Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 134 128
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 +39
Contract jobs citing DB2 27 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.63% 0.75% 0.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.09% 4.25% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 8
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +8.89% +33.33%
10th Percentile £304 £375 £383
90th Percentile £646 £725 £750
South East median daily rate £413 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.67 £45.00 £21.29
% change year-on-year +3.71% +111.37% +33.06%

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 660 706 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.43% 17.58% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 411 324
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.18%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £288
90th Percentile £588 £590 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 34
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +426.32% -24.00%
10th Percentile £21.50 £38.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.91 £64.38 £44.88
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 £15.95
% change year-on-year +13.10% +163.32% -38.58%

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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 -18 11 £613 +25.10% 3
Reading -19 1 £325 -
Maidenhead - 1 £300 -
DB2
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (66.67%) Retail
3 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
4 13 (48.15%) Python
4 13 (48.15%) MicroStrategy
4 13 (48.15%) Hadoop
5 12 (44.44%) SAS
5 12 (44.44%) Java
5 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (40.74%) Scrum
7 9 (33.33%) ETL
7 9 (33.33%) Data Analysis
7 9 (33.33%) Power BI
8 8 (29.63%) Tableau
8 8 (29.63%) Big Data
8 8 (29.63%) QlikView
8 8 (29.63%) Release Management
8 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (22.22%) IBM
9 6 (22.22%) JIRA
9 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
10 5 (18.52%) Confluence
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 5 (18.52%) JUnit
10 5 (18.52%) webMethods
10 5 (18.52%) REST
10 5 (18.52%) Analytics

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 12 (44.44%) SAS
2 6 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 5 (18.52%) Confluence
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.70%) Apache
6 1 (3.70%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) BusinessWare
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Hadoop
2 9 (33.33%) Power BI
3 8 (29.63%) Big Data
3 8 (29.63%) QlikView
4 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Endeca
6 1 (3.70%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) JUnit
3 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) DbUnit
4 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.41%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) Mockito
4 2 (7.41%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) AnthillPro
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Information Specialist
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Software Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) MicroStrategy Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) webMethods Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) REST
2 4 (14.81%) Spring Boot
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XML
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (7.41%) JSON
4 2 (7.41%) JSP
4 2 (7.41%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) EPoS
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) iSeries
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) SUSE
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 9 (33.33%) ETL
5 8 (29.63%) Release Management
5 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (18.52%) Analytics
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Coaching
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) Customer Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (14.81%) Physical Data Model
8 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Python
3 12 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) R
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.70%) vRealize
2 1 (3.70%) yum
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) MicroStrategy
2 8 (29.63%) Tableau
3 6 (22.22%) IBM
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 5 (18.52%) webMethods
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Software AG
7 2 (7.41%) Vitria
8 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 1 (3.70%) Coremetrics
8 1 (3.70%) EMC
8 1 (3.70%) Google
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.70%) VMware