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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 100 126 78
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -48
Contract jobs citing DB2 56 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 0.44% 1.71%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.43% 2.26% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 13
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£385 £350 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -41.81%
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
871 619 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.54% 19.55% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 356 289
Average daily rate £400 £340 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £450 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 20
Average hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +41.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £17.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £157.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +4 15 £373 -11.30% 3
Manchester +4 14 £450 -2.70% 1
Lancashire +3 3 £285 +3.63% 2
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2.

1 43 (46.24%) IBM
2 40 (43.01%) Mainframe
3 31 (33.33%) UNIX
4 27 (29.03%) SAP
5 25 (26.88%) IBM Mainframe
6 24 (25.81%) SQL
7 21 (22.58%) Oracle
8 20 (21.51%) Finance
9 18 (19.35%) CICS
10 17 (18.28%) JCL
11 16 (17.20%) SAP Basis
12 15 (16.13%) Banking
12 15 (16.13%) PL/1
13 13 (13.98%) zOS
14 12 (12.90%) Syncsort
14 12 (12.90%) Release Management
14 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (11.83%) IMS/DB
15 11 (11.83%) Migration
15 11 (11.83%) COBOL
15 11 (11.83%) Java
15 11 (11.83%) XML
16 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
16 10 (10.75%) AIX
17 9 (9.68%) REXX
17 9 (9.68%) Project Management
17 9 (9.68%) Aquila
17 9 (9.68%) CA Endevor
18 8 (8.60%) SAP BW
18 8 (8.60%) MQSeries

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (19.35%) CICS
2 8 (8.60%) MQSeries
3 7 (7.53%) NetWeaver
4 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.08%) SAS
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
1 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.08%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.08%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.30%) SAN
3 3 (3.23%) Firewall
3 3 (3.23%) LDAP
4 2 (2.15%) ATM
5 1 (1.08%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) IMS/DB
2 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.60%) SAP BW
4 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.23%) Informix
5 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.23%) Ingres
6 2 (2.15%) OLTP
6 2 (2.15%) MySQL
6 2 (2.15%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.08%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.08%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) IntelliJ
1 5 (5.38%) JUnit
2 1 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.08%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.08%) ERwin
2 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (21.51%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Developer
1 19 (20.43%) DBA
2 14 (15.05%) Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Architect
3 13 (13.98%) Programmer
3 13 (13.98%) DB2 DBA
4 11 (11.83%) Mainframe Developer
5 8 (8.60%) IBM Mainframe Developer
6 7 (7.53%) SAP Architect
7 6 (6.45%) Mainframe Programmer
7 6 (6.45%) Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (5.38%) Administrator
8 5 (5.38%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.38%) SAP Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.30%) DB2 Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) SAP Basis
2 11 (11.83%) XML
3 8 (8.60%) .NET
4 6 (6.45%) J2EE
4 6 (6.45%) JDBC
4 6 (6.45%) JSP
4 6 (6.45%) JMS
4 6 (6.45%) JNDI
4 6 (6.45%) ISPF
5 4 (4.30%) HTML
6 3 (3.23%) Middleware
7 2 (2.15%) CSS
7 2 (2.15%) HTML5
7 2 (2.15%) CSS3
8 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.08%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.01%) Mainframe
2 25 (26.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.30%) VSAM
5 4 (4.30%) FMCG
6 3 (3.23%) PKI
7 2 (2.15%) Replication
7 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) PMI
8 1 (1.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.33%) UNIX
2 13 (13.98%) zOS
3 10 (10.75%) AIX
4 7 (7.53%) Linux
5 5 (5.38%) Windows
6 2 (2.15%) HPUX
6 2 (2.15%) Windows CE
6 2 (2.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (12.90%) Release Management
2 11 (11.83%) Migration
3 9 (9.68%) Project Management
4 7 (7.53%) Waterfall
5 6 (6.45%) Agile Project Management
5 6 (6.45%) CRM
5 6 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.38%) ERP
6 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
6 5 (5.38%) OO
6 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.30%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.23%) Database Security
8 3 (3.23%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.23%) ITIL
8 3 (3.23%) ETL
8 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.81%) SQL
2 17 (18.28%) JCL
3 15 (16.13%) PL/1
4 11 (11.83%) COBOL
4 11 (11.83%) Java
5 9 (9.68%) REXX
6 6 (6.45%) Assembly Language
7 3 (3.23%) Python
7 3 (3.23%) C#
8 2 (2.15%) PHP
8 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.15%) C
9 1 (1.08%) Caml Language
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.08%) CCNP
3 1 (1.08%) CCNA
3 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) CA Endevor
2 3 (3.23%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 43 (46.24%) IBM
2 27 (29.03%) SAP
3 21 (22.58%) Oracle
4 12 (12.90%) Syncsort
5 9 (9.68%) Aquila
6 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.38%) Sybase
7 5 (5.38%) CA
7 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.23%) Teradata
9 2 (2.15%) Actimize
9 2 (2.15%) HP
10 1 (1.08%) Nortel
10 1 (1.08%) Avaya
10 1 (1.08%) BMC
10 1 (1.08%) Cisco
10 1 (1.08%) Perforce
10 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow