Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 481 460 406
Rank change year-on-year -21 -54 -19
Contract jobs citing DB2 84 169 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.87% 1.46% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 111 121
London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £405 £325 £356
90th Percentile £639 £625 £713
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £31.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +60.71% -22.22%

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 9,609 11,563 10,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 24.51% 25.26% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,961 8,589 7,632
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £358 £335
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 69 57
London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +1.25% -1.24%
10th Percentile £15.73 £19.50 £18.45
90th Percentile £56.30 £47.39 £58.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 +18 16 £500 +11.11% 2
South London +41 14 £475 +35.71% 1
West London +20 3 £500 -9.09% 4
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 45 (53.57%) SQL
2 44 (52.38%) Oracle
3 33 (39.29%) Linux
4 32 (38.10%) Java
5 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (28.57%) IBM
7 23 (27.38%) Sybase
7 23 (27.38%) Finance
8 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
9 17 (20.24%) Unix
9 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
10 16 (19.05%) DevOps
10 16 (19.05%) Scrum
11 15 (17.86%) Banking
11 15 (17.86%) Python
12 13 (15.48%) MySQL
13 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 12 (14.29%) Ansible
13 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
14 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (13.10%) ETL
14 11 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (11.90%) OOD
15 10 (11.90%) RDBMS
15 10 (11.90%) SOAP
15 10 (11.90%) OO
15 10 (11.90%) Big Data
16 9 (10.71%) REST
16 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (10.71%) Greenfield Project

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 6 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
2 5 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.76%) FileNet
3 4 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (2.38%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.38%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.19%) CICS
5 1 (1.19%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) JBoss
5 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Loan IQ
1 1 (1.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Azure
2 6 (7.14%) AWS
3 4 (4.76%) GCP
3 4 (4.76%) GitHub
4 3 (3.57%) SaaS
5 2 (2.38%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.38%) Qubole
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) SAN
2 4 (4.76%) NAS
3 2 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) DWDM
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.48%) MySQL
3 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (11.90%) Big Data
5 10 (11.90%) RDBMS
6 6 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 6 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.95%) DataStage
7 5 (5.95%) IBM InfoSphere
8 4 (4.76%) Apache Hive
9 3 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.57%) BigQuery
9 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
9 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.38%) DB2 UDB
10 2 (2.38%) Power BI
10 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.14%) JIRA
3 5 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.95%) JUnit
3 5 (5.95%) Maven
4 3 (3.57%) Gradle
5 2 (2.38%) Ant
5 2 (2.38%) Hudson
5 2 (2.38%) Mocha
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Gatling
6 1 (1.19%) JMeter
6 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Front Office
4 5 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.76%) Publishing
6 3 (3.57%) Retail
7 2 (2.38%) Law
8 1 (1.19%) Automotive
8 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.19%) Games
8 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.19%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Developer
2 15 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Administrator
3 11 (13.10%) Architect
4 7 (8.33%) Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) DBA
6 5 (5.95%) Data Architect
6 5 (5.95%) DataStage Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) DB2 Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) DB2 DBA
7 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) FileNet Administrator
8 3 (3.57%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) IT Support
8 3 (3.57%) Junior IT Support
8 3 (3.57%) Junior IT Support Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Salesforce Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.90%) SOAP
2 9 (10.71%) REST
3 7 (8.33%) CSS
3 7 (8.33%) J2SE
3 7 (8.33%) Spring
4 6 (7.14%) EJB
5 5 (5.95%) RESTful
6 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.76%) HTML
6 4 (4.76%) J2EE
6 4 (4.76%) JSON
6 4 (4.76%) PySpark
6 4 (4.76%) Swagger
6 4 (4.76%) Web Services
7 3 (3.57%) JMS
7 3 (3.57%) Kafka
7 3 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (3.57%) Pandas
7 3 (3.57%) XML
8 2 (2.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (9.52%) Replication
3 6 (7.14%) Clustering
3 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.76%) Blog
4 4 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.57%) Derivative
6 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.38%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.38%) Equities
6 2 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.19%) ASIC
7 1 (1.19%) HACMP
7 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.19%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.29%) Linux
2 17 (20.24%) Unix
3 11 (13.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.52%) AIX
5 7 (8.33%) Windows
6 5 (5.95%) Solaris
7 4 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.38%) zOS
9 1 (1.19%) CentOS
9 1 (1.19%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) DevOps
2 16 (19.05%) Scrum
3 11 (13.10%) ETL
4 10 (11.90%) OO
4 10 (11.90%) OOD
5 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 9 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (9.52%) Microservices
6 8 (9.52%) Migration
6 8 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (8.33%) Open Source
7 7 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.14%) Critical Thinking
8 6 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.14%) Information Security
8 6 (7.14%) Project Management
8 6 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (5.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 45 (53.57%) SQL
2 32 (38.10%) Java
3 15 (17.86%) Python
4 12 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.71%) Perl
6 6 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.76%) Scala
8 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.38%) RPG
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) C#
10 1 (1.19%) C++
10 1 (1.19%) Go
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
10 1 (1.19%) JCL
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.19%) MBA
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) COBIT
1 3 (3.57%) GDPR
1 3 (3.57%) GLBA
1 3 (3.57%) HIPAA
1 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (3.57%) NIST
1 3 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.57%) HDFS
4 2 (2.38%) Docker
5 1 (1.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Ansible
2 6 (7.14%) Puppet
3 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.95%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.57%) CASB
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (3.57%) IBM Guardium
5 2 (2.38%) Control-M
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (2.38%) Oozie
5 2 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.19%) Consul
6 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.19%) Terraform
6 1 (1.19%) yum
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Oracle
2 24 (28.57%) IBM
3 23 (27.38%) Sybase
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (7.14%) VMware
5 4 (4.76%) Citrix
5 4 (4.76%) Cognos
5 4 (4.76%) EMC
5 4 (4.76%) HP
5 4 (4.76%) Teradata
5 4 (4.76%) Veritas
6 3 (3.57%) BMC
6 3 (3.57%) Forcepoint
6 3 (3.57%) Google
6 3 (3.57%) Imperva
6 3 (3.57%) Intel
6 3 (3.57%) McAfee
6 3 (3.57%) MuleSoft
6 3 (3.57%) Symantec