The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 32 28
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4  
Contract jobs citing Sybase 27 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.13% 5.86% 5.22%
As % of the Vendors category 10.80% 11.78% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 23
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £380 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
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 Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 250 348 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 38.28% 49.71% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 188 173
Median daily rate £395 £350 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +129.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £39.00
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 Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Sybase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sybase in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sybase in Glasgow

Sybase
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sybase in Glasgow over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sybase in Glasgow

Sybase
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sybase in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Sybase.

1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 34 (77.27%) Unix
3 31 (70.45%) Java
4 29 (65.91%) Finance
5 27 (61.36%) Perl
6 26 (59.09%) Relational Database
7 21 (47.73%) OO
8 17 (38.64%) OOA/OOD
8 17 (38.64%) Low Latency
9 13 (29.55%) DB2
10 12 (27.27%) Spring
11 9 (20.45%) XML
11 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Excel
11 9 (20.45%) RDBMS
12 8 (18.18%) IBM
12 8 (18.18%) Linux
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
12 8 (18.18%) Middleware
12 8 (18.18%) Mainframe
12 8 (18.18%) Assembly Language
12 8 (18.18%) zOS
12 8 (18.18%) MQSeries
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 7 (15.91%) PKI
13 7 (15.91%) ISPF
13 7 (15.91%) SSH
13 7 (15.91%) Project Planning
13 7 (15.91%) Time Management
13 7 (15.91%) Time Sharing Option
13 7 (15.91%) CLIST

Sybase
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 8 (18.18%) MQSeries
2 7 (15.91%) CICS
2 7 (15.91%) SAS
3 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) Mule
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Kerberos
1 7 (15.91%) SSH
1 7 (15.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) Relational Database
2 13 (29.55%) DB2
3 9 (20.45%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) KDB
4 3 (6.82%) Kdb+
5 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JUnit
2 2 (4.55%) Mockito
3 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
General
1 29 (65.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 29 (65.91%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Programmer
4 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Assembler Programmer
5 2 (4.55%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (4.55%) RACF Programmer
5 2 (4.55%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Integration Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) Spring
2 9 (20.45%) XML
3 8 (18.18%) Middleware
4 7 (15.91%) ISPF
5 6 (13.64%) SOAP
6 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.09%) J2SE
6 4 (9.09%) JMS
6 4 (9.09%) JSP
7 3 (6.82%) CSS
7 3 (6.82%) Ext JS
7 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.82%) MyBatis
7 3 (6.82%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.82%) WSDL
8 1 (2.27%) Ajax
8 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
8 1 (2.27%) J2EE
8 1 (2.27%) jQuery
8 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 7 (15.91%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Unix
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) zOS
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) OO
2 17 (38.64%) Low Latency
2 17 (38.64%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (15.91%) Project Planning
3 7 (15.91%) Security Management
3 7 (15.91%) Time Management
4 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security
4 6 (13.64%) People Management
5 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 4 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 4 (9.09%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) OOD
6 3 (6.82%) SDLC
6 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) TDD
6 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (84.09%) SQL
2 31 (70.45%) Java
3 27 (61.36%) Perl
4 8 (18.18%) Assembly Language
5 7 (15.91%) CLIST
5 7 (15.91%) JCL
5 7 (15.91%) REXX
6 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.09%) C++
8 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.55%) Korn
10 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.27%) Scala
10 1 (2.27%) VBA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (15.91%) RACF
1 7 (15.91%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) zSecure
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) IBM
2 7 (15.91%) CA
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Twitter