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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase
Rank 94 76 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -31
Contract jobs citing Sybase 44 51 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.33% 1.85% 3.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.72% 4.25% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £389 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £90.00
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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
1182 1201 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.86% 43.53% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 593 472
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £203 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 28 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.69 £46.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +6 40 £375 -11.76% 1
Edinburgh -14 4 £419 +35.08% 1
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Sybase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 77 (77.78%) SQL
2 70 (70.71%) Finance
3 69 (69.70%) Java
4 46 (46.46%) UNIX
5 42 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
6 41 (41.41%) Banking
7 40 (40.40%) Relational Database
8 36 (36.36%) Spring
8 36 (36.36%) RDBMS
9 31 (31.31%) Linux
10 27 (27.27%) OO
10 27 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
11 26 (26.26%) SDLC
11 26 (26.26%) DB2
12 25 (25.25%) OOD
12 25 (25.25%) Investment Banking
13 22 (22.22%) JMS
13 22 (22.22%) J2SE
13 22 (22.22%) JUnit
13 22 (22.22%) Oracle
13 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (21.21%) Hibernate
15 20 (20.20%) Front Office
15 20 (20.20%) XML
15 20 (20.20%) Perl
15 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
15 20 (20.20%) Equity Derivative
16 18 (18.18%) Shell Script
17 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
18 15 (15.15%) Wealth Management

Sybase
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) SAN
1 1 (1.01%) CTI
1 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (40.40%) Relational Database
2 36 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 26 (26.26%) DB2
4 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
5 13 (13.13%) Sybase ASE
6 12 (12.12%) Sybase IQ
7 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (5.05%) Big Data
10 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.01%) KDB
11 1 (1.01%) MarkLogic
11 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
11 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (22.22%) JUnit
2 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.03%) HP UFT
2 3 (3.03%) NUnit
3 2 (2.02%) CruiseControl
3 2 (2.02%) Subversion
3 2 (2.02%) Toad
3 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.02%) MSBuild
3 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.01%) QUnit
4 1 (1.01%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.01%) Fiddler
General
1 70 (70.71%) Finance
2 41 (41.41%) Banking
3 25 (25.25%) Investment Banking
4 20 (20.20%) Front Office
5 5 (5.05%) Legal
6 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (76.77%) Developer
2 46 (46.46%) Java Developer
3 22 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 17 (17.17%) Senior Developer
5 16 (16.16%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (10.10%) Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Technical Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Lead Java Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Technical Leader
7 8 (8.08%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) DBA
10 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Sybase Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Solutions Designer
11 3 (3.03%) Sybase DBA
11 3 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (36.36%) Spring
2 22 (22.22%) J2SE
2 22 (22.22%) JMS
3 21 (21.21%) Hibernate
4 20 (20.20%) XML
5 13 (13.13%) Web Services
6 12 (12.12%) .NET
7 10 (10.10%) J2EE
7 10 (10.10%) HTML
7 10 (10.10%) CSS
8 9 (9.09%) JSP
8 9 (9.09%) Servlets
8 9 (9.09%) DHTML
8 9 (9.09%) EJB
8 9 (9.09%) XSL
9 4 (4.04%) Middleware
9 4 (4.04%) WPF
10 3 (3.03%) RESTful
10 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (42.42%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (20.20%) Equity Derivative
3 14 (14.14%) Derivative
4 7 (7.07%) Fixed Income
5 6 (6.06%) Market Risk
6 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.05%) Replication
7 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.02%) Equities
8 2 (2.02%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (2.02%) iSeries
9 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.01%) Grid Computing
9 1 (1.01%) Clustering
9 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 46 (46.46%) UNIX
2 31 (31.31%) Linux
3 3 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.27%) OO
1 27 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 26 (26.26%) SDLC
3 25 (25.25%) OOD
4 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.20%) Software Engineering
6 15 (15.15%) Wealth Management
7 14 (14.14%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.10%) System Testing
9 8 (8.08%) Database Tuning
10 7 (7.07%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (5.05%) Investment Management
11 5 (5.05%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.05%) TDD
12 4 (4.04%) ETL
12 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (3.03%) Data Mapping
13 3 (3.03%) Time Management
13 3 (3.03%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 77 (77.78%) SQL
2 69 (69.70%) Java
3 20 (20.20%) Perl
4 18 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 13 (13.13%) T-SQL
5 13 (13.13%) C#
6 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.10%) PL/SQL
7 10 (10.10%) VBA
8 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.05%) Scala
8 5 (5.05%) C++
9 3 (3.03%) Python
10 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.02%) CISA
1 2 (2.02%) QiCA
1 2 (2.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) ISEB
2 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Oracle
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.04%) Informatica
4 2 (2.02%) Murex
5 1 (1.01%) SAP
5 1 (1.01%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Veritas
5 1 (1.01%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.01%) Perforce
5 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.01%) Teradata
5 1 (1.01%) Netezza
5 1 (1.01%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.01%) Vertica
5 1 (1.01%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.01%) MapR