The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 131 157 182
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +25
Contract jobs citing DB2 26 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.73% 0.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.21% 2.85% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 14
Median daily rate £475 £500 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -
DB2
London

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 City of London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
811 1402 1381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.21% 25.58% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 1123 1047
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.77% +63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the City of London region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the City of London region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for DB2.

1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) Linux
3 16 (42.11%) IBM
3 16 (42.11%) Finance
4 15 (39.47%) Sybase
4 15 (39.47%) Unix
5 13 (34.21%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) SDLC
6 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) Python
6 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (23.68%) ITIL
7 9 (23.68%) C++
8 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.05%) XML
8 8 (21.05%) iSeries
9 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) AIX
9 7 (18.42%) Middleware
9 7 (18.42%) Change Management
10 6 (15.79%) Banking
10 6 (15.79%) J2EE
10 6 (15.79%) C
10 6 (15.79%) Perl
10 6 (15.79%) SAN
10 6 (15.79%) Netezza
10 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
10 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
10 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (5.26%) Confluence
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.63%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) SAN
2 5 (13.16%) SSL
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) DMZ
5 1 (2.63%) HTTP
5 1 (2.63%) IPsec
5 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.63%) LDAP
5 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Hive
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data
5 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.63%) DataStage
7 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (2.63%) MySQL
7 1 (2.63%) OLAP
7 1 (2.63%) OLTP
7 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
7 1 (2.63%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Ant
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
1 1 (2.63%) PowerDesigner
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Developer
2 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Implementation Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) XML
2 7 (18.42%) Middleware
3 6 (15.79%) J2EE
4 5 (13.16%) JSON
4 5 (13.16%) Spring
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
6 3 (7.89%) Ajax
6 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.89%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (7.89%) JMS
6 3 (7.89%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) CGI
7 2 (5.26%) GWT
7 2 (5.26%) HTML
7 2 (5.26%) Java EE
7 2 (5.26%) jQuery
7 2 (5.26%) SAX
7 2 (5.26%) Web Services
7 2 (5.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) iSeries
2 4 (10.53%) AS400
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.26%) Fintech
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Wiki
4 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.63%) Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Equities
4 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) Unix
3 7 (18.42%) AIX
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (5.26%) SUSE
8 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.63%) Solaris
8 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) SDLC
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) ITIL
4 7 (18.42%) Change Management
5 5 (13.16%) Analytics
5 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.16%) Data Transformation
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (10.53%) Validation
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Management
7 3 (7.89%) ETL
7 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.89%) Network Design
7 3 (7.89%) Secure Coding
7 3 (7.89%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) Python
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) C
4 6 (15.79%) Perl
5 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.89%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) Korn
7 3 (7.89%) R
8 2 (5.26%) COBOL
8 2 (5.26%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) RPG IV
8 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.26%) VBScript
9 1 (2.63%) RPG
9 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
1 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) Control-M
2 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) IBM
3 15 (39.47%) Sybase
4 6 (15.79%) Netezza
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) Teradata
7 3 (7.89%) SAP
7 3 (7.89%) VMware
8 2 (5.26%) Google
8 2 (5.26%) IFS
8 2 (5.26%) Informatica
9 1 (2.63%) Alteryx
9 1 (2.63%) F5
9 1 (2.63%) Fiserv
9 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.63%) Snowplow
9 1 (2.63%) Sun
9 1 (2.63%) Tableau
9 1 (2.63%) WorldPay