The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 37 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.53% 2.82% 5.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.33% 16.67% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £375 £427 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.17% +37.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
DB2
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
75 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.11% 16.95% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 21 18
Median daily rate £413 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £28.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% +12.50%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

DB2
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for DB2.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JNDI
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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%) CICS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) JNDI
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM