Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 130 139
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing DB2 46 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.97% 1.06% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.93% 4.59% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 12
Scotland median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% -11.11%
10th Percentile £314 £299 £363
90th Percentile £464 £500 £499
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.57 £26.75
% change year-on-year -1.40% +51.66% -32.70%

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 Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 933 872 1,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.61% 23.00% 20.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 469 651
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £260
90th Percentile £511 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £417
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 7
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +68.00% -20.63%
10th Percentile £12.77 £10.34 £17.45
90th Percentile £46.41 £52.09 £40.07
UK median hourly rate £30.95 £28.18 £30.50
% change year-on-year +9.83% -7.61% +6.31%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -13 25 £425 +9.68% 4
Edinburgh -22 21 £356 - 7
DB2
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 26 (56.52%) Perl
3 24 (52.17%) Java
4 22 (47.83%) Sybase
4 22 (47.83%) Finance
5 21 (45.65%) Unix
6 18 (39.13%) Linux
6 18 (39.13%) Mainframe
6 18 (39.13%) Relational Database
7 17 (36.96%) RDBMS
8 15 (32.61%) Banking
9 14 (30.43%) J2SE
10 13 (28.26%) Spring
11 12 (26.09%) JUnit
12 11 (23.91%) JCL
13 10 (21.74%) CICS
13 10 (21.74%) Oracle
13 10 (21.74%) PKI
14 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (19.57%) zOS
14 9 (19.57%) SDLC
15 8 (17.39%) SSL
15 8 (17.39%) JMS
16 7 (15.22%) IBM
16 7 (15.22%) REXX
16 7 (15.22%) Scala
16 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (13.04%) People Management
17 6 (13.04%) Time Sharing Option
17 6 (13.04%) CLIST

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 10 (21.74%) CICS
2 6 (13.04%) MQSeries
2 6 (13.04%) SAS
3 2 (4.35%) Apache
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) SSL
2 6 (13.04%) Kerberos
2 6 (13.04%) SSH
3 1 (2.17%) AMQP
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) Relational Database
2 17 (36.96%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.52%) SQLite
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.17%) MSDE
5 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) JUnit
2 2 (4.35%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (2.17%) Ant
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Gradle
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Front Office
3 3 (6.52%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Java Scala Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Scala Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Assembler Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (6.52%) DBA
5 3 (6.52%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Mainframe Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) Perl Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.52%) RACF Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) SAS Programmer
6 2 (4.35%) Payments Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) J2SE
2 13 (28.26%) Spring
3 8 (17.39%) JMS
4 6 (13.04%) ISPF
4 6 (13.04%) Middleware
5 5 (10.87%) SOAP
5 5 (10.87%) XML
6 4 (8.70%) HTML
6 4 (8.70%) Web Services
7 3 (6.52%) DHTML
7 3 (6.52%) EJB
7 3 (6.52%) J2EE
7 3 (6.52%) JSP
7 3 (6.52%) Node.js
7 3 (6.52%) REST
8 2 (4.35%) .NET
8 2 (4.35%) JSON
8 2 (4.35%) React
8 2 (4.35%) Redux
9 1 (2.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Mainframe
2 10 (21.74%) PKI
3 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
6 3 (6.52%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (4.35%) Equities
8 1 (2.17%) Derivative
8 1 (2.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Unix
2 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (19.57%) zOS
4 5 (10.87%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) SDLC
2 6 (13.04%) Information Security
2 6 (13.04%) People Management
2 6 (13.04%) Project Planning
2 6 (13.04%) Security Management
2 6 (13.04%) Time Management
3 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
3 5 (10.87%) OO
3 5 (10.87%) OOD
4 4 (8.70%) Change Management
4 4 (8.70%) Migration
4 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Database Tuning
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) SQL
2 26 (56.52%) Perl
3 24 (52.17%) Java
4 11 (23.91%) JCL
5 7 (15.22%) REXX
5 7 (15.22%) Scala
6 6 (13.04%) Assembly Language
6 6 (13.04%) CLIST
6 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.70%) COBOL
9 3 (6.52%) Python
9 3 (6.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (13.04%) RACF
1 6 (13.04%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) zSecure
2 2 (4.35%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Sybase
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) IBM
4 6 (13.04%) CA
5 2 (4.35%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Informatica
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) Planview
5 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.35%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) Perforce
6 1 (2.17%) Talend