The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 UDB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 UDB over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2 Universal Database (DB2 UDB)
Rank 560 567 538
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Contract jobs citing DB2 UDB 18 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.015% 0.011%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.071% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
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£550 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11487 11315 10127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 21.58% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7401 7035 6172
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 181 204
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

DB2 UDB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 UDB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 UDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DB2 UDB
Daily Rate Trend

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

DB2 UDB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DB2 UDB
Daily Rate Histogram

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

DB2 UDB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DB2 UDB
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DB2 UDB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DB2 UDB
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 UDB within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England -8 16 £550 +10.00% 2
London +10 12 £550 +10.00%
South East -16 3 - -
Nottingham - 1 - - 2
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
North West - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

DB2 UDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DB2 UDB 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 UDB.

1 21 (100.00%) DB2
2 18 (85.71%) Linux
3 17 (80.95%) UNIX
4 12 (57.14%) Perl
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) Finance
6 10 (47.62%) Banking
7 9 (42.86%) Java
8 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 7 (33.33%) Informatica
8 7 (33.33%) Investment Banking
8 7 (33.33%) Greenplum
8 7 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
8 7 (33.33%) Tableau
9 6 (28.57%) KDB
9 6 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (28.57%) TIBCO
9 6 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
9 6 (28.57%) Oracle
10 5 (23.81%) XML
10 5 (23.81%) Star Schema
10 5 (23.81%) Fixed Income
10 5 (23.81%) Derivative
10 5 (23.81%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (23.81%) Subversion
10 5 (23.81%) Equities
10 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
11 4 (19.05%) TIBCO iProcess
11 4 (19.05%) Reference Data

DB2 UDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DB2 UDB 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 UDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
2 4 (19.05%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (19.05%) TIBCO iProcess
3 3 (14.29%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) DB2
2 7 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
3 6 (28.57%) KDB
4 5 (23.81%) Star Schema
4 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (4.76%) QlikView
8 1 (4.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Banking
3 7 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Database Developer
2 4 (19.05%) TIBCO Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Ab Initio Developer
3 3 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
3 3 (14.29%) DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Data Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) DB2 Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) JMS
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) iBATIS
3 2 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.76%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.76%) FpML
4 1 (4.76%) DOM
4 1 (4.76%) XSL
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Fixed Income
1 5 (23.81%) Equities
1 5 (23.81%) Derivative
1 5 (23.81%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (19.05%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.52%) SWIFT
3 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) HACMP
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) AIX
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 2 (9.52%) Metaprogramming
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Parallel Processing
3 2 (9.52%) High Availability
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
3 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Perl
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) Korn
4 3 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Control-M
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Informatica
1 7 (33.33%) Greenplum
1 7 (33.33%) Tableau
2 6 (28.57%) TIBCO
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Ab Initio
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy