Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 135 140
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -26
Contract jobs citing Sybase 47 48 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.94% 1.15% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 2.46% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 20
Scotland median daily rate £425 £369 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.25% -10.06% -3.53%
10th Percentile £375 £303 £336
90th Percentile £480 £450 £600
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year -31.18% - -

Sybase is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Scotland.

All Vendors
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1832 1952 2316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.61% 46.69% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 1075 1146
Scotland median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% - -2.38%
10th Percentile £206 £218 £213
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
UK median daily rate £435 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +3.08% +5.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 59 70
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £14.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +17.20% -8.02%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £45.50 £46.28 £41.58
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.42%

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 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 12 December 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 -8 44 £425 +4.62% 1
Edinburgh -25 3 £425 +21.43%
Sybase
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 39 (82.98%) Perl
2 34 (72.34%) DB2
3 33 (70.21%) SQL
4 32 (68.09%) Unix
4 32 (68.09%) Finance
5 28 (59.57%) Linux
6 26 (55.32%) Java
7 22 (46.81%) Relational Database
8 19 (40.43%) PKI
9 18 (38.30%) SDLC
10 13 (27.66%) Spring
10 13 (27.66%) Shell Script
11 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Excel
12 11 (23.40%) Python
12 11 (23.40%) J2SE
12 11 (23.40%) RDBMS
12 11 (23.40%) SSL
13 10 (21.28%) OO
13 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
14 9 (19.15%) Time Management
14 9 (19.15%) Project Planning
14 9 (19.15%) ISPF
14 9 (19.15%) SSH
14 9 (19.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 9 (19.15%) Information Security
14 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (19.15%) MQSeries
14 9 (19.15%) JUnit
14 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (19.15%) IBM

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 9 (19.15%) CICS
1 9 (19.15%) MQSeries
1 9 (19.15%) SAS
2 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.38%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (19.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) SSL
2 9 (19.15%) Kerberos
2 9 (19.15%) SSH
3 3 (6.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (72.34%) DB2
2 22 (46.81%) Relational Database
3 11 (23.40%) RDBMS
4 7 (14.89%) SQLite
5 4 (8.51%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.26%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.15%) JUnit
3 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.38%) Ant
4 3 (6.38%) FishEye
4 3 (6.38%) Gradle
4 3 (6.38%) Hudson
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (68.09%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Perl Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Python Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Assembler Programmer
4 4 (8.51%) DBA
4 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Mainframe Programmer
4 4 (8.51%) Programmer
4 4 (8.51%) RACF Programmer
4 4 (8.51%) SAP Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) SAS Programmer
5 3 (6.38%) Database Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Sybase DBA
6 2 (4.26%) Sybase Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) Spring
2 11 (23.40%) J2SE
3 9 (19.15%) ISPF
3 9 (19.15%) Middleware
4 7 (14.89%) REST
5 5 (10.64%) JMS
6 4 (8.51%) XML
7 3 (6.38%) .NET
7 3 (6.38%) JSON
7 3 (6.38%) Protocol Buffers
7 3 (6.38%) SOAP
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
8 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) PKI
2 9 (19.15%) Mainframe
3 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.89%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (6.38%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Unix
2 28 (59.57%) Linux
3 9 (19.15%) zOS
4 8 (17.02%) Windows
5 7 (14.89%) Solaris
6 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) SDLC
2 10 (21.28%) OO
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Information Security
3 9 (19.15%) People Management
3 9 (19.15%) Project Planning
3 9 (19.15%) Security Management
3 9 (19.15%) Time Management
4 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Low Latency
6 5 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (10.64%) OOD
6 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.51%) ITIL
7 4 (8.51%) Web Development
8 3 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Load Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 39 (82.98%) Perl
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
3 26 (55.32%) Java
4 13 (27.66%) Shell Script
5 11 (23.40%) Python
6 9 (19.15%) Assembly Language
6 9 (19.15%) CLIST
6 9 (19.15%) JCL
6 9 (19.15%) REXX
7 6 (12.77%) Scala
8 5 (10.64%) VBA
9 4 (8.51%) Korn
9 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
10 3 (6.38%) C#
10 3 (6.38%) C++
10 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.26%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.13%) EMIR
3 1 (2.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 9 (19.15%) RACF
1 9 (19.15%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (6.38%) NFS
3 2 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) zSecure
2 3 (6.38%) Netcool
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
2 3 (6.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) CA
1 9 (19.15%) IBM
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Perforce
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 3 (6.38%) CyberArk
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) Cognos