Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 94 118
Rank change year-on-year -15 +24 -33
Contract jobs citing DB2 19 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.66% 0.81% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.91% 4.34% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 12
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +50.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £353 £455 £274
90th Percentile £513 £765 £469
Scotland median daily rate £475 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% -5.88%
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 486 392 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.79% 18.74% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 218 357
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £268 £270
90th Percentile £528 £529 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £111.50 £47.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.08% +214.87% -68.42%
10th Percentile £111.25 £42.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £111.75 £52.17 £38.10
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £33.10
% change year-on-year -62.55% +31.08% -22.11%

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 June 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 23 June 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 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Mainframe
2 10 (52.63%) Banking
3 8 (42.11%) zOS
4 7 (36.84%) IBM
5 6 (31.58%) BMC
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
6 5 (26.32%) OMEGAMON
6 5 (26.32%) Replication
6 5 (26.32%) RACF
6 5 (26.32%) REXX
6 5 (26.32%) CA
6 5 (26.32%) CICS
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
9 2 (10.53%) COBOL
9 2 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) Change Management
9 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
9 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
9 2 (10.53%) Selenium
9 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
10 1 (5.26%) Line Management
10 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
10 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
10 1 (5.26%) Data Strategy

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 (26.32%) CICS
1 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Moq
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) PROIV
General
1 10 (52.63%) Banking
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) DB2 DBA
1 6 (31.58%) DBA
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Database Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Mainframe
2 5 (26.32%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) DataPower
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) zOS
2 3 (15.79%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Strategy
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Organisational Awareness
4 1 (5.26%) Process Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) REXX
3 2 (10.53%) COBOL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) JCL
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 6 (31.58%) BMC
3 5 (26.32%) CA
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 1 (5.26%) Curam
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica
6 1 (5.26%) Planview