Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 167 128
Rank change year-on-year +19 -39 +2
Contract jobs citing Sybase 107 66 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.50% 1.07% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.90% 2.48% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 46 89
City of London median daily rate £588 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.62% -9.48% -0.47%
10th Percentile £463 £363 £363
90th Percentile £838 £641 £638
Central London median daily rate £578 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +28.33% -14.29% -0.24%
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 2,744 2,656 2,828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.49% 43.05% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,102 1,996 2,125
City of London median daily rate £483 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £278 £294 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 40
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +2.70% +3.55%
10th Percentile £11.16 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £30.80 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.73 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.47% +4.03% +1.32%

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 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 23 January 2018, 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 89 (83.18%) Java
2 66 (61.68%) Finance
3 58 (54.21%) SQL
4 56 (52.34%) Banking
5 47 (43.93%) Linux
6 43 (40.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 41 (38.32%) Oracle
8 40 (37.38%) Unix
9 36 (33.64%) TIBCO
10 33 (30.84%) FIX Protocol
11 30 (28.04%) Electronic Trading
12 28 (26.17%) TIBCO EMS
13 27 (25.23%) Integration Testing
13 27 (25.23%) Relational Database
14 26 (24.30%) ION Trading
15 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (22.43%) KDB
16 24 (22.43%) Equities
17 23 (21.50%) ION MarketView
18 22 (20.56%) Test Automation
18 22 (20.56%) Front Office
19 21 (19.63%) Degree
20 20 (18.69%) Perl
20 20 (18.69%) C++
21 19 (17.76%) RDBMS
22 18 (16.82%) REST
23 17 (15.89%) Computer Science
23 17 (15.89%) C#
23 17 (15.89%) Shell Script

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 (1.87%) MQSeries
1 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.93%) IBM Domino
2 1 (0.93%) nginx
2 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (21.50%) ION MarketView
2 9 (8.41%) Kondor
3 5 (4.67%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.93%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
1 2 (1.87%) SNMP
2 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.93%) IPsec
2 1 (0.93%) LAN
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) VoIP
2 1 (0.93%) VPN
2 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.23%) Relational Database
2 24 (22.43%) KDB
3 19 (17.76%) RDBMS
4 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.54%) MySQL
5 7 (6.54%) Sybase ASE
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.80%) DB2
7 3 (2.80%) Sybase IQ
8 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.87%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.93%) HBase
9 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Maven
2 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.54%) Subversion
4 6 (5.61%) JIRA
5 4 (3.74%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.87%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.93%) Mockito
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 66 (61.68%) Finance
2 56 (52.34%) Banking
3 22 (20.56%) Front Office
4 15 (14.02%) Games
4 15 (14.02%) Telecoms
5 12 (11.21%) Investment Banking
6 11 (10.28%) Back Office
7 7 (6.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 81 (75.70%) Developer
2 59 (55.14%) Java Developer
3 27 (25.23%) Senior Developer
3 27 (25.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 23 (21.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 23 (21.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Games Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Java Games Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Telecoms Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 10 (9.35%) C# Developer
6 10 (9.35%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.74%) C++/C# Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Sybase Developer
10 3 (2.80%) DBA
10 3 (2.80%) GUI Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.80%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (30.84%) FIX Protocol
2 28 (26.17%) TIBCO EMS
3 18 (16.82%) REST
4 13 (12.15%) XML
5 11 (10.28%) Rendezvous
6 9 (8.41%) JMS
7 7 (6.54%) WinForms
7 7 (6.54%) XSLT
8 6 (5.61%) .NET
8 6 (5.61%) HTML
9 5 (4.67%) J2EE
9 5 (4.67%) Middleware
9 5 (4.67%) Spring
10 4 (3.74%) WPF
11 3 (2.80%) Redux
11 3 (2.80%) Spring Boot
11 3 (2.80%) Ultra Messaging
11 3 (2.80%) WCF
12 2 (1.87%) Node.js
12 2 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (40.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (22.43%) Equities
3 17 (15.89%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.54%) Derivative
6 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.74%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.87%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.93%) Fintech
9 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.93%) iPad
9 1 (0.93%) iPhone
9 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.93%) Linux
2 40 (37.38%) Unix
3 25 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (14.02%) Solaris
5 12 (11.21%) Windows
6 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Electronic Trading
2 27 (25.23%) Integration Testing
3 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.56%) Test Automation
5 15 (14.02%) Mathematics
6 14 (13.08%) Multithreading
7 11 (10.28%) Migration
8 8 (7.48%) Risk Management
9 7 (6.54%) Low Latency
10 6 (5.61%) OO
10 6 (5.61%) OOD
11 5 (4.67%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.67%) SDLC
11 5 (4.67%) TDD
12 4 (3.74%) Asset Management
12 4 (3.74%) BDD
12 4 (3.74%) Data Management
12 4 (3.74%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.74%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (83.18%) Java
2 58 (54.21%) SQL
3 20 (18.69%) C++
3 20 (18.69%) Perl
4 17 (15.89%) C#
4 17 (15.89%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.48%) Python
6 4 (3.74%) AWK
6 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.87%) PHP
7 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.87%) Scala
7 2 (1.87%) Tcl
7 2 (1.87%) VBA
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) Degree
2 15 (14.02%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.87%) HP ASE
4 1 (0.93%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) MiFID
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) OpenView
1 2 (1.87%) Thomson Reuters DACS
1 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (38.32%) Oracle
2 36 (33.64%) TIBCO
3 26 (24.30%) ION Trading
4 5 (4.67%) IBM
4 5 (4.67%) Murex
5 4 (3.74%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.74%) Infragistics
5 4 (3.74%) Misys
5 4 (3.74%) Reuters
6 3 (2.80%) Sophis
7 2 (1.87%) Currenex
7 2 (1.87%) Fidessa
7 2 (1.87%) Hitachi
7 2 (1.87%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) Veritas
8 1 (0.93%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.93%) NetApp
8 1 (0.93%) Solace