The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 261 242 317
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +75
Contract jobs citing DB2 491 515 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.92% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.24% 3.91% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 258 184
Median daily rate £400 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £38.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.23 £59.00 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%

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
11576 13156 12041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.81% 23.53% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7847 8598 7537
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 187 199
Median hourly rate £31.00 £27.78 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 397 £400 -5.88% 43
London -39 121 £450 - 12
Scotland +23 73 £400 - 5
North West -2 58 £396 +7.82% 7
South East -66 56 £367 -8.25% 9
Glasgow +29 51 £400 +6.66% 4
East of England +40 44 £366 -13.82% 3
North East - 41 £280 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 40 £280 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 40 £280 - 1
Yorkshire +2 30 £436 +16.26% 2
Essex +32 27 £300 -18.91% 1
West Midlands -7 27 £425 - 4
Buckinghamshire -12 25 £375 +11.11% 1
Hampshire +12 23 £359 -1.64% 3
Cheshire +8 22 £388 -6.85%
City of London +24 21 £450 -13.25% 1
West Yorkshire +11 20 £430 +22.78% 1
Birmingham +12 19 £413 +3.12% 2
Milton Keynes -6 19 £375 -2.28%
Manchester 0 16 £410 - 5
Warrington - 15 £475 -
Edinburgh -15 13 £442 +4.00% 1
East Midlands 0 12 £361 -19.77% 2
Farnborough +11 11 £385 -13.96% 2
Leeds -1 11 £442 +26.28%
South Yorkshire +1 10 £525 +40.00% 1
Sheffield -10 9 £525 +40.00% 1
Basildon - 9 £300 -
Hertfordshire +12 8 £430 - 1

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DB2.

1 436 (50.76%) SQL
2 422 (49.13%) Oracle
3 330 (38.42%) Linux
4 265 (30.85%) Java
4 265 (30.85%) IBM
5 256 (29.80%) Unix
6 234 (27.24%) Windows
7 219 (25.49%) SQL Server
8 206 (23.98%) WebSphere
9 205 (23.86%) Finance
10 152 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
11 150 (17.46%) AIX
11 150 (17.46%) Mainframe
12 124 (14.44%) Sybase
13 123 (14.32%) Banking
14 116 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
15 115 (13.39%) Perl
16 107 (12.46%) XML
17 102 (11.87%) SDLC
18 99 (11.53%) Relational Database
18 99 (11.53%) JavaScript
19 92 (10.71%) HTML
20 90 (10.48%) COBOL
20 90 (10.48%) Security Cleared
21 87 (10.13%) J2EE
21 87 (10.13%) CICS
22 86 (10.01%) ITIL
22 86 (10.01%) Web Services
23 84 (9.78%) Middleware
24 83 (9.66%) Change Management

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 206 (23.98%) WebSphere
2 87 (10.13%) CICS
3 58 (6.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 56 (6.52%) WebLogic
5 45 (5.24%) JBoss
6 41 (4.77%) Tomcat
7 36 (4.19%) Apache
8 25 (2.91%) IIS
9 17 (1.98%) WebLogic Portal
10 15 (1.75%) MQSeries
11 14 (1.63%) IBM HTTP Server
12 11 (1.28%) SAS
13 10 (1.16%) NetWeaver
14 8 (0.93%) iPlanet
14 8 (0.93%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.81%) Confluence
16 6 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.70%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.70%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
17 5 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.35%) SPSS
4 2 (0.23%) MS Office
4 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.28%) Magento
2 7 (0.81%) Temenos T24
3 6 (0.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 5 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.58%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.58%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.47%) BusinessWare
5 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.35%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.35%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.35%) Staffware
7 2 (0.23%) assyst
7 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.23%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.12%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.12%) Movex
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.12%) PaaS
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (5.82%) SAN
2 49 (5.70%) TCP/IP
3 38 (4.42%) Firewall
4 34 (3.96%) DHCP
5 32 (3.73%) SSL
6 29 (3.38%) HTTP
7 19 (2.21%) Internet
8 13 (1.51%) DNS
9 12 (1.40%) NAS
9 12 (1.40%) Network Security
10 11 (1.28%) SNMP
11 10 (1.16%) FTP
11 10 (1.16%) LDAP
12 7 (0.81%) VPN
13 6 (0.70%) DMZ
13 6 (0.70%) Intranet
13 6 (0.70%) SSH
14 5 (0.58%) VLAN
15 4 (0.47%) BIG-IP
15 4 (0.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 99 (11.53%) Relational Database
3 74 (8.61%) RDBMS
4 50 (5.82%) Oracle Database
5 49 (5.70%) MySQL
6 43 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (3.61%) Hadoop
8 28 (3.26%) NoSQL
9 27 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.98%) Big Data
11 17 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
12 16 (1.86%) IBM InfoSphere
13 13 (1.51%) DataStage
13 13 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (1.40%) DB2 UDB
14 12 (1.40%) MongoDB
14 12 (1.40%) SAP BW
15 11 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (1.16%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 47 (5.47%) JUnit
2 38 (4.42%) Subversion
3 28 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 27 (3.14%) Selenium
5 23 (2.68%) JIRA
6 19 (2.21%) Ant
7 18 (2.10%) Jenkins
8 16 (1.86%) SoapUI
9 15 (1.75%) ClearCase
9 15 (1.75%) Log4j
10 14 (1.63%) Maven
11 13 (1.51%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.28%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
13 10 (1.16%) HP UFT
13 10 (1.16%) Rational Application Developer
13 10 (1.16%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 7 (0.81%) Toad
16 6 (0.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 205 (23.86%) Finance
2 123 (14.32%) Banking
3 39 (4.54%) Retail
4 26 (3.03%) Front Office
5 22 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.21%) Back Office
7 19 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.75%) Marketing
9 11 (1.28%) Billing
10 9 (1.05%) Automotive
10 9 (1.05%) Legal
11 8 (0.93%) Publishing
12 6 (0.70%) Law
13 5 (0.58%) Games
14 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.35%) Electronics
16 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 240 (27.94%) Developer
2 96 (11.18%) Architect
3 94 (10.94%) Analyst
4 77 (8.96%) Java Developer
5 74 (8.61%) DBA
6 59 (6.87%) Consultant
7 54 (6.29%) Administrator
8 42 (4.89%) DB2 DBA
9 34 (3.96%) DB2 Developer
10 29 (3.38%) COBOL Developer
11 25 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (2.68%) Senior Developer
13 20 (2.33%) Data Analyst
13 20 (2.33%) Designer
13 20 (2.33%) Linux Specialist
14 19 (2.21%) SQL Developer
14 19 (2.21%) Technical Analyst
14 19 (2.21%) Tester
14 19 (2.21%) WebSphere Developer
15 18 (2.10%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (12.46%) XML
2 92 (10.71%) HTML
3 87 (10.13%) J2EE
4 86 (10.01%) Web Services
5 84 (9.78%) Middleware
6 80 (9.31%) JMS
7 66 (7.68%) JSP
8 65 (7.57%) Spring
9 62 (7.22%) CSS
10 50 (5.82%) WebSphere MQ
11 44 (5.12%) .NET
12 36 (4.19%) J2SE
12 36 (4.19%) Java EE
13 34 (3.96%) IBM Integration Bus
14 33 (3.84%) Struts
15 32 (3.73%) Servlets
16 29 (3.38%) jQuery
17 28 (3.26%) SOAP
18 26 (3.03%) Hibernate
18 26 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 150 (17.46%) Mainframe
2 116 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (7.68%) Data Centre
4 47 (5.47%) iSeries
5 40 (4.66%) AS400
6 37 (4.31%) IBM Mainframe
7 35 (4.07%) Replication
8 34 (3.96%) Clustering
9 25 (2.91%) Management Information System
10 17 (1.98%) VSAM
11 16 (1.86%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.86%) N-Tier
12 15 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
13 14 (1.63%) Equities
14 11 (1.28%) Computer Science
14 11 (1.28%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.28%) Web 2.0
15 9 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.05%) Virtual Team
16 8 (0.93%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 330 (38.42%) Linux
2 256 (29.80%) Unix
3 234 (27.24%) Windows
4 150 (17.46%) AIX
5 75 (8.73%) zOS
6 67 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 66 (7.68%) Solaris
8 58 (6.75%) Windows Server
9 35 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (3.73%) HPUX
11 14 (1.63%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.63%) SUSE
12 8 (0.93%) MVS
13 6 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.70%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.58%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.47%) CentOS
15 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (11.87%) SDLC
3 86 (10.01%) ITIL
4 83 (9.66%) Change Management
5 81 (9.43%) OO
6 72 (8.38%) Migration
7 66 (7.68%) Data Modelling
8 57 (6.64%) Project Management
9 56 (6.52%) ETL
10 55 (6.40%) Performance Tuning
11 53 (6.17%) Incident Management
12 51 (5.94%) SOA
13 49 (5.70%) TDD
14 47 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
14 47 (5.47%) OOD
15 44 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (5.01%) Software Engineering
17 40 (4.66%) High Availability
18 38 (4.42%) E-Commerce
18 38 (4.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 436 (50.76%) SQL
2 265 (30.85%) Java
3 115 (13.39%) Perl
4 99 (11.53%) JavaScript
5 90 (10.48%) COBOL
6 72 (8.38%) Shell Script
7 52 (6.05%) C++
8 44 (5.12%) Python
8 44 (5.12%) VB
9 39 (4.54%) JCL
10 28 (3.26%) C
11 26 (3.03%) C#
12 23 (2.68%) PHP
13 21 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 19 (2.21%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.98%) Korn
15 17 (1.98%) REXX
16 12 (1.40%) Assembly Language
17 11 (1.28%) PL/SQL
17 11 (1.28%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 90 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 77 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 34 (3.96%) Degree
4 18 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (1.86%) AAT
6 8 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.81%) ISEB
8 6 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.58%) CISSP
9 5 (0.58%) MCDBA
9 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.58%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.47%) CCSP
10 4 (0.47%) CISM
10 4 (0.47%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.23%) CCNA
13 1 (0.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.96%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.33%) SLA
3 18 (2.10%) QA
4 7 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.47%) COBIT
5 4 (0.47%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.23%) SEPA
7 1 (0.12%) Basel II
7 1 (0.12%) COREP
7 1 (0.12%) FINREP
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (7.68%) Active Directory
2 47 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.75%) Docker
4 14 (1.63%) vSphere
5 12 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.28%) RACF
7 9 (1.05%) Time Sharing Option
8 7 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.70%) Firmware
10 5 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.47%) ClearTrust
11 4 (0.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 3 (0.35%) NFS
12 3 (0.35%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.23%) HDFS
13 2 (0.23%) KVM
13 2 (0.23%) SRDF
13 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 64 (7.45%) Tivoli
2 34 (3.96%) MOM
3 30 (3.49%) HP SiteScope
4 24 (2.79%) Puppet
5 21 (2.44%) Control-M
6 15 (1.75%) QRadar
7 12 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 11 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (1.16%) Data Guard
10 9 (1.05%) Ansible
11 8 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.70%) MAINVIEW
12 6 (0.70%) OMEGAMON
13 5 (0.58%) CA Endevor
13 5 (0.58%) collectd
13 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.58%) SCCM
14 4 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (0.47%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 422 (49.13%) Oracle
2 265 (30.85%) IBM
3 124 (14.44%) Sybase
4 70 (8.15%) VMware
5 66 (7.68%) Citrix
6 65 (7.57%) HP
7 56 (6.52%) Microsoft
8 54 (6.29%) CA
9 47 (5.47%) BMC
10 45 (5.24%) Red Hat
11 42 (4.89%) SAP
12 38 (4.42%) EMC
13 32 (3.73%) ServiceNow
14 28 (3.26%) Cisco
15 24 (2.79%) Pega
16 21 (2.44%) Teradata
17 18 (2.10%) F5
18 17 (1.98%) BEA
18 17 (1.98%) Informatica
19 16 (1.86%) Netezza
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