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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 280 250
Rank change year-on-year -62 -30  
Contract jobs citing DB2 256 406 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.82% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.69% 3.76% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 212 229
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £268 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +9.67% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

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 9528 10785 12035
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.44% 21.84% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6291 7397 7985
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 171 178
Median hourly rate £31.00 £30.25 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.47% +17.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.37 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -5 103 £500 +11.11% 21
South East +45 72 £425 +15.80% 6
North West +11 50 £400 +0.94% 3
Yorkshire -1 11 £450 +4.65% 2
East of England -41 7 £475 +29.69% 3
South West +5 4 £374 -9.39% 1
North East +30 2 £310 +10.71%
West Midlands +1 2 £313 -26.47% 1
East Midlands -18 1 - - 5
Midlands - 1 - - 6
DB2
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 281 (54.25%) SQL
2 212 (40.93%) Oracle
3 168 (32.43%) Finance
4 163 (31.47%) Java
5 159 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
6 144 (27.80%) IBM
7 135 (26.06%) Linux
8 126 (24.32%) Unix
9 125 (24.13%) Banking
10 114 (22.01%) SQL Server
11 107 (20.66%) Relational Database
12 105 (20.27%) Mainframe
13 90 (17.37%) WebSphere
14 78 (15.06%) XML
15 75 (14.48%) Windows
16 69 (13.32%) Sybase
16 69 (13.32%) Migration
16 69 (13.32%) Scrum
17 64 (12.36%) Performance Tuning
17 64 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
18 63 (12.16%) Data Modelling
19 59 (11.39%) Shell Script
20 58 (11.20%) Spring
21 56 (10.81%) ETL
22 53 (10.23%) Git (software)
23 51 (9.85%) Jenkins
23 51 (9.85%) OO
24 50 (9.65%) SDLC
24 50 (9.65%) Test Automation
25 49 (9.46%) Data Warehouse

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 90 (17.37%) WebSphere
2 31 (5.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 29 (5.60%) CICS
4 17 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 16 (3.09%) WebLogic
6 14 (2.70%) JBoss
6 14 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.93%) SAS
8 9 (1.74%) MQSeries
9 8 (1.54%) Apache
9 8 (1.54%) SharePoint
10 7 (1.35%) Confluence
10 7 (1.35%) IIS
11 6 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.77%) FileNet
12 4 (0.77%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.77%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.77%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 15 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.58%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.39%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (2.51%) Magento
2 7 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.35%) Temenos T24
3 6 (1.16%) Loan IQ
3 6 (1.16%) Maximo
4 4 (0.77%) Staffware
5 3 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.19%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (0.19%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (0.39%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.19%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.86%) SAN
2 17 (3.28%) LDAP
3 12 (2.32%) HTTP
4 8 (1.54%) Firewall
5 7 (1.35%) Internet
5 7 (1.35%) NAS
5 7 (1.35%) SNMP
6 5 (0.97%) DNS
6 5 (0.97%) SMTP
6 5 (0.97%) SSL
6 5 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.39%) ATM
7 2 (0.39%) MPLS
7 2 (0.39%) Network Security
7 2 (0.39%) SSH
7 2 (0.39%) VPLS
8 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.19%) DAB
8 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (22.01%) SQL Server
2 107 (20.66%) Relational Database
3 49 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (9.07%) RDBMS
5 45 (8.69%) MySQL
6 36 (6.95%) MongoDB
7 30 (5.79%) DataStage
8 27 (5.21%) Hadoop
9 24 (4.63%) DB2 UDB
10 23 (4.44%) NoSQL
10 23 (4.44%) Oracle Database
10 23 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (4.05%) Big Data
12 17 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (3.28%) IBM InfoSphere
13 15 (2.90%) DbVisualizer
14 14 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (2.51%) Informix
15 13 (2.51%) KDB
16 12 (2.32%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 53 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 51 (9.85%) Jenkins
3 43 (8.30%) Maven
4 39 (7.53%) Selenium
5 35 (6.76%) JUnit
6 34 (6.56%) Cucumber
7 32 (6.18%) JIRA
8 28 (5.41%) Gradle
9 22 (4.25%) Ant
10 21 (4.05%) Hudson
11 19 (3.67%) ERwin
12 18 (3.47%) Concordion
12 18 (3.47%) JBehave
12 18 (3.47%) Subversion
12 18 (3.47%) Talend Open Studio
13 13 (2.51%) WebDriver
14 12 (2.32%) PowerDesigner
15 8 (1.54%) Toad
16 7 (1.35%) Eclipse
17 6 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 168 (32.43%) Finance
2 125 (24.13%) Banking
3 41 (7.92%) Retail
4 24 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 22 (4.25%) Front Office
6 14 (2.70%) Games
7 13 (2.51%) Back Office
8 11 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.93%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.35%) Legal
12 4 (0.77%) Automotive
12 4 (0.77%) German Language
12 4 (0.77%) Marketing
12 4 (0.77%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.58%) Electronics
13 3 (0.58%) French Language
14 2 (0.39%) Billing
14 2 (0.39%) Prime Brokerage
15 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 143 (27.61%) Developer
2 100 (19.31%) Analyst
3 71 (13.71%) DBA
4 65 (12.55%) Java Developer
5 54 (10.42%) DB2 DBA
6 50 (9.65%) Architect
7 40 (7.72%) Administrator
8 39 (7.53%) Consultant
9 26 (5.02%) Data Analyst
10 25 (4.83%) Business Analyst
11 20 (3.86%) Senior Developer
12 18 (3.47%) Data Architect
12 18 (3.47%) Test Analyst
13 17 (3.28%) DB2 Administrator
13 17 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (3.28%) Tester
14 15 (2.90%) SQL Analyst
15 13 (2.51%) Automation Tester
16 12 (2.32%) Java Automation Tester
16 12 (2.32%) KDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (15.06%) XML
2 58 (11.20%) Spring
3 47 (9.07%) Web Services
4 42 (8.11%) SOAP
5 35 (6.76%) J2EE
6 34 (6.56%) JMS
7 33 (6.37%) Middleware
8 31 (5.98%) HTML
9 27 (5.21%) JSON
10 24 (4.63%) JSP
10 24 (4.63%) REST
11 19 (3.67%) CSS
12 16 (3.09%) RESTful
12 16 (3.09%) XML Messaging
13 14 (2.70%) J2SE
13 14 (2.70%) Java EE
13 14 (2.70%) jQuery
13 14 (2.70%) Servlets
13 14 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (2.51%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 105 (20.27%) Mainframe
2 64 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.83%) Clustering
4 23 (4.44%) AS400
4 23 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 23 (4.44%) Derivative
5 22 (4.25%) Replication
6 21 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 20 (3.86%) IBM Mainframe
7 20 (3.86%) iSeries
8 17 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 17 (3.28%) SWIFT
9 14 (2.70%) Data Centre
10 13 (2.51%) Equity Derivative
10 13 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (2.51%) OTC Derivatives
11 11 (2.12%) User Experience
12 9 (1.74%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.74%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 135 (26.06%) Linux
2 126 (24.32%) Unix
3 75 (14.48%) Windows
4 31 (5.98%) AIX
4 31 (5.98%) zOS
5 16 (3.09%) Solaris
6 15 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (2.32%) Windows Vista
8 10 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.97%) CentOS
11 5 (0.97%) Windows Server
12 3 (0.58%) HPUX
12 3 (0.58%) MVS
12 3 (0.58%) OS/390
12 3 (0.58%) SUSE
13 2 (0.39%) VMS
14 1 (0.19%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (13.32%) Migration
2 69 (13.32%) Scrum
3 64 (12.36%) Performance Tuning
4 63 (12.16%) Data Modelling
5 56 (10.81%) ETL
6 51 (9.85%) OO
7 50 (9.65%) SDLC
7 50 (9.65%) Test Automation
8 47 (9.07%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (7.53%) ITIL
10 36 (6.95%) Data Analysis
11 33 (6.37%) Data Migration
12 32 (6.18%) Microservices
13 31 (5.98%) SOA
14 30 (5.79%) Business Analysis
15 29 (5.60%) Change Management
15 29 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (5.41%) Project Management
17 27 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 281 (54.25%) SQL
2 163 (31.47%) Java
3 59 (11.39%) Shell Script
4 44 (8.49%) COBOL
4 44 (8.49%) Python
5 37 (7.14%) Perl
6 34 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 24 (4.63%) JCL
8 23 (4.44%) C++
9 16 (3.09%) Bash Shell
9 16 (3.09%) R
9 16 (3.09%) RPG
10 14 (2.70%) C#
11 13 (2.51%) RPG IV
12 10 (1.93%) Korn
12 10 (1.93%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.74%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.74%) VB
14 8 (1.54%) C
14 8 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (7.92%) Degree
2 26 (5.02%) Security Cleared
3 20 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.16%) MCDBA
5 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.97%) ISEB
6 5 (0.97%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.58%) APMG
7 3 (0.58%) CISSP
7 3 (0.58%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.39%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.19%) CCDP
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.98%) MiFID
2 26 (5.02%) QA
3 25 (4.83%) Dodd-Frank
3 25 (4.83%) EMIR
4 23 (4.44%) Data Quality
5 14 (2.70%) ISO 20022
6 7 (1.35%) PMO
7 4 (0.77%) SLA
8 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.39%) Basel II
9 2 (0.39%) GCP
9 2 (0.39%) GDPR
10 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.09%) Docker
3 10 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.16%) Time Sharing Option
5 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.77%) HDFS
7 3 (0.58%) RACF
7 3 (0.58%) vSphere
7 3 (0.58%) XenApp
7 3 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.19%) NFS
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (3.67%) Tivoli
2 18 (3.47%) Ansible
3 16 (3.09%) Puppet
4 10 (1.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (1.35%) Netcool
5 7 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.16%) SCCM
7 5 (0.97%) OpenView
7 5 (0.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.77%) Oozie
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.77%) QRadar
8 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.58%) IBM BigFix
9 3 (0.58%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.58%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.39%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 212 (40.93%) Oracle
2 144 (27.80%) IBM
3 69 (13.32%) Sybase
4 40 (7.72%) SAP
5 36 (6.95%) Microsoft
6 32 (6.18%) Teradata
7 26 (5.02%) Informatica
8 22 (4.25%) Perforce
9 20 (3.86%) Netezza
9 20 (3.86%) VMware
10 18 (3.47%) Talend
11 17 (3.28%) HP
12 16 (3.09%) hybris
13 15 (2.90%) Red Hat
13 15 (2.90%) TIBCO
14 13 (2.51%) MicroStrategy
15 11 (2.12%) Ab Initio
16 9 (1.74%) CA
16 9 (1.74%) Cognos
16 9 (1.74%) Tableau
Knutsford, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago