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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 86 127
Rank change year-on-year -43 +41  
Contract jobs citing DB2 7 44 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 1.73% 0.69%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 8.32% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 3
Median daily rate £475 £366 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.69% -13.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £279 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +11.60% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

DB2 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next 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 and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 449 529 732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.32% 20.75% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 312 409
Median daily rate £400 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £34.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.27% +46.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £26.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing DB2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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

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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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -8 3 £525 +22.09% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £475 -
Essex -37 1 £330 +10.00%
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 19 (79.17%) Oracle
3 15 (62.50%) Business Analysis
4 14 (58.33%) Data Analysis
4 14 (58.33%) Windows
4 14 (58.33%) CRM
4 14 (58.33%) Mainframe
4 14 (58.33%) Hadoop
4 14 (58.33%) Analytics
4 14 (58.33%) Customer Analytics
4 14 (58.33%) Data Analytics
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Vista
6 9 (37.50%) Degree
6 9 (37.50%) Use Case
6 9 (37.50%) Campaign Management
7 8 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 8 (33.33%) Data Structures
7 8 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
8 6 (25.00%) IBM
8 6 (25.00%) Big Data
9 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (20.83%) Java
9 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) Automotive
10 4 (16.67%) Java EE
10 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server

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 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (25.00%) Big Data
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (4.17%) Appium
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) GitLab
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (16.67%) Automotive
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
1 10 (41.67%) Business Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Data Business Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Data Insight Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Insight Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Insight Data Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) CRM Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) CRM Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Big Data Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.50%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Data Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) DBA
6 3 (12.50%) Insight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) J2EE
1 4 (16.67%) Java EE
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) JSF
2 3 (12.50%) JSP
2 3 (12.50%) JSR 168
2 3 (12.50%) JSR 286
2 3 (12.50%) OSGi
2 3 (12.50%) Servlets
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Mainframe
2 8 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) DataPower
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 14 (58.33%) Analytics
2 14 (58.33%) CRM
2 14 (58.33%) Customer Analytics
2 14 (58.33%) Data Analysis
2 14 (58.33%) Data Analytics
3 9 (37.50%) Campaign Management
3 9 (37.50%) Use Case
4 8 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) OOP
7 3 (12.50%) RAD
7 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.33%) RUP
9 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Korn
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft