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 3 months to 22 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 85 70
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15  
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.96% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.31% 4.51% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 11
Median daily rate £600 £442 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.74% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.46% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 232 288 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 19.32% 21.19% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 155 170
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Edinburgh

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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 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for DB2.

1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Law
3 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
3 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) JBoss
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) Pega PRPC
5 3 (17.65%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) Pega
5 3 (17.65%) zOS
5 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (17.65%) AIX
5 3 (17.65%) J2EE
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
5 3 (17.65%) EJB
5 3 (17.65%) JSP
5 3 (17.65%) Servlets
5 3 (17.65%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 2 (11.76%) Linux

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 5 (29.41%) JBoss
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Pega PRPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) IMS/DB
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
General
1 6 (35.29%) Law
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) DBA
2 5 (29.41%) DB2 DBA
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) DB2 Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Mainframe DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) DB2 Support
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Mainframe Operator
6 1 (5.88%) Pega Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) EJB
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) JSP
1 3 (17.65%) Servlets
1 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) AIX
1 3 (17.65%) zOS
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) OS/2
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.76%) Content Management
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Scorecard
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.88%) CA Endevor
2 1 (5.88%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) Pega
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Teradata
5 1 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) F5
5 1 (5.88%) Intel
5 1 (5.88%) Planview