The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 for the Watford region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 20 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.61% 2.27% 25.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 22.22% 9.52% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
27 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 25.23% 23.86% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 13
Average daily rate £288 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.47% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £188 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £475 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.31%
DB2
Hertfordshire

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 28 July 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 20 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 20 (100.00%) Retail
2 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 18 (90.00%) Manufacturing
2 18 (90.00%) IBM
2 18 (90.00%) UNIX
3 17 (85.00%) MQSeries
3 17 (85.00%) WebSphere
4 13 (65.00%) HP
4 13 (65.00%) XML
4 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (60.00%) Java
5 12 (60.00%) SQL
5 12 (60.00%) J2EE
6 11 (55.00%) Linux
7 10 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (45.00%) Oracle
9 8 (40.00%) Web Development
10 7 (35.00%) Degree
10 7 (35.00%) System Testing
10 7 (35.00%) DbVisualizer
10 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
10 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (35.00%) Windows
10 7 (35.00%) ISEB
10 7 (35.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
10 7 (35.00%) HTTP
10 7 (35.00%) ITIL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (85.00%) MQSeries
1 17 (85.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (30.00%) IIS
3 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 6 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) DbVisualizer
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (20.00%) Log4j
3 4 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (20.00%) Ant
3 4 (20.00%) JUnit
3 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (100.00%) Retail
2 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 18 (90.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Tester
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Service Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Services Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) HTML
1 13 (65.00%) XML
2 12 (60.00%) J2EE
3 7 (35.00%) Flash
4 6 (30.00%) Ajax
5 4 (20.00%) Struts
5 4 (20.00%) JSTL
5 4 (20.00%) XHTML
5 4 (20.00%) JMS
5 4 (20.00%) XMLBeans
5 4 (20.00%) XSLT
5 4 (20.00%) EJB
5 4 (20.00%) JDBC
5 4 (20.00%) JSP
5 4 (20.00%) Servlets
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (10.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) UNIX
2 11 (55.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) AIX
4 6 (30.00%) SUSE
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (20.00%) HPUX
5 4 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (40.00%) Web Development
3 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) System Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Content Management
5 4 (20.00%) UML
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) RAD
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) B2B
6 2 (10.00%) Logistics
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) XPath
3 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
1 7 (35.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) IBM
2 13 (65.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
4 6 (30.00%) Dell
4 6 (30.00%) Sun
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (20.00%) ATG
5 4 (20.00%) Blue Martini
5 4 (20.00%) Elastic Path
5 4 (20.00%) Interwoven