The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 346 278 305
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +27
Contract jobs citing DB2 298 472 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.69% 3.69% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 210 225
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £28.15 £26.75 £107.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.21% -75.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.66 £25.85 £53.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.63 £32.55 £161.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £26.75 £107.25
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -75.05%

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
11098 12804 12253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.44% 23.13% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7354 8542 8101
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 193 190
Median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.37% -15.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.75 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.75 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+47.57% -17.99%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DB2
Daily Rate Trend

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DB2
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

DB2 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

DB2
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
England -80 278 £450 +12.50% 48
London -25 101 £451 +3.14% 16
South East -47 62 £400 -3.03% 12
North West -10 36 £488 +21.87% 6
City of London +6 24 £450 - 6
Yorkshire +30 23 £550 +50.17% 1
West Yorkshire +20 22 £550 +50.17% 1
Scotland -5 17 £310 -31.11% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 17 £425 +30.76% 2
North East -24 17 £375 +15.90%
Hampshire -3 16 £360 -14.28% 1
Tyne and Wear -30 15 £376 +20.64%
Berkshire +3 14 £450 +12.50% 1
Manchester -6 14 £550 +38.10% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 14 £375 +20.56%
Leeds +18 12 £550 +57.14%
East of England +2 12 £513 +28.12% 7
Bracknell +10 11 £450 +9.09%
Milton Keynes +2 11 £425 +22.74% 2
Merseyside 0 11 £375 -6.25% 1
Edinburgh 0 11 - - 3
West Midlands -9 10 £425 -
East Midlands -33 9 £365 -15.11% 4
Liverpool +6 8 £375 -6.25% 1
Cheshire +6 7 £625 +100.00% 3
Canary Wharf +3 7 £550 -8.33%
Kent +9 6 £375 -11.76% 4
Glasgow +6 6 £310 -17.33% 1
South West +4 6 £450 +12.50% 2
Warrington +4 6 £625 - 1

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 with a requirement for DB2.

1 376 (54.26%) SQL
2 359 (51.80%) Oracle
3 247 (35.64%) Linux
4 225 (32.47%) IBM
5 218 (31.46%) Java
6 200 (28.86%) Unix
7 173 (24.96%) Finance
8 162 (23.38%) SQL Server
9 153 (22.08%) Windows
10 147 (21.21%) Mainframe
11 140 (20.20%) WebSphere
12 133 (19.19%) AIX
13 131 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
14 115 (16.59%) XML
15 109 (15.73%) Banking
16 106 (15.30%) HTML
16 106 (15.30%) Relational Database
17 101 (14.57%) Sybase
18 99 (14.29%) Perl
19 92 (13.28%) JavaScript
20 82 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
21 81 (11.69%) Web Services
22 80 (11.54%) CSS
23 75 (10.82%) Spring
24 71 (10.25%) SAP
24 71 (10.25%) OO
24 71 (10.25%) Data Modelling
25 68 (9.81%) JMS
25 68 (9.81%) Solaris
26 66 (9.52%) ITIL

DB2
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:

Application Platforms
1 140 (20.20%) WebSphere
2 57 (8.23%) CICS
3 56 (8.08%) Tomcat
4 51 (7.36%) WebLogic
5 44 (6.35%) JBoss
6 36 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 27 (3.90%) Apache
7 27 (3.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 25 (3.61%) IBM HTTP Server
9 21 (3.03%) IIS
10 18 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (2.45%) MQSeries
12 16 (2.31%) SharePoint
13 13 (1.88%) Commerce Server
14 11 (1.59%) Drupal
15 8 (1.15%) NetWeaver
15 8 (1.15%) SAS
16 7 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (1.01%) Confluence
17 6 (0.87%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.73%) MS Office
3 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.60%) Magento
2 10 (1.44%) Temenos T24
3 9 (1.30%) Fredhopper
4 7 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
5 6 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.72%) JDE World
6 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.43%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.43%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 2 (0.29%) Maximo
9 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.14%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.87%) IaaS
4 5 (0.72%) PaaS
4 5 (0.72%) SaaS
5 3 (0.43%) Bluemix
5 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.62%) SAN
1 32 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 30 (4.33%) Firewall
3 23 (3.32%) DHCP
4 17 (2.45%) HTTP
5 11 (1.59%) Internet
6 10 (1.44%) SSL
7 9 (1.30%) LDAP
8 8 (1.15%) NAS
9 7 (1.01%) FTP
9 7 (1.01%) SNMP
10 6 (0.87%) ATM
10 6 (0.87%) DNS
10 6 (0.87%) LAN
10 6 (0.87%) WAN
11 4 (0.58%) SSH
12 3 (0.43%) SMTP
13 2 (0.29%) BIG-IP
13 2 (0.29%) CTI
13 2 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 106 (15.30%) Relational Database
3 57 (8.23%) RDBMS
4 40 (5.77%) Hadoop
4 40 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 37 (5.34%) Big Data
6 36 (5.19%) MySQL
7 35 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (4.76%) MongoDB
9 29 (4.18%) Oracle Database
10 26 (3.75%) IBM InfoSphere
11 22 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (2.02%) DB2 UDB
14 13 (1.88%) SAP BW
15 12 (1.73%) DataStage
16 11 (1.59%) Ingres
17 9 (1.30%) Sybase ASE
18 8 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
18 8 (1.15%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 66 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.93%) JUnit
3 45 (6.49%) Subversion
4 41 (5.92%) Ant
5 35 (5.05%) Jenkins
6 29 (4.18%) JIRA
7 28 (4.04%) Log4j
8 27 (3.90%) Eclipse
9 26 (3.75%) Maven
10 24 (3.46%) Selenium
11 18 (2.60%) SoapUI
12 14 (2.02%) Gerrit
13 12 (1.73%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.30%) ClearCase
14 9 (1.30%) Grunt
14 9 (1.30%) Toad
14 9 (1.30%) Visual Studio
15 8 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (1.01%) Appium
16 7 (1.01%) Bower
General
1 173 (24.96%) Finance
2 109 (15.73%) Banking
3 30 (4.33%) Back Office
4 22 (3.17%) Retail
5 19 (2.74%) Front Office
6 15 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.44%) Billing
8 9 (1.30%) Law
9 8 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.01%) Automotive
11 6 (0.87%) Marketing
12 5 (0.72%) Legal
12 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.43%) French Language
14 3 (0.43%) Publishing
14 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (25.69%) Developer
2 109 (15.73%) Analyst
3 86 (12.41%) Consultant
4 85 (12.27%) Architect
5 76 (10.97%) Java Developer
6 62 (8.95%) DBA
7 38 (5.48%) Administrator
8 37 (5.34%) DB2 DBA
9 36 (5.19%) Technical Consultant
10 31 (4.47%) Data Analyst
11 29 (4.18%) Infrastructure Architect
12 25 (3.61%) Data Consultant
13 21 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (2.89%) SAP Consultant
15 19 (2.74%) Business Analyst
15 19 (2.74%) Data Quality Consultant
15 19 (2.74%) SQL Analyst
16 18 (2.60%) DB2 Administrator
17 16 (2.31%) Project Manager
18 15 (2.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (16.59%) XML
2 106 (15.30%) HTML
3 81 (11.69%) Web Services
4 80 (11.54%) CSS
5 75 (10.82%) Spring
6 68 (9.81%) JMS
7 61 (8.80%) JSON
8 58 (8.37%) JSP
9 57 (8.23%) Middleware
10 54 (7.79%) J2EE
11 44 (6.35%) SOAP
12 35 (5.05%) jQuery
13 33 (4.76%) REST
14 30 (4.33%) J2SE
15 29 (4.18%) Hibernate
16 28 (4.04%) .NET
16 28 (4.04%) Java EE
17 27 (3.90%) WebSphere MQ
18 22 (3.17%) HTML5
19 20 (2.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 147 (21.21%) Mainframe
2 82 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 31 (4.47%) Data Structures
5 21 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 21 (3.03%) Replication
6 20 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.74%) AS400
8 17 (2.45%) IBM Mainframe
8 17 (2.45%) Mathematics
9 15 (2.16%) Client/Server
9 15 (2.16%) Clustering
10 14 (2.02%) iSeries
10 14 (2.02%) SWIFT
11 13 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.44%) DataPower
12 10 (1.44%) Derivative
12 10 (1.44%) iPad
13 9 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 247 (35.64%) Linux
2 200 (28.86%) Unix
3 153 (22.08%) Windows
4 133 (19.19%) AIX
5 68 (9.81%) Solaris
6 66 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 65 (9.38%) zOS
8 32 (4.62%) HPUX
9 30 (4.33%) Windows Server
10 15 (2.16%) Windows Vista
11 14 (2.02%) SUSE
12 11 (1.59%) MVS
13 9 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.72%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.43%) Android
16 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.29%) OS/400
17 2 (0.29%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (10.25%) Data Modelling
2 71 (10.25%) OO
3 66 (9.52%) ITIL
4 65 (9.38%) Migration
5 59 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 50 (7.22%) TDD
7 49 (7.07%) SDLC
8 44 (6.35%) Scrum
9 43 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (5.48%) Web Development
11 37 (5.34%) Data Analysis
12 35 (5.05%) Data Management
13 33 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
13 33 (4.76%) Software Engineering
14 32 (4.62%) Business Analysis
14 32 (4.62%) DevOps
15 31 (4.47%) Analytics
15 31 (4.47%) CRM
15 31 (4.47%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 376 (54.26%) SQL
2 218 (31.46%) Java
3 99 (14.29%) Perl
4 92 (13.28%) JavaScript
5 66 (9.52%) Python
6 54 (7.79%) Shell Script
7 50 (7.22%) COBOL
8 33 (4.76%) C++
8 33 (4.76%) JCL
9 29 (4.18%) VB
10 26 (3.75%) PHP
11 22 (3.17%) Ruby
12 20 (2.89%) C#
13 18 (2.60%) R
14 16 (2.31%) Scala
15 12 (1.73%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.44%) RPG
18 9 (1.30%) Bash Shell
19 8 (1.15%) REXX
Qualifications
1 63 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 52 (7.50%) Degree
2 52 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (1.73%) AAT
5 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.43%) MBA
7 2 (0.29%) CISSP
7 2 (0.29%) ISEB
7 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.14%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.14%) MCSE
8 1 (0.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.50%) Data Quality
2 22 (3.17%) QA
3 13 (1.88%) SLA
4 8 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.43%) EMIR
7 3 (0.43%) MiFID
7 3 (0.43%) SEPA
8 2 (0.29%) COBIT
8 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.29%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) GCP
9 1 (0.14%) ISO20022
System Software
1 52 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 25 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.59%) Docker
4 9 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
6 6 (0.87%) RACF
7 5 (0.72%) Firmware
7 5 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.43%) vSphere
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.14%) HDFS
10 1 (0.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
10 1 (0.14%) KVM
10 1 (0.14%) SRDF
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 30 (4.33%) Tivoli
2 25 (3.61%) Ansible
3 21 (3.03%) MOM
4 19 (2.74%) HP SiteScope
5 18 (2.60%) Puppet
6 17 (2.45%) CA Endevor
7 14 (2.02%) OMEGAMON
7 14 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.44%) CA Service Virtualization
9 9 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (1.30%) QRadar
10 8 (1.15%) Control-M
11 7 (1.01%) SCCM
12 6 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
12 6 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
14 2 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
14 2 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 359 (51.80%) Oracle
2 225 (32.47%) IBM
3 101 (14.57%) Sybase
4 71 (10.25%) SAP
5 50 (7.22%) CA
6 37 (5.34%) VMware
7 35 (5.05%) Citrix
8 34 (4.91%) Microsoft
9 32 (4.62%) BMC
9 32 (4.62%) HP
10 30 (4.33%) Teradata
11 27 (3.90%) EMC
12 26 (3.75%) Misys
13 22 (3.17%) Netezza
14 18 (2.60%) hybris
14 18 (2.60%) Splunk
15 17 (2.45%) ServiceNow
16 14 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
17 13 (1.88%) TIBCO
18 12 (1.73%) Red Hat
City, London
William Alexander Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 12 month fixed term contract
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Sanderson
Posted: 15 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Sanderson
Posted: 19 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Gibbs S3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago