Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 142 103
Rank change year-on-year +9 -39 +19
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.46% 0.19% 0.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.21% 0.93% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 13
East Midlands median daily rate £303 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +3.13% -7.94%
10th Percentile £225 £241 £350
90th Percentile £417 £422 £514
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.43% -6.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +43.55% -13.89% -10.00%

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 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 588 643 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.66% 20.64% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 407 430
East Midlands median daily rate £398 £363 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.66% -7.94% +12.50%
10th Percentile £286 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £16.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +210.75% -25.16%
10th Percentile £14.06 £14.55 £12.35
90th Percentile £48.50 £58.50 £28.60
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.62%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DB2 in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in the East Midlands

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the East Midlands

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 in the East Midlands.

Contractor 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 19 August 2018. 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 - 6 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire -9 4 £320 -22.89% 2
Leicestershire +11 3 £225 - 1
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DB2.

1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
4 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Java RMI
5 4 (30.77%) HTTP
5 4 (30.77%) JUnit
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
5 4 (30.77%) OSGi
5 4 (30.77%) Groovy
5 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) NetBeans
5 4 (30.77%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning

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 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) CICS
2 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (30.77%) NoSQL
3 2 (15.38%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JUnit
1 4 (30.77%) NetBeans
2 1 (7.69%) jspm
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) CSS3
2 4 (30.77%) Java RMI
2 4 (30.77%) OSGi
2 4 (30.77%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) EJB
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) JMS
3 3 (23.08%) JSP
3 3 (23.08%) LDAP
3 3 (23.08%) Servlets
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) zOS
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
2 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Integration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Critical Thinking
4 2 (15.38%) Dependency Management
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL
4 1 (7.69%) ES6
4 1 (7.69%) ES7
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Pega
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Informatica