Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 22 September 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 114 114
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -12
Contract jobs citing DB2 27 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.42% 3.03% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £427 £525 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.62% +18.78% +4.00%
10th Percentile £364 £329 £346
90th Percentile £509 £748 £469
Scotland median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.53% +6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 498 528 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.94% 19.71% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 283 280
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £295 £260
90th Percentile £543 £538 £514
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £43.39 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.28% -8.17% +45.72%
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -62.55% +20.53% +11.03%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Edinburgh

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Edinburgh

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Edinburgh

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for DB2.

1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) IBM
3 9 (33.33%) zOS
3 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 8 (29.63%) SAS
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Banking
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) ProC
7 5 (18.52%) Mainframe
7 5 (18.52%) SAS Certification
7 5 (18.52%) BMC
7 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) Base SAS
7 5 (18.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
7 5 (18.52%) PROC SQL
8 4 (14.81%) OMEGAMON
8 4 (14.81%) Replication
8 4 (14.81%) CA
8 4 (14.81%) REXX
8 4 (14.81%) CICS
8 4 (14.81%) RACF
8 4 (14.81%) Unix
9 3 (11.11%) Java
9 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 8 (29.63%) SAS
3 4 (14.81%) CICS
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Base SAS
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (18.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (7.41%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) ProC
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) JMeter
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.70%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Moq
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) DB2 DBA
1 6 (22.22%) DBA
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) SAS Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Database Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) ISPF
2 1 (3.70%) JSP
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) REST
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mainframe
2 4 (14.81%) Replication
3 2 (7.41%) Blog
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) LPAR
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) zOS
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) OS/2
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Data Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Strategy
4 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (7.41%) SIEM
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Organisational Awareness
5 1 (3.70%) Process Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.70%) Traceability Matrix
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PROC SQL
3 4 (14.81%) REXX
4 3 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) COBOL
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) RACF
2 1 (3.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) IBM
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) BMC
4 4 (14.81%) CA
5 2 (7.41%) Twitter
6 1 (3.70%) Curam