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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 123 105 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Contract jobs citing DB2 34 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 1.23% 0.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.19% 6.11% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 18
Median daily rate £488 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £408 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £26.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -32.27%
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
812 835 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.84% 20.13% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 520 474
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 17
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £15.90 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.47 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -10 13 £550 +43.22%
Merseyside 0 11 £413 +3.12% 1
Cheshire +13 8 £625 +100.00% 3
Lancashire -9 1 £375 - 2
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 46 (67.65%) Oracle
2 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 27 (39.71%) Unix
4 25 (36.76%) Linux
5 24 (35.29%) SQL
6 23 (33.82%) AIX
7 19 (27.94%) Java
7 19 (27.94%) Mainframe
8 17 (25.00%) XML
8 17 (25.00%) IBM
9 16 (23.53%) Windows
9 16 (23.53%) Middleware
9 16 (23.53%) Finance
9 16 (23.53%) WebSphere
10 14 (20.59%) JSON
11 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
12 12 (17.65%) Solaris
12 12 (17.65%) SOAP
12 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
13 11 (16.18%) J2EE
13 11 (16.18%) SAP
13 11 (16.18%) WebSphere MQ
13 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
14 10 (14.71%) Migration
14 10 (14.71%) SOA
15 9 (13.24%) OO
15 9 (13.24%) Web Services
15 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
15 9 (13.24%) NoSQL

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 16 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (10.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.35%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (4.41%) NetWeaver
5 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.94%) CICS
7 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.47%) IIS
7 1 (1.47%) SAP Portal
7 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP BPC
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) DHCP
1 7 (10.29%) HTTP
2 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) DNS
3 3 (4.41%) LDAP
3 3 (4.41%) SMTP
3 3 (4.41%) SNMP
4 2 (2.94%) FTP
5 1 (1.47%) Firewall
5 1 (1.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.24%) Big Data
3 9 (13.24%) MongoDB
3 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.35%) Ingres
4 5 (7.35%) SAP BW
5 3 (4.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (2.94%) MySQL
7 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.47%) DataStage
7 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.47%) MS Access
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Subversion
2 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.88%) JUnit
5 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.94%) Selenium
7 1 (1.47%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.47%) Firebug
7 1 (1.47%) JMeter
7 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.47%) The Grinder
7 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Billing
3 3 (4.41%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Developer
2 15 (22.06%) Architect
3 11 (16.18%) DBA
4 8 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Analyst
6 6 (8.82%) Python Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Applications Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Principal Architect
7 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Developer
8 4 (5.88%) DB2 DBA
8 4 (5.88%) Domain Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Data Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Data Quality Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Agile Developer
10 2 (2.94%) AIX Architect
10 2 (2.94%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.00%) XML
2 16 (23.53%) Middleware
3 14 (20.59%) JSON
4 12 (17.65%) SOAP
5 11 (16.18%) J2EE
5 11 (16.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (13.24%) Web Services
7 5 (7.35%) SAP Basis
7 5 (7.35%) XML Messaging
8 4 (5.88%) CSS
8 4 (5.88%) EJB
8 4 (5.88%) HTML
8 4 (5.88%) Spring
9 3 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.41%) IBM Integration Bus
9 3 (4.41%) jQuery
9 3 (4.41%) Spring MVC
9 3 (4.41%) Spring Security
9 3 (4.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) Mainframe
2 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.35%) Clustering
5 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.47%) AS400
7 1 (1.47%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.47%) Life Science
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
7 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.47%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Unix
2 25 (36.76%) Linux
3 23 (33.82%) AIX
4 16 (23.53%) Windows
5 12 (17.65%) Solaris
6 7 (10.29%) HPUX
6 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.88%) zOS
8 1 (1.47%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.71%) Migration
1 10 (14.71%) SOA
2 9 (13.24%) Microservices
2 9 (13.24%) OO
3 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.35%) Database Security
4 5 (7.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (5.88%) ETL
5 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.41%) Business Transformation
6 3 (4.41%) MVC
6 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.41%) SAP Implementation
6 3 (4.41%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.94%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) Java
3 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) Perl
4 6 (8.82%) Python
5 5 (7.35%) COBOL
5 5 (7.35%) Jython
6 3 (4.41%) JCL
7 2 (2.94%) Scala
8 1 (1.47%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) RPG
8 1 (1.47%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.47%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.47%) Control-M
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.47%) TADDM
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (67.65%) Oracle
2 17 (25.00%) IBM
3 11 (16.18%) SAP
4 8 (11.76%) Citrix
5 7 (10.29%) EMC
5 7 (10.29%) Sybase
6 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.41%) CA
7 3 (4.41%) Perforce
8 2 (2.94%) HP
8 2 (2.94%) Remedy
8 2 (2.94%) VMware
9 1 (1.47%) BMC
9 1 (1.47%) Intel
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.47%) Tableau
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