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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
North West / Lancashire
Rank 31 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DB2 10 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.83% - 2.61%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.08% - 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 12
Median daily rate £525 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £305
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 Lancashire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
71 90 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.20% 23.32% 31.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 70 98
Median daily rate £360 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +8.10%
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 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 20 January 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 20 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
Blackpool - 6 £550 -
Blackburn - 4 £388 -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) J2EE
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) Unix
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 6 (50.00%) XML
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) SOA
3 6 (50.00%) Middleware
3 6 (50.00%) JSON
3 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (50.00%) Big Data
3 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (41.67%) Microservices
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (25.00%) Data Migration

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 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) CICS
3 1 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 6 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (41.67%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Java Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior COBOL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) AIX
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) Microservices
3 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) VMware