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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 81 64
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17  
Contract jobs citing DB2 8 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.66% 1.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.97% 3.22% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £308 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +168.57% -55.69%  

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 161 311 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.69% 20.62% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 198 173
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.23% -68.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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

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 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 29 March 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 10 (55.56%) Law
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 7 (38.89%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 4 (22.22%) JBoss
4 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 3 (16.67%) Database Security
5 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) AIX
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 3 (16.67%) zOS
5 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall

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 (22.22%) JBoss
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) CICS
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Log4j
2 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (55.56%) Law
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DBA
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) DB2 DBA
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Database Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Database Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DB2 Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Operator
4 1 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
1 2 (11.11%) Java EE
1 2 (11.11%) JMS
1 2 (11.11%) JSP
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) AIX
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) zOS
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) OS/2
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 3 (16.67%) Content Management
2 3 (16.67%) Database Security
2 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) REXX
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (5.56%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) CA Endevor
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Misys
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Intel
4 1 (5.56%) Planview
4 1 (5.56%) Teradata