The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 50 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.07% 1.52% 0.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.32% 4.93% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Average daily rate
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£185 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £145.00 £27.00 £32.57
% change year-on-year
+437.03% -17.08%
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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 South Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
164 142 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.23% 30.87% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 94 45
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £418 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Average hourly rate £39.75 £13.60 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+192.27% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £11.15 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £22.50 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

DB2
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

DB2
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 12 £185 -47.14%
Caerphilly - - - -
DB2
Wales

DB2
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) J2EE
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
1 8 (66.67%) XML
1 8 (66.67%) XSLT
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Toad
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Informatica
4 2 (16.67%) DataStage
4 2 (16.67%) SQLPlus
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Teradata
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (8.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) DataStage
2 2 (16.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Toad
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) J2EE
1 8 (66.67%) Web Services
1 8 (66.67%) XML
1 8 (66.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
2 2 (16.67%) Teradata