The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 44 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sybase 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.90% - 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% - 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.25 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -84.81%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
204 114 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.13% 45.24% 48.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 40 106
Average daily rate £324 £310 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -26.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 10
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.47 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
Sybase
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Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Sybase
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) TDD
3 12 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
5 8 (53.33%) MVVM
6 7 (46.67%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
8 4 (26.67%) Scrum
8 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (20.00%) VB
9 3 (20.00%) WinForms
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (20.00%) VB6
10 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (6.67%) OO
10 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
10 1 (6.67%) OOD
10 1 (6.67%) Telerik
10 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.67%) Time Management

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) WPF Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) VB Developer
5 2 (13.33%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) WPF
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
4 3 (20.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) TDD
1 12 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) MVVM
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB6
4 3 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Telerik