Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Sybase IQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sybase IQ over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Sybase IQ
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 855 881
Rank change year-on-year -19 +26 -10
Contract jobs citing Sybase IQ 15 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.029% 0.020%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.067% 0.13% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 11
UK median daily rate £550 £456 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.55% -8.75% -9.09%
10th Percentile £506 £363 £331
90th Percentile £575 £500 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £465
% change year-on-year - -19.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £46.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 -

Sybase IQ is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22546 23891 26754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.08% 22.61% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15400 15864 17620
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £310 £285 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 369 402
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +19.59%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.03 £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +24.20% -6.07% +33.33%

Sybase IQ
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sybase IQ in the UK

Sybase IQ
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sybase IQ in the UK

Sybase IQ
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase IQ within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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
England +30 10 £550 +15.79% 1
London -15 10 £550 +10.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sybase IQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Sybase IQ.

1 15 (100.00%) Sybase
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Unix
3 8 (53.33%) C++
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) Sybase ASE
5 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
5 6 (40.00%) Banking
5 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) SAP
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) German Language
8 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Anywhere
8 2 (13.33%) Maven
8 2 (13.33%) GitHub
8 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ

Sybase IQ
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (13.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (46.67%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Anywhere
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C++ Developer
3 5 (33.33%) DBA
3 5 (33.33%) Sybase DBA
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Unix Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Sybase Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Rendezvous
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Unix
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 6 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) C++
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Sybase
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau