The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 263 223 204
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -19
Contract jobs citing DB2 375 462 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.91% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.34% 4.20% 4.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 209 233
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £39.00 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11222 10991 11884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.14% 21.61% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6943 6688 6961
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 225 295
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.85 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -37 333 £425 +6.25% 72
London -57 116 £425 - 34
South East -3 89 £445 +21.50% 12
Yorkshire +20 36 £425 +47.82% 1
East of England +10 36 £350 -36.36% 8
Hampshire +11 30 £475 +35.71%
North West -10 30 £390 +7.58% 8
Scotland -58 30 £413 +5.76% 5
West Yorkshire +22 28 £425 +54.54% 1
City of London -4 27 £425 - 13
Buckinghamshire +5 25 £325 -7.14%
Glasgow -11 25 £400 -11.11% 3
Farnborough +7 21 £475 -13.63%
Milton Keynes +11 20 £325 -7.14%
Berkshire -24 19 £400 - 6
Hertfordshire +16 13 £380 - 3
East Midlands -8 13 £650 +116.66% 1
Manchester +2 12 £500 +37.93% 6
Surrey -3 11 £565 +126.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +15 10 £650 +116.66%
Essex +7 10 £238 -56.81% 2
Cheshire -8 10 £400 - 1
West Midlands -8 8 £314 -25.29% 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £356 - 2
Leeds +6 7 £425 +47.82%
Nottingham +11 6 - -
Chester +8 6 - -
Brentwood +3 6 £238 -56.81%
Watford +2 6 - - 1
Reading -16 6 £500 -0.49% 3

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 316 (43.29%) Oracle
2 285 (39.04%) SQL
3 265 (36.30%) IBM
4 239 (32.74%) UNIX
5 231 (31.64%) Finance
6 212 (29.04%) Linux
7 186 (25.48%) Java
7 186 (25.48%) WebSphere
8 170 (23.29%) Mainframe
9 146 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 119 (16.30%) Retail
11 109 (14.93%) Relational Database
12 102 (13.97%) AIX
13 100 (13.70%) Banking
14 91 (12.47%) Windows
15 87 (11.92%) XML
16 86 (11.78%) Sybase
17 82 (11.23%) J2EE
17 82 (11.23%) COBOL
18 79 (10.82%) Oracle Database
19 78 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
20 77 (10.55%) Perl
21 76 (10.41%) E-Commerce
22 75 (10.27%) CICS
23 71 (9.73%) JavaScript
24 70 (9.59%) WebSphere Application Server
25 67 (9.18%) Migration
26 64 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
27 63 (8.63%) RDBMS
27 63 (8.63%) ETL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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
1 186 (25.48%) WebSphere
2 75 (10.27%) CICS
3 70 (9.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 63 (8.63%) MQSeries
5 29 (3.97%) SAS
6 24 (3.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 17 (2.33%) IIS
8 12 (1.64%) Confluence
8 12 (1.64%) NetWeaver
8 12 (1.64%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.51%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.37%) IBM HTTP Server
11 9 (1.23%) Apache
12 8 (1.10%) Apache Pig
12 8 (1.10%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.10%) WebSphere Process Server
13 7 (0.96%) TeamSite
14 5 (0.68%) FileNet
14 5 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 31 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.19%) MS Office
3 8 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.82%) SPSS
5 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.05%) Google Analytics
2 13 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (1.64%) Tridion
4 4 (0.55%) Maximo
4 4 (0.55%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.41%) Agresso
5 3 (0.41%) AWD
6 2 (0.27%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.27%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.27%) Staffware
6 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.27%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.14%) BASE24
7 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.55%) IaaS
2 2 (0.27%) SaaS
2 2 (0.27%) PaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (7.40%) Internet
2 24 (3.29%) Firewall
3 17 (2.33%) SAN
4 13 (1.78%) HTTP
4 13 (1.78%) LDAP
4 13 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (1.78%) Network Security
5 9 (1.23%) NAS
6 8 (1.10%) FTP
7 7 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.96%) LAN
8 5 (0.68%) Intranet
8 5 (0.68%) WAN
8 5 (0.68%) SSL
9 4 (0.55%) DNS
9 4 (0.55%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.55%) SMS
10 3 (0.41%) DDNS
10 3 (0.41%) IPv4
10 3 (0.41%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 109 (14.93%) Relational Database
3 79 (10.82%) Oracle Database
4 78 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (8.63%) RDBMS
6 34 (4.66%) Hadoop
7 29 (3.97%) MySQL
8 26 (3.56%) DataStage
9 24 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (3.01%) Big Data
11 21 (2.88%) Data Mining
12 20 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
14 17 (2.33%) DbVisualizer
15 14 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (1.92%) SAP BW
16 11 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (1.37%) Sybase ASE
17 10 (1.37%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 33 (4.52%) ClearCase
1 33 (4.52%) ClearQuest
2 29 (3.97%) JUnit
2 29 (3.97%) Eclipse
3 28 (3.84%) Ant
4 25 (3.42%) Subversion
5 19 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (2.47%) LoadRunner
7 16 (2.19%) JIRA
8 14 (1.92%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 13 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (1.64%) Log4j
10 12 (1.64%) Maven
11 9 (1.23%) PowerBuilder
11 9 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (1.23%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.96%) ERwin
13 7 (0.96%) Selenium
13 7 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 231 (31.64%) Finance
2 119 (16.30%) Retail
3 100 (13.70%) Banking
4 40 (5.48%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.05%) Advertising
8 14 (1.92%) Marketing
9 11 (1.51%) Front Office
10 7 (0.96%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.82%) French Language
11 6 (0.82%) German Language
11 6 (0.82%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.82%) Games
12 5 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.27%) Back Office
13 2 (0.27%) Automotive
13 2 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 221 (30.27%) Developer
2 113 (15.48%) Analyst
3 80 (10.96%) Architect
4 61 (8.36%) DBA
5 58 (7.95%) Java Developer
6 50 (6.85%) Administrator
7 46 (6.30%) Consultant
8 42 (5.75%) DB2 DBA
9 32 (4.38%) Programmer
10 25 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
11 23 (3.15%) Tester
12 22 (3.01%) Designer
12 22 (3.01%) Project Manager
13 20 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
14 19 (2.60%) Business Analyst
15 17 (2.33%) Senior Developer
16 16 (2.19%) Support Analyst
17 15 (2.05%) Technical Architect
17 15 (2.05%) Systems Programmer
17 15 (2.05%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (11.92%) XML
2 82 (11.23%) J2EE
3 55 (7.53%) HTML
4 50 (6.85%) .NET
5 44 (6.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 42 (5.75%) JMS
7 41 (5.62%) WebSphere MQ
8 40 (5.48%) Spring
9 34 (4.66%) Web Services
10 30 (4.11%) JDBC
11 29 (3.97%) JSP
12 28 (3.84%) Middleware
13 26 (3.56%) XSLT
14 25 (3.42%) Ajax
15 21 (2.88%) CSS
16 18 (2.47%) Struts
16 18 (2.47%) EJB
16 18 (2.47%) Servlets
17 17 (2.33%) Flash
18 16 (2.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 170 (23.29%) Mainframe
2 57 (7.81%) IBM Mainframe
3 38 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.66%) Replication
5 19 (2.60%) DataPower
6 15 (2.05%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.64%) Open Source
7 12 (1.64%) Web 2.0
8 11 (1.51%) Clustering
8 11 (1.51%) iSeries
9 9 (1.23%) VSAM
9 9 (1.23%) AS400
9 9 (1.23%) Online Banking
10 7 (0.96%) Data Integration
10 7 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.82%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.82%) EPoS
11 6 (0.82%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 239 (32.74%) UNIX
2 212 (29.04%) Linux
3 102 (13.97%) AIX
4 91 (12.47%) Windows
5 40 (5.48%) Solaris
6 33 (4.52%) zOS
7 23 (3.15%) SUSE
8 22 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (2.47%) HPUX
10 10 (1.37%) VMS
11 9 (1.23%) MVS
12 4 (0.55%) OS/400
12 4 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Debian
14 1 (0.14%) Tru64
14 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.14%) i5/OS
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (10.41%) E-Commerce
2 67 (9.18%) Migration
3 64 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
4 63 (8.63%) ETL
5 60 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (7.95%) Data Modelling
6 58 (7.95%) OO
7 53 (7.26%) Performance Tuning
7 53 (7.26%) Analytics
8 47 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (5.21%) Service Delivery
9 38 (5.21%) ITIL
10 32 (4.38%) Project Management
11 31 (4.25%) Workflow
11 31 (4.25%) UML
12 30 (4.11%) Data Analysis
13 29 (3.97%) Waterfall
14 25 (3.42%) SOA
14 25 (3.42%) Software Engineering
15 24 (3.29%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 285 (39.04%) SQL
2 186 (25.48%) Java
3 82 (11.23%) COBOL
4 77 (10.55%) Perl
5 71 (9.73%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.30%) JCL
7 41 (5.62%) Shell Script
8 33 (4.52%) PL/SQL
9 30 (4.11%) C#
10 25 (3.42%) Python
11 22 (3.01%) C
12 17 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.78%) C++
13 13 (1.78%) XPath
14 11 (1.51%) VBA
14 11 (1.51%) R
15 9 (1.23%) RPG
16 8 (1.10%) PL/1
16 8 (1.10%) REXX
17 7 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (6.30%) Degree
2 40 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.01%) ISEB
5 20 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.10%) IBM Certification
6 8 (1.10%) CISSP
6 8 (1.10%) CISM
7 5 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.41%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.27%) PMP
9 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PhD
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.14%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.52%) QA
2 12 (1.64%) SLA
3 6 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.27%) COBIT
5 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (1.23%) RACF
2 8 (1.10%) SRDF
3 7 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.82%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.41%) vSphere
8 2 (0.27%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.14%) Snort
9 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
9 1 (0.14%) Squid
9 1 (0.14%) qmail
9 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.14%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 38 (5.21%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 9 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (1.10%) Control-M
4 7 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.55%) nmon
5 4 (0.55%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.55%) MAINVIEW
6 3 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.41%) CA Endevor
6 3 (0.41%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.27%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.14%) Nessus
8 1 (0.14%) Foglight
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli NetView
8 1 (0.14%) Legato
8 1 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
8 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
8 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 316 (43.29%) Oracle
2 265 (36.30%) IBM
3 86 (11.78%) Sybase
4 47 (6.44%) Microsoft
5 43 (5.89%) HP
6 37 (5.07%) SAP
7 34 (4.66%) Ab Initio
8 26 (3.56%) EMC
9 24 (3.29%) Tableau
9 24 (3.29%) Teradata
10 23 (3.15%) Red Hat
11 21 (2.88%) Business Objects
11 21 (2.88%) Cisco
12 20 (2.74%) Informatica
13 16 (2.19%) VMware
14 15 (2.05%) Perforce
14 15 (2.05%) Cognos
14 15 (2.05%) CA
14 15 (2.05%) Sun
14 15 (2.05%) Google
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 14 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago