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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 136 155
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19  
Contract jobs citing DB2 20 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.65% 0.68% 0.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.41% 2.44% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 25
Median daily rate £450 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £313 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £608 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +168.57% -55.69%  

DB2 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 831 942 1277
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 27.05% 27.83% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 767 994
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £22.34 £31.29 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.60% -13.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing DB2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for DB2.

1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 21 (55.26%) Oracle
3 16 (42.11%) Sybase
3 16 (42.11%) Java
4 15 (39.47%) Python
5 14 (36.84%) Relational Database
6 13 (34.21%) Data Modelling
6 13 (34.21%) C++
6 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
6 13 (34.21%) Teradata
7 12 (31.58%) Data Management
7 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (31.58%) Data Structures
7 12 (31.58%) SDLC
7 12 (31.58%) Degree
8 11 (28.95%) Netezza
8 11 (28.95%) Predictive Modelling
8 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
8 11 (28.95%) R
8 11 (28.95%) Banking
8 11 (28.95%) Finance
8 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (26.32%) Data Quality
10 9 (23.68%) Data Transformation
10 9 (23.68%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (18.42%) JMS
11 7 (18.42%) IBM
11 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.16%) Subversion

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 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.26%) CICS
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.63%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) AMQP
1 2 (5.26%) SNMP
2 1 (2.63%) 802.11
2 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) SSH
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Relational Database
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data
4 4 (10.53%) KDB
4 4 (10.53%) Kdb+
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.26%) Adabas
5 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.26%) MariaDB
5 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.63%) HBase
6 1 (2.63%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Impala
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) JIRA
1 5 (13.16%) Maven
1 5 (13.16%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) JUnit
3 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.89%) Toad
4 2 (5.26%) MSI
4 2 (5.26%) Selenium
5 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.63%) ERwin
5 1 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.63%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (28.95%) Banking
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) German Language
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Analyst
2 15 (39.47%) Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Data Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Data Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Data Architect
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Teradata Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) KDB Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Lead Data Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (5.26%) MIS Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Senior MIS Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) Automation Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) JMS
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) J2EE
2 5 (13.16%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) Middleware
3 4 (10.53%) Rendezvous
3 4 (10.53%) Spring
3 4 (10.53%) XSD
4 3 (7.89%) JSP
4 3 (7.89%) Servlets
5 2 (5.26%) .NET
5 2 (5.26%) Ajax
5 2 (5.26%) CSS
5 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.26%) J2SE
5 2 (5.26%) Java RMI
5 2 (5.26%) JavaBeans
5 2 (5.26%) Struts
5 2 (5.26%) Web Services
5 2 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Data Structures
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.89%) SWIFT
4 2 (5.26%) AS400
4 2 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (5.26%) VSAM
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.63%) Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) iSeries
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Data Modelling
2 12 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (31.58%) Data Management
2 12 (31.58%) SDLC
3 11 (28.95%) Predictive Modelling
4 9 (23.68%) Data Transformation
4 9 (23.68%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) ETL
6 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 3 (7.89%) Microservices
7 3 (7.89%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) Software Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Test Management
8 2 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) Python
4 13 (34.21%) C++
5 11 (28.95%) R
6 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.89%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (5.26%) C
8 2 (5.26%) JCL
8 2 (5.26%) NATURAL
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) Scala
9 1 (2.63%) COBOL
9 1 (2.63%) REXX
9 1 (2.63%) RPG
9 1 (2.63%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (2.63%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (2.63%) Oozie
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) Sybase
3 13 (34.21%) Teradata
4 11 (28.95%) Netezza
5 7 (18.42%) IBM
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) TIBCO
7 2 (5.26%) Canoo
8 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
8 1 (2.63%) Actuate
8 1 (2.63%) BEA
8 1 (2.63%) BMC
8 1 (2.63%) CA
8 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.63%) Compuware
8 1 (2.63%) Informatica
8 1 (2.63%) Misys
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) Talend
8 1 (2.63%) WorldPay
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