Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 147 145
Rank change year-on-year -38 -2 -15
Contract jobs citing DB2 34 56 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 1.02% 1.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.70% 4.40% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 38
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £325 £318 £301
90th Percentile £501 £575 £458
England median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +43.86% -27.85%

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 1,259 1,272 1,601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.79% 23.20% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 832 1,026
North West median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £596 £530 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 54
North West median hourly rate £49.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.18% -31.25% +18.45%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £66.80 £51.50 £63.70
England median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.18% +5.77% -13.33%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -11 23 £449 -10.25% 3
Cheshire -23 5 £375 +1.69% 4
Lancashire -24 4 £375 -6.25%
Merseyside +8 2 £450 +32.35%
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (38.24%) Oracle
4 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 9 (26.47%) Project Management
5 9 (26.47%) Finance
5 9 (26.47%) WebSphere
6 8 (23.53%) Java
7 7 (20.59%) HTML
7 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.65%) Retail
8 6 (17.65%) Migration
8 6 (17.65%) Web Services
8 6 (17.65%) RPG
8 6 (17.65%) RPG IV
8 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
8 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (14.71%) SDLC
9 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
9 5 (14.71%) Dojo
9 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
9 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
9 5 (14.71%) JPA
9 5 (14.71%) Infor
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
9 5 (14.71%) EJB
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) JSP
9 5 (14.71%) C#

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 (26.47%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) NetWeaver
3 3 (8.82%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.82%) SAS
4 2 (5.88%) CICS
4 2 (5.88%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.94%) CMS
5 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) Mule
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.94%) Tuxedo
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) PaaS
2 3 (8.82%) SaaS
3 2 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) NuGet
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SMS
2 1 (2.94%) SMTP
2 1 (2.94%) SNMP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.76%) Redis
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) OLAP
6 1 (2.94%) OLTP
6 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.94%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
3 5 (14.71%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Functional Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) WebSphere Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 6 (17.65%) Web Services
3 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.71%) CSS
3 5 (14.71%) Dojo
3 5 (14.71%) EDI
3 5 (14.71%) EJB
3 5 (14.71%) Entity Framework
3 5 (14.71%) JPA
3 5 (14.71%) JSP
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Core
5 3 (8.82%) SAP Basis
6 2 (5.88%) RESTful
6 2 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (2.94%) Middleware
7 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (2.94%) XSD
7 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Unix
2 3 (8.82%) MVS
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) OS/390
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Project Management
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
4 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (14.71%) CRM
5 5 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (14.71%) ERP
5 5 (14.71%) SDLC
6 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (11.76%) SFIA
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) Data Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) High Availability
7 3 (8.82%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) RPG
3 6 (17.65%) RPG IV
4 5 (14.71%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) PL/1
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) COBOL
6 1 (2.94%) Jython
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (8.82%) CCDP
2 3 (8.82%) CCNP
2 3 (8.82%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.82%) CISM
2 3 (8.82%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) CCIE
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.94%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) IBM
2 5 (14.71%) Infor
3 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Teradata
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) Informatica
4 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.82%) SAP
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
5 2 (5.88%) Syncsort
6 1 (2.94%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (2.94%) SnapLogic
6 1 (2.94%) Twitter
6 1 (2.94%) webMethods