The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 112 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Contract jobs citing DB2 11 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.54% 1.04% 0.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.39% 4.43% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 9
Median daily rate £450 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £306 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £563 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +7.45% -1.87%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 461 655 882
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.59% 23.38% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 1144 1559
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £293 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £513 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 21
Median hourly rate £19.75 £16.09 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.74% -54.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.52 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £33.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing DB2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Yorkshire

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Yorkshire

DB2
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +10 9 £450 +4.77% 2
South Yorkshire -1 2 - -
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DB2.

1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) ETL
5 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 5 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
6 4 (26.67%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (26.67%) DataStage
6 4 (26.67%) SAP
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
7 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium
7 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (20.00%) JMeter
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) JUnit
7 3 (20.00%) J2EE
7 3 (20.00%) MySQL
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) HTTP
7 3 (20.00%) JCL
7 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) DataStage
2 4 (26.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 4 (26.67%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (6.67%) OLTP
5 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JMeter
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) DataStage Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) DB2 Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 2 (13.33%) ETL Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Database Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DB2 Support
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Unix DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) HACMP
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) JCL
4 2 (13.33%) COBOL
5 1 (6.67%) AWK
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata