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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
UK
Rank 307 305 316
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing DB2 323 358 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.24% 3.13% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 166 167
Median daily rate £459 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.68% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £28.15 £29.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -26.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -26.58%

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
9962 11452 10943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 22.95% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6660 7668 7164
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 £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 217 159
Median hourly rate £35.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.76 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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 +9 303 £475 +18.75% 40
London +27 108 £525 +21.73% 15
South East +4 83 £450 +7.46% 9
North West +10 32 £525 +33.75% 3
Yorkshire +34 24 £550 +57.14%
Berkshire +18 24 £450 +25.00% 3
West Yorkshire +34 21 £550 +57.14%
Hampshire +11 21 £450 -10.00% 1
City of London -2 18 £450 -12.19% 3
Tyne and Wear -11 16 £381 +17.76%
North East -14 16 £381 +17.30%
East Midlands -10 15 £388 -8.82% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 15 £350 +8.10%
Manchester +3 14 £550 +44.92%
Scotland +17 13 £475 +18.75% 1
Leeds +13 12 £550 +57.14%
Buckinghamshire -16 12 £313 -16.66%
Bracknell +11 11 £450 +12.50% 1
Surrey +5 10 £483 +13.52%
West Midlands 0 10 £500 - 5
Lancashire - 9 £525 - 3
Canary Wharf +4 8 £550 +50.68%
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £450 +5.88% 3
Milton Keynes -3 8 £313 -19.35%
Nottingham -3 8 £450 +5.88% 3
Glasgow +9 7 £475 +26.66% 1
Reading +8 7 £700 +115.38% 1
Kent +2 7 £375 -11.76% 4
Northamptonshire -14 7 £375 - 2
Winchester - 7 £518 - 1

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 358 (54.82%) SQL
2 291 (44.56%) Oracle
3 218 (33.38%) Linux
4 198 (30.32%) IBM
5 194 (29.71%) Java
6 184 (28.18%) Unix
7 166 (25.42%) Finance
8 152 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
9 142 (21.75%) SQL Server
10 137 (20.98%) Windows
11 135 (20.67%) XML
12 124 (18.99%) Banking
13 120 (18.38%) Relational Database
14 119 (18.22%) AIX
15 113 (17.30%) Mainframe
15 113 (17.30%) WebSphere
16 88 (13.48%) HTML
17 86 (13.17%) Web Services
17 86 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
18 84 (12.86%) Data Modelling
19 80 (12.25%) JavaScript
20 79 (12.10%) Sybase
21 71 (10.87%) SAP
22 69 (10.57%) JSON
23 68 (10.41%) Spring
24 64 (9.80%) ITIL
25 63 (9.65%) SOAP
25 63 (9.65%) Perl
26 62 (9.49%) J2EE
26 62 (9.49%) Python

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
1 113 (17.30%) WebSphere
2 47 (7.20%) CICS
3 42 (6.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 37 (5.67%) WebLogic
5 36 (5.51%) Tomcat
6 29 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 28 (4.29%) JBoss
8 22 (3.37%) IBM HTTP Server
9 21 (3.22%) WebLogic Portal
10 19 (2.91%) Apache
11 17 (2.60%) MQSeries
12 14 (2.14%) Commerce Server
13 12 (1.84%) SharePoint
14 11 (1.68%) Apache Spark
15 10 (1.53%) Drupal
15 10 (1.53%) IIS
16 9 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (1.23%) NetWeaver
18 7 (1.07%) Confluence
19 6 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 28 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.53%) MS Office
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.30%) Magento
2 11 (1.68%) Temenos T24
3 9 (1.38%) Fredhopper
4 7 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.77%) JDE World
5 5 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.46%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 2 (0.31%) Maximo
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.15%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.91%) IaaS
2 18 (2.76%) PaaS
2 18 (2.76%) SaaS
3 12 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.46%) Bluemix
5 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) GitHub
7 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.29%) Firewall
2 23 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.22%) LDAP
4 16 (2.45%) SAN
5 13 (1.99%) HTTP
6 12 (1.84%) Internet
7 11 (1.68%) SMTP
8 8 (1.23%) FTP
9 7 (1.07%) SSL
10 6 (0.92%) ATM
10 6 (0.92%) DNS
11 5 (0.77%) SSH
11 5 (0.77%) WAN
12 4 (0.61%) LAN
12 4 (0.61%) NAS
12 4 (0.61%) Network Security
12 4 (0.61%) SNMP
13 3 (0.46%) BIG-IP
14 2 (0.31%) 802.11
14 2 (0.31%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 120 (18.38%) Relational Database
3 54 (8.27%) NoSQL
3 54 (8.27%) RDBMS
4 47 (7.20%) Big Data
4 47 (7.20%) Hadoop
5 44 (6.74%) MongoDB
6 43 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (4.59%) Oracle Database
8 27 (4.13%) IBM InfoSphere
8 27 (4.13%) MySQL
9 25 (3.83%) DB2 UDB
10 19 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (2.76%) DataStage
12 15 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
12 15 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (2.14%) Apache Hive
14 13 (1.99%) HBase
15 10 (1.53%) SAP BW
15 10 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (9.49%) Git (software)
2 52 (7.96%) Ant
3 45 (6.89%) Subversion
4 43 (6.58%) Maven
5 39 (5.97%) Jenkins
6 36 (5.51%) JUnit
7 25 (3.83%) Eclipse
8 22 (3.37%) Selenium
9 20 (3.06%) Gradle
10 19 (2.91%) JIRA
10 19 (2.91%) Log4j
11 18 (2.76%) Cucumber
12 15 (2.30%) Hudson
13 13 (1.99%) JBehave
14 12 (1.84%) Concordion
15 10 (1.53%) ERwin
15 10 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (1.38%) SoapUI
17 8 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
18 7 (1.07%) ClearCase
General
1 166 (25.42%) Finance
2 124 (18.99%) Banking
3 28 (4.29%) Retail
4 25 (3.83%) Back Office
5 20 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.76%) Front Office
7 10 (1.53%) Billing
8 8 (1.23%) Automotive
9 7 (1.07%) Law
9 7 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.92%) Legal
11 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.46%) Electronics
12 3 (0.46%) French Language
12 3 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.31%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.31%) Marketing
13 2 (0.31%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (26.80%) Developer
2 117 (17.92%) Analyst
3 85 (13.02%) Consultant
4 84 (12.86%) Architect
5 75 (11.49%) Java Developer
6 61 (9.34%) DBA
7 43 (6.58%) Data Analyst
8 36 (5.51%) Administrator
8 36 (5.51%) DB2 DBA
9 33 (5.05%) Technical Consultant
10 27 (4.13%) Infrastructure Architect
11 26 (3.98%) Data Consultant
12 22 (3.37%) SQL Analyst
13 21 (3.22%) Business Analyst
14 20 (3.06%) SAP Consultant
15 19 (2.91%) Data Quality Consultant
15 19 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (2.60%) DB2 Administrator
17 16 (2.45%) Data Architect
18 14 (2.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (20.67%) XML
2 88 (13.48%) HTML
3 86 (13.17%) Web Services
4 69 (10.57%) JSON
5 68 (10.41%) Spring
6 63 (9.65%) SOAP
7 62 (9.49%) J2EE
8 61 (9.34%) CSS
9 59 (9.04%) Middleware
10 54 (8.27%) JMS
11 48 (7.35%) JSP
12 34 (5.21%) REST
13 29 (4.44%) jQuery
14 27 (4.13%) Hibernate
15 23 (3.52%) WebSphere MQ
16 20 (3.06%) Java EE
17 19 (2.91%) .NET
17 19 (2.91%) J2SE
18 18 (2.76%) Ajax
19 17 (2.60%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 113 (17.30%) Mainframe
2 86 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.51%) Management Information System
4 28 (4.29%) AS400
4 28 (4.29%) Data Structures
5 20 (3.06%) Derivative
6 19 (2.91%) Replication
7 18 (2.76%) iSeries
7 18 (2.76%) SWIFT
8 17 (2.60%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.45%) Mathematics
10 15 (2.30%) Clustering
11 13 (1.99%) IBM Mainframe
12 12 (1.84%) Computer Science
13 11 (1.68%) Data Centre
14 10 (1.53%) iPad
15 9 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.38%) OTC Derivatives
16 8 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (1.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 218 (33.38%) Linux
2 184 (28.18%) Unix
3 137 (20.98%) Windows
4 119 (18.22%) AIX
5 49 (7.50%) zOS
6 48 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (5.51%) Solaris
8 19 (2.91%) Windows Server
9 17 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (2.14%) MVS
10 14 (2.14%) Windows Vista
11 13 (1.99%) SUSE
12 8 (1.23%) HPUX
13 6 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.31%) OS/400
14 2 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.31%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (23.28%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (12.86%) Data Modelling
3 64 (9.80%) ITIL
4 58 (8.88%) OO
5 57 (8.73%) E-Commerce
6 56 (8.58%) Migration
7 53 (8.12%) TDD
8 49 (7.50%) DevOps
8 49 (7.50%) ETL
9 48 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (7.20%) Data Management
11 43 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
12 39 (5.97%) Data Analysis
12 39 (5.97%) Scrum
13 37 (5.67%) Change Management
13 37 (5.67%) Microservices
13 37 (5.67%) SDLC
14 34 (5.21%) SOA
14 34 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 32 (4.90%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 358 (54.82%) SQL
2 194 (29.71%) Java
3 80 (12.25%) JavaScript
4 63 (9.65%) Perl
5 62 (9.49%) Python
6 61 (9.34%) Shell Script
7 49 (7.50%) COBOL
8 34 (5.21%) JCL
9 28 (4.29%) C++
10 24 (3.68%) Scala
11 20 (3.06%) PHP
12 19 (2.91%) C#
12 19 (2.91%) R
13 16 (2.45%) Ruby
13 16 (2.45%) VB
14 15 (2.30%) Bash Shell
15 14 (2.14%) PL/SQL
16 12 (1.84%) RPG
17 9 (1.38%) Korn
18 8 (1.23%) REXX
Qualifications
1 51 (7.81%) Degree
2 36 (5.51%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.46%) IBM Certification
5 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.31%) CISSP
6 2 (0.31%) ISEB
6 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.15%) AAT
7 1 (0.15%) MBA
7 1 (0.15%) MCSE
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.04%) Data Quality
2 21 (3.22%) QA
3 15 (2.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (1.84%) MiFID
5 11 (1.68%) EMIR
5 11 (1.68%) SLA
6 6 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.92%) ISO20022
6 6 (0.92%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.77%) GDPR
8 3 (0.46%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.31%) Basel II
9 2 (0.31%) COBIT
9 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.15%) GCP
10 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 30 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.91%) Docker
4 10 (1.53%) HDFS
5 9 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.23%) XenApp
6 8 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 7 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.92%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.46%) RACF
10 3 (0.46%) vSphere
11 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 26 (3.98%) Puppet
1 26 (3.98%) Tivoli
2 22 (3.37%) Ansible
3 15 (2.30%) CA Endevor
4 13 (1.99%) OMEGAMON
4 13 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (1.53%) CA Service Virtualization
6 10 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.53%) HP SiteScope
6 10 (1.53%) MOM
6 10 (1.53%) Oozie
7 8 (1.23%) QRadar
8 7 (1.07%) SCCM
8 7 (1.07%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.61%) Control-M
10 3 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.46%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 291 (44.56%) Oracle
2 198 (30.32%) IBM
3 79 (12.10%) Sybase
4 71 (10.87%) SAP
5 46 (7.04%) VMware
6 45 (6.89%) Microsoft
7 41 (6.28%) Teradata
8 33 (5.05%) CA
9 31 (4.75%) HP
10 26 (3.98%) Netezza
11 22 (3.37%) Red Hat
12 21 (3.22%) Perforce
13 20 (3.06%) BMC
14 18 (2.76%) Citrix
14 18 (2.76%) Splunk
15 17 (2.60%) Informatica
15 17 (2.60%) Misys
16 16 (2.45%) Cognos
17 15 (2.30%) hybris
18 13 (1.99%) TIBCO
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