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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
UK
Rank 317 330 279
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -51
Contract jobs citing DB2 309 342 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.66% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.09% 2.94% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 166 200
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 £325 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £47.00 £28.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -29.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+67.85% -29.11%

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
10013 11648 11641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.36% 22.42% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6804 7839 7481
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +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 131 200 165
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £60.62 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 26 February 2017.

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
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 26 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 +10 289 £450 +12.50% 49
London +48 117 £525 +12.90% 17
South East -5 64 £450 +2.85% 8
North West +3 29 £418 -1.76% 4
Berkshire +29 23 £450 +21.62% 4
East Midlands +2 18 £420 +8.38% 8
City of London +7 17 £550 +4.76% 2
East of England -18 16 £330 -12.00% 1
Scotland +23 13 £450 +20.00% 3
Essex +1 13 £315 -10.00%
North East 0 13 £350 +7.69%
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 13 £350 +7.69%
Tyne and Wear -8 13 £350 +7.69%
Lancashire - 13 £410 - 1
West Midlands +11 12 £400 +6.66% 5
Glasgow +4 12 £475 +26.66% 2
Hampshire -7 12 £413 -17.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 11 £313 -16.66%
Reading +29 10 £700 +166.66% 1
Yorkshire +23 10 £550 +60.00% 4
Manchester -2 10 £450 +12.64% 1
Surrey -4 10 £483 +13.52% 1
Northamptonshire -4 9 £420 +10.16%
Northampton 0 8 £425 -20.93%
Nottingham +12 7 £450 - 2
Nottinghamshire +6 7 £450 - 4
Blackburn - 7 £375 -
Bracknell - 7 £450 - 2
West Yorkshire +17 6 £550 +60.00% 1
Birmingham +3 6 £413 +17.85% 2

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 343 (55.86%) SQL
2 246 (40.07%) Oracle
3 205 (33.39%) Java
4 179 (29.15%) Linux
5 177 (28.83%) IBM
6 170 (27.69%) Unix
6 170 (27.69%) Finance
7 162 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
8 144 (23.45%) XML
9 139 (22.64%) Banking
10 137 (22.31%) SQL Server
11 134 (21.82%) Relational Database
12 115 (18.73%) Windows
13 104 (16.94%) WebSphere
14 93 (15.15%) AIX
15 91 (14.82%) Mainframe
16 90 (14.66%) Data Modelling
17 89 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
18 86 (14.01%) Web Services
19 81 (13.19%) JavaScript
20 77 (12.54%) SOAP
21 76 (12.38%) Spring
21 76 (12.38%) JSON
22 73 (11.89%) Sybase
23 72 (11.73%) OO
24 71 (11.56%) HTML
25 68 (11.07%) Git (software)
26 66 (10.75%) J2EE
26 66 (10.75%) SAP
27 62 (10.10%) Shell Script

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
1 104 (16.94%) WebSphere
2 39 (6.35%) CICS
3 37 (6.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 35 (5.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 26 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 22 (3.58%) JBoss
7 20 (3.26%) Tomcat
8 19 (3.09%) MQSeries
9 15 (2.44%) Apache
10 13 (2.12%) Apache Spark
10 13 (2.12%) SharePoint
11 11 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
11 11 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
12 10 (1.63%) NetWeaver
13 8 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (1.30%) IIS
14 7 (1.14%) Commerce Server
14 7 (1.14%) SAS
15 6 (0.98%) Confluence
15 6 (0.98%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 26 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.47%) MS Office
4 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.49%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.30%) Magento
1 8 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.14%) Temenos T24
3 6 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.81%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.81%) Fredhopper
4 5 (0.81%) JDE World
4 5 (0.81%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.49%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.33%) Loan IQ
7 2 (0.33%) Maximo
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.09%) IaaS
2 17 (2.77%) PaaS
2 17 (2.77%) SaaS
3 10 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.49%) Bluemix
6 3 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.33%) GitHub
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.58%) LDAP
2 21 (3.42%) Firewall
3 15 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 13 (2.12%) SAN
5 12 (1.95%) HTTP
5 12 (1.95%) SMTP
6 10 (1.63%) Internet
7 9 (1.47%) SSL
8 7 (1.14%) DNS
9 5 (0.81%) ATM
9 5 (0.81%) FTP
9 5 (0.81%) WAN
10 4 (0.65%) LAN
10 4 (0.65%) Network Security
10 4 (0.65%) SNMP
10 4 (0.65%) SSH
11 3 (0.49%) NAS
12 2 (0.33%) AMQP
12 2 (0.33%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (22.31%) SQL Server
2 134 (21.82%) Relational Database
3 53 (8.63%) NoSQL
3 53 (8.63%) RDBMS
4 47 (7.65%) MongoDB
5 43 (7.00%) Big Data
6 42 (6.84%) Hadoop
7 39 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (5.54%) Oracle Database
9 27 (4.40%) IBM InfoSphere
10 22 (3.58%) DB2 UDB
10 22 (3.58%) MySQL
11 20 (3.26%) DataStage
12 19 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (2.93%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (2.44%) Apache Hive
14 15 (2.44%) HBase
15 13 (2.12%) Sqoop
16 12 (1.95%) Impala
16 12 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 68 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.96%) Maven
3 51 (8.31%) Jenkins
4 50 (8.14%) Ant
5 42 (6.84%) JUnit
5 42 (6.84%) Subversion
6 34 (5.54%) Gradle
7 31 (5.05%) Selenium
8 27 (4.40%) Cucumber
9 26 (4.23%) Hudson
10 25 (4.07%) Eclipse
11 22 (3.58%) JBehave
12 21 (3.42%) Concordion
13 17 (2.77%) JIRA
14 12 (1.95%) ERwin
14 12 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.63%) Log4j
15 10 (1.63%) Talend Open Studio
16 9 (1.47%) TeamCity
17 7 (1.14%) PowerDesigner
General
1 170 (27.69%) Finance
2 139 (22.64%) Banking
3 31 (5.05%) Retail
4 21 (3.42%) Front Office
4 21 (3.42%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.61%) Back Office
6 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.63%) Billing
8 8 (1.30%) Legal
9 7 (1.14%) Automotive
9 7 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.98%) Law
11 5 (0.81%) Marketing
12 4 (0.65%) Electronics
13 2 (0.33%) French Language
13 2 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.33%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 189 (30.78%) Developer
2 103 (16.78%) Analyst
3 91 (14.82%) Java Developer
4 73 (11.89%) Consultant
5 71 (11.56%) Architect
6 51 (8.31%) DBA
7 41 (6.68%) Data Analyst
8 28 (4.56%) Administrator
8 28 (4.56%) DB2 DBA
9 23 (3.75%) Data Consultant
9 23 (3.75%) SQL Analyst
9 23 (3.75%) Technical Consultant
10 21 (3.42%) Business Analyst
10 21 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 20 (3.26%) SAP Consultant
12 19 (3.09%) Data Quality Consultant
13 18 (2.93%) Data Architect
14 16 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer
15 15 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
16 14 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (23.45%) XML
2 86 (14.01%) Web Services
3 77 (12.54%) SOAP
4 76 (12.38%) JSON
4 76 (12.38%) Spring
5 71 (11.56%) HTML
6 66 (10.75%) J2EE
7 61 (9.93%) Middleware
8 51 (8.31%) JMS
9 50 (8.14%) CSS
10 39 (6.35%) JSP
11 34 (5.54%) REST
12 31 (5.05%) jQuery
13 30 (4.89%) Hibernate
14 21 (3.42%) .NET
15 19 (3.09%) J2SE
15 19 (3.09%) Struts
15 19 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
16 18 (2.93%) WSDL
17 17 (2.77%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 91 (14.82%) Mainframe
2 89 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.21%) AS400
3 32 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.40%) Data Structures
5 25 (4.07%) Derivative
6 21 (3.42%) SWIFT
7 20 (3.26%) iSeries
8 15 (2.44%) Client/Server
9 13 (2.12%) OTC Derivatives
10 12 (1.95%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.95%) Replication
11 11 (1.79%) Clustering
12 10 (1.63%) iPad
13 9 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
13 9 (1.47%) VSAM
14 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.30%) Fat Client
14 8 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 179 (29.15%) Linux
2 170 (27.69%) Unix
3 115 (18.73%) Windows
4 93 (15.15%) AIX
5 37 (6.03%) zOS
6 34 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (3.91%) Solaris
8 14 (2.28%) MVS
8 14 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (1.63%) Windows Vista
10 9 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (1.47%) Windows Server
11 8 (1.30%) HPUX
11 8 (1.30%) SUSE
12 6 (0.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.98%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.49%) CentOS
15 2 (0.33%) VME
15 2 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (14.66%) Data Modelling
3 72 (11.73%) OO
4 57 (9.28%) Scrum
5 56 (9.12%) ETL
5 56 (9.12%) Microservices
6 54 (8.79%) Migration
7 53 (8.63%) ITIL
8 52 (8.47%) TDD
9 49 (7.98%) Data Management
10 48 (7.82%) DevOps
11 44 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (6.84%) E-Commerce
13 40 (6.51%) SOA
14 39 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
15 38 (6.19%) Change Management
15 38 (6.19%) SDLC
15 38 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (5.86%) Data Analysis
17 34 (5.54%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 343 (55.86%) SQL
2 205 (33.39%) Java
3 81 (13.19%) JavaScript
4 62 (10.10%) Shell Script
5 54 (8.79%) Perl
5 54 (8.79%) Python
6 37 (6.03%) COBOL
7 30 (4.89%) JCL
8 29 (4.72%) C++
9 26 (4.23%) C#
10 24 (3.91%) Scala
11 18 (2.93%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.93%) R
11 18 (2.93%) RPG
12 13 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.95%) Korn
14 11 (1.79%) C
15 10 (1.63%) RPG IV
15 10 (1.63%) VB
16 8 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (7.49%) Degree
2 30 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 24 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.65%) CISSP
6 3 (0.49%) IBM Certification
6 3 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.33%) ISEB
7 2 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MCSE
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (9.12%) Data Quality
2 28 (4.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 28 (4.56%) MiFID
3 27 (4.40%) EMIR
4 20 (3.26%) QA
5 10 (1.63%) SLA
6 9 (1.47%) ISO20022
7 7 (1.14%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.98%) GDPR
9 3 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.33%) Basel II
10 2 (0.33%) COBIT
10 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.33%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.16%) GCP
11 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 27 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.58%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.42%) Docker
4 13 (2.12%) HDFS
5 10 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.30%) XenApp
7 8 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.14%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (0.81%) vSphere
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.33%) RACF
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 21 (3.42%) Puppet
2 17 (2.77%) Ansible
2 17 (2.77%) Tivoli
3 14 (2.28%) CA Endevor
4 13 (2.12%) OMEGAMON
4 13 (2.12%) Oozie
5 12 (1.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 11 (1.79%) QRadar
7 10 (1.63%) CA Service Virtualization
8 8 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (1.14%) ZABBIX
10 6 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.98%) SCCM
11 3 (0.49%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (0.49%) MOM
11 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.33%) Control-M
12 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 246 (40.07%) Oracle
2 177 (28.83%) IBM
3 73 (11.89%) Sybase
4 66 (10.75%) SAP
5 47 (7.65%) Microsoft
6 41 (6.68%) VMware
7 39 (6.35%) Teradata
8 31 (5.05%) Perforce
9 26 (4.23%) CA
10 24 (3.91%) Netezza
11 23 (3.75%) Red Hat
12 20 (3.26%) HP
13 18 (2.93%) Informatica
13 18 (2.93%) TIBCO
14 17 (2.77%) Ab Initio
15 16 (2.61%) Citrix
16 14 (2.28%) Splunk
17 13 (2.12%) BMC
17 13 (2.12%) Cognos
17 13 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
London
I3
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago