The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 113 109 124
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing DB2 50 50 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 1.34% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.20% 5.85% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 5
Median daily rate £375 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
DB2
England

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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
806 854 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.39% 22.91% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 558 363
Median daily rate £383 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £635 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -15.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +6 26 £368 -22.63% 4
Cheshire -11 9 £375 -3.84% 1
Merseyside -18 9 £315 -10.00%
Lancashire - 3 - -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for DB2.

1 37 (40.22%) Oracle
2 36 (39.13%) IBM
3 31 (33.70%) Java
4 28 (30.43%) WebSphere
5 26 (28.26%) Mainframe
5 26 (28.26%) SQL
6 25 (27.17%) Finance
7 23 (25.00%) Unix
8 22 (23.91%) CICS
9 21 (22.83%) COBOL
10 18 (19.57%) Linux
10 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (18.48%) Project Management
11 17 (18.48%) Banking
12 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
12 16 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 16 (17.39%) WebLogic
13 15 (16.30%) Windows
13 15 (16.30%) Web Services
14 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
14 14 (15.22%) Subversion
15 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (13.04%) Clustering
15 12 (13.04%) XML
15 12 (13.04%) AIX
16 11 (11.96%) SAP
16 11 (11.96%) J2EE
16 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
16 11 (11.96%) WebSphere MQ
16 11 (11.96%) Assembly Language

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 28 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 22 (23.91%) CICS
3 16 (17.39%) WebLogic
3 16 (17.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (10.87%) Apache
5 9 (9.78%) JBoss
6 8 (8.70%) NetWeaver
7 4 (4.35%) Apache Solr
8 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.09%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) SAP SRM
2 3 (3.26%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.09%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.70%) SSL
3 6 (6.52%) DNS
3 6 (6.52%) SMTP
3 6 (6.52%) SNMP
4 4 (4.35%) FTP
4 4 (4.35%) HTTP
4 4 (4.35%) WinSCP
5 3 (3.26%) DHCP
6 2 (2.17%) Firewall
7 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.09%) Intranet
7 1 (1.09%) SAN
7 1 (1.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) SAP BW
3 4 (4.35%) MS Access
4 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.17%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (2.17%) OLTP
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.09%) Big Data
6 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (15.22%) Subversion
2 8 (8.70%) ClearCase
3 4 (4.35%) HP UFT
3 4 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 4 (4.35%) Toad
4 1 (1.09%) Ant
4 1 (1.09%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.09%) JIRA
4 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Legal
4 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Electronics
7 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Administrator
2 12 (13.04%) DBA
2 12 (13.04%) Developer
3 11 (11.96%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) DB2 DBA
5 9 (9.78%) Unix Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Architect
7 5 (5.43%) DB2 Administrator
7 5 (5.43%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) Middleware Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) OAT Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) OAT Test Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Data Centre Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.30%) Web Services
2 12 (13.04%) XML
3 11 (11.96%) J2EE
3 11 (11.96%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (10.87%) WSDL
5 9 (9.78%) JMS
5 9 (9.78%) JSP
5 9 (9.78%) Middleware
6 8 (8.70%) EJB
6 8 (8.70%) Hibernate
6 8 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
6 8 (8.70%) Servlets
6 8 (8.70%) Struts
6 8 (8.70%) XSD
7 7 (7.61%) SAP Basis
8 6 (6.52%) SOAP
9 4 (4.35%) HTML
10 2 (2.17%) DHTML
10 2 (2.17%) Flash
10 2 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Mainframe
2 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.04%) Clustering
4 9 (9.78%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 8 (8.70%) PMI
6 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.17%) Life Science
7 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.09%) iSeries
8 1 (1.09%) LPAR
8 1 (1.09%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (1.09%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.00%) Unix
2 18 (19.57%) Linux
3 15 (16.30%) Windows
4 12 (13.04%) AIX
5 10 (10.87%) Solaris
6 5 (5.43%) zOS
7 3 (3.26%) HPUX
7 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.17%) MVS
9 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Project Management
2 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.87%) SDLC
4 9 (9.78%) High Availability
4 9 (9.78%) Waterfall
5 8 (8.70%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (8.70%) CMMI
5 8 (8.70%) PRINCE
5 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 8 (8.70%) RUP
5 8 (8.70%) Service Management
5 8 (8.70%) TDD
6 6 (6.52%) Migration
6 6 (6.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.52%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (5.43%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.43%) BDD
7 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.43%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (5.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.70%) Java
2 26 (28.26%) SQL
3 21 (22.83%) COBOL
4 11 (11.96%) Assembly Language
4 11 (11.96%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.61%) C++
5 7 (7.61%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.17%) C
6 2 (2.17%) JCL
6 2 (2.17%) REXX
7 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.09%) Jython
7 1 (1.09%) Korn
7 1 (1.09%) Perl
7 1 (1.09%) Python
7 1 (1.09%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.43%) Sun Certification
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
4 2 (2.17%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) DameWare
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (4.35%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (2.17%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (40.22%) Oracle
2 36 (39.13%) IBM
3 14 (15.22%) Red Hat
4 11 (11.96%) SAP
5 8 (8.70%) Chordiant
6 6 (6.52%) HP
7 5 (5.43%) Sun
8 4 (4.35%) Citrix
8 4 (4.35%) LexisNexis
8 4 (4.35%) VMware
9 3 (3.26%) CA
9 3 (3.26%) EMC
10 2 (2.17%) Informatica
11 1 (1.09%) IFS
11 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.09%) Teradata