Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 180 193
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 -10
Contract jobs citing DB2 22 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.87% 2.18% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 16
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +38.36% -27.72%
10th Percentile £306 £331 £223
90th Percentile £500 £493 £434
England median daily rate £450 £450 £404
% change year-on-year - +11.39% -4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £33.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +34.85% -7.04% -11.25%

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 1,179 1,055 1,208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.66% 19.29% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 659 841
South West median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £285 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 26
South West median hourly rate £36.50 £39.50 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.59% +20.61% +5.65%
10th Percentile £17.42 £12.83 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.83 £49.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -1.64% +7.02% +14.00%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -6 9 £425 -8.11% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £488 -
Wiltshire +9 6 £313 -
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 (90.91%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (72.73%) Oracle
4 15 (68.18%) Unix
4 15 (68.18%) Finance
5 14 (63.64%) PL/SQL
6 11 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 10 (45.45%) Artifactory
7 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 10 (45.45%) HTML5
7 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 10 (45.45%) HTML
7 10 (45.45%) SOAP
7 10 (45.45%) Web Services
7 10 (45.45%) Banking
8 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
8 9 (40.91%) Eclipse
8 9 (40.91%) IBM
8 9 (40.91%) XML
8 9 (40.91%) EJB
8 9 (40.91%) CSS
8 9 (40.91%) JSP
8 9 (40.91%) J2EE
8 9 (40.91%) JMS
8 9 (40.91%) Java
8 9 (40.91%) DHTML
8 9 (40.91%) Ant
8 9 (40.91%) JIRA
8 9 (40.91%) Spring

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 11 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (40.91%) Confluence
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (22.73%) SAS
5 3 (13.64%) CICS
6 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (4.55%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (31.82%) DataStage
2 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 7 (31.82%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
2 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (22.73%) QualityStage
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (45.45%) Artifactory
2 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 9 (40.91%) Ant
3 9 (40.91%) Eclipse
3 9 (40.91%) JIRA
3 9 (40.91%) Maven
3 9 (40.91%) TeamCity
4 2 (9.09%) ERwin
5 1 (4.55%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (4.55%) Rational Team Concert
5 1 (4.55%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
3 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Backend Developer
4 3 (13.64%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modeller
5 2 (9.09%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) DataStage Developer
6 1 (4.55%) DataStage ETL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Deployment Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Monitoring Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
1 10 (45.45%) HTML5
1 10 (45.45%) SOAP
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) CSS3
2 9 (40.91%) DHTML
2 9 (40.91%) EJB
2 9 (40.91%) Hibernate
2 9 (40.91%) J2EE
2 9 (40.91%) JMS
2 9 (40.91%) JSP
2 9 (40.91%) REST
2 9 (40.91%) Spring
2 9 (40.91%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (9.09%) DataPower
5 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Unix
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) zOS
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Microservices
3 8 (36.36%) SOA
4 7 (31.82%) ETL
4 7 (31.82%) Inmon Methodology
4 7 (31.82%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) Waterfall
5 6 (27.27%) Data Governance
5 6 (27.27%) Data Lineage
5 6 (27.27%) Data Security
5 6 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 6 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (27.27%) RAD
5 6 (27.27%) SDLC
5 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
6 5 (22.73%) Data Management
7 4 (18.18%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 9 (40.91%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.64%) COBOL
8 2 (9.09%) C
9 1 (4.55%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 9 (40.91%) IBM
3 7 (31.82%) Netezza
3 7 (31.82%) Teradata
4 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft