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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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 175 152 119
Rank change year-on-year -23 -33 +115
Contract jobs citing DB2 26 18 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.52% 0.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 2.37% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 5
10th Percentile £500 - £404
25th Percentile £555 £525 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £560 £675 £475
Median % change year-on-year -17.04% +42.11% -5.00%
75th Percentile £750 £713 £488
90th Percentile £775 - £495
Central London median daily rate £560 £675 £475
% change year-on-year -17.04% +42.11% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £52.50 - -
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
75th Percentile £57.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 964 758 546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.39% 21.71% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 536 405
10th Percentile £443 £403 £378
25th Percentile £513 £463 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.82% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £604
90th Percentile £792 £722 £688
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
10th Percentile £47.03 - £18.50
25th Percentile £52.50 - £20.50
Median hourly rate £56.50 £8.00 £29.75
Median % change year-on-year +606.25% -73.11% -15.00%
75th Percentile £62.75 £28.38 £39.00
90th Percentile £74.04 £44.20 £43.50
Central London median hourly rate £56.50 £14.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year +303.57% -52.94% -15.00%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) Finance
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (34.62%) Eclipse
5 9 (34.62%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (34.62%) Information Management
5 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
5 9 (34.62%) Spanish Language
5 9 (34.62%) iSeries
5 9 (34.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (34.62%) Social Skills
6 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 8 (30.77%) Java
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) CSS
7 7 (26.92%) Microservices
8 6 (23.08%) SDLC
8 6 (23.08%) React
8 6 (23.08%) Agile
8 6 (23.08%) Banking
8 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
8 6 (23.08%) RESTful
8 6 (23.08%) Node.js
9 5 (19.23%) AWS
9 5 (19.23%) JIRA
9 5 (19.23%) BDD
9 5 (19.23%) Migration

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 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Utilities
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Azure
3 1 (3.85%) dbt
3 1 (3.85%) GCP
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) MS Access
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.85%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (3.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Eclipse
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
3 4 (15.38%) Bitbucket
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Ant
5 1 (3.85%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (3.85%) ERwin
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Gradle
5 1 (3.85%) JMeter
5 1 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) REST Assured
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.85%) XPEDITER
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) Social Skills
2 9 (34.62%) Spanish Language
3 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 6 (23.08%) Retail Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Business Systems Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Insurance Systems Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Digital Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
5 4 (15.38%) DB2 DBA
5 4 (15.38%) DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) Node.js
3 6 (23.08%) React
3 6 (23.08%) RESTful
4 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
4 4 (15.38%) Velocity
5 2 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) COM
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) JSP
6 1 (3.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) iSeries
2 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 9 (34.62%) Information Management
1 9 (34.62%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Microservices
3 6 (23.08%) Agile
3 6 (23.08%) SDLC
4 5 (19.23%) BDD
4 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Digital Banking
5 4 (15.38%) Kanban
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Sprint Planning
5 4 (15.38%) Sprint Retrospective
5 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.54%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (11.54%) CI/CD
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) JCL
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Control-M
2 1 (3.85%) PowerCLI
2 1 (3.85%) vRealize
2 1 (3.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (3.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Google
5 1 (3.85%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.85%) Remedy
5 1 (3.85%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.85%) Snow
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) Sybase