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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 275 230 268
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +38
Contract jobs citing DB2 366 413 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.84% 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.39% 3.82% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 244 151
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 £265 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.18% +3.22%
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
10786 10808 10123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.17% 21.90% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6887 6634 6131
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 £275 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 177 219
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 6 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 6 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 -58 305 £430 -1.71% 72
London -46 138 £450 -12.19% 26
North West +13 47 £395 +6.04% 5
South East -43 39 £450 +12.50% 12
Scotland -2 38 £475 +5.55% 4
City of London +10 36 £507 +19.23% 9
Edinburgh +9 24 £500 +25.78% 2
Yorkshire -3 23 £425 +41.66% 4
East of England +9 21 £342 -15.03% 7
Berkshire -7 20 £500 +9.89% 5
Cheshire +11 17 £406 +24.84% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £325 +4.00% 2
East Midlands +9 15 - - 8
Nottinghamshire +2 15 - - 7
Glasgow +2 14 £388 -13.88% 2
Milton Keynes +2 13 £325 +4.00% 1
Nottingham +3 12 - - 7
South West -11 12 £463 +22.51% 6
West Yorkshire -15 12 £363 +20.83% 2
South Yorkshire +2 10 £513 +70.83%
Manchester 0 10 £450 -14.28% 2
Cardiff +11 9 £255 -36.25%
Essex +5 9 £284 -29.39%
South Wales +5 9 £255 -38.18%
Wales -1 9 £255 -36.25%
Hertfordshire -1 9 £342 - 4
Leeds -19 9 £300 - 2
Sheffield +2 8 £513 +70.83%
County Antrim - 8 £375 - 1
Belfast - 8 £375 - 1

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 313 (41.51%) SQL
2 269 (35.68%) Oracle
3 230 (30.50%) IBM
4 210 (27.85%) Java
5 208 (27.59%) UNIX
6 198 (26.26%) Finance
7 175 (23.21%) Linux
8 153 (20.29%) Mainframe
9 140 (18.57%) Banking
10 135 (17.90%) SQL Server
11 131 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
12 118 (15.65%) Relational Database
13 116 (15.38%) WebSphere
14 115 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
15 108 (14.32%) Windows
16 107 (14.19%) ETL
17 106 (14.06%) COBOL
18 92 (12.20%) CICS
19 84 (11.14%) Data Modelling
20 81 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
21 80 (10.61%) AIX
21 80 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
22 79 (10.48%) RDBMS
23 74 (9.81%) Perl
24 73 (9.68%) JavaScript
24 73 (9.68%) SAP
24 73 (9.68%) XML
25 70 (9.28%) Web Services
26 69 (9.15%) HTML
26 69 (9.15%) Spring

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 116 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 92 (12.20%) CICS
3 53 (7.03%) SAS
4 36 (4.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 33 (4.38%) Apache
6 30 (3.98%) Tomcat
7 24 (3.18%) NetWeaver
8 19 (2.52%) IIS
8 19 (2.52%) JBoss
9 18 (2.39%) MQSeries
10 17 (2.25%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.86%) IBM HTTP Server
12 9 (1.19%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
14 5 (0.66%) Confluence
15 4 (0.53%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.40%) Commerce Server
16 3 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.46%) MS Office
3 8 (1.06%) SPSS
4 6 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.27%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (1.06%) Maximo
3 6 (0.80%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.66%) Staffware
5 4 (0.53%) TIBCO iProcess
6 3 (0.40%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.40%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.27%) BusinessWare
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.27%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.13%) Fredhopper
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.13%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.66%) SaaS
2 4 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (5.97%) HTTP
2 26 (3.45%) Firewall
3 22 (2.92%) SAN
4 20 (2.65%) Internet
5 19 (2.52%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.39%) FTP
7 17 (2.25%) WAN
8 16 (2.12%) LAN
9 14 (1.86%) SSL
10 11 (1.46%) Network Security
11 10 (1.33%) VPN
12 9 (1.19%) DNS
12 9 (1.19%) HTTPS
12 9 (1.19%) Ethernet
12 9 (1.19%) BGP
12 9 (1.19%) IPsec
12 9 (1.19%) VLAN
12 9 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.19%) NetScaler
12 9 (1.19%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (17.90%) SQL Server
2 118 (15.65%) Relational Database
3 115 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (10.48%) RDBMS
5 46 (6.10%) DataStage
6 27 (3.58%) Hadoop
7 26 (3.45%) SAP BW
8 24 (3.18%) MySQL
9 22 (2.92%) DB2 UDB
9 22 (2.92%) Base SAS
9 22 (2.92%) IBM InfoSphere
10 21 (2.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 19 (2.52%) Oracle Database
12 18 (2.39%) QlikView
13 17 (2.25%) OLAP
14 16 (2.12%) SAP HANA
14 16 (2.12%) Big Data
15 15 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.86%) OLTP
17 12 (1.59%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 51 (6.76%) JUnit
2 27 (3.58%) Maven
3 26 (3.45%) Selenium
4 25 (3.32%) Eclipse
5 20 (2.65%) JIRA
6 19 (2.52%) Subversion
7 17 (2.25%) Ant
8 14 (1.86%) ClearCase
9 12 (1.59%) ERwin
10 10 (1.33%) Redmine
11 9 (1.19%) Git (software)
12 8 (1.06%) Checkstyle
12 8 (1.06%) Mockito
13 7 (0.93%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.93%) CA Gen
13 7 (0.93%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
13 7 (0.93%) Toad
14 6 (0.80%) jMock
14 6 (0.80%) Cucumber
General
1 198 (26.26%) Finance
2 140 (18.57%) Banking
3 63 (8.36%) Retail
4 36 (4.77%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.72%) Front Office
6 12 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.46%) Spanish Language
8 10 (1.33%) Back Office
9 9 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.53%) Marketing
10 4 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.53%) Legal
11 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.40%) Advertising
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Law
13 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 268 (35.54%) Developer
2 106 (14.06%) Architect
3 87 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 84 (11.14%) Analyst
5 73 (9.68%) DBA
6 55 (7.29%) Consultant
7 45 (5.97%) DB2 DBA
8 44 (5.84%) Administrator
9 32 (4.24%) Programmer
10 29 (3.85%) Mainframe Developer
10 29 (3.85%) Designer
11 28 (3.71%) Data Architect
12 27 (3.58%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (3.05%) Senior Developer
14 22 (2.92%) Technical Architect
15 17 (2.25%) Project Manager
15 17 (2.25%) Tester
15 17 (2.25%) SAS Developer
16 16 (2.12%) Solutions Designer
17 15 (1.99%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.68%) XML
2 70 (9.28%) Web Services
3 69 (9.15%) HTML
3 69 (9.15%) Spring
4 59 (7.82%) JMS
5 41 (5.44%) J2EE
6 40 (5.31%) .NET
7 38 (5.04%) JSP
8 37 (4.91%) Hibernate
9 33 (4.38%) Middleware
10 32 (4.24%) WebSphere MQ
11 28 (3.71%) JSON
12 27 (3.58%) CSS
13 26 (3.45%) SOAP
14 25 (3.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 24 (3.18%) JDBC
16 23 (3.05%) REST
17 20 (2.65%) RESTful
17 20 (2.65%) SAP Basis
18 18 (2.39%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 153 (20.29%) Mainframe
2 80 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (6.63%) IBM Mainframe
4 28 (3.71%) Clustering
5 25 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.18%) Derivative
7 22 (2.92%) VSAM
7 22 (2.92%) AS400
8 20 (2.65%) Replication
9 18 (2.39%) Equity Derivative
9 18 (2.39%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.25%) iSeries
11 16 (2.12%) Open Source
12 12 (1.59%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.59%) Visualisation
13 11 (1.46%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.19%) Reference Data
15 8 (1.06%) Client/Server
15 8 (1.06%) N-Tier
15 8 (1.06%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 208 (27.59%) UNIX
2 175 (23.21%) Linux
3 108 (14.32%) Windows
4 80 (10.61%) AIX
5 46 (6.10%) zOS
6 17 (2.25%) Solaris
7 10 (1.33%) SUSE
7 10 (1.33%) Oracle Linux
8 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.93%) OS/400
9 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.80%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.66%) i5/OS
12 4 (0.53%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.53%) HPUX
12 4 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.27%) MVS
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (14.19%) ETL
3 84 (11.14%) Data Modelling
4 81 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (7.16%) OO
6 53 (7.03%) Performance Tuning
7 52 (6.90%) Migration
8 48 (6.37%) Scrum
9 44 (5.84%) E-Commerce
10 37 (4.91%) SOA
10 37 (4.91%) Project Management
11 36 (4.77%) TDD
12 32 (4.24%) Configuration Management
12 32 (4.24%) Release Management
12 32 (4.24%) Unit Testing
13 31 (4.11%) ITIL
14 28 (3.71%) Data Analysis
15 27 (3.58%) Data Management
16 26 (3.45%) Waterfall
17 24 (3.18%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 313 (41.51%) SQL
2 210 (27.85%) Java
3 106 (14.06%) COBOL
4 74 (9.81%) Perl
5 73 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 65 (8.62%) JCL
7 31 (4.11%) PL/SQL
8 28 (3.71%) REXX
9 26 (3.45%) Assembly Language
10 24 (3.18%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.79%) PL/1
12 19 (2.52%) Korn
13 18 (2.39%) RPG
14 15 (1.99%) Python
15 14 (1.86%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.72%) ABAP
16 13 (1.72%) C
17 11 (1.46%) SAS Macro
18 10 (1.33%) VB
18 10 (1.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 37 (4.91%) Degree
2 16 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.59%) VCP4
3 12 (1.59%) IBM Certification
4 9 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.80%) ISEB
7 5 (0.66%) MCDBA
7 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.13%) CCNP
10 1 (0.13%) CCNA
10 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.69%) QA
2 8 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.93%) SLA
4 4 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 14 (1.86%) RACF
2 9 (1.19%) FreeRADIUS
2 9 (1.19%) vSphere
3 8 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.93%) PowerHA
4 7 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.93%) Firmware
4 7 (0.93%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 5 (0.66%) HDFS
6 4 (0.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 3 (0.40%) Xen
7 3 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.40%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.27%) XenApp
8 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.13%) SRDF
9 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) ACF2
9 1 (0.13%) KVM
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (1.99%) CA Endevor
2 14 (1.86%) Tivoli
2 14 (1.86%) Control-M
3 9 (1.19%) OMEGAMON
4 7 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (0.80%) nmon
5 6 (0.80%) Puppet
5 6 (0.80%) Tivoli NetView
6 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.53%) Nagios
7 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.40%) Ambari
8 3 (0.40%) Oozie
8 3 (0.40%) MAINVIEW
8 3 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (0.40%) Ansible
9 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Configuration Manager
10 1 (0.13%) Foglight
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 269 (35.68%) Oracle
2 230 (30.50%) IBM
3 73 (9.68%) SAP
4 60 (7.96%) Sybase
5 43 (5.70%) Teradata
6 39 (5.17%) Business Objects
6 39 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 37 (4.91%) Informatica
8 27 (3.58%) Tableau
9 25 (3.32%) VMware
10 23 (3.05%) CA
11 20 (2.65%) Cognos
12 19 (2.52%) Ab Initio
13 18 (2.39%) Netezza
14 17 (2.25%) HP
15 16 (2.12%) Cisco
15 16 (2.12%) BMC
15 16 (2.12%) TIBCO
16 14 (1.86%) Canoo
17 13 (1.72%) Hortonworks
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: £350 per day - 3 month contract with scope for extension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 4 days ago