The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase over the 3 months to 17 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 Scotland 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 73 26 104
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +78
Contract jobs citing Sybase 55 118 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.07% 5.08% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 4.92% 10.94% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 8
Average daily rate £380 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1117 1079 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.07% 46.41% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 513 535
Average daily rate £375 £353 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £457 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 63
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £9.92 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Sybase
UK

Sybase
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Sybase Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sybase
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Sybase Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Sybase
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sybase across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Sybase Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Sybase
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Sybase Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Sybase
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 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
Glasgow -15 40 £400 +6.66% 9
Sybase
UK

Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 51 (60.00%) SQL
2 43 (50.59%) Java
3 41 (48.24%) UNIX
4 40 (47.06%) Finance
5 39 (45.88%) Relational Database
6 33 (38.82%) Oracle
7 29 (34.12%) Shell Script
8 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
9 26 (30.59%) Perl
10 25 (29.41%) Linux
11 22 (25.88%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (24.71%) RDBMS
13 20 (23.53%) Spring
14 19 (22.35%) Banking
14 19 (22.35%) ETL
14 19 (22.35%) DB2
15 18 (21.18%) PL/SQL
16 16 (18.82%) JUnit
16 16 (18.82%) JMS
16 16 (18.82%) Migration
17 15 (17.65%) Front Office
18 13 (15.29%) OOD
18 13 (15.29%) OO
18 13 (15.29%) J2SE
18 13 (15.29%) Data Migration
19 12 (14.12%) Equity Derivative
20 11 (12.94%) Oracle OWB
20 11 (12.94%) J2EE
20 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database 11g
20 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) SAN
2 2 (2.35%) NAS
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.18%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (45.88%) Relational Database
2 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
3 21 (24.71%) RDBMS
4 19 (22.35%) DB2
5 11 (12.94%) Oracle OWB
5 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (12.94%) Oracle Database
6 7 (8.24%) Sybase IQ
7 4 (4.71%) KDB
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.35%) MS Access
10 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) JUnit
2 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.53%) Subversion
2 3 (3.53%) Maven
2 3 (3.53%) Ant
3 2 (2.35%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (2.35%) FlexUnit
3 2 (2.35%) Hudson
3 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.35%) JIRA
3 2 (2.35%) TestComplete
3 2 (2.35%) Build Forge
4 1 (1.18%) JBehave
4 1 (1.18%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.18%) Trac
General
1 40 (47.06%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Banking
3 15 (17.65%) Front Office
4 9 (10.59%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.71%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (70.59%) Developer
2 32 (37.65%) Java Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) SQL Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Data Migration Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Data Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Sybase Developer
6 6 (7.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.71%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.71%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.71%) ETL Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Portal Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Sybase Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) Spring
2 16 (18.82%) JMS
3 13 (15.29%) J2SE
4 11 (12.94%) J2EE
5 6 (7.06%) SOAP
5 6 (7.06%) XML
6 4 (4.71%) .NET
7 3 (3.53%) Web Services
7 3 (3.53%) WPF
8 2 (2.35%) Apache Flex
9 1 (1.18%) Murex Flex
9 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.18%) JNI
9 1 (1.18%) Java SE
9 1 (1.18%) Java EE
9 1 (1.18%) Servlets
9 1 (1.18%) XSLT
9 1 (1.18%) GWT
9 1 (1.18%) REST
9 1 (1.18%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Equity Derivative
2 9 (10.59%) Derivative
3 5 (5.88%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.53%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.53%) Equities
5 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.24%) UNIX
2 25 (29.41%) Linux
3 6 (7.06%) Windows
4 3 (3.53%) Solaris
5 1 (1.18%) AIX
5 1 (1.18%) SUSE
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (22.35%) ETL
3 16 (18.82%) Migration
4 13 (15.29%) OOD
4 13 (15.29%) OO
4 13 (15.29%) Data Migration
5 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.06%) System Testing
8 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.71%) Analytics
10 3 (3.53%) Database Tuning
10 3 (3.53%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.53%) TDD
10 3 (3.53%) ITIL
11 2 (2.35%) Data Management
11 2 (2.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) SQL
2 43 (50.59%) Java
3 29 (34.12%) Shell Script
4 26 (30.59%) Perl
5 18 (21.18%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.88%) C#
6 5 (5.88%) C++
6 5 (5.88%) VBA
7 4 (4.71%) Korn
8 2 (2.35%) Scala
8 2 (2.35%) VB
9 1 (1.18%) VC++
9 1 (1.18%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) SLA
3 2 (2.35%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) Reuters
2 5 (5.88%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.18%) Brocade
3 1 (1.18%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.18%) F5
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe
3 1 (1.18%) Murex
3 1 (1.18%) EMC
3 1 (1.18%) NetApp
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