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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 288 264 281
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs citing DB2 452 489 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.86% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.76% 3.69% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 227 206
Median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £317 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.06 £38.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £59.00 £47.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%

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
12029 13253 11849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 23.27% 21.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8018 8618 7315
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 187 198
Median hourly rate £31.95 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -41 363 £418 -1.76% 44
London -63 104 £475 +5.55% 18
Scotland +35 65 £400 +4.57% 6
Glasgow +29 51 £400 +6.66% 2
South East -69 49 £400 - 7
North West +14 48 £400 +3.89% 3
East of England +43 39 £385 -9.41% 7
North East - 39 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 38 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 38 £320 -
West Midlands -4 34 £425 - 4
Yorkshire -5 29 £500 +33.33%
Buckinghamshire -10 26 £375 +13.20% 1
Birmingham +11 25 £375 -21.05% 3
Essex - 22 £230 - 3
City of London +31 20 £500 - 2
Hampshire +12 19 £400 +3.22%
Milton Keynes -17 19 £375 -3.22%
Cheshire +14 18 £438 +2.45%
West Yorkshire -3 17 £442 +11.19%
Warrington - 15 £475 -
Manchester 0 13 £393 - 1
South Yorkshire +1 12 £525 +40.00%
Edinburgh -3 11 £442 +4.00% 4
Sheffield -9 11 £525 +40.00%
East Midlands -10 11 £361 -9.75% 4
Farnborough +8 8 £450 +0.55%
Nottinghamshire -2 8 £388 -13.88% 1
Nottingham -3 8 £388 -13.88% 1
Lancashire - 8 £427 - 1

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 463 (52.32%) Oracle
2 453 (51.19%) SQL
3 350 (39.55%) Linux
4 287 (32.43%) Java
5 277 (31.30%) IBM
6 264 (29.83%) Unix
7 240 (27.12%) Windows
8 231 (26.10%) Finance
9 228 (25.76%) SQL Server
10 219 (24.75%) WebSphere
11 165 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
12 162 (18.31%) Mainframe
13 147 (16.61%) AIX
14 139 (15.71%) Perl
14 139 (15.71%) Banking
15 135 (15.25%) Sybase
16 114 (12.88%) Relational Database
17 112 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
17 112 (12.66%) SDLC
18 108 (12.20%) JavaScript
19 102 (11.53%) OO
20 100 (11.30%) XML
21 98 (11.07%) Security Cleared
22 97 (10.96%) HTML
23 96 (10.85%) JMS
24 94 (10.62%) Web Services
25 89 (10.06%) ITIL
25 89 (10.06%) CICS
26 87 (9.83%) RDBMS
26 87 (9.83%) COBOL

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
1 219 (24.75%) WebSphere
2 89 (10.06%) CICS
3 65 (7.34%) WebLogic
4 57 (6.44%) JBoss
4 57 (6.44%) Tomcat
5 56 (6.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 39 (4.41%) Apache
7 28 (3.16%) IIS
8 25 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
9 17 (1.92%) MQSeries
10 16 (1.81%) IBM HTTP Server
11 14 (1.58%) SAS
12 9 (1.02%) iPlanet
13 8 (0.90%) nginx
14 7 (0.79%) Confluence
14 7 (0.79%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.56%) CMS
16 5 (0.56%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 35 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.34%) MS Office
3 3 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.34%) SPSS
4 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.24%) Temenos T24
2 9 (1.02%) Magento
3 6 (0.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 6 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.56%) SAP R/3
5 4 (0.45%) BusinessWare
5 4 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.45%) Staffware
6 3 (0.34%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.11%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.11%) Movex
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
5 1 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.11%) Office 365
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.21%) SAN
2 53 (5.99%) TCP/IP
3 37 (4.18%) Firewall
4 34 (3.84%) DHCP
4 34 (3.84%) HTTP
5 31 (3.50%) SSL
6 17 (1.92%) Internet
7 13 (1.47%) NAS
8 12 (1.36%) DNS
9 11 (1.24%) LDAP
10 10 (1.13%) FTP
10 10 (1.13%) SNMP
11 9 (1.02%) Network Security
12 7 (0.79%) VPN
13 6 (0.68%) DMZ
13 6 (0.68%) SSH
14 5 (0.56%) BIG-IP
14 5 (0.56%) Intranet
14 5 (0.56%) VLAN
15 4 (0.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 114 (12.88%) Relational Database
3 87 (9.83%) RDBMS
4 54 (6.10%) Oracle Database
5 53 (5.99%) MySQL
6 42 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (4.75%) Hadoop
7 28 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 26 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (2.71%) Big Data
10 20 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
12 16 (1.81%) IBM InfoSphere
12 16 (1.81%) MongoDB
13 13 (1.47%) DataStage
13 13 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (1.36%) Oracle Exadata
14 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.13%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 61 (6.89%) JUnit
2 38 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 38 (4.29%) Subversion
3 27 (3.05%) JIRA
3 27 (3.05%) Selenium
4 25 (2.82%) Jenkins
5 23 (2.60%) Ant
6 22 (2.49%) Log4j
7 20 (2.26%) SoapUI
8 18 (2.03%) Maven
9 17 (1.92%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.69%) ClearCase
11 14 (1.58%) Gerrit
12 13 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
13 11 (1.24%) Grunt
13 11 (1.24%) Toad
14 10 (1.13%) Cucumber
15 9 (1.02%) gulp
16 8 (0.90%) Rational Application Developer
16 8 (0.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 231 (26.10%) Finance
2 139 (15.71%) Banking
3 35 (3.95%) Retail
4 28 (3.16%) Front Office
5 25 (2.82%) Back Office
6 22 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 19 (2.15%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.92%) Marketing
9 16 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.47%) Automotive
11 9 (1.02%) Billing
12 8 (0.90%) Publishing
13 5 (0.56%) Games
13 5 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.45%) Law
14 4 (0.45%) Legal
14 4 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.34%) Electronics
15 3 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 255 (28.81%) Developer
2 100 (11.30%) Architect
3 99 (11.19%) Analyst
4 88 (9.94%) Java Developer
5 71 (8.02%) DBA
6 66 (7.46%) Consultant
7 59 (6.67%) Administrator
8 41 (4.63%) DB2 DBA
9 30 (3.39%) DB2 Developer
10 27 (3.05%) COBOL Developer
11 26 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (2.71%) Senior Developer
13 22 (2.49%) DB2 Administrator
13 22 (2.49%) Infrastructure Architect
13 22 (2.49%) Technical Consultant
14 20 (2.26%) Data Analyst
15 19 (2.15%) Designer
16 18 (2.03%) C++ Developer
16 18 (2.03%) Lead Architect
16 18 (2.03%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (11.30%) XML
2 97 (10.96%) HTML
3 96 (10.85%) JMS
4 94 (10.62%) Web Services
5 86 (9.72%) J2EE
6 84 (9.49%) Spring
7 81 (9.15%) CSS
8 80 (9.04%) Middleware
9 78 (8.81%) JSP
10 50 (5.65%) WebSphere MQ
11 47 (5.31%) .NET
12 46 (5.20%) J2SE
13 44 (4.97%) Java EE
14 39 (4.41%) jQuery
15 35 (3.95%) Struts
16 34 (3.84%) IBM Integration Bus
17 33 (3.73%) Hibernate
17 33 (3.73%) JSON
18 32 (3.62%) Servlets
19 29 (3.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 162 (18.31%) Mainframe
2 112 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.99%) Data Centre
4 43 (4.86%) iSeries
5 38 (4.29%) IBM Mainframe
6 36 (4.07%) Replication
7 32 (3.62%) AS400
8 31 (3.50%) Clustering
8 31 (3.50%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.15%) Equity Derivative
10 18 (2.03%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.92%) N-Tier
12 16 (1.81%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.69%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.69%) VSAM
14 14 (1.58%) Equities
15 11 (1.24%) DataPower
15 11 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.24%) Web 2.0
16 10 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 350 (39.55%) Linux
2 264 (29.83%) Unix
3 240 (27.12%) Windows
4 147 (16.61%) AIX
5 77 (8.70%) zOS
6 70 (7.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 70 (7.91%) Solaris
7 64 (7.23%) Windows Server
8 32 (3.62%) HPUX
9 30 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (1.81%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.81%) SUSE
11 9 (1.02%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.56%) Android
13 5 (0.56%) MVS
14 4 (0.45%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (12.66%) SDLC
3 102 (11.53%) OO
4 89 (10.06%) ITIL
5 73 (8.25%) Change Management
6 72 (8.14%) Migration
7 69 (7.80%) Data Modelling
8 59 (6.67%) Project Management
9 55 (6.21%) OOD
9 55 (6.21%) Software Engineering
9 55 (6.21%) TDD
10 54 (6.10%) Performance Tuning
11 53 (5.99%) ETL
11 53 (5.99%) Incident Management
12 51 (5.76%) SOA
13 49 (5.54%) Web Development
14 44 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
15 43 (4.86%) Scrum
16 40 (4.52%) High Availability
17 39 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 453 (51.19%) SQL
2 287 (32.43%) Java
3 139 (15.71%) Perl
4 108 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 87 (9.83%) COBOL
6 77 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 57 (6.44%) C++
8 51 (5.76%) VB
9 48 (5.42%) Python
10 38 (4.29%) JCL
11 28 (3.16%) PHP
12 27 (3.05%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.94%) C
14 25 (2.82%) C#
15 18 (2.03%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.81%) Korn
17 15 (1.69%) REXX
18 13 (1.47%) Ruby
19 12 (1.36%) Assembly Language
20 11 (1.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (11.07%) Security Cleared
2 86 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 42 (4.75%) Degree
4 26 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (2.49%) AAT
6 8 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.56%) MCDBA
8 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.56%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (0.45%) CCSP
9 4 (0.45%) CISM
9 4 (0.45%) CISSP
9 4 (0.45%) SAS Certification
10 3 (0.34%) MBA
10 3 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.23%) CCNA
12 1 (0.11%) ISEB
12 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.84%) Data Quality
2 26 (2.94%) SLA
3 12 (1.36%) QA
4 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.56%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.45%) SEPA
7 3 (0.34%) COBIT
7 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.11%) Basel II
9 1 (0.11%) COREP
9 1 (0.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 73 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 47 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.81%) Docker
4 14 (1.58%) vSphere
5 13 (1.47%) RACF
6 12 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 9 (1.02%) Time Sharing Option
8 8 (0.90%) Firmware
9 7 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.45%) ClearTrust
12 3 (0.34%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 3 (0.34%) NFS
12 3 (0.34%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.23%) KVM
13 2 (0.23%) SRDF
13 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 68 (7.68%) Tivoli
2 42 (4.75%) MOM
3 38 (4.29%) HP SiteScope
4 25 (2.82%) Puppet
5 19 (2.15%) Control-M
6 15 (1.69%) QRadar
7 14 (1.58%) Ansible
8 13 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 12 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.13%) Data Guard
11 8 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (0.79%) CA Endevor
12 7 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
13 6 (0.68%) MAINVIEW
13 6 (0.68%) OMEGAMON
14 5 (0.56%) collectd
14 5 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.56%) OpenView
14 5 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
14 5 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 463 (52.32%) Oracle
2 277 (31.30%) IBM
3 135 (15.25%) Sybase
4 66 (7.46%) CA
4 66 (7.46%) VMware
5 62 (7.01%) HP
6 61 (6.89%) Citrix
7 56 (6.33%) BMC
8 51 (5.76%) Microsoft
9 41 (4.63%) Red Hat
10 39 (4.41%) SAP
11 38 (4.29%) ServiceNow
12 37 (4.18%) EMC
13 24 (2.71%) Cisco
13 24 (2.71%) Pega
14 23 (2.60%) Misys
15 22 (2.49%) Teradata
16 19 (2.15%) F5
17 17 (1.92%) BEA
18 16 (1.81%) Netezza
Somerset
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago