The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
North West / Merseyside
Rank 35 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% 2.41% 2.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 10.13% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £413 -
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 £35.00 £29.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -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 Merseyside region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
58 79 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.48% 23.80% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 16
Median daily rate £363 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -18.18%
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 Merseyside

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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
Liverpool -3 2 - -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for DB2.

1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SOAP
2 8 (57.14%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) Sybase
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Python
4 6 (42.86%) Subversion
4 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) JSON
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) XML Messaging
5 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
6 4 (28.57%) JUnit
6 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 4 (28.57%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (21.43%) Perforce
7 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Spring Security
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) SQL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) Subversion
2 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Python Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Tableau Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) AS400 Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) DB2 Support
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) SOAP
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) JSON
2 5 (35.71%) XML Messaging
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) EJB
4 3 (21.43%) EJB 3.0
4 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
4 3 (21.43%) Spring MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Spring Security
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (21.43%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) OOD
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) RPG
5 1 (7.14%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Sybase
3 3 (21.43%) Perforce
4 2 (14.29%) Tableau
5 1 (7.14%) SAP