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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM DB2
Rank 69 43 46
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Contract jobs citing DB2 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.54% 1.58% 0.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.51% 5.56% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate
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£185 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.14% +24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £145.00 £31.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+355.97% -17.93%
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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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
266 144 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.23% 28.40% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 82 51
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £39.75 £18.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.54% -5.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DB2 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

DB2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 November 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
South Wales -18 12 £185 -47.14%
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 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 Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) DataStage
2 2 (16.67%) SQLPlus
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
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%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Data 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