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 3 months to 26 April 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
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.22% - 1.86%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 £34.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +35.25% -13.12%  

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 Halifax with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 11 15 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 13.41% 15.63% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 20
Median daily rate £310 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.82% -12.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £305 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -10.76% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 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 26 April 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 Halifax region with a requirement for DB2.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Teradata