The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
South East / Berkshire
Rank 91 120 105
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15  
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 6 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.24% 0.93%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.62% 1.79% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 20
Median daily rate - £215 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -54.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +168.57% -55.69%  

DB2 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 276 336 368
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.91% 13.65% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 218 212
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 6
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.63 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% -82.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing DB2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Berkshire

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Berkshire

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Berkshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Reading +16 4 - -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Slough - 2 - -
DB2
South East

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) ETL
2 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
2 12 (41.38%) Hadoop
2 12 (41.38%) Big Data
3 11 (37.93%) Ab Initio
4 10 (34.48%) TDD
4 10 (34.48%) Java
4 10 (34.48%) MicroStrategy
4 10 (34.48%) HBase
4 10 (34.48%) Sqoop
4 10 (34.48%) Oozie
4 10 (34.48%) Scala
4 10 (34.48%) Apache Hive
4 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
4 10 (34.48%) MapReduce
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (34.48%) HDFS
4 10 (34.48%) Impala
4 10 (34.48%) Apache Spark
5 9 (31.03%) Data Modelling
6 8 (27.59%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
6 8 (27.59%) Data Quality
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) Retail
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Migration
7 7 (24.14%) AIX
7 7 (24.14%) Linux

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 10 (34.48%) Apache Spark
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 3 (10.34%) Commerce Server
3 3 (10.34%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Fredhopper
2 1 (3.45%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Big Data
1 12 (41.38%) Hadoop
2 10 (34.48%) Apache Hive
2 10 (34.48%) HBase
2 10 (34.48%) Impala
2 10 (34.48%) NoSQL
2 10 (34.48%) Sqoop
3 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.34%) DB2 UDB
5 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Data Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Hadoop Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Big Data Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Hadoop Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (6.90%) DBA
6 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Java Scala Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Scala Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Ajax
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) JSON
1 3 (10.34%) Worklight
1 3 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
2 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) AS400
4 1 (3.45%) Blog
4 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) AIX
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) E-Commerce
1 12 (41.38%) ETL
2 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (34.48%) MapReduce
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Data Modelling
4 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
4 8 (27.59%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (24.14%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Information Management
8 3 (10.34%) Data Management
8 3 (10.34%) DevOps
8 3 (10.34%) Master Data Management
8 3 (10.34%) Mobile First
8 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (6.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) Scala
3 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.90%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) Data Quality
2 5 (17.24%) GDPR
3 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) HDFS
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) Oozie
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Ab Initio
2 10 (34.48%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (20.69%) Cloudera
3 6 (20.69%) Hortonworks
3 6 (20.69%) IBM
3 6 (20.69%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) AppDynamics
4 3 (10.34%) Splunk
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.90%) Teradata
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) VMware