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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2 Universal Database (DB2 UDB)
Rank 634 641 638
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing DB2 UDB 5 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.027% 0.007%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.041% 0.12% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £225 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £356 -
% change year-on-year
-36.84% -
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
12090 13639 12479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.68% 23.39% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8013 8934 7694
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 213 208
Median hourly rate £28.18 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £53.19 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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 8 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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
South East -1 2 £225 -36.84%
England -12 2 £225 -41.93%
Milton Keynes +9 1 £225 -41.93%
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £225 -36.84%
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

DB2 UDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) DB2
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Remediation Plan
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Law
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) zOS
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Pega
4 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
4 2 (28.57%) Replication
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DB2 DBA
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
2 4 (57.14%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) DB2 Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Database Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Unix DBA
3 3 (42.86%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
5 1 (14.29%) DB2 Consultant
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) zOS
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (42.86%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Pega
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) SAP