The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 259 211 205
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -6
Contract jobs citing DB2 409 485 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.95% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.55% 4.39% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 218 238
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £573 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £21.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £43.24 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.72%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11519 11040 11999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.05% 21.60% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7126 6737 7078
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
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 178 214 311
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.30 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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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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 -31 363 £425 +4.93% 73
London -48 124 £400 -5.88% 24
South East -19 86 £450 +12.50% 12
North West +3 44 £408 +6.88% 15
Yorkshire +33 43 £425 +30.76% 7
West Yorkshire +27 34 £425 +54.54% 5
East of England +7 34 £363 -34.09% 3
Hampshire +4 31 £475 +7.58% 1
Scotland -61 31 £425 +9.67% 3
City of London -6 29 £423 -0.58% 11
Glasgow -12 27 £413 -8.33% 3
Farnborough +8 22 £475 -13.63%
Buckinghamshire +7 21 £350 -
Berkshire -28 18 £400 - 7
East Midlands +4 17 £650 +116.66% 4
Cheshire -1 16 £400 -14.89% 1
Manchester -2 16 £524 +44.48% 12
Milton Keynes +1 15 £338 -3.57%
Hertfordshire +10 14 £415 - 1
Surrey -2 11 £565 +126.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +18 10 £650 +116.66% 2
Essex +8 10 £238 -56.81% 1
Leeds -2 9 £425 +17.24%
West Midlands -18 9 £330 -23.03% 2
Chester +12 8 £440 -
Cambridgeshire - 8 £356 - 1
Nottingham +16 6 - - 1
Watford +3 6 - -
Brentwood +2 6 £238 -56.81%
Lancashire -9 5 £398 +13.84% 2

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 309 (42.45%) Oracle
2 267 (36.68%) IBM
3 266 (36.54%) SQL
4 227 (31.18%) Finance
5 226 (31.04%) UNIX
6 223 (30.63%) Linux
7 188 (25.82%) Java
7 188 (25.82%) WebSphere
8 180 (24.73%) Mainframe
9 140 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 124 (17.03%) Retail
11 117 (16.07%) Relational Database
12 109 (14.97%) AIX
13 92 (12.64%) Windows
14 91 (12.50%) Banking
15 90 (12.36%) XML
16 86 (11.81%) COBOL
17 83 (11.40%) Sybase
18 79 (10.85%) J2EE
18 79 (10.85%) Oracle Database
19 78 (10.71%) Perl
19 78 (10.71%) E-Commerce
20 76 (10.44%) CICS
21 74 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
22 69 (9.48%) WebSphere Application Server
23 68 (9.34%) JavaScript
24 67 (9.20%) RDBMS
25 66 (9.07%) MQSeries
26 65 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
27 62 (8.52%) Migration

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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
1 188 (25.82%) WebSphere
2 76 (10.44%) CICS
3 69 (9.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 66 (9.07%) MQSeries
5 33 (4.53%) SAS
6 25 (3.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 18 (2.47%) NetWeaver
8 15 (2.06%) IIS
9 13 (1.79%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.65%) IBM HTTP Server
11 11 (1.51%) Confluence
11 11 (1.51%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.37%) Apache
13 8 (1.10%) SharePoint
13 8 (1.10%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
14 5 (0.69%) WebSphere Process Server
14 5 (0.69%) FileNet
15 4 (0.55%) TeamSite
16 3 (0.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 30 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.20%) MS Office
3 9 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.82%) SPSS
5 5 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.06%) Google Analytics
2 14 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
3 11 (1.51%) Tridion
4 5 (0.69%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.69%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.55%) Maximo
5 4 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.41%) Agresso
6 3 (0.41%) AWD
7 2 (0.27%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.27%) SAP PM
7 2 (0.27%) Staffware
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.55%) IaaS
2 2 (0.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) PaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.46%) Internet
2 25 (3.43%) Firewall
3 19 (2.61%) SAN
4 15 (2.06%) HTTP
5 13 (1.79%) Network Security
5 13 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (1.51%) LDAP
7 10 (1.37%) NAS
7 10 (1.37%) FTP
8 8 (1.10%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.82%) SSL
10 5 (0.69%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.69%) DNS
10 5 (0.69%) LAN
10 5 (0.69%) Intranet
11 4 (0.55%) NetScaler
11 4 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (0.55%) VLAN
11 4 (0.55%) SMS
11 4 (0.55%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 117 (16.07%) Relational Database
3 79 (10.85%) Oracle Database
4 74 (10.16%) Data Warehouse
5 67 (9.20%) RDBMS
6 34 (4.67%) Hadoop
7 33 (4.53%) MySQL
8 24 (3.30%) DataStage
9 21 (2.88%) Data Mining
9 21 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (2.88%) Big Data
10 20 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (2.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 19 (2.61%) SAP BW
12 18 (2.47%) DbVisualizer
13 17 (2.34%) Oracle9i Database
14 12 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (1.37%) SQL Navigator
16 10 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (4.81%) ClearCase
1 35 (4.81%) ClearQuest
2 30 (4.12%) Ant
3 29 (3.98%) JUnit
4 27 (3.71%) Subversion
5 26 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 20 (2.75%) QuickTest Pro
7 19 (2.61%) LoadRunner
8 17 (2.34%) Maven
9 15 (2.06%) JIRA
10 14 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (1.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 11 (1.51%) Log4j
13 9 (1.24%) PowerBuilder
13 9 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (1.24%) Jenkins
14 8 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (1.10%) Selenium
15 7 (0.96%) ERwin
15 7 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 227 (31.18%) Finance
2 124 (17.03%) Retail
3 91 (12.50%) Banking
4 42 (5.77%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.34%) Marketing
6 16 (2.20%) Advertising
7 15 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.51%) Front Office
9 7 (0.96%) General Ledger
9 7 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.82%) Games
10 6 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.82%) French Language
10 6 (0.82%) German Language
10 6 (0.82%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.27%) Automotive
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 214 (29.40%) Developer
2 120 (16.48%) Analyst
3 83 (11.40%) Architect
4 59 (8.10%) DBA
5 55 (7.55%) Java Developer
6 51 (7.01%) Administrator
7 49 (6.73%) Consultant
8 40 (5.49%) DB2 DBA
9 31 (4.26%) Programmer
10 23 (3.16%) Tester
10 23 (3.16%) Designer
11 22 (3.02%) Systems Analyst
11 22 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
12 20 (2.75%) Project Manager
12 20 (2.75%) Business Analyst
13 18 (2.47%) Technical Analyst
14 17 (2.34%) Technical Architect
14 17 (2.34%) Senior Developer
14 17 (2.34%) Support Analyst
14 17 (2.34%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (12.36%) XML
2 79 (10.85%) J2EE
3 57 (7.83%) HTML
4 46 (6.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 45 (6.18%) .NET
6 42 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
7 40 (5.49%) Spring
8 39 (5.36%) JMS
9 35 (4.81%) Web Services
10 32 (4.40%) Middleware
11 31 (4.26%) JDBC
12 28 (3.85%) JSP
13 27 (3.71%) XSLT
14 25 (3.43%) Ajax
15 23 (3.16%) CSS
16 18 (2.47%) Flash
17 17 (2.34%) EJB
17 17 (2.34%) Struts
18 16 (2.20%) Servlets
18 16 (2.20%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 180 (24.73%) Mainframe
2 60 (8.24%) IBM Mainframe
3 38 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.67%) Replication
5 17 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.06%) DataPower
7 12 (1.65%) Open Source
8 11 (1.51%) Web 2.0
8 11 (1.51%) Clustering
9 10 (1.37%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.37%) iSeries
10 9 (1.24%) AS400
10 9 (1.24%) VSAM
11 8 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (0.96%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.82%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.82%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.82%) CLARiiON
13 6 (0.82%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 226 (31.04%) UNIX
2 223 (30.63%) Linux
3 109 (14.97%) AIX
4 92 (12.64%) Windows
5 41 (5.63%) Solaris
6 30 (4.12%) zOS
7 26 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (3.30%) SUSE
9 21 (2.88%) HPUX
10 9 (1.24%) MVS
10 9 (1.24%) VMS
11 4 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.41%) OS/400
13 1 (0.14%) OpenSolaris
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.14%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (10.71%) E-Commerce
2 65 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (8.52%) Migration
4 59 (8.10%) ETL
5 58 (7.97%) OO
6 57 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (7.42%) Performance Tuning
8 52 (7.14%) Analytics
9 49 (6.73%) Data Modelling
10 43 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 41 (5.63%) ITIL
12 39 (5.36%) Service Delivery
13 35 (4.81%) Project Management
14 32 (4.40%) Workflow
14 32 (4.40%) Data Analysis
15 30 (4.12%) UML
16 25 (3.43%) Workflow Management
16 25 (3.43%) Systems Analysis
17 24 (3.30%) Software Engineering
17 24 (3.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 266 (36.54%) SQL
2 188 (25.82%) Java
3 86 (11.81%) COBOL
4 78 (10.71%) Perl
5 68 (9.34%) JavaScript
6 48 (6.59%) JCL
7 37 (5.08%) Shell Script
8 34 (4.67%) PL/SQL
9 25 (3.43%) C#
9 25 (3.43%) Python
10 19 (2.61%) C
11 18 (2.47%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.65%) XPath
13 11 (1.51%) C++
13 11 (1.51%) VBA
14 10 (1.37%) PL/1
14 10 (1.37%) R
15 9 (1.24%) RPG
16 8 (1.10%) REXX
17 6 (0.82%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 47 (6.46%) Degree
2 41 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 33 (4.53%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.16%) ISEB
5 21 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.10%) IBM Certification
7 7 (0.96%) CISM
7 7 (0.96%) CISSP
8 5 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.55%) CCNP
9 4 (0.55%) CCNA
10 3 (0.41%) IBM WebSphere Certification
11 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.27%) PMP
11 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.14%) PhD
12 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.57%) QA
2 11 (1.51%) SLA
3 6 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (1.24%) RACF
1 9 (1.24%) SRDF
2 7 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.55%) vSphere
5 3 (0.41%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.14%) KVM
7 1 (0.14%) HDFS
7 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.14%) qmail
7 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.14%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 34 (4.67%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (0.96%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 7 (0.96%) CA Endevor
3 7 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.55%) Puppet
4 4 (0.55%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.55%) MAINVIEW
4 4 (0.55%) nmon
4 4 (0.55%) Ansible
5 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.41%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.27%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.27%) Control-M
6 2 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.14%) Oozie
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 309 (42.45%) Oracle
2 267 (36.68%) IBM
3 83 (11.40%) Sybase
4 49 (6.73%) SAP
5 45 (6.18%) Microsoft
6 41 (5.63%) HP
7 29 (3.98%) Red Hat
7 29 (3.98%) Ab Initio
8 27 (3.71%) EMC
9 25 (3.43%) Cisco
10 24 (3.30%) Tableau
11 23 (3.16%) Teradata
12 20 (2.75%) Informatica
13 19 (2.61%) VMware
14 18 (2.47%) Business Objects
15 15 (2.06%) Sun
15 15 (2.06%) Perforce
15 15 (2.06%) Google
16 13 (1.79%) Cognos
16 13 (1.79%) CA
Greater Manchester
Experis Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
NES Global Talent
Rate: £500 to £595 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £375.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicestershire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago