Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 October 2021 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 90 62 102
Rank change year-on-year -28 +40 +17
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 6 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.68% 0.94% 0.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.05% 3.80% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
10th Percentile £287 " £288
25th Percentile £296 " £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £360 - £375
75th Percentile £459 " £545
90th Percentile £511 " "
England median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +17.47%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 247 158 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.76% 24.73% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 98 282
10th Percentile £304 £248 £263
25th Percentile £363 £313 £321
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £369 £400
Median % change year-on-year +15.25% -7.81% +0.63%
75th Percentile £530 £438 £494
90th Percentile £598 £500 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
10th Percentile " £16.78 £14.00
25th Percentile £41.67 £23.56 £14.28
Median hourly rate £43.34 £36.25 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.54% +101.39% -55.00%
75th Percentile £45.00 £50.06 £24.75
90th Percentile " £57.53 £48.00
England median hourly rate £34.25 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.55% -8.33% +7.66%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the East Midlands

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DB2 in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for DB2 in the East Midlands

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DB2 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for DB2 in the East Midlands

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DB2 in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for DB2 in the East Midlands

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -24 5 £480 -
Leicestershire - 2 £292 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 2
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DB2.

1 8 (80.00%) Social Skills
2 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (50.00%) COBIT
4 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) PKI
4 5 (50.00%) Azure
4 5 (50.00%) Service Management
4 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
4 5 (50.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) Migration
4 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (50.00%) SAP Basis
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) AIX
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) JBoss
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) JBoss
2 5 (50.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (10.00%) CICS
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (10.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
1 5 (50.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
1 5 (50.00%) PaaS
1 5 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) MPLS
1 5 (50.00%) PBX
1 5 (50.00%) SD-WAN
1 5 (50.00%) Skype
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
1 5 (50.00%) VPN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (20.00%) Adabas
4 1 (10.00%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) REST Assured
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (80.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
1 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Designer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) IT Architect
2 4 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
1 5 (50.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) PKI
1 5 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 4 (40.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) AIX
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (50.00%) Decision-Making
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) Due Diligence
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) Identity Management
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Microservices
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
3 5 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 5 (50.00%) Storage Management
3 5 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 4 (40.00%) Conflict Resolution
5 1 (10.00%) Architectural Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JCL
3 3 (30.00%) COBOL
4 2 (20.00%) Natural
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) COBIT
1 5 (50.00%) GDPR
1 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Software AG
3 1 (10.00%) hybris
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Xerox