Period
to

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 27 May 2022 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
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 450 398 379
Rank change year-on-year -52 -19 +130
Contract jobs citing DB2 133 76 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 1.32% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 34 34
10th Percentile £456 £489 £413
25th Percentile £500 £525 £503
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £600
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £688 £713 £700
90th Percentile £750 - £750
England median daily rate £550 £527 £545
% change year-on-year +4.46% -3.39% +24.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £52.50 - -
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
75th Percentile £57.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - £45.75
% change year-on-year - - -1.97%

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 8,048 5,778 4,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.67% 23.46% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,938 4,073 3,463
10th Percentile £406 £375 £363
25th Percentile £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £577 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.86% - -
75th Percentile £700 £638 £625
90th Percentile £788 £713 £709
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 27
10th Percentile £26.54 £12.20 £15.97
25th Percentile £31.00 £20.00 £20.24
Median hourly rate £52.50 £30.81 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +70.39% +23.25% +2.04%
75th Percentile £70.63 £57.77 £38.13
90th Percentile £75.51 £65.45 £47.85
England median hourly rate £43.42 £24.57 £25.00
% change year-on-year +76.70% -1.72% -16.67%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in London

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DB2 in London.

Daily rate trend for DB2 in London

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DB2 in London over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for DB2 in London

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing DB2 in London.

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 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -35 20 £560 -17.04% 3
South London - 5 £713 -
West London - 1 £450 -
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 64 (48.12%) SQL
2 58 (43.61%) Oracle
3 48 (36.09%) SQL Server
3 48 (36.09%) Finance
4 42 (31.58%) Social Skills
5 41 (30.83%) Linux
6 37 (27.82%) IBM
6 37 (27.82%) Banking
7 33 (24.81%) Java
8 31 (23.31%) Agile
9 30 (22.56%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
11 26 (19.55%) Data Modelling
12 25 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (18.80%) CI/CD
12 25 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (17.29%) AWS
13 23 (17.29%) CICS
13 23 (17.29%) Windows
14 22 (16.54%) Migration
14 22 (16.54%) VMware
14 22 (16.54%) Relational Database
15 20 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
15 20 (15.04%) Degree
15 20 (15.04%) Mainframe
16 19 (14.29%) Computer Science
16 19 (14.29%) Kafka
17 18 (13.53%) Big Data
17 18 (13.53%) vSphere

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 23 (17.29%) CICS
2 17 (12.78%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.02%) Apache Spark
4 5 (3.76%) Confluence
5 3 (2.26%) Apache Airflow
6 2 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.50%) PowerExchange
6 2 (1.50%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.75%) JBoss
7 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.75%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Oracle Utilities
2 2 (1.50%) Maximo
2 2 (1.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.75%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.29%) AWS
2 13 (9.77%) Azure
3 11 (8.27%) GCP
4 9 (6.77%) Power Platform
5 6 (4.51%) Apigee
5 6 (4.51%) Kong
6 4 (3.01%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.01%) dbt
6 4 (3.01%) GitHub
7 3 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.26%) Serverless
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon MSK
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon SageMaker
8 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.03%) Firewall
2 15 (11.28%) LAN
2 15 (11.28%) WAN
3 6 (4.51%) VPN
3 6 (4.51%) Wireless
4 3 (2.26%) DNS
4 3 (2.26%) NAS
4 3 (2.26%) SAN
5 2 (1.50%) FTP
5 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.75%) HTTP
6 1 (0.75%) VoIP
6 1 (0.75%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (36.09%) SQL Server
2 30 (22.56%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (16.54%) Relational Database
4 18 (13.53%) Big Data
4 18 (13.53%) RDBMS
5 12 (9.02%) MongoDB
5 12 (9.02%) Tableau
6 11 (8.27%) OLTP
7 10 (7.52%) MySQL
7 10 (7.52%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (6.77%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (6.77%) Power BI
9 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
10 6 (4.51%) Hadoop
10 6 (4.51%) MS Access
10 6 (4.51%) SQLPlus
11 5 (3.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (3.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 5 (3.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.27%) Eclipse
3 9 (6.77%) JIRA
4 8 (6.02%) ERwin
5 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.01%) Maven
6 3 (2.26%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.26%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio Code
7 2 (1.50%) GitLab
7 2 (1.50%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.50%) JUnit
7 2 (1.50%) REST Assured
7 2 (1.50%) Selenium
7 2 (1.50%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.50%) webpack
7 2 (1.50%) XPEDITER
8 1 (0.75%) Ant
8 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.75%) JMeter
General
1 48 (36.09%) Finance
2 42 (31.58%) Social Skills
3 37 (27.82%) Banking
4 25 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (9.02%) Retail
6 9 (6.77%) Spanish Language
7 6 (4.51%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (3.76%) Investment Banking
8 5 (3.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.26%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.26%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.50%) Marketing
11 1 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.75%) Law
11 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (27.07%) Developer
2 25 (18.80%) Architect
3 15 (11.28%) Analyst
3 15 (11.28%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (9.02%) Data Engineer
5 12 (9.02%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.52%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (6.77%) Business Systems Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) Insurance Systems Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) DB2 Programmer
8 8 (6.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 8 (6.02%) Linux Specialist
8 8 (6.02%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 8 (6.02%) Programmer
8 8 (6.02%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
8 8 (6.02%) Windows Specialist
9 7 (5.26%) DB2 Systems Programmer
9 7 (5.26%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.29%) Kafka
2 14 (10.53%) HTML
2 14 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (9.02%) XML
4 11 (8.27%) CSS
4 11 (8.27%) Node.js
4 11 (8.27%) React
4 11 (8.27%) Web Services
5 8 (6.02%) AngularJS
6 7 (5.26%) .NET
6 7 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 7 (5.26%) Spring
6 7 (5.26%) Spring Boot
7 6 (4.51%) JSP
7 6 (4.51%) OAuth
7 6 (4.51%) OpenID
7 6 (4.51%) REST
7 6 (4.51%) RESTful
8 5 (3.76%) JSON
8 5 (3.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) Mainframe
2 15 (11.28%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.77%) iSeries
3 9 (6.77%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (6.02%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.51%) iPad
5 6 (4.51%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.76%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (3.76%) Replication
6 5 (3.76%) VSAM
7 4 (3.01%) Clustering
7 4 (3.01%) Spread Betting
8 3 (2.26%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (2.26%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.26%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.50%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (30.83%) Linux
2 23 (17.29%) Windows
3 20 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (13.53%) zOS
5 17 (12.78%) Unix
6 4 (3.01%) AIX
7 2 (1.50%) MVS
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.75%) HPUX
8 1 (0.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) Agile
2 26 (19.55%) Data Modelling
3 25 (18.80%) CI/CD
3 25 (18.80%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (16.54%) Migration
5 19 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 16 (12.03%) TOGAF
7 15 (11.28%) Microservices
8 14 (10.53%) ETL
8 14 (10.53%) Information Management
9 13 (9.77%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (9.77%) Data Management
9 13 (9.77%) Decision-Making
9 13 (9.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (9.02%) Data Architecture
10 12 (9.02%) Multithreading
11 11 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (8.27%) Data Governance
11 11 (8.27%) Data Security
12 10 (7.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 64 (48.12%) SQL
2 33 (24.81%) Java
3 16 (12.03%) Python
4 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.77%) C#
5 9 (6.77%) C++
5 9 (6.77%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.26%) JCL
6 7 (5.26%) Scala
7 6 (4.51%) C
7 6 (4.51%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.76%) COBOL
9 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.26%) Bash
10 3 (2.26%) Perl
10 3 (2.26%) PHP
11 2 (1.50%) Ruby
11 2 (1.50%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.75%) Groovy
12 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (15.04%) Degree
2 12 (9.02%) TOGAF Certification
3 10 (7.52%) Master's Degree
3 10 (7.52%) RHCA
4 9 (6.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.75%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.75%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.26%) QA
3 2 (1.50%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (1.50%) COREP
3 2 (1.50%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.50%) FINREP
3 2 (1.50%) IFRS
3 2 (1.50%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) GDPR
4 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (15.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.53%) vSphere
3 15 (11.28%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.76%) HDFS
5 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.26%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.75%) Docker
6 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) Ansible
2 4 (3.01%) vRealize
3 3 (2.26%) Control-M
3 3 (2.26%) PowerCLI
3 3 (2.26%) Puppet
3 3 (2.26%) Terraform
3 3 (2.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 3 (2.26%) WMI
4 2 (1.50%) Kibana
4 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.75%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.75%) Kubeflow
5 1 (0.75%) QRadar
5 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.75%) VxRail
Vendors
1 58 (43.61%) Oracle
2 37 (27.82%) IBM
3 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.54%) VMware
5 18 (13.53%) Citrix
6 14 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 13 (9.77%) Teradata
8 10 (7.52%) Cisco
8 10 (7.52%) Juniper
8 10 (7.52%) Sybase
9 6 (4.51%) Netezza
10 5 (3.76%) Cognos
11 4 (3.01%) SAP
12 3 (2.26%) Atlassian
12 3 (2.26%) Google
12 3 (2.26%) Infoblox
12 3 (2.26%) Informatica
12 3 (2.26%) SaltStack
12 3 (2.26%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.26%) Veritas