Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 6 months to 24 November 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 31
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 2.73% 4.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 9.36% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 10
Merseyside median daily rate - £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.94% +4.58%
North West median daily rate £408 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

DB2 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 115 171 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 23.71% 29.18% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 98 83
Merseyside median daily rate £398 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £291 £226
90th Percentile £490 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £22.50 -
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +22.14% -12.50% +45.45%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Merseyside

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Merseyside