The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 20 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.48% 2.41% 18.67%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 18.18% 9.52% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
DB2
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.63% 25.30% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 12
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Watford region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Watford

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 12 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (91.67%) WebSphere
2 11 (91.67%) MQSeries
2 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Manufacturing
2 11 (91.67%) UNIX
3 10 (83.33%) XML
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (75.00%) Java
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) J2EE
5 8 (66.67%) HP
6 6 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
6 6 (50.00%) Flash
6 6 (50.00%) ISEB
6 6 (50.00%) Degree
6 6 (50.00%) System Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
6 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (41.67%) Linux
8 4 (33.33%) Internet
8 4 (33.33%) Ajax
9 3 (25.00%) Blue Martini

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 11 (91.67%) WebSphere
1 11 (91.67%) MQSeries
2 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (16.67%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) Log4j
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (25.00%) Ant
2 3 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 12 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) XML
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) J2EE
3 6 (50.00%) Flash
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) XMLBeans
5 3 (25.00%) JSTL
5 3 (25.00%) XHTML
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
5 3 (25.00%) Struts
5 3 (25.00%) JDBC
5 3 (25.00%) JSP
5 3 (25.00%) Servlets
5 3 (25.00%) EJB
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) JSON
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) HPUX
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) SUSE
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (50.00%) System Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) RAD
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) XPath
3 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) IBM
2 8 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Blue Martini
3 3 (25.00%) Elastic Path
3 3 (25.00%) Interwoven
3 3 (25.00%) ATG
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Sun