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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 21 May 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 79 62 81
Rank change year-on-year -17 +19 +21
Contract jobs citing DB2 15 8 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.08% 0.85% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.73% 5.00% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
10th Percentile - £289 £364
25th Percentile - £300 £451
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £310 £500
Median % change year-on-year +61.29% -38.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £588 £470 £509
90th Percentile £850 £481 £526
England median daily rate £540 £533 £546
% change year-on-year +1.31% -2.38% +26.98%

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 223 160 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.01% 16.93% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 115 124
10th Percentile £310 £255 £297
25th Percentile £363 £328 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £413
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +3.13%
75th Percentile £500 £461 £500
90th Percentile £575 £595 £550
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 5
10th Percentile £17.90 £21.45 £11.77
25th Percentile £22.50 £22.13 £12.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.71 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +36.13% +65.87% +8.54%
75th Percentile - £32.75 £48.15
90th Percentile £45.67 £42.35 £52.26
England median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £24.70
% change year-on-year +83.67% -0.81% -17.67%

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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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DB2 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DB2 in the East Midlands

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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

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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 21 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire -5 9 £500 +6.38%
Leicestershire -8 4 £850 +191.10%
Nottinghamshire -1 2 - - 1
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DB2.

1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) CAD
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
4 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (46.67%) VB
4 7 (46.67%) Data Management
5 6 (40.00%) CATIA
5 6 (40.00%) SCCM
6 5 (33.33%) Aerospace
6 5 (33.33%) Automotive
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
7 4 (26.67%) MySQL
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) Logistics
7 4 (26.67%) Microservices
8 3 (20.00%) GCP
8 3 (20.00%) Kafka
8 3 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
8 3 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
8 3 (20.00%) iPad
8 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (20.00%) NoSQL

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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 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) CATIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) GCP
2 2 (13.33%) Azure
3 1 (6.67%) AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 1 (6.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) PBX
1 1 (6.67%) SD-WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) Adabas
4 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 5 (33.33%) Automotive
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Engineering Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Database Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (20.00%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) MVS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) CAD
2 7 (46.67%) Data Management
2 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Logistics
4 4 (26.67%) Microservices
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (20.00%) Data Encryption
5 3 (20.00%) Data Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Domain Models
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) RBAC
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Deadline-Driven
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
6 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (46.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.67%) COBOL
3 1 (6.67%) JCL
3 1 (6.67%) Natural
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Software AG