The table below looks at the statistics for Sybase IQ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sybase IQ over the 3 months to 30 January 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase IQ
Rank 564 545 498
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -47
Contract jobs citing Sybase IQ 19 8 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.017% 0.092%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 0.075% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 31
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£438 £425 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
10750 10606 10176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.07% 22.02% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7006 6472 6156
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 202 226
Average hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.69 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.85 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -8.33%

Sybase IQ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sybase IQ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Sybase IQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sybase IQ
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sybase IQ within the UK.

Sybase IQ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Sybase IQ
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sybase IQ within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Sybase IQ Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Sybase IQ
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sybase IQ within the UK.

Sybase IQ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Sybase IQ
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase IQ within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
England -4 19 £438 -20.45%
London +5 13 £550 -15.38%
City of London +13 2 £575 -

Sybase IQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sybase IQ 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 IQ.

1 23 (100.00%) Sybase
2 11 (47.83%) Sybase ASE
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) Banking
5 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
5 8 (34.78%) SAP Data Services
5 8 (34.78%) Business Objects
5 8 (34.78%) SAP
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (30.43%) UNIX
6 7 (30.43%) BODI
7 6 (26.09%) Maven
8 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) C++
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
10 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
10 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
10 3 (13.04%) Spring
10 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
10 3 (13.04%) QA
10 3 (13.04%) Java
11 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
11 2 (8.70%) JUnit
11 2 (8.70%) Web Services

Sybase IQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Sybase IQ 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 IQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Sybase ASE
2 8 (34.78%) SAP Data Services
2 8 (34.78%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (30.43%) BODI
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
5 1 (4.35%) DB2
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Maven
2 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (39.13%) Banking
2 8 (34.78%) Investment Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) DBA
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior SQL Developer
2 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Sybase DBA
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior C++ Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Environment Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
1 3 (13.04%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) JMS
2 2 (8.70%) Swing
2 2 (8.70%) WPF
2 2 (8.70%) Ext JS
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) TDD
3 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
3 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (4.35%) Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Sybase
2 8 (34.78%) Business Objects
2 8 (34.78%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle