The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 19 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.98% 11.76% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.33% 48.00% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -26.58%

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
12 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 11.76% 24.51% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 15
Median daily rate £513 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £390 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+41.50% -17.18%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017, 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 across the Watford region with a requirement for DB2.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
1 16 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
1 16 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (81.25%) Magento
2 13 (81.25%) hybris
3 11 (68.75%) Subversion
3 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 11 (68.75%) Ant
4 8 (50.00%) J2EE
4 8 (50.00%) MySQL
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) PHP
4 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 8 (50.00%) Python
4 8 (50.00%) AIX
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) XML
4 8 (50.00%) Ruby
4 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (50.00%) Drupal
4 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Puppet
4 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 8 (50.00%) Drupal
1 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) MQSeries
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MySQL
1 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (31.25%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (18.75%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (68.75%) Ant
2 11 (68.75%) Subversion
3 5 (31.25%) Appium
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 5 (31.25%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 5 (31.25%) SoapUI
3 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
4 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) Log4j
4 3 (18.75%) Mockito
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 8 (50.00%) Unix Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Java Automation Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Web Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) J2EE
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
1 8 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
3 3 (18.75%) Ajax
3 3 (18.75%) EJB
3 3 (18.75%) JDBC
3 3 (18.75%) JMS
3 3 (18.75%) JSON
3 3 (18.75%) JSP
3 3 (18.75%) JSTL
3 3 (18.75%) REST
3 3 (18.75%) Servlets
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) Struts
3 3 (18.75%) XHTML
3 3 (18.75%) XSD
3 3 (18.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (68.75%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) AIX
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (18.75%) HPUX
4 3 (18.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 8 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Document Management
3 5 (31.25%) System Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) RAD
4 3 (18.75%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) PHP
2 8 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Ansible
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 13 (81.25%) hybris
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) ATG
4 3 (18.75%) Blue Martini
4 3 (18.75%) Elastic Path
4 3 (18.75%) Interwoven