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 3 months to 28 March 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 259 294 277
Rank change year-on-year +35 -17  
Contract jobs citing DB2 144 133 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.95% 2.48% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 81 80
Median daily rate £500 £465 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% -2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +168.57% -55.69%  

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 London with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 4879 5370 5170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 25.03% 24.08% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3533 3856 3590
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 40
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.23% +88.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £18.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 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
City of London -9 20 £450 -8.62% 5
Canary Wharf +2 10 £600 +25.00%
Uxbridge - 2 £513 -
Chessington +2 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £550 -
DB2
England

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

1 152 (63.33%) SQL
2 119 (49.58%) Java
3 100 (41.67%) Oracle
4 92 (38.33%) Banking
4 92 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (37.08%) Finance
6 81 (33.75%) Unix
6 81 (33.75%) Relational Database
7 68 (28.33%) Linux
8 64 (26.67%) Sybase
9 63 (26.25%) IBM
10 59 (24.58%) XML
11 53 (22.08%) Data Modelling
12 51 (21.25%) SQL Server
13 50 (20.83%) Scrum
14 49 (20.42%) Spring
15 47 (19.58%) OO
16 42 (17.50%) SOAP
16 42 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (17.08%) Perl
18 40 (16.67%) WebSphere
19 39 (16.25%) Python
20 37 (15.42%) SDLC
21 36 (15.00%) Shell Script
21 36 (15.00%) Maven
22 35 (14.58%) Jenkins
23 34 (14.17%) Microservices
23 34 (14.17%) JSON
23 34 (14.17%) Git (software)
24 33 (13.75%) ETL

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 40 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (4.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (4.17%) JBoss
4 10 (4.17%) MQSeries
5 9 (3.75%) WebLogic
6 8 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.92%) CICS
8 6 (2.50%) Apache
9 5 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
10 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.25%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.25%) Mule ESB
11 3 (1.25%) nginx
11 3 (1.25%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.83%) Gentran
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (2.50%) MS Office
2 3 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.25%) MS Project
2 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.25%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Loan IQ
1 5 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
3 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.67%) Bluemix
3 4 (1.67%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) SaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.50%) Firewall
2 5 (2.08%) HTTP
2 5 (2.08%) LDAP
3 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.25%) DNS
4 3 (1.25%) SAN
4 3 (1.25%) SSL
4 3 (1.25%) WAN
5 2 (0.83%) AMQP
5 2 (0.83%) LAN
5 2 (0.83%) SMTP
5 2 (0.83%) SNMP
6 1 (0.42%) 802.11
6 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.42%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) MPLS
6 1 (0.42%) NAS
6 1 (0.42%) Network Security
6 1 (0.42%) SSH
6 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (33.75%) Relational Database
2 51 (21.25%) SQL Server
3 29 (12.08%) RDBMS
4 27 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (8.33%) DataStage
5 20 (8.33%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.83%) IBM InfoSphere
7 12 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.58%) KDB
8 11 (4.58%) MySQL
9 9 (3.75%) Big Data
9 9 (3.75%) Kdb+
10 8 (3.33%) Hadoop
10 8 (3.33%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.50%) DbVisualizer
12 4 (1.67%) Informix
12 4 (1.67%) Pentaho
12 4 (1.67%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 36 (15.00%) Maven
2 35 (14.58%) Jenkins
3 34 (14.17%) Git (software)
4 30 (12.50%) JUnit
5 28 (11.67%) Gradle
6 27 (11.25%) Selenium
7 26 (10.83%) Cucumber
8 22 (9.17%) Ant
8 22 (9.17%) Hudson
9 21 (8.75%) Concordion
9 21 (8.75%) JBehave
10 17 (7.08%) ERwin
10 17 (7.08%) Talend Open Studio
11 14 (5.83%) Subversion
12 10 (4.17%) JIRA
12 10 (4.17%) PowerDesigner
13 5 (2.08%) FitNesse
13 5 (2.08%) TeamCity
13 5 (2.08%) Toad
14 3 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (38.33%) Banking
2 89 (37.08%) Finance
3 25 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 23 (9.58%) Front Office
5 14 (5.83%) Back Office
6 13 (5.42%) Retail
7 8 (3.33%) Legal
8 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.67%) Games
9 3 (1.25%) Billing
9 3 (1.25%) German Language
10 2 (0.83%) French Language
10 2 (0.83%) Marketing
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.42%) Publishing
11 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (34.17%) Developer
2 55 (22.92%) Analyst
3 49 (20.42%) Java Developer
4 29 (12.08%) Data Analyst
5 22 (9.17%) Architect
6 21 (8.75%) SQL Analyst
7 18 (7.50%) Consultant
8 15 (6.25%) Data Architect
9 14 (5.83%) Senior Developer
10 13 (5.42%) SQL Data Analyst
11 12 (5.00%) Business Analyst
12 11 (4.58%) Senior Java Developer
13 10 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.17%) SQL Developer
14 9 (3.75%) Core Java Developer
14 9 (3.75%) KDB Developer
14 9 (3.75%) Unix Engineer
15 8 (3.33%) DBA
15 8 (3.33%) Test Analyst
16 7 (2.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.58%) XML
2 49 (20.42%) Spring
3 42 (17.50%) SOAP
4 34 (14.17%) JSON
5 28 (11.67%) JMS
6 23 (9.58%) Middleware
7 20 (8.33%) REST
8 19 (7.92%) Web Services
9 15 (6.25%) J2EE
10 14 (5.83%) HTML
10 14 (5.83%) J2SE
11 13 (5.42%) XML Messaging
12 12 (5.00%) Protocol Buffers
13 10 (4.17%) CSS
13 10 (4.17%) XML Schema
14 9 (3.75%) Hibernate
14 9 (3.75%) Java EE
14 9 (3.75%) JSP
14 9 (3.75%) Rendezvous
14 9 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.17%) Derivative
3 17 (7.08%) SWIFT
4 16 (6.67%) Mainframe
5 14 (5.83%) Data Structures
6 13 (5.42%) Equity Derivative
7 12 (5.00%) OTC Derivatives
8 8 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 8 (3.33%) iSeries
9 7 (2.92%) Equities
9 7 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.50%) AS400
10 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
11 5 (2.08%) DataPower
11 5 (2.08%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.67%) Replication
13 3 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.25%) Clustering
13 3 (1.25%) Video on Demand
13 3 (1.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 81 (33.75%) Unix
2 68 (28.33%) Linux
3 24 (10.00%) Windows
4 14 (5.83%) AIX
5 8 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.50%) zOS
7 3 (1.25%) CentOS
7 3 (1.25%) SUSE
7 3 (1.25%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.83%) Solaris
8 2 (0.83%) VMS
9 1 (0.42%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (38.33%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.08%) Data Modelling
3 50 (20.83%) Scrum
4 47 (19.58%) OO
5 37 (15.42%) SDLC
6 34 (14.17%) Microservices
7 33 (13.75%) ETL
8 28 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (11.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 24 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (10.00%) TDD
10 22 (9.17%) OOA/OOD
11 20 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 20 (8.33%) Data Management
12 19 (7.92%) Migration
12 19 (7.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (7.50%) Data Analysis
14 17 (7.08%) Data Transformation
14 17 (7.08%) OOD
15 16 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 152 (63.33%) SQL
2 119 (49.58%) Java
3 41 (17.08%) Perl
4 39 (16.25%) Python
5 36 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 22 (9.17%) C++
7 20 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.67%) R
9 11 (4.58%) Bash Shell
10 9 (3.75%) Scala
11 7 (2.92%) C
11 7 (2.92%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.50%) C#
12 6 (2.50%) COBOL
12 6 (2.50%) Korn
13 5 (2.08%) JCL
13 5 (2.08%) RPG
13 5 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.67%) RPG IV
15 3 (1.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (9.17%) Degree
2 5 (2.08%) ISEB
3 4 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.67%) Dodd-Frank
1 28 (11.67%) EMIR
1 28 (11.67%) MiFID
2 23 (9.58%) Data Quality
3 14 (5.83%) QA
4 12 (5.00%) ISO20022
5 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.25%) SLA
7 1 (0.42%) COBIT
7 1 (0.42%) GDPR
7 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (6.67%) Docker
2 8 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.25%) HDFS
5 3 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.25%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 12 (5.00%) Ansible
2 9 (3.75%) Puppet
3 4 (1.67%) OMEGAMON
3 4 (1.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 4 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.25%) IBM BigFix
4 3 (1.25%) Oozie
4 3 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.25%) QRadar
5 2 (0.83%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.83%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.83%) Galera Cluster
5 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.83%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.42%) Ambari
6 1 (0.42%) Control-M
6 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 100 (41.67%) Oracle
2 64 (26.67%) Sybase
3 63 (26.25%) IBM
4 24 (10.00%) Perforce
4 24 (10.00%) Teradata
5 21 (8.75%) SAP
6 19 (7.92%) Netezza
7 17 (7.08%) Talend
8 14 (5.83%) Informatica
9 13 (5.42%) Microsoft
10 10 (4.17%) TIBCO
10 10 (4.17%) VMware
11 9 (3.75%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (2.08%) Misys
12 5 (2.08%) Tableau
13 4 (1.67%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.67%) Siebel
13 4 (1.67%) Vertica
14 3 (1.25%) BMC
14 3 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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