Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 374 502 449
Rank change year-on-year +128 -53 -100
Contract jobs citing DB2 40 91 189
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.86% 0.91% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 128
Median daily rate £600 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £413 £321 £397
90th Percentile £750 £680 £650
England median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.75 £35.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +30.71% -21.35% +8.54%

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 4,655 9,984 11,414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.21% 24.84% 25.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,252 7,240 8,562
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +4.06%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £356
90th Percentile £713 £675 £670
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 58 78
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £20.40 £19.85 £19.65
90th Percentile £41.50 £56.50 £46.10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +110 7 £538 +13.16% 1
South London +45 4 £575 -4.17%
East London +49 1 £650 -
North London - 1 £600 -
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 30 (75.00%) SQL
2 22 (55.00%) Finance
3 21 (52.50%) Java
4 20 (50.00%) Oracle
5 16 (40.00%) Web Services
6 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (35.00%) Sybase
7 13 (32.50%) Analytics
8 12 (30.00%) AWS
8 12 (30.00%) GCP
9 11 (27.50%) Banking
9 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
9 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
10 10 (25.00%) Microservices
11 9 (22.50%) Apache Spark
11 9 (22.50%) Azure
11 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (22.50%) Migration
11 9 (22.50%) Front Office
11 9 (22.50%) ETL
12 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
12 8 (20.00%) Asset Management
12 8 (20.00%) Google
12 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (20.00%) Amazon Athena
13 7 (17.50%) Kotlin
13 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
13 7 (17.50%) Hedge funds

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 9 (22.50%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.50%) CICS
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (7.50%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) AWS
1 12 (30.00%) GCP
2 9 (22.50%) Azure
3 7 (17.50%) AWS Step Functions
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.50%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.50%) Serverless
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) Relational Database
3 8 (20.00%) Amazon Athena
3 8 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 7 (17.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (17.50%) Couchbase
4 7 (17.50%) HBase
4 7 (17.50%) MariaDB
4 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
4 7 (17.50%) Neo4j
4 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
4 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (17.50%) Redis
5 6 (15.00%) Hadoop
6 5 (12.50%) Amazon Aurora
6 5 (12.50%) OLAP
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (10.00%) MemSQL
7 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) GitLab
2 1 (2.50%) Bower
2 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) Grunt
2 1 (2.50%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) JUnit
2 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 10 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Java Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 4 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) AWS Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Cloud Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.50%) NoSQL Developer
6 3 (7.50%) NoSQL Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Web Services
2 7 (17.50%) J2EE
3 6 (15.00%) REST
3 6 (15.00%) SOAP
4 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.50%) RESTful
5 4 (10.00%) .NET
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
5 4 (10.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 4 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
5 4 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) JSON
6 3 (7.50%) Kafka
6 3 (7.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.50%) Derivative
2 7 (17.50%) Equity Derivative
2 7 (17.50%) Fixed Income
2 7 (17.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (17.50%) Hedge funds
3 5 (12.50%) Market Risk
4 4 (10.00%) Spread Betting
5 3 (7.50%) Data Structures
5 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.50%) Taxonomies
6 2 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (5.00%) Replication
7 1 (2.50%) BBC
7 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.50%) DataPower
7 1 (2.50%) Equities
7 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (2.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) AIX
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Analytics
2 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (25.00%) Microservices
4 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) ETL
4 9 (22.50%) Migration
5 8 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (17.50%) Data Modelling
6 7 (17.50%) Risk Analytics
7 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
7 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (12.50%) MVC
8 5 (12.50%) TDD
9 4 (10.00%) API Design
9 4 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (7.50%) Data Integration
10 3 (7.50%) High Availability
10 3 (7.50%) Use Case
10 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) SQL
2 21 (52.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) Kotlin
3 7 (17.50%) Scala
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) C#
5 5 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) ABAP
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Go
7 1 (2.50%) Java 8
7 1 (2.50%) RPG
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
2 3 (7.50%) HDFS
3 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) LXC
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.00%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (35.00%) Sybase
3 8 (20.00%) Google
4 7 (17.50%) IBM
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (5.00%) Teradata
7 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.50%) Netezza
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk
7 1 (2.50%) Tableau
7 1 (2.50%) VMware