Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 455 420 358
Rank change year-on-year -35 -62 -39
Contract jobs citing DB2 173 206 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.45% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.56% 1.95% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 124 146
London median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £401 £315 £311
90th Percentile £713 £624 £610
England median daily rate £468 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -12.77% +51.42% -11.67%

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 11100 10556 11364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.70% 23.30% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8235 7489 8085
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £353 £320 £300
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
England median daily rate £453 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 38 77
London median hourly rate £26.61 £32.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +43.33% -18.18%
10th Percentile £18.20 £15.25 £14.65
90th Percentile £58.75 £99.30 £88.00
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +15.75%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -22 19 £675 +50.00% 2
East London -5 8 £625 +16.28% 1
West London -5 2 £513 +20.59% 2
South London -28 2 £494 +31.67%
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 85 (49.13%) SQL
2 74 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (42.20%) Oracle
4 60 (34.68%) Java
5 59 (34.10%) Unix
5 59 (34.10%) Finance
6 56 (32.37%) Banking
7 48 (27.75%) Relational Database
8 46 (26.59%) IBM
9 41 (23.70%) SQL Server
10 38 (21.97%) Sybase
11 37 (21.39%) Linux
12 32 (18.50%) Scrum
13 30 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (15.61%) Jenkins
15 25 (14.45%) JIRA
15 25 (14.45%) Web Services
15 25 (14.45%) RDBMS
16 24 (13.87%) XML
16 24 (13.87%) JMS
16 24 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (13.29%) Git (software)
17 23 (13.29%) Test Automation
17 23 (13.29%) Middleware
18 21 (12.14%) Python
19 20 (11.56%) Maven
19 20 (11.56%) BDD
20 19 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (10.98%) Investment Banking
20 19 (10.98%) Spring

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 18 (10.40%) WebSphere
2 11 (6.36%) CICS
3 10 (5.78%) Confluence
4 7 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (3.47%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.47%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.47%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.89%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.31%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.16%) Apache
9 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.16%) JBoss
9 2 (1.16%) NetWeaver
9 2 (1.16%) SAS
9 2 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.58%) CoreMedia CMS
10 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) HipChat
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.78%) Magento
2 3 (1.73%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.73%) Misys Midas
3 2 (1.16%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.58%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.58%) Misys Equation
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.05%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.73%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.58%) GitHub
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) npm
6 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.47%) Firewall
2 5 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.73%) SMS
4 2 (1.16%) SAN
4 2 (1.16%) WAN
5 1 (0.58%) FTP
5 1 (0.58%) HTTP
5 1 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) Intranet
5 1 (0.58%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (27.75%) Relational Database
2 41 (23.70%) SQL Server
3 25 (14.45%) RDBMS
4 19 (10.98%) MySQL
5 16 (9.25%) Oracle Database
6 14 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (5.78%) KDB
7 10 (5.78%) Kdb+
8 9 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.20%) DataStage
9 8 (4.62%) DbVisualizer
10 7 (4.05%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.89%) Big Data
11 5 (2.89%) DB2 UDB
11 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.31%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (2.31%) SAP BW
12 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (15.61%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.45%) JIRA
3 23 (13.29%) Git (software)
4 20 (11.56%) Maven
5 16 (9.25%) Cucumber
5 16 (9.25%) Selenium
6 15 (8.67%) WebDriver
7 13 (7.51%) Subversion
8 10 (5.78%) Bitbucket
9 8 (4.62%) Ant
9 8 (4.62%) Gradle
9 8 (4.62%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (4.05%) JUnit
11 4 (2.31%) Hudson
11 4 (2.31%) Robot Framework
11 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.73%) GDB
12 3 (1.73%) Gerrit
12 3 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (1.73%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (34.10%) Finance
2 56 (32.37%) Banking
3 19 (10.98%) Investment Banking
4 15 (8.67%) Retail
5 11 (6.36%) Games
6 9 (5.20%) Front Office
7 7 (4.05%) Back Office
8 3 (1.73%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) International Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.58%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 56 (32.37%) Developer
2 25 (14.45%) Java Developer
3 24 (13.87%) Analyst
4 22 (12.72%) DBA
5 20 (11.56%) Architect
6 14 (8.09%) DB2 DBA
6 14 (8.09%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.09%) Tester
7 13 (7.51%) Automation Tester
7 13 (7.51%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (6.36%) Business Analyst
9 10 (5.78%) Consultant
9 10 (5.78%) KDB Developer
9 10 (5.78%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (5.20%) Administrator
10 9 (5.20%) Java Automation Tester
11 8 (4.62%) Data Analyst
12 7 (4.05%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 7 (4.05%) Selenium Tester
13 6 (3.47%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.45%) Web Services
2 24 (13.87%) JMS
2 24 (13.87%) XML
3 23 (13.29%) Middleware
4 19 (10.98%) Spring
5 16 (9.25%) Rendezvous
6 15 (8.67%) Gherkin
7 14 (8.09%) RESTful
8 13 (7.51%) SOAP
9 9 (5.20%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (4.62%) HTML
10 8 (4.62%) RESTEasy
11 7 (4.05%) .NET
11 7 (4.05%) boto
11 7 (4.05%) J2EE
12 6 (3.47%) J2SE
12 6 (3.47%) REST
12 6 (3.47%) WSDL
13 5 (2.89%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.89%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.25%) Mainframe
3 15 (8.67%) Derivative
4 10 (5.78%) Equities
5 9 (5.20%) Replication
6 7 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (4.05%) Virtual Team
7 6 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (3.47%) OTC Derivatives
7 6 (3.47%) Reference Data
8 5 (2.89%) Clustering
9 4 (2.31%) AS400
9 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.31%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.31%) iSeries
9 4 (2.31%) VSAM
10 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.10%) Unix
2 37 (21.39%) Linux
3 11 (6.36%) Solaris
4 9 (5.20%) Windows
5 8 (4.62%) AIX
6 7 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.05%) zOS
7 3 (1.73%) CentOS
7 3 (1.73%) SUSE
8 1 (0.58%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.50%) Scrum
3 23 (13.29%) Test Automation
4 20 (11.56%) BDD
5 19 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (10.98%) SDLC
6 18 (10.40%) Data Modelling
6 18 (10.40%) DevOps
6 18 (10.40%) E-Commerce
6 18 (10.40%) OO
7 16 (9.25%) ETL
8 14 (8.09%) OOD
8 14 (8.09%) Scenario Testing
8 14 (8.09%) System Testing
9 11 (6.36%) Data Management
9 11 (6.36%) Electronic Trading
10 10 (5.78%) Data Analysis
10 10 (5.78%) Multithreading
10 10 (5.78%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (5.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (49.13%) SQL
2 60 (34.68%) Java
3 21 (12.14%) Python
4 16 (9.25%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.67%) Perl
6 9 (5.20%) COBOL
6 9 (5.20%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.05%) C++
8 6 (3.47%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.47%) JCL
8 6 (3.47%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.47%) RPG
9 5 (2.89%) C
10 4 (2.31%) REXX
11 3 (1.73%) C#
11 3 (1.73%) RPG IV
11 3 (1.73%) XPath
12 2 (1.16%) Pig Latin
12 2 (1.16%) R
12 2 (1.16%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 2 (1.16%) Degree
1 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.58%) CCDP
2 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.51%) Data Quality
2 10 (5.78%) MiFID
2 10 (5.78%) QA
3 7 (4.05%) GCP
4 4 (2.31%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (2.31%) EMIR
5 2 (1.16%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 11 (6.36%) Docker
2 5 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.73%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.73%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (8.09%) Ansible
2 13 (7.51%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (7.51%) Puppet
3 8 (4.62%) Kubernetes
4 7 (4.05%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (4.05%) Mesos
4 7 (4.05%) Rancher
5 3 (1.73%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (1.16%) MAINVIEW
7 1 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.58%) Netcool
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.58%) QRadar
7 1 (0.58%) SCCM
7 1 (0.58%) SCOM
7 1 (0.58%) WMI
Vendors
1 73 (42.20%) Oracle
2 46 (26.59%) IBM
3 38 (21.97%) Sybase
4 17 (9.83%) TIBCO
5 15 (8.67%) hybris
6 11 (6.36%) SAP
6 11 (6.36%) Teradata
7 10 (5.78%) Informatica
8 9 (5.20%) Atlassian
9 6 (3.47%) Bloomberg
9 6 (3.47%) Reuters
10 5 (2.89%) Perforce
10 5 (2.89%) VMware
11 4 (2.31%) MuleSoft
11 4 (2.31%) Netezza
11 4 (2.31%) Sun
12 3 (1.73%) BEA
12 3 (1.73%) Intel
12 3 (1.73%) Microsoft
12 3 (1.73%) Talend