Period
to 16 January 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 16 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 55 73
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18 -2
Contract jobs citing DB2 26 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.27% 2.37% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.70% 8.74% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £375 £299 £333
90th Percentile £493 £500 £398
Scotland median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% -11.11%
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 268 286 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 23.37% 27.08% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 142 205
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £210
90th Percentile £500 £475 £453
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.83 £17.32 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -44.05% +37.58%
10th Percentile £11.59 £17.32 £15.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £37.22 £45.98
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £43.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -44.51% +73.00% -20.63%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for DB2.

1 25 (96.15%) Perl
2 23 (88.46%) Sybase
3 21 (80.77%) SQL
4 19 (73.08%) Finance
4 19 (73.08%) Unix
5 17 (65.38%) Java
6 16 (61.54%) Linux
6 16 (61.54%) Relational Database
7 14 (53.85%) J2SE
7 14 (53.85%) RDBMS
7 14 (53.85%) Spring
8 12 (46.15%) JUnit
9 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (34.62%) PKI
9 9 (34.62%) SDLC
10 8 (30.77%) Scala
11 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (26.92%) SSL
12 6 (23.08%) IBM
12 6 (23.08%) CICS
12 6 (23.08%) Assembly Language
12 6 (23.08%) CA
12 6 (23.08%) REXX
12 6 (23.08%) zOS
12 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
12 6 (23.08%) RACF
12 6 (23.08%) JCL
12 6 (23.08%) Middleware
12 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (23.08%) MQSeries

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 6 (23.08%) CICS
1 6 (23.08%) MQSeries
1 6 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SSL
2 6 (23.08%) Kerberos
2 6 (23.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 14 (53.85%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.54%) SQLite
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.85%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
2 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Gradle
2 2 (7.69%) Hudson
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Front Office
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Java Scala Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Scala Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Assembler Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Mainframe Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Perl Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) Python Developer
4 3 (11.54%) RACF Programmer
4 3 (11.54%) SAS Programmer
5 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) J2SE
1 14 (53.85%) Spring
2 6 (23.08%) ISPF
2 6 (23.08%) Middleware
3 5 (19.23%) JMS
4 3 (11.54%) REST
5 2 (7.69%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 2 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) PKI
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (23.08%) Mainframe
4 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
5 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
6 3 (11.54%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (7.69%) Equities
8 1 (3.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Unix
2 16 (61.54%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) zOS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) SDLC
2 6 (23.08%) Information Security
2 6 (23.08%) People Management
2 6 (23.08%) Project Planning
2 6 (23.08%) Security Management
2 6 (23.08%) Time Management
3 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
3 5 (19.23%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) OOD
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Database Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) Perl
2 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 17 (65.38%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) Scala
5 6 (23.08%) Assembly Language
5 6 (23.08%) CLIST
5 6 (23.08%) JCL
5 6 (23.08%) REXX
5 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (11.54%) Python
6 3 (11.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (23.08%) RACF
1 6 (23.08%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) zSecure
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Sybase
2 6 (23.08%) CA
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Perforce