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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 277 268 331
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +63
Contract jobs citing DB2 472 466 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.84% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.99% 3.66% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 241 168
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
11835 12719 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.70% 23.04% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8036 8289 7508
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 172 200
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -13 400 £400 -5.88% 53
London -6 150 £450 - 22
Scotland +11 60 £400 -5.88% 5
South East -62 56 £385 -9.41% 11
North West -4 50 £375 -2.59% 5
East of England +23 43 £375 -5.66% 7
Glasgow +24 37 £400 +6.66% 4
North East - 35 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 34 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 33 £293 -
Yorkshire +12 29 £400 -
Essex +22 26 £300 -18.91% 1
Manchester +6 26 £368 -22.63% 4
City of London +22 25 £475 -7.31% 4
Hampshire +1 20 £359 -10.25% 3
West Yorkshire +2 19 £396 +13.14%
Buckinghamshire -19 19 £400 +20.75%
East Midlands +14 15 £363 +3.57% 1
Edinburgh -4 15 £421 -0.94% 1
Leeds 0 14 £363 +3.57%
Milton Keynes -18 14 £400 +11.49%
Surrey -3 12 - - 1
Farnborough +14 11 £385 -18.94% 1
West Midlands -7 11 £394 -7.35% 5
South Yorkshire -1 10 £463 -
Cheshire -11 9 £375 -3.84% 1
Merseyside -18 9 £315 -10.00%
Basildon - 9 £300 -
Sheffield -16 8 £400 -
Birmingham +9 7 £394 +21.15% 2

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 370 (45.96%) SQL
2 369 (45.84%) Oracle
3 296 (36.77%) Linux
4 267 (33.17%) IBM
5 253 (31.43%) Unix
6 246 (30.56%) Java
7 216 (26.83%) SQL Server
8 214 (26.58%) WebSphere
9 198 (24.60%) Finance
10 196 (24.35%) Windows
11 157 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
12 125 (15.53%) AIX
12 125 (15.53%) Mainframe
13 120 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
14 119 (14.78%) Banking
15 112 (13.91%) Sybase
16 108 (13.42%) XML
17 106 (13.17%) JavaScript
18 98 (12.17%) COBOL
19 97 (12.05%) Perl
20 94 (11.68%) J2EE
20 94 (11.68%) SDLC
21 90 (11.18%) CICS
22 88 (10.93%) Relational Database
23 84 (10.43%) HTML
24 82 (10.19%) ITIL
25 80 (9.94%) Change Management
26 74 (9.19%) Web Services
27 73 (9.07%) Middleware
28 70 (8.70%) HP

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
1 214 (26.58%) WebSphere
2 90 (11.18%) CICS
3 66 (8.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 49 (6.09%) WebLogic
5 33 (4.10%) JBoss
6 32 (3.98%) Apache
6 32 (3.98%) IIS
7 22 (2.73%) Tomcat
8 17 (2.11%) MQSeries
9 12 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
10 10 (1.24%) iPlanet
10 10 (1.24%) NetWeaver
10 10 (1.24%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.12%) SAS
11 9 (1.12%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 8 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.99%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
14 6 (0.75%) Confluence
15 5 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.62%) SPSS
4 2 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Office
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.61%) Magento
2 7 (0.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (0.87%) SAP R/3
3 6 (0.75%) BusinessWare
4 5 (0.62%) assyst
4 5 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.62%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.37%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.37%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.37%) Staffware
5 3 (0.37%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.37%) Unica
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.25%) TIBCO iProcess
7 1 (0.12%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.12%) Misys Equation
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.12%) PaaS
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.59%) TCP/IP
2 38 (4.72%) SAN
3 37 (4.60%) Firewall
3 37 (4.60%) SSL
4 29 (3.60%) HTTP
5 24 (2.98%) Internet
6 16 (1.99%) Network Security
7 15 (1.86%) DNS
7 15 (1.86%) FTP
8 10 (1.24%) LDAP
8 10 (1.24%) SNMP
8 10 (1.24%) WinSCP
9 8 (0.99%) Intranet
10 7 (0.87%) VPN
11 6 (0.75%) DHCP
11 6 (0.75%) DMZ
11 6 (0.75%) NAS
11 6 (0.75%) SMTP
11 6 (0.75%) SSH
12 5 (0.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 88 (10.93%) Relational Database
3 62 (7.70%) RDBMS
4 47 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (5.71%) MySQL
6 44 (5.47%) Oracle Database
7 37 (4.60%) Hadoop
8 36 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (3.48%) NoSQL
10 26 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
11 20 (2.48%) DataStage
11 20 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (2.36%) Big Data
13 17 (2.11%) Oracle ODI
14 15 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.49%) DB2 UDB
16 12 (1.49%) MongoDB
17 11 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (5.09%) Subversion
2 37 (4.60%) JUnit
3 23 (2.86%) Selenium
4 22 (2.73%) Git (software)
5 18 (2.24%) Ant
5 18 (2.24%) ClearCase
6 17 (2.11%) JIRA
7 14 (1.74%) Eclipse
7 14 (1.74%) HP UFT
8 13 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.61%) WebDriver
9 12 (1.49%) Maven
10 11 (1.37%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
11 9 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (0.99%) Appium
12 8 (0.99%) PHPUnit
12 8 (0.99%) SoapUI
12 8 (0.99%) Visual Studio
12 8 (0.99%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 198 (24.60%) Finance
2 119 (14.78%) Banking
3 47 (5.84%) Retail
4 25 (3.11%) Front Office
5 22 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.61%) Billing
9 12 (1.49%) Marketing
10 11 (1.37%) Back Office
10 11 (1.37%) Legal
11 9 (1.12%) Automotive
12 5 (0.62%) Games
12 5 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.50%) Law
13 4 (0.50%) Publishing
14 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 235 (29.19%) Developer
2 99 (12.30%) Analyst
3 83 (10.31%) Architect
4 70 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 65 (8.07%) DBA
6 50 (6.21%) Administrator
7 45 (5.59%) Consultant
8 41 (5.09%) DB2 DBA
9 36 (4.47%) DB2 Developer
10 30 (3.73%) COBOL Developer
11 27 (3.35%) Senior Developer
12 26 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (2.86%) Linux Specialist
14 21 (2.61%) Mainframe Developer
14 21 (2.61%) Tester
15 20 (2.48%) Applications Developer
15 20 (2.48%) Data Analyst
16 19 (2.36%) Citrix Specialist
16 19 (2.36%) Technical Analyst
16 19 (2.36%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (13.42%) XML
2 94 (11.68%) J2EE
3 84 (10.43%) HTML
4 74 (9.19%) Web Services
5 73 (9.07%) Middleware
6 58 (7.20%) JMS
7 56 (6.96%) Spring
8 55 (6.83%) WebSphere MQ
9 50 (6.21%) JSP
10 47 (5.84%) .NET
11 40 (4.97%) CSS
12 35 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
13 32 (3.98%) Struts
14 30 (3.73%) J2SE
14 30 (3.73%) RESTful
15 29 (3.60%) Java EE
15 29 (3.60%) SOAP
16 27 (3.35%) jQuery
17 26 (3.23%) Servlets
18 25 (3.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 125 (15.53%) Mainframe
2 120 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 53 (6.58%) AS400
5 48 (5.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 48 (5.96%) iSeries
6 31 (3.85%) Clustering
7 28 (3.48%) Replication
8 24 (2.98%) VSAM
9 23 (2.86%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.99%) Equities
11 14 (1.74%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
12 13 (1.61%) Web 2.0
13 12 (1.49%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.49%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.24%) Public Cloud
15 9 (1.12%) Derivative
16 8 (0.99%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 296 (36.77%) Linux
2 253 (31.43%) Unix
3 196 (24.35%) Windows
4 125 (15.53%) AIX
5 69 (8.57%) zOS
6 51 (6.34%) Windows Server
7 39 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 38 (4.72%) Solaris
9 37 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (2.11%) MVS
11 14 (1.74%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.37%) SUSE
13 8 (0.99%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
14 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.50%) CentOS
15 4 (0.50%) HPUX
15 4 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.50%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (11.68%) SDLC
3 82 (10.19%) ITIL
4 80 (9.94%) Change Management
5 64 (7.95%) OO
6 62 (7.70%) Data Modelling
7 60 (7.45%) ETL
8 56 (6.96%) Migration
8 56 (6.96%) Project Management
9 52 (6.46%) Incident Management
10 49 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
11 48 (5.96%) SOA
12 43 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (5.09%) High Availability
14 40 (4.97%) OOD
14 40 (4.97%) Software Engineering
15 39 (4.84%) TDD
16 37 (4.60%) E-Commerce
17 35 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 370 (45.96%) SQL
2 246 (30.56%) Java
3 106 (13.17%) JavaScript
4 98 (12.17%) COBOL
5 97 (12.05%) Perl
6 68 (8.45%) Shell Script
7 55 (6.83%) C++
8 47 (5.84%) JCL
9 39 (4.84%) Python
10 36 (4.47%) VB
11 31 (3.85%) C
11 31 (3.85%) C#
12 24 (2.98%) PHP
13 22 (2.73%) REXX
14 20 (2.48%) Bash Shell
15 19 (2.36%) Korn
15 19 (2.36%) PowerShell
16 18 (2.24%) Assembly Language
17 14 (1.74%) Jython
18 12 (1.49%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 70 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 55 (6.83%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.22%) Degree
4 13 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.24%) AAT
5 10 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.12%) ISEB
7 8 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (0.99%) PMI Certification
8 7 (0.87%) CISSP
9 6 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (0.75%) CCSP
9 6 (0.75%) CISM
10 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.62%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.50%) CCNA
12 3 (0.37%) MCDBA
12 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.37%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.48%) QA
3 16 (1.99%) SLA
4 7 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.75%) COBIT
6 4 (0.50%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.12%) Basel II
7 1 (0.12%) COREP
7 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.12%) FINREP
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 43 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (5.09%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.99%) Time Sharing Option
3 16 (1.99%) vSphere
4 12 (1.49%) Docker
5 10 (1.24%) RACF
6 9 (1.12%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.87%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 6 (0.75%) ClearTrust
8 6 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.37%) Firmware
10 3 (0.37%) PowerHA
11 2 (0.25%) HDFS
11 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.25%) NFS
11 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.12%) SRDF
12 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 62 (7.70%) Tivoli
2 27 (3.35%) MOM
3 25 (3.11%) Control-M
3 25 (3.11%) HP SiteScope
4 22 (2.73%) Puppet
5 16 (1.99%) QRadar
6 11 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (1.24%) Data Guard
7 10 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.87%) Ansible
8 7 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.87%) HP UCMDB
8 7 (0.87%) Tivoli NetView
9 6 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.75%) OMEGAMON
9 6 (0.75%) SCCM
10 5 (0.62%) CA Endevor
10 5 (0.62%) collectd
10 5 (0.62%) MAINVIEW
10 5 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 369 (45.84%) Oracle
2 267 (33.17%) IBM
3 112 (13.91%) Sybase
4 70 (8.70%) HP
5 67 (8.32%) Microsoft
5 67 (8.32%) VMware
6 52 (6.46%) Red Hat
7 51 (6.34%) SAP
8 49 (6.09%) CA
9 41 (5.09%) Citrix
10 37 (4.60%) BMC
11 31 (3.85%) Cisco
12 27 (3.35%) ServiceNow
13 22 (2.73%) Teradata
14 21 (2.61%) Pega
15 20 (2.48%) Informatica
16 18 (2.24%) Netezza
17 16 (1.99%) BEA
17 16 (1.99%) F5
18 15 (1.86%) Ab Initio
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM CIC Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £425 to £460 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Posted: 17 days ago
Warley, Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 21 days ago