Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 51 70
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 4.17% 1.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 15.28% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 8
Essex median daily rate - £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.57% -36.36%
East of England median daily rate £550 £250 £375
% change year-on-year +120.00% -33.33% -31.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Essex median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.62% -33.23%
East of England median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year - +69.81% -32.91%

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 Essex with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 151 216 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 22.11% 27.27% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 143 164
Essex median daily rate £450 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -3.11% -15.00%
10th Percentile £310 £230 £241
90th Percentile £588 £518 £546
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £383
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 33
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.26% +4.25%
10th Percentile £25.65 £24.55 £26.25
90th Percentile £42.63 £46.00 £61.80
East of England median hourly rate £37.25 £37.50 £36.67
% change year-on-year -0.67% +2.26% +68.60%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Essex

DB2
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

DB2
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