Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 76 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing DB2 22 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.39% 1.29% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.19% 5.96% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £625 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.92% - -
East of England median daily rate £450 £250 £450
% change year-on-year +80.00% -44.44% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 £26.38
% change year-on-year - +61.14% -12.08%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 306 302 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.37% 21.59% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 179 157
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £238
90th Percentile £576 £528 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £28.54 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.05% +90.27% -25.00%
10th Percentile £15.38 £14.96 £11.25
90th Percentile £19.00 £41.75 £48.00
East of England median hourly rate £29.50 £36.82 £31.76
% change year-on-year -19.88% +15.93% +11.44%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Hertfordshire

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Hertfordshire

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Hertfordshire

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Hertfordshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -12 12 £500 - 1
Rickmansworth - 3 £675 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
DB2
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 17 (77.27%) Oracle
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
4 13 (59.09%) Java
5 12 (54.55%) SQL
5 12 (54.55%) Unix
6 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (45.45%) JIRA
8 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
9 8 (36.36%) Scrum
9 8 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (36.36%) RDBMS
9 8 (36.36%) IBM
9 8 (36.36%) MySQL
9 8 (36.36%) Solaris
9 8 (36.36%) Python
10 7 (31.82%) Atlassian
10 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (31.82%) Confluence
10 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
10 7 (31.82%) Bitbucket
10 7 (31.82%) DbVisualizer
10 7 (31.82%) DevOps
11 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (27.27%) Mesos
11 6 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (27.27%) boto
11 6 (27.27%) HipChat
11 6 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (27.27%) Kubernetes

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (31.82%) Confluence
2 6 (27.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 5 (22.73%) JBoss
3 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
4 3 (13.64%) OpenStack
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
5 1 (4.55%) CMS
5 1 (4.55%) Commerce Server
5 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) HipChat
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) ATM
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 8 (36.36%) MySQL
2 8 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 7 (31.82%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JIRA
2 7 (31.82%) Bitbucket
3 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) JMeter
3 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
3 5 (22.73%) The Grinder
4 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 4 (18.18%) Selenium
4 4 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.09%) Ant
5 2 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (9.09%) Checkstyle
5 2 (9.09%) Gradle
5 2 (9.09%) JUnit
5 2 (9.09%) Maven
5 2 (9.09%) Mockito
5 2 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (27.27%) Games
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) boto
2 4 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware
3 3 (13.64%) RESTful
4 2 (9.09%) REST
4 2 (9.09%) RESTEasy
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) Java EE
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) JSTL
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) XHTML
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) XSD
5 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) AS400
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Unix
3 8 (36.36%) Solaris
4 5 (22.73%) AIX
5 1 (4.55%) HPUX
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) DevOps
5 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) DNA
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Statistics
7 4 (18.18%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 3 (13.64%) System Testing
9 2 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 6 (27.27%) PHP
5 5 (22.73%) AWK
6 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.55%) Assembly Language
7 1 (4.55%) COBOL
7 1 (4.55%) Groovy
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) Jython
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) RPG
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSA
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) GCP
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Ansible
1 6 (27.27%) Docker Swarm
1 6 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 6 (27.27%) Mesos
1 6 (27.27%) Rancher
2 5 (22.73%) Grafana
3 4 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (18.18%) Puppet
4 1 (4.55%) Terraform
4 1 (4.55%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Oracle
2 8 (36.36%) IBM
3 7 (31.82%) Atlassian
4 5 (22.73%) AppDynamics
4 5 (22.73%) Dynatrace
4 5 (22.73%) hybris
4 5 (22.73%) New Relic
5 2 (9.09%) Sonatype
6 1 (4.55%) ATG
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Martini
6 1 (4.55%) Demandware
6 1 (4.55%) Elastic Path
6 1 (4.55%) Intershop
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) VMware