Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 26 16
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10 +17
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.73% 5.59% 8.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.53% 23.53% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median daily rate £500 - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £625 £370 -
% change year-on-year +68.92% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 114 68 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 25.91% 23.78% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 24 10
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £293 £224 £325
90th Percentile £580 £538 £425
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £19.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £28.54 £15.00
% change year-on-year -36.05% +90.27% -25.00%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Watford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) E-Commerce
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (50.00%) Games
5 6 (50.00%) IBM
5 6 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (50.00%) PHP
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Unix
6 5 (41.67%) AIX
6 5 (41.67%) JBoss
6 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
6 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
6 5 (41.67%) DNA
6 5 (41.67%) JMeter
6 5 (41.67%) AppDynamics
6 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (41.67%) New Relic
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (41.67%) Dynatrace
6 5 (41.67%) Grafana
6 5 (41.67%) The Grinder
6 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (41.67%) hybris
6 5 (41.67%) AWK
6 5 (41.67%) Statistics

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 5 (41.67%) JBoss
1 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Commerce Server
4 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) ATM
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JMeter
1 5 (41.67%) LoadRunner
1 5 (41.67%) The Grinder
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (16.67%) Ant
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) Log4j
5 1 (8.33%) Mockito
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (50.00%) Games
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (16.67%) REST
3 2 (16.67%) RESTEasy
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) EJB
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JDBC
4 1 (8.33%) JSON
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) JSTL
4 1 (8.33%) Servlets
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) XHTML
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) AIX
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) DNA
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Statistics
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) RAD
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) AWK
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (8.33%) COBOL
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (8.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Grafana
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) AppDynamics
3 5 (41.67%) Dynatrace
3 5 (41.67%) hybris
3 5 (41.67%) New Relic
4 1 (8.33%) ATG
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Martini
4 1 (8.33%) Demandware
4 1 (8.33%) Elastic Path
4 1 (8.33%) Intershop
4 1 (8.33%) VMware