The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase over the 3 months to 31 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 Merseyside 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 27 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Sybase 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.92% 1.28% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.98% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
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 - £90.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
101 90 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 46.33% 38.30% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 42
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Sybase
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Sybase Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (81.82%) C#
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) WPF
2 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 5 (45.45%) WinForms
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) MVVM
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) VB6
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) OOD
6 2 (18.18%) ERwin

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) OLAP
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) ERwin
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DB2 DBA
3 2 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) VB Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DB2 Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) WPF
2 5 (45.45%) WinForms
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) MVVM
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) DNA
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) XAML
4 2 (18.18%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Perforce
1 1 (9.09%) Telerik