The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 85 92
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs citing DB2 8 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.59% 0.94% 0.20%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.87% 5.03% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £488 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.90% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +9.67% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 279 338 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 20.41% 18.75% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 203 231
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Manchester

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Manchester

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Stockport +6 1 - -
DB2
North West

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

1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (42.86%) Mainframe
5 5 (35.71%) COBOL
5 5 (35.71%) EJB
5 5 (35.71%) JSP
6 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (28.57%) CICS
6 4 (28.57%) Assembly Language
6 4 (28.57%) JCL
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) Dojo
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) JPA
7 3 (21.43%) REST
7 3 (21.43%) hybris
7 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
7 3 (21.43%) SOA
7 3 (21.43%) OS/390
7 3 (21.43%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) J2EE
8 2 (14.29%) Servlets
8 2 (14.29%) WebLogic

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (28.57%) CICS
2 4 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (7.14%) Commerce Server
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Lombardi
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Developer
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Pega Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) BPM Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) EJB
1 5 (35.71%) JSP
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) Dojo
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) JPA
3 3 (21.43%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE
4 2 (14.29%) JMS
4 2 (14.29%) Servlets
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) Ext JS
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
5 1 (7.14%) SAP TM
5 1 (7.14%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 3 (21.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) OS/390
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Product Management
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) COBOL
4 4 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 4 (28.57%) JCL
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Jython
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) hybris
3 2 (14.29%) Pega
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Sencha
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau