The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.96% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +168.57% -55.69%  

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 Chester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 35 38 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 33.65% 25.17% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 26
Median daily rate £350 £344 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £441 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Chester

DB2
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for DB2.

1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) TADDM

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) TADDM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM