The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 136 132
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.93% 0.70% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £374 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.39% -13.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £379 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +9.67% -5.00%  
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 West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 540 570 688
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 19.89% 19.31% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 405 508
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 18
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +72.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £13.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.00 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in the South West

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bristol - 4 £374 - 1
Somerset - 1 - -
DB2
England

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

1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) IBM
3 3 (33.33%) Informatica
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Teradata
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Garbage Collection
4 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maximo
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon Glacier
2 1 (11.11%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Maximo Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Database Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
2 2 (22.22%) React
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
2 2 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
2 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Garbage Collection
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Microservices
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Component Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) AWS Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Informatica
2 3 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (11.11%) Netezza
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) SAP