The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 100 111
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11  
Contract jobs citing DB2 9 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.63% 0.99% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.85% 4.48% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 5
Median daily rate £450 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +22.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +9.67% -5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 316 446 634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.18% 22.05% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 316 429
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.73% -8.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £100.55 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DB2 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in West Yorkshire

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in West Yorkshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Leeds +20 8 - - 2
Pudsey -2 1 £450 +4.71%
DB2
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) ETL
3 7 (53.85%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) HTTP
5 4 (30.77%) DataStage
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) DB2 UDB
5 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
5 4 (30.77%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (30.77%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
5 4 (30.77%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) JMeter
6 3 (23.08%) JUnit
6 3 (23.08%) J2EE
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (23.08%) HACMP
6 3 (23.08%) IBM
7 2 (15.38%) OLTP

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) DataStage
2 4 (30.77%) DB2 UDB
2 4 (30.77%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (30.77%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (23.08%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) OLTP
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JMeter
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) DataStage Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) DB2 Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) DB2 DBA
1 4 (30.77%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) ETL Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Database Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DB2 Support
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) JMS
3 1 (7.69%) OSGi
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) HACMP
2 2 (15.38%) Replication
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (7.69%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (7.69%) Teradata