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 3 months to 30 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 Universal Database (DB2 UDB)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 614 585
Rank change year-on-year +43 -29  
Contract jobs citing DB2 UDB 5 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.020% 0.033%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.052% 0.090% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Median daily rate £550 £415 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.53% -24.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £415 £350
% change year-on-year +32.53% +18.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9586 11153 10907
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.83% 22.32% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6521 7561 7125
Median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 154 148
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

DB2 UDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DB2 UDB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +18 4 £550 +32.53%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
DB2 UDB
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 22 (100.00%) DB2
2 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) WSDL
4 10 (45.45%) XML Schema
4 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
4 10 (45.45%) Subversion
4 10 (45.45%) Spring
4 10 (45.45%) Maven
4 10 (45.45%) Apache Flex
4 10 (45.45%) jQuery
4 10 (45.45%) Performance Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Struts2
4 10 (45.45%) Open Source
4 10 (45.45%) XML
4 10 (45.45%) XSLT
4 10 (45.45%) CSS
4 10 (45.45%) JSP
4 10 (45.45%) SOAP
4 10 (45.45%) Struts
4 10 (45.45%) J2EE
4 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) Ant
4 10 (45.45%) XHTML
4 10 (45.45%) UDDI
4 10 (45.45%) Eclipse
5 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) ETL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) DB2
2 5 (22.73%) OLTP
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Ant
1 10 (45.45%) Eclipse
1 10 (45.45%) Maven
1 10 (45.45%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) GitLab
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) DBA
2 10 (45.45%) DB2 DBA
2 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Administrator
4 7 (31.82%) DB2 Administrator
5 5 (22.73%) Applications Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
2 10 (45.45%) Apache Flex
2 10 (45.45%) CSS
2 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) J2EE
2 10 (45.45%) jQuery
2 10 (45.45%) JSP
2 10 (45.45%) SOAP
2 10 (45.45%) Spring
2 10 (45.45%) Struts
2 10 (45.45%) Struts2
2 10 (45.45%) UDDI
2 10 (45.45%) WSDL
2 10 (45.45%) XHTML
2 10 (45.45%) XML
2 10 (45.45%) XML Schema
2 10 (45.45%) XSLT
3 2 (9.09%) JMS
3 2 (9.09%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) HACMP
1 5 (22.73%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) AIX
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Open Source
1 10 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) ETL
3 6 (27.27%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Change Management
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) AWK
4 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) Korn
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) Python
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 5 (22.73%) NetApp
3 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle