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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM DB2
Rank 73 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 1.29% 0.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.53% 3.86% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Average daily rate £350 £255 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.25% -38.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +64.58%
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
188 233 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.88% 33.33% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 138 69
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -25.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 1 £350 +37.25% 1
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQLPlus
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) STL

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (33.33%) STL
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase