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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 125 112
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13  
Contract jobs citing DB2 4 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.45% 0.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.79% 1.89% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
Median daily rate £348 £338 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.96% -15.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +168.57% -55.69%  

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 505 687 754
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 23.76% 23.96% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 497 500
Median daily rate £363 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +11.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £725 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £15.75 £13.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.79 £24.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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

DB2
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 March 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 +7 2 - - 2
South Yorkshire 0 2 £348 -22.34%
DB2
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 18 (60.00%) IBM
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) CICS
3 12 (40.00%) zOS
3 12 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 11 (36.67%) ETL
5 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 10 (33.33%) DevOps
5 10 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (30.00%) CA Endevor
7 8 (26.67%) OMEGAMON
7 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 8 (26.67%) SAP
7 8 (26.67%) CA
7 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 8 (26.67%) CA Service Virtualization
7 8 (26.67%) Syncsort
7 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 8 (26.67%) iPad
7 8 (26.67%) Splunk
8 7 (23.33%) DB2 UDB
8 7 (23.33%) Data Quality
8 7 (23.33%) IBM InfoSphere
8 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) Replication
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (16.67%) Change Management
10 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (16.67%) AWK

DB2
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 12 (40.00%) CICS
2 2 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) DB2 UDB
1 7 (23.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (3.33%) DataStage
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JBehave
1 1 (3.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
1 3 (10.00%) Billing
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) DBA
2 7 (23.33%) DB2 DBA
3 6 (20.00%) Administrator
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Data Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Data Quality Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) DB2 Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Build Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Deployment Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) z/OS Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Data Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) JMS
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
1 2 (6.67%) OSGi
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (26.67%) iPad
3 7 (23.33%) Replication
4 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (16.67%) HACMP
6 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) zOS
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
4 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.67%) AIX
5 2 (6.67%) Solaris
5 2 (6.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ETL
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
2 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (26.67%) Functional Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.33%) Information Governance
6 3 (10.00%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) AWK
3 2 (6.67%) JCL
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) CA Endevor
2 8 (26.67%) CA Service Virtualization
2 8 (26.67%) OMEGAMON
3 5 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) IBM
2 8 (26.67%) CA
2 8 (26.67%) SAP
2 8 (26.67%) Splunk
2 8 (26.67%) Syncsort
3 5 (16.67%) NetApp
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) Intel
7 1 (3.33%) Teradata
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