The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
North West / Lancashire
Rank 29 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing DB2 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.90% - 1.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.69% - 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Median daily rate £369 - £285
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 £16.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +193.75% -59.49%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 52 112 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 24.76% 26.17% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 70 59
Median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £547 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £38.63 £45.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.54 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Lancashire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 4 £369 -
DB2
North West

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) J2EE
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Retail
3 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (46.15%) Big Data
4 6 (46.15%) JSON
4 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
4 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
4 6 (46.15%) Middleware
4 6 (46.15%) Oracle
4 6 (46.15%) SOA
4 6 (46.15%) XML
4 6 (46.15%) Unix
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) AIX
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) IBM
5 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Microservices
6 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 6 (46.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Big Data
2 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
2 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
3 5 (38.46%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
1 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Designer
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Designer
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
6 1 (7.69%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) JSON
2 6 (46.15%) Middleware
2 6 (46.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) AIX
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 5 (38.46%) Microservices
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Business Transformation
4 2 (15.38%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) SAP