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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 246 196 204
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +8
Contract jobs citing DB2 463 559 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 1.05% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.85% 4.77% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 270 253
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 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £496
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
12013 11727 12132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.96% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7449 7256 7019
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 £255 £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 182 201 306
Average hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% +11.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.32 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -30 408 £425 +1.19% 61
London -40 167 £450 +5.88% 28
North West +13 54 £405 +1.36% 6
South East -62 54 £390 -2.50% 13
Yorkshire +20 47 £425 +7.93% 3
City of London -1 45 £450 +5.88% 6
West Yorkshire +20 36 £425 +9.67% 1
East of England +7 34 £356 - 3
Scotland -62 32 £425 +13.33% 4
Glasgow -19 28 £425 -5.55% 2
Cheshire +7 25 £335 -28.82% 1
East Midlands +15 20 £600 - 1
Manchester +3 18 £500 +37.93% 4
Hampshire -17 18 £425 +18.71% 6
Essex +9 14 £238 - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £313 -38.66%
South West -37 14 £600 +65.51% 1
Nottinghamshire +27 12 £650 -
Milton Keynes +2 12 £313 -38.66%
West Midlands -8 12 £393 -6.42% 5
Hertfordshire -8 11 £450 - 2
Berkshire -45 11 £250 -37.50% 1
Leeds -2 10 £425 +9.67%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £356 -
Nottingham +21 7 - -
Surrey +2 7 £610 - 4
Greenford - 7 - -
Watford -2 6 - - 2
Wales -7 6 £185 - 1
North East - 6 £310 - 1

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 350 (45.81%) Oracle
2 276 (36.13%) SQL
3 269 (35.21%) IBM
4 242 (31.68%) Linux
5 217 (28.40%) UNIX
6 211 (27.62%) Finance
7 187 (24.48%) Java
8 181 (23.69%) Mainframe
9 176 (23.04%) WebSphere
10 172 (22.51%) SQL Server
11 119 (15.58%) Retail
11 119 (15.58%) Relational Database
12 118 (15.45%) AIX
13 117 (15.31%) Windows
14 90 (11.78%) XML
15 88 (11.52%) Sybase
15 88 (11.52%) Banking
16 82 (10.73%) COBOL
16 82 (10.73%) Data Warehouse
17 81 (10.60%) Perl
17 81 (10.60%) J2EE
18 76 (9.95%) CICS
19 73 (9.55%) Oracle Database
20 70 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
21 68 (8.90%) E-Commerce
22 63 (8.25%) RDBMS
22 63 (8.25%) JavaScript
22 63 (8.25%) SAP
23 61 (7.98%) Data Modelling
23 61 (7.98%) MQSeries

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (23.04%) WebSphere
2 76 (9.95%) CICS
3 61 (7.98%) MQSeries
4 60 (7.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 34 (4.45%) SAS
6 33 (4.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 21 (2.75%) IIS
8 17 (2.23%) Apache
8 17 (2.23%) NetWeaver
9 14 (1.83%) Tomcat
10 12 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
11 11 (1.44%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.05%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.92%) SharePoint
13 7 (0.92%) Confluence
14 6 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.65%) FileNet
16 4 (0.52%) TPMS
17 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
17 3 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 30 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.62%) MS Office
3 9 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.92%) SPSS
5 5 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.96%) Google Analytics
2 14 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.92%) Tridion
4 6 (0.79%) SAP CRM
4 6 (0.79%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.65%) Maximo
6 4 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.39%) Agresso
7 3 (0.39%) AWD
7 3 (0.39%) Misys Midas
7 3 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
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 GRC
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
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 44 (5.76%) Internet
2 27 (3.53%) Firewall
3 24 (3.14%) SAN
4 19 (2.49%) HTTP
5 16 (2.09%) Network Security
6 14 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (1.83%) FTP
7 12 (1.57%) TCP/IP
7 12 (1.57%) VPN
7 12 (1.57%) DNS
8 11 (1.44%) Ethernet
8 11 (1.44%) LDAP
8 11 (1.44%) LAN
8 11 (1.44%) NetScaler
8 11 (1.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (1.44%) VLAN
9 10 (1.31%) Cisco ISE
9 10 (1.31%) BGP
10 9 (1.18%) NAS
10 9 (1.18%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (22.51%) SQL Server
2 119 (15.58%) Relational Database
3 82 (10.73%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (9.55%) Oracle Database
5 63 (8.25%) RDBMS
6 45 (5.89%) Hadoop
7 37 (4.84%) MySQL
8 29 (3.80%) Big Data
9 25 (3.27%) DataStage
10 19 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
10 19 (2.49%) Data Mining
11 18 (2.36%) NoSQL
11 18 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (2.23%) SAP BW
13 15 (1.96%) Oracle9i Database
13 15 (1.96%) Sybase ASE
14 14 (1.83%) OLAP
14 14 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (1.83%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 45 (5.89%) ClearCase
2 44 (5.76%) ClearQuest
3 25 (3.27%) Ant
4 23 (3.01%) JUnit
5 21 (2.75%) Eclipse
6 19 (2.49%) Subversion
6 19 (2.49%) Maven
7 17 (2.23%) Oracle Forms
7 17 (2.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 16 (2.09%) LoadRunner
9 13 (1.70%) JIRA
10 11 (1.44%) Selenium
10 11 (1.44%) ERwin
11 8 (1.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 8 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.92%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.92%) Toad
12 7 (0.92%) Log4j
13 6 (0.79%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 211 (27.62%) Finance
2 119 (15.58%) Retail
3 88 (11.52%) Banking
4 33 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.88%) Marketing
6 21 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.23%) Advertising
8 9 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.05%) Games
10 7 (0.92%) General Ledger
10 7 (0.92%) Front Office
11 6 (0.79%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.79%) French Language
11 6 (0.79%) German Language
11 6 (0.79%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.39%) Publishing
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
14 2 (0.26%) Legal
14 2 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 225 (29.45%) Developer
2 122 (15.97%) Analyst
3 99 (12.96%) Architect
4 63 (8.25%) DBA
5 53 (6.94%) Consultant
5 53 (6.94%) Java Developer
6 50 (6.54%) Administrator
7 35 (4.58%) DB2 DBA
8 27 (3.53%) Programmer
8 27 (3.53%) Technical Architect
9 23 (3.01%) Tester
10 22 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (2.75%) Systems Analyst
11 21 (2.75%) Designer
12 20 (2.62%) Business Analyst
12 20 (2.62%) Support Analyst
13 18 (2.36%) Senior Developer
13 18 (2.36%) Technical Analyst
14 17 (2.23%) Database Developer
14 17 (2.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.78%) XML
2 81 (10.60%) J2EE
3 53 (6.94%) HTML
4 52 (6.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 42 (5.50%) .NET
6 40 (5.24%) Web Services
7 37 (4.84%) Middleware
7 37 (4.84%) Spring
8 34 (4.45%) JMS
9 32 (4.19%) WebSphere MQ
9 32 (4.19%) XSLT
10 29 (3.80%) JSP
11 27 (3.53%) JDBC
12 21 (2.75%) CSS
13 18 (2.36%) Ajax
14 17 (2.23%) ISPF
14 17 (2.23%) SAP Basis
15 15 (1.96%) EJB
15 15 (1.96%) Flash
16 14 (1.83%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 181 (23.69%) Mainframe
2 55 (7.20%) IBM Mainframe
3 51 (6.68%) Management Information System
4 33 (4.32%) Replication
5 17 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.09%) Open Source
7 14 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (1.70%) VSAM
9 11 (1.44%) Clustering
9 11 (1.44%) CLARiiON
9 11 (1.44%) Symmetrix
9 11 (1.44%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.44%) iSeries
10 10 (1.31%) AS400
11 9 (1.18%) DataPower
12 8 (1.05%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.92%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.92%) Firmware
13 7 (0.92%) Web 2.0
13 7 (0.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 242 (31.68%) Linux
2 217 (28.40%) UNIX
3 118 (15.45%) AIX
4 117 (15.31%) Windows
5 38 (4.97%) zOS
5 38 (4.97%) Solaris
6 29 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (3.40%) SUSE
8 18 (2.36%) HPUX
9 11 (1.44%) Oracle Linux
10 8 (1.05%) MVS
11 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.52%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.39%) VMS
12 3 (0.39%) OS/400
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.26%) i5/OS
13 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (8.90%) E-Commerce
3 61 (7.98%) Data Modelling
4 60 (7.85%) Migration
5 59 (7.72%) ETL
6 58 (7.59%) Analytics
7 57 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
8 53 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (6.41%) OO
10 48 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (5.76%) Service Delivery
12 43 (5.63%) Workflow
13 39 (5.10%) ITIL
14 34 (4.45%) SOA
15 33 (4.32%) Workflow Management
16 32 (4.19%) Data Analysis
17 31 (4.06%) Project Management
18 27 (3.53%) Systems Analysis
19 26 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
20 25 (3.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 276 (36.13%) SQL
2 187 (24.48%) Java
3 82 (10.73%) COBOL
4 81 (10.60%) Perl
5 63 (8.25%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.02%) JCL
7 33 (4.32%) PL/SQL
8 30 (3.93%) C#
9 28 (3.66%) Shell Script
10 25 (3.27%) Python
11 18 (2.36%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.23%) C++
13 16 (2.09%) 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 (6.02%) Degree
2 42 (5.50%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.23%) ISEB
5 15 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (0.79%) IBM Certification
7 4 (0.52%) CCNP
7 4 (0.52%) CCNA
7 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.26%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.26%) CISM
9 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.26%) PMP
9 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.26%) CISSP
9 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.13%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.27%) QA
2 6 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 6 (0.79%) SLA
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
1 12 (1.57%) vSphere
2 10 (1.31%) FreeRADIUS
2 10 (1.31%) RACF
3 8 (1.05%) SRDF
4 6 (0.79%) HDFS
4 6 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.65%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.39%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.13%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 26 (3.40%) 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 6 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (0.79%) Ansible
7 5 (0.65%) Ambari
7 5 (0.65%) Oozie
7 5 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (0.52%) MAINVIEW
8 4 (0.52%) Control-M
8 4 (0.52%) Puppet
8 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.39%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.26%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (0.26%) Foglight
10 2 (0.26%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 350 (45.81%) Oracle
2 269 (35.21%) IBM
3 88 (11.52%) Sybase
4 63 (8.25%) SAP
5 52 (6.81%) Microsoft
6 34 (4.45%) Red Hat
7 33 (4.32%) HP
8 30 (3.93%) EMC
9 29 (3.80%) Cisco
10 28 (3.66%) VMware
11 25 (3.27%) Teradata
12 24 (3.14%) Tableau
13 21 (2.75%) Sun
13 21 (2.75%) Business Objects
14 19 (2.49%) Ab Initio
15 18 (2.36%) CA
16 17 (2.23%) Google
17 16 (2.09%) Informatica
18 15 (1.96%) Cognos
18 15 (1.96%) Citrix
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