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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 111 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing DB2 47 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 1.06% 1.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.18% 4.80% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 8
Median daily rate £400 £384 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% -1.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £314 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
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
907 833 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.77% 22.00% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 537 381
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 14
Median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.00 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £57.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Cheshire +15 18 £438 +2.45%
Manchester +2 12 £393 - 1
Lancashire - 8 £427 - 1
Merseyside -26 4 - - 1
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 54 (50.94%) Oracle
2 50 (47.17%) Mainframe
3 44 (41.51%) SQL
4 37 (34.91%) IBM
5 36 (33.96%) Linux
6 28 (26.42%) Unix
7 27 (25.47%) AIX
8 26 (24.53%) Solaris
8 26 (24.53%) Windows
8 26 (24.53%) Finance
9 24 (22.64%) Java
9 24 (22.64%) WebSphere
10 23 (21.70%) Active Directory
10 23 (21.70%) Citrix
10 23 (21.70%) Migration
11 22 (20.75%) HPUX
11 22 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (19.81%) COBOL
12 21 (19.81%) EMC
12 21 (19.81%) DHCP
12 21 (19.81%) CICS
13 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
13 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
14 19 (17.92%) Banking
15 17 (16.04%) Project Management
16 14 (13.21%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
17 12 (11.32%) Web Services
18 11 (10.38%) WebLogic
18 11 (10.38%) Clustering

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 24 (22.64%) WebSphere
2 21 (19.81%) CICS
3 14 (13.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (10.38%) WebLogic
5 10 (9.43%) Apache
6 9 (8.49%) JBoss
7 5 (4.72%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.94%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.94%) IIS
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.89%) SAP BPC
1 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.81%) DHCP
2 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.77%) FTP
3 4 (3.77%) HTTP
3 4 (3.77%) SSL
4 3 (2.83%) DNS
4 3 (2.83%) SMTP
4 3 (2.83%) SNMP
5 2 (1.89%) Firewall
5 2 (1.89%) SAN
5 2 (1.89%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) Ingres
3 2 (1.89%) MS Access
3 2 (1.89%) OLTP
3 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.89%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.94%) DataStage
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.94%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Subversion
2 8 (7.55%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.89%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.89%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.89%) Toad
4 1 (0.94%) Ant
4 1 (0.94%) CA Gen
4 1 (0.94%) JIRA
4 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (24.53%) Finance
2 19 (17.92%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 2 (1.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (18.87%) Analyst
1 20 (18.87%) DBA
2 17 (16.04%) Architect
3 13 (12.26%) Administrator
3 13 (12.26%) DB2 DBA
4 11 (10.38%) Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Unix Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Designer
8 5 (4.72%) AIX Architect
8 5 (4.72%) DB2 Administrator
8 5 (4.72%) Lead Architect
8 5 (4.72%) WebSphere Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Data Centre Manager
9 4 (3.77%) OAT Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) OAT Test Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Consultant
10 3 (2.83%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) Web Services
2 10 (9.43%) XML
3 9 (8.49%) J2EE
3 9 (8.49%) JMS
3 9 (8.49%) JSP
4 8 (7.55%) EJB
4 8 (7.55%) Hibernate
4 8 (7.55%) Servlets
4 8 (7.55%) Struts
4 8 (7.55%) WSDL
4 8 (7.55%) XSD
5 6 (5.66%) Middleware
6 5 (4.72%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (4.72%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (3.77%) SOAP
8 2 (1.89%) Flash
8 2 (1.89%) HTML
8 2 (1.89%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.94%) JNDI
9 1 (0.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 50 (47.17%) Mainframe
2 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.38%) Clustering
3 9 (8.49%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.55%) PMI
5 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) iSeries
6 1 (0.94%) Life Science
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.96%) Linux
2 28 (26.42%) Unix
3 27 (25.47%) AIX
4 26 (24.53%) Solaris
4 26 (24.53%) Windows
5 22 (20.75%) HPUX
5 22 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.49%) zOS
7 2 (1.89%) MVS
8 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) Migration
2 17 (16.04%) Project Management
3 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.43%) SDLC
4 9 (8.49%) High Availability
4 9 (8.49%) Waterfall
5 8 (7.55%) Agile Project Management
5 8 (7.55%) CMMI
5 8 (7.55%) PRINCE
5 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 8 (7.55%) RUP
5 8 (7.55%) Service Management
6 6 (5.66%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.66%) TDD
7 5 (4.72%) Automated Testing
7 5 (4.72%) BDD
7 5 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.72%) Data Modelling
7 5 (4.72%) Database Security
7 5 (4.72%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.51%) SQL
2 24 (22.64%) Java
3 21 (19.81%) COBOL
4 11 (10.38%) Assembly Language
5 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.66%) C++
7 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.83%) C
9 2 (1.89%) REXX
10 1 (0.94%) JCL
10 1 (0.94%) Jython
10 1 (0.94%) Python
10 1 (0.94%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.55%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.72%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (21.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.89%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.77%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.89%) Control-M
3 2 (1.89%) DameWare
3 2 (1.89%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (1.89%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 54 (50.94%) Oracle
2 37 (34.91%) IBM
3 23 (21.70%) Citrix
4 21 (19.81%) EMC
5 9 (8.49%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.55%) Chordiant
7 6 (5.66%) CA
7 6 (5.66%) SAP
8 5 (4.72%) Sun
8 5 (4.72%) VMware
9 4 (3.77%) HP
10 3 (2.83%) Remedy
11 2 (1.89%) BMC
11 2 (1.89%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.94%) IFS
12 1 (0.94%) Intel
12 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.94%) Teradata