Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 17 January 2018 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
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 23 27
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 0.72% 3.05% 3.77%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.25% 17.24% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Halifax median daily rate £425 £450 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +6.82% -0.88%
10th Percentile £413 £420 £343
90th Percentile £438 £530 £503
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +42.86% -17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Halifax with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 16 29 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 11.51% 17.68% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 41
Halifax median daily rate £444 £325 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -4.97% -19.53%
10th Percentile £335 £307 £313
90th Percentile £850 £445 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate - - £10.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £21.19 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +8.65% +1.30%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Halifax

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for DB2.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) QA

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA