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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 110 105
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5  
Contract jobs citing DB2 47 54 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.59% 1.44% 1.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.40% 6.55% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 19
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84%  
10th Percentile £352 £319 £236
90th Percentile £489 £525 £434
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £28.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -22.22%  

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 635 824 862
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 21.48% 21.92% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 994 1294
North West median daily rate £388 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +6.40%  
10th Percentile £295 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £509 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 67
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -37.87%  
10th Percentile £13.63 £16.10 £17.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.00 £57.75
England median hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £25.83
% change year-on-year +0.81% +19.04%  

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

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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 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DB2 in the North West

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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 3 months to 29 June 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
Lancashire +25 30 £400 -13.41% 1
Manchester +9 8 £488 +18.90% 1
Cheshire +6 4 £400 - 2
Merseyside -8 3 £350 -
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 34 (54.84%) SQL
2 21 (33.87%) Mainframe
2 21 (33.87%) Migration
3 17 (27.42%) zOS
4 16 (25.81%) IBM
4 16 (25.81%) Oracle
4 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
5 14 (22.58%) Retail
5 14 (22.58%) WebSphere
6 13 (20.97%) Finance
7 12 (19.35%) Clustering
7 12 (19.35%) SAP
7 12 (19.35%) Java
7 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
7 12 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
8 11 (17.74%) Data Migration
8 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (16.13%) Linux
10 9 (14.52%) Unix
11 8 (12.90%) Replication
12 7 (11.29%) J2EE
12 7 (11.29%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
13 6 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (9.68%) JCL
13 6 (9.68%) COBOL
13 6 (9.68%) Windows
13 6 (9.68%) JIRA
13 6 (9.68%) Relational Database

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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 14 (22.58%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (8.06%) CICS
4 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.23%) JBoss
5 2 (3.23%) SAS
6 1 (1.61%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Maximo
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) SAN
2 2 (3.23%) LDAP
2 2 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.68%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.06%) MySQL
3 5 (8.06%) SAP BW
4 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) JIRA
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.61%) Gradle
4 1 (1.61%) Lombardi
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 14 (22.58%) Retail
2 13 (20.97%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (33.87%) DBA
2 19 (30.65%) DB2 DBA
3 12 (19.35%) Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Architect
4 8 (12.90%) Consultant
5 7 (11.29%) Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.45%) DB2 Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Designer
8 4 (6.45%) SAP BW Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) SAP Developer
8 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared DBA
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Designer
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Mainframe Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) J2EE
2 5 (8.06%) EJB
2 5 (8.06%) JSP
3 4 (6.45%) XML
4 3 (4.84%) CSS
4 3 (4.84%) Dojo
4 3 (4.84%) HTML
4 3 (4.84%) JMS
4 3 (4.84%) REST
4 3 (4.84%) Servlets
5 2 (3.23%) JPA
5 2 (3.23%) jQuery
5 2 (3.23%) Web Services
6 1 (1.61%) .NET
6 1 (1.61%) Ajax
6 1 (1.61%) ISPF
6 1 (1.61%) Struts
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.61%) WSDL
6 1 (1.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) Mainframe
2 12 (19.35%) Clustering
3 8 (12.90%) Replication
4 5 (8.06%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (6.45%) FMCG
6 3 (4.84%) AS400
6 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
6 3 (4.84%) iSeries
7 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.61%) Life Science
8 1 (1.61%) PMI
8 1 (1.61%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) zOS
2 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 9 (14.52%) Unix
4 6 (9.68%) Windows
5 5 (8.06%) AIX
6 3 (4.84%) OS/390
7 2 (3.23%) HPUX
7 2 (3.23%) Solaris
8 1 (1.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Migration
2 12 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) Data Migration
4 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.45%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (6.45%) OO
5 4 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (6.45%) SOA
5 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.23%) Business Transformation
6 2 (3.23%) Data Mapping
6 2 (3.23%) DevOps
6 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.23%) High Availability
6 2 (3.23%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.23%) Scrum
6 2 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Java
3 6 (9.68%) COBOL
3 6 (9.68%) JCL
4 5 (8.06%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.23%) AWK
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) Korn
5 2 (3.23%) sed
6 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.61%) Groovy
6 1 (1.61%) Jython
6 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) R
6 1 (1.61%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.61%) RACF
2 1 (1.61%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.61%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) IBM
1 16 (25.81%) Oracle
2 12 (19.35%) SAP
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.45%) HP
5 3 (4.84%) Citrix
5 3 (4.84%) hybris
5 3 (4.84%) VMware
6 2 (3.23%) Pega
7 1 (1.61%) Chordiant
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) Sencha
7 1 (1.61%) Tableau
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