Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 160 191
Rank change year-on-year -36 +31 -12
Contract jobs citing DB2 31 35 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.63% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.17% 3.27% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 6
South West median daily rate £500 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% -2.94%
10th Percentile £306 £351 £320
90th Percentile £701 £603 £556
England median daily rate £450 £473 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% +11.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £57.75 £35.00 £36.07
% change year-on-year +65.00% -2.97% +36.11%

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 1,431 1,069 1,216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.27% 19.27% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 675 833
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £528 £525
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 35
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% -8.43%
10th Percentile £18.59 £13.65 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.13 £58.75 £46.90
England median hourly rate £33.75 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.85% +18.18% -

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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
Wiltshire -12 16 £600 +70.21% 1
Gloucestershire -3 11 £500 +11.11% 1
Bristol -19 2 - - 1
Somerset -6 1 - -
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) IBM
3 16 (51.61%) Oracle
4 14 (45.16%) Finance
5 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
6 12 (38.71%) Linux
6 12 (38.71%) Teradata
7 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (35.48%) Unix
8 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
9 9 (29.03%) ETL
9 9 (29.03%) DataStage
9 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (29.03%) Netezza
9 9 (29.03%) Kimball Methodology
9 9 (29.03%) IBM InfoSphere
9 9 (29.03%) Inmon Methodology
9 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
9 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 8 (25.81%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
10 8 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (22.58%) SDLC
11 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
11 7 (22.58%) Data Lineage
11 7 (22.58%) RAD
11 7 (22.58%) ITIL
11 7 (22.58%) Windows

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 6 (19.35%) SAS
1 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
1 6 (19.35%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (16.13%) CICS
2 5 (16.13%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (16.13%) MQSeries
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) OpenShift
2 3 (9.68%) Apigee
2 3 (9.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (29.03%) DataStage
2 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 9 (29.03%) IBM InfoSphere
2 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
2 9 (29.03%) Relational Database
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (19.35%) QualityStage
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (9.68%) MySQL
5 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) ERwin
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Legal
3 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Data Modeller
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (9.68%) ETL Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) DBA
4 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) DB2 DBA
5 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) EJB
2 3 (9.68%) J2EE
2 3 (9.68%) JMS
2 3 (9.68%) JSP
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) DHTML
3 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (6.45%) Kafka
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) Spring
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Mainframe
2 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) DataPower
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Unix
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.90%) zOS
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.45%) AIX
7 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (29.03%) ETL
3 9 (29.03%) Inmon Methodology
3 9 (29.03%) Kimball Methodology
4 8 (25.81%) Dimensional Modelling
4 8 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (22.58%) Data Governance
5 7 (22.58%) Data Lineage
5 7 (22.58%) Data Security
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) RAD
5 7 (22.58%) SDLC
5 7 (22.58%) Waterfall
6 6 (19.35%) Data Integration
6 6 (19.35%) Data Management
6 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
7 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.13%) Dependency Management
8 4 (12.90%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) PL/SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
3 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 5 (16.13%) COBOL
5 3 (9.68%) C
5 3 (9.68%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.68%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) IBM
2 16 (51.61%) Oracle
3 12 (38.71%) Teradata
4 9 (29.03%) Netezza
5 5 (16.13%) Red Hat
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) F5
7 3 (9.68%) Sybase
8 1 (3.23%) Pega