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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 289 286 333
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +47
Contract jobs citing DB2 445 428 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.77% 0.58%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.68% 3.34% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 229 174
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
12105 12807 12401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.78% 22.93% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8213 8278 7816
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 171 212
Median hourly rate £34.50 £32.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.47% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £15.44 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £46.09 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.28%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +3 391 £400 -5.88% 37
London -2 143 £450 - 15
South East -22 68 £400 -5.88% 6
North West -4 58 £375 -3.84% 4
Scotland -2 46 £400 -5.88% 2
East of England +10 33 £375 +9.64% 6
Hampshire +18 29 £450 +28.57% 1
Manchester +6 27 £375 -16.66% 4
Glasgow +18 26 £400 - 1
Yorkshire -7 25 £363 -9.37% 1
North East - 25 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 25 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 24 £290 -
City of London +22 22 £480 -7.69% 5
Essex +17 21 £300 -5.77%
East Midlands +18 17 £388 - 2
West Yorkshire +7 17 £338 -3.57%
Cheshire -11 17 £413 +10.80%
South West +11 15 £275 -38.20% 1
Surrey +7 15 - - 1
Leeds 0 15 £338 -3.57%
Buckinghamshire -1 14 £375 -3.22%
Edinburgh -14 14 £400 -8.57%
Farnborough - 14 £450 -
Wiltshire +10 12 £275 -
Merseyside -5 12 £383 +9.28%
Milton Keynes +5 10 £375 -10.71%
Knutsford -2 10 £425 +15.64%
Swindon - 10 £275 -
Redhill - 9 - -

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 352 (43.73%) Oracle
2 347 (43.11%) SQL
3 281 (34.91%) Linux
4 280 (34.78%) IBM
5 263 (32.67%) Unix
6 251 (31.18%) Java
7 227 (28.20%) WebSphere
8 206 (25.59%) Finance
9 190 (23.60%) SQL Server
10 172 (21.37%) Windows
11 168 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
12 129 (16.02%) Mainframe
13 126 (15.65%) AIX
14 121 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
15 116 (14.41%) XML
15 116 (14.41%) Banking
16 110 (13.66%) COBOL
17 103 (12.80%) JavaScript
17 103 (12.80%) CICS
18 100 (12.42%) J2EE
19 95 (11.80%) HTML
20 88 (10.93%) Sybase
21 86 (10.68%) SDLC
22 85 (10.56%) Relational Database
23 83 (10.31%) Perl
24 80 (9.94%) ITIL
25 79 (9.81%) Web Services
25 79 (9.81%) zOS
26 77 (9.57%) Change Management
27 70 (8.70%) VMware

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
1 227 (28.20%) WebSphere
2 103 (12.80%) CICS
3 69 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 43 (5.34%) WebLogic
5 31 (3.85%) Apache
5 31 (3.85%) IIS
6 27 (3.35%) JBoss
7 17 (2.11%) MQSeries
8 13 (1.61%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
9 11 (1.37%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.24%) NetWeaver
11 9 (1.12%) iPlanet
11 9 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
12 8 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.99%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 7 (0.87%) MS Exchange
13 7 (0.87%) SAS
14 5 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.62%) Smallworld
Applications
1 34 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) MS Office
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.61%) Magento
2 8 (0.99%) assyst
2 8 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.87%) SAP R/3
4 6 (0.75%) BusinessWare
5 5 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.62%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.37%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.37%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.37%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.37%) Unica
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.25%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.25%) Staffware
7 2 (0.25%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.12%) AWD
8 1 (0.12%) Misys Equation
8 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.12%) IaaS
4 1 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.12%) PaaS
4 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.09%) TCP/IP
2 38 (4.72%) HTTP
3 37 (4.60%) SSL
4 34 (4.22%) Firewall
5 32 (3.98%) SAN
6 24 (2.98%) Internet
7 17 (2.11%) DNS
7 17 (2.11%) Network Security
8 15 (1.86%) FTP
9 12 (1.49%) LDAP
9 12 (1.49%) SNMP
10 10 (1.24%) WinSCP
11 8 (0.99%) Intranet
11 8 (0.99%) SMTP
12 7 (0.87%) VPN
13 6 (0.75%) DMZ
13 6 (0.75%) SSH
14 5 (0.62%) Converged Networks
14 5 (0.62%) VLAN
15 4 (0.50%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 85 (10.56%) Relational Database
3 66 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (6.34%) RDBMS
5 43 (5.34%) MySQL
6 39 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 32 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 31 (3.85%) Hadoop
9 28 (3.48%) IBM InfoSphere
10 27 (3.35%) NoSQL
11 25 (3.11%) DataStage
12 21 (2.61%) MongoDB
13 20 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (2.36%) Big Data
15 18 (2.24%) DB2 UDB
16 16 (1.99%) Oracle ODI
17 14 (1.74%) Neo4j
18 13 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
19 12 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
19 12 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (6.21%) Subversion
2 35 (4.35%) JUnit
3 24 (2.98%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.73%) Selenium
5 18 (2.24%) ClearCase
6 17 (2.11%) Ant
6 17 (2.11%) JIRA
7 14 (1.74%) Eclipse
7 14 (1.74%) HP UFT
8 13 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.61%) Maven
8 13 (1.61%) WebDriver
9 11 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 11 (1.37%) Rational Application Developer
10 10 (1.24%) Appium
11 9 (1.12%) PHPUnit
11 9 (1.12%) Visual Studio
12 8 (0.99%) SoapUI
12 8 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
12 8 (0.99%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 206 (25.59%) Finance
2 116 (14.41%) Banking
3 51 (6.34%) Retail
4 24 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.11%) Front Office
5 17 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.37%) Legal
7 10 (1.24%) Billing
7 10 (1.24%) Marketing
8 8 (0.99%) Spanish Language
9 7 (0.87%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.75%) Automotive
10 6 (0.75%) Back Office
11 5 (0.62%) Games
11 5 (0.62%) Law
11 5 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Electronics
12 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 237 (29.44%) Developer
2 101 (12.55%) Analyst
3 85 (10.56%) Architect
4 76 (9.44%) Java Developer
5 69 (8.57%) DBA
6 48 (5.96%) DB2 DBA
7 44 (5.47%) Administrator
8 42 (5.22%) Consultant
9 39 (4.84%) DB2 Developer
10 34 (4.22%) COBOL Developer
11 27 (3.35%) Linux Specialist
12 25 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (2.98%) Mainframe Developer
14 23 (2.86%) Linux Operator
14 23 (2.86%) Senior Developer
15 22 (2.73%) Citrix Specialist
15 22 (2.73%) VMware Specialist
16 21 (2.61%) Data Analyst
16 21 (2.61%) Tester
16 21 (2.61%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (14.41%) XML
2 100 (12.42%) J2EE
3 95 (11.80%) HTML
4 79 (9.81%) Web Services
5 69 (8.57%) Middleware
6 55 (6.83%) WebSphere MQ
7 52 (6.46%) Spring
8 49 (6.09%) JMS
8 49 (6.09%) JSP
9 42 (5.22%) SOAP
10 40 (4.97%) Struts
11 37 (4.60%) .NET
12 34 (4.22%) Hibernate
13 32 (3.98%) Ajax
13 32 (3.98%) CSS
13 32 (3.98%) RESTful
14 28 (3.48%) EJB
15 27 (3.35%) IBM Integration Bus
15 27 (3.35%) XSLT
16 26 (3.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 129 (16.02%) Mainframe
2 121 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 60 (7.45%) AS400
5 52 (6.46%) iSeries
6 51 (6.34%) IBM Mainframe
7 27 (3.35%) Clustering
8 25 (3.11%) VSAM
9 23 (2.86%) Replication
10 20 (2.48%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.74%) Equities
12 13 (1.61%) Computer Science
12 13 (1.61%) Web 2.0
13 11 (1.37%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (1.37%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.24%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.99%) FMCG
15 8 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 281 (34.91%) Linux
2 263 (32.67%) Unix
3 172 (21.37%) Windows
4 126 (15.65%) AIX
5 79 (9.81%) zOS
6 42 (5.22%) Windows Server
7 36 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (4.22%) Solaris
9 32 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (2.48%) MVS
11 15 (1.86%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.37%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.24%) SUSE
14 8 (0.99%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.75%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.50%) Android
17 3 (0.37%) CentOS
17 3 (0.37%) OS/2
17 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (20.87%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (10.68%) SDLC
3 80 (9.94%) ITIL
4 77 (9.57%) Change Management
5 69 (8.57%) ETL
6 64 (7.95%) Data Modelling
7 57 (7.08%) Incident Management
7 57 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
8 53 (6.58%) Migration
9 52 (6.46%) OO
10 49 (6.09%) SOA
11 47 (5.84%) Project Management
12 44 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (4.97%) Scrum
14 38 (4.72%) High Availability
14 38 (4.72%) TDD
15 37 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (4.60%) Software Engineering
16 36 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
16 36 (4.47%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 347 (43.11%) SQL
2 251 (31.18%) Java
3 110 (13.66%) COBOL
4 103 (12.80%) JavaScript
5 83 (10.31%) Perl
6 63 (7.83%) Shell Script
7 59 (7.33%) JCL
8 55 (6.83%) C++
9 38 (4.72%) Python
10 31 (3.85%) C
11 30 (3.73%) C#
12 28 (3.48%) VB
13 24 (2.98%) REXX
14 23 (2.86%) Bash Shell
15 21 (2.61%) Korn
16 18 (2.24%) Assembly Language
17 15 (1.86%) PHP
18 12 (1.49%) Jython
18 12 (1.49%) PL/SQL
19 10 (1.24%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 63 (7.83%) Security Cleared
2 48 (5.96%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.48%) Degree
4 11 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.24%) AAT
5 10 (1.24%) ISEB
6 8 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.87%) CISSP
8 6 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (0.75%) CCSP
8 6 (0.75%) CISM
9 5 (0.62%) CCNA
9 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.62%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.25%) OCPJP
10 2 (0.25%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.22%) Data Quality
2 23 (2.86%) QA
3 14 (1.74%) SLA
4 7 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.75%) COBIT
6 3 (0.37%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) Basel II
8 1 (0.12%) COREP
8 1 (0.12%) FINREP
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) SEPA
8 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 41 (5.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (3.48%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.99%) Time Sharing Option
3 16 (1.99%) vSphere
4 14 (1.74%) RACF
5 9 (1.12%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 8 (0.99%) Docker
7 6 (0.75%) ClearTrust
7 6 (0.75%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.37%) Firmware
10 2 (0.25%) HDFS
10 2 (0.25%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.12%) ACF2
11 1 (0.12%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.12%) GPFS
11 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 65 (8.07%) Tivoli
2 26 (3.23%) Control-M
3 20 (2.48%) MOM
4 19 (2.36%) QRadar
5 18 (2.24%) HP SiteScope
6 16 (1.99%) Puppet
7 11 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (1.24%) Data Guard
9 9 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (1.12%) Tivoli NetView
10 8 (0.99%) OMEGAMON
11 7 (0.87%) Ansible
11 7 (0.87%) CA Endevor
11 7 (0.87%) HP UCMDB
12 6 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (0.62%) SCCM
14 4 (0.50%) DameWare
14 4 (0.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 352 (43.73%) Oracle
2 280 (34.78%) IBM
3 88 (10.93%) Sybase
4 70 (8.70%) VMware
5 64 (7.95%) HP
6 62 (7.70%) Microsoft
7 49 (6.09%) SAP
8 45 (5.59%) Red Hat
9 44 (5.47%) CA
10 40 (4.97%) Citrix
11 34 (4.22%) Cisco
12 30 (3.73%) BMC
13 25 (3.11%) Teradata
14 22 (2.73%) Ab Initio
14 22 (2.73%) Informatica
14 22 (2.73%) Pega
15 21 (2.61%) ServiceNow
16 18 (2.24%) Netezza
17 15 (1.86%) F5
18 12 (1.49%) BEA
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day +
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £675 - £775 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Anglia
Arden Resourcing Limited
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago