Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DB2 UDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 UDB over the 6 months to 22 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 Universal Database (DB2 UDB)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 856 833
Rank change year-on-year +36 -23 -3
Contract jobs citing DB2 UDB 31 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.010% 0.034%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.15% 0.045% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 10
England median daily rate £495 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.75% +4.92% -14.08%
10th Percentile £365 £250 £306
90th Percentile £659 £420 £406
UK median daily rate £430 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +7.50% +4.92% -14.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

DB2 UDB 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 England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 20954 22096 24092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.08% 22.56% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14518 14800 16043
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 319 380
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.39% +0.39% +13.84%
10th Percentile £14.39 £11.20 £12.00
90th Percentile £56.18 £48.15 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year +11.54% -2.61% +15.00%

DB2 UDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DB2 UDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 UDB in England

DB2 UDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DB2 UDB in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 UDB in England

DB2 UDB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 UDB in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 UDB in England

DB2 UDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 UDB in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 UDB in England

DB2 UDB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 UDB within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +30 23 £410 +82.22%
London - 5 £500 -
East of England - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -
DB2 UDB
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 UDB 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 England region with a requirement for DB2 UDB.

1 31 (100.00%) DB2
2 28 (90.32%) Linux
3 22 (70.97%) Oracle
4 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
4 21 (67.74%) Shell Script
5 20 (64.52%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (64.52%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (64.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 18 (58.06%) Task Automation
6 18 (58.06%) SQL
6 18 (58.06%) Python
6 18 (58.06%) YAML
6 18 (58.06%) MongoDB
7 17 (54.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (54.84%) MySQL
8 15 (48.39%) Unix
9 14 (45.16%) Ansible
10 13 (41.94%) Finance
11 11 (35.48%) Security Management
11 11 (35.48%) Capacity Management
12 9 (29.03%) Korn
12 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
13 8 (25.81%) Windows
14 7 (22.58%) IBM
15 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
15 5 (16.13%) Degree
15 5 (16.13%) SAP
15 5 (16.13%) Sybase
15 5 (16.13%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (12.90%) Perl

DB2 UDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) DB2
2 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
3 20 (64.52%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (58.06%) MongoDB
5 17 (54.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (54.84%) MySQL
6 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.23%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Spanish Language
4 2 (6.45%) International Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) DBA
2 14 (45.16%) DB2 DBA
3 9 (29.03%) Administrator
4 6 (19.35%) SQL DBA
5 5 (16.13%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (12.90%) Sybase DBA
7 3 (9.68%) DB2 Administrator
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
9 1 (3.23%) Data Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Data Governance Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Database Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Designer
9 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL DBA
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Applications Designer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Designer
9 1 (3.23%) Unix Administrator
9 1 (3.23%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) YAML
2 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.23%) Java EE
2 1 (3.23%) RESTful
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) Spring
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Unix
3 8 (25.81%) Windows
4 4 (12.90%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Performance Monitoring
1 20 (64.52%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (58.06%) Task Automation
3 11 (35.48%) Capacity Management
3 11 (35.48%) Security Management
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.23%) Data Governance
5 1 (3.23%) Data Lineage
5 1 (3.23%) Data Management
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) Shell Script
2 18 (58.06%) Python
2 18 (58.06%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Bash Shell
3 9 (29.03%) Korn
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) HDFS
1 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) SAP
3 5 (16.13%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) Sun
4 1 (3.23%) Teradata