The table below looks at the statistics for DB2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM DB2
Rank 75 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs citing DB2 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.77% 0.83% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.57% 3.23% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
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£308 £185 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+116.66% +14.28%
DB2
UK

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
272 186 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.09% 25.83% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 129 108
Average daily rate £325 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% +95.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

DB2
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

DB2 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DB2
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

DB2 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DB2
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

DB2 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

DB2
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
South Wales -8 7 £308 +66.21% 4
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Data Management
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (71.43%) ETL
3 10 (71.43%) Toad
3 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
3 10 (71.43%) SQLPlus
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) AS400
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) RPG
5 2 (14.29%) COBOL
5 2 (14.29%) MS Project
5 2 (14.29%) MS Office
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OS/400
5 2 (14.29%) iSeries
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (71.43%) SQLPlus
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Toad
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Natural/Adabas Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Adabas Natural Developer
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Streams
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) AS400
1 2 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) AIX
1 2 (14.29%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Data Management
2 10 (71.43%) ETL
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) UML
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) RPG
2 2 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft