Period
to 23 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 139 90
Rank change year-on-year +26 -49 +4
Contract jobs citing Sybase 60 69 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.42% 1.25% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 3.52% 2.77% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 34 50
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.60% +13.00%
10th Percentile £306 £325 £299
90th Percentile £475 £450 £456
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK 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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1703 2489 2304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.41% 45.10% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 1299 1132
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £210 £226 £200
90th Percentile £525 £489 £482
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 76 84
Scotland median hourly rate £28.75 £36.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.77% +129.69% -11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.15 £9.56
90th Percentile £47.01 £45.25 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

Sybase
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Sybase as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Sybase in Scotland

Sybase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sybase in Scotland

Sybase
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sybase in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sybase in Scotland

Sybase
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sybase in Scotland

Sybase
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 59 £400 - 3
Edinburgh +24 1 - -
Sybase
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Sybase.

1 48 (80.00%) SQL
2 42 (70.00%) Finance
3 41 (68.33%) Unix
4 39 (65.00%) Java
5 38 (63.33%) Perl
6 33 (55.00%) Relational Database
7 28 (46.67%) DB2
8 23 (38.33%) OO
9 20 (33.33%) Linux
10 17 (28.33%) OOA/OOD
10 17 (28.33%) PKI
10 17 (28.33%) Low Latency
11 16 (26.67%) Spring
12 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (18.33%) RDBMS
13 11 (18.33%) SSL
13 11 (18.33%) IBM
13 11 (18.33%) Assembly Language
13 11 (18.33%) Mainframe
13 11 (18.33%) Middleware
13 11 (18.33%) zOS
13 11 (18.33%) XML
13 11 (18.33%) MQSeries
13 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (18.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 11 (18.33%) SDLC
14 10 (16.67%) zSecure
14 10 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
14 10 (16.67%) CLIST

Sybase
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 11 (18.33%) MQSeries
2 10 (16.67%) CICS
2 10 (16.67%) SAS
3 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.67%) Mule
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) SSL
2 10 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 10 (16.67%) SSH
3 3 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.00%) Relational Database
2 28 (46.67%) DB2
3 11 (18.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.67%) SQLite
5 3 (5.00%) KDB
5 3 (5.00%) Kdb+
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) MSDE
6 1 (1.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) JUnit
3 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) FishEye
5 2 (3.33%) Ant
5 2 (3.33%) Gradle
5 2 (3.33%) Hudson
5 2 (3.33%) Maven
5 2 (3.33%) Mockito
6 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.67%) JMeter
6 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (75.00%) Developer
2 34 (56.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Perl Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Programmer
4 4 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Assembler Programmer
5 3 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Mainframe Programmer
5 3 (5.00%) RACF Programmer
5 3 (5.00%) SAS Programmer
6 2 (3.33%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Java Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) Spring
2 11 (18.33%) Middleware
2 11 (18.33%) XML
3 10 (16.67%) ISPF
4 8 (13.33%) SOAP
5 6 (10.00%) J2SE
5 6 (10.00%) JMS
6 4 (6.67%) .NET
6 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.67%) JSP
6 4 (6.67%) REST
7 3 (5.00%) CSS
7 3 (5.00%) Ext JS
7 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.00%) MyBatis
7 3 (5.00%) Spring Boot
7 3 (5.00%) WSDL
8 2 (3.33%) JSON
8 2 (3.33%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (1.67%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) PKI
2 11 (18.33%) Mainframe
3 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.67%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (68.33%) Unix
2 20 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (18.33%) zOS
4 8 (13.33%) Windows
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) OO
2 17 (28.33%) Low Latency
2 17 (28.33%) OOA/OOD
3 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.33%) SDLC
5 10 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 10 (16.67%) Security Management
5 10 (16.67%) Time Management
6 9 (15.00%) Information Security
6 9 (15.00%) People Management
7 7 (11.67%) Web Development
8 5 (8.33%) OOD
9 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.67%) Refactoring
9 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Load Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (80.00%) SQL
2 39 (65.00%) Java
3 38 (63.33%) Perl
4 11 (18.33%) Assembly Language
5 10 (16.67%) CLIST
5 10 (16.67%) JCL
5 10 (16.67%) REXX
6 9 (15.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (11.67%) C++
7 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (8.33%) Python
9 3 (5.00%) C#
9 3 (5.00%) Scala
10 2 (3.33%) Korn
11 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.67%) Ruby
11 1 (1.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.67%) EMIR
2 1 (1.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 10 (16.67%) RACF
1 10 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (5.00%) NFS
3 1 (1.67%) Docker
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) zSecure
2 3 (5.00%) Netcool
2 3 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.00%) SCOM
2 3 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) IBM
2 10 (16.67%) CA
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle
3 5 (8.33%) Perforce
4 3 (5.00%) CyberArk
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.67%) Twitter
5 1 (1.67%) VMware