Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 November 2017 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 of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 125 172
Rank change year-on-year -45 +47 +1
Contract jobs citing DB2 33 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.65% 1.29% 0.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.34% 5.62% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 8
East of England median daily rate £450 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -44.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £362 £230 £205
90th Percentile £691 £525 £525
England median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 4
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £26.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +61.14% -12.08%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% +49.53% -10.83%

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 of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 987 1103 1292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.32% 23.01% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 680 729
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £283 £233 £225
90th Percentile £569 £538 £538
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 52
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £36.82 £31.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.88% +15.93% +11.44%
10th Percentile £16.18 £15.70 £14.00
90th Percentile £40.38 £46.00 £47.43
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £27.89
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.39% +15.01%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the East of England

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in the East of England

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the East of England

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the East of England

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -2 22 £625 +68.92% 3
Bedfordshire - 5 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -19 4 - -
Norfolk -1 2 £360 -48.57%
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for DB2.

1 22 (66.67%) Oracle
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Linux
4 16 (48.48%) SQL
5 15 (45.45%) Java
5 15 (45.45%) Unix
6 12 (36.36%) IBM
7 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (30.30%) JIRA
8 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
9 9 (27.27%) Python
9 9 (27.27%) MySQL
10 8 (24.24%) Solaris
10 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
10 8 (24.24%) Scrum
10 8 (24.24%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (21.21%) Ansible
11 7 (21.21%) Bitbucket
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
11 7 (21.21%) DevOps
11 7 (21.21%) Atlassian
11 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (21.21%) Confluence
11 7 (21.21%) DbVisualizer
12 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (18.18%) Rancher
12 6 (18.18%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (18.18%) Docker
12 6 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (21.21%) Confluence
2 6 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 5 (15.15%) JBoss
3 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
4 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
4 3 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
5 1 (3.03%) CICS
5 1 (3.03%) CMS
5 1 (3.03%) Commerce Server
5 1 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) HipChat
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Magento
2 1 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) SSL
2 1 (3.03%) ATM
2 1 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 9 (27.27%) MySQL
3 8 (24.24%) RDBMS
4 7 (21.21%) DbVisualizer
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.03%) DataStage
5 1 (3.03%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (3.03%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Impala
5 1 (3.03%) Informix
5 1 (3.03%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) PowerCenter
5 1 (3.03%) QualityStage
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) JIRA
2 7 (21.21%) Bitbucket
3 5 (15.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.15%) JMeter
3 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
3 5 (15.15%) The Grinder
4 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.12%) Selenium
4 4 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.06%) Ant
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (6.06%) Checkstyle
5 2 (6.06%) Gradle
5 2 (6.06%) JUnit
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) Mockito
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (18.18%) Games
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Performance Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) DBA
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Risk Remediation Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.03%) DataStage Developer
6 1 (3.03%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) boto
2 4 (12.12%) Gherkin
2 4 (12.12%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) Middleware
3 3 (9.09%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) RESTEasy
4 2 (6.06%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) EJB
5 1 (3.03%) HTML
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) JDBC
5 1 (3.03%) JMS
5 1 (3.03%) JSP
5 1 (3.03%) ODBC
5 1 (3.03%) Servlets
5 1 (3.03%) SOAP
5 1 (3.03%) Struts
5 1 (3.03%) XSD
5 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) iSeries
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Unix
3 8 (24.24%) Solaris
4 5 (15.15%) AIX
5 2 (6.06%) Windows
5 2 (6.06%) zOS
6 1 (3.03%) HPUX
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (24.24%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (24.24%) Scrum
4 7 (21.21%) DevOps
5 6 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 6 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.15%) DNA
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (15.15%) SDLC
6 5 (15.15%) Statistics
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) Kanban
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) BPMN
8 3 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 9 (27.27%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
4 6 (18.18%) PHP
5 5 (15.15%) AWK
6 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.09%) RPG
8 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.03%) COBOL
8 1 (3.03%) Groovy
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) Jython
8 1 (3.03%) Korn
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Ruby
8 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CBAP
2 2 (6.06%) IIBA
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) MCSA
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) GCP
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 6 (18.18%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 6 (18.18%) Mesos
2 6 (18.18%) Rancher
3 5 (15.15%) Grafana
4 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (12.12%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) CA Endevor
5 1 (3.03%) Terraform
5 1 (3.03%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Oracle
2 12 (36.36%) IBM
3 7 (21.21%) Atlassian
4 6 (18.18%) AppDynamics
5 5 (15.15%) Dynatrace
5 5 (15.15%) hybris
5 5 (15.15%) New Relic
6 2 (6.06%) Sonatype
7 1 (3.03%) ATG
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) Cognos
7 1 (3.03%) Demandware
7 1 (3.03%) Elastic Path
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Informatica
7 1 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) SAP
7 1 (3.03%) Teradata
7 1 (3.03%) VMware