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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 110 139
Rank change year-on-year -23 +29  
Contract jobs citing DB2 4 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.16% 0.82% 0.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% 3.95% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 6
Median daily rate £475 £275 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -40.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +168.57% -55.69%  

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 452 608 745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.58% 20.88% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 439 540
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.47% -35.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £16.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.25 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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 +7 3 £475 -
Gloucestershire +4 1 £390 - 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Maven
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
3 4 (44.44%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) JMS
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) EJB
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) JSP
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) HTML

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 3 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (11.11%) Fredhopper
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DAB
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
2 3 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) Artifactory
3 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Database Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Spring
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) EJB
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
2 3 (33.33%) JSP
2 3 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) CSS3
3 2 (22.22%) DHTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) React
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) WSDL
4 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Microservices
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
3 2 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Garbage Collection
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) BPEL
4 1 (11.11%) BPMN
4 1 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Jython
4 1 (11.11%) Korn
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) ATG
3 1 (11.11%) BEA
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (11.11%) VeriFone
3 1 (11.11%) WorldPay