The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM DB2
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 60 72
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12  
Contract jobs citing DB2 6 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.95% 2.39% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.92% 10.14% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £331 £388 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.51% -6.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £325 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £478 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +9.67% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

DB2 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 122 217 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.33% 23.61% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 165 160
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.78 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.40% -37.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing DB2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DB2 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Cheshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Chester +18 2 £263 -30.00%
Knutsford 0 1 £400 +10.34% 2
DB2
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) Clustering
4 2 (22.22%) AWK
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Struts2
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) sed
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Struts
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) XML

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) EJB
1 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 2 (22.22%) J2EE
1 2 (22.22%) JMS
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) JSP
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware
1 2 (22.22%) Servlets
1 2 (22.22%) Struts
1 2 (22.22%) Struts2
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Dojo
2 1 (11.11%) ISPF
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) UIKit
2 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) DataPower
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) BDD
1 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) CMMI
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) SOLID
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) AWK
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JCL
2 2 (22.22%) Korn
2 2 (22.22%) sed
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) R
3 1 (11.11%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
1 1 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
4 1 (11.11%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Kony
4 1 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (11.11%) Yahoo!
Knutsford, Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago