Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 476 442 426
Rank change year-on-year -34 -16 -83
Contract jobs citing DB2 154 175 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.35% 1.65% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 108 116
London median daily rate £475 £538 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +17.81% +1.33%
10th Percentile £325 £413 £325
90th Percentile £633 £725 £625
England median daily rate £450 £470 £420
% change year-on-year -4.26% +11.90% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £100.50 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +224.19% - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +258.93% -22.22% +17.07%

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 11,426 10,622 10,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.77% 23.60% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,481 7,783 7,357
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 42
London median hourly rate £27.62 £26.88 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.72% -19.75% +48.89%
10th Percentile £17.15 £18.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £47.68 £58.75 £99.90
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.63 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.49% +7.46% +3.64%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 2018. 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 -26 27 £475 -26.92% 5
East London -20 11 £475 -24.00% 3
South London -20 4 £350 -29.11%
West London -15 1 £550 +7.32% 2
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 (50.65%) SQL
2 64 (41.56%) Oracle
3 48 (31.17%) Linux
4 47 (30.52%) Java
4 47 (30.52%) Finance
5 43 (27.92%) SQL Server
6 41 (26.62%) Unix
7 36 (23.38%) IBM
8 32 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (20.13%) Banking
10 29 (18.83%) Sybase
11 28 (18.18%) Python
12 25 (16.23%) PostgreSQL
13 24 (15.58%) Relational Database
14 23 (14.94%) JavaScript
14 23 (14.94%) Perl
14 23 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (12.99%) ETL
17 19 (12.34%) XML
17 19 (12.34%) Middleware
18 18 (11.69%) Mainframe
18 18 (11.69%) Self-Motivation
19 17 (11.04%) OO
20 16 (10.39%) Data Modelling
20 16 (10.39%) Test Automation
21 15 (9.74%) Big Data
21 15 (9.74%) CICS
21 15 (9.74%) Windows
21 15 (9.74%) SOAP

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 15 (9.74%) CICS
2 14 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.84%) Apache
4 3 (1.95%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.30%) Confluence
5 2 (1.30%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.30%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.30%) HipChat
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Magento
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.19%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (4.55%) Serverless
5 3 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.95%) Azure Functions
5 3 (1.95%) GitHub
5 3 (1.95%) SaaS
6 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.65%) Office 365
7 1 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.55%) SAN
2 6 (3.90%) SMTP
2 6 (3.90%) SNMP
3 2 (1.30%) Firewall
3 2 (1.30%) HTTP
3 2 (1.30%) LAN
3 2 (1.30%) NAS
3 2 (1.30%) PABX
3 2 (1.30%) VoIP
3 2 (1.30%) VPN
3 2 (1.30%) WAN
4 1 (0.65%) SMS
4 1 (0.65%) SSL
4 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.23%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (15.58%) Relational Database
4 21 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (9.74%) Big Data
6 13 (8.44%) RDBMS
7 12 (7.79%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (7.79%) MySQL
8 10 (6.49%) SAP Data Services
8 10 (6.49%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (5.19%) Blockchain
9 8 (5.19%) KDB
9 8 (5.19%) OLAP
10 7 (4.55%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.25%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (1.95%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.95%) HBase
12 3 (1.95%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (1.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.14%) Maven
2 11 (7.14%) Subversion
3 10 (6.49%) Cucumber
3 10 (6.49%) JIRA
4 8 (5.19%) Selenium
5 5 (3.25%) ERwin
5 5 (3.25%) JBehave
5 5 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.60%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.60%) Concordion
6 4 (2.60%) Gradle
6 4 (2.60%) Robot Framework
6 4 (2.60%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.95%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.95%) ER Studio
7 3 (1.95%) GoCD
8 2 (1.30%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (30.52%) Finance
2 31 (20.13%) Banking
3 11 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.49%) Retail
5 3 (1.95%) Back Office
5 3 (1.95%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (39.61%) Developer
2 16 (10.39%) Analyst
3 14 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.79%) ETL Developer
5 10 (6.49%) Applications Support
5 10 (6.49%) Data Analyst
5 10 (6.49%) DBA
6 9 (5.84%) Administrator
6 9 (5.84%) Architect
7 8 (5.19%) DB2 DBA
7 8 (5.19%) DB2 Support
8 6 (3.90%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (3.90%) Data Administrator
8 6 (3.90%) KDB Developer
8 6 (3.90%) Linux Support
8 6 (3.90%) Python Developer
9 5 (3.25%) Data Modeller
9 5 (3.25%) Perl Developer
9 5 (3.25%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (3.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.34%) Middleware
1 19 (12.34%) XML
2 15 (9.74%) SOAP
3 13 (8.44%) JSON
4 12 (7.79%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (7.79%) Web Services
5 11 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 11 (7.14%) HTML
6 10 (6.49%) Kafka
6 10 (6.49%) REST
7 9 (5.84%) React
8 8 (5.19%) JMS
8 8 (5.19%) LAMP
8 8 (5.19%) Spring
9 7 (4.55%) Ext JS
9 7 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
10 6 (3.90%) CSS
10 6 (3.90%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (3.90%) ISPF
10 6 (3.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.69%) Mainframe
1 18 (11.69%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.19%) Replication
3 7 (4.55%) Derivative
4 5 (3.25%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.60%) AS400
5 4 (2.60%) Clustering
5 4 (2.60%) Equities
5 4 (2.60%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.60%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.95%) Fintech
6 3 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.95%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.30%) iSeries
7 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (31.17%) Linux
2 41 (26.62%) Unix
3 15 (9.74%) Windows
4 13 (8.44%) zOS
5 11 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.25%) AIX
7 3 (1.95%) Solaris
7 3 (1.95%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.30%) OS/2
9 1 (0.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.65%) HPUX
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.65%) SUSE
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (12.99%) ETL
4 17 (11.04%) OO
5 16 (10.39%) Data Modelling
5 16 (10.39%) Test Automation
6 14 (9.09%) ITIL
6 14 (9.09%) OOD
6 14 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (7.79%) BDD
7 12 (7.79%) Data Analysis
8 10 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.49%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.49%) Migration
9 9 (5.84%) Change Management
9 9 (5.84%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (5.84%) Project Management
9 9 (5.84%) Scrum
9 9 (5.84%) SDLC
10 8 (5.19%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 78 (50.65%) SQL
2 47 (30.52%) Java
3 28 (18.18%) Python
4 23 (14.94%) JavaScript
4 23 (14.94%) Perl
5 14 (9.09%) COBOL
6 13 (8.44%) Bash Shell
7 11 (7.14%) REXX
8 10 (6.49%) JCL
8 10 (6.49%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.55%) Assembly Language
10 6 (3.90%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.25%) C
12 4 (2.60%) Java 8
12 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.60%) RPG
13 3 (1.95%) C#
13 3 (1.95%) Korn
14 2 (1.30%) C++
15 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.25%) ISEB
2 4 (2.60%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.30%) CCSA
4 2 (1.30%) CISA
4 2 (1.30%) CISSP
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.90%) SLA
2 4 (2.60%) QA
3 3 (1.95%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.30%) ISO 20022
4 2 (1.30%) MiFID
5 1 (0.65%) EMIR
5 1 (0.65%) GDPR
5 1 (0.65%) HL7
5 1 (0.65%) SEPA
System Software
1 10 (6.49%) Docker
2 6 (3.90%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.95%) RACF
4 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.49%) Ansible
3 8 (5.19%) Puppet
4 6 (3.90%) Kubernetes
5 5 (3.25%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (3.25%) Terraform
6 2 (1.30%) CA Endevor
6 2 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (1.30%) Mesos
6 2 (1.30%) Rancher
6 2 (1.30%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.30%) yum
7 1 (0.65%) Automic
7 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.65%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.65%) Kibana
7 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (41.56%) Oracle
2 36 (23.38%) IBM
3 29 (18.83%) Sybase
4 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
5 11 (7.14%) SAP
6 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
7 8 (5.19%) Greenplum
8 7 (4.55%) Google
8 7 (4.55%) Perforce
8 7 (4.55%) TIBCO
8 7 (4.55%) VMware
9 6 (3.90%) Citrix
9 6 (3.90%) Remedy
10 5 (3.25%) hybris
11 4 (2.60%) HP
11 4 (2.60%) Informatica
11 4 (2.60%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.60%) Talend
12 3 (1.95%) CA
12 3 (1.95%) Netezza