET
4 5 (6.67%) XML
5 4 (5.33%) HTML
5 4 (5.33%) JSP
5 4 (5.33%) Servlets
5 4 (5.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.67%) CSS
6 2 (2.67%) Flash
6 2 (2.67%) Java EE
6 2 (2.67%) JDBC
6 2 (2.67%) SOAP
7 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (21.33%) Mainframe
3 11 (14.67%) Equities
4 10 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (10.67%) Clustering
6 7 (9.33%) Replication
7 6 (8.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (5.33%) Fixed Income
8 4 (5.33%) Smart Meter
9 3 (4.00%) Derivative
9 3 (4.00%) iSeries
10 2 (2.67%) AS400
10 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
10 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
11 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (57.33%) Unix
2 37 (49.33%) Linux
3 14 (18.67%) AIX
4 9 (12.00%) Windows
5 7 (9.33%) zOS
6 3 (4.00%) OS/2
6 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) SDLC
2 30 (40.00%) OO
3 26 (34.67%) OOD
4 18 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (13.33%) Database Tuning
5 10 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (10.67%) Multithreading
7 7 (9.33%) SOA
7 7 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.00%) Change Management
8 6 (8.00%) Investment Management
8 6 (8.00%) Wealth Management
9 5 (6.67%) Data Management
9 5 (6.67%) ITIL
9 5 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.33%) Project Management
11 3 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (58.67%) SQL
2 30 (40.00%) Java
3 25 (33.33%) Perl
4 10 (13.33%) REXX
5 8 (10.67%) C++
6 6 (8.00%) COBOL
6 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.67%) RPG
7 5 (6.67%) RPG IV
8 4 (5.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.33%) Python
9 3 (4.00%) JCL
10 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.67%) Korn
10 2 (2.67%) Ruby
10 2 (2.67%) Scala
11 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.67%) vSphere
3 3 (4.00%) PowerHA
3 3 (4.00%) RACF
4 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) Docker
4 2 (2.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
2 2 (2.67%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.67%) logstash
2 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.67%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.33%) Control-M
3 1 (1.33%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Sybase
2 21 (28.00%) IBM
3 19 (25.33%) Oracle
4 7 (9.33%) VMware
5 5 (6.67%) Citrix
5 5 (6.67%) HP
5 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.33%) BMC
6 4 (5.33%) CA
7 2 (2.67%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.67%) F5
7 2 (2.67%) Google
7 2 (2.67%) Imperva
7 2 (2.67%) Pega
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.67%) Splunk
8 1 (1.33%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.33%) Netezza
8 1 (1.33%) Talend
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