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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 18 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing DB2 16 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.51% 9.29% 2.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 28.57% 35.14% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £26.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -47.00%
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
56 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.79% 26.43% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 16
Median daily rate £340 £363 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

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 1 October 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) SQL
1 20 (95.24%) Unix
2 19 (90.48%) Git (software)
3 18 (85.71%) E-Commerce
4 17 (80.95%) IBM
4 17 (80.95%) Java
4 17 (80.95%) Magento
5 16 (76.19%) Subversion
6 14 (66.67%) hybris
7 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
7 12 (57.14%) HTML
7 12 (57.14%) PHP
7 12 (57.14%) Ant
7 12 (57.14%) Linux
7 12 (57.14%) XML
8 10 (47.62%) MySQL
8 10 (47.62%) Oracle
9 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
9 9 (42.86%) AIX
9 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (42.86%) Retail
9 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (42.86%) Firewall
9 9 (42.86%) Python
9 9 (42.86%) Puppet
9 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (42.86%) Drupal
9 9 (42.86%) Ruby
9 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (42.86%) Ansible

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 9 (42.86%) Drupal
1 9 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
3 3 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (14.29%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) MySQL
2 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (23.81%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (14.29%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Git (software)
2 16 (76.19%) Subversion
3 12 (57.14%) Ant
4 8 (38.10%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) WebDriver
5 7 (33.33%) Appium
6 5 (23.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (23.81%) JIRA
7 4 (19.05%) SoapUI
8 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 3 (14.29%) JUnit
8 3 (14.29%) Log4j
8 3 (14.29%) Mockito
8 3 (14.29%) PHPUnit
8 3 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Protractor
General
1 9 (42.86%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Architect
1 9 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
1 9 (42.86%) Unix Architect
2 8 (38.10%) Automation Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Selenium Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Tester
3 5 (23.81%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (19.05%) Developer
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) HTML
1 12 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (38.10%) J2EE
3 7 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) Gherkin
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
5 4 (19.05%) JSON
5 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
6 3 (14.29%) Behat
6 3 (14.29%) EJB
6 3 (14.29%) JDBC
6 3 (14.29%) JMS
6 3 (14.29%) JSP
6 3 (14.29%) JSTL
6 3 (14.29%) Servlets
6 3 (14.29%) Struts
6 3 (14.29%) XHTML
6 3 (14.29%) XSD
6 3 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) RIA
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Unix
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) AIX
3 9 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) HPUX
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 9 (42.86%) Software Delivery
2 9 (42.86%) Translating Business Requirements
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Coaching
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (38.10%) Document Management
3 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
3 8 (38.10%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) System Testing
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) RAD
5 3 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (14.29%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) PHP
4 9 (42.86%) Python
4 9 (42.86%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Ansible
1 9 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) IBM
2 14 (66.67%) hybris
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) ATG
4 3 (14.29%) Blue Martini
4 3 (14.29%) Elastic Path
4 3 (14.29%) Interwoven