Period
to 18 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 444 384 371
Rank change year-on-year -60 -13 -47
Contract jobs citing DB2 189 225 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 2.23% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 130 170
London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £341 £350 £287
90th Percentile £638 £675 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £31.00 -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +27.14% +0.72% -22.78%

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 11,633 10,105 10,621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 25.18% 24.18% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,714 7,318 7,698
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £358 £325 £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 74 47 49
London median hourly rate £30.00 £27.16 £26.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% +0.87% +11.12%
10th Percentile £20.25 £17.90 £17.03
90th Percentile £47.46 £48.00 £99.20
England median hourly rate £33.00 £29.56 £28.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% +3.72% +14.00%

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 July 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 July 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 -51 28 £450 -18.18% 4
East London -20 13 £475 -20.83% 2
South London -41 5 £350 -
West London -27 2 £580 +49.68% 4
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 108 (57.14%) SQL
2 78 (41.27%) Oracle
3 77 (40.74%) Linux
4 73 (38.62%) Finance
5 65 (34.39%) Java
6 61 (32.28%) SQL Server
6 61 (32.28%) Banking
7 57 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (28.57%) Unix
9 52 (27.51%) IBM
10 50 (26.46%) PostgreSQL
11 42 (22.22%) Relational Database
12 38 (20.11%) Sybase
13 33 (17.46%) Python
14 28 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
15 27 (14.29%) OO
15 27 (14.29%) Change Management
16 26 (13.76%) Perl
17 25 (13.23%) SOAP
17 25 (13.23%) Data Modelling
17 25 (13.23%) ETL
17 25 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
18 24 (12.70%) Shell Script
18 24 (12.70%) JavaScript
18 24 (12.70%) Investment Banking
19 23 (12.17%) Maven
19 23 (12.17%) Windows
19 23 (12.17%) Git (software)
20 22 (11.64%) Jenkins
20 22 (11.64%) ITIL

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 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.47%) Apache
3 10 (5.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.17%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.65%) Confluence
5 5 (2.65%) JBoss
5 5 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.59%) CICS
7 3 (1.59%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.06%) CMS
8 2 (1.06%) Jetty
8 2 (1.06%) nginx
8 2 (1.06%) OpenCms
8 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.06%) SAS
8 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.65%) HipChat
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (3.70%) Serverless
4 6 (3.17%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (2.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.59%) GitHub
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.06%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.53%) SaaS
8 1 (0.53%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.41%) SAN
2 5 (2.65%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.06%) Broadband
4 2 (1.06%) Firewall
4 2 (1.06%) HTTP
4 2 (1.06%) Internet
5 1 (0.53%) LAN
5 1 (0.53%) NAS
5 1 (0.53%) PABX
5 1 (0.53%) SMS
5 1 (0.53%) VoIP
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (32.28%) SQL Server
2 50 (26.46%) PostgreSQL
3 42 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 28 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (11.64%) Blockchain
6 20 (10.58%) MySQL
7 19 (10.05%) RDBMS
8 16 (8.47%) Big Data
9 11 (5.82%) NoSQL
10 10 (5.29%) OLAP
11 9 (4.76%) Apache Hive
12 8 (4.23%) Hadoop
13 7 (3.70%) HBase
13 7 (3.70%) KDB
13 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
13 7 (3.70%) Oracle Database
13 7 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
14 6 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (3.17%) SAP Data Services
14 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (12.17%) Git (software)
1 23 (12.17%) Maven
2 22 (11.64%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.94%) Subversion
4 14 (7.41%) Gradle
5 11 (5.82%) Ant
6 10 (5.29%) ERwin
7 7 (3.70%) Hudson
7 7 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (3.17%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.17%) ER Studio
8 6 (3.17%) JIRA
8 6 (3.17%) JUnit
8 6 (3.17%) Selenium
9 5 (2.65%) Bitbucket
10 4 (2.12%) Checkstyle
10 4 (2.12%) Robot Framework
10 4 (2.12%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.59%) Apache Ivy
11 3 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 73 (38.62%) Finance
2 61 (32.28%) Banking
3 24 (12.70%) Investment Banking
4 16 (8.47%) Retail
5 9 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.59%) Front Office
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (40.74%) Developer
2 34 (17.99%) Java Developer
3 29 (15.34%) DBA
4 20 (10.58%) DB2 DBA
5 16 (8.47%) Analyst
6 13 (6.88%) Administrator
6 13 (6.88%) Applications Support
6 13 (6.88%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 13 (6.88%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.35%) Python Developer
8 11 (5.82%) DB2 Support
8 11 (5.82%) ETL Developer
8 11 (5.82%) Perl Developer
8 11 (5.82%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (5.29%) Data Analyst
10 9 (4.76%) Architect
10 9 (4.76%) DB2 Specialist
10 9 (4.76%) PostgreSQL Specialist
10 9 (4.76%) SQL DBA
11 8 (4.23%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.23%) SOAP
2 21 (11.11%) Spring
3 20 (10.58%) AngularJS
3 20 (10.58%) XML
4 19 (10.05%) JSON
5 16 (8.47%) HTML
6 14 (7.41%) Kafka
6 14 (7.41%) Middleware
7 13 (6.88%) JMS
8 12 (6.35%) Web Services
9 11 (5.82%) REST
10 9 (4.76%) IBM Integration Bus
10 9 (4.76%) LAMP
10 9 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
10 9 (4.76%) React
11 8 (4.23%) CSS
11 8 (4.23%) JPA
11 8 (4.23%) JSP
12 7 (3.70%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.70%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.99%) Replication
1 17 (8.99%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (6.88%) Data Structures
3 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.76%) Derivative
4 9 (4.76%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.65%) Credit Risk
6 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.12%) Equities
6 4 (2.12%) Fintech
6 4 (2.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.59%) Clustering
7 3 (1.59%) DataPower
7 3 (1.59%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.59%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.06%) iSeries
8 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.06%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 77 (40.74%) Linux
2 54 (28.57%) Unix
3 23 (12.17%) Windows
4 17 (8.99%) AIX
5 16 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.65%) zOS
7 4 (2.12%) Solaris
8 3 (1.59%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) CentOS
9 2 (1.06%) OS/2
9 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.53%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.53%) HPUX
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.29%) Change Management
2 27 (14.29%) OO
3 25 (13.23%) Data Modelling
3 25 (13.23%) ETL
3 25 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (11.64%) ITIL
5 19 (10.05%) Configuration Management
5 19 (10.05%) Scrum
6 18 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 17 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (8.47%) DevOps
8 16 (8.47%) OOD
9 14 (7.41%) SDLC
9 14 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 13 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (5.82%) Microservices
12 11 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (57.14%) SQL
2 65 (34.39%) Java
3 33 (17.46%) Python
4 26 (13.76%) Perl
5 24 (12.70%) JavaScript
5 24 (12.70%) Shell Script
6 12 (6.35%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.29%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.17%) Korn
10 5 (2.65%) AWK
10 5 (2.65%) C
10 5 (2.65%) C++
10 5 (2.65%) Java 8
11 4 (2.12%) Scala
12 3 (1.59%) REXX
12 3 (1.59%) Ruby
13 2 (1.06%) PHP
13 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (1.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (0.53%) CISA
3 1 (0.53%) CISSP
3 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.29%) SLA
2 7 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 7 (3.70%) EMIR
2 7 (3.70%) MiFID
3 4 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.12%) QA
4 3 (1.59%) GCP
4 3 (1.59%) GDPR
5 2 (1.06%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (9.52%) Docker
2 10 (5.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.59%) RACF
6 1 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (7.41%) Ansible
1 14 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.82%) Puppet
3 7 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.65%) Rancher
4 5 (2.65%) Terraform
4 5 (2.65%) yum
5 4 (2.12%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (2.12%) Kibana
5 4 (2.12%) Mesos
6 3 (1.59%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Cast Iron
8 1 (0.53%) logstash
8 1 (0.53%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 78 (41.27%) Oracle
2 52 (27.51%) IBM
3 38 (20.11%) Sybase
4 17 (8.99%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.41%) Perforce
5 14 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 12 (6.35%) VMware
7 11 (5.82%) SAP
8 10 (5.29%) Remedy
9 8 (4.23%) Greenplum
10 7 (3.70%) Google
11 6 (3.17%) Informatica
12 5 (2.65%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.65%) Citrix
12 5 (2.65%) Cloudera
12 5 (2.65%) SaltStack
12 5 (2.65%) Talend
12 5 (2.65%) TIBCO
13 4 (2.12%) Sonatype
13 4 (2.12%) Splunk