Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 181 146
Rank change year-on-year +30 -35 -24
Contract jobs citing Sybase 100 68 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.41% 1.01% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 2.38% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 49 115
City of London median daily rate £575 £476 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.93% -9.43% -4.55%
10th Percentile £513 £370 £363
90th Percentile £775 £680 £650
Central London median daily rate £575 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% -4.55%
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 2700 2853 3899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.14% 42.52% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 2136 2920
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £277 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £632
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 48 76
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.09
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.08
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +4.14% -0.75%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sybase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Sybase.

1 75 (75.00%) Java
2 67 (67.00%) Finance
3 57 (57.00%) SQL
4 55 (55.00%) Banking
5 47 (47.00%) Oracle
6 43 (43.00%) Linux
7 38 (38.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 33 (33.00%) TIBCO
8 33 (33.00%) FIX Protocol
9 32 (32.00%) Unix
10 30 (30.00%) Relational Database
11 29 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (29.00%) Equities
12 25 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
12 25 (25.00%) Degree
12 25 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
12 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 23 (23.00%) Integration Testing
14 22 (22.00%) Computer Science
14 22 (22.00%) ION Trading
14 22 (22.00%) Telecoms
14 22 (22.00%) RDBMS
15 21 (21.00%) C++
15 21 (21.00%) Front Office
15 21 (21.00%) KDB
15 21 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (21.00%) REST
16 20 (20.00%) ION MarketView
16 20 (20.00%) Mathematics
16 20 (20.00%) Games

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 2 (2.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.00%) Apache Qpid
2 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.00%) nginx
2 1 (1.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (20.00%) ION MarketView
2 6 (6.00%) Kondor
3 5 (5.00%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) LAN
2 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.00%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.00%) IPsec
3 1 (1.00%) SAN
3 1 (1.00%) SSL
3 1 (1.00%) VoIP
3 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (22.00%) RDBMS
3 21 (21.00%) KDB
4 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (9.00%) MySQL
6 5 (5.00%) Sybase ASE
7 4 (4.00%) DB2
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.00%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Maven
2 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.00%) Subversion
3 6 (6.00%) JIRA
3 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (3.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.00%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.00%) Mockito
General
1 67 (67.00%) Finance
2 55 (55.00%) Banking
3 22 (22.00%) Telecoms
4 21 (21.00%) Front Office
5 20 (20.00%) Games
6 15 (15.00%) Investment Banking
7 8 (8.00%) Back Office
8 7 (7.00%) Financial Institution
9 2 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (77.00%) Developer
2 56 (56.00%) Java Developer
3 20 (20.00%) Games Developer
3 20 (20.00%) Java Games Developer
3 20 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 20 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 20 (20.00%) Telecoms Developer
3 20 (20.00%) Telecoms Java Developer
4 19 (19.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 19 (19.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 12 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Sybase Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Banking Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.00%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.00%) FIX Protocol
2 25 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 21 (21.00%) REST
4 12 (12.00%) XML
5 10 (10.00%) JMS
6 8 (8.00%) Rendezvous
7 7 (7.00%) XSLT
8 6 (6.00%) Middleware
8 6 (6.00%) WinForms
9 5 (5.00%) .NET
9 5 (5.00%) HTML
9 5 (5.00%) Ultra Messaging
9 5 (5.00%) WPF
10 4 (4.00%) Spring
10 4 (4.00%) WCF
11 3 (3.00%) J2EE
11 3 (3.00%) MAPI
11 3 (3.00%) Spring Boot
11 3 (3.00%) Web Services
12 2 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (38.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (29.00%) Equities
3 22 (22.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.00%) Fixed Income
6 5 (5.00%) Derivative
7 3 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.00%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
8 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.00%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.00%) Fintech
9 1 (1.00%) iPad
9 1 (1.00%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (43.00%) Linux
2 32 (32.00%) Unix
3 21 (21.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (15.00%) Solaris
5 9 (9.00%) Windows
6 2 (2.00%) AIX
7 1 (1.00%) HPUX
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
2 25 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 23 (23.00%) Integration Testing
4 20 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 13 (13.00%) Multithreading
6 9 (9.00%) Low Latency
7 8 (8.00%) Migration
7 8 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.00%) Greeks
9 6 (6.00%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (6.00%) OO
9 6 (6.00%) OOD
9 6 (6.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (6.00%) SDLC
9 6 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.00%) TDD
11 4 (4.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (75.00%) Java
2 57 (57.00%) SQL
3 21 (21.00%) C++
4 17 (17.00%) C#
5 16 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 14 (14.00%) Perl
7 10 (10.00%) Python
8 4 (4.00%) AWK
9 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.00%) Tcl
10 2 (2.00%) C
10 2 (2.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) VBA
11 1 (1.00%) R
11 1 (1.00%) Scala
11 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (25.00%) Degree
2 20 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.00%) CISA
3 2 (2.00%) CISSP
3 2 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) MiFID
2 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) Oracle
2 33 (33.00%) TIBCO
3 22 (22.00%) ION Trading
4 5 (5.00%) Murex
5 4 (4.00%) IBM
5 4 (4.00%) Infragistics
5 4 (4.00%) Misys
6 3 (3.00%) Bloomberg
6 3 (3.00%) Currenex
6 3 (3.00%) Fidessa
7 2 (2.00%) Reuters
7 2 (2.00%) Sun
8 1 (1.00%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.00%) HP
8 1 (1.00%) Informatica
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.00%) Symantec
8 1 (1.00%) Teradata
8 1 (1.00%) Veritas