The table below looks at the statistics for the DB2 Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DB2 Developer
Rank 577 550 535
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Contract jobs requiring a DB2 Developer 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.007% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£394 £423 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% +45.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £405 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £441 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate - £445 £425
% change year-on-year
- +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

DB2 Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DB2 Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DB2 Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 Developer within the UK.

DB2 Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DB2 Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

DB2 Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DB2 Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 Developer within the UK.

DB2 Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DB2 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited DB2 Developer in their job title 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 with DB2 Developer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) DB2
2 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) Informatica
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 4 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (33.33%) Talend
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 4 (33.33%) DataStage
5 4 (33.33%) OLTP
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) OLAP
5 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (33.33%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) COBOL
6 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) JCL
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) Big Data
7 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
7 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (16.67%) NoSQL

DB2 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited DB2 Developer in their job title 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 with DB2 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) DB2
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (33.33%) DataStage
2 4 (33.33%) OLTP
2 4 (33.33%) OLAP
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (8.33%) QlikView
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (8.33%) ChangeMan
2 1 (8.33%) CA Gen
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Spanish Language
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) J2EE
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Struts
1 1 (8.33%) ISPF
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Scrum
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) COBOL
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) JCL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) REXX
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
4 1 (8.33%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Informatica
2 4 (33.33%) Talend
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (8.33%) Tableau
4 1 (8.33%) Greenplum