The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
North West / Manchester
Rank 77 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 1.30% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.09% 5.73% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £550 £380 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.92% -25.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £286 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £427 £542
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 Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
318 436 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.64% 22.76% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 267 227
Median daily rate £363 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
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 Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing DB2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DB2.

1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) Java
3 11 (47.83%) IBM
4 10 (43.48%) WebSphere
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 8 (34.78%) AIX
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) SAP
7 7 (30.43%) Unix
7 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (26.09%) Middleware
8 6 (26.09%) HTTP
8 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (21.74%) Perl
9 5 (21.74%) Solaris
9 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (21.74%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (21.74%) Jython
9 5 (21.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
10 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
10 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
10 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
10 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
10 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 4 (17.39%) ETL
11 3 (13.04%) SMTP
11 3 (13.04%) SNMP

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (43.48%) WebSphere
2 5 (21.74%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (13.04%) NetWeaver
3 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) CICS
5 1 (4.35%) Commerce Server
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP BPC
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) SMTP
3 3 (13.04%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SAP BW
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.35%) Firebug
2 1 (4.35%) JMeter
2 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.35%) The Grinder
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Billing
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Data Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Data Quality Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Server Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Migration Architect
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (26.09%) Middleware
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Basis
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) Dojo
4 3 (13.04%) EJB
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE
4 3 (13.04%) JPA
4 3 (13.04%) JSP
4 3 (13.04%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) SAP TM
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 2 (8.70%) VSAM
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.35%) Life Science
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) AIX
3 7 (30.43%) Unix
4 5 (21.74%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
2 4 (17.39%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (13.04%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Product Management
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Jython
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) COBOL
4 2 (8.70%) JCL
5 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Oracle
2 11 (47.83%) IBM
3 7 (30.43%) SAP
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Tableau