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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 111 105 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Sybase 77 97 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.55% 1.62% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.54% 3.77% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 79 77
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £675
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 - - -
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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
2177 2575 2477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.91% 43.06% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1609 1820 1776
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 60 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £30.83 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 94 (53.71%) Java
2 90 (51.43%) SQL
3 83 (47.43%) Oracle
4 75 (42.86%) Finance
5 68 (38.86%) UNIX
6 66 (37.71%) Banking
7 58 (33.14%) Linux
8 42 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 39 (22.29%) Front Office
10 36 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (20.57%) Investment Banking
11 35 (20.00%) Multithreading
12 32 (18.29%) .NET
12 32 (18.29%) Windows
13 31 (17.71%) C#
13 31 (17.71%) Spring
14 30 (17.14%) Fixed Income
14 30 (17.14%) C++
15 29 (16.57%) TDD
16 25 (14.29%) Relational Database
17 22 (12.57%) Shell Script
18 21 (12.00%) Derivative
18 21 (12.00%) Migration
19 19 (10.86%) TIBCO
19 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
19 19 (10.86%) VB
20 18 (10.29%) OO
20 18 (10.29%) Data Modelling
21 17 (9.71%) DB2
22 16 (9.14%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.43%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (2.29%) JBoss
4 3 (1.71%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (1.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.71%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.14%) Apache
5 2 (1.14%) FileNet
5 2 (1.14%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.57%) AquaLogic Service Bus
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.71%) CODA-Financials
2 4 (2.29%) ION MarketView
2 4 (2.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.71%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (1.14%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.14%) RMDS
4 2 (1.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.57%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.57%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.86%) SaaS
1 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.86%) Internet
2 4 (2.29%) SAN
2 4 (2.29%) Intranet
2 4 (2.29%) NAS
3 3 (1.71%) DNS
4 2 (1.14%) LDAP
5 1 (0.57%) Multicast
5 1 (0.57%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.57%) FCoE
5 1 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.57%) LAN
5 1 (0.57%) WAN
5 1 (0.57%) HTTP
5 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.71%) DB2
4 10 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.71%) BusinessObjects XI
5 9 (5.14%) Sybase ASE
6 8 (4.57%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (4.00%) KDB
7 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.29%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.29%) Big Data
9 4 (2.29%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.71%) Sybase IQ
10 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (6.29%) JUnit
2 7 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 7 (4.00%) Mockito
3 6 (3.43%) Eclipse
3 6 (3.43%) Subversion
4 5 (2.86%) Maven
5 4 (2.29%) Ant
5 4 (2.29%) JIRA
6 3 (1.71%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.14%) MSI
7 2 (1.14%) NUnit
7 2 (1.14%) Hudson
7 2 (1.14%) jMock
7 2 (1.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.57%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.57%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 75 (42.86%) Finance
2 66 (37.71%) Banking
3 39 (22.29%) Front Office
4 36 (20.57%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.43%) Back Office
6 3 (1.71%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 95 (54.29%) Developer
2 55 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 30 (17.14%) Analyst
4 18 (10.29%) Architect
5 16 (9.14%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.14%) Support Analyst
6 14 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (6.86%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.71%) Sybase Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (4.57%) DBA
10 8 (4.57%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (4.57%) Applications Support
11 7 (4.00%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.43%) Data Architect
12 6 (3.43%) Sybase DBA
12 6 (3.43%) C++ Developer
13 4 (2.29%) Java Analyst Programmer
13 4 (2.29%) SQL DBA
13 4 (2.29%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.29%) .NET
2 31 (17.71%) Spring
3 13 (7.43%) XML
4 12 (6.86%) HTML
4 12 (6.86%) Hibernate
5 9 (5.14%) JMS
6 8 (4.57%) WPF
7 7 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (4.00%) RESTful
7 7 (4.00%) Middleware
8 5 (2.86%) Apache Flex
8 5 (2.86%) WinForms
8 5 (2.86%) Rendezvous
8 5 (2.86%) CSS
9 4 (2.29%) J2EE
9 4 (2.29%) XSD
9 4 (2.29%) XSLT
9 4 (2.29%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.29%) Java EE
9 4 (2.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.14%) Fixed Income
2 21 (12.00%) Derivative
3 13 (7.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (6.29%) Equities
5 10 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.00%) Replication
6 7 (4.00%) Grid Computing
7 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.86%) SWIFT
9 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.29%) Kindle
9 4 (2.29%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.71%) iPad
10 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 68 (38.86%) UNIX
2 58 (33.14%) Linux
3 32 (18.29%) Windows
4 15 (8.57%) Solaris
5 12 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.57%) Android
8 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 29 (16.57%) TDD
4 21 (12.00%) Migration
5 18 (10.29%) OO
5 18 (10.29%) Data Modelling
6 15 (8.57%) Analytics
7 14 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (6.29%) Low Latency
9 10 (5.71%) Data Migration
10 9 (5.14%) ITIL
11 7 (4.00%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.43%) Project Management
12 6 (3.43%) Data Management
12 6 (3.43%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.43%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (3.43%) Investment Management
13 5 (2.86%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 94 (53.71%) Java
2 90 (51.43%) SQL
3 31 (17.71%) C#
4 30 (17.14%) C++
5 22 (12.57%) Shell Script
6 19 (10.86%) VB
7 16 (9.14%) Perl
8 13 (7.43%) T-SQL
9 11 (6.29%) PL/SQL
10 10 (5.71%) VB6
11 9 (5.14%) JavaScript
12 8 (4.57%) VBA
13 5 (2.86%) Python
14 4 (2.29%) Korn
15 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.71%) C
16 1 (0.57%) Lua
16 1 (0.57%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.57%) Scala
16 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (4.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.14%) ISEB
2 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) QA
1 5 (2.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.29%) Platform Symphony
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.57%) KVM
4 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.57%) SRDF
4 1 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.57%) Xen
4 1 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) BMC PATROL
1 4 (2.29%) Control-M
2 1 (0.57%) Ambari
2 1 (0.57%) Oozie
2 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (47.43%) Oracle
2 19 (10.86%) TIBCO
2 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.00%) Business Objects
4 11 (6.29%) ION Trading
4 11 (6.29%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.71%) CODA
6 7 (4.00%) IBM
6 7 (4.00%) Murex
7 5 (2.86%) VMware
7 5 (2.86%) DataSynapse
7 5 (2.86%) Adobe
8 4 (2.29%) Sun
8 4 (2.29%) BMC
8 4 (2.29%) Informatica
8 4 (2.29%) Bloomberg
8 4 (2.29%) Remedy
9 3 (1.71%) HP
9 3 (1.71%) Apple
9 3 (1.71%) Citrix
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