Period
to 25 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 25 March 2019 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 88 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 -27 +11
Contract jobs citing DB2 32 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.13% 0.78% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.91% 3.29% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 2
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.14% -9.21% +26.67%
10th Percentile £306 £402 £430
90th Percentile £538 £598 £520
Scotland median daily rate £400 £413 £420
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.79% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 359 304 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 23.89% 23.62% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 185 140
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £309 £288 £262
90th Percentile £551 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Glasgow median hourly rate £12.50 - £17.32
10th Percentile £12.25 - £14.74
90th Percentile £12.75 - £17.36
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £42.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -70.24% +4.35% +168.33%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Glasgow

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Glasgow

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for DB2.

1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) Spring
4 14 (43.75%) Oracle
5 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 11 (34.38%) Finance
7 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
8 10 (31.25%) REST
8 10 (31.25%) RPG/400
8 10 (31.25%) RPG IV
8 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
8 10 (31.25%) JIRA
8 10 (31.25%) RPG
9 8 (25.00%) SOAP
9 8 (25.00%) XML
9 8 (25.00%) Linux
10 7 (21.88%) Maven
10 7 (21.88%) System Testing
10 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
11 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
11 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
11 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
11 6 (18.75%) Unix
11 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
11 6 (18.75%) J2EE
12 5 (15.63%) Perl
12 5 (15.63%) IBM
12 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
12 5 (15.63%) TDD

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
1 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.38%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) KDB
4 1 (3.13%) Kdb+
4 1 (3.13%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
2 7 (21.88%) Maven
3 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.63%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.50%) Gradle
5 4 (12.50%) JUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Ant
6 3 (9.38%) Hudson
6 3 (9.38%) Subversion
7 2 (6.25%) Axure RP
8 1 (3.13%) MagicDraw
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) Java Developer
3 10 (31.25%) RPG Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.38%) DB2 Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) DB2 DBA
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Core Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.13%) RPG Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Spring
2 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
3 10 (31.25%) REST
4 8 (25.00%) SOAP
4 8 (25.00%) XML
5 6 (18.75%) J2EE
6 5 (15.63%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.50%) HTML
7 4 (12.50%) JSON
7 4 (12.50%) OAuth
7 4 (12.50%) OAuth2
7 4 (12.50%) OpenID
7 4 (12.50%) Spring Boot
8 3 (9.38%) Java SE
8 3 (9.38%) Node.js
8 3 (9.38%) React
8 3 (9.38%) XSLT
9 2 (6.25%) CSS
9 2 (6.25%) J2SE
9 2 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) iSeries
2 2 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) System Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Analytics
5 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.38%) UML
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) SQL
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (31.25%) RPG
4 10 (31.25%) RPG IV
4 10 (31.25%) RPG/400
5 5 (15.63%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) Java 8
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase