The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 / Knutsford
Rank 11 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Contract jobs citing DB2 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 5.13% 7.08% 7.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 20.00% 38.10% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £431 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -  
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 Knutsford with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10 21 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 25.64% 18.58% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 2
Median daily rate £400 £400 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.88%  
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 £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Knutsford 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 Knutsford

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Knutsford

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Knutsford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Knutsford

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

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 Knutsford region with a requirement for DB2.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
2 1 (33.33%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Struts

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Prime Brokerage
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) JSF
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) JTA
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) AOP
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) BPEL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Kony
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Yahoo!