Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 451 398 405
Rank change year-on-year -53 +7 -106
Contract jobs citing DB2 175 194 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.59% 1.95% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 113 107
London median daily rate £550 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +2.15% +7.70%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £308
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
England median daily rate £493 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +9.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £26.50
% change year-on-year -1.40% +53.09% -32.91%

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 11,001 9,952 10,552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.70% 23.85% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,268 7,073 7,553
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £351 £325 £310
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +9.94% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 63
London median hourly rate £27.14 £32.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.50% -4.41% +23.64%
10th Percentile £17.29 £15.25 £16.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £65.00 £100.00
England median hourly rate £31.23 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +13.56% -8.33% +4.57%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -20 26 £600 +33.33% 4
East London -3 17 £625 +13.64% 1
West London -19 2 £513 +2.50% 5
South London -39 2 £494 +9.12%
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 89 (50.86%) Java
2 88 (50.29%) SQL
3 69 (39.43%) Unix
4 67 (38.29%) Banking
5 66 (37.71%) Oracle
6 63 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (36.00%) Finance
7 54 (30.86%) Sybase
7 54 (30.86%) Relational Database
8 50 (28.57%) JMS
9 49 (28.00%) Linux
10 44 (25.14%) SQL Server
11 39 (22.29%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (21.71%) IBM
12 38 (21.71%) Spring
13 34 (19.43%) RDBMS
14 31 (17.71%) SDLC
15 30 (17.14%) OO
16 28 (16.00%) Perl
16 28 (16.00%) Scrum
16 28 (16.00%) Jenkins
17 27 (15.43%) Amazon AWS
17 27 (15.43%) Maven
18 26 (14.86%) Web Services
19 25 (14.29%) Investment Banking
20 23 (13.14%) JUnit
20 23 (13.14%) OOD
21 22 (12.57%) MySQL
21 22 (12.57%) SOAP
21 22 (12.57%) XML

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 11 (6.29%) OpenStack
1 11 (6.29%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.14%) Confluence
3 7 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.86%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.29%) CICS
5 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.71%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.71%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.14%) Apache
7 2 (1.14%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.14%) CMS
7 2 (1.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) HipChat
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.71%) Magento
1 3 (1.71%) Misys Midas
2 2 (1.14%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.57%) Misys Equation
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.43%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.71%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.57%) GitHub
7 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) npm
7 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.86%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) SAN
3 2 (1.14%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) Intranet
4 1 (0.57%) SMS
4 1 (0.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.86%) Relational Database
2 44 (25.14%) SQL Server
3 34 (19.43%) RDBMS
4 22 (12.57%) MySQL
5 20 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (8.57%) Oracle Database
7 11 (6.29%) Sybase IQ
8 9 (5.14%) Big Data
8 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.14%) NoSQL
8 9 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (4.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (4.00%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.43%) DataStage
11 6 (3.43%) KDB
11 6 (3.43%) Kdb+
12 5 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (2.29%) HBase
13 4 (2.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 27 (15.43%) Maven
3 23 (13.14%) JUnit
4 22 (12.57%) Git (software)
5 17 (9.71%) JIRA
6 15 (8.57%) Gradle
7 12 (6.86%) Subversion
8 11 (6.29%) Ant
9 9 (5.14%) Cucumber
9 9 (5.14%) Selenium
9 9 (5.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (4.57%) Bitbucket
10 8 (4.57%) WebDriver
11 6 (3.43%) Hudson
12 4 (2.29%) Eclipse
12 4 (2.29%) SoapUI
12 4 (2.29%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.71%) GDB
13 3 (1.71%) Gerrit
14 2 (1.14%) Robot Framework
General
1 67 (38.29%) Banking
2 63 (36.00%) Finance
3 25 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.57%) Retail
5 5 (2.86%) Back Office
6 4 (2.29%) Games
7 3 (1.71%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) International Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.57%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 83 (47.43%) Developer
2 50 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.57%) Senior Developer
4 16 (9.14%) DBA
5 14 (8.00%) Architect
6 13 (7.43%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (6.29%) Analyst
7 11 (6.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) DB2 DBA
9 9 (5.14%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.57%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (4.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Broadcast Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Consultant
11 7 (4.00%) ETL Developer
11 7 (4.00%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
12 6 (3.43%) Data Analyst
12 6 (3.43%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.57%) JMS
2 38 (21.71%) Spring
3 26 (14.86%) Web Services
4 22 (12.57%) SOAP
4 22 (12.57%) XML
5 19 (10.86%) J2SE
6 18 (10.29%) AngularJS
7 16 (9.14%) Middleware
8 13 (7.43%) REST
9 12 (6.86%) jQuery
9 12 (6.86%) Rendezvous
9 12 (6.86%) RESTful
10 11 (6.29%) HTML
11 9 (5.14%) JSON
12 8 (4.57%) Gherkin
13 7 (4.00%) .NET
13 7 (4.00%) J2EE
13 7 (4.00%) Node.js
14 6 (3.43%) Hibernate
14 6 (3.43%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.29%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.43%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (8.00%) Equities
4 10 (5.71%) Mainframe
5 7 (4.00%) Video on Demand
6 6 (3.43%) Derivative
6 6 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.43%) Replication
6 6 (3.43%) Virtual Team
7 5 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.71%) AS400
9 3 (1.71%) Clustering
9 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.71%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.71%) DataPower
9 3 (1.71%) iSeries
10 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 69 (39.43%) Unix
2 49 (28.00%) Linux
3 9 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.57%) CentOS
5 7 (4.00%) Solaris
6 5 (2.86%) AIX
6 5 (2.86%) Windows
7 1 (0.57%) HPUX
7 1 (0.57%) OS/400
7 1 (0.57%) SUSE
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.71%) SDLC
3 30 (17.14%) OO
4 28 (16.00%) Scrum
5 23 (13.14%) OOD
6 22 (12.57%) DevOps
7 20 (11.43%) Data Modelling
8 19 (10.86%) ETL
9 16 (9.14%) Test Automation
10 15 (8.57%) SOA
11 13 (7.43%) BDD
11 13 (7.43%) Change Management
11 13 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (6.86%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.86%) Kanban
12 12 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (5.71%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.71%) Data Management
13 10 (5.71%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 89 (50.86%) Java
2 88 (50.29%) SQL
3 28 (16.00%) Perl
4 18 (10.29%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.29%) Python
5 9 (5.14%) Shell Script
6 7 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.00%) C
7 5 (2.86%) C++
7 5 (2.86%) COBOL
7 5 (2.86%) JCL
7 5 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.86%) RPG
7 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.29%) REXX
9 3 (1.71%) XPath
10 2 (1.14%) C#
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
10 2 (1.14%) Pig Latin
10 2 (1.14%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 4 (2.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) MiFID
2 6 (3.43%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (3.43%) EMIR
3 5 (2.86%) GCP
3 5 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (9.71%) Docker
2 3 (1.71%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (9.14%) Puppet
3 15 (8.57%) Ansible
4 6 (3.43%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.86%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (2.86%) Mesos
5 5 (2.86%) Rancher
6 3 (1.71%) TIBCO Hawk
7 1 (0.57%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.57%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.57%) QRadar
7 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (37.71%) Oracle
2 54 (30.86%) Sybase
3 38 (21.71%) IBM
4 13 (7.43%) TIBCO
5 9 (5.14%) Informatica
5 9 (5.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.14%) SAP
5 9 (5.14%) Teradata
6 7 (4.00%) Atlassian
6 7 (4.00%) hybris
7 6 (3.43%) Perforce
8 3 (1.71%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.71%) Adobe
8 3 (1.71%) BEA
8 3 (1.71%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.71%) CA
8 3 (1.71%) Reuters
8 3 (1.71%) Siebel
8 3 (1.71%) Sun
8 3 (1.71%) VMware