Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 193 177
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 32 9 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.16% 0.62%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.02% 0.78% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 28
South West median daily rate £550 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +6.33% -28.18%
10th Percentile £358 £336 £225
90th Percentile £613 £501 £491
England median daily rate £500 £450 £402
% change year-on-year +11.11% +11.94% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.57 £26.38
% change year-on-year +26.51% +34.86% -33.23%

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 1,061 1,149 1,400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.42% 20.97% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 796 1,050
South West median daily rate £420 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.67% -1.47% -
10th Percentile £285 £259 £263
90th Percentile £547 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 17
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +17.65% +11.48%
10th Percentile £23.78 £12.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £58.55 £43.00 £50.36
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +32.08% -1.85% -5.89%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Bristol +7 18 £575 -
Wiltshire +17 9 £538 +62.88% 1
Gloucestershire +15 4 £450 +7.14%
Somerset -2 1 £200 -57.89% 1
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 22 (68.75%) Oracle
1 22 (68.75%) IBM
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) Spring
4 17 (53.13%) JIRA
4 17 (53.13%) TeamCity
4 17 (53.13%) Mainframe
4 17 (53.13%) Artifactory
4 17 (53.13%) Microservices
5 15 (46.88%) SQL
6 14 (43.75%) Finance
6 14 (43.75%) Banking
7 13 (40.63%) Linux
8 12 (37.50%) PL/SQL
8 12 (37.50%) IIS
9 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (31.25%) BIG-IP
10 10 (31.25%) HTML5
10 10 (31.25%) DataPower
10 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
10 10 (31.25%) Node.js
10 10 (31.25%) F5
10 10 (31.25%) HTML
10 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
10 10 (31.25%) Apache
10 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
10 10 (31.25%) SOAP
10 10 (31.25%) Web Services
10 10 (31.25%) Firewall
10 10 (31.25%) CICS

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 12 (37.50%) IIS
2 10 (31.25%) Apache
2 10 (31.25%) CICS
2 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
3 8 (25.00%) Confluence
3 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (6.25%) CMS
5 2 (6.25%) Kentico
5 2 (6.25%) SAS
6 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) BIG-IP
1 10 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) DataStage
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (6.25%) QualityStage
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Artifactory
1 17 (53.13%) JIRA
1 17 (53.13%) TeamCity
2 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 10 (31.25%) webpack
3 9 (28.13%) Bitbucket
4 8 (25.00%) Ant
4 8 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (6.25%) Introscope
5 2 (6.25%) NuGet
5 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (43.75%) Banking
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (21.88%) Architect
4 7 (21.88%) DevOps Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (15.63%) Java Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Linux Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) JIRA Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Mainframe Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Spring
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) HTML5
2 10 (31.25%) Node.js
2 10 (31.25%) React
2 10 (31.25%) SOAP
2 10 (31.25%) Spring Boot
2 10 (31.25%) Web Services
3 8 (25.00%) CSS
3 8 (25.00%) CSS3
3 8 (25.00%) DHTML
3 8 (25.00%) EJB
3 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (25.00%) J2EE
3 8 (25.00%) JMS
3 8 (25.00%) JSP
3 8 (25.00%) REST
3 8 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) jQuery
4 2 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Mainframe
2 10 (31.25%) DataPower
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Microservices
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) DevOps
4 9 (28.13%) Analytics
5 5 (15.63%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) Data Governance
6 4 (12.50%) Data Lineage
6 4 (12.50%) Data Management
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) User Stories
7 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.25%) Data Security
8 2 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (6.25%) ETL
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 12 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) RPG
7 1 (3.13%) RPG/400
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (21.88%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) IBM
1 22 (68.75%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) F5
3 9 (28.13%) Adobe
3 9 (28.13%) Green Hat
4 7 (21.88%) SAP
5 4 (12.50%) Teradata
6 2 (6.25%) AppDynamics
6 2 (6.25%) CA
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) Netezza
7 1 (3.13%) Tableau