Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 November 2017 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 > Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 196 136
Rank change year-on-year -21 -60 +39
Contract jobs citing DB2 25 72 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.31% 0.73% 1.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.65% 3.53% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 50 50
Midlands median daily rate £325 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £290 £350 £300
90th Percentile £388 £558 £510
England median daily rate £468 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -12.77% +51.42% -11.67%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1517 2041 1875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.66% 20.78% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 1252 1157
Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £270 £262 £220
90th Percentile £538 £550 £508
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 32 46
Midlands median hourly rate £32.75 £17.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.51% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £18.15 £13.28 £12.63
90th Percentile £56.49 £33.90 £38.38
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the Midlands

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DB2 in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in the Midlands

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the Midlands

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the Midlands

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
East Midlands -3 15 £308 -23.13% 1
West Midlands -3 9 £350 -17.65% 1
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for DB2.

1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) Oracle
3 14 (56.00%) Linux
4 11 (44.00%) ITIL
4 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
5 10 (40.00%) Service Management
5 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 9 (36.00%) Performance Metrics
6 9 (36.00%) Clustering
6 9 (36.00%) Derivative
6 9 (36.00%) CentOS
6 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (36.00%) Data Guard
6 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
6 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
7 7 (28.00%) IBM
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.00%) Coaching
9 5 (20.00%) SLA
10 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (16.00%) RPG
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.00%) AS400
10 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
11 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
11 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
11 3 (12.00%) WebSphere

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (12.00%) JBoss
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.00%) CICS
3 1 (4.00%) Documentum
3 1 (4.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) FTP
2 2 (8.00%) Converged Networks
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) MySQL
5 1 (4.00%) EDRMS
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) ERwin
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.00%) jspm
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
1 8 (32.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) AS400 Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Developer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) UML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
1 3 (12.00%) Middleware
1 3 (12.00%) Node.js
1 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (8.00%) CakePHP
2 2 (8.00%) Express
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) Laravel
2 2 (8.00%) MEAN Stack
2 2 (8.00%) Symfony
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Clustering
1 9 (36.00%) Derivative
2 4 (16.00%) AS400
3 3 (12.00%) iSeries
3 3 (12.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Linux
2 9 (36.00%) CentOS
2 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) AIX
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
2 10 (40.00%) Service Management
3 9 (36.00%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (20.00%) Coaching
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (16.00%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Converged Infrastructure
8 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Microservices
8 2 (8.00%) Physical Data Model
8 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.00%) SOA
8 2 (8.00%) UML
9 1 (4.00%) Analytics
9 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) RPG
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (8.00%) R
5 2 (8.00%) RPG III
5 2 (8.00%) RPG/400
6 1 (4.00%) COBOL
6 1 (4.00%) ECMAScript
6 1 (4.00%) ES6
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) RPG IV
6 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
2 1 (4.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
2 2 (8.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (28.00%) IBM
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Splunk
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Embarcadero
6 1 (4.00%) SAP