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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 649 619
Rank change year-on-year +57 -30  
Contract jobs citing DB2 UDB 18 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.004% 0.047%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 0.017% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £556 - £359
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 - £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £556 - £359
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10537 11747 13009
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.37% 21.81% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6886 7932 8486
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 202 180
Median hourly rate £31.25 £31.90 £27.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.03% +15.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.70 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

DB2 UDB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DB2 UDB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 17 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England - 17 £588 - 2
South East - 13 £619 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £410 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £410 -
Slough - 4 £650 -
Berkshire - 4 £650 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £525 -
East of England - 2 £525 -
County Antrim - 1 £425 -
London - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £588 -
Belfast - 1 £425 -
Hove - 1 £588 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 24 (100.00%) DB2
2 21 (87.50%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) Shell Script
4 13 (54.17%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) Oracle
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (45.83%) Python
5 11 (45.83%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (45.83%) MongoDB
6 10 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (41.67%) MySQL
6 10 (41.67%) IBM
7 9 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (37.50%) Task Automation
7 9 (37.50%) YAML
8 8 (33.33%) Ansible
8 8 (33.33%) SAP
9 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (29.17%) AIX
9 7 (29.17%) Finance
9 7 (29.17%) Migration
10 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
10 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
10 5 (20.83%) Security Management
10 5 (20.83%) Unix
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
12 3 (12.50%) Web Services
12 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
12 3 (12.50%) Git (software)

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 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) DB2
2 11 (45.83%) MongoDB
2 11 (45.83%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
3 10 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (41.67%) MySQL
4 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.33%) Redis
7 1 (4.17%) OLTP
7 1 (4.17%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) GitLab
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) DBA
2 13 (54.17%) DB2 DBA
3 7 (29.17%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) DB2 Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Database Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) MongoDB DBA
6 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Unix DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) YAML
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.17%) HTML
4 1 (4.17%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) Java EE
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) Struts
4 1 (4.17%) UDDI
4 1 (4.17%) WSDL
4 1 (4.17%) XHTML
4 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) HACMP
2 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) AIX
3 5 (20.83%) Unix
4 4 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (37.50%) Task Automation
3 7 (29.17%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
4 5 (20.83%) Security Management
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Parallel Processing
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Python
4 5 (20.83%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.50%) Korn
6 2 (8.33%) Java
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) AWK
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) IBM
3 8 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase