Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 141 160
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19 -18
Contract jobs citing DB2 53 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.90% 1.15% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.26% 5.00% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 39
North West median daily rate £424 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% - -0.62%
10th Percentile £348 £355 £313
90th Percentile £553 £618 £663
England median daily rate £450 £468 £413
% change year-on-year -3.74% +13.33% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £100.50 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +258.93% -22.22% +17.07%

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 1,245 1,279 1,777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.03% 22.89% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 837 1,159
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £292 £263
90th Percentile £571 £600 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 51
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.86% -6.04%
10th Percentile £9.90 £15.17 £14.43
90th Percentile £54.40 £46.59 £59.31
England median hourly rate £32.00 £30.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +4.92% +7.02% +3.64%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -12 28 £450 -22.01% 4
Cheshire -9 13 £375 -6.25% 7
Lancashire -38 10 £350 -12.50% 3
Merseyside +9 1 £450 - 1
Cumbria - 1 £300 -
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.74%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
5 16 (30.19%) Oracle
6 15 (28.30%) Relational Database
7 14 (26.42%) NoSQL
7 14 (26.42%) Web Services
8 13 (24.53%) Project Management
8 13 (24.53%) Teradata
9 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (22.64%) .NET
9 12 (22.64%) C#
9 12 (22.64%) Docker
10 11 (20.75%) .NET Core
10 11 (20.75%) Entity Framework
10 11 (20.75%) Redis
10 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
10 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (20.75%) Java
10 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
10 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
10 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
11 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
11 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (16.98%) Manufacturing
12 9 (16.98%) SAP
12 9 (16.98%) ETL
12 9 (16.98%) COBOL

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 8 (15.09%) SAS
2 7 (13.21%) NetWeaver
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.66%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.77%) CICS
5 2 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.89%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Maximo
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) IaaS
2 2 (3.77%) PaaS
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) SMS
2 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) HTTP
3 2 (3.77%) SMTP
3 2 (3.77%) SNMP
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.30%) Relational Database
3 14 (26.42%) NoSQL
4 11 (20.75%) Redis
4 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (13.21%) SAP BW
6 6 (11.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
8 3 (5.66%) Big Data
9 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
9 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
9 2 (3.77%) HBase
9 2 (3.77%) MySQL
9 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.89%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.77%) JIRA
3 2 (3.77%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (16.98%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.09%) Marketing
3 7 (13.21%) Finance
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Lead Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) COBOL Developer
5 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Lead .NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Development Manager
7 4 (7.55%) SAP Developer
8 3 (5.66%) ABAP Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Data Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) DBA
8 3 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Big Data Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) DB2 Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Hadoop Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Web Services
2 12 (22.64%) .NET
3 11 (20.75%) .NET Core
3 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
3 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
3 11 (20.75%) Entity Framework
4 4 (7.55%) Web Dynpro
4 4 (7.55%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) EJB
5 3 (5.66%) J2EE
5 3 (5.66%) Middleware
5 3 (5.66%) SAP Basis
5 3 (5.66%) SAPUI5
6 2 (3.77%) CSS
6 2 (3.77%) Dojo
6 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.77%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (3.77%) JPA
6 2 (3.77%) JSP
6 2 (3.77%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.66%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.77%) Clustering
3 2 (3.77%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.77%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.89%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) AIX
4 2 (3.77%) Solaris
5 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (24.53%) Project Management
4 12 (22.64%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (16.98%) ETL
6 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) Business Development
7 4 (7.55%) Open Source
7 4 (7.55%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (7.55%) Service Management
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.55%) TDD
8 3 (5.66%) SFIA
8 3 (5.66%) Workflow
9 2 (3.77%) Change Management
9 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.77%) Migration
9 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) C#
3 11 (20.75%) Java
4 9 (16.98%) COBOL
5 3 (5.66%) ABAP
5 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) JCL
6 2 (3.77%) Jython
6 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) Python
6 2 (3.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) Degree
3 7 (13.21%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.77%) CCDP
4 2 (3.77%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CISM
4 2 (3.77%) CISSP
4 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.77%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 13 (24.53%) Teradata
3 9 (16.98%) SAP
4 5 (9.43%) IBM
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.77%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.77%) Informatica
6 2 (3.77%) MapR
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat