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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 144 142
Rank change year-on-year +15 -2  
Contract jobs citing Sybase 34 22 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.04% 0.66% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 1.64% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 53
Median daily rate £550 £500 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £425 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £664 £750 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 1241 1342 2468
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.89% 40.39% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 902 1034 1828
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 £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 68
Median hourly rate £21.40 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.63% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £26.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 49 (75.38%) SQL
2 42 (64.62%) Finance
3 38 (58.46%) Oracle
4 37 (56.92%) Java
5 26 (40.00%) Banking
5 26 (40.00%) Degree
6 23 (35.38%) Unix
7 22 (33.85%) Relational Database
8 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (27.69%) Linux
9 18 (27.69%) Python
9 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
10 17 (26.15%) C#
11 16 (24.62%) C++
12 15 (23.08%) Shell Script
13 14 (21.54%) Front Office
14 13 (20.00%) Mathematics
15 12 (18.46%) Windows
16 11 (16.92%) RDBMS
17 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
17 10 (15.38%) Perl
18 9 (13.85%) DB2
18 9 (13.85%) Equities
18 9 (13.85%) Data Management
18 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
18 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
19 8 (12.31%) SDLC
19 8 (12.31%) Investment Banking
19 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
19 8 (12.31%) Investment Management

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 (3.08%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.54%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) ION MarketView
2 2 (3.08%) Kondor
3 1 (1.54%) Actimize
3 1 (1.54%) RMDS
3 1 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) LDAP
1 4 (6.15%) SNMP
2 1 (1.54%) Firewall
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) SAN
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (33.85%) Relational Database
2 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.92%) RDBMS
4 9 (13.85%) DB2
5 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.08%) KDB
8 2 (3.08%) QlikView
8 2 (3.08%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.54%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.54%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.54%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Maven
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) JUnit
3 3 (4.62%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.54%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) jMock
4 1 (1.54%) LSMW
4 1 (1.54%) Mockito
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 42 (64.62%) Finance
2 26 (40.00%) Banking
3 14 (21.54%) Front Office
4 8 (12.31%) Investment Banking
5 7 (10.77%) Games
5 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) French Language
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Developer
2 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Data Analyst
5 7 (10.77%) Games Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Java Games Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Telecoms Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (9.23%) C# Programmer
6 6 (9.23%) DBA
6 6 (9.23%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 6 (9.23%) Java Programmer
6 6 (9.23%) Programmer
6 6 (9.23%) SQL Programmer
7 5 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) VB Analyst Programmer
8 4 (6.15%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (10.77%) REST
2 6 (9.23%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) Hibernate
3 5 (7.69%) JMS
4 4 (6.15%) NHibernate
5 3 (4.62%) MAPI
5 3 (4.62%) Ultra Messaging
5 3 (4.62%) XML
6 2 (3.08%) D3.js
6 2 (3.08%) J2SE
6 2 (3.08%) Spring
6 2 (3.08%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.54%) Ajax
7 1 (1.54%) JSON
7 1 (1.54%) Murex MxML
7 1 (1.54%) Spring Integration
7 1 (1.54%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (1.54%) WCF
7 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (13.85%) Equities
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.77%) Fixed Income
3 7 (10.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (9.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Derivative
6 1 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.54%) Fintech
6 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.54%) iPad
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Unix
2 18 (27.69%) Linux
3 12 (18.46%) Windows
4 4 (6.15%) Solaris
5 2 (3.08%) CentOS
5 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 9 (13.85%) Data Management
4 9 (13.85%) Test Automation
5 8 (12.31%) Investment Management
5 8 (12.31%) Risk Management
5 8 (12.31%) SDLC
6 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.77%) OO
6 7 (10.77%) Predictive Modelling
7 6 (9.23%) Asset Management
7 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.23%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (7.69%) Data Transformation
8 5 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (6.15%) Analytics
9 4 (6.15%) ETL
9 4 (6.15%) SIEM
9 4 (6.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (75.38%) SQL
2 37 (56.92%) Java
3 18 (27.69%) Python
4 17 (26.15%) C#
5 16 (24.62%) C++
6 15 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 10 (15.38%) Perl
8 7 (10.77%) C
8 7 (10.77%) R
9 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 5 (7.69%) Ruby
10 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
10 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
10 4 (6.15%) VB
11 3 (4.62%) VBA
12 2 (3.08%) CQL
12 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
12 2 (3.08%) Korn
12 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
1 1 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Control-M
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
1 1 (1.54%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Netezza
2 7 (10.77%) Teradata
3 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) TIBCO
3 6 (9.23%) webMethods
4 4 (6.15%) CyberArk
4 4 (6.15%) Infragistics
4 4 (6.15%) ION Trading
4 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.62%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.62%) Currenex
5 3 (4.62%) Murex
5 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 2 (3.08%) NetApp
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Sun
6 2 (3.08%) Tableau
7 1 (1.54%) Veritas
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