The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 204 151
Rank change year-on-year +23 -53  
Contract jobs citing DB2 73 58 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 0.65% 1.40%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.22% 3.13% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 60
Median daily rate £425 £367 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.80% -8.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +11.60% -6.25%  
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 the South East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1730 1854 2007
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.35% 20.69% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1159 1226
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 28
Median hourly rate £26.25 £34.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.79% +51.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Buckinghamshire -13 26 £400 +6.66% 2
Hampshire +8 20 £372 +3.62% 1
Berkshire +36 17 £550 - 2
West Sussex - 8 £338 - 1
Surrey 0 1 £450 -
East Sussex - 1 £588 -
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for DB2.

1 47 (38.84%) SQL
1 47 (38.84%) Oracle
2 39 (32.23%) Linux
3 35 (28.93%) Finance
4 33 (27.27%) IBM
5 31 (25.62%) SQL Server
6 24 (19.83%) Mainframe
7 22 (18.18%) ITIL
8 21 (17.36%) Windows
9 20 (16.53%) MySQL
10 19 (15.70%) Migration
10 19 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (14.88%) Banking
11 18 (14.88%) COBOL
12 17 (14.05%) Shell Script
12 17 (14.05%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (14.05%) MongoDB
13 16 (13.22%) DB2 UDB
13 16 (13.22%) WebSphere
14 15 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (12.40%) Java
14 15 (12.40%) Unix
14 15 (12.40%) Change Management
15 14 (11.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (11.57%) ETL
15 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
15 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
16 13 (10.74%) Active Directory
17 12 (9.92%) SOA
17 12 (9.92%) SAP

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (13.22%) WebSphere
2 10 (8.26%) CICS
3 7 (5.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (4.13%) IIS
5 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.31%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.31%) Confluence
6 4 (3.31%) FileNet
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (3.31%) SAS
7 3 (2.48%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.48%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.83%) JBoss
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.31%) Staffware
3 2 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.83%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) LDAP
1 8 (6.61%) SAN
2 6 (4.96%) NAS
2 6 (4.96%) SNMP
3 3 (2.48%) Internet
3 3 (2.48%) SMTP
4 2 (1.65%) ATM
5 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.53%) MySQL
3 17 (14.05%) MongoDB
4 16 (13.22%) DB2 UDB
5 15 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 10 (8.26%) Hadoop
7 10 (8.26%) RDBMS
8 9 (7.44%) Big Data
9 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (5.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (4.96%) NoSQL
11 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (3.31%) Apache Hive
12 4 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (3.31%) HBase
12 4 (3.31%) Impala
12 4 (3.31%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.31%) JIRA
3 3 (2.48%) ERwin
3 3 (2.48%) SonarQube
3 3 (2.48%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.83%) GitLab
5 1 (0.83%) Gradle
5 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.83%) JUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Maven
5 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (28.93%) Finance
2 18 (14.88%) Banking
3 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.65%) Billing
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Military
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (24.79%) Developer
2 24 (19.83%) DBA
3 18 (14.88%) Analyst
4 16 (13.22%) DB2 DBA
5 15 (12.40%) Administrator
6 14 (11.57%) Architect
7 9 (7.44%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.61%) COBOL Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.79%) SQL DBA
10 6 (4.96%) Consultant
10 6 (4.96%) Senior DBA
10 6 (4.96%) Senior SQL DBA
10 6 (4.96%) Senior SQL Server DBA
10 6 (4.96%) SQL Server DBA
11 5 (4.13%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.13%) Data Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) Spring
2 9 (7.44%) XML
3 8 (6.61%) Web Services
4 7 (5.79%) YAML
5 6 (4.96%) Spring Boot
6 5 (4.13%) REST
6 5 (4.13%) SOAP
7 4 (3.31%) HTML
7 4 (3.31%) ODBC
7 4 (3.31%) WSDL
7 4 (3.31%) XML Messaging
7 4 (3.31%) XSD
8 3 (2.48%) JDBC
8 3 (2.48%) JSP
8 3 (2.48%) Spring Cloud
9 2 (1.65%) .NET
9 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.65%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.65%) Middleware
10 1 (0.83%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.83%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.44%) AS400
2 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.61%) Replication
3 8 (6.61%) User Experience
4 6 (4.96%) Clustering
4 6 (4.96%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.48%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.48%) iSeries
6 3 (2.48%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.48%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.65%) Blog
7 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 39 (32.23%) Linux
2 21 (17.36%) Windows
3 15 (12.40%) Unix
4 11 (9.09%) AIX
5 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.13%) Solaris
7 5 (4.13%) zOS
8 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.18%) ITIL
2 19 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.70%) Migration
3 17 (14.05%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (12.40%) Change Management
5 14 (11.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (11.57%) ETL
5 14 (11.57%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (11.57%) Unit Testing
6 12 (9.92%) ITSM
6 12 (9.92%) Service Management
6 12 (9.92%) SOA
7 11 (9.09%) Project Management
7 11 (9.09%) Scrum
8 10 (8.26%) Change Control
8 10 (8.26%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (7.44%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.61%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (5.79%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.84%) SQL
2 18 (14.88%) COBOL
3 17 (14.05%) Shell Script
4 15 (12.40%) Java
5 8 (6.61%) Python
6 6 (4.96%) JCL
6 6 (4.96%) VB
7 4 (3.31%) RPG
7 4 (3.31%) RPG IV
7 4 (3.31%) Scala
8 3 (2.48%) C#
8 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.65%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.65%) C++
10 1 (0.83%) Korn
10 1 (0.83%) Perl
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.96%) MCDBA
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (4.13%) Degree
3 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) APMG
4 3 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.65%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) PMO
2 5 (4.13%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.31%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.31%) HDFS
3 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.48%) XenApp
3 3 (2.48%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) Tivoli
2 7 (5.79%) Ansible
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (4.96%) Netcool
3 6 (4.96%) SCCM
4 4 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.31%) Oozie
4 4 (3.31%) OpenView
4 4 (3.31%) Puppet
4 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (2.48%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.83%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.83%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.83%) QRadar
Vendors
1 47 (38.84%) Oracle
2 33 (27.27%) IBM
3 12 (9.92%) SAP
4 11 (9.09%) Teradata
5 9 (7.44%) Ab Initio
6 8 (6.61%) HP
6 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.61%) VMware
7 7 (5.79%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.96%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.13%) Remedy
10 4 (3.31%) Cloudera
10 4 (3.31%) Cognos
10 4 (3.31%) Hortonworks
10 4 (3.31%) McAfee
10 4 (3.31%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (3.31%) Netezza
10 4 (3.31%) Splunk
11 3 (2.48%) Adobe
11 3 (2.48%) Temenos
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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