The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 73 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing DB2 17 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.56% 2.00% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.00% 6.97% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 4
Median daily rate £413 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.06% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £354 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £427 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
DB2
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
243 287 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.27% 28.64% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 190 100
Median daily rate £413 £450 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +37.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £675 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Median hourly rate £22.54 £24.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -41.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.14% -8.28%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Cheshire region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Knutsford -2 10 £425 +15.64%
Chester -2 1 £375 -12.17%
Warrington - 1 - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) COBOL
2 14 (66.67%) IBM
3 12 (57.14%) Mainframe
3 12 (57.14%) Finance
4 11 (52.38%) CICS
5 10 (47.62%) SQL
5 10 (47.62%) Oracle
6 9 (42.86%) J2EE
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (42.86%) Web Services
6 9 (42.86%) XML
6 9 (42.86%) JMS
6 9 (42.86%) JSP
6 9 (42.86%) Project Management
6 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
6 9 (42.86%) SDLC
7 8 (38.10%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (38.10%) IBM Mainframe
7 8 (38.10%) Subversion
7 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
7 8 (38.10%) Service Management
7 8 (38.10%) CMMI
7 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
7 8 (38.10%) Assembly Language
7 8 (38.10%) PRINCE
7 8 (38.10%) PMI
7 8 (38.10%) PMI Certification
7 8 (38.10%) Servlets

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (52.38%) CICS
2 8 (38.10%) JBoss
2 8 (38.10%) WebLogic
2 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) ClearCase
1 8 (38.10%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) DBA
3 4 (19.05%) DB2 Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
4 3 (14.29%) Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) J2EE
1 9 (42.86%) JMS
1 9 (42.86%) JSP
1 9 (42.86%) Web Services
1 9 (42.86%) XML
2 8 (38.10%) EJB
2 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
2 8 (38.10%) Servlets
2 8 (38.10%) Struts
2 8 (38.10%) WSDL
2 8 (38.10%) XSD
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) JDBC
4 1 (4.76%) JNDI
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 8 (38.10%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (38.10%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
1 9 (42.86%) SDLC
1 9 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) CMMI
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
2 8 (38.10%) RUP
2 8 (38.10%) Service Management
3 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
3 5 (23.81%) BDD
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Stewardship
6 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.76%) Master Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) COBOL
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (38.10%) Assembly Language
6 6 (28.57%) C++
7 2 (9.52%) JCL
7 2 (9.52%) REXX
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) PMI Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) RACF
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) IBM
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) Chordiant
4 5 (23.81%) Sun
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Teradata