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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 48 59
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.47% 1.20% 1.92%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.68% 7.02% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +11.60% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

DB2 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 112 114 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.72% 17.12% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 65 90
Median daily rate £375 £420 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.08 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.17% -42.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing DB2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £525 -
DB2
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management

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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Appium
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft