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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM DB2
UK / Wales
Rank 67 75 58
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17  
Contract jobs citing DB2 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.14% 0.29% 1.10%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.56% 1.15% 3.77%
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 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 179 174 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.39% 25.63% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 107 119
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 3
Median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% +8.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £17.45 £19.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £71.00 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DB2 in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DB2 in Wales

DB2
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DB2 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +15 1 - -
DB2
UK

DB2
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 Wales 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 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 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