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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 244 203 206
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +3
Contract jobs citing DB2 463 553 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 1.05% 0.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 4.79% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 268 250
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.41 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% -8.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £24.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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
12018 11544 12124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.91% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7443 7141 7010
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 199 306
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -31 408 £425 +1.19% 56
London -29 164 £450 +5.88% 27
South East -66 57 £413 +3.12% 11
North West +1 55 £405 +1.36% 5
Yorkshire +18 47 £425 +7.93% 3
City of London -1 44 £438 +2.94% 6
West Yorkshire +17 36 £425 +9.67% 1
East of England +5 34 £356 - 2
Scotland -62 32 £425 +13.33% 4
Glasgow -22 28 £425 -5.55% 2
Cheshire +2 26 £335 -28.82%
East Midlands +13 20 £600 -
Hampshire -18 19 £447 +24.72% 3
Manchester -3 18 £500 +37.93% 4
Essex +7 14 £238 - 1
Buckinghamshire +2 14 £313 -38.66%
Chester +14 13 £383 -
South West -32 13 £600 +65.51% 2
Nottinghamshire +28 12 £650 -
Milton Keynes +3 12 £313 -38.66%
West Midlands -8 12 £393 -6.42% 5
Berkshire -47 12 £250 -37.50% 1
Hertfordshire -6 11 £450 - 1
Leeds -4 10 £425 +9.67%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £356 -
Nottingham +21 7 - -
Surrey 0 7 £610 - 4
Greenford - 7 - -
Watford 0 6 - - 1
Wales -9 6 £185 - 1

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 347 (45.54%) Oracle
2 274 (35.96%) SQL
3 268 (35.17%) IBM
4 242 (31.76%) Linux
5 216 (28.35%) UNIX
6 211 (27.69%) Finance
7 186 (24.41%) Java
8 182 (23.88%) Mainframe
9 176 (23.10%) WebSphere
10 171 (22.44%) SQL Server
11 120 (15.75%) Retail
12 119 (15.62%) Relational Database
13 117 (15.35%) AIX
14 115 (15.09%) Windows
15 90 (11.81%) XML
15 90 (11.81%) Banking
16 89 (11.68%) Sybase
17 82 (10.76%) J2EE
17 82 (10.76%) COBOL
17 82 (10.76%) Data Warehouse
18 81 (10.63%) Perl
19 77 (10.10%) CICS
20 72 (9.45%) Oracle Database
21 70 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
22 68 (8.92%) E-Commerce
23 63 (8.27%) RDBMS
23 63 (8.27%) JavaScript
24 62 (8.14%) SAP
25 61 (8.01%) MQSeries
25 61 (8.01%) Migration

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 176 (23.10%) WebSphere
2 77 (10.10%) CICS
3 61 (8.01%) MQSeries
4 60 (7.87%) WebSphere Application Server
5 34 (4.46%) SAS
6 33 (4.33%) Oracle Workflow
7 20 (2.62%) IIS
8 17 (2.23%) NetWeaver
9 16 (2.10%) Apache
10 14 (1.84%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
12 11 (1.44%) WebLogic
13 8 (1.05%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.92%) Confluence
14 7 (0.92%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.66%) FileNet
17 4 (0.52%) TPMS
18 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
18 3 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 30 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.62%) MS Office
3 9 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.92%) SPSS
5 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.97%) Google Analytics
2 14 (1.84%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.92%) Tridion
4 6 (0.79%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.79%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.66%) Maximo
6 4 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.39%) Misys Midas
7 3 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.39%) AWD
7 3 (0.39%) Agresso
8 2 (0.26%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.26%) Staffware
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.52%) IaaS
2 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.26%) SaaS
2 2 (0.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.64%) Internet
2 26 (3.41%) Firewall
3 23 (3.02%) SAN
4 19 (2.49%) HTTP
5 15 (1.97%) Network Security
6 14 (1.84%) FTP
7 13 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (1.57%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.44%) VPN
9 11 (1.44%) LAN
9 11 (1.44%) DNS
9 11 (1.44%) LDAP
10 10 (1.31%) Ethernet
10 10 (1.31%) VLAN
10 10 (1.31%) NetScaler
10 10 (1.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (1.18%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (1.18%) NAS
11 9 (1.18%) BGP
11 9 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (22.44%) SQL Server
2 119 (15.62%) Relational Database
3 82 (10.76%) Data Warehouse
4 72 (9.45%) Oracle Database
5 63 (8.27%) RDBMS
6 45 (5.91%) Hadoop
7 37 (4.86%) MySQL
8 29 (3.81%) Big Data
9 25 (3.28%) DataStage
10 19 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
10 19 (2.49%) Data Mining
11 18 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (2.36%) NoSQL
12 17 (2.23%) SAP BW
13 16 (2.10%) Sybase ASE
14 15 (1.97%) Oracle9i Database
15 14 (1.84%) OLAP
15 14 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (1.84%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 45 (5.91%) ClearCase
2 44 (5.77%) ClearQuest
3 25 (3.28%) Ant
4 23 (3.02%) JUnit
5 21 (2.76%) Eclipse
6 19 (2.49%) Maven
6 19 (2.49%) Subversion
7 17 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
7 17 (2.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 16 (2.10%) LoadRunner
9 13 (1.71%) JIRA
10 11 (1.44%) ERwin
11 10 (1.31%) Selenium
12 8 (1.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 8 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.92%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.92%) Toad
13 7 (0.92%) Log4j
14 6 (0.79%) Git (software)
14 6 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 211 (27.69%) Finance
2 120 (15.75%) Retail
3 90 (11.81%) Banking
4 33 (4.33%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.89%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.89%) Marketing
6 17 (2.23%) Advertising
7 9 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.05%) Games
9 7 (0.92%) General Ledger
9 7 (0.92%) Front Office
10 6 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.79%) French Language
10 6 (0.79%) German Language
10 6 (0.79%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.39%) Publishing
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 224 (29.40%) Developer
2 121 (15.88%) Analyst
3 98 (12.86%) Architect
4 64 (8.40%) DBA
5 53 (6.96%) Consultant
6 52 (6.82%) Java Developer
7 51 (6.69%) Administrator
8 35 (4.59%) DB2 DBA
9 27 (3.54%) Technical Architect
9 27 (3.54%) Programmer
10 23 (3.02%) Tester
11 22 (2.89%) Designer
12 21 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (2.76%) Systems Analyst
13 20 (2.62%) Business Analyst
13 20 (2.62%) Support Analyst
14 18 (2.36%) Technical Analyst
14 18 (2.36%) Senior Developer
15 17 (2.23%) WebSphere Developer
15 17 (2.23%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.81%) XML
2 82 (10.76%) J2EE
3 53 (6.96%) HTML
4 52 (6.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 43 (5.64%) .NET
6 40 (5.25%) Web Services
7 37 (4.86%) Middleware
8 36 (4.72%) Spring
9 35 (4.59%) JMS
10 32 (4.20%) WebSphere MQ
10 32 (4.20%) XSLT
11 30 (3.94%) JSP
12 28 (3.67%) JDBC
13 21 (2.76%) CSS
14 18 (2.36%) Ajax
15 17 (2.23%) ISPF
15 17 (2.23%) SAP Basis
16 15 (1.97%) EJB
16 15 (1.97%) Flash
17 14 (1.84%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 182 (23.88%) Mainframe
2 56 (7.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 51 (6.69%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.46%) Replication
5 17 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.10%) Open Source
7 14 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (1.71%) VSAM
9 11 (1.44%) iSeries
9 11 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.44%) CLARiiON
9 11 (1.44%) Symmetrix
9 11 (1.44%) Clustering
10 10 (1.31%) AS400
11 9 (1.18%) DataPower
12 8 (1.05%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.92%) Web 2.0
13 7 (0.92%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.92%) Visualisation
14 6 (0.79%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 242 (31.76%) Linux
2 216 (28.35%) UNIX
3 117 (15.35%) AIX
4 115 (15.09%) Windows
5 38 (4.99%) Solaris
6 37 (4.86%) zOS
7 30 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (3.28%) SUSE
9 18 (2.36%) HPUX
10 10 (1.31%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (1.05%) MVS
12 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.52%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.39%) VMS
13 3 (0.39%) OS/400
14 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.26%) i5/OS
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (9.19%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (8.92%) E-Commerce
3 61 (8.01%) Migration
4 60 (7.87%) Data Modelling
5 59 (7.74%) ETL
6 58 (7.61%) Performance Tuning
6 58 (7.61%) Analytics
7 52 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 49 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (6.43%) OO
9 44 (5.77%) Service Delivery
10 43 (5.64%) Workflow
11 39 (5.12%) ITIL
12 34 (4.46%) SOA
13 33 (4.33%) Workflow Management
13 33 (4.33%) Project Management
14 32 (4.20%) Data Analysis
15 27 (3.54%) Systems Analysis
15 27 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (3.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 274 (35.96%) SQL
2 186 (24.41%) Java
3 82 (10.76%) COBOL
4 81 (10.63%) Perl
5 63 (8.27%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.04%) JCL
7 33 (4.33%) PL/SQL
8 29 (3.81%) C#
9 28 (3.67%) Shell Script
10 25 (3.28%) Python
11 18 (2.36%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.23%) C++
13 16 (2.10%) C
14 11 (1.44%) RPG
15 10 (1.31%) VBA
16 9 (1.18%) REXX
17 8 (1.05%) PL/1
17 8 (1.05%) R
18 7 (0.92%) RPG IV
18 7 (0.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 46 (6.04%) Degree
2 41 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.23%) ISEB
5 15 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.79%) IBM Certification
7 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.52%) CCNP
7 4 (0.52%) CCNA
8 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.26%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.26%) CISM
9 2 (0.26%) CISSP
9 2 (0.26%) PMP
9 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.28%) QA
2 6 (0.79%) SLA
2 6 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.44%) vSphere
3 10 (1.31%) RACF
4 9 (1.18%) FreeRADIUS
5 8 (1.05%) SRDF
6 6 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.79%) HDFS
6 6 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.66%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (0.39%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.13%) XenApp
10 1 (0.13%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 26 (3.41%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 10 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.05%) OMEGAMON
5 7 (0.92%) CA Endevor
6 5 (0.66%) Ansible
6 5 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (0.66%) Oozie
6 5 (0.66%) Ambari
6 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 4 (0.52%) MAINVIEW
7 4 (0.52%) Control-M
7 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.52%) Puppet
8 3 (0.39%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.26%) Foglight
9 2 (0.26%) Tivoli NetView
9 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 347 (45.54%) Oracle
2 268 (35.17%) IBM
3 89 (11.68%) Sybase
4 62 (8.14%) SAP
5 52 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 35 (4.59%) Red Hat
7 33 (4.33%) HP
8 31 (4.07%) EMC
9 28 (3.67%) Cisco
10 27 (3.54%) VMware
11 25 (3.28%) Teradata
12 24 (3.15%) Tableau
13 21 (2.76%) Business Objects
14 20 (2.62%) Sun
15 19 (2.49%) Ab Initio
16 17 (2.23%) Google
16 17 (2.23%) CA
17 16 (2.10%) Informatica
18 15 (1.97%) Perforce
18 15 (1.97%) Cognos
City, London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day hybris eCommerce platform exposure and certi
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £120 - £170 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Annapurna
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago