The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase over the 3 months to 18 April 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 North West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 119 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Sybase 17 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.042% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 0.091% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
- -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 -
Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1389 1096 1501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.78% 45.51% 49.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 500 681
Average daily rate £325 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 90 79
Average hourly rate £24.08 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.74% +8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.34 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Sybase
England

Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sybase
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sybase Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Sybase
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 9 - -
Lancashire - 8 £375 -
Manchester - - - - 5
Cheshire - - - -
Sybase
England

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (85.00%) C#
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
1 17 (85.00%) WPF
2 14 (70.00%) VB.NET
3 13 (65.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (45.00%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (30.00%) WinForms
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) MVVM
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (15.00%) HTML5
10 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
11 2 (10.00%) XAML
11 2 (10.00%) UNIX
11 2 (10.00%) OO
11 2 (10.00%) Informix
11 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
11 2 (10.00%) OOD
11 2 (10.00%) HTTP
11 2 (10.00%) WSDL
11 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
11 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Informix
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) DB2
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) WPF Developer
4 1 (5.00%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) .NET
1 17 (85.00%) WPF
2 6 (30.00%) WinForms
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.00%) WSDL
5 2 (10.00%) JAX-RPC
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) JDBC
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (10.00%) XSL
5 2 (10.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) TDD
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) MVVM
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) XAML
5 2 (10.00%) VB
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) VB6
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Telerik
2 1 (5.00%) Civica