Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 106 97
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9 +8
Contract jobs citing DB2 16 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.99% 1.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.01% 4.55% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 10
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £442 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.16% -1.78% +51.26%
10th Percentile £288 £287 £365
90th Percentile £580 £451 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 532 462 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.03% 21.78% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 241 312
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £275
90th Percentile £529 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +11.07% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +72.83% +16.01%
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +68.00% -9.09%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for DB2.

1 8 (50.00%) SQL
1 8 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) COBOL
4 4 (25.00%) CICS
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Law
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) JCL
5 3 (18.75%) DHTML
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) EJB
5 3 (18.75%) JSP
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) JMS
5 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
5 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
6 2 (12.50%) React
6 2 (12.50%) Redux
6 2 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL

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 4 (25.00%) CICS
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) DBA
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (12.50%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Payments Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) DB2 Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) DB2 Support
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) DHTML
1 3 (18.75%) EJB
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
1 3 (18.75%) JMS
1 3 (18.75%) JSP
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) React
2 2 (12.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) HACMP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) zOS
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Release Management
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) COBOL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) JCL
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) CA Endevor
2 1 (6.25%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Planview
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 2 (12.50%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) BMC
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) Teradata