Period
to 11 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 11 November 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 428 485 474
Rank change year-on-year +57 -11 -39
Contract jobs citing DB2 115 135 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.34% 1.21% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 72 104
London median daily rate £500 £475 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +11.84%
10th Percentile £433 £326 £401
90th Percentile £713 £638 £713
England median daily rate £500 £426 £458
% change year-on-year +17.47% -6.97% +7.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £100.50 -
England median hourly rate £26.00 £100.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -74.13% +187.14% -12.50%

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 London with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 8,572 11,138 11,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.95% 24.52% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,208 8,300 8,164
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £350
90th Percentile £700 £675 £655
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 50 61
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £26.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.74% +3.80% -23.99%
10th Percentile £15.56 £16.15 £18.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.73 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £31.08
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.46% +10.63%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in London

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in London

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in London over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in London

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in London

DB2
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the London region over the 6 months to 11 November 2019. 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
Central London +51 25 £500 +5.26% 7
South London +59 18 £463 +32.14% 1
West London - 4 £488 - 2
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for DB2.

1 78 (67.83%) SQL
2 65 (56.52%) Java
3 57 (49.57%) Oracle
4 47 (40.87%) Finance
5 42 (36.52%) Sybase
6 40 (34.78%) IBM
6 40 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (29.57%) Linux
8 31 (26.96%) Relational Database
9 28 (24.35%) Banking
10 27 (23.48%) Front Office
11 26 (22.61%) Scrum
11 26 (22.61%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (21.74%) RDBMS
12 25 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 25 (21.74%) Microservices
13 24 (20.87%) PostgreSQL
14 23 (20.00%) AWS
14 23 (20.00%) ETL
15 22 (19.13%) Web Services
15 22 (19.13%) Azure
15 22 (19.13%) Analytics
16 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
16 21 (18.26%) Equity Derivative
16 21 (18.26%) Python
17 19 (16.52%) Migration
17 19 (16.52%) MongoDB
17 19 (16.52%) Apache Cassandra
17 19 (16.52%) NoSQL
17 19 (16.52%) GCP

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 10 (8.70%) FileNet
2 9 (7.83%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.61%) Apache
5 2 (1.74%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.74%) CICS
5 2 (1.74%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) Confluence
6 1 (0.87%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (13.04%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.87%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
2 1 (0.87%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.00%) AWS
2 22 (19.13%) Azure
3 19 (16.52%) GCP
4 3 (2.61%) AWS IoT
5 2 (1.74%) GitHub
5 2 (1.74%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.87%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.87%) PaaS
6 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (1.74%) NAS
3 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.96%) Relational Database
2 26 (22.61%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (21.74%) RDBMS
3 25 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 24 (20.87%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (16.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (16.52%) MongoDB
5 19 (16.52%) NoSQL
6 17 (14.78%) DataStage
6 17 (14.78%) IBM InfoSphere
7 15 (13.04%) Amazon Athena
7 15 (13.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 15 (13.04%) Couchbase
7 15 (13.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 15 (13.04%) HBase
7 15 (13.04%) MariaDB
7 15 (13.04%) Neo4j
7 15 (13.04%) Redis
8 13 (11.30%) Amazon Aurora
9 10 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (15.65%) JIRA
2 15 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.48%) JUnit
4 4 (3.48%) Selenium
5 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.61%) Gradle
5 3 (2.61%) Maven
6 2 (1.74%) Ant
6 2 (1.74%) Hudson
7 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.87%) Gatling
7 1 (0.87%) JBehave
7 1 (0.87%) JMeter
7 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.87%) Subversion
7 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (40.87%) Finance
2 28 (24.35%) Banking
3 27 (23.48%) Front Office
4 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Law
5 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.74%) Publishing
5 2 (1.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.87%) Automotive
6 1 (0.87%) Games
6 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (42.61%) Developer
2 20 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.78%) DataStage Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Administrator
5 12 (10.43%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.57%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (8.70%) Architect
7 10 (8.70%) AWS Developer
8 8 (6.96%) FileNet Administrator
8 8 (6.96%) NoSQL Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Data Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) DB2 Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Java Engineer
9 7 (6.09%) NoSQL Engineer
10 6 (5.22%) Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Cloud Developer
10 6 (5.22%) DBA
10 6 (5.22%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Senior NoSQL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.13%) Web Services
2 15 (13.04%) J2EE
3 10 (8.70%) RESTful
4 8 (6.96%) CSS
5 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
5 7 (6.09%) SOAP
6 6 (5.22%) Kafka
6 6 (5.22%) REST
6 6 (5.22%) Spring
7 5 (4.35%) J2SE
7 5 (4.35%) Node.js
8 4 (3.48%) PySpark
8 4 (3.48%) React
9 3 (2.61%) .NET
9 3 (2.61%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.61%) Ember.js
9 3 (2.61%) jQuery
9 3 (2.61%) Pandas
9 3 (2.61%) Spark Streaming
9 3 (2.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Equity Derivative
2 17 (14.78%) Derivative
2 17 (14.78%) Fixed Income
2 17 (14.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (13.91%) Hedge funds
4 13 (11.30%) Market Risk
5 12 (10.43%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.35%) Equities
7 5 (4.35%) Replication
8 4 (3.48%) Clustering
8 4 (3.48%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.61%) Tandem
10 2 (1.74%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.74%) ASIC
10 2 (1.74%) Blog
10 2 (1.74%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.74%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.57%) Linux
2 18 (15.65%) AIX
3 13 (11.30%) Unix
4 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.22%) Windows
6 4 (3.48%) zOS
7 3 (2.61%) Solaris
8 2 (1.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.87%) CentOS
9 1 (0.87%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.61%) Scrum
3 25 (21.74%) Microservices
4 23 (20.00%) ETL
5 22 (19.13%) Analytics
6 21 (18.26%) Software Engineering
7 19 (16.52%) Migration
7 19 (16.52%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (14.78%) Data Modelling
8 17 (14.78%) TDD
9 15 (13.04%) Asset Management
9 15 (13.04%) Physical Data Model
9 15 (13.04%) Risk Analytics
10 13 (11.30%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (9.57%) DevOps
12 8 (6.96%) OO
13 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
14 6 (5.22%) Open Source
15 5 (4.35%) Data Science
15 5 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 78 (67.83%) SQL
2 65 (56.52%) Java
3 21 (18.26%) Python
4 15 (13.04%) Kotlin
5 12 (10.43%) Scala
6 8 (6.96%) C++
7 6 (5.22%) C#
8 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.35%) Perl
8 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.48%) JCL
10 3 (2.61%) C
10 3 (2.61%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.61%) Ruby
10 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.74%) RPG
12 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.87%) R
12 1 (0.87%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.61%) CISSP
1 3 (2.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.87%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.87%) MBA
2 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) COBIT
1 3 (2.61%) GDPR
1 3 (2.61%) GLBA
1 3 (2.61%) HIPAA
1 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (2.61%) NIST
1 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.87%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (14.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (3.48%) Docker
2 4 (3.48%) HDFS
3 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.87%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.87%) Postfix
4 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (14.78%) Tivoli
2 10 (8.70%) Ansible
3 5 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.48%) Puppet
5 3 (2.61%) CASB
5 3 (2.61%) Graphite
5 3 (2.61%) IBM Guardium
5 3 (2.61%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.74%) Control-M
6 2 (1.74%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.74%) Oozie
6 2 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.74%) Terraform
7 1 (0.87%) Consul
7 1 (0.87%) yum
Vendors
1 57 (49.57%) Oracle
2 42 (36.52%) Sybase
3 40 (34.78%) IBM
4 18 (15.65%) Google
5 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.35%) Teradata
6 4 (3.48%) Cognos
6 4 (3.48%) VMware
7 3 (2.61%) Forcepoint
7 3 (2.61%) Imperva
7 3 (2.61%) Intel
7 3 (2.61%) McAfee
7 3 (2.61%) Symantec
8 2 (1.74%) BMC
8 2 (1.74%) EMC
8 2 (1.74%) HP
8 2 (1.74%) Perforce
8 2 (1.74%) Remedy
8 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.74%) Veritas