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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase
Rank 94 28 86
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +58
Contract jobs citing Sybase 37 120 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.37% 4.85% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 11.65% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £378
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 - £10.25 £67.50
% change year-on-year
- -84.81%
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1187 1030 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.85% 41.65% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 464 431
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 59
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 22 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 22 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 -29 30 £375 -6.25% 8
Stirling -7 3 - -
Edinburgh -24 3 £338 -25.00% 2
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Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 52 (53.61%) SQL
2 51 (52.58%) Java
3 46 (47.42%) Finance
4 40 (41.24%) UNIX
4 40 (41.24%) Relational Database
5 33 (34.02%) Oracle
6 28 (28.87%) Perl
6 28 (28.87%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
7 27 (27.84%) Linux
8 26 (26.80%) DB2
9 25 (25.77%) RDBMS
10 24 (24.74%) Banking
11 22 (22.68%) Spring
11 22 (22.68%) OO
12 17 (17.53%) OOD
12 17 (17.53%) Front Office
13 16 (16.49%) Shell Script
14 15 (15.46%) JMS
14 15 (15.46%) XML
14 15 (15.46%) JUnit
15 14 (14.43%) PL/SQL
15 14 (14.43%) ETL
16 12 (12.37%) J2SE
16 12 (12.37%) Business Analysis
17 11 (11.34%) J2EE
17 11 (11.34%) Equity Derivative
18 10 (10.31%) C#
18 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
18 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (2.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Murex MxG2000
1 1 (1.03%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (41.24%) Relational Database
2 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
3 26 (26.80%) DB2
4 25 (25.77%) RDBMS
5 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.15%) Sybase IQ
7 5 (5.15%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.12%) KDB
9 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.03%) MySQL
11 1 (1.03%) Ingres
11 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) JUnit
2 5 (5.15%) Subversion
3 3 (3.09%) Ant
3 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.09%) Maven
3 3 (3.09%) JIRA
4 2 (2.06%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.06%) Hudson
4 2 (2.06%) Build Forge
4 2 (2.06%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.06%) FlexUnit
5 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.03%) JBehave
5 1 (1.03%) Trac
General
1 46 (47.42%) Finance
2 24 (24.74%) Banking
3 17 (17.53%) Front Office
4 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (79.38%) Developer
2 34 (35.05%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Analyst
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Sybase Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Analyst Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Database Developer
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (6.19%) ETL Developer
7 5 (5.15%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.15%) DB2 Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.12%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.09%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.68%) Spring
2 15 (15.46%) JMS
2 15 (15.46%) XML
3 12 (12.37%) J2SE
4 11 (11.34%) J2EE
5 9 (9.28%) .NET
6 8 (8.25%) Web Services
7 7 (7.22%) Hibernate
8 6 (6.19%) Servlets
8 6 (6.19%) SOAP
8 6 (6.19%) HTML
9 5 (5.15%) DHTML
9 5 (5.15%) EJB
9 5 (5.15%) CSS
9 5 (5.15%) JSP
9 5 (5.15%) XSL
9 5 (5.15%) WPF
10 4 (4.12%) XSLT
11 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Equity Derivative
2 9 (9.28%) Derivative
3 6 (6.19%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.12%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.09%) Equities
5 3 (3.09%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.09%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.03%) Physics
6 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 40 (41.24%) UNIX
2 27 (27.84%) Linux
3 5 (5.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (22.68%) OO
3 17 (17.53%) OOD
4 14 (14.43%) ETL
5 12 (12.37%) Business Analysis
6 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
6 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.31%) Migration
7 9 (9.28%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.22%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.19%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (6.19%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.15%) System Testing
10 5 (5.15%) Wealth Management
10 5 (5.15%) Database Tuning
11 4 (4.12%) Analytics
11 4 (4.12%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.12%) TDD
11 4 (4.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (53.61%) SQL
2 51 (52.58%) Java
3 28 (28.87%) Perl
4 16 (16.49%) Shell Script
5 14 (14.43%) PL/SQL
6 10 (10.31%) C#
7 6 (6.19%) C++
7 6 (6.19%) VBA
8 5 (5.15%) Python
9 4 (4.12%) Korn
10 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.03%) VC++
12 1 (1.03%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (3.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (34.02%) Oracle
2 8 (8.25%) Bloomberg
3 5 (5.15%) Reuters
4 4 (4.12%) Informatica
5 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.03%) IBM
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe
6 1 (1.03%) Murex
6 1 (1.03%) Kofax
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