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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 102 96
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6  
Contract jobs citing DB2 28 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.45% 1.37% 1.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.51% 6.80% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 19
Median daily rate £400 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -9.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £451 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £34.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +35.25% -13.12%  

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 373 588 648
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.35% 20.12% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 342 362
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 3
Median hourly rate £27.45 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.27% -55.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -15.38%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing DB2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -10 15 £463 +20.12% 1
Edinburgh +13 11 £700 +75.00% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £390 -
DB2
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 27 (65.85%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) SQL
3 20 (48.78%) Unix
3 20 (48.78%) Relational Database
4 19 (46.34%) XML
5 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (41.46%) Spring
6 17 (41.46%) OO
7 14 (34.15%) Banking
8 13 (31.71%) SOAP
9 12 (29.27%) Shell Script
9 12 (29.27%) Finance
10 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (26.83%) Perforce
10 11 (26.83%) Scrum
10 11 (26.83%) Maven
10 11 (26.83%) JSON
10 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
10 11 (26.83%) Hudson
10 11 (26.83%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (26.83%) Ant
10 11 (26.83%) Oracle
10 11 (26.83%) Gradle
10 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
11 10 (24.39%) Law
12 9 (21.95%) TDD
12 9 (21.95%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (21.95%) Protocol Buffers
13 7 (17.07%) Dodd-Frank
13 7 (17.07%) WebSphere

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 7 (17.07%) JBoss
1 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.07%) RDBMS
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.32%) KDB
5 3 (7.32%) Kdb+
6 2 (4.88%) MySQL
7 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Ant
1 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
1 11 (26.83%) Gradle
1 11 (26.83%) Hudson
1 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
1 11 (26.83%) Maven
2 6 (14.63%) JUnit
3 3 (7.32%) Concordion
3 3 (7.32%) JBehave
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) Log4j
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.44%) Mockito
General
1 14 (34.15%) Banking
2 12 (29.27%) Finance
3 10 (24.39%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) DBA
4 5 (12.20%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Database Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) DB2 DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Database Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.44%) J2EE Architect
8 1 (2.44%) Java Programmer
8 1 (2.44%) Mainframe Operator
8 1 (2.44%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) XML
2 17 (41.46%) Spring
3 13 (31.71%) SOAP
4 11 (26.83%) JSON
5 9 (21.95%) Protocol Buffers
6 6 (14.63%) JMS
7 5 (12.20%) JSP
8 4 (9.76%) J2SE
9 3 (7.32%) EJB
9 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
9 3 (7.32%) J2EE
9 3 (7.32%) Servlets
10 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.88%) CSS
10 2 (4.88%) HTML
10 2 (4.88%) Java EE
10 2 (4.88%) Web Services
11 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Derivative
2 3 (7.32%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Unix
2 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) AIX
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) zOS
4 1 (2.44%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) OO
3 11 (26.83%) OOA/OOD
3 11 (26.83%) Scrum
3 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (21.95%) TDD
5 6 (14.63%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (14.63%) Microservices
5 6 (14.63%) Refactoring
6 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
6 4 (9.76%) OOD
6 4 (9.76%) SDLC
6 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Database Security
8 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.88%) DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) Dodd-Frank
1 7 (17.07%) MiFID
2 6 (14.63%) EMIR
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.44%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Oracle
1 11 (26.83%) Perforce
2 6 (14.63%) Sybase
3 5 (12.20%) IBM
4 4 (9.76%) Intel Security
5 3 (7.32%) Pega
6 2 (4.88%) HP
6 2 (4.88%) Misys
7 1 (2.44%) F5
7 1 (2.44%) Intel
7 1 (2.44%) Planview
7 1 (2.44%) Teradata
7 1 (2.44%) Twitter
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