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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
England / North West
Rank 104 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing DB2 33 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.25% 1.02% 1.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.32% 4.94% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 18
Median daily rate £525 £393 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% +29.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £29.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -26.58%

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
620 810 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.57% 20.67% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 527 450
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.75% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.65 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £68.56 £67.00
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 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 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
Manchester +2 14 £550 +44.92%
Lancashire - 10 £525 - 2
Merseyside -3 5 £330 -17.50%
Cheshire +22 3 £338 +8.00%
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for DB2.

1 42 (67.74%) Oracle
2 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
3 28 (45.16%) SQL
4 27 (43.55%) Unix
5 24 (38.71%) XML
5 24 (38.71%) Linux
5 24 (38.71%) Java
6 22 (35.48%) AIX
6 22 (35.48%) Middleware
7 20 (32.26%) JSON
8 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (30.65%) Relational Database
8 19 (30.65%) J2EE
9 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
10 17 (27.42%) Web Services
10 17 (27.42%) SOA
10 17 (27.42%) IBM
10 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
11 16 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 16 (25.81%) Windows
11 16 (25.81%) Finance
12 15 (24.19%) Big Data
12 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
12 15 (24.19%) NoSQL
13 14 (22.58%) Microservices
14 13 (20.97%) SOAP
15 12 (19.35%) WebSphere MQ
16 11 (17.74%) OO
17 10 (16.13%) SAP
17 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development

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 17 (27.42%) WebSphere
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (11.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (8.06%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.84%) CICS
6 3 (4.84%) NetWeaver
6 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.61%) Apache
7 1 (1.61%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.61%) JBoss
7 1 (1.61%) SAP Portal
7 1 (1.61%) SAS
7 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) HTTP
2 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.84%) DNS
3 3 (4.84%) LDAP
3 3 (4.84%) SMTP
3 3 (4.84%) SNMP
4 2 (3.23%) FTP
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 19 (30.65%) Relational Database
3 15 (24.19%) Big Data
3 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
3 15 (24.19%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.45%) SAP BW
5 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.84%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (4.84%) MySQL
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.84%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) MS Access
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Subversion
2 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.45%) JUnit
5 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.23%) Selenium
7 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.61%) Firebug
7 1 (1.61%) JMeter
7 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.61%) The Grinder
7 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Billing
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Consultant
3 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Python Developer
5 6 (9.68%) WebSphere Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Applications Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Principal Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Domain Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Data Quality Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Tableau Consultant
9 2 (3.23%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Java Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) XML
2 22 (35.48%) Middleware
3 20 (32.26%) JSON
4 19 (30.65%) J2EE
5 17 (27.42%) Web Services
6 13 (20.97%) SOAP
7 12 (19.35%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (11.29%) CSS
8 7 (11.29%) EJB
8 7 (11.29%) HTML
9 5 (8.06%) Spring
9 5 (8.06%) XML Messaging
10 4 (6.45%) Dojo
10 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
10 4 (6.45%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (6.45%) JPA
10 4 (6.45%) jQuery
10 4 (6.45%) JSP
10 4 (6.45%) REST
10 4 (6.45%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.65%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.52%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
4 4 (6.45%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.84%) Data Extraction
5 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.84%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.23%) VSAM
7 1 (1.61%) AS400
7 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.61%) DataPower
7 1 (1.61%) Derivative
7 1 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.61%) Life Science
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Unix
2 24 (38.71%) Linux
3 22 (35.48%) AIX
4 16 (25.81%) Windows
5 5 (8.06%) Solaris
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.61%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) SOA
2 14 (22.58%) Microservices
3 11 (17.74%) OO
4 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
5 6 (9.68%) ETL
6 5 (8.06%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Business Transformation
7 4 (6.45%) Migration
7 4 (6.45%) MVC
7 4 (6.45%) TDD
8 3 (4.84%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.84%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.84%) Product Management
8 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.84%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) SQL
2 24 (38.71%) Java
3 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) Perl
5 6 (9.68%) Python
6 5 (8.06%) Jython
7 4 (6.45%) COBOL
7 4 (6.45%) JCL
8 2 (3.23%) Assembly Language
8 2 (3.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.61%) RPG
9 1 (1.61%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.61%) ServiceCenter
1 1 (1.61%) TADDM
1 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (67.74%) Oracle
2 17 (27.42%) IBM
3 10 (16.13%) SAP
4 8 (12.90%) Sybase
5 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.84%) Perforce
6 3 (4.84%) Tableau
7 2 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (1.61%) Google
8 1 (1.61%) Kony
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.61%) VMware
8 1 (1.61%) Yahoo!