The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 313 320
Rank change year-on-year -29 +7  
Contract jobs citing DB2 255 345 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.67% 3.12% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 180 169
Median daily rate £440 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% -2.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £47.00 £16.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +193.75% -59.49%  
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 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 9544 11043 10998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.94% 22.35% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6494 7485 7180
Median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.93%  
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 106 157 149
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 £15.15 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.20 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in England

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in England

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in England

DB2
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
London +35 144 £500 +7.52% 19
South East -8 49 £400 -5.88% 3
East of England -3 17 £330 -12.00% 2
North West -19 13 £375 -6.36% 2
West Midlands +19 11 £400 +6.66% 2
East Midlands -13 11 £440 +11.74% 3
Yorkshire +8 4 £348 +2.96% 2
South West -23 4 £475 +72.72% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
DB2
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for DB2.

1 318 (56.38%) SQL
2 230 (40.78%) Oracle
3 189 (33.51%) Java
4 167 (29.61%) Finance
5 163 (28.90%) IBM
6 162 (28.72%) Linux
7 155 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (24.65%) Unix
9 126 (22.34%) Banking
10 123 (21.81%) SQL Server
11 114 (20.21%) XML
12 111 (19.68%) Windows
12 111 (19.68%) Relational Database
13 95 (16.84%) Data Modelling
14 92 (16.31%) WebSphere
15 90 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
16 85 (15.07%) Mainframe
17 74 (13.12%) AIX
18 71 (12.59%) Web Services
18 71 (12.59%) ETL
19 70 (12.41%) Spring
20 69 (12.23%) Sybase
20 69 (12.23%) JavaScript
21 65 (11.52%) SOAP
22 62 (10.99%) SAP
23 60 (10.64%) Scrum
24 58 (10.28%) Migration
25 57 (10.11%) OO
25 57 (10.11%) J2EE
26 56 (9.93%) Middleware

DB2
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 92 (16.31%) WebSphere
2 35 (6.21%) CICS
3 30 (5.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 30 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 24 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 20 (3.55%) JBoss
6 16 (2.84%) MQSeries
7 15 (2.66%) Tomcat
8 14 (2.48%) SharePoint
9 13 (2.30%) Apache Spark
10 12 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
11 11 (1.95%) Apache
12 10 (1.77%) SAS
13 9 (1.60%) NetWeaver
13 9 (1.60%) WebLogic Portal
14 8 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (1.42%) IIS
15 7 (1.24%) Confluence
16 6 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
17 5 (0.89%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 23 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (1.24%) MS Office
4 4 (0.71%) MS Project
4 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.53%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.24%) Temenos T24
3 6 (1.06%) Magento
3 6 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.89%) Loan IQ
4 5 (0.89%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 5 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.71%) Fredhopper
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.53%) Staffware
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.35%) Maximo
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.37%) IaaS
2 18 (3.19%) SaaS
3 17 (3.01%) PaaS
4 11 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.71%) Bluemix
7 4 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.61%) LDAP
2 13 (2.30%) HTTP
3 12 (2.13%) SMTP
4 11 (1.95%) SAN
4 11 (1.95%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.77%) Firewall
6 7 (1.24%) SSL
7 5 (0.89%) DNS
7 5 (0.89%) Internet
7 5 (0.89%) NAS
8 4 (0.71%) FTP
8 4 (0.71%) SNMP
8 4 (0.71%) SSH
8 4 (0.71%) WAN
9 3 (0.53%) LAN
9 3 (0.53%) Network Security
10 2 (0.35%) AMQP
10 2 (0.35%) ATM
10 2 (0.35%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (21.81%) SQL Server
2 111 (19.68%) Relational Database
3 47 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 46 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 45 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (7.62%) Big Data
7 42 (7.45%) Hadoop
7 42 (7.45%) RDBMS
8 36 (6.38%) Oracle Database
9 30 (5.32%) IBM InfoSphere
10 28 (4.96%) DataStage
11 24 (4.26%) MySQL
11 24 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
12 22 (3.90%) DB2 UDB
13 17 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (2.66%) Apache Hive
14 15 (2.66%) HBase
15 13 (2.30%) Sqoop
16 12 (2.13%) Impala
17 11 (1.95%) KDB
Development Applications
1 54 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 51 (9.04%) Maven
3 48 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 36 (6.38%) Ant
5 34 (6.03%) JUnit
6 32 (5.67%) Subversion
7 31 (5.50%) Selenium
8 30 (5.32%) Gradle
9 28 (4.96%) Cucumber
10 22 (3.90%) Eclipse
10 22 (3.90%) Hudson
10 22 (3.90%) JBehave
11 21 (3.72%) Concordion
12 20 (3.55%) JIRA
13 17 (3.01%) ERwin
13 17 (3.01%) Talend Open Studio
14 13 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.77%) PowerDesigner
16 9 (1.60%) TeamCity
17 5 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 167 (29.61%) Finance
2 126 (22.34%) Banking
3 33 (5.85%) Retail
4 25 (4.43%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.26%) Front Office
6 15 (2.66%) Back Office
7 12 (2.13%) Legal
8 11 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.77%) Billing
10 6 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.06%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.89%) Automotive
11 5 (0.89%) Games
11 5 (0.89%) Marketing
12 4 (0.71%) Electronics
12 4 (0.71%) French Language
13 3 (0.53%) German Language
14 2 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
14 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 166 (29.43%) Developer
2 114 (20.21%) Analyst
3 79 (14.01%) Java Developer
4 59 (10.46%) Architect
4 59 (10.46%) Consultant
5 51 (9.04%) DBA
6 44 (7.80%) Data Analyst
7 30 (5.32%) Administrator
8 25 (4.43%) DB2 DBA
8 25 (4.43%) SQL Analyst
9 23 (4.08%) Data Consultant
10 22 (3.90%) Business Analyst
11 21 (3.72%) Data Architect
12 19 (3.37%) Data Quality Consultant
12 19 (3.37%) Technical Consultant
13 18 (3.19%) Senior Developer
14 17 (3.01%) SAP Consultant
15 14 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
15 14 (2.48%) SQL Developer
15 14 (2.48%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (20.21%) XML
2 71 (12.59%) Web Services
3 70 (12.41%) Spring
4 65 (11.52%) SOAP
5 57 (10.11%) J2EE
6 56 (9.93%) JSON
6 56 (9.93%) Middleware
7 54 (9.57%) HTML
8 43 (7.62%) CSS
9 38 (6.74%) JMS
10 33 (5.85%) JSP
11 30 (5.32%) Hibernate
11 30 (5.32%) jQuery
11 30 (5.32%) REST
12 21 (3.72%) WebSphere MQ
13 20 (3.55%) XML Schema
14 18 (3.19%) WSDL
15 17 (3.01%) Struts
16 16 (2.84%) .NET
17 15 (2.66%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 90 (15.96%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (15.07%) Mainframe
3 31 (5.50%) Management Information System
4 30 (5.32%) Data Structures
5 23 (4.08%) AS400
5 23 (4.08%) Derivative
5 23 (4.08%) iSeries
6 21 (3.72%) SWIFT
7 17 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.48%) Replication
9 13 (2.30%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (2.13%) Clustering
10 12 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (2.13%) OTC Derivatives
11 10 (1.77%) iPad
12 9 (1.60%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.42%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.42%) Thin Client
14 7 (1.24%) DataPower
14 7 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 162 (28.72%) Linux
2 139 (24.65%) Unix
3 111 (19.68%) Windows
4 74 (13.12%) AIX
5 32 (5.67%) zOS
6 29 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (2.66%) Solaris
9 13 (2.30%) MVS
10 11 (1.95%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.06%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.06%) Windows Server
12 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.89%) HPUX
13 5 (0.89%) SUSE
14 4 (0.71%) CentOS
15 2 (0.35%) VME
15 2 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (16.84%) Data Modelling
3 71 (12.59%) ETL
4 60 (10.64%) Scrum
5 58 (10.28%) Migration
6 57 (10.11%) OO
7 51 (9.04%) Microservices
7 51 (9.04%) Performance Tuning
8 48 (8.51%) ITIL
9 47 (8.33%) Data Management
10 46 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
10 46 (8.16%) DevOps
11 44 (7.80%) TDD
12 43 (7.62%) SDLC
13 42 (7.45%) Change Management
14 40 (7.09%) Data Analysis
15 36 (6.38%) E-Commerce
16 35 (6.21%) SOA
17 33 (5.85%) Unit Testing
18 30 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 318 (56.38%) SQL
2 189 (33.51%) Java
3 69 (12.23%) JavaScript
4 52 (9.22%) Perl
5 50 (8.87%) Python
6 45 (7.98%) Shell Script
7 35 (6.21%) COBOL
8 31 (5.50%) JCL
9 24 (4.26%) C++
10 20 (3.55%) C#
10 20 (3.55%) Scala
11 18 (3.19%) R
12 14 (2.48%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.30%) RPG
14 10 (1.77%) C
15 9 (1.60%) RPG IV
16 7 (1.24%) Korn
16 7 (1.24%) T-SQL
17 5 (0.89%) AWK
Qualifications
1 46 (8.16%) Degree
2 26 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.89%) ISEB
5 4 (0.71%) CISSP
6 3 (0.53%) APMG
6 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.53%) IBM Certification
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.35%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.22%) Data Quality
2 28 (4.96%) Dodd-Frank
2 28 (4.96%) EMIR
2 28 (4.96%) MiFID
3 23 (4.08%) QA
4 12 (2.13%) ISO20022
5 10 (1.77%) SLA
6 6 (1.06%) GDPR
7 4 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.35%) Basel II
9 2 (0.35%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.35%) PMO
10 1 (0.18%) COBIT
10 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 17 (3.01%) Docker
4 13 (2.30%) HDFS
5 8 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.42%) XenApp
5 8 (1.42%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.06%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.53%) vSphere
9 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.35%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.35%) RACF
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (2.84%) Puppet
2 15 (2.66%) Tivoli
3 14 (2.48%) Ansible
4 13 (2.30%) CA Endevor
4 13 (2.30%) Oozie
5 12 (2.13%) OMEGAMON
5 12 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (1.77%) CA Service Virtualization
6 10 (1.77%) QRadar
7 7 (1.24%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.71%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 3 (0.53%) IBM BigFix
10 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.53%) SCCM
11 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.35%) Galera Cluster
11 2 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 230 (40.78%) Oracle
2 163 (28.90%) IBM
3 69 (12.23%) Sybase
4 62 (10.99%) SAP
5 41 (7.27%) Microsoft
6 40 (7.09%) Teradata
6 40 (7.09%) VMware
7 25 (4.43%) Netezza
7 25 (4.43%) Perforce
8 23 (4.08%) CA
9 22 (3.90%) Informatica
10 20 (3.55%) MicroStrategy
10 20 (3.55%) Red Hat
11 17 (3.01%) Talend
11 17 (3.01%) TIBCO
12 15 (2.66%) Citrix
12 15 (2.66%) HP
13 14 (2.48%) Splunk
14 13 (2.30%) Ab Initio
15 11 (1.95%) Cognos
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