Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 223 193
Rank change year-on-year -3 -30 +41
Contract jobs citing DB2 28 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.29% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.54% 1.15% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 30
City of London median daily rate £450 £588 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.40% +30.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £339 £433 £359
90th Percentile £640 £745 £594
Central London median daily rate £450 £588 £450
% change year-on-year -23.40% +30.56% -12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £100.50 - -
Central London median hourly rate £100.50 - -

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 1,817 1,733 1,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.95% 25.51% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,439 1,366 1,349
City of London median daily rate £525 £520 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +12.43% +0.54%
10th Percentile £370 £363 £319
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 5
City of London median hourly rate £22.25 £25.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.40% +36.80% -43.70%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £16.13
90th Percentile £37.09 £33.25 £33.94
Central London median hourly rate £22.25 £25.99 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.40% +36.80% -36.67%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
3 11 (39.29%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) OO
5 8 (28.57%) IBM
5 8 (28.57%) Banking
6 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (25.00%) Middleware
6 7 (25.00%) Sybase
7 6 (21.43%) XML
7 6 (21.43%) OOD
8 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
8 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (17.86%) JMS
8 5 (17.86%) SOAP
8 5 (17.86%) TIBCO
8 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.86%) Maven
8 5 (17.86%) Derivative
8 5 (17.86%) Analytics
8 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.29%) Robot Framework
9 4 (14.29%) Data Science
9 4 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
9 4 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (14.29%) Multithreading

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 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 1 (3.57%) JBoss
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) NAS
1 1 (3.57%) PABX
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) Blockchain
4 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) Big Data
5 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (7.14%) KDB
5 2 (7.14%) Kdb+
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (7.14%) OLAP
6 1 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (3.57%) Impala
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
6 1 (3.57%) Power BI
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (3.57%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) Robot Framework
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.71%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) ERwin
4 1 (3.57%) jMock
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Mockito
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) DBA
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL DBA
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) DB2 Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Database Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 2 (7.14%) KDB Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Middleware
2 6 (21.43%) XML
3 5 (17.86%) JMS
3 5 (17.86%) SOAP
4 4 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (14.29%) Rendezvous
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) JSP
5 3 (10.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) NumPy
6 2 (7.14%) REST
6 2 (7.14%) SciPy
6 2 (7.14%) Servlets
6 2 (7.14%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) Theano
6 2 (7.14%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (7.14%) Velocity
6 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Derivative
2 4 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Equities
3 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.57%) DataPower
4 1 (3.57%) iSeries
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) HPUX
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) OO
2 6 (21.43%) OOD
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) Analytics
3 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Data Science
4 4 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (14.29%) ETL
4 4 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 4 (14.29%) Scrum
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Change Management
5 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Data Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Functional Programming
6 2 (7.14%) Machine Learning
6 2 (7.14%) Time Series Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) HiveQL
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Scala
6 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) CCSA
2 1 (3.57%) CISA
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.57%) GDPR
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) IBM
3 7 (25.00%) Sybase
4 5 (17.86%) TIBCO
5 3 (10.71%) Informatica
6 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
6 2 (7.14%) ION Trading
6 2 (7.14%) Pega
6 2 (7.14%) Teradata
6 2 (7.14%) VMware
7 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Embarcadero
7 1 (3.57%) Greenplum
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Netezza
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Splunk
7 1 (3.57%) Tableau
7 1 (3.57%) Talend