The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sybase, Inc.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 119 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Sybase 68 98 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 1.68% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 3.94% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 83 63
Average daily rate
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£525 £600 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2178 2486 2473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.72% 42.58% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1703 1728
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 64
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £32.09 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sybase across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sybase across the City of London region.

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sybase
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sybase across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Sybase Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Sybase
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sybase across the City of London region.

Sybase Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sybase 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 Sybase.

1 89 (52.98%) SQL
2 87 (51.79%) Java
3 77 (45.83%) Oracle
4 75 (44.64%) Finance
5 68 (40.48%) Banking
6 54 (32.14%) UNIX
7 48 (28.57%) Linux
8 46 (27.38%) SQL Server
9 41 (24.40%) Investment Banking
10 37 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (20.83%) .NET
12 33 (19.64%) Front Office
13 32 (19.05%) Multithreading
14 29 (17.26%) Spring
14 29 (17.26%) C++
15 28 (16.67%) TDD
16 27 (16.07%) Fixed Income
17 26 (15.48%) Windows
18 24 (14.29%) C#
18 24 (14.29%) Migration
19 22 (13.10%) Derivative
19 22 (13.10%) Shell Script
20 19 (11.31%) TIBCO
20 19 (11.31%) VB
20 19 (11.31%) Analytics
20 19 (11.31%) Relational Database
21 18 (10.71%) Microsoft
22 16 (9.52%) OO
22 16 (9.52%) Data Modelling
23 15 (8.93%) DB2

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sybase 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 Sybase. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
1 6 (3.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.79%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (1.19%) Confluence
3 2 (1.19%) JBoss
3 2 (1.19%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.19%) FileNet
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.60%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.95%) CODA-Financials
2 4 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.79%) ION MarketView
4 2 (1.19%) RMDS
5 1 (0.60%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.60%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.38%) NAS
1 4 (2.38%) Internet
1 4 (2.38%) SAN
2 3 (1.79%) DNS
2 3 (1.79%) Intranet
3 2 (1.19%) LDAP
4 1 (0.60%) Firewall
4 1 (0.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) WAN
4 1 (0.60%) Multicast
4 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.60%) FCoE
4 1 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.31%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.93%) DB2
4 10 (5.95%) BusinessObjects XI
5 8 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (4.76%) RDBMS
6 7 (4.17%) KDB
6 7 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.79%) Sybase ASE
10 3 (1.79%) MySQL
10 3 (1.79%) MS Access
10 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.79%) Big Data
11 2 (1.19%) SAP HANA
11 2 (1.19%) HBase
11 2 (1.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (5.95%) JUnit
2 9 (5.36%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (4.17%) Mockito
4 6 (3.57%) Selenium
5 5 (2.98%) Subversion
5 5 (2.98%) JIRA
6 4 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.79%) Maven
7 3 (1.79%) Ant
8 2 (1.19%) MSI
8 2 (1.19%) NUnit
9 1 (0.60%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.60%) Toad
9 1 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.60%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.60%) ProC
9 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.60%) jMock
9 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (44.64%) Finance
2 68 (40.48%) Banking
3 41 (24.40%) Investment Banking
4 33 (19.64%) Front Office
5 7 (4.17%) Back Office
6 3 (1.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 86 (51.19%) Developer
2 52 (30.95%) Java Developer
3 37 (22.02%) Analyst
4 17 (10.12%) Architect
5 16 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 16 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (5.95%) C# Developer
8 9 (5.36%) Financial Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) Sybase Developer
9 8 (4.76%) C++ Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (4.17%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.17%) Tester
10 7 (4.17%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) Data Architect
11 6 (3.57%) QA Tester
11 6 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) QA Analyst
12 4 (2.38%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.83%) .NET
2 29 (17.26%) Spring
3 12 (7.14%) HTML
4 8 (4.76%) XML
4 8 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 7 (4.17%) Middleware
5 7 (4.17%) MSMQ
6 6 (3.57%) RESTful
6 6 (3.57%) WPF
6 6 (3.57%) JMS
7 5 (2.98%) Rendezvous
7 5 (2.98%) Apache Flex
7 5 (2.98%) HTML5
8 4 (2.38%) CSS
8 4 (2.38%) WinForms
8 4 (2.38%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.79%) J2EE
9 3 (1.79%) XSD
9 3 (1.79%) STL
10 2 (1.19%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.07%) Fixed Income
2 22 (13.10%) Derivative
3 12 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.76%) Grid Computing
5 7 (4.17%) Equities
6 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.98%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.38%) Kindle
8 4 (2.38%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.79%) Replication
9 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.79%) iPad
10 2 (1.19%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.60%) User Experience
11 1 (0.60%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.14%) UNIX
2 48 (28.57%) Linux
3 26 (15.48%) Windows
4 12 (7.14%) Solaris
5 9 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Debian
8 1 (0.60%) Android
8 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.05%) Multithreading
3 28 (16.67%) TDD
4 24 (14.29%) Migration
5 19 (11.31%) Analytics
6 16 (9.52%) OO
6 16 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 14 (8.33%) ITIL
7 14 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 12 (7.14%) Low Latency
9 9 (5.36%) Automated Testing
10 7 (4.17%) Test Automation
10 7 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (3.57%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.57%) Project Management
11 6 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (2.98%) Data Management
12 5 (2.98%) Change Management
12 5 (2.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 89 (52.98%) SQL
2 87 (51.79%) Java
3 29 (17.26%) C++
4 24 (14.29%) C#
5 22 (13.10%) Shell Script
6 19 (11.31%) VB
7 13 (7.74%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.74%) Perl
8 11 (6.55%) PL/SQL
9 10 (5.95%) VB6
10 8 (4.76%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.98%) Korn
11 5 (2.98%) Python
12 4 (2.38%) VBA
13 3 (1.79%) C
13 3 (1.79%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.19%) ABAP
15 1 (0.60%) Ruby
15 1 (0.60%) Tcl
15 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.57%) Degree
1 6 (3.57%) ISEB
1 6 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.60%) PhD
2 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.60%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.36%) QA
2 5 (2.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.60%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (2.38%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.60%) Xen
2 1 (0.60%) NFS
2 1 (0.60%) KVM
2 1 (0.60%) SRDF
2 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.60%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) Control-M
2 4 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.19%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.60%) Ambari
4 1 (0.60%) Oozie
Vendors
1 77 (45.83%) Oracle
2 19 (11.31%) TIBCO
3 18 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.74%) Business Objects
5 10 (5.95%) CODA
5 10 (5.95%) ION Trading
6 7 (4.17%) IBM
6 7 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.98%) DataSynapse
7 5 (2.98%) Murex
8 4 (2.38%) SAP
8 4 (2.38%) Remedy
8 4 (2.38%) BMC
8 4 (2.38%) Informatica
8 4 (2.38%) VMware
9 3 (1.79%) Adobe
9 3 (1.79%) HP
9 3 (1.79%) Apple
10 2 (1.19%) Sun
10 2 (1.19%) Citrix
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