The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for DB2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DB2 over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 40 58 28
Rank change year-on-year +18 -30  
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.30% 0.48% 3.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.06% 1.79% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £350 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +37.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +168.57% -55.69%  

DB2 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 94 112 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 27.81% 26.86% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 70 67
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.63 £20.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.60% -5.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £17.10 £19.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.50 £22.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing DB2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for DB2 in Cardiff

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Cardiff

DB2
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DB2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for DB2.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban

DB2
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban