Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 229 233
Rank change year-on-year +84 +4 -35
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 10 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.85% 0.61% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 18
Median daily rate £538 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +16.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £455 £368 £387
90th Percentile £625 £638 £663
Central London median daily rate £538 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +10.26% +8.33% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 709 1,627 1,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.15% 25.54% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 1,278 1,426
Median daily rate £500 £538 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £363 £406 £363
90th Percentile £675 £683 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +100.29% -0.38%
10th Percentile £23.60 £30.45 £20.63
90th Percentile £41.80 £57.35 £36.90
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +16.67% +34.32%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Sybase
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) Front Office
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) OLAP
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Apache
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) Equities

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) MemSQL
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Sybase
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Netezza
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata