Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 171 176
Rank change year-on-year -42 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing Sybase 42 76 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 1.11% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 2.84% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 64 42
City of London median daily rate £600 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £444 £438 £413
90th Percentile £788 £651 £800
Central London median daily rate £575 £550 £475
% change year-on-year +4.55% +15.79% -9.52%
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 2,635 2,672 2,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.70% 39.14% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,950 1,978 2,158
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £275 £270
90th Percentile £663 £660 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 49 33
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +9.67%
10th Percentile £13.23 £12.32 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.90 £34.75
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018, 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 28 (66.67%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) Finance
3 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (50.00%) Linux
4 20 (47.62%) OO
5 19 (45.24%) Relational Database
6 17 (40.48%) Unix
7 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (38.10%) Front Office
8 15 (35.71%) TDD
8 15 (35.71%) MySQL
8 15 (35.71%) JMS
9 14 (33.33%) Banking
9 14 (33.33%) Fixed Income
10 13 (30.95%) Middleware
11 11 (26.19%) Spring
11 11 (26.19%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (26.19%) SDLC
12 10 (23.81%) BDD
12 10 (23.81%) Java EE
12 10 (23.81%) SQL
12 10 (23.81%) HTML
12 10 (23.81%) UML
13 9 (21.43%) JBoss
13 9 (21.43%) Oracle
13 9 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (21.43%) Advertising
14 8 (19.05%) ION Trading
14 8 (19.05%) Maven
14 8 (19.05%) ION MarketView

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 9 (21.43%) JBoss
2 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 5 (11.90%) Apache Spark
4 4 (9.52%) Apache
5 3 (7.14%) Confluence
6 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
6 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.38%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) ION MarketView
2 5 (11.90%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (2.38%) Kondor
3 1 (2.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.38%) Fastly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (45.24%) Relational Database
3 15 (35.71%) MySQL
4 7 (16.67%) DB2
4 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 5 (11.90%) KDB
6 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
7 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
7 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (4.76%) Apache Kudu
8 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.76%) HBase
8 2 (4.76%) Impala
8 2 (4.76%) Kdb+
8 2 (4.76%) OLAP
8 2 (4.76%) Riak
8 2 (4.76%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (2.38%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (2.38%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Maven
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (7.14%) FishEye
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) JIRA
4 3 (7.14%) jMock
4 3 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) Robot Framework
5 2 (4.76%) webpack
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) Grunt
6 1 (2.38%) gulp
6 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 24 (57.14%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Front Office
3 14 (33.33%) Banking
4 9 (21.43%) Advertising
5 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.76%) Back Office
6 2 (4.76%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (78.57%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) DBA
6 2 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Integration Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.76%) KDB Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Messaging Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Pega Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) JMS
2 13 (30.95%) Middleware
3 11 (26.19%) Spring
4 10 (23.81%) HTML
4 10 (23.81%) Java EE
5 9 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (16.67%) Web Services
7 6 (14.29%) JTA
7 6 (14.29%) JTS
8 5 (11.90%) React
8 5 (11.90%) XML
9 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.52%) CSS
9 4 (9.52%) TIBCO EMS
10 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.14%) REST
11 2 (4.76%) Node.js
11 2 (4.76%) NumPy
11 2 (4.76%) SciPy
11 2 (4.76%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 7 (16.67%) Derivative
2 7 (16.67%) Equities
3 5 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.38%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (2.38%) Eurex
6 1 (2.38%) Fintech
6 1 (2.38%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Unix
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) OO
2 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (35.71%) TDD
4 11 (26.19%) Electronic Trading
4 11 (26.19%) SDLC
5 10 (23.81%) BDD
5 10 (23.81%) UML
6 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL
8 2 (4.76%) OOD
8 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (23.81%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) Python
4 5 (11.90%) C
4 5 (11.90%) Java 8
5 4 (9.52%) C++
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.38%) AWK
7 1 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) ES6
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
7 1 (2.38%) Tcl
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) CCSA
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) HDFS
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) ION Trading
3 7 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 7 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.76%) Informatica
5 2 (4.76%) Murex
5 2 (4.76%) Pega
5 2 (4.76%) Tradeweb
6 1 (2.38%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.38%) eSpeed
6 1 (2.38%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.38%) MarketAxess
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) Misys
6 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.38%) Netezza
6 1 (2.38%) Reuters
6 1 (2.38%) Teradata