The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 30 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.

IBM DB2
South West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 73 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.37% 0.11% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.36% 0.50% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -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 Bristol with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 127 200 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.51% 21.95% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 157 185
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £454 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Bristol

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 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 Bristol region with a requirement for DB2.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) TeamCity
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) DHTML
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Cash Management
3 2 (40.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat