Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 118 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 -1
Contract jobs citing DB2 21 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.61% 0.96%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.98% 3.47% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £413 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +65.00% -44.44%
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.92%
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 527 518 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.51% 17.70% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 277 219
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £260
90th Percentile £563 £511 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 - £52.00
10th Percentile £18.40 - £44.25
90th Percentile £34.00 - £52.03
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% -1.18% +70.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) IBM
2 9 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) SAS
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) zOS
5 5 (23.81%) ProC
5 5 (23.81%) SAS Certification
5 5 (23.81%) Base SAS
5 5 (23.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) PROC SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) JMeter
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (14.29%) Unix
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) QA
7 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (9.52%) REST
8 2 (9.52%) SIEM
8 2 (9.52%) Twitter
8 2 (9.52%) GDPR
8 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing

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 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 7 (33.33%) SAS
3 2 (9.52%) CICS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Base SAS
2 5 (23.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) IDMS
4 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) ProC
2 4 (19.05%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Developer
1 4 (19.05%) SAS Developer
1 4 (19.05%) Test Leader
2 3 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
2 3 (14.29%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Database Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) SIEM Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) ISPF
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blog
1 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) LPAR
2 1 (4.76%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) zOS
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) OS/2
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (9.52%) SIEM
4 2 (9.52%) Statistics
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) PROC SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) REXX
3 2 (9.52%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) RACF
2 1 (4.76%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) IBM
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) BMC
3 2 (9.52%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) Twitter