Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 62 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 +32
Contract jobs citing DB2 45 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.60% 2.92% 3.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.07% 11.90% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 8
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £339 £375 £303
90th Percentile £538 £475 £458
Scotland median daily rate £400 £419 £425
% change year-on-year -4.48% -1.47% +6.25%
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 447 311 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 25.85% 24.57% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 166 143
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +8.15%
10th Percentile £313 £262 £262
90th Percentile £544 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 £107.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.46% +140.45% +43.76%
10th Percentile £31.63 £12.77 £43.25
90th Percentile £34.88 £195.00 £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% -1.18% +70.00%

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 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for DB2.

1 32 (71.11%) Java
2 29 (64.44%) Spring
3 28 (62.22%) SQL
4 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (48.89%) Oracle
6 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
7 16 (35.56%) Finance
8 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
10 13 (28.89%) JIRA
10 13 (28.89%) Unix
10 13 (28.89%) Linux
11 12 (26.67%) SOAP
11 12 (26.67%) XML
11 12 (26.67%) Business Analysis
12 11 (24.44%) Maven
12 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
12 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
13 10 (22.22%) RPG
13 10 (22.22%) J2EE
13 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
13 10 (22.22%) RPG/400
13 10 (22.22%) RPG IV
13 10 (22.22%) REST
14 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
15 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (17.78%) Web Development
15 8 (17.78%) JSON
15 8 (17.78%) Analytics

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 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) CICS
3 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) FTP
2 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.22%) SSH
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) Relational Database
2 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
5 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.22%) KDB
6 1 (2.22%) Kdb+
6 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) JIRA
2 11 (24.44%) Maven
3 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 8 (17.78%) Gradle
5 6 (13.33%) Eclipse
5 6 (13.33%) Hudson
6 5 (11.11%) Ant
6 5 (11.11%) JUnit
6 5 (11.11%) Subversion
7 3 (6.67%) MagicDraw
8 2 (4.44%) Axure RP
9 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Developer
2 29 (64.44%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) RPG Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Core Java Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) DB2 Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.44%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (4.44%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Programmer
8 1 (2.22%) Report Developer
8 1 (2.22%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) Spring
2 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
3 12 (26.67%) SOAP
3 12 (26.67%) XML
4 10 (22.22%) J2EE
4 10 (22.22%) REST
5 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
6 8 (17.78%) Hibernate
6 8 (17.78%) JSON
7 5 (11.11%) OAuth
7 5 (11.11%) OAuth2
7 5 (11.11%) OpenID
8 4 (8.89%) HTML
9 3 (6.67%) Java SE
9 3 (6.67%) Node.js
9 3 (6.67%) React
9 3 (6.67%) XSLT
10 2 (4.44%) Ext JS
10 2 (4.44%) J2SE
10 2 (4.44%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) iSeries
2 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.22%) Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
1 13 (28.89%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) OS/400
2 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
4 8 (17.78%) Analytics
4 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.78%) Scrum
4 8 (17.78%) TDD
4 8 (17.78%) Web Development
5 7 (15.56%) System Testing
6 6 (13.33%) Kanban
6 6 (13.33%) OO
6 6 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (11.11%) Low Latency
7 5 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.89%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (8.89%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.67%) SDLC
9 3 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 32 (71.11%) Java
2 28 (62.22%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (22.22%) RPG
4 10 (22.22%) RPG IV
4 10 (22.22%) RPG/400
5 8 (17.78%) Perl
6 3 (6.67%) Java 8
6 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.22%) CLIST
7 1 (2.22%) JCL
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
1 1 (2.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (2.22%) RACF
1 1 (2.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.22%) zSecure
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) IBM
3 4 (8.89%) Sybase
4 2 (4.44%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) CA