The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 38
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 1 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.11% 3.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.71% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 17
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

DB2 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 123 141 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.10% 16.15% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 168 217
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 0
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Reading

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for DB2.

1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 4 (100.00%) HBase
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Hortonworks
1 4 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 4 (100.00%) Sqoop
1 4 (100.00%) Oozie
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
1 4 (100.00%) HDFS
1 4 (100.00%) Impala
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Ab Initio

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
1 4 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (100.00%) HBase
1 4 (100.00%) Impala
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Sqoop
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) ETL
1 4 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 4 (100.00%) Hortonworks
1 4 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (75.00%) Ab Initio