Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 July 2018 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 141 139
Rank change year-on-year -40 -2 +6
Contract jobs citing DB2 41 65 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 1.14% 1.38%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.23% 5.00% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 43
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £363 £336 £313
90th Percentile £553 £484 £494
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +27.14% +0.72% -22.78%

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 the North West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,268 1,299 1,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.61% 22.74% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 802 1,058
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £531 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 55
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.63 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.92% +6.05% -7.65%
10th Percentile £12.53 £14.64 £15.80
90th Percentile £54.85 £50.50 £58.69
England median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +14.00%

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in the North West

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in the North West

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DB2 in the North West over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the North West

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in the North West

DB2
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 25 £444 -1.39% 4
Cheshire +2 15 £375 -9.09% 2
Lancashire -47 1 £750 +87.50% 1
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for DB2.

1 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
3 23 (56.10%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (48.78%) Project Management
5 17 (41.46%) Relational Database
6 16 (39.02%) NoSQL
6 16 (39.02%) Web Services
7 15 (36.59%) Oracle
7 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
7 15 (36.59%) .NET
7 15 (36.59%) Visual Studio
7 15 (36.59%) C#
7 15 (36.59%) Teradata
7 15 (36.59%) .NET Framework
7 15 (36.59%) Entity Framework
8 14 (34.15%) Redis
8 14 (34.15%) Docker
8 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (34.15%) .NET Core
8 14 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (24.39%) Java
9 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
11 7 (17.07%) SAP
11 7 (17.07%) SAP BW
11 7 (17.07%) NetWeaver
11 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
11 7 (17.07%) Server Virtualisation

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.07%) NetWeaver
3 5 (12.20%) OpenStack
3 5 (12.20%) SAS
3 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.44%) Mule
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.44%) SAP Portal
5 1 (2.44%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.20%) PaaS
2 5 (12.20%) SaaS
3 4 (9.76%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) SMS
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) HTTP
3 2 (4.88%) SMTP
3 2 (4.88%) SNMP
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (41.46%) Relational Database
3 16 (39.02%) NoSQL
4 14 (34.15%) Redis
4 14 (34.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
5 7 (17.07%) SAP BW
6 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.88%) Big Data
9 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
9 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.44%) HBase
9 1 (2.44%) MySQL
9 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (60.98%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Lead Developer
3 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Lead .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Developer
6 4 (9.76%) SAP Developer
7 3 (7.32%) ABAP Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) NetWeaver Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) Web Services
2 15 (36.59%) .NET
2 15 (36.59%) .NET Framework
2 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET
2 15 (36.59%) Entity Framework
3 14 (34.15%) .NET Core
4 6 (14.63%) HTML
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
5 5 (12.20%) Dojo
5 5 (12.20%) EJB
5 5 (12.20%) JPA
5 5 (12.20%) JSP
6 4 (9.76%) Web Dynpro
7 3 (7.32%) Middleware
7 3 (7.32%) SAPUI5
8 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.88%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (4.88%) RESTful
8 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis
8 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.88%) Clustering
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.44%) Life Science
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) AIX
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
1 3 (7.32%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) MVS
3 1 (2.44%) OS/390
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (48.78%) Project Management
4 14 (34.15%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (17.07%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (14.63%) Open Source
6 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2
6 6 (14.63%) SFIA
6 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (12.20%) Analytics
7 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
7 5 (12.20%) Data Analytics
7 5 (12.20%) Data Management
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
7 5 (12.20%) Network Design
7 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
7 5 (12.20%) Resource Management
7 5 (12.20%) Server Hardening
7 5 (12.20%) Service Management
8 4 (9.76%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) ABAP
5 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.88%) Jython
5 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Scala
6 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (12.20%) CCDP
2 5 (12.20%) CCNP
2 5 (12.20%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) CISM
2 5 (12.20%) CISSP
3 1 (2.44%) CCIE
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Docker
2 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.20%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
1 15 (36.59%) Teradata
2 7 (17.07%) SAP
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) Informatica
5 3 (7.32%) IBM
6 2 (4.88%) Citrix
6 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.44%) Hortonworks
7 1 (2.44%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) MapR
7 1 (2.44%) SnapLogic
7 1 (2.44%) webMethods