The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 337 272 277
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +5
Contract jobs citing DB2 345 504 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.87% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 3.79% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 225 244
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.57 £26.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.09% -47.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.57 £26.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+53.09% -47.00%

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
12017 13302 12428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.72% 22.94% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7943 8828 7838
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 199 204
Median hourly rate £35.43 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DB2
Daily Rate Trend

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DB2
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

DB2 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DB2
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -65 301 £425 -5.55% 54
London -19 97 £475 -5.00% 27
East of England +49 53 £250 -21.25% 3
South East -78 49 £388 -13.88% 9
Scotland +30 39 £388 -1.89% 3
Glasgow +28 33 £425 +18.88% 3
Essex +28 30 £250 +19.04%
Yorkshire +2 25 £500 +27.38% 1
North West -13 21 £375 -9.09% 5
Berkshire -21 19 £400 -15.78% 1
Hertfordshire +4 17 - - 3
City of London +15 16 £450 -10.00% 5
Watford +2 16 - -
West Midlands -20 16 £425 - 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £320 -
North East - 16 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 16 £320 -
Buckinghamshire -5 15 £225 -30.76%
West Yorkshire -6 15 £450 +14.58%
Birmingham +7 14 £425 +13.33% 1
South Yorkshire +7 11 £525 +40.00% 1
Leeds -1 11 £475 +29.69%
East Midlands -19 11 £463 +14.90% 3
Sheffield +5 10 £525 +40.00% 1
Bracknell -6 9 £488 +5.40%
Hampshire -12 8 £383 -7.83% 2
South West -8 7 £363 -19.44% 1
Manchester -14 7 £318 -23.03% 1
Edinburgh +5 6 £250 -44.44%
Northampton 0 6 £463 -

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DB2.

1 476 (56.94%) SQL
2 451 (53.95%) Oracle
3 359 (42.94%) Linux
4 289 (34.57%) Unix
5 287 (34.33%) Java
6 264 (31.58%) IBM
7 231 (27.63%) Windows
8 213 (25.48%) Finance
9 208 (24.88%) SQL Server
10 203 (24.28%) WebSphere
11 174 (20.81%) Mainframe
12 168 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
13 153 (18.30%) Perl
14 147 (17.58%) AIX
15 144 (17.22%) Sybase
16 134 (16.03%) Relational Database
17 125 (14.95%) Banking
18 113 (13.52%) HTML
19 110 (13.16%) XML
20 109 (13.04%) OO
21 107 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
22 106 (12.68%) JavaScript
23 104 (12.44%) JMS
24 99 (11.84%) Spring
25 95 (11.36%) ITIL
26 94 (11.24%) RDBMS
26 94 (11.24%) Shell Script
27 93 (11.12%) Security Cleared
28 89 (10.65%) Web Services
29 88 (10.53%) SDLC

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 203 (24.28%) WebSphere
2 70 (8.37%) Tomcat
3 69 (8.25%) CICS
4 58 (6.94%) WebLogic
5 52 (6.22%) JBoss
6 51 (6.10%) WebSphere Application Server
7 33 (3.95%) WebLogic Portal
8 31 (3.71%) Apache
9 27 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
10 21 (2.51%) IIS
11 16 (1.91%) MQSeries
12 12 (1.44%) SAS
13 10 (1.20%) Commerce Server
13 10 (1.20%) Drupal
13 10 (1.20%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.96%) Confluence
15 6 (0.72%) CMS
15 6 (0.72%) IBM Transformation Extender
15 6 (0.72%) iPlanet
16 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 34 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.44%) MS Office
3 4 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (2.51%) Magento
2 14 (1.67%) Temenos T24
3 5 (0.60%) Fredhopper
3 5 (0.60%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 5 (0.60%) JDE World
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.48%) AWD
5 3 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.36%) Staffware
6 2 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.24%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.12%) Movex
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.24%) PaaS
5 2 (0.24%) SaaS
5 2 (0.24%) Slack
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Office 365
6 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 51 (6.10%) SAN
3 34 (4.07%) Firewall
4 31 (3.71%) DHCP
5 28 (3.35%) HTTP
6 16 (1.91%) Internet
7 15 (1.79%) SSL
8 14 (1.67%) NAS
9 12 (1.44%) FTP
10 9 (1.08%) LDAP
11 8 (0.96%) SNMP
12 6 (0.72%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.72%) DNS
13 5 (0.60%) Network Security
13 5 (0.60%) SSH
14 4 (0.48%) ATM
14 4 (0.48%) LAN
14 4 (0.48%) WAN
15 3 (0.36%) Intranet
16 2 (0.24%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (24.88%) SQL Server
2 134 (16.03%) Relational Database
3 94 (11.24%) RDBMS
4 52 (6.22%) Hadoop
4 52 (6.22%) MySQL
5 42 (5.02%) Oracle Database
6 39 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (4.55%) NoSQL
8 32 (3.83%) Big Data
9 27 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
10 21 (2.51%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
11 10 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (1.08%) DataStage
12 9 (1.08%) Sybase ASE
13 8 (0.96%) Apache Hive
13 8 (0.96%) DbVisualizer
13 8 (0.96%) Oracle Exadata
13 8 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 76 (9.09%) JUnit
2 63 (7.54%) Git (software)
3 45 (5.38%) Subversion
4 41 (4.90%) Ant
5 37 (4.43%) JIRA
6 32 (3.83%) Log4j
6 32 (3.83%) Selenium
7 30 (3.59%) Jenkins
8 25 (2.99%) SoapUI
9 21 (2.51%) Eclipse
9 21 (2.51%) Maven
10 15 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 15 (1.79%) Gerrit
11 13 (1.56%) Toad
12 11 (1.32%) ClearCase
13 10 (1.20%) Grunt
14 9 (1.08%) JMeter
14 9 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (1.08%) Visual Studio
14 9 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 213 (25.48%) Finance
2 125 (14.95%) Banking
3 32 (3.83%) Back Office
3 32 (3.83%) Front Office
4 31 (3.71%) Retail
5 17 (2.03%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.79%) Automotive
7 13 (1.56%) Marketing
8 10 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.08%) Billing
10 7 (0.84%) Publishing
11 5 (0.60%) Law
12 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.48%) Legal
12 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Games
14 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (29.43%) Developer
2 104 (12.44%) Analyst
3 102 (12.20%) Java Developer
4 96 (11.48%) Architect
5 71 (8.49%) Consultant
6 70 (8.37%) DBA
7 50 (5.98%) Administrator
8 44 (5.26%) DB2 DBA
9 35 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
10 33 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
11 29 (3.47%) Technical Consultant
12 24 (2.87%) Data Analyst
13 22 (2.63%) DB2 Administrator
14 21 (2.51%) Tester
15 20 (2.39%) C++ Developer
16 17 (2.03%) Automation Tester
16 17 (2.03%) DB2 Developer
16 17 (2.03%) Lead Architect
16 17 (2.03%) Project Manager
16 17 (2.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (13.52%) HTML
2 110 (13.16%) XML
3 104 (12.44%) JMS
4 99 (11.84%) Spring
5 89 (10.65%) Web Services
6 84 (10.05%) CSS
7 76 (9.09%) JSP
8 74 (8.85%) J2EE
9 69 (8.25%) Middleware
10 56 (6.70%) J2SE
11 54 (6.46%) JSON
12 47 (5.62%) Java EE
13 44 (5.26%) .NET
14 43 (5.14%) WebSphere MQ
15 36 (4.31%) jQuery
16 35 (4.19%) SOAP
17 31 (3.71%) IBM Integration Bus
17 31 (3.71%) REST
18 26 (3.11%) Ajax
18 26 (3.11%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 174 (20.81%) Mainframe
2 107 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.55%) Replication
4 37 (4.43%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.95%) Management Information System
6 30 (3.59%) IBM Mainframe
7 27 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 26 (3.11%) Clustering
9 25 (2.99%) AS400
10 22 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
11 21 (2.51%) iSeries
12 20 (2.39%) Mathematics
13 18 (2.15%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.91%) Computer Science
15 15 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.67%) Equities
17 13 (1.56%) N-Tier
17 13 (1.56%) VSAM
18 10 (1.20%) DataPower
19 9 (1.08%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 359 (42.94%) Linux
2 289 (34.57%) Unix
3 231 (27.63%) Windows
4 147 (17.58%) AIX
5 83 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (9.45%) Solaris
7 74 (8.85%) zOS
8 63 (7.54%) Windows Server
9 35 (4.19%) HPUX
10 21 (2.51%) SUSE
11 20 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (2.27%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.48%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.48%) MVS
16 3 (0.36%) Android
16 3 (0.36%) OS/2
17 2 (0.24%) CentOS
18 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (13.04%) OO
3 95 (11.36%) ITIL
4 88 (10.53%) SDLC
5 62 (7.42%) Migration
6 57 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 56 (6.70%) TDD
8 55 (6.58%) Data Modelling
9 54 (6.46%) OOD
10 52 (6.22%) E-Commerce
11 50 (5.98%) Change Management
11 50 (5.98%) SOA
12 48 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
13 47 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
14 46 (5.50%) Analytics
15 45 (5.38%) Web Development
16 44 (5.26%) Incident Management
16 44 (5.26%) Scrum
17 39 (4.67%) CRM
18 37 (4.43%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 476 (56.94%) SQL
2 287 (34.33%) Java
3 153 (18.30%) Perl
4 106 (12.68%) JavaScript
5 94 (11.24%) Shell Script
6 67 (8.01%) COBOL
7 63 (7.54%) Python
7 63 (7.54%) VB
8 49 (5.86%) C++
9 44 (5.26%) PHP
10 33 (3.95%) JCL
11 27 (3.23%) Ruby
12 21 (2.51%) C#
12 21 (2.51%) PowerShell
13 19 (2.27%) R
14 14 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.67%) REXX
15 12 (1.44%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.44%) RPG
16 11 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (11.12%) Security Cleared
2 82 (9.81%) SC Cleared
3 59 (7.06%) Degree
4 31 (3.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (2.63%) AAT
6 5 (0.60%) MCDBA
6 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.48%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.36%) MBA
9 2 (0.24%) ISEB
9 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.12%) CCNA
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.83%) Data Quality
2 26 (3.11%) SLA
3 24 (2.87%) QA
4 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.72%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.48%) SEPA
7 3 (0.36%) COBIT
7 3 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.12%) COREP
8 1 (0.12%) FINREP
8 1 (0.12%) GCP
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (8.73%) Active Directory
2 49 (5.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.03%) Docker
4 13 (1.56%) RACF
5 12 (1.44%) vSphere
6 11 (1.32%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (1.08%) Time Sharing Option
8 7 (0.84%) Firmware
8 7 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.36%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 3 (0.36%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.24%) KVM
11 2 (0.24%) NFS
11 2 (0.24%) SRDF
11 2 (0.24%) Xen
12 1 (0.12%) HDFS
12 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 60 (7.18%) Tivoli
2 48 (5.74%) MOM
3 44 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
4 31 (3.71%) Puppet
5 21 (2.51%) Ansible
6 17 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.91%) Control-M
8 14 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (1.44%) QRadar
9 12 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Management
11 7 (0.84%) CA Endevor
12 6 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.72%) OpenView
12 6 (0.72%) SCCM
13 5 (0.60%) collectd
13 5 (0.60%) MAINVIEW
13 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.60%) OMEGAMON
14 4 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 451 (53.95%) Oracle
2 264 (31.58%) IBM
3 144 (17.22%) Sybase
4 74 (8.85%) HP
5 69 (8.25%) CA
6 63 (7.54%) BMC
7 59 (7.06%) VMware
8 52 (6.22%) Citrix
9 42 (5.02%) ServiceNow
10 38 (4.55%) EMC
10 38 (4.55%) Microsoft
11 34 (4.07%) SAP
12 33 (3.95%) Red Hat
13 30 (3.59%) Misys
14 29 (3.47%) Teradata
15 23 (2.75%) Netezza
16 20 (2.39%) hybris
17 15 (1.79%) Cisco
17 15 (1.79%) Intel
18 13 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + Remote Work
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Hursley
Rate: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Axiom Software Solutions UK
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago