Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 174 126 176
Rank change year-on-year -48 +50 +62
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 6 20
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.27% 1.28% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 16
10th Percentile - £476 £475
25th Percentile £563 £497 £522
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £538 £600
Median % change year-on-year +6.98% -10.42% +23.08%
75th Percentile £663 £572 £675
90th Percentile £825 £589 £713
Central London median daily rate £575 £538 £600
% change year-on-year +6.98% -10.42% +21.52%

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 948 470 1,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.64% 22.51% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 350 882
10th Percentile £371 £325 £372
25th Percentile £488 £418 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £570 £525 £520
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.96% -0.95%
75th Percentile £675 £638 £600
90th Percentile £769 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £570 £525 £510
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
10th Percentile £34.75 - £22.17
25th Percentile £39.00 - £23.67
Median hourly rate £53.25 £22.00 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +142.05% -12.00% -32.60%
75th Percentile £61.56 - £33.00
90th Percentile £69.63 - £46.50
Central London median hourly rate £53.25 £42.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.04% +69.00% -32.60%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DB2 in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram 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 25 January 2022, 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 (91.67%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Social Skills
3 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (75.00%) AWS
3 9 (75.00%) Analytics
4 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (66.67%) Degree
4 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 8 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (58.33%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (50.00%) iSeries
6 6 (50.00%) Business Analytics
6 6 (50.00%) Guidewire
6 6 (50.00%) Azure
6 6 (50.00%) Information Management
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (50.00%) Power Platform
6 6 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
6 6 (50.00%) Reinsurance
6 6 (50.00%) Power BI
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle
8 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) IBM
8 3 (25.00%) Big Data
8 3 (25.00%) Tableau

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 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Azure
2 6 (50.00%) Power Platform
3 3 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (25.00%) Datadog
3 3 (25.00%) GCP
4 2 (16.67%) Google Data Studio
4 2 (16.67%) IaaS
4 2 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (50.00%) Power BI
3 3 (25.00%) Big Data
3 3 (25.00%) BigQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Delta Lake
3 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) Tableau
4 2 (16.67%) Data Lake
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (83.33%) Social Skills
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Insurance Systems Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Business Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) iSeries
1 6 (50.00%) Reinsurance
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Hedge funds
2 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) AIX
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Analytics
1 9 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (58.33%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) Business Analytics
4 6 (50.00%) Information Management
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (25.00%) CI/CD
5 3 (25.00%) Data Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (16.67%) AOP
6 2 (16.67%) BCP
6 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) vRealize
1 2 (16.67%) VxRail
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Guidewire
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) AppDynamics
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Google
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) VMware