The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 22 June 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.

IBM DB2
UK / Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 75
Contract jobs citing DB2 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - - 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £422 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.46% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% -22.22%  

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 Wales with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 146 139 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 23.47% 24.96% 30.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 91 193
Median daily rate £360 £376 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.31% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £18.77 £12.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.37% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

DB2
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

DB2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DB2 in Wales

DB2
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for DB2.

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

DB2
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban