Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 229 221
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -19
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.41% 0.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.75% 1.56% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 18
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -22.58% +29.17%
10th Percentile £449 £339 £375
90th Percentile £713 £640 £740
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £581
% change year-on-year +11.11% -22.58% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 1,594 1,794 1,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.59% 26.04% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,272 1,419 1,365
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.94% +11.35%
10th Percentile £388 £369 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 7
City of London median hourly rate £44.57 £22.25 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.29% -9.13% +28.87%
10th Percentile £22.05 £19.50 £20.75
90th Percentile £70.10 £37.09 £31.07
Central London median hourly rate £44.57 £22.25 £24.49
% change year-on-year +100.29% -9.13% +28.87%

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019, 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 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) Sybase
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Front Office
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (25.00%) Ansible
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (16.67%) Law
6 2 (16.67%) Publishing
6 2 (16.67%) Replication
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Clustering
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) SAN
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas
6 2 (16.67%) zOS

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 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) CICS
2 1 (8.33%) FileNet
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (8.33%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) NAS
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (8.33%) BigQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Front Office
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) DB2 Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
1 2 (16.67%) Swagger
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
1 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (16.67%) Blog
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
2 2 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (16.67%) zOS
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Contract Negotiation
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) JCL
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Sybase
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Google