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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 18 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 7.52% 8.70% 7.87%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 23.81% 36.36% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£265 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -41.81%
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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
42 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 31.58% 23.91% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 8
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) Retail
3 5 (45.45%) Subversion
3 5 (45.45%) Maximo
3 5 (45.45%) PDA
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
3 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (36.36%) Coaching
4 4 (36.36%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) PHPUnit
4 4 (36.36%) Magento
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
4 4 (36.36%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Document Management
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Maximo
2 4 (36.36%) Magento
3 1 (9.09%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
2 4 (36.36%) PHPUnit
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) Log4j
General
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Automation Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Maximo Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) RESTful
2 4 (36.36%) Flash
3 2 (18.18%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) JSTL
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
4 1 (9.09%) JMS
4 1 (9.09%) XMLBeans
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) EJB
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) JDBC
4 1 (9.09%) JSP
4 1 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) PDA
1 5 (45.45%) Mobile App
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) HPUX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Web Application Development
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Document Management
3 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) System Testing
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) RAD
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) XPath
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Interwoven
1 1 (9.09%) ATG
1 1 (9.09%) Blue Martini
1 1 (9.09%) Elastic Path