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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
North West / Cheshire
Rank 44 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing DB2 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 0.45% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.61% 3.17% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £338 £313 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £29.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-4.59% -25.31%

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
115 126 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.71% 14.14% 20.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 91 94
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £197 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -63.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 22 January 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
Knutsford +9 2 £331 +6.00%
Chester - 1 £400 -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
1 8 (80.00%) SOA
1 8 (80.00%) Middleware
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (60.00%) Microservices
3 6 (60.00%) Big Data
3 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture

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 7 (70.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (60.00%) Big Data
2 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Principal Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Domain Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (10.00%) DBA
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SOA Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Middleware
2 7 (70.00%) J2EE
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) Dojo
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) JMS
5 1 (10.00%) JPA
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) JSF
5 1 (10.00%) JTA
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (10.00%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) DataPower
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 6 (60.00%) AIX
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) SOA
2 6 (60.00%) Microservices
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) AOP
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) BPEL
6 1 (10.00%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (10.00%) SOLID
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (10.00%) COBOL
4 1 (10.00%) JCL
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) TADDM
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) Kony
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Yahoo!