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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 13 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing DB2 17 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.97% 6.67% 2.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 37.78% 31.58% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
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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
45 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 29.03% 21.11% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 11
Average daily rate £388 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-16.84% +20.00%

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 29 May 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 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) XML
3 14 (66.67%) UNIX
3 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) Retail
4 11 (52.38%) Subversion
5 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
5 10 (47.62%) J2EE
6 9 (42.86%) Java
6 9 (42.86%) Flash
6 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
6 9 (42.86%) System Testing
6 9 (42.86%) DbVisualizer
6 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (33.33%) Coaching
7 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 7 (33.33%) RESTful
7 7 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 7 (33.33%) QA
7 7 (33.33%) Selenium
7 7 (33.33%) Document Management
7 7 (33.33%) IBM
7 7 (33.33%) TDD
7 7 (33.33%) .NET
8 6 (28.57%) Internet

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (47.62%) WebSphere
2 6 (28.57%) MQSeries
3 5 (23.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Maximo
2 4 (19.05%) Tridion
2 4 (19.05%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) DbVisualizer
2 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Subversion
2 7 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 7 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (19.05%) Ant
3 4 (19.05%) JUnit
3 4 (19.05%) Log4j
3 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
3 4 (19.05%) PHPUnit
4 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (52.38%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 7 (33.33%) Tester
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Maximo Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
1 15 (71.43%) XML
2 10 (47.62%) J2EE
3 9 (42.86%) Flash
4 7 (33.33%) RESTful
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) Ajax
6 4 (19.05%) XSLT
6 4 (19.05%) Struts
6 4 (19.05%) JDBC
6 4 (19.05%) JSP
6 4 (19.05%) Servlets
6 4 (19.05%) EJB
6 4 (19.05%) XHTML
6 4 (19.05%) JMS
6 4 (19.05%) JSTL
6 4 (19.05%) XMLBeans
7 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
8 2 (9.52%) CSS
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) PDA
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (19.05%) Web 2.0
4 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 2 (9.52%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) UNIX
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) HPUX
3 4 (19.05%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 9 (42.86%) System Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Coaching
3 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) Document Management
3 7 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
4 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) UML
5 4 (19.05%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) RAD
5 4 (19.05%) Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) B2B
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) PHP
4 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 4 (19.05%) XPath
5 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) ATG
2 4 (19.05%) Interwoven
2 4 (19.05%) Elastic Path
2 4 (19.05%) Blue Martini
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Cognos