Period
to

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 28 June 2022 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
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 494 494 475
Rank change year-on-year 0 -19 +75
Contract jobs citing DB2 277 171 94
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.01% 1.57% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 89 58
10th Percentile £350 £351 £350
25th Percentile £453 £413 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £505 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.93% -3.81% +20.00%
75th Percentile £640 £565 £600
90th Percentile £750 £713 £750
UK median daily rate £525 £490 £500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% +16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile - - £27.53
25th Percentile £52.50 - £33.94
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £45.75
75th Percentile £57.50 - £56.44
90th Percentile - - £62.18
UK median hourly rate £55.00 - £45.75
% change year-on-year - - +0.36%

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 13,758 10,901 8,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.32% 21.33% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,975 7,573 5,848
10th Percentile £375 £325 £330
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £503 £500
Median % change year-on-year +9.45% +0.50% +4.17%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £600
90th Percentile £763 £700 £688
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 171 109
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.40 £13.52
25th Percentile £21.19 £19.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate £40.15 £24.50 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +63.88% -2.00% -28.57%
75th Percentile £63.60 £45.25 £46.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £64.50 £65.10
UK median hourly rate £40.15 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +54.42% +4.00% -18.03%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in England

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DB2 in England.

Daily rate trend for DB2 in England

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DB2 in England over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DB2 in England

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DB2 in England.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
London -45 144 £600 +12.57% 13
South East -5 47 £500 +8.40% 6
North of England -12 45 £450 +12.50% 5
Yorkshire +2 36 £425 +13.33% 1
Midlands -44 16 £500 +6.38% 5
East Midlands -10 14 £500 +36.99% 2
North West -28 12 £750 +57.89% 3
East of England -25 3 £375 -14.29% 2
North East - 3 £750 - 1
West Midlands -43 2 £433 -8.95% 3
DB2
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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.

1 152 (54.87%) Oracle
2 127 (45.85%) SQL
3 122 (44.04%) SQL Server
4 112 (40.43%) Linux
5 95 (34.30%) Social Skills
6 93 (33.57%) Finance
7 81 (29.24%) Agile
7 81 (29.24%) IBM
8 69 (24.91%) Windows
9 66 (23.83%) Banking
10 65 (23.47%) Analytical Skills
11 63 (22.74%) VMware
12 57 (20.58%) Java
12 57 (20.58%) Microsoft
13 56 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
14 55 (19.86%) Relational Database
15 54 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 50 (18.05%) Unix
17 49 (17.69%) Jenkins
18 47 (16.97%) CI/CD
18 47 (16.97%) Citrix
19 45 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 44 (15.88%) RESTful
21 43 (15.52%) AWS
21 43 (15.52%) Mainframe
22 41 (14.80%) Data Management
23 39 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
23 39 (14.08%) Ansible
24 37 (13.36%) DevOps
24 37 (13.36%) CICS

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 37 (13.36%) CICS
2 32 (11.55%) WebSphere
3 20 (7.22%) Confluence
4 8 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.53%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.81%) JBoss
6 5 (1.81%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.08%) SAS
7 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.72%) Apache
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.72%) PowerExchange
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.36%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.17%) CATIA
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Oracle Utilities
2 4 (1.44%) Shopify
3 3 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.08%) Magento
4 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.72%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.72%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.36%) Maximo
5 1 (0.36%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.52%) AWS
2 31 (11.19%) Azure
3 25 (9.03%) GCP
3 25 (9.03%) GitHub
4 15 (5.42%) Slack
5 6 (2.17%) BrowserStack
5 6 (2.17%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.44%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (1.44%) BigCommerce
6 4 (1.44%) dbt
6 4 (1.44%) PaaS
7 3 (1.08%) Apigee
7 3 (1.08%) Kong
7 3 (1.08%) SAP Commerce Cloud
7 3 (1.08%) Serverless
8 2 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.72%) CloudTest
8 2 (0.72%) Commercetools
8 2 (0.72%) Google Sheets
8 2 (0.72%) SpeedCurve
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.66%) NAS
1 24 (8.66%) SAN
2 23 (8.30%) Firewall
3 22 (7.94%) WAN
4 21 (7.58%) LAN
5 16 (5.78%) DNS
6 13 (4.69%) HTTP
6 13 (4.69%) HTTPS
6 13 (4.69%) TCP/IP
7 12 (4.33%) VPN
7 12 (4.33%) Wireless
8 4 (1.44%) VoIP
9 2 (0.72%) FTP
9 2 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.72%) SSL
10 1 (0.36%) DHCP
10 1 (0.36%) MPLS
10 1 (0.36%) PBX
10 1 (0.36%) Skype
10 1 (0.36%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (44.04%) SQL Server
2 55 (19.86%) Relational Database
3 33 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (10.83%) RDBMS
5 29 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (7.58%) MySQL
7 17 (6.14%) Big Data
7 17 (6.14%) MongoDB
8 16 (5.78%) MS Access
9 15 (5.42%) Data Mining
10 14 (5.05%) OLTP
11 12 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (3.61%) IBM InfoSphere
13 9 (3.25%) NoSQL
14 8 (2.89%) Oracle Database
14 8 (2.89%) Tableau
15 7 (2.53%) Hadoop
15 7 (2.53%) SAP HANA
16 6 (2.17%) Power BI
16 6 (2.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 49 (17.69%) Jenkins
2 26 (9.39%) JIRA
3 20 (7.22%) Maven
4 15 (5.42%) Selenium
5 14 (5.05%) Cucumber
5 14 (5.05%) REST Assured
6 13 (4.69%) Appium
6 13 (4.69%) Eclipse
6 13 (4.69%) Zephyr
7 12 (4.33%) Fiddler
8 11 (3.97%) ERwin
8 11 (3.97%) Visual Studio Code
9 9 (3.25%) Git (software)
10 8 (2.89%) SoapUI
11 7 (2.53%) Postman
11 7 (2.53%) Robot Framework
12 6 (2.17%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.81%) ClearCase
13 5 (1.81%) ClearQuest
14 4 (1.44%) JUnit
General
1 95 (34.30%) Social Skills
2 93 (33.57%) Finance
3 66 (23.83%) Banking
4 65 (23.47%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.69%) Retail
6 10 (3.61%) Retail Banking
6 10 (3.61%) Spanish Language
7 9 (3.25%) Documentation Skills
7 9 (3.25%) Presentation Skills
7 9 (3.25%) Public Sector
8 5 (1.81%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.81%) Automotive
8 5 (1.81%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.08%) Back Office
10 3 (1.08%) Front Office
11 2 (0.72%) Law
11 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.72%) Marketing
12 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 67 (24.19%) Developer
2 53 (19.13%) Architect
3 29 (10.47%) Analyst
4 23 (8.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
6 17 (6.14%) Lead Architect
6 17 (6.14%) Systems Analyst
7 16 (5.78%) Automation Engineer
7 16 (5.78%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (5.42%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.05%) Technical Architect
9 14 (5.05%) Tester
10 13 (4.69%) DBA
11 12 (4.33%) Consultant
11 12 (4.33%) Technical Leader
12 11 (3.97%) Automation Developer
12 11 (3.97%) Data Engineer
12 11 (3.97%) DB2 Programmer
12 11 (3.97%) Programmer
13 10 (3.61%) DB2 Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (15.88%) RESTful
2 33 (11.91%) Kafka
2 33 (11.91%) Web Services
3 31 (11.19%) XML
4 28 (10.11%) HTML
5 27 (9.75%) SOAP
6 25 (9.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 23 (8.30%) .NET
7 23 (8.30%) .NET Framework
8 22 (7.94%) REST
9 18 (6.50%) JSON
10 17 (6.14%) Spring
11 13 (4.69%) CSS
12 12 (4.33%) Regular Expression
12 12 (4.33%) WireMock
13 11 (3.97%) AngularJS
13 11 (3.97%) React
14 10 (3.61%) Node.js
15 8 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (2.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.52%) Mainframe
2 35 (12.64%) Data Centre
3 27 (9.75%) Replication
4 25 (9.03%) Clustering
5 22 (7.94%) Analytical Mindset
6 20 (7.22%) Public Cloud
7 13 (4.69%) Mobile App
8 12 (4.33%) Management Information System
8 12 (4.33%) Private Cloud
8 12 (4.33%) W3C
9 10 (3.61%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (3.61%) iSeries
10 8 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (2.89%) VSAM
11 7 (2.53%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (2.17%) iPad
13 5 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (1.44%) Credit Risk
14 4 (1.44%) Spread Betting
15 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 112 (40.43%) Linux
2 69 (24.91%) Windows
3 50 (18.05%) Unix
4 45 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (9.39%) zOS
6 16 (5.78%) AIX
7 13 (4.69%) MVS
8 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.36%) Android
9 1 (0.36%) HPUX
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.24%) Agile
2 56 (20.22%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (16.97%) CI/CD
4 41 (14.80%) Data Management
5 39 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (13.36%) DevOps
7 32 (11.55%) Microservices
8 30 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 27 (9.75%) Data Modelling
9 27 (9.75%) Migration
9 27 (9.75%) Test Automation
10 26 (9.39%) Scrum
10 26 (9.39%) TOGAF
11 25 (9.03%) Change Management
11 25 (9.03%) Multithreading
12 24 (8.66%) Task Automation
13 23 (8.30%) Computer Science
13 23 (8.30%) Decision-Making
13 23 (8.30%) Infrastructure as Code
13 23 (8.30%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 127 (45.85%) SQL
2 57 (20.58%) Java
3 37 (13.36%) Python
4 31 (11.19%) JavaScript
5 28 (10.11%) PowerShell
6 23 (8.30%) C#
7 13 (4.69%) COBOL
7 13 (4.69%) Go
7 13 (4.69%) JCL
7 13 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 9 (3.25%) C++
8 9 (3.25%) Perl
8 9 (3.25%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.89%) C
10 7 (2.53%) Scala
10 7 (2.53%) VB
11 4 (1.44%) PHP
11 4 (1.44%) PL/1
12 3 (1.08%) Natural
12 3 (1.08%) REXX
Qualifications
1 34 (12.27%) Degree
2 18 (6.50%) TOGAF Certification
3 15 (5.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (4.69%) RHCA
4 13 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.61%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.44%) SAP Certification
8 3 (1.08%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.36%) CISSP
9 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.36%) ISEB
9 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.05%) Accessibility
2 12 (4.33%) WCAG
3 5 (1.81%) QA
4 4 (1.44%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.72%) COREP
5 2 (0.72%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.72%) FINREP
5 2 (0.72%) GDPR
5 2 (0.72%) IFRS
5 2 (0.72%) IFRS 9
5 2 (0.72%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 54 (19.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (12.64%) vSphere
3 23 (8.30%) Hyper-V
3 23 (8.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 23 (8.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 20 (7.22%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (5.78%) Active Directory
6 15 (5.42%) VMware NSX
7 11 (3.97%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.81%) Docker
9 3 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.72%) HDFS
10 2 (0.72%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 39 (14.08%) Ansible
2 23 (8.30%) Puppet
3 19 (6.86%) vRealize
4 18 (6.50%) PowerCLI
5 16 (5.78%) Kubernetes
6 12 (4.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 12 (4.33%) WMI
7 6 (2.17%) SCCM
7 6 (2.17%) Terraform
8 4 (1.44%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.44%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.08%) CA Wily
9 3 (1.08%) Control-M
9 3 (1.08%) QRadar
9 3 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.72%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.72%) Grafana
10 2 (0.72%) Kibana
10 2 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 152 (54.87%) Oracle
2 81 (29.24%) IBM
3 63 (22.74%) VMware
4 57 (20.58%) Microsoft
5 47 (16.97%) Citrix
6 31 (11.19%) Sybase
7 24 (8.66%) Veritas
8 20 (7.22%) Red Hat
9 18 (6.50%) AppDynamics
9 18 (6.50%) Google
9 18 (6.50%) Splunk
10 16 (5.78%) SAP
10 16 (5.78%) Teradata
11 15 (5.42%) Infoblox
11 15 (5.42%) SolarWinds
12 14 (5.05%) Cisco
13 13 (4.69%) Juniper
14 12 (4.33%) SaltStack
15 6 (2.17%) Cognos
16 5 (1.81%) CA