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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 286 197 262
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +65
Contract jobs citing DB2 339 498 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 1.02% 0.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.21% 4.62% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 275 150
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -58.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+64.58% -40.00%

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
10557 10780 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.07% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6874 6585 6288
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 £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 204 239
Average hourly rate £31.25 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.67 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 -95 290 £381 -13.01% 78
London -51 140 £420 -16.00% 45
South East -64 45 £350 -15.66% 10
City of London -4 34 £501 +25.25% 8
North West +20 33 £300 -21.25% 3
Scotland -15 33 £500 +11.11% 8
Berkshire -9 32 £500 +11.11% 5
Edinburgh -9 25 £500 +26.58% 6
Yorkshire -18 19 £450 +50.00% 10
East Midlands +30 16 £335 -
Nottinghamshire +7 13 £335 -
South West -20 13 £375 -4.45% 5
Lancashire - 12 £290 - 1
Nottingham +3 10 £335 -
Milton Keynes -1 10 £308 -1.60%
Buckinghamshire -7 10 £308 +11.81% 1
Leeds -13 10 £344 +14.58% 5
West Yorkshire -17 10 £344 +14.58% 10
Cardiff -2 9 £255 -36.25%
South Wales -9 9 £255 -40.00%
Wales -15 9 £255 -38.18%
Cheshire +4 8 £463 +45.09%
South Yorkshire +4 8 £488 +62.50%
West Midlands 0 8 £425 +18.71% 1
Glasgow -3 8 £463 +2.77% 2
Bracknell +7 7 £300 -31.42%
Reading +1 7 £550 +20.87% 1
Merseyside -5 7 - -
Knutsford +9 6 £463 -
Maidenhead +5 6 £325 -

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 321 (40.33%) SQL
2 320 (40.20%) Oracle
3 242 (30.40%) IBM
4 222 (27.89%) UNIX
5 221 (27.76%) Java
6 212 (26.63%) Linux
7 205 (25.75%) Finance
8 158 (19.85%) SQL Server
9 151 (18.97%) Mainframe
10 140 (17.59%) Windows
11 135 (16.96%) Banking
12 128 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
12 128 (16.08%) Data Warehouse
13 126 (15.83%) WebSphere
14 118 (14.82%) Relational Database
15 106 (13.32%) ETL
16 94 (11.81%) SAP
17 92 (11.56%) AIX
18 91 (11.43%) COBOL
19 89 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
19 89 (11.18%) CICS
19 89 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
20 86 (10.80%) Data Modelling
21 85 (10.68%) Perl
22 82 (10.30%) RDBMS
23 77 (9.67%) JavaScript
24 73 (9.17%) Sybase
24 73 (9.17%) Web Services
24 73 (9.17%) XML
25 72 (9.05%) Retail

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 126 (15.83%) WebSphere
2 89 (11.18%) CICS
3 57 (7.16%) SAS
4 40 (5.03%) Apache
5 37 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 32 (4.02%) Tomcat
7 30 (3.77%) NetWeaver
8 27 (3.39%) IIS
9 22 (2.76%) MQSeries
10 20 (2.51%) IBM HTTP Server
11 16 (2.01%) JBoss
12 13 (1.63%) WebLogic
13 11 (1.38%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (1.13%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.88%) WebSphere Process Server
15 7 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
17 5 (0.63%) TPMS
18 4 (0.50%) SharePoint
19 3 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.01%) MS Office
3 11 (1.38%) SPSS
4 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.51%) SAP ERP
2 6 (0.75%) Maximo
3 5 (0.63%) Staffware
4 4 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.38%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.38%) TIBCO iProcess
5 3 (0.38%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.13%) Summit
7 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.63%) SaaS
2 4 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (6.03%) HTTP
2 33 (4.15%) Firewall
3 29 (3.64%) Internet
4 27 (3.39%) SAN
5 22 (2.76%) FTP
6 20 (2.51%) WAN
7 19 (2.39%) LAN
7 19 (2.39%) VPN
8 18 (2.26%) TCP/IP
9 17 (2.14%) Network Security
10 16 (2.01%) DNS
11 15 (1.88%) SSL
11 15 (1.88%) BGP
11 15 (1.88%) Ethernet
11 15 (1.88%) IPsec
11 15 (1.88%) NetScaler
11 15 (1.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (1.88%) Cisco ISE
11 15 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (1.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 128 (16.08%) Data Warehouse
3 118 (14.82%) Relational Database
4 82 (10.30%) RDBMS
5 45 (5.65%) DataStage
6 38 (4.77%) Hadoop
7 31 (3.89%) SAP BW
8 29 (3.64%) MySQL
9 25 (3.14%) Big Data
10 24 (3.02%) Oracle Database
11 23 (2.89%) IBM InfoSphere
12 22 (2.76%) Base SAS
12 22 (2.76%) OLAP
13 21 (2.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 21 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (2.39%) QlikView
15 18 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (2.26%) NoSQL
16 17 (2.14%) SAP HANA
17 16 (2.01%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 49 (6.16%) JUnit
2 33 (4.15%) Maven
3 29 (3.64%) Selenium
4 28 (3.52%) ClearCase
5 26 (3.27%) Eclipse
6 19 (2.39%) Ant
6 19 (2.39%) JIRA
7 17 (2.14%) Subversion
8 15 (1.88%) ERwin
9 12 (1.51%) ClearQuest
10 11 (1.38%) Git (software)
11 10 (1.26%) Redmine
12 9 (1.13%) Checkstyle
12 9 (1.13%) SoapUI
12 9 (1.13%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.13%) Mockito
13 7 (0.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 7 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.75%) JBehave
14 6 (0.75%) jMock
General
1 205 (25.75%) Finance
2 135 (16.96%) Banking
3 72 (9.05%) Retail
4 46 (5.78%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.88%) Front Office
6 14 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.38%) Spanish Language
8 10 (1.26%) Marketing
9 8 (1.01%) Back Office
10 5 (0.63%) Advertising
11 4 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.50%) Legal
11 4 (0.50%) Games
12 3 (0.38%) Publishing
13 2 (0.25%) German Language
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Law
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 275 (34.55%) Developer
2 126 (15.83%) Architect
3 88 (11.06%) Analyst
4 82 (10.30%) Java Developer
5 76 (9.55%) DBA
6 56 (7.04%) Consultant
7 44 (5.53%) Administrator
8 37 (4.65%) DB2 DBA
9 35 (4.40%) Technical Architect
10 31 (3.89%) Data Architect
11 30 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (3.27%) Designer
13 22 (2.76%) Programmer
13 22 (2.76%) Mainframe Developer
14 21 (2.64%) Senior Developer
15 20 (2.51%) Tester
16 18 (2.26%) Database Developer
17 17 (2.14%) SAS Developer
18 16 (2.01%) ETL Developer
19 15 (1.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.17%) Web Services
1 73 (9.17%) XML
2 71 (8.92%) HTML
3 65 (8.17%) Spring
4 55 (6.91%) J2EE
5 53 (6.66%) JMS
6 45 (5.65%) JSP
7 40 (5.03%) Middleware
8 36 (4.52%) .NET
8 36 (4.52%) Hibernate
9 35 (4.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 28 (3.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 27 (3.39%) SOAP
12 26 (3.27%) CSS
12 26 (3.27%) JDBC
12 26 (3.27%) SAP Basis
13 24 (3.02%) REST
13 24 (3.02%) JSON
14 18 (2.26%) JavaBeans
15 17 (2.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 151 (18.97%) Mainframe
2 89 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.40%) IBM Mainframe
4 28 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 25 (3.14%) Replication
5 25 (3.14%) AS400
5 25 (3.14%) Data Structures
6 24 (3.02%) Derivative
7 23 (2.89%) Clustering
8 22 (2.76%) VSAM
9 19 (2.39%) Equity Derivative
10 18 (2.26%) Computer Science
11 16 (2.01%) iSeries
11 16 (2.01%) Open Source
12 14 (1.76%) Visualisation
13 13 (1.63%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.51%) Fixed Income
15 10 (1.26%) Reference Data
15 10 (1.26%) Equities
16 9 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 222 (27.89%) UNIX
2 212 (26.63%) Linux
3 140 (17.59%) Windows
4 92 (11.56%) AIX
5 47 (5.90%) zOS
6 24 (3.02%) Solaris
7 18 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (2.26%) SUSE
8 16 (2.01%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (1.01%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.88%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.88%) OS/400
12 5 (0.63%) HPUX
12 5 (0.63%) i5/OS
13 4 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.50%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.50%) MVS
13 4 (0.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (13.32%) ETL
3 89 (11.18%) Business Intelligence
4 86 (10.80%) Data Modelling
5 56 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
6 54 (6.78%) Scrum
7 52 (6.53%) Migration
8 46 (5.78%) E-Commerce
9 45 (5.65%) OO
10 43 (5.40%) SOA
10 43 (5.40%) Project Management
11 41 (5.15%) TDD
12 39 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (4.65%) ITIL
14 35 (4.40%) Configuration Management
15 34 (4.27%) TOGAF
16 29 (3.64%) Waterfall
16 29 (3.64%) Data Architecture
17 28 (3.52%) Load Balancing
17 28 (3.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 321 (40.33%) SQL
2 221 (27.76%) Java
3 91 (11.43%) COBOL
4 85 (10.68%) Perl
5 77 (9.67%) JavaScript
6 57 (7.16%) JCL
7 35 (4.40%) PL/SQL
8 24 (3.02%) Shell Script
9 23 (2.89%) C#
10 21 (2.64%) REXX
10 21 (2.64%) RPG
11 19 (2.39%) Python
12 18 (2.26%) Korn
12 18 (2.26%) Assembly Language
13 17 (2.14%) PL/1
14 16 (2.01%) C
15 14 (1.76%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.63%) ABAP
17 12 (1.51%) RPG IV
17 12 (1.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (4.40%) Degree
2 19 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.13%) IBM Certification
4 8 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.63%) MCDBA
5 5 (0.63%) CCNP
5 5 (0.63%) CCNA
5 5 (0.63%) ISEB
5 5 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.25%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.13%) MCSE
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.28%) QA
2 8 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.88%) SLA
4 4 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (2.01%) vSphere
2 15 (1.88%) FreeRADIUS
3 13 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (1.51%) Firmware
5 10 (1.26%) RACF
6 9 (1.13%) PowerHA
7 8 (1.01%) HDFS
8 7 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.88%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.88%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 4 (0.50%) XenApp
10 3 (0.38%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.38%) Xen
11 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
11 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.13%) NFS
12 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (2.01%) OMEGAMON
1 16 (2.01%) Control-M
2 15 (1.88%) CA Endevor
3 13 (1.63%) Tivoli
4 9 (1.13%) CA Spectrum
5 7 (0.88%) Oozie
5 7 (0.88%) Ambari
6 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.75%) Puppet
6 6 (0.75%) Tivoli NetView
6 6 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.63%) Ansible
8 4 (0.50%) nmon
8 4 (0.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.25%) SCCM
10 2 (0.25%) MAINVIEW
10 2 (0.25%) Nagios
10 2 (0.25%) Foglight
Vendors
1 320 (40.20%) Oracle
2 242 (30.40%) IBM
3 94 (11.81%) SAP
4 73 (9.17%) Sybase
5 48 (6.03%) Microsoft
6 45 (5.65%) Teradata
7 44 (5.53%) Business Objects
8 41 (5.15%) VMware
9 36 (4.52%) Informatica
10 30 (3.77%) Cisco
11 27 (3.39%) Tableau
12 26 (3.27%) Cognos
13 24 (3.02%) Netezza
13 24 (3.02%) Red Hat
14 23 (2.89%) CA
15 22 (2.76%) HP
16 21 (2.64%) Citrix
17 20 (2.51%) Sun
18 17 (2.14%) CheckPoint
18 17 (2.14%) Hortonworks
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