Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 24 February 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 191 199
Rank change year-on-year -45 +8 +18
Contract jobs citing DB2 19 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.27% 0.65% 0.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.10% 2.34% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 24
City of London median daily rate £601 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.44% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £321 £309
90th Percentile £838 £625 £621
Central London median daily rate £588 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +30.56% -5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,731 1,710 1,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.55% 27.89% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,477 1,375 1,443
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +10.47%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £656 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
City of London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.67 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.32% -27.21% +40.15%
10th Percentile £19.37 £23.75 £24.35
90th Percentile £48.76 £45.05 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £27.50 £33.67 £29.74
% change year-on-year -18.32% +13.22% +9.67%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the City of London

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in the City of London

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the City of London

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for DB2.

1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) JMS
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) Banking
5 6 (31.58%) Middleware
5 6 (31.58%) JSP
6 5 (26.32%) TIBCO
6 5 (26.32%) Rendezvous
6 5 (26.32%) Validation
6 5 (26.32%) Subversion
6 5 (26.32%) Maven
6 5 (26.32%) KDB
6 5 (26.32%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (26.32%) Kdb+
7 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
7 4 (21.05%) Back Office
7 4 (21.05%) ETL
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) Struts
8 3 (15.79%) EJB
8 3 (15.79%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.79%) IBM
8 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.79%) Tomcat

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (21.05%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) KDB
2 5 (26.32%) Kdb+
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.26%) HBase
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) MS Access
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Maven
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.53%) ERwin
4 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Back Office
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) KDB Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Java Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
3 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) JMS
2 6 (31.58%) JSP
2 6 (31.58%) Middleware
3 5 (26.32%) Rendezvous
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
5 3 (15.79%) Dojo
5 3 (15.79%) EJB
5 3 (15.79%) iBATIS
5 3 (15.79%) JPA
5 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 3 (15.79%) Struts
6 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) Kafka
6 1 (5.26%) Node.js
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) Equities
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (26.32%) Validation
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Market Making
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Business Process Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Data Lineage
5 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.53%) Data Science
5 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Metadata Management
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) TIBCO
3 3 (15.79%) Bloomberg
3 3 (15.79%) Currenex
3 3 (15.79%) FXall
3 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 3 (15.79%) Reuters
4 2 (10.53%) Ab Initio
4 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
4 2 (10.53%) Embarcadero
4 2 (10.53%) Informatica
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) Caplin
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) Hortonworks
5 1 (5.26%) Netezza