The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 33 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17  
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.08% 3.29% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.68% 11.76% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Median daily rate £330 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £307 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.28% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £34.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +35.25% -13.12%  

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 Essex with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 124 119 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 31.79% 28.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 51 82
Median daily rate £447 £349 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.17% -9.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 19
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.89 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Basildon -1 2 - -
DB2
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for DB2.

1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (94.44%) SQL
3 14 (77.78%) CRM
3 14 (77.78%) Mainframe
3 14 (77.78%) Data Analysis
3 14 (77.78%) Hadoop
3 14 (77.78%) Analytics
3 14 (77.78%) Customer Analytics
3 14 (77.78%) Data Analytics
4 13 (72.22%) Business Analysis
4 13 (72.22%) Windows
5 12 (66.67%) Windows Vista
6 9 (50.00%) Use Case
6 9 (50.00%) Campaign Management
7 8 (44.44%) Data Structures
7 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
7 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
7 8 (44.44%) Degree
8 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (33.33%) Big Data
9 5 (27.78%) Automotive
10 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
10 4 (22.22%) Linux
10 4 (22.22%) Unix
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (16.67%) IT Strategy
11 3 (16.67%) Database Tuning
11 3 (16.67%) AccuRev
11 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP GRC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Hadoop
2 6 (33.33%) Big Data
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (16.67%) DataStage
5 1 (5.56%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) AccuRev
General
1 5 (27.78%) Automotive
2 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 10 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Data Insight Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Insight Analyst
3 9 (50.00%) Insight Data Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Consultant
4 5 (27.78%) CRM Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) CRM Business Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Big Data Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics Consultant
6 3 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (16.67%) CRM Technical Consultant
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
6 3 (16.67%) Data Consultant
6 3 (16.67%) Insight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 8 (44.44%) Data Structures
2 8 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Vista
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Analytics
1 14 (77.78%) CRM
1 14 (77.78%) Customer Analytics
1 14 (77.78%) Data Analysis
1 14 (77.78%) Data Analytics
2 13 (72.22%) Business Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) Campaign Management
3 9 (50.00%) Use Case
4 8 (44.44%) Mathematics
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Database Tuning
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) IT Strategy
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Teradata
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) SAP