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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 21 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.76% 8.05% 9.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 36.36% 36.84% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-45.45% -9.09%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
33 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.09% 21.84% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
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 18 April 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 16 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 16 (80.00%) Retail
2 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 15 (75.00%) Manufacturing
2 15 (75.00%) UNIX
3 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 14 (70.00%) WebSphere
4 13 (65.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (65.00%) IBM
5 12 (60.00%) MQSeries
6 10 (50.00%) Oracle
7 9 (45.00%) J2EE
7 9 (45.00%) Java
8 8 (40.00%) Sun
8 8 (40.00%) Internet
9 7 (35.00%) HP
9 7 (35.00%) ITIL
9 7 (35.00%) HTTP
9 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (35.00%) HTML
9 7 (35.00%) Ant
9 7 (35.00%) UML
9 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 7 (35.00%) XML
9 7 (35.00%) Web Development
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (30.00%) Ajax
10 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (65.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (60.00%) MQSeries
4 6 (30.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (30.00%) IIS
4 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Internet
2 7 (35.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Ant
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Log4j
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (80.00%) Retail
2 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 15 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (20.00%) Games
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Service Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Delivery Project Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Services Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Server Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) J2EE
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) XML
3 6 (30.00%) Ajax
4 5 (25.00%) Struts
4 5 (25.00%) XHTML
4 5 (25.00%) JMS
4 5 (25.00%) XSLT
4 5 (25.00%) EJB
4 5 (25.00%) JDBC
4 5 (25.00%) JSP
4 5 (25.00%) Servlets
4 5 (25.00%) JSTL
4 5 (25.00%) XMLBeans
5 1 (5.00%) Flash
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (20.00%) FMCG
3 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) UNIX
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (30.00%) SUSE
4 6 (30.00%) AIX
5 5 (25.00%) HPUX
5 5 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) UML
2 7 (35.00%) Web Development
3 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) OO
4 5 (25.00%) RAD
4 5 (25.00%) Content Management
5 4 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) B2B
7 1 (5.00%) System Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Perl
4 5 (25.00%) XPath
4 5 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) IBM
2 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) Sun
4 7 (35.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (30.00%) Dell
6 5 (25.00%) Interwoven
6 5 (25.00%) ATG
6 5 (25.00%) Elastic Path
6 5 (25.00%) Blue Martini