The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 28 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 97 99
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Contract jobs citing DB2 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.73% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.11% 3.23% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 5
Median daily rate - £402 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +7.45% -1.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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 Leeds with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 257 341 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 23.30% 23.01% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 550 983
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.76% -8.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £16.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £16.09 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Leeds

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Leeds

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DB2.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) ETL
4 4 (44.44%) SAP
4 4 (44.44%) DataStage
4 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
4 4 (44.44%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
4 4 (44.44%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) JMeter
5 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) MySQL
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) Unix
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) DataStage
2 4 (44.44%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (44.44%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (11.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JMeter
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) DataStage Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) DB2 Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (22.22%) DBA
3 2 (22.22%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Database Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) HACMP
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 4 (44.44%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp