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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 372 320
Rank change year-on-year +24 -52  
Contract jobs citing Sybase 265 294 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.24% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 198 236
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £423 £425
% change year-on-year -5.91% -0.58%  
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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20053 23695 24270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.04% 43.77% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12380 14428 13767
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 802 1036
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

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 30 March 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 30 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 30 March 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 +4 228 £525 +9.37% 30
London +13 192 £550 +10.00% 22
City of London -17 31 £500 -4.71% 2
Scotland +27 20 £325 -13.33% 4
Glasgow +11 19 £325 -13.33% 3
Northern Ireland - 17 £395 -
Belfast - 17 £395 -
County Antrim - 17 £395 -
South East -3 13 £509 +19.70% 2
Surrey +6 10 £509 +17.97%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 9 £509 -
North West +35 8 £400 -
East of England +9 8 £350 -17.64% 2
Canary Wharf +5 8 £550 +25.00%
Manchester - 7 £425 -
Hertfordshire +5 6 £350 -17.64% 2
Watford +2 5 £350 -17.64%
Somerset +4 3 £350 -17.64%
South West -4 3 £350 -36.36% 1
Bath - 3 £350 -
Basildon - 2 £343 -
Middlesex - 2 £603 -
Essex - 2 £343 -
West Midlands +19 1 £325 -35.00%
Edinburgh +14 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +11 1 £525 +40.00%
Birmingham +5 1 £325 -35.00%
South Yorkshire +5 1 £525 -
Sheffield -1 1 £525 -
Staines - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 326 (66.40%) SQL
2 231 (47.05%) Oracle
3 218 (44.40%) Finance
4 212 (43.18%) Java
5 194 (39.51%) SQL Server
6 190 (38.70%) Linux
7 180 (36.66%) Unix
8 169 (34.42%) Banking
9 127 (25.87%) Relational Database
10 126 (25.66%) Perl
11 121 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
12 90 (18.33%) Front Office
13 84 (17.11%) OO
14 83 (16.90%) Python
15 80 (16.29%) C#
16 76 (15.48%) DB2
17 69 (14.05%) RDBMS
18 68 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
19 67 (13.65%) Spring
20 66 (13.44%) C++
20 66 (13.44%) XML
21 64 (13.03%) Degree
22 61 (12.42%) Investment Banking
23 59 (12.02%) SDLC
24 58 (11.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 57 (11.61%) Data Modelling
26 56 (11.41%) MS Excel
26 56 (11.41%) Derivative
27 54 (11.00%) Windows
28 53 (10.79%) SAP

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 30 (6.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (5.30%) WebSphere
3 22 (4.48%) Confluence
4 16 (3.26%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.85%) Apache
5 14 (2.85%) Oracle Coherence
6 12 (2.44%) DataSynapse
6 12 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 12 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 11 (2.24%) IIS
8 10 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (2.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 8 (1.63%) MQSeries
10 7 (1.43%) JBoss
11 6 (1.22%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.81%) Apache Pig
13 4 (0.81%) GlassFish
14 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 56 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.65%) SAP BPC
1 13 (2.65%) SAP MII
2 5 (1.02%) RMDS
2 5 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.81%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.20%) BondVision
5 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.20%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.20%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.22%) GitHub
4 2 (0.41%) IaaS
4 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.07%) SAN
2 14 (2.85%) NAS
3 12 (2.44%) Multicast
4 11 (2.24%) HTTP
4 11 (2.24%) LAN
5 10 (2.04%) FCoE
5 10 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (2.04%) iSCSI
5 10 (2.04%) WAN
6 9 (1.83%) Internet
7 8 (1.63%) LDAP
8 6 (1.22%) Firewall
9 3 (0.61%) DMZ
9 3 (0.61%) FTP
9 3 (0.61%) Intranet
9 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.41%) AMQP
10 2 (0.41%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.20%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (39.51%) SQL Server
2 127 (25.87%) Relational Database
3 76 (15.48%) DB2
4 69 (14.05%) RDBMS
5 45 (9.16%) Hadoop
6 41 (8.35%) Sybase ASE
7 34 (6.92%) Big Data
7 34 (6.92%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
9 28 (5.70%) NoSQL
10 22 (4.48%) Oracle Database
11 21 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (4.07%) Data Mart
12 20 (4.07%) MySQL
13 17 (3.46%) Sybase IQ
14 16 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (3.26%) HBase
15 14 (2.85%) MongoDB
15 14 (2.85%) SAP HANA
16 13 (2.65%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 38 (7.74%) JIRA
2 30 (6.11%) Git (software)
3 29 (5.91%) Subversion
4 25 (5.09%) JUnit
5 22 (4.48%) ClearCase
6 21 (4.28%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.65%) NWDI
8 10 (2.04%) Maven
8 10 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (1.83%) Selenium
9 9 (1.83%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.43%) JBehave
12 5 (1.02%) Concordion
12 5 (1.02%) Mockito
12 5 (1.02%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.81%) ClearQuest
13 4 (0.81%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 218 (44.40%) Finance
2 169 (34.42%) Banking
3 90 (18.33%) Front Office
4 61 (12.42%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.05%) Back Office
6 10 (2.04%) Prime Brokerage
7 9 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.02%) French Language
9 4 (0.81%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.61%) Games
10 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.61%) Retail
11 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.41%) German Language
11 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (46.84%) Developer
2 110 (22.40%) Java Developer
3 84 (17.11%) Analyst
4 55 (11.20%) DBA
5 37 (7.54%) Sybase Developer
6 34 (6.92%) C++ Developer
7 32 (6.52%) Architect
8 31 (6.31%) Support Analyst
9 30 (6.11%) C# Developer
9 30 (6.11%) Sybase DBA
10 29 (5.91%) Administrator
11 25 (5.09%) Data Analyst
12 22 (4.48%) Database Developer
12 22 (4.48%) SQL Developer
13 19 (3.87%) Consultant
13 19 (3.87%) SQL Analyst
14 18 (3.67%) FX Support Analyst
15 15 (3.05%) Murex Support
16 14 (2.85%) Murex Analyst
16 14 (2.85%) Murex Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.65%) Spring
2 66 (13.44%) XML
3 43 (8.76%) Hibernate
4 38 (7.74%) Web Services
5 36 (7.33%) .NET
6 35 (7.13%) JMS
6 35 (7.13%) Middleware
7 32 (6.52%) J2EE
8 30 (6.11%) RESTful
9 29 (5.91%) HTML
9 29 (5.91%) XSLT
10 28 (5.70%) JSON
11 26 (5.30%) AngularJS
12 25 (5.09%) SOAP
13 24 (4.89%) J2SE
13 24 (4.89%) SAP Basis
14 22 (4.48%) FIX Protocol
15 18 (3.67%) Node.js
16 15 (3.05%) Murex MxML
16 15 (3.05%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (11.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 56 (11.41%) Derivative
3 49 (9.98%) Equities
4 48 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (9.37%) Fixed Income
6 24 (4.89%) Computer Science
7 23 (4.68%) Equity Derivative
8 17 (3.46%) Data Structures
9 16 (3.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 15 (3.05%) Replication
11 12 (2.44%) Market Risk
12 11 (2.24%) Algorithms
12 11 (2.24%) Data Centre
13 10 (2.04%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.83%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.83%) OTC Derivatives
15 7 (1.43%) Virtual Team
16 6 (1.22%) SWIFT
17 5 (1.02%) Credit Risk
17 5 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 190 (38.70%) Linux
2 180 (36.66%) Unix
3 54 (11.00%) Windows
4 36 (7.33%) Solaris
5 11 (2.24%) CentOS
6 9 (1.83%) SUSE
7 3 (0.61%) AIX
7 3 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (17.11%) OO
3 68 (13.85%) Performance Tuning
4 59 (12.02%) SDLC
5 57 (11.61%) Data Modelling
6 44 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
7 38 (7.74%) ETL
8 35 (7.13%) Multithreading
9 32 (6.52%) SOA
10 29 (5.91%) Microservices
11 28 (5.70%) OOA/OOD
12 27 (5.50%) Analytics
13 26 (5.30%) DevOps
13 26 (5.30%) Migration
13 26 (5.30%) Scrum
14 24 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (4.68%) Data Management
15 23 (4.68%) ITIL
15 23 (4.68%) OOD
16 22 (4.48%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 326 (66.40%) SQL
2 212 (43.18%) Java
3 126 (25.66%) Perl
4 83 (16.90%) Python
5 80 (16.29%) C#
6 66 (13.44%) C++
7 52 (10.59%) JavaScript
7 52 (10.59%) Shell Script
7 52 (10.59%) T-SQL
8 39 (7.94%) PL/SQL
9 27 (5.50%) Ruby
10 24 (4.89%) Korn
11 22 (4.48%) C
12 20 (4.07%) VBA
13 13 (2.65%) CQL
14 12 (2.44%) ActionScript
14 12 (2.44%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.44%) R
15 11 (2.24%) VB
16 10 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (13.03%) Degree
2 19 (3.87%) ISEB
3 12 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.83%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.43%) BC Cleared
6 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.41%) ACCA
8 2 (0.41%) CIMA
8 2 (0.41%) CISA
8 2 (0.41%) CISSP
8 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.20%) CCIE
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PMP
9 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.30%) Data Quality
2 18 (3.67%) QA
3 11 (2.24%) MiFID
4 8 (1.63%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.61%) SLA
6 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.20%) COBIT
7 1 (0.20%) COREP
7 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 14 (2.85%) Active Directory
1 14 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (2.65%) Docker
2 13 (2.65%) NFS
3 12 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (2.44%) SRDF
4 9 (1.83%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.83%) KVM
4 9 (1.83%) Xen
5 5 (1.02%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.20%) HDFS
7 1 (0.20%) NDS
7 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (2.65%) Nagios
3 9 (1.83%) Ansible
3 9 (1.83%) Puppet
4 8 (1.63%) ITRS Geneos
5 7 (1.43%) SCOM
6 5 (1.02%) Control-M
7 4 (0.81%) Data Guard
7 4 (0.81%) Oozie
8 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.41%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.41%) Graphite
9 2 (0.41%) Kibana
9 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.41%) logstash
10 1 (0.20%) Ambari
10 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.20%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 231 (47.05%) Oracle
2 53 (10.79%) SAP
3 33 (6.72%) IBM
4 26 (5.30%) Murex
5 22 (4.48%) TIBCO
6 20 (4.07%) NetApp
7 18 (3.67%) VMware
8 17 (3.46%) Teradata
9 16 (3.26%) Adobe
10 15 (3.05%) Atlassian
10 15 (3.05%) Bloomberg
10 15 (3.05%) Microsoft
11 14 (2.85%) Netezza
12 12 (2.44%) Cisco
12 12 (2.44%) EMC
12 12 (2.44%) Red Hat
13 11 (2.24%) Intel
13 11 (2.24%) Perforce
14 8 (1.63%) Reuters
15 7 (1.43%) Infragistics
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