The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 78 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing DB2 26 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.44% 0.78% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.15% 3.79% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £419 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.50% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-13.12% -
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
284 343 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.68% 20.69% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 188 170
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -4.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Manchester region.

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 20 (41.67%) Unix
2 19 (39.58%) IBM
2 19 (39.58%) WebSphere
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle
4 15 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (31.25%) Linux
5 14 (29.17%) Java
5 14 (29.17%) Red Hat
6 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (22.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (22.92%) WebLogic
7 11 (22.92%) Clustering
8 10 (20.83%) Windows
8 10 (20.83%) Apache
9 9 (18.75%) AIX
9 9 (18.75%) Web Services
9 9 (18.75%) SQL
9 9 (18.75%) SSL
9 9 (18.75%) Mainframe
9 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
9 9 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
10 8 (16.67%) High Availability
10 8 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
10 8 (16.67%) SNMP
10 8 (16.67%) SMTP
10 8 (16.67%) DNS
10 8 (16.67%) Middleware
10 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 8 (16.67%) Solaris

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 19 (39.58%) WebSphere
2 15 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (22.92%) WebLogic
4 10 (20.83%) Apache
5 5 (10.42%) CICS
5 5 (10.42%) NetWeaver
6 4 (8.33%) Apache Solr
7 2 (4.17%) JBoss
7 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP SRM
2 3 (6.25%) SAP HR
3 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) SSL
1 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.67%) DNS
2 8 (16.67%) SMTP
2 8 (16.67%) SNMP
3 3 (6.25%) WinSCP
4 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) FTP
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SAP BW
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) MS Access
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) Easytrieve
5 1 (2.08%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Subversion
2 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
2 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 3 (6.25%) Toad
3 2 (4.17%) CA Gen
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) JUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Log4j
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
1 5 (10.42%) Legal
2 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Electronics
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) DB2 DBA
5 5 (10.42%) DBA
5 5 (10.42%) Middleware Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.17%) SAP Basis Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.17%) XML Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 9 (18.75%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (18.75%) Web Services
3 8 (16.67%) Middleware
4 5 (10.42%) SAP Basis
5 4 (8.33%) SOAP
5 4 (8.33%) XML
6 3 (6.25%) DHTML
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (6.25%) J2EE
6 3 (6.25%) XSLT
7 2 (4.17%) Ajax
7 2 (4.17%) WSDL
8 1 (2.08%) CGI
8 1 (2.08%) CSS
8 1 (2.08%) EJB
8 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.08%) JMS
8 1 (2.08%) SAX
8 1 (2.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.92%) Clustering
3 9 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.75%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.17%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) iSeries
5 1 (2.08%) LPAR
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Unix
2 15 (31.25%) Linux
3 10 (20.83%) Windows
4 9 (18.75%) AIX
5 8 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (6.25%) zOS
7 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.08%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) High Availability
1 8 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
2 5 (10.42%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (6.25%) Change Management
3 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.25%) E-Procurement
3 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 3 (6.25%) OO
3 3 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (6.25%) Validation
3 3 (6.25%) Workflow
4 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.17%) Scrum
4 2 (4.17%) System Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) Java
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 8 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.50%) COBOL
5 3 (6.25%) Assembly Language
5 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) JCL
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) Korn
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.08%) RACF
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) DameWare
1 3 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.08%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) IBM
2 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 14 (29.17%) Red Hat
4 6 (12.50%) SAP
5 4 (8.33%) CA
6 3 (6.25%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) LexisNexis
7 1 (2.08%) IFS
7 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.08%) VMware
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