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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 298 278 265
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -13
Contract jobs citing DB2 404 491 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.85% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.30% 3.65% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 222 234
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 10
Median hourly rate £45.25 £65.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.38% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £65.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £65.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.25 £65.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.38% +116.66%

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
12261 13443 12481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.68% 23.38% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8114 8805 7693
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 207 209
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £53.27 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.09 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.87% +15.78%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -39 334 £410 -8.88% 39
London -51 101 £475 - 17
Scotland +33 53 £446 +22.19% 3
South East -72 49 £375 -16.66% 6
Glasgow +30 43 £450 +25.87% 3
East of England +48 42 £250 -41.17% 4
North West +9 41 £400 -11.11% 6
West Midlands -15 30 £425 - 3
Yorkshire -6 28 £525 +40.00% 2
Essex - 25 £250 - 1
Birmingham +10 24 £425 +13.33% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 20 £320 -
North East - 20 £320 -
Buckinghamshire -12 19 £300 -7.69% 1
Cheshire +20 17 £400 -16.66%
City of London +20 17 £450 -10.00% 3
Berkshire -38 15 £488 +2.63% 1
South Yorkshire 0 14 £525 +40.00%
West Yorkshire -5 14 £437 +16.60% 2
Warrington - 14 £438 -
Sheffield -4 13 £525 +40.00%
East Midlands -4 13 £413 -6.72% 1
Hertfordshire +1 12 £370 - 1
Hampshire +4 11 £400 -4.76%
Milton Keynes -13 11 £300 -22.82% 1
Watford -5 10 - -
Edinburgh +4 9 £346 -5.20%
Manchester -7 9 £410 +2.50% 2
Lancashire +20 8 £427 -5.05% 3

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 462 (53.29%) SQL
2 443 (51.10%) Oracle
3 351 (40.48%) Linux
4 291 (33.56%) Java
5 287 (33.10%) Unix
6 270 (31.14%) IBM
7 237 (27.34%) Windows
8 219 (25.26%) Finance
9 213 (24.57%) SQL Server
10 198 (22.84%) WebSphere
11 170 (19.61%) Mainframe
12 159 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
13 155 (17.88%) Perl
14 143 (16.49%) AIX
15 141 (16.26%) Sybase
16 132 (15.22%) Banking
17 124 (14.30%) Relational Database
18 107 (12.34%) HTML
19 106 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
20 101 (11.65%) JavaScript
20 101 (11.65%) XML
21 100 (11.53%) SDLC
22 99 (11.42%) OO
23 97 (11.19%) ITIL
24 96 (11.07%) JMS
25 94 (10.84%) Spring
26 92 (10.61%) RDBMS
27 90 (10.38%) Security Cleared
28 89 (10.27%) Shell Script
29 82 (9.46%) CSS

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
1 198 (22.84%) WebSphere
2 74 (8.54%) CICS
3 71 (8.19%) Tomcat
4 57 (6.57%) WebLogic
5 54 (6.23%) JBoss
6 49 (5.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 43 (4.96%) Apache
8 31 (3.58%) WebLogic Portal
9 26 (3.00%) IBM HTTP Server
10 23 (2.65%) IIS
11 15 (1.73%) MQSeries
12 13 (1.50%) SAS
13 8 (0.92%) Commerce Server
13 8 (0.92%) Drupal
13 8 (0.92%) nginx
14 7 (0.81%) SharePoint
15 6 (0.69%) Confluence
15 6 (0.69%) IBM Transformation Extender
15 6 (0.69%) iPlanet
16 5 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.92%) MS Office
3 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) SPSS
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.96%) Magento
2 14 (1.61%) Temenos T24
3 7 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 4 (0.46%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.46%) JDE World
6 3 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.35%) Staffware
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.23%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.12%) AWD
8 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.12%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.12%) Movex
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.23%) PaaS
5 2 (0.23%) SaaS
5 2 (0.23%) Slack
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.69%) SAN
2 54 (6.23%) TCP/IP
3 36 (4.15%) Firewall
4 35 (4.04%) HTTP
5 34 (3.92%) DHCP
6 24 (2.77%) SSL
7 15 (1.73%) Internet
8 14 (1.61%) NAS
9 13 (1.50%) FTP
10 12 (1.38%) LDAP
11 8 (0.92%) SNMP
12 7 (0.81%) DNS
12 7 (0.81%) Network Security
12 7 (0.81%) SSH
13 6 (0.69%) BIG-IP
13 6 (0.69%) DMZ
13 6 (0.69%) VPN
14 4 (0.46%) Intranet
14 4 (0.46%) Kerberos
15 3 (0.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (24.57%) SQL Server
2 124 (14.30%) Relational Database
3 92 (10.61%) RDBMS
4 58 (6.69%) MySQL
5 52 (6.00%) Hadoop
6 42 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (4.84%) Oracle Database
7 32 (3.69%) NoSQL
7 32 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (3.23%) Big Data
9 16 (1.85%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
10 12 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
12 10 (1.15%) DataStage
13 9 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
13 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.92%) JasperReports
14 8 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 68 (7.84%) JUnit
2 50 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 36 (4.15%) Subversion
4 35 (4.04%) Ant
5 31 (3.58%) JIRA
5 31 (3.58%) Selenium
6 28 (3.23%) Log4j
7 25 (2.88%) Jenkins
8 24 (2.77%) SoapUI
9 21 (2.42%) Maven
10 19 (2.19%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.73%) Gerrit
12 14 (1.61%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.38%) Toad
14 11 (1.27%) Grunt
15 10 (1.15%) ClearCase
15 10 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
16 9 (1.04%) gulp
17 8 (0.92%) JMeter
17 8 (0.92%) SonarQube
General
1 219 (25.26%) Finance
2 132 (15.22%) Banking
3 36 (4.15%) Retail
4 31 (3.58%) Back Office
5 29 (3.34%) Front Office
6 20 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.08%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.96%) Marketing
9 14 (1.61%) Automotive
10 13 (1.50%) Manufacturing
11 9 (1.04%) Billing
12 8 (0.92%) Publishing
13 5 (0.58%) Games
13 5 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.46%) Law
14 4 (0.46%) Legal
15 3 (0.35%) Electronics
15 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (27.45%) Developer
2 107 (12.34%) Analyst
3 91 (10.50%) Architect
3 91 (10.50%) Java Developer
4 77 (8.88%) Consultant
5 75 (8.65%) DBA
6 57 (6.57%) Administrator
7 46 (5.31%) DB2 DBA
8 33 (3.81%) Infrastructure Architect
9 31 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
10 30 (3.46%) Technical Consultant
11 25 (2.88%) Data Analyst
12 24 (2.77%) DB2 Administrator
13 23 (2.65%) DB2 Developer
14 20 (2.31%) C++ Developer
15 19 (2.19%) COBOL Developer
15 19 (2.19%) Mainframe Developer
15 19 (2.19%) Tester
16 18 (2.08%) Senior Developer
17 17 (1.96%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (12.34%) HTML
2 101 (11.65%) XML
3 96 (11.07%) JMS
4 94 (10.84%) Spring
5 82 (9.46%) CSS
6 81 (9.34%) Web Services
7 79 (9.11%) JSP
8 76 (8.77%) Middleware
9 68 (7.84%) J2EE
10 49 (5.65%) J2SE
10 49 (5.65%) Java EE
11 46 (5.31%) WebSphere MQ
12 42 (4.84%) .NET
13 40 (4.61%) JSON
14 33 (3.81%) jQuery
15 31 (3.58%) SOAP
16 30 (3.46%) IBM Integration Bus
17 28 (3.23%) REST
18 25 (2.88%) Hibernate
19 22 (2.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 170 (19.61%) Mainframe
2 106 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.96%) Data Centre
4 37 (4.27%) Replication
5 36 (4.15%) iSeries
6 34 (3.92%) Clustering
7 32 (3.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 30 (3.46%) AS400
8 30 (3.46%) Management Information System
9 22 (2.54%) Equity Derivative
10 21 (2.42%) Data Structures
11 17 (1.96%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.96%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.85%) Computer Science
13 15 (1.73%) N-Tier
14 14 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.61%) Equities
14 14 (1.61%) VSAM
15 9 (1.04%) DataPower
16 8 (0.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 351 (40.48%) Linux
2 287 (33.10%) Unix
3 237 (27.34%) Windows
4 143 (16.49%) AIX
5 82 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 76 (8.77%) Solaris
7 71 (8.19%) zOS
8 68 (7.84%) Windows Server
9 33 (3.81%) HPUX
10 24 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (2.08%) SUSE
12 17 (1.96%) Windows Vista
13 16 (1.85%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.58%) Android
16 3 (0.35%) MVS
16 3 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.35%) OS/2
16 3 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (18.34%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (11.53%) SDLC
3 99 (11.42%) OO
4 97 (11.19%) ITIL
5 65 (7.50%) Migration
6 63 (7.27%) Change Management
7 57 (6.57%) Data Modelling
8 56 (6.46%) TDD
9 53 (6.11%) Software Engineering
10 52 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
11 51 (5.88%) SOA
12 50 (5.77%) Incident Management
12 50 (5.77%) OOD
13 46 (5.31%) Web Development
14 45 (5.19%) Analytics
14 45 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (5.19%) Scrum
15 43 (4.96%) E-Commerce
15 43 (4.96%) Project Management
16 37 (4.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 462 (53.29%) SQL
2 291 (33.56%) Java
3 155 (17.88%) Perl
4 101 (11.65%) JavaScript
5 89 (10.27%) Shell Script
6 76 (8.77%) COBOL
7 62 (7.15%) Python
8 58 (6.69%) C++
9 56 (6.46%) VB
10 40 (4.61%) PHP
11 39 (4.50%) JCL
12 26 (3.00%) PowerShell
13 22 (2.54%) Ruby
14 20 (2.31%) C
15 17 (1.96%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.96%) C#
16 16 (1.85%) REXX
17 15 (1.73%) R
18 12 (1.38%) Korn
19 11 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 80 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 52 (6.00%) Degree
4 29 (3.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 22 (2.54%) AAT
6 5 (0.58%) MCDBA
6 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.46%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.35%) ISEB
8 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.35%) MBA
8 3 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.23%) CCNA
9 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.12%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.81%) Data Quality
2 26 (3.00%) SLA
3 20 (2.31%) QA
4 7 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.69%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.46%) SEPA
7 3 (0.35%) COBIT
7 3 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.12%) Basel II
8 1 (0.12%) COREP
8 1 (0.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 69 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 50 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.96%) Docker
4 13 (1.50%) RACF
5 12 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 11 (1.27%) vSphere
7 9 (1.04%) Time Sharing Option
8 8 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.81%) Firmware
10 5 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 3 (0.35%) NFS
11 3 (0.35%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.23%) KVM
12 2 (0.23%) SRDF
12 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.23%) Xen
13 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 64 (7.38%) Tivoli
2 46 (5.31%) MOM
3 42 (4.84%) HP SiteScope
4 29 (3.34%) Puppet
5 19 (2.19%) Control-M
6 18 (2.08%) Ansible
7 17 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 11 (1.27%) QRadar
10 8 (0.92%) Oracle Identity Management
11 7 (0.81%) CA Endevor
12 6 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.69%) OMEGAMON
12 6 (0.69%) OpenView
12 6 (0.69%) SCCM
13 5 (0.58%) collectd
13 5 (0.58%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.58%) MAINVIEW
13 5 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 443 (51.10%) Oracle
2 270 (31.14%) IBM
3 141 (16.26%) Sybase
4 71 (8.19%) HP
5 67 (7.73%) CA
6 66 (7.61%) VMware
7 61 (7.04%) BMC
8 57 (6.57%) Citrix
9 43 (4.96%) Red Hat
10 41 (4.73%) Microsoft
10 41 (4.73%) ServiceNow
11 38 (4.38%) EMC
12 32 (3.69%) SAP
13 28 (3.23%) Misys
14 26 (3.00%) Teradata
15 20 (2.31%) Netezza
16 19 (2.19%) Cisco
17 18 (2.08%) F5
18 17 (1.96%) hybris
18 17 (1.96%) Pega
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