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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 98 34 103
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +69
Contract jobs citing DB2 31 93 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 3.80% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.57% 19.58% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 43 2
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£425 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
557 475 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.25% 19.40% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 208 218
Average daily rate £364 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 26
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -20 27 £425 -5.55% 2
Edinburgh -46 3 £410 +9.62%
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (64.81%) Linux
2 34 (62.96%) UNIX
3 31 (57.41%) Finance
4 27 (50.00%) Java
5 23 (42.59%) Perl
6 22 (40.74%) Sybase
7 19 (35.19%) OO
8 17 (31.48%) Relational Database
9 15 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
9 15 (27.78%) Banking
9 15 (27.78%) Spring
9 15 (27.78%) Oracle
10 13 (24.07%) RDBMS
11 12 (22.22%) AIX
11 12 (22.22%) SQL
12 11 (20.37%) OOD
12 11 (20.37%) IBM
12 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.37%) WebSphere
12 11 (20.37%) Mainframe
13 10 (18.52%) Data Analysis
13 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
14 9 (16.67%) SAN
14 9 (16.67%) CICS
14 9 (16.67%) zOS
14 9 (16.67%) Replication
15 8 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
15 8 (14.81%) EMC
15 8 (14.81%) J2SE
15 8 (14.81%) Windows

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (20.37%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.67%) CICS
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) SAN
2 8 (14.81%) NAS
3 4 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (1.85%) SMS
5 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.85%) SNA
5 1 (1.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) Relational Database
2 13 (24.07%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) JUnit
2 4 (7.41%) Ant
2 4 (7.41%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.85%) JBehave
3 1 (1.85%) Hudson
3 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (57.41%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Front Office
4 5 (9.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.56%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Database Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Designer
5 6 (11.11%) DB2 Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Storage Specialist
8 1 (1.85%) RPG Developer
8 1 (1.85%) AS400 Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (1.85%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.85%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.85%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Spring
2 8 (14.81%) J2SE
3 7 (12.96%) JMS
4 5 (9.26%) XML
4 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) HTML5
5 4 (7.41%) Ext JS
5 4 (7.41%) Apache CXF
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Flex
5 4 (7.41%) J2EE
5 4 (7.41%) SOAP
5 4 (7.41%) Middleware
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.85%) .NET
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.85%) ISPF
6 1 (1.85%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Mainframe
2 9 (16.67%) Replication
3 8 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (9.26%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (9.26%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.70%) HACMP
5 2 (3.70%) LPAR
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) VSAM
6 1 (1.85%) Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 35 (64.81%) Linux
2 34 (62.96%) UNIX
3 12 (22.22%) AIX
4 9 (16.67%) zOS
5 8 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) OO
2 15 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (20.37%) OOD
4 10 (18.52%) Data Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.26%) Database Tuning
7 4 (7.41%) Network Design
7 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.85%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Test Management
9 1 (1.85%) Manual Testing
9 1 (1.85%) Data Mapping
9 1 (1.85%) Data Architecture
9 1 (1.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) Java
2 23 (42.59%) Perl
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) REXX
7 1 (1.85%) RPG
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) COBOL
7 1 (1.85%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB
2 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) SRDF
2 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.85%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Legato
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Sybase
2 15 (27.78%) Oracle
3 11 (20.37%) IBM
3 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.81%) EMC
5 4 (7.41%) Perforce
5 4 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (3.70%) Teradata
7 1 (1.85%) JBoss
7 1 (1.85%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) VMware
7 1 (1.85%) Informatica
7 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
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