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 3 months to 28 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
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 100 109
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9  
Contract jobs citing DB2 13 60 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 1.56% 1.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.06% 7.60% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 20
Median daily rate £375 £401 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% -4.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £319 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 631 789 835
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.42% 20.51% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 499 484
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £517 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -12 5 £375 -5.06%
Lancashire - 5 £363 - 2
Cheshire +12 3 £425 -
DB2
England

DB2
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for DB2.

1 32 (59.26%) Oracle
2 26 (48.15%) SQL
3 23 (42.59%) Java
3 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
4 19 (35.19%) XML
4 19 (35.19%) Linux
5 18 (33.33%) IBM
5 18 (33.33%) Finance
6 17 (31.48%) Unix
6 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
6 17 (31.48%) J2EE
7 16 (29.63%) AIX
7 16 (29.63%) Web Services
7 16 (29.63%) Middleware
7 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
8 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
9 13 (24.07%) JSON
9 13 (24.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 13 (24.07%) SOA
10 12 (22.22%) Windows
10 12 (22.22%) Big Data
10 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
10 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
11 11 (20.37%) Microservices
11 11 (20.37%) SAP
11 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (18.52%) Retail
13 8 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling

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 15 (27.78%) WebSphere
2 13 (24.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.41%) NetWeaver
4 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (5.56%) JBoss
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.70%) CICS
6 2 (3.70%) SAS
7 1 (1.85%) Apache
7 1 (1.85%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.85%) SAP Portal
7 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.85%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) SMTP
3 2 (3.70%) SNMP
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
3 12 (22.22%) Big Data
3 12 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.26%) MySQL
4 5 (9.26%) SAP BW
4 5 (9.26%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Subversion
2 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) JUnit
4 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.85%) Gradle
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Lombardi
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Legal
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Billing
5 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.85%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Architect
3 10 (18.52%) Consultant
3 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.26%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Data Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Data Quality Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) DBA
8 3 (5.56%) Domain Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Java WebSphere Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Principal Architect
8 3 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) SAP Basis Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) SAP Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Tableau Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) XML
2 17 (31.48%) J2EE
3 16 (29.63%) Middleware
3 16 (29.63%) Web Services
4 13 (24.07%) JSON
5 8 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (12.96%) CSS
6 7 (12.96%) EJB
6 7 (12.96%) HTML
7 6 (11.11%) jQuery
7 6 (11.11%) SOAP
8 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
8 5 (9.26%) SAP Basis
8 5 (9.26%) Spring
9 4 (7.41%) Dojo
9 4 (7.41%) JSP
9 4 (7.41%) REST
9 4 (7.41%) WSDL
10 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Life Science
5 1 (1.85%) AS400
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) DataPower
5 1 (1.85%) Derivative
5 1 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) PMI
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Linux
2 17 (31.48%) Unix
3 16 (29.63%) AIX
4 12 (22.22%) Windows
5 3 (5.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.85%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) SOA
2 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Microservices
3 8 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 6 (11.11%) ETL
4 6 (11.11%) Migration
4 6 (11.11%) OO
5 5 (9.26%) Business Transformation
5 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
5 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.41%) MVC
6 4 (7.41%) SAP Implementation
7 3 (5.56%) Data Extraction
7 3 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) SQL
2 23 (42.59%) Java
3 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) Perl
5 4 (7.41%) Jython
6 3 (5.56%) JCL
7 2 (3.70%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.70%) COBOL
7 2 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) Groovy
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) REXX
8 1 (1.85%) RPG
8 1 (1.85%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) RACF
2 1 (1.85%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) CA Endevor
1 1 (1.85%) TADDM
1 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (59.26%) Oracle
2 18 (33.33%) IBM
3 11 (20.37%) SAP
4 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.56%) Sybase
5 3 (5.56%) Tableau
6 1 (1.85%) Chordiant
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Kony
6 1 (1.85%) Perforce
6 1 (1.85%) Sencha
6 1 (1.85%) Yahoo!
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