The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 April 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 63 73
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10  
Contract jobs citing DB2 15 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.40% 1.68% 1.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.62% 7.06% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £400 £438 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +22.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £360 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £465 £381
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 £34.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +35.25% -13.12%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 156 255 293
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.53% 23.81% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 114 157
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -39.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Buckinghamshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Milton Keynes -4 10 £363 -17.14%
DB2
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 14 (51.85%) Banking
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle
4 9 (33.33%) Java
4 9 (33.33%) MySQL
4 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.93%) Change Management
6 7 (25.93%) SOA
6 7 (25.93%) Temenos T24
6 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.93%) User Experience
7 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
7 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Spring
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
9 4 (14.81%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) Staffware
9 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
10 3 (11.11%) SonarQube
10 3 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (11.11%) Spring Cloud
10 3 (11.11%) APMG

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (14.81%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.11%) Confluence
2 3 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) LiveCycle
2 3 (11.11%) SAS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Temenos T24
2 4 (14.81%) Staffware
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 9 (33.33%) MySQL
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data
5 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
5 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.41%) HBase
5 2 (7.41%) MarkLogic
5 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
5 2 (7.41%) NewSQL
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) NuoDB
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (7.41%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
1 3 (11.11%) SonarQube
1 3 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) GitLab
General
1 14 (51.85%) Banking
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Finance Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Finance Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Process Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Developer
5 2 (7.41%) DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Spring
1 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
2 3 (11.11%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) User Experience
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 3 (11.11%) zOS
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Scrum
3 7 (25.93%) Change Management
3 7 (25.93%) SOA
3 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
4 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) BPMN
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) ITSM
7 3 (11.11%) Kanban
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) JCL
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) COBOL
4 1 (3.70%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) APMG
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) CA Endevor
1 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) ILOG
2 3 (11.11%) Temenos
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.70%) VMware