Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for DB2 UDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 UDB over the 6 months to 23 November 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 Universal Database (DB2 UDB)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 878 860
Rank change year-on-year +54 -18 +31
Contract jobs citing DB2 UDB 63 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.012% 0.031%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.055% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 3 10
UK median daily rate £430 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +4.92% -14.08%
10th Percentile £388 £250 £306
90th Percentile £500 £420 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DB2 UDB 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 with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22743 23781 26457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.06% 22.59% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15551 15761 17432
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 370 412
UK median hourly rate £31.23 £28.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -0.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £14.18 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.44 £52.02 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.08% +29.13%

DB2 UDB
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DB2 UDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 UDB in the UK

DB2 UDB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DB2 UDB.

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 UDB in the UK

DB2 UDB
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 UDB over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 UDB in the UK

DB2 UDB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 UDB.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 UDB in the UK

DB2 UDB
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 UDB within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +81 58 £425 +6.25%
Northern Ireland - 32 £430 -
England +37 31 £495 +23.75% 1
South East +26 23 £410 +82.22%
London - 5 £500 - 1
East of England - 2 - -
South West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 UDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DB2 UDB.

1 63 (100.00%) DB2
2 54 (85.71%) Oracle
3 50 (79.37%) SQL
4 34 (53.97%) Relational Database
5 33 (52.38%) RDBMS
6 32 (50.79%) Java
6 32 (50.79%) Hibernate
6 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (50.79%) Spring
7 31 (49.21%) TDD
7 31 (49.21%) MVC
7 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
7 31 (49.21%) CSS
7 31 (49.21%) Backbone.js
7 31 (49.21%) AngularJS
7 31 (49.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 29 (46.03%) Linux
9 28 (44.44%) Waterfall
10 24 (38.10%) XML
11 23 (36.51%) Finance
11 23 (36.51%) Spring Integration
12 22 (34.92%) Shell Script
12 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
13 20 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (31.75%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (31.75%) Performance Monitoring
14 19 (30.16%) Web Services
15 18 (28.57%) WebLogic
15 18 (28.57%) Python
15 18 (28.57%) MongoDB

DB2 UDB
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 18 (28.57%) WebLogic
1 18 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (100.00%) DB2
2 34 (53.97%) Relational Database
3 33 (52.38%) RDBMS
4 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
5 20 (31.75%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (28.57%) MongoDB
7 17 (26.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (26.98%) MySQL
8 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.59%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Bower
1 17 (26.98%) Cucumber
1 17 (26.98%) Eclipse
1 17 (26.98%) Grunt
1 17 (26.98%) Jasmine
1 17 (26.98%) JUnit
2 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (36.51%) Finance
2 14 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Developer
2 31 (49.21%) Java Developer
3 24 (38.10%) DBA
4 17 (26.98%) Senior Developer
4 17 (26.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (22.22%) DB2 DBA
6 9 (14.29%) Administrator
7 6 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (9.52%) SQL DBA
8 5 (7.94%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (6.35%) Sybase DBA
10 3 (4.76%) DB2 Administrator
10 3 (4.76%) Integration Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (3.17%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
11 2 (3.17%) Java Mobile Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server DBA
12 1 (1.59%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) Hibernate
1 32 (50.79%) Spring
2 31 (49.21%) AngularJS
2 31 (49.21%) Backbone.js
2 31 (49.21%) CSS
2 31 (49.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 24 (38.10%) XML
4 23 (36.51%) Spring Integration
5 19 (30.16%) Web Services
6 18 (28.57%) RESTful
6 18 (28.57%) YAML
7 17 (26.98%) Ajax
7 17 (26.98%) Gherkin
7 17 (26.98%) JSP
7 17 (26.98%) Struts
8 7 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (9.52%) JMS
9 6 (9.52%) Spring Batch
10 1 (1.59%) Java EE
10 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 8 (12.70%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.11%) SWIFT
4 5 (7.94%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.03%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) Unix
3 8 (12.70%) Windows
4 4 (6.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (49.21%) MVC
2 31 (49.21%) TDD
3 28 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 20 (31.75%) Performance Monitoring
4 20 (31.75%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (28.57%) Task Automation
6 17 (26.98%) Test Automation
7 11 (17.46%) Capacity Management
7 11 (17.46%) Security Management
8 8 (12.70%) Analytics
8 8 (12.70%) Data Analytics
8 8 (12.70%) Time Management
9 7 (11.11%) Project Management
10 6 (9.52%) ETL
11 4 (6.35%) Migration
12 1 (1.59%) Data Management
12 1 (1.59%) Data Mapping
12 1 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (1.59%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (79.37%) SQL
2 32 (50.79%) Java
3 31 (49.21%) JavaScript
4 22 (34.92%) Shell Script
5 18 (28.57%) Python
6 10 (15.87%) Bash Shell
6 10 (15.87%) Korn
7 4 (6.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) HDFS
1 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) SCOM
2 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (85.71%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) IBM
3 5 (7.94%) SAP
3 5 (7.94%) Sybase
4 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.59%) Sun
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata