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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 264 327 252
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -75
Contract jobs citing DB2 437 295 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.56% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.65% 2.61% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 168 145
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£425 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £26.25

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
11961 11288 10054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.08% 21.44% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7836 7214 6065
Average daily rate £400 £398 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 188 226
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +50 390 £425 +6.25% 85
London +14 135 £450 - 40
South East +24 107 £425 +6.25% 19
North West +18 50 £385 +10.00% 9
Berkshire +17 45 £450 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 43 £325 +6.12% 6
City of London +25 39 £513 +12.63% 13
Scotland +3 32 £425 -5.55% 5
Milton Keynes +13 30 £325 +6.12% 6
East of England +16 28 £398 +5.64% 4
Yorkshire -9 26 £400 +23.07% 2
Merseyside +11 25 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire +9 23 £396 +4.21% 2
Bracknell +11 21 £438 +14.37%
Watford +7 17 - - 1
Glasgow +3 16 £400 - 1
Edinburgh 0 16 £425 -5.55% 4
West Yorkshire -14 16 £350 +7.69%
Liverpool +4 15 £350 - 2
Reading +20 14 £425 +4.61% 2
Hampshire -4 13 £400 -15.78%
Canary Wharf - 13 £400 -
Cheshire -2 12 £390 -7.14%
West Midlands -2 11 £425 +28.78% 2
Leeds -12 11 £350 +16.66%
East Midlands -11 10 £368 -43.46% 5
Greenford +5 9 - -
Wales +12 7 £341 -
Warwickshire +4 7 £425 +28.78%
Warwick +3 7 £425 +28.78%

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 345 (41.37%) SQL
2 265 (31.77%) Oracle
3 253 (30.34%) Java
4 244 (29.26%) UNIX
5 233 (27.94%) IBM
6 213 (25.54%) Finance
7 192 (23.02%) Linux
7 192 (23.02%) Mainframe
8 180 (21.58%) WebSphere
9 153 (18.35%) SQL Server
10 150 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
11 142 (17.03%) Banking
11 142 (17.03%) XML
12 132 (15.83%) Relational Database
13 127 (15.23%) COBOL
14 116 (13.91%) AIX
15 113 (13.55%) Windows
16 112 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
17 111 (13.31%) CICS
18 102 (12.23%) HTML
19 93 (11.15%) Sybase
20 89 (10.67%) RDBMS
21 86 (10.31%) JavaScript
22 84 (10.07%) zOS
23 82 (9.83%) J2EE
23 82 (9.83%) ETL
24 81 (9.71%) Data Modelling
24 81 (9.71%) WebSphere Application Server
25 80 (9.59%) Spring
26 77 (9.23%) Retail

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 180 (21.58%) WebSphere
2 111 (13.31%) CICS
3 81 (9.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 39 (4.68%) SAS
5 37 (4.44%) MQSeries
6 32 (3.84%) Tomcat
7 28 (3.36%) JBoss
7 28 (3.36%) Apache
8 23 (2.76%) IIS
9 20 (2.40%) WebSphere Process Server
10 19 (2.28%) WebSphere Portal
10 19 (2.28%) IBM HTTP Server
11 17 (2.04%) NetWeaver
12 16 (1.92%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.96%) Confluence
14 6 (0.72%) Commerce Server
15 5 (0.60%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.36%) Mule ESB
17 3 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 43 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.48%) MS Office
3 8 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.84%) SPSS
5 4 (0.48%) MS Project
5 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (0.96%) Oracle 11i
2 8 (0.96%) Maximo
3 5 (0.60%) Tridion
4 4 (0.48%) Magento
4 4 (0.48%) Loan IQ
4 4 (0.48%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.48%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.36%) TIBCO iProcess
5 3 (0.36%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.36%) BusinessWare
6 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.24%) Staffware
6 2 (0.24%) Unica
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.48%) SaaS
2 4 (0.48%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.12%) HTTP
2 26 (3.12%) TCP/IP
3 23 (2.76%) Firewall
4 21 (2.52%) LDAP
4 21 (2.52%) SAN
5 16 (1.92%) WAN
5 16 (1.92%) Internet
6 15 (1.80%) LAN
6 15 (1.80%) FTP
7 9 (1.08%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.96%) DMZ
9 6 (0.72%) SSL
10 5 (0.60%) Network Security
11 4 (0.48%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.48%) SNA
11 4 (0.48%) APPN
12 2 (0.24%) DNS
12 2 (0.24%) VPN
12 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.24%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 132 (15.83%) Relational Database
3 89 (10.67%) RDBMS
4 76 (9.11%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (4.68%) DB2 UDB
6 35 (4.20%) Oracle Database
7 34 (4.08%) MySQL
8 30 (3.60%) Big Data
9 26 (3.12%) DataStage
10 20 (2.40%) DbVisualizer
10 20 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (2.04%) Hadoop
12 17 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (2.04%) Informix
13 15 (1.80%) SAP BW
14 14 (1.68%) NoSQL
15 13 (1.56%) MongoDB
15 13 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 55 (6.59%) JUnit
2 48 (5.76%) Subversion
3 28 (3.36%) Ant
4 26 (3.12%) Maven
5 22 (2.64%) Eclipse
6 21 (2.52%) Git (software)
7 20 (2.40%) Selenium
8 16 (1.92%) Introscope
9 15 (1.80%) LoadRunner
10 14 (1.68%) ClearCase
11 11 (1.32%) JIRA
11 11 (1.32%) WebDriver
11 11 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
12 10 (1.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 9 (1.08%) CA Gen
13 9 (1.08%) Jenkins
14 8 (0.96%) SoapUI
15 7 (0.84%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.84%) jMock
15 7 (0.84%) Toad
General
1 213 (25.54%) Finance
2 142 (17.03%) Banking
3 77 (9.23%) Retail
4 34 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.32%) Front Office
7 9 (1.08%) Dutch Language
7 9 (1.08%) French Language
7 9 (1.08%) Marketing
8 8 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.84%) Legal
10 6 (0.72%) Back Office
10 6 (0.72%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.48%) Law
11 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) Advertising
13 2 (0.24%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 272 (32.61%) Developer
2 128 (15.35%) Analyst
3 96 (11.51%) Architect
4 94 (11.27%) Java Developer
5 79 (9.47%) DBA
6 61 (7.31%) Administrator
7 51 (6.12%) DB2 DBA
8 43 (5.16%) Consultant
8 43 (5.16%) Programmer
9 36 (4.32%) Senior Developer
10 30 (3.60%) Tester
11 26 (3.12%) Technical Analyst
11 26 (3.12%) WebSphere Administrator
11 26 (3.12%) Mainframe Developer
11 26 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
12 24 (2.88%) Designer
13 23 (2.76%) Data Architect
14 21 (2.52%) Systems Programmer
15 20 (2.40%) Test Analyst
15 20 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (17.03%) XML
2 102 (12.23%) HTML
3 82 (9.83%) J2EE
4 80 (9.59%) Spring
5 75 (8.99%) JMS
6 67 (8.03%) Web Services
7 60 (7.19%) .NET
8 56 (6.71%) SOAP
9 53 (6.35%) Middleware
9 53 (6.35%) WebSphere MQ
10 39 (4.68%) Hibernate
11 38 (4.56%) JSP
12 37 (4.44%) J2SE
13 35 (4.20%) REST
14 34 (4.08%) RESTful
14 34 (4.08%) JDBC
15 33 (3.96%) CSS
16 32 (3.84%) Ajax
17 31 (3.72%) JSON
17 31 (3.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 192 (23.02%) Mainframe
2 112 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.04%) IBM Mainframe
4 30 (3.60%) LPAR
5 29 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.88%) AS400
7 23 (2.76%) Open Source
7 23 (2.76%) VSAM
8 22 (2.64%) Equity Derivative
9 21 (2.52%) Clustering
9 21 (2.52%) N-Tier
10 18 (2.16%) iSeries
11 17 (2.04%) Management Information System
11 17 (2.04%) Replication
12 16 (1.92%) Derivative
13 13 (1.56%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.44%) DataPower
15 11 (1.32%) Equities
15 11 (1.32%) Fixed Income
16 9 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 244 (29.26%) UNIX
2 192 (23.02%) Linux
3 116 (13.91%) AIX
4 113 (13.55%) Windows
5 84 (10.07%) zOS
6 38 (4.56%) Solaris
7 11 (1.32%) HPUX
8 8 (0.96%) OS/400
8 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.72%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.60%) Android
10 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.48%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.48%) MVS
11 4 (0.48%) i5/OS
12 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (9.83%) ETL
3 81 (9.71%) Data Modelling
4 71 (8.51%) Migration
5 69 (8.27%) Performance Tuning
6 64 (7.67%) E-Commerce
7 61 (7.31%) Business Intelligence
8 58 (6.95%) OO
9 51 (6.12%) Project Management
10 50 (6.00%) TDD
11 45 (5.40%) SOA
12 41 (4.92%) ITIL
13 37 (4.44%) Release Management
13 37 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
14 36 (4.32%) Software Engineering
15 33 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (3.84%) Unit Testing
17 30 (3.60%) Automated Testing
18 27 (3.24%) Scrum
18 27 (3.24%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 345 (41.37%) SQL
2 253 (30.34%) Java
3 127 (15.23%) COBOL
4 86 (10.31%) JavaScript
5 75 (8.99%) JCL
6 73 (8.75%) Perl
7 38 (4.56%) Shell Script
8 37 (4.44%) REXX
9 30 (3.60%) Assembly Language
10 28 (3.36%) Python
11 25 (3.00%) C#
11 25 (3.00%) PL/SQL
11 25 (3.00%) Jython
12 24 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 23 (2.76%) Korn
14 22 (2.64%) VB
15 21 (2.52%) XPath
16 19 (2.28%) T-SQL
16 19 (2.28%) C
17 18 (2.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (5.40%) Degree
2 12 (1.44%) ISEB
3 11 (1.32%) CISSP
4 10 (1.20%) IBM Certification
4 10 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.24%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.12%) MBA
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.64%) QA
2 16 (1.92%) SLA
3 7 (0.84%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) Basel II
6 1 (0.12%) BS7799
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (1.44%) RACF
2 6 (0.72%) Apache Flume
2 6 (0.72%) HDFS
3 5 (0.60%) GPFS
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.48%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.24%) Firmware
6 2 (0.24%) vSphere
6 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (0.12%) iptables
7 1 (0.12%) ACF2
7 1 (0.12%) Docker
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
7 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 20 (2.40%) Tivoli
2 16 (1.92%) CA Wily
3 14 (1.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 11 (1.32%) CA Endevor
4 11 (1.32%) OMEGAMON
5 7 (0.84%) Puppet
5 7 (0.84%) Control-M
6 5 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.48%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.36%) Oozie
8 3 (0.36%) Ambari
8 3 (0.36%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.36%) SCCM
8 3 (0.36%) Nagios
9 2 (0.24%) MAINVIEW
9 2 (0.24%) SCOM
9 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 265 (31.77%) Oracle
2 233 (27.94%) IBM
3 93 (11.15%) Sybase
4 70 (8.39%) SAP
5 51 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 45 (5.40%) Teradata
7 38 (4.56%) CA
8 33 (3.96%) Informatica
9 30 (3.60%) Business Objects
10 27 (3.24%) HP
11 23 (2.76%) Ab Initio
12 22 (2.64%) Netezza
13 18 (2.16%) Tableau
14 16 (1.92%) TIBCO
14 16 (1.92%) webMethods
14 16 (1.92%) Greenplum
15 15 (1.80%) VMware
16 13 (1.56%) Software AG
17 10 (1.20%) Cognos
17 10 (1.20%) Intel
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £380 to £400 per day - 3 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 per day - 3 month contract with scope for extension
Posted: 5 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Northampton
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Anantha
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £365 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago