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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 250 175 212
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +37
Contract jobs citing DB2 446 617 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 1.17% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.74% 5.23% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 323 240
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £26.83 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.35% -10.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -25.00%

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
11929 11808 12181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.64% 22.37% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7525 7335 6959
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 £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 195 343
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £30.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.96% -5.51%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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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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 -78 382 £425 - 70
London -65 170 £473 +5.00% 27
Yorkshire +14 47 £425 +8.97% 6
South East -80 46 £364 -9.00% 17
North West -3 44 £413 +8.19% 8
City of London -13 44 £450 +7.46% 8
Scotland -44 42 £425 +2.40% 9
West Yorkshire +8 38 £425 +11.47% 4
Glasgow -14 35 £425 -5.55% 4
East Midlands +16 22 £525 - 5
Cheshire +3 20 £335 -26.68% 1
East of England -24 18 £450 +38.46% 4
Manchester -4 16 £500 +37.93% 5
South West -27 15 £600 +65.51%
Berkshire -47 14 £200 -50.00% 7
Hampshire -24 13 £425 +26.86% 6
Nottinghamshire - 13 £600 -
Buckinghamshire -3 12 £313 -
West Midlands -6 12 £393 -5.58% 1
Leeds -7 11 £425 +9.32% 3
Milton Keynes -5 9 £313 -
South Wales +3 8 £185 -
Cardiff 0 8 £185 -
Essex -3 8 £325 -
Wales -20 8 £185 -
Hertfordshire -21 8 £450 - 3
Nottingham - 8 £325 -
Greenford - 7 - -
Edinburgh -38 6 £298 -25.62% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £310 -

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 363 (46.12%) Oracle
2 278 (35.32%) SQL
3 270 (34.31%) IBM
4 261 (33.16%) Linux
5 227 (28.84%) UNIX
6 222 (28.21%) Finance
7 198 (25.16%) Java
8 185 (23.51%) Mainframe
9 175 (22.24%) SQL Server
10 174 (22.11%) WebSphere
11 126 (16.01%) Relational Database
12 125 (15.88%) Windows
12 125 (15.88%) AIX
13 111 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
14 102 (12.96%) Retail
15 98 (12.45%) Banking
16 96 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
17 94 (11.94%) Perl
18 92 (11.69%) Sybase
19 84 (10.67%) COBOL
19 84 (10.67%) XML
20 83 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
21 82 (10.42%) CICS
22 81 (10.29%) J2EE
23 74 (9.40%) JavaScript
24 73 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
25 69 (8.77%) RDBMS
25 69 (8.77%) Oracle Database
26 67 (8.51%) Data Modelling
26 67 (8.51%) SAP

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 174 (22.11%) WebSphere
2 82 (10.42%) CICS
3 58 (7.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 57 (7.24%) MQSeries
5 34 (4.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 31 (3.94%) SAS
7 23 (2.92%) Apache
8 20 (2.54%) IIS
9 17 (2.16%) NetWeaver
10 15 (1.91%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.65%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (1.02%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.76%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.64%) FileNet
16 4 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
16 4 (0.51%) TPMS
17 3 (0.38%) Confluence
17 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 29 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.54%) MS Office
3 6 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.76%) SPSS
4 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.89%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.76%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.64%) Maximo
5 5 (0.64%) Tridion
5 5 (0.64%) Misys Midas
6 4 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.38%) Agresso
7 3 (0.38%) AWD
8 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.25%) SAP PM
8 2 (0.25%) Staffware
8 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.51%) IaaS
2 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.25%) SaaS
2 2 (0.25%) PaaS
3 1 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.72%) Internet
2 28 (3.56%) Firewall
3 26 (3.30%) SAN
4 25 (3.18%) HTTP
5 19 (2.41%) FTP
6 15 (1.91%) Network Security
6 15 (1.91%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.91%) DNS
7 14 (1.78%) VPN
8 13 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (1.52%) Ethernet
9 12 (1.52%) VLAN
9 12 (1.52%) NetScaler
9 12 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (1.40%) Cisco ISE
10 11 (1.40%) LAN
10 11 (1.40%) BGP
11 10 (1.27%) IPsec
11 10 (1.27%) WAN
12 9 (1.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (22.24%) SQL Server
2 126 (16.01%) Relational Database
3 83 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
4 69 (8.77%) RDBMS
4 69 (8.77%) Oracle Database
5 45 (5.72%) Hadoop
6 38 (4.83%) MySQL
7 32 (4.07%) Big Data
8 28 (3.56%) DataStage
9 21 (2.67%) NoSQL
10 20 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (2.16%) Data Mining
13 16 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.91%) SAP BW
14 15 (1.91%) Oracle9i Database
14 15 (1.91%) Sybase ASE
15 14 (1.78%) OLAP
15 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (1.78%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 47 (5.97%) ClearCase
2 40 (5.08%) ClearQuest
3 27 (3.43%) JUnit
4 25 (3.18%) Ant
5 24 (3.05%) Maven
6 21 (2.67%) Eclipse
7 17 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
7 17 (2.16%) Subversion
8 15 (1.91%) LoadRunner
8 15 (1.91%) ERwin
9 14 (1.78%) JIRA
9 14 (1.78%) Selenium
10 13 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (1.14%) Git (software)
12 8 (1.02%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.89%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.89%) Toad
14 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.76%) JMeter
General
1 222 (28.21%) Finance
2 102 (12.96%) Retail
3 98 (12.45%) Banking
4 25 (3.18%) Manufacturing
4 25 (3.18%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.54%) Marketing
6 16 (2.03%) Advertising
7 10 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.14%) Front Office
9 8 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.89%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.76%) German Language
11 6 (0.76%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.76%) Games
12 4 (0.51%) Publishing
12 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.51%) French Language
13 3 (0.38%) Legal
13 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 246 (31.26%) Developer
2 108 (13.72%) Analyst
3 106 (13.47%) Architect
4 68 (8.64%) DBA
5 62 (7.88%) Java Developer
6 58 (7.37%) Consultant
7 52 (6.61%) Administrator
8 38 (4.83%) DB2 DBA
9 30 (3.81%) Technical Architect
10 25 (3.18%) Database Developer
11 23 (2.92%) Programmer
12 22 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
12 22 (2.80%) Tester
13 21 (2.67%) Senior Developer
13 21 (2.67%) Designer
14 20 (2.54%) Support Analyst
14 20 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
15 19 (2.41%) Data Architect
16 18 (2.29%) Business Analyst
17 15 (1.91%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (10.67%) XML
2 81 (10.29%) J2EE
3 55 (6.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 50 (6.35%) HTML
5 49 (6.23%) Spring
6 45 (5.72%) Web Services
7 41 (5.21%) .NET
7 41 (5.21%) Middleware
8 35 (4.45%) JMS
9 34 (4.32%) WebSphere MQ
10 29 (3.68%) JSP
10 29 (3.68%) XSLT
11 23 (2.92%) JDBC
12 20 (2.54%) SAP Basis
13 19 (2.41%) CSS
14 18 (2.29%) SOAP
14 18 (2.29%) Hibernate
15 17 (2.16%) Ajax
16 16 (2.03%) ISPF
17 15 (1.91%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 185 (23.51%) Mainframe
2 96 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.73%) IBM Mainframe
4 52 (6.61%) Management Information System
5 35 (4.45%) Replication
6 18 (2.29%) Open Source
7 17 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.03%) Clustering
9 15 (1.91%) VSAM
9 15 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (1.65%) AS400
11 12 (1.52%) CLARiiON
11 12 (1.52%) Symmetrix
12 10 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.27%) iSeries
13 9 (1.14%) DataPower
14 8 (1.02%) Data Integration
14 8 (1.02%) Visualisation
14 8 (1.02%) SWIFT
14 8 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 261 (33.16%) Linux
2 227 (28.84%) UNIX
3 125 (15.88%) Windows
3 125 (15.88%) AIX
4 43 (5.46%) zOS
4 43 (5.46%) Solaris
5 28 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (3.18%) SUSE
7 16 (2.03%) HPUX
8 12 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (1.40%) MVS
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.38%) OS/400
11 3 (0.38%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.25%) i5/OS
12 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (14.10%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (8.51%) Data Modelling
4 63 (8.01%) Performance Tuning
5 62 (7.88%) Migration
6 59 (7.50%) OO
7 58 (7.37%) ETL
8 57 (7.24%) E-Commerce
9 56 (7.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 54 (6.86%) Analytics
11 46 (5.84%) Workflow
12 42 (5.34%) Service Delivery
13 40 (5.08%) ITIL
14 38 (4.83%) SOA
15 36 (4.57%) Data Analysis
16 34 (4.32%) Workflow Management
17 30 (3.81%) Project Management
18 29 (3.68%) Waterfall
19 28 (3.56%) UML
19 28 (3.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 278 (35.32%) SQL
2 198 (25.16%) Java
3 94 (11.94%) Perl
4 84 (10.67%) COBOL
5 74 (9.40%) JavaScript
6 49 (6.23%) JCL
7 33 (4.19%) Shell Script
8 31 (3.94%) PL/SQL
9 29 (3.68%) C#
10 27 (3.43%) Python
11 19 (2.41%) C++
12 18 (2.29%) C
13 16 (2.03%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.65%) RPG
15 11 (1.40%) REXX
16 10 (1.27%) VBA
17 9 (1.14%) RPG IV
18 8 (1.02%) PL/1
18 8 (1.02%) Scala
18 8 (1.02%) Korn
Qualifications
1 41 (5.21%) Degree
1 41 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 32 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.78%) ISEB
4 11 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.64%) IBM Certification
6 4 (0.51%) CCNP
6 4 (0.51%) CCNA
6 4 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.25%) PMP
8 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.25%) ISSAP
8 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) MCITP
9 1 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.30%) QA
2 7 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.64%) SLA
4 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.38%) COBIT
5 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (1.65%) vSphere
3 12 (1.52%) RACF
4 11 (1.40%) FreeRADIUS
5 8 (1.02%) SRDF
5 8 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.89%) HDFS
6 7 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.76%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.76%) Active Directory
8 5 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.38%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.38%) XenApp
9 3 (0.38%) PowerHA
10 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (3.30%) Tivoli
2 12 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 11 (1.40%) OMEGAMON
4 10 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.89%) CA Endevor
5 7 (0.89%) Ansible
6 6 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (0.76%) Ambari
6 6 (0.76%) Oozie
6 6 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 5 (0.64%) Control-M
8 4 (0.51%) Puppet
8 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.38%) nmon
9 3 (0.38%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.38%) Foglight
9 3 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli NetView
10 2 (0.25%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.25%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 363 (46.12%) Oracle
2 270 (34.31%) IBM
3 92 (11.69%) Sybase
4 67 (8.51%) SAP
5 55 (6.99%) Microsoft
6 34 (4.32%) EMC
7 33 (4.19%) Red Hat
7 33 (4.19%) VMware
8 31 (3.94%) HP
9 30 (3.81%) Cisco
10 23 (2.92%) Business Objects
10 23 (2.92%) Teradata
10 23 (2.92%) Tableau
11 21 (2.67%) Sun
12 19 (2.41%) Citrix
13 16 (2.03%) CA
13 16 (2.03%) Ab Initio
14 15 (1.91%) Google
14 15 (1.91%) Perforce
14 15 (1.91%) Cognos
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Coulsdon, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £420.00 - £477.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £430 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £477 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £200 to £210 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £440 - £480 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago