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 3 months to 30 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 103 136
Rank change year-on-year -17 +33  
Contract jobs citing Sybase 31 60 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.00% 1.76% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.53% 4.35% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 49 50
Median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £447 £439
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £621 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £423 £425
% change year-on-year -5.91% -0.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1223 1379 2180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.43% 40.51% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1039 1589
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 43
Median hourly rate £14.85 £19.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.65 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.96 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Sybase
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Sybase as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 44 (73.33%) SQL
2 31 (51.67%) Oracle
3 30 (50.00%) Java
4 28 (46.67%) Finance
5 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 24 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 23 (38.33%) Degree
6 23 (38.33%) Unix
7 21 (35.00%) Banking
8 20 (33.33%) Python
9 17 (28.33%) C#
9 17 (28.33%) C++
10 16 (26.67%) DB2
11 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (23.33%) Linux
12 14 (23.33%) Data Modelling
13 13 (21.67%) Teradata
14 12 (20.00%) Data Management
14 12 (20.00%) SDLC
15 11 (18.33%) Netezza
15 11 (18.33%) Predictive Modelling
15 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
15 11 (18.33%) R
15 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
16 10 (16.67%) Front Office
16 10 (16.67%) Data Structures
16 10 (16.67%) Data Quality
17 9 (15.00%) Data Transformation
17 9 (15.00%) Dimensional Modelling

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 (3.33%) Confluence
1 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) JBoss
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 24 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.67%) DB2
3 11 (18.33%) NoSQL
4 9 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.67%) Big Data
5 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.33%) MariaDB
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.67%) KDB
8 1 (1.67%) MySQL
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.67%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.00%) JIRA
2 3 (5.00%) JUnit
2 3 (5.00%) Maven
3 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.33%) MSI
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) jMock
4 1 (1.67%) Mockito
4 1 (1.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 21 (35.00%) Banking
3 10 (16.67%) Front Office
4 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Games
5 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.33%) Back Office
7 1 (1.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) Java Developer
4 12 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) Data Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) SQL Data Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (10.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 6 (10.00%) Java Programmer
7 6 (10.00%) Programmer
7 6 (10.00%) Sybase Developer
8 5 (8.33%) C# Programmer
8 5 (8.33%) Oracle Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
8 5 (8.33%) Teradata Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Database Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
9 4 (6.67%) Lead Data Architect
9 4 (6.67%) SQL Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) REST
3 4 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (6.67%) Node.js
3 4 (6.67%) XML
4 3 (5.00%) ADO
4 3 (5.00%) JMS
4 3 (5.00%) JSON
4 3 (5.00%) NHibernate
4 3 (5.00%) RESTful
5 2 (3.33%) J2SE
5 2 (3.33%) JAXB
5 2 (3.33%) JDBC
5 2 (3.33%) JPA
5 2 (3.33%) jQuery
5 2 (3.33%) JSON Schema
5 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.33%) Spring
5 2 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 8 (13.33%) Equities
3 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Fintech
6 1 (1.67%) Replication
6 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Unix
2 14 (23.33%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Solaris
5 2 (3.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) Data Modelling
3 12 (20.00%) Data Management
3 12 (20.00%) SDLC
4 11 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (18.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 9 (15.00%) Data Transformation
5 9 (15.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
7 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.00%) Investment Management
8 5 (8.33%) ETL
8 5 (8.33%) Microservices
8 5 (8.33%) OO
8 5 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.67%) Analytics
9 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.67%) Change Control
10 3 (5.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (73.33%) SQL
2 30 (50.00%) Java
3 20 (33.33%) Python
4 17 (28.33%) C#
4 17 (28.33%) C++
5 11 (18.33%) R
6 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
7 7 (11.67%) Perl
8 5 (8.33%) C
8 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.67%) Ruby
10 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
10 3 (5.00%) VB
10 3 (5.00%) VBA
11 2 (3.33%) CQL
11 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.67%) Korn
12 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.67%) Scala
12 1 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (1.67%) Control-M
2 1 (1.67%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Oracle
2 13 (21.67%) Teradata
3 11 (18.33%) Netezza
4 5 (8.33%) webMethods
5 4 (6.67%) Bloomberg
6 3 (5.00%) Infragistics
6 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
7 2 (3.33%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.67%) Actimize
8 1 (1.67%) NetApp
8 1 (1.67%) Perforce
8 1 (1.67%) SAP
8 1 (1.67%) TIBCO