Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 165 202
Rank change year-on-year -29 +37 -25
Contract jobs citing DB2 26 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.43% 0.58% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.99% 2.95% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 7
South West median daily rate £475 £464 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +23.67% -12.79%
10th Percentile £306 £352 £321
90th Percentile £703 £588 £491
England median daily rate £450 £475 £420
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £28.00 £36.07
% change year-on-year +258.93% -22.37% +33.59%

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 1,305 1,084 1,264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.60% 19.72% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 689 877
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.68% -5.33%
10th Percentile £295 £288 £257
90th Percentile £550 £538 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 30
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.86% +14.75% -6.15%
10th Percentile £17.16 £14.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £53.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £32.48 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +6.48% +7.02% +3.64%

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 October 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 October 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 -6 12 £313 -11.35% 2
Gloucestershire +3 10 £500 +11.11% 4
Bristol -21 4 £425 -24.44% 1
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 14 (53.85%) IBM
3 12 (46.15%) Finance
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) Teradata
5 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 10 (38.46%) Unix
6 9 (34.62%) PL/SQL
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
8 7 (26.92%) Netezza
8 7 (26.92%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (26.92%) IBM InfoSphere
8 7 (26.92%) Inmon Methodology
8 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
8 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
8 7 (26.92%) DataStage
8 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (26.92%) ETL
8 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (23.08%) Microservices
9 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (23.08%) Banking
10 5 (19.23%) Data Management
10 5 (19.23%) Data Integration
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 8 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 5 (19.23%) CICS
2 5 (19.23%) SAS
3 4 (15.38%) Confluence
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.85%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (26.92%) DataStage
2 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 7 (26.92%) IBM InfoSphere
2 7 (26.92%) RDBMS
2 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (19.23%) QualityStage
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.54%) MySQL
4 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Artifactory
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Ant
2 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Maven
2 4 (15.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.69%) ERwin
4 1 (3.85%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (3.85%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Legal
3 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.69%) Automotive
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) COBOL Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) ETL Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Backend Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Data Modeller
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Author
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) DataStage Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Author
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) CSS
1 4 (15.38%) CSS3
1 4 (15.38%) DHTML
1 4 (15.38%) EJB
1 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
1 4 (15.38%) HTML5
1 4 (15.38%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (15.38%) J2EE
1 4 (15.38%) JMS
1 4 (15.38%) JSP
1 4 (15.38%) REST
1 4 (15.38%) SOAP
1 4 (15.38%) Spring
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) Kafka
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) Mainframe
2 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) DataPower
4 1 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Unix
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (15.38%) zOS
5 3 (11.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (26.92%) ETL
3 7 (26.92%) Inmon Methodology
3 7 (26.92%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (23.08%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (23.08%) Microservices
4 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (19.23%) Data Governance
5 5 (19.23%) Data Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Data Lineage
5 5 (19.23%) Data Management
5 5 (19.23%) Data Security
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) RAD
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 4 (15.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) PL/SQL
3 5 (19.23%) COBOL
3 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
3 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) IBM
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) Teradata
3 7 (26.92%) Netezza
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) Sybase
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) AppDynamics