Period
to 23 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sybase products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sybase over the 6 months to 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Sybase
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 150 171
Rank change year-on-year -61 +21 -42
Contract jobs citing Sybase 41 107 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 1.50% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 3.92% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 94 46
City of London median daily rate £625 £588 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +23.62% -9.48%
10th Percentile £377 £463 £363
90th Percentile £650 £838 £641
Central London median daily rate £625 £578 £450
% change year-on-year +8.23% +28.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Sybase is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,589 2,727 2,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.91% 38.25% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,905 2,084 1,996
City of London median daily rate £475 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +7.33% +4.65%
10th Percentile £225 £278 £294
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 43
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +2.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.16 £12.25
90th Percentile £27.25 £30.80 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.73
% change year-on-year -1.58% +1.47% +4.03%

Sybase
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Sybase as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Sybase in the City of London

Sybase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sybase in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sybase in the City of London

Sybase
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sybase in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sybase in the City of London

Sybase
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sybase in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Sybase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Sybase.

1 33 (80.49%) Java
2 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
3 27 (65.85%) Unix
3 27 (65.85%) Linux
4 24 (58.54%) OO
4 24 (58.54%) Relational Database
5 22 (53.66%) Oracle
6 21 (51.22%) Front Office
7 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (48.78%) TDD
7 20 (48.78%) BDD
8 18 (43.90%) Banking
8 18 (43.90%) UML
9 17 (41.46%) Subversion
9 17 (41.46%) Finance
9 17 (41.46%) Maven
10 16 (39.02%) jMock
10 16 (39.02%) SDLC
10 16 (39.02%) JUnit
11 14 (34.15%) JMS
11 14 (34.15%) Middleware
11 14 (34.15%) Spring
12 13 (31.71%) FishEye
12 13 (31.71%) JIRA
12 13 (31.71%) Atlassian
12 13 (31.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (31.71%) Confluence
12 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
13 12 (29.27%) MySQL
13 12 (29.27%) SQL

Sybase
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (31.71%) Confluence
2 11 (26.83%) Apache
2 11 (26.83%) JBoss
3 10 (24.39%) Apache Spark
4 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.32%) Mule
6 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) ION MarketView
2 1 (2.44%) Actimize
2 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.44%) Kondor
2 1 (2.44%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) G Suite
2 1 (2.44%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) AMQP
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.44%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (58.54%) Relational Database
3 12 (29.27%) MySQL
4 10 (24.39%) Apache Kudu
4 10 (24.39%) Hadoop
4 10 (24.39%) Impala
5 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
6 4 (9.76%) DB2
7 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.32%) KDB
7 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
7 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.88%) Kdb+
8 2 (4.88%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (2.44%) Hazelcast
9 1 (2.44%) Informix
9 1 (2.44%) MS Access
9 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Maven
1 17 (41.46%) Subversion
2 16 (39.02%) jMock
2 16 (39.02%) JUnit
3 13 (31.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (31.71%) FishEye
3 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
3 13 (31.71%) JIRA
4 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.76%) Hudson
6 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.88%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (51.22%) Front Office
2 18 (43.90%) Banking
3 17 (41.46%) Finance
4 11 (26.83%) Investment Banking
5 4 (9.76%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Billing
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 28 (68.29%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Apache Spark Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Integration Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Java Middleware Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.88%) DBA
7 2 (4.88%) KDB Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Machine Learning Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Pega Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Unix Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Unix Support
7 2 (4.88%) Unix Support Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) JMS
1 14 (34.15%) Middleware
1 14 (34.15%) Spring
2 10 (24.39%) Java EE
3 7 (17.07%) XML
4 6 (14.63%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (14.63%) Hibernate
4 6 (14.63%) JTA
4 6 (14.63%) JTS
4 6 (14.63%) REST
4 6 (14.63%) Web Services
5 4 (9.76%) Apache Camel
5 4 (9.76%) HTML
5 4 (9.76%) XSLT
6 3 (7.32%) JAXB
6 3 (7.32%) MSMQ
6 3 (7.32%) Murex MxML
6 3 (7.32%) WCF
7 2 (4.88%) NumPy
7 2 (4.88%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Fixed Income
2 6 (14.63%) Equities
3 3 (7.32%) Derivative
3 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
3 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.88%) iPad
4 2 (4.88%) iPhone
4 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
5 1 (2.44%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Linux
1 27 (65.85%) Unix
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) OO
2 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) BDD
2 20 (48.78%) TDD
3 18 (43.90%) UML
4 16 (39.02%) SDLC
5 11 (26.83%) Change Control
5 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
6 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (24.39%) Dimensional Modelling
6 10 (24.39%) Domain Models
6 10 (24.39%) Logical Data Model
6 10 (24.39%) Physical Data Model
6 10 (24.39%) Visualisation
7 7 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Electronic Trading
9 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
9 3 (7.32%) Data Management
9 3 (7.32%) ETL
9 3 (7.32%) Reference Data Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) Java
2 12 (29.27%) Java 8
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.20%) Python
5 4 (9.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.88%) VBA
7 1 (2.44%) AWK
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) HDFS
2 4 (9.76%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) Opsview
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.76%) TIBCO
4 3 (7.32%) Bloomberg
4 3 (7.32%) ION Trading
4 3 (7.32%) Murex
5 2 (4.88%) Apple
5 2 (4.88%) Informatica
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.88%) Pega
5 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.44%) Charles River
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) FactSet
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) IDERA
6 1 (2.44%) Misys
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Reuters
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec