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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 142 166 182
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +16
Contract jobs citing DB2 21 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.67% 0.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.63% 2.62% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 13
Median daily rate £450 £519 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £343 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
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
800 1487 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 24.07% 25.60% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 1182 1073
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £17.88 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.30 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £102.00 £58.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 17 (40.48%) Oracle
3 16 (38.10%) IBM
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
4 15 (35.71%) Linux
5 14 (33.33%) Sybase
6 13 (30.95%) Java
6 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.95%) SDLC
7 12 (28.57%) Unix
8 11 (26.19%) Python
9 9 (21.43%) ITIL
9 9 (21.43%) C++
10 8 (19.05%) XML
10 8 (19.05%) Windows
10 8 (19.05%) iSeries
11 7 (16.67%) Banking
11 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (16.67%) SAN
11 7 (16.67%) Change Management
12 6 (14.29%) Middleware
12 6 (14.29%) J2EE
12 6 (14.29%) C
12 6 (14.29%) Perl
12 6 (14.29%) AIX
12 6 (14.29%) JMS
12 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
12 6 (14.29%) Netezza

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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.90%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) Mule
4 2 (4.76%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (11.90%) SSL
3 4 (9.52%) DNS
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) SNMP
5 2 (4.76%) DHCP
5 2 (4.76%) HTTP
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
6 1 (2.38%) DMZ
6 1 (2.38%) FCoE
6 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.38%) IPsec
6 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.38%) LAN
6 1 (2.38%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) Multicast
6 1 (2.38%) NAS
6 1 (2.38%) SSH
6 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (9.52%) Apache Hive
3 4 (9.52%) Big Data
3 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.76%) OLAP
5 2 (4.76%) OLTP
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.38%) DataStage
6 1 (2.38%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.38%) MySQL
6 1 (2.38%) QlikView
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) Sqoop
6 1 (2.38%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.52%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) JUnit
3 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.38%) Ant
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Maven
4 1 (2.38%) PowerDesigner
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) J2EE
2 6 (14.29%) JMS
2 6 (14.29%) Middleware
2 6 (14.29%) Spring
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
4 4 (9.52%) .NET
4 4 (9.52%) Ajax
4 4 (9.52%) CSS
4 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 4 (9.52%) HTML
4 4 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (7.14%) JSON
5 3 (7.14%) JSP
5 3 (7.14%) JSTL
5 3 (7.14%) Servlets
5 3 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 3 (7.14%) Struts
5 3 (7.14%) XSD
5 3 (7.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) iSeries
2 4 (9.52%) AS400
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Fintech
3 2 (4.76%) Wiki
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Unix
3 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 6 (14.29%) AIX
4 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.76%) Solaris
7 2 (4.76%) SUSE
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (30.95%) SDLC
2 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) Change Management
4 6 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) Analytics
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.90%) Data Transformation
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.52%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
6 4 (9.52%) Validation
7 3 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.14%) Secure Coding
7 3 (7.14%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) Java
3 11 (26.19%) Python
4 9 (21.43%) C++
5 6 (14.29%) C
5 6 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.14%) Apex Code
7 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.14%) C#
7 3 (7.14%) Korn
7 3 (7.14%) R
7 3 (7.14%) SOQL
8 2 (4.76%) COBOL
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) RPG IV
8 2 (4.76%) VBScript
9 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (2.38%) HDFS
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) KVM
4 1 (2.38%) NFS
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.38%) SRDF
4 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Ansible
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle
2 16 (38.10%) IBM
3 14 (33.33%) Sybase
4 6 (14.29%) Netezza
5 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.52%) Teradata
6 4 (9.52%) VMware
7 3 (7.14%) Canoo
7 3 (7.14%) jBASE
7 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (7.14%) SAP
7 3 (7.14%) Temenos
8 2 (4.76%) Google
8 2 (4.76%) IFS
9 1 (2.38%) Alteryx
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) F5
9 1 (2.38%) Hortonworks
9 1 (2.38%) Tableau
9 1 (2.38%) WorldPay