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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 258 265 216
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -49
Contract jobs citing DB2 480 402 488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.74% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.79% 3.44% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 213 222
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%

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
12658 11687 11165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.26% 21.38% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8266 7232 6823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 185 218
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% -3.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.27 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.31 £67.00 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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 +19 424 £425 - 64
London +29 156 £450 +12.50% 33
South East +26 123 £400 -11.11% 9
Buckinghamshire +32 56 £325 -7.14% 1
Berkshire +34 47 £450 +12.50% 3
Milton Keynes +23 46 £384 +13.70%
North West -22 41 £403 +0.62% 4
Reading +24 31 £450 - 1
City of London -6 31 £500 +14.28% 12
Merseyside +14 29 £350 -8.49%
Scotland -12 29 £375 -11.76% 5
Yorkshire -41 24 £375 -11.76% 4
South West +13 23 £440 - 1
Glasgow -2 20 £375 -9.09%
East Midlands +3 19 £450 -30.76% 9
Liverpool +6 17 £350 -8.49%
West Yorkshire -41 17 £398 -6.47% 3
East of England -20 16 £425 +19.29% 1
Watford +7 15 - -
Hertfordshire -3 15 - - 1
West Midlands +5 11 £425 +28.78% 2
Bristol - 11 £425 -
Edinburgh -2 9 £425 -5.55% 5
Hampshire -29 9 £400 -15.78% 3
Canary Wharf - 9 £350 -
Warwickshire +7 8 £425 +28.78%
Halifax -1 8 £413 -2.94% 1
Wales +3 7 £308 -
Warwick 0 7 £425 +28.78%
Bracknell -1 7 £200 -57.89% 1

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 367 (40.24%) SQL
2 288 (31.58%) Oracle
3 287 (31.47%) UNIX
4 270 (29.61%) IBM
5 265 (29.06%) Java
6 258 (28.29%) Finance
7 236 (25.88%) Linux
8 220 (24.12%) WebSphere
9 200 (21.93%) Mainframe
9 200 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
10 174 (19.08%) SQL Server
11 148 (16.23%) AIX
12 143 (15.68%) Relational Database
13 140 (15.35%) XML
14 135 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
15 134 (14.69%) CICS
16 130 (14.25%) Windows
16 130 (14.25%) Banking
17 126 (13.82%) HTML
18 120 (13.16%) zOS
19 114 (12.50%) COBOL
20 107 (11.73%) JavaScript
21 101 (11.07%) Sybase
22 97 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
23 95 (10.42%) JCL
24 92 (10.09%) Migration
25 90 (9.87%) Spring
25 90 (9.87%) RDBMS
26 87 (9.54%) J2EE
27 79 (8.66%) Retail

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 220 (24.12%) WebSphere
2 134 (14.69%) CICS
3 97 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 43 (4.71%) MQSeries
5 37 (4.06%) Apache
6 36 (3.95%) Tomcat
7 33 (3.62%) JBoss
8 27 (2.96%) SAS
9 25 (2.74%) WebSphere Portal
10 21 (2.30%) WebSphere Process Server
11 19 (2.08%) IIS
12 16 (1.75%) WebLogic
13 13 (1.43%) Confluence
14 12 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
15 10 (1.10%) NetWeaver
16 7 (0.77%) Apache Pig
17 6 (0.66%) SharePoint
17 6 (0.66%) MS Exchange
18 5 (0.55%) Commerce Server
19 4 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 41 (4.50%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.52%) MS Office
3 12 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.44%) SPSS
6 3 (0.33%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (1.64%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (1.10%) Maximo
3 9 (0.99%) Loan IQ
4 8 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
5 7 (0.77%) Tridion
6 5 (0.55%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.55%) Magento
7 4 (0.44%) Fredhopper
7 4 (0.44%) TIBCO iProcess
8 3 (0.33%) BusinessWare
8 3 (0.33%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.22%) Staffware
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.22%) Unica
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
10 1 (0.11%) Misys Midas
10 1 (0.11%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.66%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.55%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.28%) HTTP
2 27 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.63%) FTP
4 23 (2.52%) SAN
5 22 (2.41%) LDAP
6 19 (2.08%) Internet
7 16 (1.75%) SSL
8 13 (1.43%) Firewall
9 10 (1.10%) Kerberos
10 9 (0.99%) WAN
10 9 (0.99%) SSH
11 7 (0.77%) LAN
12 4 (0.44%) VPN
12 4 (0.44%) Network Security
13 3 (0.33%) VLAN
13 3 (0.33%) Intranet
13 3 (0.33%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.22%) DMZ
14 2 (0.22%) DNS
14 2 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 143 (15.68%) Relational Database
3 90 (9.87%) RDBMS
4 71 (7.79%) Data Warehouse
5 44 (4.82%) MySQL
6 39 (4.28%) DB2 UDB
7 38 (4.17%) Big Data
7 38 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 33 (3.62%) Oracle Database
9 24 (2.63%) DbVisualizer
10 19 (2.08%) DataStage
11 18 (1.97%) Informix
11 18 (1.97%) NoSQL
12 17 (1.86%) MongoDB
12 17 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
13 16 (1.75%) IMS/DB
14 15 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 55 (6.03%) JUnit
2 53 (5.81%) Subversion
3 32 (3.51%) Maven
4 30 (3.29%) Ant
5 27 (2.96%) Introscope
5 27 (2.96%) Git (software)
6 26 (2.85%) Selenium
7 24 (2.63%) Eclipse
8 19 (2.08%) ClearCase
8 19 (2.08%) JIRA
9 16 (1.75%) SoapUI
10 15 (1.64%) LoadRunner
11 14 (1.54%) WebDriver
11 14 (1.54%) Jenkins
12 13 (1.43%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.43%) Toad
13 11 (1.21%) HP UFT
13 11 (1.21%) JBehave
14 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.77%) ClearQuest
General
1 258 (28.29%) Finance
2 130 (14.25%) Banking
3 79 (8.66%) Retail
4 29 (3.18%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.19%) Front Office
6 16 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.54%) General Ledger
8 12 (1.32%) Spanish Language
9 9 (0.99%) Marketing
9 9 (0.99%) Dutch Language
9 9 (0.99%) French Language
10 8 (0.88%) Legal
11 6 (0.66%) Back Office
11 6 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.44%) Advertising
13 4 (0.44%) Law
14 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.33%) Electronics
14 3 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (29.82%) Developer
2 138 (15.13%) Analyst
3 106 (11.62%) Java Developer
4 88 (9.65%) DBA
5 79 (8.66%) Administrator
6 64 (7.02%) Architect
7 60 (6.58%) DB2 DBA
8 59 (6.47%) Consultant
9 47 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 39 (4.28%) Programmer
11 33 (3.62%) Tester
12 31 (3.40%) WebSphere Administrator
13 27 (2.96%) Ab Initio Developer
14 26 (2.85%) Test Analyst
15 22 (2.41%) Technical Analyst
16 21 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
17 20 (2.19%) Support Analyst
17 20 (2.19%) Project Manager
17 20 (2.19%) Mainframe Developer
18 19 (2.08%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (15.35%) XML
2 126 (13.82%) HTML
3 90 (9.87%) Spring
4 87 (9.54%) J2EE
5 75 (8.22%) JMS
6 72 (7.89%) WebSphere MQ
7 68 (7.46%) Web Services
8 62 (6.80%) SOAP
8 62 (6.80%) .NET
9 58 (6.36%) Middleware
10 47 (5.15%) JSP
11 43 (4.71%) CSS
12 41 (4.50%) REST
13 39 (4.28%) Hibernate
13 39 (4.28%) Ajax
14 38 (4.17%) ISPF
15 37 (4.06%) J2SE
16 36 (3.95%) Servlets
16 36 (3.95%) RESTful
17 31 (3.40%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 200 (21.93%) Mainframe
2 135 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.71%) LPAR
4 35 (3.84%) DataPower
5 34 (3.73%) Clustering
6 31 (3.40%) AS400
7 27 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 26 (2.85%) IBM Mainframe
9 25 (2.74%) Computer Science
10 23 (2.52%) VSAM
11 21 (2.30%) iSeries
12 20 (2.19%) N-Tier
13 19 (2.08%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.75%) Replication
15 13 (1.43%) Derivative
15 13 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
16 10 (1.10%) Client/Server
16 10 (1.10%) Data Integration
17 9 (0.99%) Web 2.0
18 7 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 287 (31.47%) UNIX
2 236 (25.88%) Linux
3 148 (16.23%) AIX
4 130 (14.25%) Windows
5 120 (13.16%) zOS
6 71 (7.79%) Solaris
7 27 (2.96%) MVS
8 11 (1.21%) OS/400
9 10 (1.10%) HPUX
10 8 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.66%) OS/390
11 6 (0.66%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.66%) Android
12 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.44%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.33%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.33%) SUSE
14 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (10.09%) Migration
3 77 (8.44%) ETL
4 75 (8.22%) SDLC
5 72 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
6 67 (7.35%) TDD
7 64 (7.02%) OO
8 62 (6.80%) Data Modelling
9 60 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
10 58 (6.36%) E-Commerce
11 46 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (4.82%) Automated Testing
13 39 (4.28%) ITIL
14 38 (4.17%) Scrum
15 37 (4.06%) SOA
16 36 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (3.95%) Software Engineering
17 34 (3.73%) Project Management
18 33 (3.62%) Data Management
19 31 (3.40%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 367 (40.24%) SQL
2 265 (29.06%) Java
3 114 (12.50%) COBOL
4 107 (11.73%) JavaScript
5 95 (10.42%) JCL
6 78 (8.55%) Perl
7 50 (5.48%) Shell Script
8 46 (5.04%) REXX
9 41 (4.50%) Python
10 35 (3.84%) Jython
11 32 (3.51%) C#
12 28 (3.07%) Korn
13 27 (2.96%) Bash Shell
14 26 (2.85%) C
15 25 (2.74%) VB
16 24 (2.63%) PowerShell
17 23 (2.52%) XPath
18 18 (1.97%) Assembly Language
19 17 (1.86%) PL/SQL
19 17 (1.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 36 (3.95%) Degree
2 15 (1.64%) IBM Certification
3 11 (1.21%) CISSP
4 10 (1.10%) ISEB
5 8 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.44%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.44%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.22%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.11%) MBA
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.26%) QA
2 15 (1.64%) SLA
3 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) BS7799
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.11%) Basel II
6 1 (0.11%) TickIT
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 35 (3.84%) Time Sharing Option
2 24 (2.63%) RACF
3 11 (1.21%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 7 (0.77%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.66%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (0.55%) GPFS
7 4 (0.44%) HDFS
8 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (0.22%) vSphere
9 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.22%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (0.22%) Firmware
9 2 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.11%) ACF2
10 1 (0.11%) Docker
10 1 (0.11%) iptables
10 1 (0.11%) Samba
10 1 (0.11%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 37 (4.06%) Control-M
2 29 (3.18%) Tivoli
3 27 (2.96%) CA Wily
4 17 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (1.54%) CA Endevor
5 14 (1.54%) OMEGAMON
5 14 (1.54%) Puppet
5 14 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.99%) MAINVIEW
7 7 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (0.77%) Ansible
8 6 (0.66%) zSecure
9 4 (0.44%) Oozie
10 3 (0.33%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.33%) Nagios
11 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.22%) SCCM
11 2 (0.22%) SCOM
11 2 (0.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 288 (31.58%) Oracle
2 270 (29.61%) IBM
3 101 (11.07%) Sybase
4 59 (6.47%) CA
5 54 (5.92%) SAP
6 46 (5.04%) Microsoft
7 45 (4.93%) Ab Initio
8 28 (3.07%) Teradata
9 22 (2.41%) TIBCO
10 19 (2.08%) HP
11 18 (1.97%) Informatica
12 15 (1.64%) webMethods
13 13 (1.43%) Netezza
14 12 (1.32%) ATG
14 12 (1.32%) VMware
14 12 (1.32%) Red Hat
14 12 (1.32%) BMC
15 11 (1.21%) Citrix
16 10 (1.10%) Cognos
17 9 (0.99%) Cisco
United Kingdom
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cumbria
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
KPRS Limited
Rate: Top Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified MARKET RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago