The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 UDB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 UDB over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2 Universal Database (DB2 UDB)
UK
Rank 582 615 604
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Contract jobs citing DB2 UDB 14 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.018% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.078% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 9
Median daily rate £413 £375 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10119 11469 11494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.32% 22.42% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6846 7708 7431
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 209 158
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

DB2 UDB
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DB2 UDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DB2 UDB
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 UDB within the UK.

DB2 UDB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DB2 UDB
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 UDB within the UK.

DB2 UDB Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DB2 UDB
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 UDB within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 13 - - 1
Yorkshire - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
East Midlands +9 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Nottingham - 4 - -
South East +17 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Bradford - 2 - -
London +3 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £413 -
Belfast - 1 £413 -
County Antrim - 1 £413 -

DB2 UDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 UDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DB2 UDB.

1 22 (100.00%) DB2
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) Web Services
4 11 (50.00%) XML
5 10 (45.45%) Eclipse
5 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 10 (45.45%) Subversion
5 10 (45.45%) Spring
5 10 (45.45%) Maven
5 10 (45.45%) Apache Flex
5 10 (45.45%) jQuery
5 10 (45.45%) Performance Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Struts2
5 10 (45.45%) Open Source
5 10 (45.45%) XSLT
5 10 (45.45%) CSS
5 10 (45.45%) JSP
5 10 (45.45%) SOAP
5 10 (45.45%) Struts
5 10 (45.45%) J2EE
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (45.45%) Ant
5 10 (45.45%) XHTML
5 10 (45.45%) UDDI
5 10 (45.45%) WSDL
5 10 (45.45%) XML Schema
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) Linux

DB2 UDB
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) DB2
2 5 (22.73%) OLTP
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Ant
1 10 (45.45%) Eclipse
1 10 (45.45%) Maven
1 10 (45.45%) Subversion
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) DB2 DBA
2 10 (45.45%) DBA
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Administrator
3 7 (31.82%) DB2 Administrator
4 5 (22.73%) Applications Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Web Services
2 11 (50.00%) XML
3 10 (45.45%) Apache Flex
3 10 (45.45%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
3 10 (45.45%) J2EE
3 10 (45.45%) jQuery
3 10 (45.45%) JSP
3 10 (45.45%) SOAP
3 10 (45.45%) Spring
3 10 (45.45%) Struts
3 10 (45.45%) Struts2
3 10 (45.45%) UDDI
3 10 (45.45%) WSDL
3 10 (45.45%) XHTML
3 10 (45.45%) XML Schema
3 10 (45.45%) XSLT
4 2 (9.09%) JMS
4 2 (9.09%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) HACMP
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Open Source
1 10 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) ETL
3 6 (27.27%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.55%) Metaprogramming
5 1 (4.55%) Parallel Processing
5 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) AWK
4 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) Korn
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) IBM
1 5 (22.73%) NetApp
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle