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 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 86 30 84
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +54
Contract jobs citing Sybase 42 105 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 4.27% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 3.36% 10.63% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 11
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £303 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £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 - £90.00 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1249 988 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.35% 40.20% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 452 432
Average daily rate £350 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 61
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.20 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Sybase
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -28 32 £413 +4.76% 7
Edinburgh -20 5 £324 -28.05% 1
Stirling -2 4 - -
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Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 55 (53.92%) Java
2 54 (52.94%) SQL
3 49 (48.04%) Finance
4 43 (42.16%) UNIX
5 42 (41.18%) Relational Database
6 35 (34.31%) Oracle
7 31 (30.39%) Performance Tuning
8 29 (28.43%) Perl
9 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
9 28 (27.45%) Linux
10 27 (26.47%) DB2
10 27 (26.47%) RDBMS
11 25 (24.51%) Banking
11 25 (24.51%) Spring
12 23 (22.55%) OO
13 18 (17.65%) OOD
13 18 (17.65%) Front Office
14 16 (15.69%) JMS
14 16 (15.69%) Shell Script
14 16 (15.69%) XML
14 16 (15.69%) JUnit
15 15 (14.71%) PL/SQL
16 14 (13.73%) ETL
17 13 (12.75%) J2SE
17 13 (12.75%) Equity Derivative
18 12 (11.76%) Business Analysis
18 12 (11.76%) J2EE
18 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (10.78%) C#
19 11 (10.78%) Data Modelling

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (1.96%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.96%) IIS
1 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.98%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.98%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Murex MxG2000
1 1 (0.98%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 28 (27.45%) SQL Server
3 27 (26.47%) DB2
3 27 (26.47%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.90%) Oracle OWB
6 5 (4.90%) Sybase IQ
7 4 (3.92%) KDB
8 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.98%) Ingres
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (15.69%) JUnit
2 6 (5.88%) Subversion
3 4 (3.92%) JIRA
4 3 (2.94%) Maven
4 3 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.94%) Ant
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (1.96%) TestComplete
5 2 (1.96%) Build Forge
5 2 (1.96%) FlexUnit
5 2 (1.96%) Hudson
5 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.98%) Trac
6 1 (0.98%) JBehave
6 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.98%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
General
1 49 (48.04%) Finance
2 25 (24.51%) Banking
3 18 (17.65%) Front Office
4 9 (8.82%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (80.39%) Developer
2 36 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.69%) Analyst
4 14 (13.73%) SQL Developer
5 7 (6.86%) Sybase Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (5.88%) ETL Developer
7 5 (4.90%) C++ Developer
7 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.90%) DB2 Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) C# Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.51%) Spring
2 16 (15.69%) XML
2 16 (15.69%) JMS
3 13 (12.75%) J2SE
4 12 (11.76%) J2EE
5 10 (9.80%) Hibernate
6 9 (8.82%) .NET
6 9 (8.82%) Web Services
7 7 (6.86%) HTML
7 7 (6.86%) Servlets
8 6 (5.88%) SOAP
8 6 (5.88%) EJB
8 6 (5.88%) CSS
8 6 (5.88%) JSP
8 6 (5.88%) DHTML
8 6 (5.88%) XSL
9 5 (4.90%) WPF
10 4 (3.92%) XSLT
11 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET
12 2 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Equity Derivative
2 9 (8.82%) Derivative
3 6 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.94%) Equities
5 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Market Risk
5 3 (2.94%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Physics
7 1 (0.98%) Replication
7 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (42.16%) UNIX
2 28 (27.45%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Performance Tuning
2 23 (22.55%) OO
3 18 (17.65%) OOD
4 14 (13.73%) ETL
5 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 11 (10.78%) Data Modelling
7 10 (9.80%) Migration
8 9 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.86%) Database Tuning
9 7 (6.86%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (5.88%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.90%) Wealth Management
11 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.90%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.90%) System Testing
12 4 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.92%) TDD
12 4 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (53.92%) Java
2 54 (52.94%) SQL
3 29 (28.43%) Perl
4 16 (15.69%) Shell Script
5 15 (14.71%) PL/SQL
6 11 (10.78%) C#
7 7 (6.86%) VBA
8 6 (5.88%) C++
9 5 (4.90%) Python
10 4 (3.92%) Korn
11 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.98%) Clojure
12 1 (0.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (34.31%) Oracle
2 8 (7.84%) Bloomberg
3 5 (4.90%) Reuters
4 4 (3.92%) Informatica
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe
6 1 (0.98%) Murex
6 1 (0.98%) IBM
6 1 (0.98%) Kofax
Glasgow
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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