Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 257 274 152
Rank change year-on-year +17 -122 +88
Contract jobs citing DB2 123 110 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.66% 1.47%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.48% 3.21% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 130
South East median daily rate £389 £389 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.44% +8.39%
10th Percentile £327 £250 £313
90th Percentile £541 £500 £531
England median daily rate £468 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -12.77% +51.42% -11.67%

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 the South East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 3535 3431 4413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.98% 20.45% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2061 2615
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £524
England median daily rate £453 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.47% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 91 94
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £27.38 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.25% -2.23% +25.84%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.38
England median hourly rate £31.75 £28.00 £27.78
% change year-on-year +13.39% +0.79% +15.75%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the South East

DB2
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

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the South East

DB2
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

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DB2 in the South East

DB2
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 6 months to 17 November 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
Thames Valley +13 85 £375 -11.76% 6
Buckinghamshire -4 61 £395 +5.33% 6
Hampshire +4 25 £400 +7.38%
Berkshire +8 24 £375 -20.00%
Surrey -16 6 £463 +85.00%
West Sussex +2 4 £330 -
Kent -15 2 £425 +13.33%
East Sussex -3 1 £588 +65.73%
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 59 (47.97%) Oracle
2 56 (45.53%) SQL
3 51 (41.46%) Linux
4 40 (32.52%) SQL Server
5 38 (30.89%) Finance
6 34 (27.64%) IBM
7 33 (26.83%) Performance Tuning
8 31 (25.20%) Windows
9 30 (24.39%) Shell Script
10 28 (22.76%) Performance Monitoring
11 26 (21.14%) MongoDB
11 26 (21.14%) Banking
12 25 (20.33%) MySQL
12 25 (20.33%) Unix
13 22 (17.89%) DB2 UDB
13 22 (17.89%) Ansible
14 21 (17.07%) Migration
15 20 (16.26%) Java
16 19 (15.45%) Task Automation
17 18 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
18 17 (13.82%) YAML
18 17 (13.82%) Python
19 16 (13.01%) Apache Cassandra
20 15 (12.20%) Spring
20 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
20 15 (12.20%) LDAP
21 14 (11.38%) Remedy
21 14 (11.38%) Data Analysis
22 12 (9.76%) VMware
22 12 (9.76%) Data Modelling

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 9 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.07%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (3.25%) IBM Domino
4 4 (3.25%) JBoss
4 4 (3.25%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.81%) CICS
6 1 (0.81%) FileNet
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) SPSS
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.07%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.20%) LDAP
2 7 (5.69%) Internet
3 4 (3.25%) Ethernet
3 4 (3.25%) WAN
4 2 (1.63%) Firewall
4 2 (1.63%) Intranet
4 2 (1.63%) SNMP
5 1 (0.81%) FTP
5 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (32.52%) SQL Server
2 26 (21.14%) MongoDB
3 25 (20.33%) MySQL
4 22 (17.89%) DB2 UDB
5 18 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (13.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.88%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.88%) PowerCenter
7 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
9 4 (3.25%) Informix
9 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.44%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.63%) git-flow
2 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.63%) JIRA
2 2 (1.63%) JUnit
3 1 (0.81%) Ant
3 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 38 (30.89%) Finance
2 26 (21.14%) Banking
3 11 (8.94%) Retail
4 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) International Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.76%) Developer
2 24 (19.51%) DBA
3 22 (17.89%) Administrator
4 17 (13.82%) Analyst
5 16 (13.01%) DB2 DBA
6 13 (10.57%) Data Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.50%) SQL Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Architect
8 7 (5.69%) SQL Data Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Data Modeller
9 6 (4.88%) DB2 Administrator
9 6 (4.88%) DB2 Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) ETL Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Server Administrator
11 4 (3.25%) Data Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.82%) YAML
2 15 (12.20%) Spring
3 11 (8.94%) Web Services
4 10 (8.13%) ODBC
5 9 (7.32%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.32%) HTML
5 9 (7.32%) Spring Boot
6 8 (6.50%) CSS
6 8 (6.50%) Java EE
6 8 (6.50%) Middleware
6 8 (6.50%) REST
7 7 (5.69%) XML
8 6 (4.88%) JSP
9 5 (4.07%) HTML5
9 5 (4.07%) React
9 5 (4.07%) RESTful
9 5 (4.07%) SOAP
10 4 (3.25%) JPA
10 4 (3.25%) Servlets
10 4 (3.25%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Data Structures
2 10 (8.13%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.88%) AS400
4 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.07%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (4.07%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.07%) SWIFT
5 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.25%) User Experience
6 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.44%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) iSeries
7 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.63%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.46%) Linux
2 31 (25.20%) Windows
3 25 (20.33%) Unix
4 10 (8.13%) AIX
5 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.88%) Solaris
7 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.44%) Windows Server
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.81%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.83%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (22.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 21 (17.07%) Migration
4 19 (15.45%) Task Automation
5 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (11.38%) Data Analysis
7 12 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.94%) Capacity Management
8 11 (8.94%) Security Management
9 10 (8.13%) ITIL
10 9 (7.32%) Data Migration
10 9 (7.32%) Logical Data Model
10 9 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (7.32%) TDD
11 8 (6.50%) Business Analysis
11 8 (6.50%) Demand Forecasting
11 8 (6.50%) ETL
11 8 (6.50%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (4.88%) Service Management
12 6 (4.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.53%) SQL
2 30 (24.39%) Shell Script
3 20 (16.26%) Java
4 17 (13.82%) Python
5 11 (8.94%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.13%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.50%) Korn
8 5 (4.07%) RPG
8 5 (4.07%) RPG IV
9 3 (2.44%) C#
10 2 (1.63%) COBOL
10 2 (1.63%) JCL
10 2 (1.63%) Perl
10 2 (1.63%) REXX
10 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Degree
2 10 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.63%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) Data Quality
1 8 (6.50%) GDPR
2 5 (4.07%) GCP
3 3 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.13%) Docker
3 9 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.63%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 22 (17.89%) Ansible
2 11 (8.94%) Tivoli
3 7 (5.69%) Netcool
4 5 (4.07%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (3.25%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.25%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (3.25%) SCCM
6 2 (1.63%) MAINVIEW
6 2 (1.63%) OpenView
7 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (47.97%) Oracle
2 34 (27.64%) IBM
3 14 (11.38%) Remedy
4 12 (9.76%) VMware
5 11 (8.94%) BMC
6 8 (6.50%) JDA
7 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.88%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.88%) Sybase
9 5 (4.07%) Cognos
9 5 (4.07%) ILOG
9 5 (4.07%) SAP
10 4 (3.25%) McAfee
10 4 (3.25%) Splunk
11 3 (2.44%) BEA
11 3 (2.44%) Pega
11 3 (2.44%) Vitria
12 2 (1.63%) Cisco
12 2 (1.63%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.63%) Sun