The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 13
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 3.60% 10.76%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 17.86% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +11.60% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

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 Watford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 27 28 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 16.77% 20.14% 28.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 14
Median daily rate £350 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.19% +16.74%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Watford region with a requirement for DB2.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) DbVisualizer

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) hybris
1 1 (100.00%) IBM