The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 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 over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 267 244 198
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -46
Contract jobs citing DB2 499 460 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.85% 0.82% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.78% 3.84% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 247 281
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £281 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 6
Average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £36.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -17.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%

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
13213 11976 11661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.61% 21.44% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8689 7440 7215
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 181 204
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £13.67 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.51% -2.16%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 439 £450 +5.88% 70
South East +64 143 £450 +18.42% 8
London -22 137 £475 +5.55% 30
Berkshire +47 58 £475 +90.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +22 48 £338 +8.00% 1
North West -40 44 £433 +6.66% 15
Milton Keynes +20 41 £390 +24.80% 1
Reading +24 33 £475 - 1
South West +13 33 £450 -25.00% 3
Scotland -16 30 £365 -11.51% 3
Yorkshire -43 30 £375 -11.76% 3
West Yorkshire -41 22 £413 -2.94% 3
Glasgow 0 21 £358 -15.88% 1
East Midlands -9 20 £432 -27.95% 7
City of London -16 20 £500 +11.11% 11
Merseyside +8 19 £355 -7.18% 1
Hampshire +1 18 £485 +14.11%
Surrey +9 17 £447 -26.72%
West Midlands +14 16 £425 +8.14%
Manchester -21 15 £406 -18.75% 3
Bristol - 15 £428 - 3
East of England -15 14 £425 +19.29% 3
Redhill - 14 - -
Watford +8 13 - -
Hertfordshire +5 13 - - 3
Bracknell +6 12 £500 - 1
Halifax +2 12 £450 +5.88% 1
Warwickshire +13 11 £425 +10.67%
Liverpool -2 11 £400 +4.57%
Warwick +5 10 £419 +26.89%

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DB2 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.

1 395 (40.18%) SQL
2 333 (33.88%) UNIX
3 313 (31.84%) Oracle
4 296 (30.11%) IBM
5 282 (28.69%) Java
6 278 (28.28%) Finance
7 275 (27.98%) Linux
8 261 (26.55%) WebSphere
9 210 (21.36%) Mainframe
10 208 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
11 179 (18.21%) SQL Server
12 167 (16.99%) Windows
13 160 (16.28%) AIX
14 154 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
15 144 (14.65%) CICS
16 143 (14.55%) HTML
17 139 (14.14%) Relational Database
18 135 (13.73%) XML
19 134 (13.63%) zOS
20 128 (13.02%) Banking
21 120 (12.21%) JavaScript
22 107 (10.89%) Sybase
23 106 (10.78%) WebSphere Application Server
24 102 (10.38%) JCL
25 100 (10.17%) COBOL
26 95 (9.66%) J2EE
27 92 (9.36%) Migration
27 92 (9.36%) Spring
28 87 (8.85%) Retail
29 85 (8.65%) WebSphere MQ

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DB2 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 261 (26.55%) WebSphere
2 144 (14.65%) CICS
3 106 (10.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 42 (4.27%) MQSeries
4 42 (4.27%) SAS
5 38 (3.87%) Apache
6 36 (3.66%) Tomcat
6 36 (3.66%) JBoss
7 32 (3.26%) WebSphere Portal
8 21 (2.14%) WebSphere Process Server
9 18 (1.83%) IIS
10 16 (1.63%) IBM HTTP Server
11 14 (1.42%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.02%) Apache Pig
13 9 (0.92%) NetWeaver
14 8 (0.81%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.81%) Confluence
15 6 (0.61%) Commerce Server
16 5 (0.51%) SharePoint
17 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.14%) MS Office
3 11 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.41%) SPSS
6 3 (0.31%) MS Project
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
1 10 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
1 10 (1.02%) Magento
2 9 (0.92%) Loan IQ
3 8 (0.81%) Tridion
4 7 (0.71%) Maximo
5 6 (0.61%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.51%) Unica
7 4 (0.41%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
8 3 (0.31%) BusinessWare
9 2 (0.20%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.20%) Staffware
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.10%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.71%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.51%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.78%) HTTP
2 24 (2.44%) LDAP
2 24 (2.44%) SSL
3 21 (2.14%) SAN
3 21 (2.14%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.93%) FTP
5 18 (1.83%) Internet
6 16 (1.63%) Firewall
7 14 (1.42%) SSH
8 10 (1.02%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.61%) VPN
10 4 (0.41%) WAN
11 3 (0.31%) Intranet
12 2 (0.20%) ATM
12 2 (0.20%) LAN
12 2 (0.20%) SMS
12 2 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.20%) NAS
13 1 (0.10%) SWIFTNet
13 1 (0.10%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (18.21%) SQL Server
2 139 (14.14%) Relational Database
3 83 (8.44%) RDBMS
4 81 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
5 52 (5.29%) MySQL
6 46 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (4.48%) Big Data
8 37 (3.76%) DB2 UDB
9 33 (3.36%) Oracle Database
10 30 (3.05%) DbVisualizer
11 23 (2.34%) MongoDB
11 23 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (1.93%) DataStage
12 19 (1.93%) NoSQL
13 18 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (1.83%) Informix
14 17 (1.73%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 14 (1.42%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 62 (6.31%) Subversion
2 52 (5.29%) JUnit
3 35 (3.56%) Ant
4 33 (3.36%) Git (software)
5 31 (3.15%) Maven
5 31 (3.15%) Introscope
6 28 (2.85%) Eclipse
6 28 (2.85%) Selenium
7 25 (2.54%) ClearCase
8 19 (1.93%) SoapUI
9 18 (1.83%) LoadRunner
10 17 (1.73%) JIRA
10 17 (1.73%) Jenkins
11 16 (1.63%) WebDriver
12 14 (1.42%) HP UFT
12 14 (1.42%) Toad
13 13 (1.32%) ClearQuest
13 13 (1.32%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.12%) JBehave
15 10 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 278 (28.28%) Finance
2 128 (13.02%) Banking
3 87 (8.85%) Retail
4 31 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.83%) Front Office
7 14 (1.42%) General Ledger
7 14 (1.42%) Spanish Language
7 14 (1.42%) Marketing
8 8 (0.81%) Dutch Language
8 8 (0.81%) French Language
8 8 (0.81%) Billing
8 8 (0.81%) Legal
9 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.41%) Back Office
10 4 (0.41%) Law
10 4 (0.41%) Advertising
10 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 277 (28.18%) Developer
2 176 (17.90%) Analyst
3 110 (11.19%) Java Developer
4 89 (9.05%) DBA
5 88 (8.95%) Administrator
6 72 (7.32%) Consultant
7 59 (6.00%) Architect
8 55 (5.60%) DB2 DBA
9 47 (4.78%) Senior Developer
10 37 (3.76%) Tester
11 33 (3.36%) Programmer
11 33 (3.36%) WebSphere Administrator
12 29 (2.95%) Test Analyst
13 28 (2.85%) Support Analyst
13 28 (2.85%) Technical Analyst
14 22 (2.24%) Ab Initio Developer
15 21 (2.14%) Project Manager
16 20 (2.03%) Designer
17 19 (1.93%) Automation Tester
17 19 (1.93%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (14.55%) HTML
2 135 (13.73%) XML
3 95 (9.66%) J2EE
4 92 (9.36%) Spring
5 85 (8.65%) WebSphere MQ
6 73 (7.43%) SOAP
6 73 (7.43%) JMS
7 67 (6.82%) Middleware
8 61 (6.21%) Web Services
9 58 (5.90%) .NET
10 50 (5.09%) JSP
11 48 (4.88%) Hibernate
12 47 (4.78%) REST
13 44 (4.48%) CSS
14 43 (4.37%) Ajax
15 40 (4.07%) Struts
16 39 (3.97%) J2SE
17 38 (3.87%) Servlets
18 37 (3.76%) EJB
19 35 (3.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 210 (21.36%) Mainframe
2 154 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.09%) AS400
4 46 (4.68%) LPAR
5 42 (4.27%) DataPower
6 37 (3.76%) iSeries
7 34 (3.46%) Clustering
8 31 (3.15%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.03%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.03%) Data Centre
10 19 (1.93%) VSAM
10 19 (1.93%) N-Tier
11 17 (1.73%) IBM Mainframe
11 17 (1.73%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.63%) Data Integration
13 13 (1.32%) Derivative
13 13 (1.32%) Replication
14 12 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 11 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
15 11 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 333 (33.88%) UNIX
2 275 (27.98%) Linux
3 167 (16.99%) Windows
4 160 (16.28%) AIX
5 134 (13.63%) zOS
6 82 (8.34%) Solaris
7 31 (3.15%) MVS
8 18 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.12%) HPUX
10 10 (1.02%) OS/400
10 10 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.71%) Android
13 6 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.61%) OS/390
14 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.31%) SUSE
16 3 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (21.16%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (9.36%) Migration
3 78 (7.93%) ETL
3 78 (7.93%) SDLC
4 72 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
5 69 (7.02%) TDD
6 68 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
7 61 (6.21%) E-Commerce
8 58 (5.90%) OO
9 55 (5.60%) Data Modelling
10 49 (4.98%) ITIL
10 49 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (4.88%) Automated Testing
12 41 (4.17%) SOA
13 40 (4.07%) Project Management
14 37 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
14 37 (3.76%) Scrum
15 36 (3.66%) Data Management
15 36 (3.66%) Software Engineering
15 36 (3.66%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 395 (40.18%) SQL
2 282 (28.69%) Java
3 120 (12.21%) JavaScript
4 102 (10.38%) JCL
5 100 (10.17%) COBOL
6 79 (8.04%) Perl
7 62 (6.31%) Shell Script
8 48 (4.88%) Python
9 38 (3.87%) Jython
9 38 (3.87%) REXX
10 35 (3.56%) C#
11 29 (2.95%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.64%) XPath
13 25 (2.54%) Korn
14 23 (2.34%) PowerShell
14 23 (2.34%) C
14 23 (2.34%) VB
15 20 (2.03%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.93%) RPG
16 19 (1.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (3.46%) Degree
2 19 (1.93%) IBM Certification
3 13 (1.32%) CISSP
4 12 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.92%) ISEB
6 8 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.31%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.20%) MCDBA
10 2 (0.20%) CCSP
10 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.20%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 2 (0.20%) CISM
11 1 (0.10%) MBA
11 1 (0.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.10%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.80%) QA
2 16 (1.63%) SLA
3 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.31%) TickIT
5 3 (0.31%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.10%) Basel II
7 1 (0.10%) BS7799
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (3.56%) RACF
2 33 (3.36%) Time Sharing Option
3 11 (1.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 10 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.51%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.51%) GPFS
7 3 (0.31%) ClearTrust
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.10%) vSphere
9 1 (0.10%) iptables
9 1 (0.10%) Docker
9 1 (0.10%) HDFS
9 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 37 (3.76%) Control-M
3 31 (3.15%) CA Wily
4 28 (2.85%) CA Endevor
5 19 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (1.83%) Puppet
7 17 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 14 (1.42%) OMEGAMON
9 12 (1.22%) Ansible
10 9 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 8 (0.81%) MAINVIEW
12 6 (0.61%) Oozie
12 6 (0.61%) zSecure
13 5 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
14 4 (0.41%) Data Guard
15 3 (0.31%) CA Single Sign-On
15 3 (0.31%) SCCM
15 3 (0.31%) SCOM
16 2 (0.20%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 313 (31.84%) Oracle
2 296 (30.11%) IBM
3 107 (10.89%) Sybase
4 75 (7.63%) CA
5 71 (7.22%) SAP
6 51 (5.19%) Microsoft
7 41 (4.17%) Ab Initio
8 32 (3.26%) Teradata
9 29 (2.95%) VMware
10 27 (2.75%) Informatica
11 25 (2.54%) Citrix
12 24 (2.44%) Cisco
13 22 (2.24%) HP
13 22 (2.24%) webMethods
14 18 (1.83%) Netezza
15 17 (1.73%) Cognos
15 17 (1.73%) Red Hat
16 16 (1.63%) TIBCO
17 11 (1.12%) Percona
18 10 (1.02%) ATG
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £415 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
County Durham
Cititec
Rate: £390 - 400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £605 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £610 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Lytham St Annes
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago