The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 76 69 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -42
Contract jobs citing Sybase 51 55 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.72% 2.14% 5.78%
As % of the Vendors category 4.81% 5.48% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 42
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1060 1004 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.82% 39.10% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 474 501
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 -5 41 £375 - 6
Edinburgh 0 7 £475 +40.74%
Stirling -11 2 - -
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Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 67 (70.53%) Java
2 63 (66.32%) Finance
3 57 (60.00%) SQL
4 52 (54.74%) Banking
5 41 (43.16%) Spring
6 36 (37.89%) Relational Database
7 34 (35.79%) RDBMS
8 33 (34.74%) Investment Banking
9 31 (32.63%) UNIX
10 30 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
11 28 (29.47%) Oracle
11 28 (29.47%) Hibernate
12 27 (28.42%) SQL Server
12 27 (28.42%) OO
12 27 (28.42%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (27.37%) Linux
13 26 (27.37%) Front Office
14 25 (26.32%) OOD
15 23 (24.21%) DB2
15 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (23.16%) JUnit
16 22 (23.16%) JMS
16 22 (23.16%) J2SE
17 20 (21.05%) XML
17 20 (21.05%) SDLC
18 19 (20.00%) Perl
19 17 (17.89%) HTML
19 17 (17.89%) Wealth Management
20 16 (16.84%) Web Services
21 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 6 (6.32%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.05%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) CTI
1 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.89%) Relational Database
2 34 (35.79%) RDBMS
3 27 (28.42%) SQL Server
4 23 (24.21%) DB2
5 13 (13.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (11.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
8 5 (5.26%) Sybase IQ
9 4 (4.21%) Big Data
10 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (23.16%) JUnit
2 7 (7.37%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.21%) Subversion
4 2 (2.11%) NUnit
4 2 (2.11%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.11%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.05%) QUnit
5 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.05%) Build Forge
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.05%) TestComplete
General
1 63 (66.32%) Finance
2 52 (54.74%) Banking
3 33 (34.74%) Investment Banking
4 26 (27.37%) Front Office
5 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (85.26%) Developer
2 47 (49.47%) Java Developer
3 26 (27.37%) Senior Developer
4 23 (24.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (17.89%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.37%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Designer
8 5 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) Database Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.11%) C++ Developer
11 2 (2.11%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (2.11%) Technical Developer
11 2 (2.11%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (43.16%) Spring
2 28 (29.47%) Hibernate
3 22 (23.16%) J2SE
3 22 (23.16%) JMS
4 20 (21.05%) XML
5 17 (17.89%) HTML
6 16 (16.84%) Web Services
7 14 (14.74%) .NET
8 11 (11.58%) CSS
9 10 (10.53%) JSP
9 10 (10.53%) Servlets
9 10 (10.53%) DHTML
9 10 (10.53%) EJB
9 10 (10.53%) XSL
10 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET
11 7 (7.37%) Classic ASP
11 7 (7.37%) WCF
11 7 (7.37%) HTML5
12 6 (6.32%) NHibernate
13 5 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.79%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (10.53%) Fixed Income
4 5 (5.26%) Derivative
5 4 (4.21%) Equities
5 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.11%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.11%) iSeries
6 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.11%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.63%) UNIX
2 26 (27.37%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) Performance Tuning
2 27 (28.42%) OO
3 25 (26.32%) OOD
4 23 (24.21%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (21.05%) SDLC
6 17 (17.89%) Wealth Management
7 15 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 15 (15.79%) Database Tuning
8 14 (14.74%) Data Modelling
9 10 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 10 (10.53%) Investment Management
10 7 (7.37%) RAD
11 6 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.26%) System Testing
12 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.26%) Workflow
12 5 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (3.16%) Technical Analysis
13 3 (3.16%) TDD
13 3 (3.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 67 (70.53%) Java
2 57 (60.00%) SQL
3 19 (20.00%) Perl
4 14 (14.74%) C#
5 12 (12.63%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.58%) PL/SQL
7 10 (10.53%) VBA
8 9 (9.47%) T-SQL
9 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.21%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.21%) Scala
11 2 (2.11%) Python
11 2 (2.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.11%) CISA
1 2 (2.11%) QiCA
1 2 (2.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Control-M
2 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Oracle
2 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.05%) IBM