Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 445 362
Rank change year-on-year -54 -83 -70
Contract jobs citing DB2 386 466 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.49% 0.66%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 2.23% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 247 349
England median daily rate £434 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.61% +9.41% -
10th Percentile £313 £350 £280
90th Percentile £629 £675 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 15
England median hourly rate £100.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.14% -12.50% +50.94%
10th Percentile £100.25 £24.25 £29.91
90th Percentile £100.75 £45.00 £46.45
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +187.14% -12.50% +49.53%

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 21,576 20,912 22,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.62% 22.08% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,187 14,449 14,879
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £319 £312 £288
90th Percentile £644 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 259 326
England median hourly rate £33.50 £31.31 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.99% +11.82% +0.79%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £56.94 £54.00 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.88 £28.18
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.56% -1.12%

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 14 November 2018.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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 -35 143 £475 -10.59% 23
South East -32 96 £450 +15.38% 16
North of England -21 62 £425 -1.16% 14
North West -15 47 £425 +6.25% 10
Midlands +8 42 £375 +15.38% 5
South West -30 31 £500 +3.20% 8
East Midlands +27 28 £337 +9.45% 3
West Midlands -24 14 £375 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire -19 11 £423 -19.08% 4
East of England -8 10 £425 - 7
North East 0 4 £325 -5.11%
DB2
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 174 (45.08%) SQL
2 151 (39.12%) Oracle
3 107 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (27.46%) Java
5 103 (26.68%) SQL Server
6 101 (26.17%) Unix
7 89 (23.06%) IBM
7 89 (23.06%) Finance
8 86 (22.28%) Linux
9 84 (21.76%) Mainframe
10 63 (16.32%) Relational Database
11 62 (16.06%) Windows
12 58 (15.03%) CICS
13 57 (14.77%) Web Services
14 56 (14.51%) COBOL
15 55 (14.25%) Middleware
16 53 (13.73%) WebSphere
16 53 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
17 50 (12.95%) Banking
18 45 (11.66%) ETL
19 41 (10.62%) Python
19 41 (10.62%) NoSQL
20 39 (10.10%) XML
20 39 (10.10%) Teradata
21 38 (9.84%) Migration
21 38 (9.84%) Docker
22 36 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
23 35 (9.07%) JavaScript
23 35 (9.07%) Degree
24 34 (8.81%) 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 58 (15.03%) CICS
2 53 (13.73%) WebSphere
3 19 (4.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 17 (4.40%) SAS
5 10 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (2.33%) Apache Spark
6 9 (2.33%) Confluence
6 9 (2.33%) MQSeries
6 9 (2.33%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.07%) NetWeaver
8 7 (1.81%) IBM HTTP Server
8 7 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.55%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.04%) Apache
10 4 (1.04%) JBoss
11 3 (0.78%) GemFire
12 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.52%) IIS
12 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) HipChat
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.81%) Maximo
1 7 (1.81%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.59%) GitHub
4 9 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.07%) IBM Cloud
6 7 (1.81%) SaaS
7 5 (1.30%) OpenShift
7 5 (1.30%) PaaS
8 4 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.04%) Office 365
8 4 (1.04%) Serverless
9 3 (0.78%) Apigee
9 3 (0.78%) Azure Functions
9 3 (0.78%) IaaS
10 2 (0.52%) npm
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.40%) Firewall
2 15 (3.89%) HTTP
3 11 (2.85%) SMTP
3 11 (2.85%) SNMP
4 10 (2.59%) SAN
5 5 (1.30%) NAS
6 4 (1.04%) DNS
6 4 (1.04%) LAN
6 4 (1.04%) SMS
6 4 (1.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.78%) FTP
7 3 (0.78%) Network Security
7 3 (0.78%) WAN
8 2 (0.52%) ATM
8 2 (0.52%) PABX
8 2 (0.52%) SSL
8 2 (0.52%) VoIP
8 2 (0.52%) VPN
9 1 (0.26%) Converged Networks
9 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (26.68%) SQL Server
2 63 (16.32%) Relational Database
3 41 (10.62%) NoSQL
4 36 (9.33%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (8.81%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (8.03%) RDBMS
7 30 (7.77%) Big Data
8 23 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (4.92%) MySQL
10 16 (4.15%) Oracle Database
11 15 (3.89%) BusinessObjects
12 14 (3.63%) Redis
13 13 (3.37%) DB2 UDB
13 13 (3.37%) Hadoop
13 13 (3.37%) MongoDB
14 12 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (2.85%) IBM InfoSphere
15 11 (2.85%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (2.85%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 30 (7.77%) Jenkins
2 24 (6.22%) Git (software)
3 22 (5.70%) JIRA
4 19 (4.92%) Maven
5 16 (4.15%) JUnit
6 15 (3.89%) Selenium
7 14 (3.63%) Cucumber
7 14 (3.63%) Visual Studio
8 11 (2.85%) Subversion
9 9 (2.33%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.07%) NetBeans
11 7 (1.81%) Artifactory
11 7 (1.81%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.55%) Ant
12 6 (1.55%) Gradle
12 6 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.55%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.30%) Hudson
13 5 (1.30%) JBehave
13 5 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 89 (23.06%) Finance
2 50 (12.95%) Banking
3 29 (7.51%) Retail
4 16 (4.15%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.11%) Marketing
6 9 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.04%) Automotive
8 4 (1.04%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.26%) Front Office
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 167 (43.26%) Developer
2 31 (8.03%) Java Developer
3 29 (7.51%) Analyst
4 28 (7.25%) Architect
4 28 (7.25%) COBOL Developer
5 23 (5.96%) Administrator
6 20 (5.18%) DBA
7 16 (4.15%) ETL Developer
8 13 (3.37%) .NET Developer
9 11 (2.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (2.85%) C# Developer
9 11 (2.85%) Lead Developer
10 10 (2.59%) Consultant
11 9 (2.33%) Mainframe Developer
11 9 (2.33%) Tester
12 8 (2.07%) Ab Initio Developer
12 8 (2.07%) DB2 DBA
12 8 (2.07%) Informatica Developer
12 8 (2.07%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.07%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (14.77%) Web Services
2 55 (14.25%) Middleware
3 39 (10.10%) XML
4 29 (7.51%) REST
5 28 (7.25%) HTML
6 24 (6.22%) .NET
7 22 (5.70%) SOAP
8 21 (5.44%) CSS
8 21 (5.44%) LDAP
9 19 (4.92%) Spring
10 17 (4.40%) IBM Integration Bus
10 17 (4.40%) J2EE
10 17 (4.40%) JMS
10 17 (4.40%) JSON
11 14 (3.63%) .NET Framework
11 14 (3.63%) ASP.NET
11 14 (3.63%) Entity Framework
11 14 (3.63%) Hibernate
11 14 (3.63%) HTML5
11 14 (3.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 84 (21.76%) Mainframe
2 34 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.44%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.15%) IBM Mainframe
6 11 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.59%) Clustering
8 9 (2.33%) AS400
8 9 (2.33%) Derivative
8 9 (2.33%) Tandem
9 7 (1.81%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.81%) DataPower
10 6 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.55%) Replication
11 5 (1.30%) Equities
11 5 (1.30%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.04%) iSeries
12 4 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 101 (26.17%) Unix
2 86 (22.28%) Linux
3 62 (16.06%) Windows
4 33 (8.55%) zOS
5 19 (4.92%) AIX
6 16 (4.15%) Windows Server
7 15 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (2.59%) Solaris
9 3 (0.78%) MVS
9 3 (0.78%) SUSE
10 2 (0.52%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.52%) HPUX
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.52%) OS/2
11 1 (0.26%) Android
11 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.26%) CentOS
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (11.66%) ETL
4 38 (9.84%) Migration
5 30 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (7.77%) SDLC
6 28 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (7.25%) ITIL
6 28 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (6.99%) Scrum
8 26 (6.74%) BDD
8 26 (6.74%) Data Modelling
8 26 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (6.48%) Performance Monitoring
10 22 (5.70%) Project Management
10 22 (5.70%) Unit Testing
11 21 (5.44%) Test Automation
12 19 (4.92%) Data Integration
12 19 (4.92%) DevOps
13 17 (4.40%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 174 (45.08%) SQL
2 106 (27.46%) Java
3 56 (14.51%) COBOL
4 41 (10.62%) Python
5 35 (9.07%) JavaScript
6 32 (8.29%) JCL
7 27 (6.99%) Shell Script
8 25 (6.48%) Perl
9 23 (5.96%) C#
10 22 (5.70%) Bash Shell
11 19 (4.92%) REXX
12 15 (3.89%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.11%) Assembly Language
13 12 (3.11%) C
14 11 (2.85%) Groovy
15 8 (2.07%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.55%) Korn
17 5 (1.30%) PowerShell
18 4 (1.04%) RPG
18 4 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (9.07%) Degree
2 25 (6.48%) Security Cleared
3 23 (5.96%) SC Cleared
4 18 (4.66%) Master's Degree
5 11 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.81%) ISEB
7 4 (1.04%) CISSP
8 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.78%) CCNP
8 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.52%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.52%) CCDP
9 2 (0.52%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.52%) CISA
9 2 (0.52%) CISM
9 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.52%) PMP
9 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.85%) QA
2 9 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.04%) SLA
4 3 (0.78%) PSD2
5 2 (0.52%) GDPR
5 2 (0.52%) HL7
5 2 (0.52%) MiFID
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) EMIR
6 1 (0.26%) PMO
6 1 (0.26%) SEPA
System Software
1 38 (9.84%) Docker
2 13 (3.37%) Time Sharing Option
3 11 (2.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.81%) RACF
4 7 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.78%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.52%) ACF2
6 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.26%) HDFS
7 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.15%) Ansible
3 12 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (2.07%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.55%) HP ALM
5 6 (1.55%) OMEGAMON
5 6 (1.55%) Puppet
5 6 (1.55%) Terraform
5 6 (1.55%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.78%) CA Endevor
6 3 (0.78%) Nagios
7 2 (0.52%) Control-M
7 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.52%) Kibana
7 2 (0.52%) Oozie
7 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 151 (39.12%) Oracle
2 89 (23.06%) IBM
3 39 (10.10%) Teradata
4 26 (6.74%) Sybase
5 25 (6.48%) Microsoft
6 22 (5.70%) SAP
7 21 (5.44%) Red Hat
8 20 (5.18%) Netezza
9 16 (4.15%) HP
10 14 (3.63%) Informatica
11 11 (2.85%) VMware
12 10 (2.59%) Ab Initio
13 9 (2.33%) Citrix
13 9 (2.33%) TIBCO
14 8 (2.07%) Greenplum
15 7 (1.81%) F5
16 6 (1.55%) BMC
16 6 (1.55%) Google
16 6 (1.55%) Remedy
17 5 (1.30%) Cisco