Period
to 18 January 2020

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 6 months to 18 January 2020 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 491 518 454
Rank change year-on-year +27 -64 -103
Contract jobs citing DB2 223 354 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.60% 1.72% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 191 253
England median daily rate £525 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £326
90th Percentile £713 £656 £660
UK median daily rate £494 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +16.18% -5.56% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
England median hourly rate £25.75 £57.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.41% +44.38% -1.40%
10th Percentile £21.78 £23.08 £25.00
90th Percentile £33.20 £92.23 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £25.75 £57.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -55.41% +44.38% -1.40%

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 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 13,964 20,608 20,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.23% 22.61% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,424 14,328 14,282
England median daily rate £475 £484 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.86% +2.98% +9.81%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £670 £650 £630
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 221 227
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.79% +11.82%
10th Percentile £13.77 £15.00 £15.22
90th Percentile £57.30 £56.00 £57.63
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £30.95
% change year-on-year -1.54% +5.01% +9.21%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 18 January 2020.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 January 2020. 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
London +104 112 £550 +12.82% 23
South West +8 39 £588 +17.50% 4
South East +19 33 £415 -7.78% 13
North of England -2 17 £525 +24.63% 6
Midlands +31 11 £365 -2.67% 2
North West -24 10 £375 -11.50% 2
East Midlands +10 9 £375 +8.70%
East of England +28 8 £525 +23.53% 2
Yorkshire +45 7 £600 +33.24% 4
West Midlands +37 2 £358 -4.67% 2
DB2
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for DB2.

1 145 (65.02%) SQL
2 108 (48.43%) Oracle
3 99 (44.39%) Java
4 78 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (29.60%) IBM
6 57 (25.56%) Linux
7 55 (24.66%) Finance
8 49 (21.97%) Relational Database
9 48 (21.52%) ETL
9 48 (21.52%) SQL Server
9 48 (21.52%) Sybase
10 46 (20.63%) PostgreSQL
11 45 (20.18%) Migration
12 40 (17.94%) Scrum
12 40 (17.94%) AWS
13 39 (17.49%) Web Services
14 38 (17.04%) XML
14 38 (17.04%) Microservices
15 37 (16.59%) Analytics
16 36 (16.14%) Azure
16 36 (16.14%) RDBMS
17 35 (15.70%) Data Modelling
18 32 (14.35%) DataStage
18 32 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
18 32 (14.35%) GCP
19 31 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
19 31 (13.90%) Windows
19 31 (13.90%) MongoDB
20 30 (13.45%) IBM InfoSphere
20 30 (13.45%) Front Office

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 15 (6.73%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.28%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.48%) FileNet
4 9 (4.04%) JBoss
5 6 (2.69%) Confluence
6 4 (1.79%) SAS
6 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.35%) Apache
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.90%) CICS
8 2 (0.90%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.45%) Gentran
9 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 5 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (8.97%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (1.35%) Maximo
2 3 (1.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (17.94%) AWS
2 36 (16.14%) Azure
3 32 (14.35%) GCP
4 20 (8.97%) AWS Step Functions
5 6 (2.69%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.79%) PaaS
6 4 (1.79%) SaaS
7 3 (1.35%) AWS IoT
7 3 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (1.35%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.90%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.90%) IaaS
8 2 (0.90%) Serverless
8 2 (0.90%) Stackdriver
8 2 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) AdWords
9 1 (0.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.28%) FTP
2 4 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.35%) SAN
3 3 (1.35%) SSL
4 2 (0.90%) Firewall
4 2 (0.90%) HTTP
4 2 (0.90%) MQTT
4 2 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.90%) WAN
5 1 (0.45%) ATM
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.45%) DHCP
5 1 (0.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.45%) ISDN
5 1 (0.45%) LAN
5 1 (0.45%) Skype
5 1 (0.45%) VoIP
5 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (21.97%) Relational Database
2 48 (21.52%) SQL Server
3 46 (20.63%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (16.14%) RDBMS
5 32 (14.35%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (14.35%) DataStage
6 31 (13.90%) MongoDB
7 30 (13.45%) IBM InfoSphere
8 26 (11.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (11.66%) NoSQL
9 22 (9.87%) Amazon Athena
9 22 (9.87%) MySQL
9 22 (9.87%) Redis
10 21 (9.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (9.42%) Couchbase
10 21 (9.42%) Neo4j
11 20 (8.97%) HBase
11 20 (8.97%) MariaDB
12 16 (7.17%) Amazon Aurora
13 15 (6.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (11.21%) JIRA
2 15 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.04%) JUnit
4 7 (3.14%) GitLab
5 6 (2.69%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.69%) Selenium
5 6 (2.69%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.24%) Maven
7 3 (1.35%) Gradle
7 3 (1.35%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (0.90%) JMeter
8 2 (0.90%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.90%) Subversion
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.45%) JBehave
9 1 (0.45%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (24.66%) Finance
2 30 (13.45%) Front Office
3 29 (13.00%) Banking
4 11 (4.93%) Public Sector
5 8 (3.59%) Retail
5 8 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.24%) Games
6 5 (2.24%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.79%) Marketing
8 3 (1.35%) Electronics
9 2 (0.90%) Automotive
9 2 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (45.74%) Developer
2 27 (12.11%) Java Developer
3 26 (11.66%) DataStage Developer
4 17 (7.62%) Administrator
5 16 (7.17%) Senior Developer
6 15 (6.73%) Data Engineer
7 13 (5.83%) Analyst
7 13 (5.83%) AWS Engineer
7 13 (5.83%) Java Engineer
8 12 (5.38%) Architect
8 12 (5.38%) AWS Developer
8 12 (5.38%) ETL Developer
9 10 (4.48%) DB2 Developer
9 10 (4.48%) DBA
9 10 (4.48%) NoSQL Developer
9 10 (4.48%) NoSQL Engineer
10 9 (4.04%) COBOL Developer
10 9 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (3.59%) DataStage ETL Developer
11 8 (3.59%) FileNet Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.49%) Web Services
2 38 (17.04%) XML
3 26 (11.66%) J2EE
4 17 (7.62%) CSS
4 17 (7.62%) HTML
5 15 (6.73%) RESTful
6 14 (6.28%) Kafka
7 13 (5.83%) .NET
8 12 (5.38%) XML Schema
9 11 (4.93%) Middleware
9 11 (4.93%) Node.js
10 10 (4.48%) REST
10 10 (4.48%) Spring
11 7 (3.14%) SOAP
12 6 (2.69%) EDI
12 6 (2.69%) Spring Boot
13 5 (2.24%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.24%) jQuery
13 5 (2.24%) XSD
14 4 (1.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.76%) Equity Derivative
2 20 (8.97%) Derivative
2 20 (8.97%) Fixed Income
2 20 (8.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (8.97%) Hedge funds
3 16 (7.17%) Market Risk
4 15 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.73%) Mainframe
4 15 (6.73%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.69%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.69%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.24%) AS400
8 4 (1.79%) Equities
9 3 (1.35%) Clustering
9 3 (1.35%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.35%) iSeries
9 3 (1.35%) Tandem
10 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.56%) Linux
2 31 (13.90%) Windows
3 22 (9.87%) AIX
3 22 (9.87%) Unix
4 12 (5.38%) zOS
5 8 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.14%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.90%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) SUSE
9 1 (0.45%) VME
9 1 (0.45%) VMS
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (34.98%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (21.52%) ETL
3 45 (20.18%) Migration
4 40 (17.94%) Scrum
5 38 (17.04%) Microservices
6 37 (16.59%) Analytics
7 35 (15.70%) Data Modelling
8 31 (13.90%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (13.45%) Software Engineering
10 24 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (9.42%) Asset Management
12 20 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (8.97%) Risk Analytics
13 19 (8.52%) TDD
14 18 (8.07%) Data Management
14 18 (8.07%) Physical Data Model
15 17 (7.62%) SDLC
16 16 (7.17%) ITIL
17 15 (6.73%) Data Integration
18 14 (6.28%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 145 (65.02%) SQL
2 99 (44.39%) Java
3 29 (13.00%) Python
4 21 (9.42%) C++
4 21 (9.42%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.97%) Kotlin
6 17 (7.62%) Scala
7 13 (5.83%) C#
8 10 (4.48%) COBOL
9 9 (4.04%) C
10 7 (3.14%) JCL
10 7 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.69%) VB
11 6 (2.69%) VB6
11 6 (2.69%) VC++
12 5 (2.24%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.24%) Delphi
12 5 (2.24%) Java 8
12 5 (2.24%) Ruby
12 5 (2.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.07%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.93%) Degree
4 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.90%) CISSP
4 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CCIE
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.73%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.69%) QA
3 4 (1.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.90%) COBIT
4 2 (0.90%) GDPR
4 2 (0.90%) GLBA
4 2 (0.90%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.90%) NIST
4 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 17 (7.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 10 (4.48%) Docker
3 7 (3.14%) HDFS
4 2 (0.90%) LXC
4 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.45%) RACF
5 1 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (7.62%) Tivoli
2 11 (4.93%) Ansible
3 8 (3.59%) Control-M
3 8 (3.59%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.79%) Terraform
5 3 (1.35%) Graphite
6 2 (0.90%) CASB
6 2 (0.90%) Grafana
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.90%) IBM Guardium
6 2 (0.90%) Oozie
6 2 (0.90%) Opsgenie
6 2 (0.90%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.45%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 108 (48.43%) Oracle
2 66 (29.60%) IBM
3 48 (21.52%) Sybase
4 29 (13.00%) Google
5 23 (10.31%) Teradata
6 13 (5.83%) Microsoft
7 12 (5.38%) Citrix
7 12 (5.38%) HP
8 10 (4.48%) SAP
9 8 (3.59%) Cognos
10 6 (2.69%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.79%) Ab Initio
11 4 (1.79%) Remedy
11 4 (1.79%) Talend
12 3 (1.35%) Cisco
12 3 (1.35%) MAPICS
12 3 (1.35%) Netezza
12 3 (1.35%) VMware
13 2 (0.90%) EMC
13 2 (0.90%) Intel