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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 287 253 244
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -9
Contract jobs citing DB2 376 385 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.30% 3.43% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 224 177
Average daily rate
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£430 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 6
Average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.50% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £15.30 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £24.00 £51.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £20.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -23.80%

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
11399 11231 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.25% 21.64% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7336 6967 6200
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 £280 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 184 207
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -30 317 £439 +3.29% 60
London -26 135 £475 - 30
South East -63 50 £450 +12.50% 7
North West +20 46 £439 +17.85% 4
Scotland -1 37 £450 - 4
City of London +16 36 £500 +17.64% 5
East of England +11 31 £342 -15.03% 1
Berkshire -8 30 £475 +35.71% 3
Yorkshire -12 24 £400 +33.33% 4
Edinburgh -3 20 £500 +25.00% 2
Glasgow +1 17 £425 -5.55% 2
Hertfordshire +5 16 £342 -
Cheshire +9 15 £373 -11.30% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 15 £356 +16.32%
Manchester +1 13 £450 -2.70% 1
Essex +10 12 £318 -20.90%
East Midlands +2 12 - - 9
Nottinghamshire 0 12 - - 8
West Yorkshire -11 12 £350 -12.50% 3
Nottingham -1 11 - - 8
South West -9 10 £463 +10.11% 2
Watford +5 9 £265 -
Reading 0 9 £350 -23.07%
Milton Keynes -4 9 £325 +6.12%
Leeds -12 9 £300 - 2
Bracknell +12 8 £475 +137.50%
South Yorkshire +5 8 £525 +75.00%
Slough +4 8 £525 +90.90% 1
County Antrim - 8 £400 -
Belfast - 8 £400 -

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 322 (42.65%) SQL
2 269 (35.63%) Oracle
3 222 (29.40%) IBM
4 220 (29.14%) UNIX
5 211 (27.95%) Java
6 185 (24.50%) Finance
7 160 (21.19%) Linux
8 154 (20.40%) Mainframe
9 139 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
9 139 (18.41%) Banking
10 134 (17.75%) SQL Server
11 121 (16.03%) WebSphere
12 116 (15.36%) Data Warehouse
13 111 (14.70%) Relational Database
14 109 (14.44%) COBOL
15 107 (14.17%) Windows
15 107 (14.17%) ETL
16 90 (11.92%) XML
16 90 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
17 86 (11.39%) CICS
18 82 (10.86%) AIX
19 80 (10.60%) Data Modelling
20 79 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
21 76 (10.07%) HTML
22 74 (9.80%) RDBMS
23 73 (9.67%) JavaScript
23 73 (9.67%) Web Services
23 73 (9.67%) SAP
24 72 (9.54%) Spring
25 69 (9.14%) JMS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 121 (16.03%) WebSphere
2 86 (11.39%) CICS
3 58 (7.68%) SAS
4 46 (6.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 41 (5.43%) Apache
6 39 (5.17%) Tomcat
7 26 (3.44%) JBoss
8 24 (3.18%) IIS
9 23 (3.05%) NetWeaver
10 20 (2.65%) MQSeries
11 17 (2.25%) WebLogic
12 15 (1.99%) IBM HTTP Server
13 7 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
13 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
14 6 (0.79%) Confluence
15 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
16 4 (0.53%) Commerce Server
16 4 (0.53%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.53%) WebSphere Portal
17 3 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.46%) MS Office
3 10 (1.32%) SPSS
4 6 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.40%) MS Project
5 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (1.06%) Maximo
3 5 (0.66%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.66%) Staffware
4 4 (0.53%) TIBCO iProcess
5 3 (0.40%) Magento
5 3 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.40%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.40%) BusinessWare
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) Summit
7 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.53%) SaaS
3 2 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.49%) HTTP
2 30 (3.97%) Firewall
3 22 (2.91%) SAN
4 21 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 18 (2.38%) WAN
6 17 (2.25%) LAN
6 17 (2.25%) Internet
7 15 (1.99%) FTP
8 11 (1.46%) Network Security
9 10 (1.32%) VPN
10 9 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (1.19%) NetScaler
10 9 (1.19%) IPsec
10 9 (1.19%) VLAN
10 9 (1.19%) SSL
10 9 (1.19%) HTTPS
10 9 (1.19%) Ethernet
10 9 (1.19%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 116 (15.36%) Data Warehouse
3 111 (14.70%) Relational Database
4 74 (9.80%) RDBMS
5 42 (5.56%) DataStage
6 29 (3.84%) Hadoop
7 26 (3.44%) SAP BW
7 26 (3.44%) MySQL
8 22 (2.91%) Base SAS
9 21 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 21 (2.78%) DB2 UDB
9 21 (2.78%) Big Data
10 19 (2.52%) QlikView
11 18 (2.38%) Oracle Database
12 17 (2.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 17 (2.25%) OLAP
13 16 (2.12%) IBM InfoSphere
13 16 (2.12%) SAP HANA
14 15 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (1.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 56 (7.42%) JUnit
2 28 (3.71%) Eclipse
3 27 (3.58%) Maven
3 27 (3.58%) Selenium
4 23 (3.05%) Subversion
5 20 (2.65%) JIRA
6 17 (2.25%) Ant
7 10 (1.32%) ClearCase
7 10 (1.32%) Redmine
8 9 (1.19%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.19%) CA Gen
9 8 (1.06%) ERwin
9 8 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (1.06%) jMock
10 7 (0.93%) Checkstyle
10 7 (0.93%) Toad
10 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 6 (0.79%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.79%) Mockito
11 6 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 185 (24.50%) Finance
2 139 (18.41%) Banking
3 66 (8.74%) Retail
4 34 (4.50%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.99%) Front Office
6 14 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.32%) Back Office
7 10 (1.32%) Spanish Language
8 9 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.93%) Legal
10 6 (0.79%) Marketing
11 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.26%) Games
13 2 (0.26%) Advertising
13 2 (0.26%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Electronics
14 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 268 (35.50%) Developer
2 110 (14.57%) Architect
3 88 (11.66%) Java Developer
4 86 (11.39%) Analyst
5 69 (9.14%) DBA
6 47 (6.23%) Consultant
7 41 (5.43%) DB2 DBA
8 37 (4.90%) Administrator
9 35 (4.64%) Programmer
10 31 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
10 31 (4.11%) Mainframe Developer
11 30 (3.97%) Data Architect
12 28 (3.71%) Designer
13 21 (2.78%) Tester
13 21 (2.78%) Project Manager
13 21 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
13 21 (2.78%) Senior Developer
14 19 (2.52%) Technical Architect
15 17 (2.25%) SAS Developer
16 16 (2.12%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.92%) XML
2 76 (10.07%) HTML
3 73 (9.67%) Web Services
4 72 (9.54%) Spring
5 69 (9.14%) JMS
6 46 (6.09%) J2EE
7 43 (5.70%) Middleware
8 41 (5.43%) .NET
9 38 (5.03%) JSP
9 38 (5.03%) Hibernate
10 35 (4.64%) WebSphere MQ
10 35 (4.64%) JSON
11 34 (4.50%) CSS
12 33 (4.37%) SOAP
13 26 (3.44%) RESTful
13 26 (3.44%) JDBC
14 24 (3.18%) REST
15 22 (2.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 21 (2.78%) Struts
17 19 (2.52%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 154 (20.40%) Mainframe
2 90 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.83%) IBM Mainframe
4 29 (3.84%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.31%) Derivative
6 22 (2.91%) Clustering
6 22 (2.91%) VSAM
7 21 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
8 19 (2.52%) Replication
9 18 (2.38%) AS400
9 18 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.25%) Open Source
11 14 (1.85%) Fixed Income
11 14 (1.85%) iSeries
12 13 (1.72%) Visualisation
13 12 (1.59%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.32%) Equities
14 10 (1.32%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.19%) Reference Data
15 9 (1.19%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 220 (29.14%) UNIX
2 160 (21.19%) Linux
3 107 (14.17%) Windows
4 82 (10.86%) AIX
5 44 (5.83%) zOS
6 13 (1.72%) Solaris
7 10 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.19%) SUSE
9 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.06%) OS/400
10 7 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.79%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.66%) i5/OS
12 5 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.66%) HPUX
13 4 (0.53%) MVS
13 4 (0.53%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (18.41%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (14.17%) ETL
3 80 (10.60%) Data Modelling
4 79 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
6 48 (6.36%) E-Commerce
6 48 (6.36%) OO
7 47 (6.23%) Migration
8 45 (5.96%) Scrum
9 42 (5.56%) Project Management
9 42 (5.56%) TDD
10 39 (5.17%) SOA
11 34 (4.50%) Release Management
12 33 (4.37%) ITIL
13 31 (4.11%) Unit Testing
14 29 (3.84%) Configuration Management
15 26 (3.44%) Data Management
16 25 (3.31%) Software Engineering
16 25 (3.31%) Change Management
16 25 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 322 (42.65%) SQL
2 211 (27.95%) Java
3 109 (14.44%) COBOL
4 73 (9.67%) JavaScript
5 66 (8.74%) JCL
6 62 (8.21%) Perl
7 29 (3.84%) Assembly Language
8 28 (3.71%) REXX
9 26 (3.44%) PL/SQL
10 21 (2.78%) PL/1
10 21 (2.78%) Shell Script
11 20 (2.65%) Korn
12 18 (2.38%) Python
13 15 (1.99%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.99%) RPG
14 14 (1.85%) ABAP
15 11 (1.46%) SAS Macro
15 11 (1.46%) C#
16 10 (1.32%) C
16 10 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (5.83%) Degree
2 16 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.59%) IBM Certification
4 9 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.66%) MCDBA
6 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.66%) ISEB
7 4 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) MBA
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CCNP
9 1 (0.13%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.81%) QA
2 7 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.93%) SLA
3 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 13 (1.72%) RACF
2 9 (1.19%) FreeRADIUS
2 9 (1.19%) vSphere
3 8 (1.06%) Firmware
4 7 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 6 (0.79%) HDFS
5 6 (0.79%) PowerHA
5 6 (0.79%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.40%) Xen
8 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.13%) XenApp
8 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) SRDF
8 1 (0.13%) KVM
8 1 (0.13%) ACF2
8 1 (0.13%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (2.12%) CA Endevor
2 14 (1.85%) Control-M
3 13 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (0.79%) Tivoli NetView
5 6 (0.79%) Puppet
5 6 (0.79%) OMEGAMON
6 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.66%) Nagios
7 4 (0.53%) MAINVIEW
7 4 (0.53%) Oozie
7 4 (0.53%) Ambari
8 3 (0.40%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.26%) nmon
9 2 (0.26%) Ansible
9 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 269 (35.63%) Oracle
2 222 (29.40%) IBM
3 73 (9.67%) SAP
4 60 (7.95%) Sybase
5 46 (6.09%) Teradata
6 41 (5.43%) Informatica
7 38 (5.03%) Business Objects
8 37 (4.90%) Microsoft
9 28 (3.71%) Tableau
10 27 (3.58%) CA
11 23 (3.05%) VMware
12 21 (2.78%) Cognos
12 21 (2.78%) Netezza
13 19 (2.52%) HP
13 19 (2.52%) Ab Initio
14 17 (2.25%) Cisco
15 16 (2.12%) TIBCO
16 15 (1.99%) BMC
17 14 (1.85%) Greenplum
18 13 (1.72%) Canoo
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Merseyside
Recruit121
Rate: £0 - £100 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago