Period
to 24 July 2021

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 July 2021 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 133 226
Rank change year-on-year -14 +93 +9
Contract jobs citing DB2 20 4 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.73% 0.65% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 7
10th Percentile " £403 £371
25th Percentile £525 £408 £447
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £675 £443 £500
Median % change year-on-year +52.54% -11.50% +11.11%
75th Percentile £713 £491 £638
90th Percentile " £496 "
Central London median daily rate £675 £443 £475
% change year-on-year +52.54% -6.84% +5.56%

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 733 614 1,808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.58% 25.35% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 460 1,441
10th Percentile £406 £381 £400
25th Percentile £463 £425 £460
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £514 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.06% -2.14% -
75th Percentile £650 £601 £613
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £519 £525
% change year-on-year +6.02% -1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
Median hourly rate £8.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median % change year-on-year -78.95% +8.57% +59.09%
Central London median hourly rate £14.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -63.16% +8.57% +57.30%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DB2 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DB2 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for DB2 in the City of London

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DB2 in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for DB2 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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 (80.00%) Social Skills
2 15 (75.00%) iSeries
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
4 11 (55.00%) IBM
5 10 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
6 9 (45.00%) Migration
6 9 (45.00%) AS400
6 9 (45.00%) Replication
6 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity
6 9 (45.00%) SAN
6 9 (45.00%) Middleware
6 9 (45.00%) Project Management
6 9 (45.00%) FTP
6 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
6 9 (45.00%) PowerHA
6 9 (45.00%) Project Governance
6 9 (45.00%) NAS
6 9 (45.00%) LPAR
6 9 (45.00%) QA
6 9 (45.00%) Project Delivery
6 9 (45.00%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) SQL
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence

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 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) AWS
1 6 (30.00%) Azure
1 6 (30.00%) Power Platform
2 5 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) FTP
1 9 (45.00%) NAS
1 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (30.00%) Power BI
2 1 (5.00%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 16 (80.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Influencing Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) CICS Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Architect
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) JSP
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) SailPoint
3 1 (5.00%) Servlets
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) iSeries
2 9 (45.00%) AS400
2 9 (45.00%) LPAR
2 9 (45.00%) Replication
3 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (45.00%) Business Continuity
3 9 (45.00%) Matrix Organization
3 9 (45.00%) Migration
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) Project Delivery
3 9 (45.00%) Project Governance
3 9 (45.00%) Project Management
3 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (30.00%) Analytics
4 6 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Business Analytics
4 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Target Operating Model
5 5 (25.00%) Business Case
5 5 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (25.00%) Emotional Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) BeanShell
2 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Korn
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PL/1
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) RHCA
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) PowerHA
2 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle