The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
North West / Lancashire
Rank 26 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.06% - 2.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 17.57% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 9
Median daily rate £410 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+168.57% -55.69%

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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
74 131 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.79% 29.31% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 93 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £38.63 £36.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.54 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Blackburn - 7 £375 -
Blackpool - 6 £550 -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) J2EE
2 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) Retail
3 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) SOA
4 6 (42.86%) Middleware
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) Unix
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) AIX
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (42.86%) IBM
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (42.86%) Big Data
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 5 (35.71%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Microservices
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (21.43%) Data Flow Diagram

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 2 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (7.14%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) Big Data
2 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 6 (42.86%) NoSQL
3 5 (35.71%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (57.14%) Retail
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Designer
3 3 (21.43%) SAP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior COBOL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) J2EE
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 6 (42.86%) JSON
2 6 (42.86%) Middleware
2 6 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) AIX
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) Data Migration
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) Microservices
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) COBOL
4 1 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) SAP