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 29 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.

IBM DB2
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 78 87
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 1.62% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.48% 9.35% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 6
Median daily rate £375 £395 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% -12.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £299 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -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 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 338 310 347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 25.59% 17.31% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 190 187
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in Manchester

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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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DB2.

1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) IBM
4 8 (40.00%) SAP
4 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) SAP BW
6 5 (25.00%) AIX
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (25.00%) SAP Basis
6 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
7 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Unix
7 4 (20.00%) NetWeaver
7 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) HTTP
7 4 (20.00%) Middleware
7 4 (20.00%) Legal
7 4 (20.00%) Clustering
7 4 (20.00%) Jython
8 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.00%) Workflow
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle HTTP Server

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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 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (20.00%) NetWeaver
4 3 (15.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.00%) CICS
6 1 (5.00%) Commerce Server
6 1 (5.00%) JBoss
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) SMTP
2 2 (10.00%) SNMP
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) Big Data
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Lombardi
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Billing
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Data Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Data Quality Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) SAP Basis
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) Dojo
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) SAP TM
4 2 (10.00%) EJB
4 2 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) JPA
4 2 (10.00%) JSP
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Ext JS
5 1 (5.00%) Java EE
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Clustering
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (10.00%) Life Science
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) AIX
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Microservices
5 1 (5.00%) Product Management
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Jython
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) COBOL
5 1 (5.00%) JCL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) IBM
3 8 (40.00%) SAP
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Sencha
5 1 (5.00%) Tableau