The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 403 317
Rank change year-on-year +71 -86  
Contract jobs citing Sybase 295 251 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.47% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.04% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 175 237
Median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £600 £625
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20514 24183 25039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.82% 44.94% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12454 14905 14646
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 709 826 1130
Median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +5.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Sybase
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Sybase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sybase over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Top 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sybase within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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
England +73 251 £550 +10.00% 58
London +71 228 £550 +4.76% 43
City of London +10 34 £550 +10.00% 6
Scotland +21 27 £400 - 10
Glasgow -7 27 £400 - 10
Northern Ireland - 15 £400 - 1
South East +3 14 £440 -2.22% 7
County Antrim - 13 £413 - 1
Belfast - 13 £413 -
Surrey +5 9 £440 +2.32%
North West +24 4 £450 +25.00%
Canary Wharf +2 4 £615 +17.14%
Hertfordshire -1 4 £350 -30.00% 2
East of England -4 4 £350 -30.00% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 3 £440 -
Watford - 3 £350 -
Manchester - 3 - -
Camberley +2 2 £473 +9.88%
Docklands, London -3 2 £533 +6.50%
West Sussex - 2 £365 -
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Berkshire +19 1 £350 - 5
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
Newbury - 1 £350 - 1
Liverpool - 1 £450 -
West End of London - 1 £538 -

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

1 335 (59.61%) SQL
2 311 (55.34%) Finance
3 269 (47.86%) Java
4 248 (44.13%) Unix
5 220 (39.15%) Linux
6 219 (38.97%) Oracle
7 190 (33.81%) Banking
8 169 (30.07%) Perl
9 145 (25.80%) Relational Database
10 143 (25.44%) SQL Server
11 125 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
12 123 (21.89%) Front Office
13 108 (19.22%) C#
14 98 (17.44%) OO
15 93 (16.55%) Shell Script
16 87 (15.48%) C++
17 84 (14.95%) Fixed Income
17 84 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
18 82 (14.59%) DB2
19 76 (13.52%) Python
20 75 (13.35%) Spring
21 74 (13.17%) Investment Banking
22 72 (12.81%) Degree
23 70 (12.46%) Derivative
24 66 (11.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 66 (11.74%) SDLC
25 62 (11.03%) RDBMS
26 61 (10.85%) Equities
27 54 (9.61%) XML
28 53 (9.43%) J2EE

Sybase
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 21 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (3.02%) WebSphere
3 16 (2.85%) MQSeries
3 16 (2.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 14 (2.49%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.14%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.60%) NetWeaver
9 7 (1.25%) CICS
9 7 (1.25%) SAS
10 6 (1.07%) Apache
10 6 (1.07%) Confluence
10 6 (1.07%) JBoss
11 4 (0.71%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.71%) Apache Qpid
11 4 (0.71%) Mule
12 3 (0.53%) GemFire
12 3 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (6.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.78%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.71%) Murex MxG2000
3 4 (0.71%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.71%) SAP MII
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.53%) RMDS
5 2 (0.36%) Kondor
6 1 (0.18%) Actimize
6 1 (0.18%) BondVision
6 1 (0.18%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.14%) LDAP
2 10 (1.78%) SAN
3 8 (1.42%) Internet
3 8 (1.42%) Kerberos
4 7 (1.25%) Firewall
4 7 (1.25%) SSH
4 7 (1.25%) SSL
5 5 (0.89%) LAN
6 4 (0.71%) SNMP
6 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.53%) Intranet
7 3 (0.53%) Multicast
7 3 (0.53%) WAN
8 2 (0.36%) FCoE
8 2 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.36%) FTP
8 2 (0.36%) HTTP
8 2 (0.36%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.36%) NAS
8 2 (0.36%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (25.80%) Relational Database
2 143 (25.44%) SQL Server
3 82 (14.59%) DB2
4 62 (11.03%) RDBMS
5 51 (9.07%) Sybase ASE
6 30 (5.34%) Data Mart
7 29 (5.16%) NoSQL
8 22 (3.91%) MongoDB
8 22 (3.91%) SAP HANA
9 21 (3.74%) Hadoop
10 20 (3.56%) Oracle Database
11 19 (3.38%) Big Data
11 19 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
11 19 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (2.49%) HBase
13 14 (2.49%) KDB
13 14 (2.49%) Sybase IQ
14 13 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (6.76%) Subversion
2 33 (5.87%) JUnit
3 30 (5.34%) Git (software)
4 27 (4.80%) Maven
4 27 (4.80%) TeamCity
5 19 (3.38%) JIRA
6 18 (3.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (2.49%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.78%) Selenium
9 9 (1.60%) JBehave
9 9 (1.60%) Mockito
10 7 (1.25%) Concordion
10 7 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.25%) IntelliJ
11 6 (1.07%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.89%) jMock
13 4 (0.71%) NUnit
13 4 (0.71%) NWDI
13 4 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 311 (55.34%) Finance
2 190 (33.81%) Banking
3 123 (21.89%) Front Office
4 74 (13.17%) Investment Banking
5 37 (6.58%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.85%) Back Office
7 9 (1.60%) Prime Brokerage
7 9 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.42%) Games
9 7 (1.25%) French Language
9 7 (1.25%) Retail
10 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.53%) German Language
10 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 314 (55.87%) Developer
2 149 (26.51%) Java Developer
3 74 (13.17%) Analyst
4 64 (11.39%) C# Developer
5 58 (10.32%) DBA
6 50 (8.90%) C++ Developer
7 40 (7.12%) Sybase Developer
8 33 (5.87%) Sybase DBA
9 29 (5.16%) Consultant
10 27 (4.80%) C++/C# Developer
10 27 (4.80%) Support Analyst
11 26 (4.63%) Senior Developer
12 22 (3.91%) Software Developer
13 21 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
14 20 (3.56%) Administrator
15 19 (3.38%) SQL Developer
16 18 (3.20%) C++ Software Developer
16 18 (3.20%) Database Developer
17 17 (3.02%) FX Support Analyst
18 15 (2.67%) Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (13.35%) Spring
2 54 (9.61%) XML
3 53 (9.43%) J2EE
3 53 (9.43%) JMS
4 50 (8.90%) .NET
5 46 (8.19%) Middleware
6 45 (8.01%) Hibernate
7 43 (7.65%) Web Services
8 33 (5.87%) FIX Protocol
9 31 (5.52%) HTML
10 28 (4.98%) WPF
11 25 (4.45%) SOAP
12 24 (4.27%) Murex MxML
13 23 (4.09%) J2SE
14 22 (3.91%) HTML5
14 22 (3.91%) RESTful
14 22 (3.91%) SAP Basis
15 21 (3.74%) JSP
16 20 (3.56%) AngularJS
17 19 (3.38%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
1 84 (14.95%) Fixed Income
2 70 (12.46%) Derivative
3 66 (11.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 61 (10.85%) Equities
5 35 (6.23%) Equity Derivative
6 22 (3.91%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.74%) Data Structures
8 20 (3.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 16 (2.85%) Market Risk
10 14 (2.49%) Algorithms
11 13 (2.31%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (2.31%) Replication
12 11 (1.96%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.96%) OTC Derivatives
12 11 (1.96%) Reference Data
13 9 (1.60%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.60%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.42%) PKI
15 7 (1.25%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 248 (44.13%) Unix
2 220 (39.15%) Linux
3 52 (9.25%) Windows
4 35 (6.23%) Solaris
5 11 (1.96%) CentOS
6 9 (1.60%) SUSE
7 8 (1.42%) zOS
8 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.89%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.71%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.18%) HPUX
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (17.44%) OO
3 66 (11.74%) SDLC
4 48 (8.54%) Multithreading
5 46 (8.19%) Performance Tuning
6 45 (8.01%) Test Automation
7 44 (7.83%) Low Latency
8 43 (7.65%) Data Modelling
9 41 (7.30%) Electronic Trading
9 41 (7.30%) Risk Management
10 35 (6.23%) Mentoring
11 34 (6.05%) Analytics
12 33 (5.87%) ITIL
13 32 (5.69%) Workflow
14 31 (5.52%) Change Management
14 31 (5.52%) Integration Testing
14 31 (5.52%) Scrum
15 30 (5.34%) OOA/OOD
15 30 (5.34%) OOD
16 29 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 335 (59.61%) SQL
2 269 (47.86%) Java
3 169 (30.07%) Perl
4 108 (19.22%) C#
5 93 (16.55%) Shell Script
6 87 (15.48%) C++
7 76 (13.52%) Python
8 48 (8.54%) T-SQL
9 47 (8.36%) JavaScript
10 36 (6.41%) PL/SQL
11 31 (5.52%) Korn
12 29 (5.16%) Bash Shell
13 25 (4.45%) C
14 23 (4.09%) Ruby
15 22 (3.91%) VBA
16 14 (2.49%) PowerShell
16 14 (2.49%) VB
17 13 (2.31%) CQL
18 11 (1.96%) Scala
19 10 (1.78%) R
Qualifications
1 72 (12.81%) Degree
2 16 (2.85%) ISEB
3 9 (1.60%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.42%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.53%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) ACCA
8 1 (0.18%) CCIE
8 1 (0.18%) CIMA
8 1 (0.18%) CISA
8 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CISSP
8 1 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.91%) QA
2 20 (3.56%) MiFID
3 15 (2.67%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) EMIR
4 2 (0.36%) GDPR
4 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) COREP
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (2.67%) Docker
2 7 (1.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (1.25%) RACF
2 7 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
3 6 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.71%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.53%) NFS
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.36%) KVM
7 2 (0.36%) SRDF
7 2 (0.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (0.36%) Xen
8 1 (0.18%) NDS
8 1 (0.18%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.18%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 16 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.25%) Puppet
2 7 (1.25%) zSecure
3 6 (1.07%) Control-M
4 4 (0.71%) Ansible
5 3 (0.53%) Oozie
5 3 (0.53%) Rundeck
5 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.36%) Graphite
6 2 (0.36%) Kibana
6 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.36%) logstash
6 2 (0.36%) Nagios
7 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.18%) MOM
7 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.18%) Netcool
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.18%) SCOM
7 1 (0.18%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 219 (38.97%) Oracle
2 49 (8.72%) SAP
3 41 (7.30%) Murex
4 40 (7.12%) TIBCO
5 32 (5.69%) IBM
6 24 (4.27%) Bloomberg
7 20 (3.56%) Microsoft
8 18 (3.20%) Currenex
8 18 (3.20%) Reuters
9 15 (2.67%) Red Hat
10 14 (2.49%) AppDynamics
10 14 (2.49%) NetApp
11 12 (2.14%) Google
12 11 (1.96%) Sun
13 10 (1.78%) ION Trading
13 10 (1.78%) Netezza
13 10 (1.78%) Teradata
14 8 (1.42%) Infragistics
14 8 (1.42%) VMware
15 7 (1.25%) CA
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