The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 71 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.51% 1.26% 2.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 5.38% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£427 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
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
185 186 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.92% 23.40% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 89 61
Average daily rate £375 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £33.00 £26.25 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -9 5 £427 -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2.

1 9 (45.00%) SQL
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) JUnit
3 5 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 5 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) GPFS
3 5 (25.00%) JNBridge
4 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (20.00%) CLIST
4 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 4 (20.00%) ISPF
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (20.00%) REXX
4 4 (20.00%) zOS
4 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) CICS
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) COBOL
5 3 (15.00%) Sybase
5 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (15.00%) Informix

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (20.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) Informix
3 3 (15.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JUnit
1 5 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Programmer
3 3 (15.00%) Mainframe Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Technology
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) ISPF
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) CSS3
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) zOS
2 2 (10.00%) Windows CE
2 2 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) OO
2 3 (15.00%) Database Security
2 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) COBOL
3 4 (20.00%) REXX
3 4 (20.00%) CLIST
4 3 (15.00%) JCL
4 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) GPFS
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) JNBridge
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Sybase
4 3 (15.00%) Teradata
5 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Rapid7
5 1 (5.00%) McAfee