Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 150 143
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 -19
Contract jobs citing DB2 49 78 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 1.13% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.79% 4.51% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 32
North West median daily rate £404 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +2.50% -3.32%
10th Percentile £359 £318 £325
90th Percentile £650 £663 £487
England median daily rate £468 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -12.77% +51.42% -11.67%

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 1292 1729 1915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.73% 25.08% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 1144 1208
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £263
90th Percentile £621 £544 £535
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 41
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.58% -10.63% +63.27%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.25
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

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 18 November 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 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 18 November 2017. 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 +21 23 £577 +40.73% 2
Lancashire +28 21 £400 +1.91%
Cheshire -10 5 £331 -33.75% 4
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) Migration
2 18 (36.73%) Java
3 14 (28.57%) Oracle
4 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
4 12 (24.49%) Linux
5 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
6 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
6 10 (20.41%) EJB
6 10 (20.41%) CSS
6 10 (20.41%) JSP
6 10 (20.41%) HTML
6 10 (20.41%) zOS
6 10 (20.41%) Mainframe
6 10 (20.41%) Retail
7 9 (18.37%) Clustering
7 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
7 9 (18.37%) JPA
7 9 (18.37%) Dojo
7 9 (18.37%) Data Migration
8 7 (14.29%) Unix
8 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 7 (14.29%) IBM
9 6 (12.24%) SAP
9 6 (12.24%) Replication
9 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server

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 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
2 9 (18.37%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.12%) CICS
3 3 (6.12%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.04%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP ERP
1 4 (8.16%) SAP SRM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.04%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
2 1 (2.04%) SMS
2 1 (2.04%) SMTP
2 1 (2.04%) SNMP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.12%) OLAP
3 3 (6.12%) OLTP
3 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
3 3 (6.12%) Star Schema
4 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.04%) Gradle
3 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 10 (20.41%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) DBA
2 17 (34.69%) DB2 DBA
3 13 (26.53%) Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Analyst
5 9 (18.37%) WebSphere Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Administrator
6 6 (12.24%) Architect
7 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared DBA
8 4 (8.16%) Data Architect
8 4 (8.16%) DB2 Administrator
9 3 (6.12%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Data Administrator
10 2 (4.08%) Database Architect
10 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Mainframe Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Mainframe Test Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) SAP Basis Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
11 1 (2.04%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) CSS
1 10 (20.41%) EJB
1 10 (20.41%) HTML
1 10 (20.41%) JSP
2 9 (18.37%) Dojo
2 9 (18.37%) JPA
3 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
3 4 (8.16%) SAP Basis
4 3 (6.12%) XML
4 3 (6.12%) XSD
4 3 (6.12%) XSLT
5 2 (4.08%) J2EE
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) .NET
6 1 (2.04%) Middleware
6 1 (2.04%) Servlets
6 1 (2.04%) SOAP
6 1 (2.04%) Spring
6 1 (2.04%) Spring MVC
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Mainframe
2 9 (18.37%) Clustering
3 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Replication
4 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Life Science
6 1 (2.04%) AS400
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) iSeries
6 1 (2.04%) RIA
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) zOS
3 7 (14.29%) Unix
4 4 (8.16%) AIX
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Windows
5 3 (6.12%) OS/390
5 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.12%) Solaris
6 2 (4.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Migration
2 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (18.37%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.16%) ERP
6 4 (8.16%) High Availability
6 4 (8.16%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (8.16%) TDD
7 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.12%) Data Transformation
7 3 (6.12%) ETL
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.12%) SFIA
7 3 (6.12%) SOA
8 2 (4.08%) DevOps
8 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) COBOL
4 3 (6.12%) Assembly Language
4 3 (6.12%) JCL
4 3 (6.12%) XPath
5 2 (4.08%) AWK
5 2 (4.08%) Korn
5 2 (4.08%) sed
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) Jython
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) IBM
2 7 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 6 (12.24%) SAP
4 4 (8.16%) HP
5 3 (6.12%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (6.12%) hybris
6 2 (4.08%) Citrix
6 2 (4.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft