Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 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.

IBM DB2
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 149 140
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -26
Contract jobs citing DB2 29 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.68% 0.58% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.73% 2.94% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 15
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £335
90th Percentile £661 £497 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £21.29
% change year-on-year - +111.37% -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 778 816 726
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.12% 19.89% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 505 405
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £590 £588 £598
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.33 £23.49 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.96% +147.26% -25.78%
10th Percentile £9.75 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £53.13 £53.50 £19.82
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £18.53
% change year-on-year -22.22% +142.88% -28.66%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Berkshire

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -9 9 £675 +37.76% 2
Maidenhead - 3 £300 -
Newbury - 1 - -
DB2
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) Retail
3 12 (41.38%) Oracle
4 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (27.59%) Scrum
7 8 (27.59%) Java
8 7 (24.14%) Ab Initio
8 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
9 6 (20.69%) Big Data
9 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
9 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (20.69%) Python
9 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
9 6 (20.69%) ETL
9 6 (20.69%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
9 6 (20.69%) Power BI
10 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (17.24%) SAS
10 5 (17.24%) JUnit
10 5 (17.24%) Firewall
10 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.24%) WFM
10 5 (17.24%) JIRA
10 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
10 5 (17.24%) QlikView
10 5 (17.24%) Release Management
10 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing

DB2
Co-occurring 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 5 (17.24%) SAS
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
2 6 (20.69%) Big Data
2 6 (20.69%) Power BI
3 5 (17.24%) QlikView
4 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) MySQL
5 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) AnthillPro
3 3 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
3 3 (10.34%) Hudson
3 3 (10.34%) Selenium
3 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) Mockito
4 2 (6.90%) SonarQube
4 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) Introscope
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 17 (58.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Ab Initio Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Leader
4 5 (17.24%) Information Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) DB2 Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Customer Insight Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) JSP
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) AS400
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.45%) EPoS
4 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) AIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) MVS
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.45%) SUSE
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.69%) ETL
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.24%) Release Management
5 5 (17.24%) Unit Testing
5 5 (17.24%) WFM
6 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Statistics
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) COBOL
4 2 (6.90%) JCL
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) HP ALM
1 2 (6.90%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 7 (24.14%) Ab Initio
3 6 (20.69%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (17.24%) Tableau
5 3 (10.34%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.90%) Teradata
6 2 (6.90%) webMethods
7 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
7 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
7 1 (3.45%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) Dynatrace
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) MapR
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Vitria
7 1 (3.45%) VMware