Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 105 131
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 -8
Contract jobs citing DB2 66 104 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.57% 1.89% 1.07%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.85% 8.62% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 26
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £382 £285 £331
90th Percentile £581 £460 £481
UK median daily rate £439 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +9.69% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% -20.00% +50.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 841 1206 1278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.94% 21.94% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 689 684
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £266 £263 £260
90th Percentile £500 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 6
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.53% +6.67% +92.86%
10th Percentile £11.30 £9.37 £20.31
90th Percentile £195.00 £43.08 £58.13
UK median hourly rate £31.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% +20.00% -13.42%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Scotland

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Scotland

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Scotland

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Scotland

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Glasgow -17 47 £425 +6.25% 4
Edinburgh +22 17 £600 +50.00%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £390 -
DB2
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for DB2.

1 42 (63.64%) SQL
2 33 (50.00%) Java
3 32 (48.48%) Unix
4 30 (45.45%) Sybase
5 25 (37.88%) Finance
6 20 (30.30%) Perl
6 20 (30.30%) Relational Database
7 19 (28.79%) OO
7 19 (28.79%) Shell Script
7 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (27.27%) IBM
8 18 (27.27%) PKI
9 17 (25.76%) Spring
9 17 (25.76%) Linux
9 17 (25.76%) Mainframe
10 15 (22.73%) zOS
10 15 (22.73%) XML
10 15 (22.73%) Oracle
10 15 (22.73%) SDLC
11 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
11 14 (21.21%) Banking
12 13 (19.70%) Middleware
12 13 (19.70%) Perforce
12 13 (19.70%) SOAP
12 13 (19.70%) MQSeries
12 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
13 12 (18.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 12 (18.18%) Assembly Language
13 12 (18.18%) CA

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 13 (19.70%) MQSeries
2 11 (16.67%) CICS
2 11 (16.67%) SAS
3 7 (10.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.09%) WebSphere
5 5 (7.58%) JBoss
6 4 (6.06%) Apache
7 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.18%) SSL
2 11 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 11 (16.67%) SSH
3 3 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.61%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 5 (7.58%) KDB
4 5 (7.58%) Kdb+
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.06%) SQLite
6 2 (3.03%) MySQL
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) IMS/DB
7 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.52%) MSDE
7 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.70%) Jenkins
3 11 (16.67%) Maven
4 10 (15.15%) Ant
4 10 (15.15%) Gradle
4 10 (15.15%) Hudson
5 4 (6.06%) JUnit
6 3 (4.55%) FishEye
6 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.52%) Mockito
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 14 (21.21%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Law
4 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Front Office
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (51.52%) Developer
2 26 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.15%) DBA
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (7.58%) DB2 DBA
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.06%) Perl Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Programmer
6 4 (6.06%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Assembler Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Designer
7 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Mainframe Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) RACF Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) SAS Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) Spring
2 15 (22.73%) XML
3 13 (19.70%) Middleware
3 13 (19.70%) SOAP
4 11 (16.67%) ISPF
5 10 (15.15%) JSON
5 10 (15.15%) Protocol Buffers
6 9 (13.64%) JMS
7 6 (9.09%) J2SE
8 5 (7.58%) Hibernate
8 5 (7.58%) J2EE
8 5 (7.58%) REST
9 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.55%) .NET
10 3 (4.55%) EJB
10 3 (4.55%) JSP
10 3 (4.55%) Servlets
11 2 (3.03%) jQuery
12 1 (1.52%) CSS
12 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) PKI
2 17 (25.76%) Mainframe
3 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.52%) AS400
7 1 (1.52%) Clustering
7 1 (1.52%) Derivative
7 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.52%) Fintech
7 1 (1.52%) HACMP
7 1 (1.52%) iSeries
7 1 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Unix
2 17 (25.76%) Linux
3 15 (22.73%) zOS
4 9 (13.64%) Windows
5 3 (4.55%) AIX
5 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (1.52%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (28.79%) OO
2 15 (22.73%) SDLC
3 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 11 (16.67%) Security Management
4 11 (16.67%) Time Management
5 10 (15.15%) Information Security
5 10 (15.15%) People Management
6 9 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (13.64%) OOD
7 8 (12.12%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (12.12%) Scrum
8 6 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.58%) TDD
10 4 (6.06%) Business Continuity
10 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.06%) Refactoring
11 3 (4.55%) Load Testing
11 3 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) SQL
2 33 (50.00%) Java
3 20 (30.30%) Perl
4 19 (28.79%) Shell Script
5 12 (18.18%) Assembly Language
6 11 (16.67%) CLIST
6 11 (16.67%) JCL
6 11 (16.67%) REXX
7 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.06%) Python
9 3 (4.55%) C#
9 3 (4.55%) C++
10 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.03%) Scala
10 2 (3.03%) VBA
11 1 (1.52%) RPG
11 1 (1.52%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (13.64%) EMIR
1 9 (13.64%) MiFID
2 4 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 11 (16.67%) RACF
2 11 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (16.67%) zSecure
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (6.06%) SCOM
3 3 (4.55%) Netcool
3 3 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.55%) WMI
4 1 (1.52%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.52%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (1.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Sybase
2 18 (27.27%) IBM
3 15 (22.73%) Oracle
4 13 (19.70%) Perforce
5 12 (18.18%) CA
6 3 (4.55%) CyberArk
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.55%) Pega
6 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Teradata
7 2 (3.03%) Twitter
8 1 (1.52%) BMC
8 1 (1.52%) F5
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) Intel
8 1 (1.52%) Planview