The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 39 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing DB2 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.53% 2.02% 0.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.20% 8.20% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£255 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.10 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+23.05% -17.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
119 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.39% 24.70% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 37 34
Average daily rate £350 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £473 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.97 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% +103.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DB2 across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DB2 across the Cardiff region.

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

DB2
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2.

1 8 (61.54%) Java
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) XML
1 8 (61.54%) XSLT
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Teradata
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Toad
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Informatica
4 2 (15.38%) DataStage
4 2 (15.38%) SQLPlus
5 1 (7.69%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) WebSphere

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing DB2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DB2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) DataStage
2 2 (15.38%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
1 8 (61.54%) XML
1 8 (61.54%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) Teradata
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica