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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 90 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing DB2 36 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.64% 0.87% 1.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.29% 4.81% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 19
Median daily rate £388 £395 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -7.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £351 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -47.00%
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
494 582 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.44% 18.04% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 319 369
Median daily rate £350 £364 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Median hourly rate £42.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £10.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £32.43 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +22 29 £425 +18.88% 2
Edinburgh +7 7 £250 -44.44%
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 81 (71.68%) Unix
2 76 (67.26%) SQL
3 75 (66.37%) Linux
4 69 (61.06%) Sybase
5 66 (58.41%) Java
6 59 (52.21%) Perl
7 58 (51.33%) RDBMS
7 58 (51.33%) Relational Database
8 57 (50.44%) Finance
9 55 (48.67%) Spring
10 50 (44.25%) OO
11 47 (41.59%) J2SE
12 45 (39.82%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (38.94%) OOD
13 44 (38.94%) JUnit
14 42 (37.17%) SDLC
15 41 (36.28%) JMS
16 36 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (30.09%) Banking
18 31 (27.43%) Software Engineering
19 28 (24.78%) Oracle
20 26 (23.01%) IBM
21 24 (21.24%) Front Office
22 23 (20.35%) Multithreading
23 19 (16.81%) C++
24 18 (15.93%) Equity Derivative
25 15 (13.27%) Database Tuning
25 15 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
26 14 (12.39%) Mainframe
27 12 (10.62%) AIX

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 11 (9.73%) WebSphere
2 9 (7.96%) CICS
3 5 (4.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (4.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.54%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) LDAP
2 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (51.33%) RDBMS
1 58 (51.33%) Relational Database
2 9 (7.96%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.42%) IBM PureData
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.65%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (38.94%) JUnit
2 5 (4.42%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.65%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) Ant
4 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) Gradle
4 1 (0.88%) Grunt
4 1 (0.88%) gulp
4 1 (0.88%) Hudson
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) JIRA
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 57 (50.44%) Finance
2 34 (30.09%) Banking
3 24 (21.24%) Front Office
4 10 (8.85%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.54%) Billing
5 4 (3.54%) Law
5 4 (3.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (64.60%) Developer
2 45 (39.82%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.81%) C++ Developer
3 19 (16.81%) DBA
4 16 (14.16%) DB2 DBA
5 11 (9.73%) Administrator
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Scala Developer
7 8 (7.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (5.31%) DB2 Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Unix Administrator
10 4 (3.54%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Windows Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (48.67%) Spring
2 47 (41.59%) J2SE
3 41 (36.28%) JMS
4 9 (7.96%) Hibernate
5 8 (7.08%) XML
6 5 (4.42%) .NET
7 4 (3.54%) HTML
8 3 (2.65%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.77%) HTML5
9 2 (1.77%) J2EE
9 2 (1.77%) JDBC
9 2 (1.77%) JSP
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.88%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (0.88%) ISPF
10 1 (0.88%) Java EE
10 1 (0.88%) JSON
10 1 (0.88%) REST
10 1 (0.88%) Servlets
10 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (39.82%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.93%) Equity Derivative
3 14 (12.39%) Mainframe
4 11 (9.73%) Equities
5 9 (7.96%) Replication
6 8 (7.08%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (6.19%) Clustering
8 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
8 5 (4.42%) Derivative
9 4 (3.54%) Fixed Income
9 4 (3.54%) Smart Meter
10 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.77%) iSeries
11 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.88%) AS400
12 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 81 (71.68%) Unix
2 75 (66.37%) Linux
3 12 (10.62%) AIX
4 8 (7.08%) Windows
5 7 (6.19%) zOS
6 3 (2.65%) OS/2
6 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (44.25%) OO
2 44 (38.94%) OOD
3 42 (37.17%) SDLC
4 36 (31.86%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (27.43%) Software Engineering
6 23 (20.35%) Multithreading
7 15 (13.27%) Database Tuning
7 15 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (8.85%) SOA
9 8 (7.08%) Data Modelling
9 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.31%) Asset Management
10 6 (5.31%) Change Management
10 6 (5.31%) Investment Management
10 6 (5.31%) Wealth Management
11 5 (4.42%) Change Data Capture
11 5 (4.42%) Kimball Methodology
11 5 (4.42%) Logical Data Model
11 5 (4.42%) Physical Data Model
11 5 (4.42%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 76 (67.26%) SQL
2 66 (58.41%) Java
3 59 (52.21%) Perl
4 19 (16.81%) C++
5 10 (8.85%) REXX
6 8 (7.08%) Scala
6 8 (7.08%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.42%) COBOL
8 4 (3.54%) VBA
9 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.65%) Python
9 3 (2.65%) RPG
9 3 (2.65%) RPG IV
10 2 (1.77%) Korn
11 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.88%) JCL
11 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.42%) vSphere
3 4 (3.54%) RACF
4 3 (2.65%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.88%) Docker
5 1 (0.88%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (1.77%) Control-M
2 2 (1.77%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (0.88%) Ansible
3 1 (0.88%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.88%) logstash
3 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.88%) rkt
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 69 (61.06%) Sybase
2 28 (24.78%) Oracle
3 26 (23.01%) IBM
4 6 (5.31%) CA
4 6 (5.31%) VMware
5 5 (4.42%) BMC
5 5 (4.42%) Citrix
5 5 (4.42%) HP
5 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.42%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (4.42%) Netezza
5 5 (4.42%) Talend
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.88%) Splunk