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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 118 78
Rank change year-on-year +30 -40  
Contract jobs citing Sybase 24 30 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.25% 1.02% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.85% 2.24% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 31
Median daily rate £325 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.58% -9.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £338 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  
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 Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 842 1341 1167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.85% 45.38% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 701 627
Median daily rate £395 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £257 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £38.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +137.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £19.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Sybase
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 23 £325 -15.58%
Edinburgh +10 1 - -
Sybase
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 30 (88.24%) SQL
2 22 (64.71%) Java
3 20 (58.82%) Unix
4 19 (55.88%) Finance
4 19 (55.88%) Relational Database
5 16 (47.06%) Perl
5 16 (47.06%) OO
6 13 (38.24%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (38.24%) Low Latency
7 12 (35.29%) Oracle
8 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
9 8 (23.53%) SAP
9 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (23.53%) SAP BW
9 8 (23.53%) SAP Basis
9 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (23.53%) Spring
9 8 (23.53%) SAP BPC
9 8 (23.53%) MaxDB
9 8 (23.53%) NWDI
9 8 (23.53%) SAP MII
10 7 (20.59%) Linux
11 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
11 6 (17.65%) DB2
11 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (11.76%) SOAP
13 4 (11.76%) XML
13 4 (11.76%) J2SE

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 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) SAP BPC
1 8 (23.53%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) Relational Database
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
3 8 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (23.53%) MaxDB
3 8 (23.53%) SAP BW
4 6 (17.65%) DB2
4 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.88%) KDB
5 2 (5.88%) Kdb+
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) NWDI
2 3 (8.82%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Mockito
3 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 21 (61.76%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Administrator
3 7 (20.59%) SAP Administrator
3 7 (20.59%) SAP Basis Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (2.94%) DB2 Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Integration Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Java Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) QlikView Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (2.94%) SAP Support
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) SAP Basis
1 8 (23.53%) Spring
2 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.76%) J2SE
2 4 (11.76%) SOAP
2 4 (11.76%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) Ext JS
3 3 (8.82%) JMS
3 3 (8.82%) MyBatis
3 3 (8.82%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.88%) WSDL
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) Unix
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) OO
2 13 (38.24%) Low Latency
2 13 (38.24%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) OOD
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) SQL
2 22 (64.71%) Java
3 16 (47.06%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) VBA
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Korn
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) BC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) VMware