The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2 Universal Database (DB2 UDB)
Rank 588 566 576
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Contract jobs citing DB2 UDB 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.043% 0.018% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£388 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £263
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11544 11021 11927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.60% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7146 6736 7018
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 225 307
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 7 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 25 July 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
England -25 5 £388 -
South East - 1 - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -

DB2 UDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) DB2
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Sybase
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) JDBC
5 3 (30.00%) JMS
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (30.00%) Database Security
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Spring
6 2 (20.00%) Replication
6 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) OOD
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (20.00%) Windows

DB2 UDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) VLDB
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Database Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DB2 Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JDBC
1 3 (30.00%) JMS
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Database Security
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) C-shell
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (10.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) Peregrine
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Perforce
3 1 (10.00%) Teradata
3 1 (10.00%) Greenplum