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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 93 112 55
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -57
Contract jobs citing DB2 32 17 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 0.63% 2.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.42% 3.31% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £353 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £389
% change year-on-year
- +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +23.07%
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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
590 513 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.56% 19.14% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 266 262
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £19.15 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £36.35 £27.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 +13 19 £375 -11.76% 1
Edinburgh +4 13 £425 -5.55% 7
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DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 38 (52.05%) UNIX
2 38 (52.05%) Linux
3 37 (50.68%) Java
4 32 (43.84%) Spring
5 30 (41.10%) Banking
5 30 (41.10%) Relational Database
6 29 (39.73%) Finance
6 29 (39.73%) Perl
7 28 (38.36%) Sybase
7 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (35.62%) JUnit
8 26 (35.62%) J2SE
8 26 (35.62%) JMS
8 26 (35.62%) RDBMS
9 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (31.51%) SDLC
10 22 (30.14%) OO
11 20 (27.40%) Software Engineering
12 19 (26.03%) OOD
13 18 (24.66%) Mainframe
13 18 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (23.29%) Database Tuning
15 14 (19.18%) CICS
15 14 (19.18%) zOS
16 12 (16.44%) Equity Derivative
17 10 (13.70%) Migration
18 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
18 9 (12.33%) WebSphere
18 9 (12.33%) Front Office

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (19.18%) CICS
2 9 (12.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.74%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) FTP
1 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.10%) Relational Database
2 26 (35.62%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.48%) Big Data
4 3 (4.11%) KDB
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (35.62%) JUnit
2 4 (5.48%) Introscope
3 1 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 30 (41.10%) Banking
2 29 (39.73%) Finance
3 9 (12.33%) Front Office
3 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Developer
2 32 (43.84%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Senior Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Administrator
3 9 (12.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (10.96%) WebSphere Administrator
4 8 (10.96%) Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) DBA
5 6 (8.22%) DB2 DBA
6 4 (5.48%) Server Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Designer
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.74%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Mainframe Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (43.84%) Spring
2 26 (35.62%) J2SE
2 26 (35.62%) JMS
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (5.48%) Ext JS
3 4 (5.48%) RESTful
4 3 (4.11%) JAX-RS
4 3 (4.11%) Web Services
5 2 (2.74%) .NET
6 1 (1.37%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) ISPF
6 1 (1.37%) WCF
6 1 (1.37%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (24.66%) Mainframe
3 12 (16.44%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (10.96%) LPAR
5 4 (5.48%) VSAM
6 3 (4.11%) Equities
6 3 (4.11%) DTCC
6 3 (4.11%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (4.11%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.37%) AS400
7 1 (1.37%) iSeries
7 1 (1.37%) Derivative
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (52.05%) UNIX
1 38 (52.05%) Linux
2 14 (19.18%) zOS
3 4 (5.48%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) AIX
3 4 (5.48%) Solaris
4 2 (2.74%) OS/2
5 1 (1.37%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) SDLC
3 22 (30.14%) OO
4 20 (27.40%) Software Engineering
5 19 (26.03%) OOD
6 18 (24.66%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (23.29%) Database Tuning
8 10 (13.70%) Migration
9 7 (9.59%) Investment Management
9 7 (9.59%) Wealth Management
10 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
11 5 (6.85%) Data Management
12 4 (5.48%) ETL
12 4 (5.48%) High Availability
13 3 (4.11%) Multithreading
13 3 (4.11%) TDD
14 2 (2.74%) Scrum
14 2 (2.74%) Change Management
14 2 (2.74%) ITIL
14 2 (2.74%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 37 (50.68%) Java
3 29 (39.73%) Perl
4 9 (12.33%) COBOL
5 5 (6.85%) C#
6 4 (5.48%) REXX
6 4 (5.48%) Jython
6 4 (5.48%) Scala
7 2 (2.74%) JCL
8 1 (1.37%) RPG/400
8 1 (1.37%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) BS7799
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.74%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Sybase
2 7 (9.59%) CA
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 5 (6.85%) IBM
5 3 (4.11%) Informatica
6 1 (1.37%) Misys
6 1 (1.37%) BMC