Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 238 206
Rank change year-on-year -2 -32 +27
Contract jobs citing DB2 20 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.24% 0.59%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.13% 0.97% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 25
City of London median daily rate £475 £631 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.75% +40.28% -10.00%
10th Percentile £358 £440 £313
90th Percentile £629 £838 £603
Central London median daily rate £475 £625 £450
% change year-on-year -24.00% +38.89% -10.00%
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 1,769 1,759 1,745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.95% 24.62% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,418 1,442 1,391
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £695 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -38.89% +44.00%
10th Percentile £19.50 £20.75 £42.50
90th Percentile £42.19 £33.25 £47.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -38.89% +91.59%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Middleware
5 7 (35.00%) IBM
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) Sybase
5 7 (35.00%) OO
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) TIBCO
7 5 (25.00%) Rendezvous
7 5 (25.00%) JMS
7 5 (25.00%) OOD
7 5 (25.00%) Maven
7 5 (25.00%) Derivative
7 5 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Robot Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (20.00%) Python
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) Unix
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
9 3 (15.00%) Informatica

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 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) CICS
3 1 (5.00%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SMTP
1 2 (10.00%) SNMP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) PABX
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.00%) KDB
3 3 (15.00%) Kdb+
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (5.00%) DataStage
5 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (5.00%) OLAP
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
1 5 (25.00%) Robot Framework
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) JBehave
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) KDB Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Pega Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Audit Manager
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 5 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (25.00%) JMS
2 5 (25.00%) Rendezvous
3 4 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) NumPy
4 3 (15.00%) scikit-learn
4 3 (15.00%) SciPy
4 3 (15.00%) SOAP
4 3 (15.00%) TensorFlow
4 3 (15.00%) Theano
4 3 (15.00%) Ultra Messaging
4 3 (15.00%) Velocity
4 3 (15.00%) ZeroMQ
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) JSP
5 2 (10.00%) Servlets
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Derivative
1 5 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (15.00%) Equities
2 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) iSeries
3 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) AS400
4 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (15.00%) zOS
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) OO
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
2 5 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (25.00%) OOD
2 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Data Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Data Science
3 3 (15.00%) Functional Programming
3 3 (15.00%) Machine Learning
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.00%) COBOL
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) JCL
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) REXX
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CISA
1 1 (5.00%) CISSP
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) MiFID
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 7 (35.00%) Sybase
3 5 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (15.00%) Informatica
5 2 (10.00%) ION Trading
5 2 (10.00%) Pega
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Greenplum
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Netezza
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) Teradata
6 1 (5.00%) Unisys
6 1 (5.00%) VMware