Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 74 98
Rank change year-on-year -12 +24 -33
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 1.73% 0.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.74% 6.85% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 10
Cheshire median daily rate £331 £500 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.75% +4.71% +21.66%
10th Percentile £271 £356 £306
90th Percentile £387 £700 £500
North West median daily rate £408 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 287 365 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.56% 25.21% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 269 283
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £537
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.86 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.60% -54.97% +106.25%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.90 £20.83
90th Percentile £27.00 £20.34 £34.85
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +22.14% -12.50% +45.45%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Cheshire

DB2
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

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 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

DB2
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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £263 -
Knutsford -17 1 £400 +16.36%
DB2
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) sed
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) AWK
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) RIA
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce

DB2
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) EJB
1 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) AWK
2 2 (40.00%) Korn
2 2 (40.00%) sed
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP