Period
to 22 July 2019

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 6 months to 22 July 2019 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 173 183
Rank change year-on-year -28 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing DB2 22 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.91% 2.16% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 12
South West median daily rate £500 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -7.61% +59.86%
10th Percentile £393 £391 £318
90th Percentile £585 £531 £493
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South West median hourly rate - - £35.00
England median hourly rate £36.25 £44.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -18.54% +27.14% +0.72%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,151 1,111 1,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.44% 20.88% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 769 650
South West median daily rate £450 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.80% +3.87% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £262
90th Percentile £591 £538 £518
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 25
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.24% -7.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £10.05 £18.88 £12.60
90th Percentile £43.90 £55.43 £49.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +5.26%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the South West

DB2
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 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the South West

DB2
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

DB2
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 6 months to 22 July 2019. 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
Bristol -4 15 £494 +16.18% 2
Wiltshire -34 5 £525 -
Gloucestershire -21 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for DB2.

1 14 (63.64%) SQL
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 11 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (40.91%) SOAP
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Spring
3 9 (40.91%) REST
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) Unix
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
5 7 (31.82%) Linux
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) JMS
6 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 6 (27.27%) DHTML
6 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) J2EE
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) EJB
6 6 (27.27%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) JSP
6 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 6 (27.27%) HTML5
7 5 (22.73%) User Stories
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum

DB2
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) CICS
1 4 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket Server
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
1 4 (18.18%) Maven
1 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 3 (13.64%) IBM UrbanCode
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (40.91%) Banking
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
1 9 (40.91%) Java Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Backend Developer
3 5 (22.73%) DBA
4 4 (18.18%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) RACF Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) MongoDB DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Cassandra DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) RACF Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) RACF Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (40.91%) REST
2 9 (40.91%) SOAP
2 9 (40.91%) Spring
3 6 (27.27%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) CSS3
3 6 (27.27%) DHTML
3 6 (27.27%) EJB
3 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 6 (27.27%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
3 6 (27.27%) J2EE
3 6 (27.27%) JMS
3 6 (27.27%) JSP
3 6 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) JPA
4 3 (13.64%) Kafka
4 3 (13.64%) Spring Boot
4 3 (13.64%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
1 7 (31.82%) Unix
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (18.18%) zOS
3 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (22.73%) Scrum
1 5 (22.73%) User Stories
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Master Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Open Source
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 5 (22.73%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) Java 8
7 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) RACF
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) CA Endevor
1 4 (18.18%) zSecure
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Guardium
3 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (9.09%) Google
4 2 (9.09%) Informatica
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Teradata
5 1 (4.55%) Unisys