Period
to 25 January 2021

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 6 months to 25 January 2021 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
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 489 574 645
Rank change year-on-year +85 +71 -160
Contract jobs citing Sybase 105 172 260
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.56% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 89 202
Median daily rate £620 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £475 £424 £380
90th Percentile £688 £775 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £483
% change year-on-year -10.53% -1.66% +17.09%
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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 17,972 30,707 41,538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.57% 42.86% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,410 19,491 26,072
Median daily rate £461 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £219 £253
90th Percentile £650 £641 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 1,255 1,484
Median hourly rate £24.25 £18.70 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.68% +7.36% +2.46%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.80 £10.75
90th Percentile £61.15 £50.00 £47.09
Median hourly rate £21.14 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year +20.81% +8.44% +0.86%

Sybase
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sybase.

Daily rate trend for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sybase over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sybase.

Hourly rate trend for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Top 11 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 6 months to 25 January 2021. 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 +87 68 £598 -0.42% 6
London +11 61 £600 - 4
Work from Home -174 29 £675 +35.00% 1
UK excluding London +190 18 £425 -10.53% 4
Scotland +49 9 £425 - 2
North of England +102 5 £400 -20.00%
North West - 4 £400 -
Wales - 3 £525 -
Midlands +53 1 £288 -37.84% 1
West Midlands +45 1 £288 -41.03%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Sybase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Sybase.

1 82 (78.10%) Java
2 71 (67.62%) Linux
3 63 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 59 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (53.33%) SQL
6 48 (45.71%) Relational Database
7 47 (44.76%) Unix
8 45 (42.86%) MySQL
9 41 (39.05%) Banking
9 41 (39.05%) Spring
10 39 (37.14%) Oracle
11 37 (35.24%) AWS
12 36 (34.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 36 (34.29%) Finance
12 36 (34.29%) Docker
13 35 (33.33%) JBoss
14 34 (32.38%) Hibernate
15 32 (30.48%) TDD
15 32 (30.48%) XML
15 32 (30.48%) Apache Camel
16 31 (29.52%) Kubernetes
16 31 (29.52%) Investment Banking
17 30 (28.57%) DevOps
17 30 (28.57%) Red Hat Fuse
18 29 (27.62%) JIRA
18 29 (27.62%) Windows
18 29 (27.62%) Web Services
19 28 (26.67%) Middleware
19 28 (26.67%) JMS
20 27 (25.71%) Jenkins

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 35 (33.33%) JBoss
2 30 (28.57%) Red Hat Fuse
3 27 (25.71%) Confluence
4 16 (15.24%) Mule
4 16 (15.24%) WebLogic
5 14 (13.33%) MQSeries
6 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (4.76%) Jetty
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 5 (4.76%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.90%) Apache Qpid
8 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.90%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.95%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 37 (35.24%) AWS
2 27 (25.71%) Azure
3 13 (12.38%) OpenShift
4 9 (8.57%) GitHub
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.90%) Cohesity
5 2 (1.90%) GCP
5 2 (1.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) SSH
2 3 (2.86%) FTP
2 3 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) AMQP
3 2 (1.90%) DNS
3 2 (1.90%) Firewall
3 2 (1.90%) SNMP
3 2 (1.90%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (1.90%) VPN
3 2 (1.90%) VSAN
4 1 (0.95%) LAN
4 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (45.71%) Relational Database
3 45 (42.86%) MySQL
4 25 (23.81%) MongoDB
5 20 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (17.14%) NoSQL
7 16 (15.24%) DB2
8 14 (13.33%) RDBMS
9 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database
10 6 (5.71%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
12 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.86%) Hazelcast
13 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (2.86%) SAP HANA
13 3 (2.86%) Sybase ASE
14 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 36 (34.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 29 (27.62%) JIRA
3 27 (25.71%) Jenkins
4 24 (22.86%) JUnit
4 24 (22.86%) Subversion
5 23 (21.90%) Cucumber
6 22 (20.95%) Git (software)
6 22 (20.95%) Hudson
6 22 (20.95%) Maven
7 20 (19.05%) FishEye
8 19 (18.10%) jMock
9 16 (15.24%) TeamCity
10 15 (14.29%) GitLab
11 9 (8.57%) Selenium
12 5 (4.76%) Ant
12 5 (4.76%) ClearCase
12 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
12 5 (4.76%) IntelliJ
12 5 (4.76%) Mercurial
12 5 (4.76%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 41 (39.05%) Banking
2 36 (34.29%) Finance
3 31 (29.52%) Investment Banking
4 16 (15.24%) Front Office
5 6 (5.71%) Advertising
6 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.86%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.90%) Back Office
7 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (48.57%) Developer
2 33 (31.43%) Java Developer
3 21 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 17 (16.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (16.19%) Integration Developer
5 16 (15.24%) Architect
6 15 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
6 15 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 15 (14.29%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (14.29%) Java Middleware Developer
6 15 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
6 15 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 15 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
6 15 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 15 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (11.43%) Senior Integration Developer
7 12 (11.43%) Senior Middleware Developer
8 10 (9.52%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (39.05%) Spring
2 34 (32.38%) Hibernate
3 32 (30.48%) Apache Camel
3 32 (30.48%) XML
4 29 (27.62%) Web Services
5 28 (26.67%) JMS
5 28 (26.67%) Middleware
6 23 (21.90%) Java EE
7 19 (18.10%) JTA
7 19 (18.10%) JTS
7 19 (18.10%) REST
8 16 (15.24%) XSLT
9 15 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
9 15 (14.29%) JAXB
10 14 (13.33%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (13.33%) MSMQ
10 14 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (13.33%) Spring Integration
11 13 (12.38%) FpML
11 13 (12.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.81%) Fixed Income
2 17 (16.19%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (10.48%) Equities
4 10 (9.52%) Derivative
5 9 (8.57%) User Experience
6 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.71%) Pricing Data
8 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.81%) Replication
9 3 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.86%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (67.62%) Linux
2 47 (44.76%) Unix
3 29 (27.62%) Windows
4 10 (9.52%) AIX
5 7 (6.67%) CentOS
5 7 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.76%) Android
6 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.76%) Debian
6 5 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 5 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.81%) Solaris
8 3 (2.86%) zOS
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.19%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.48%) TDD
3 30 (28.57%) DevOps
4 24 (22.86%) Deployment Automation
4 24 (22.86%) UML
5 23 (21.90%) BDD
6 22 (20.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (19.05%) Microservices
8 19 (18.10%) OO
9 18 (17.14%) SDLC
10 17 (16.19%) Configuration Management
11 16 (15.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
12 15 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 15 (14.29%) Log Aggregation
12 15 (14.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 14 (13.33%) Build Automation
14 13 (12.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
16 10 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 82 (78.10%) Java
2 56 (53.33%) SQL
3 25 (23.81%) Bash Shell
4 19 (18.10%) Perl
5 17 (16.19%) Python
5 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
6 16 (15.24%) PowerShell
7 14 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 10 (9.52%) Scala
9 9 (8.57%) C++
9 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
10 7 (6.67%) Shell Script
11 6 (5.71%) C#
12 5 (4.76%) Clojure
12 5 (4.76%) ClojureScript
12 5 (4.76%) Groovy
12 5 (4.76%) Ruby
13 4 (3.81%) VBA
14 3 (2.86%) Java 8
14 3 (2.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) CISM
3 3 (2.86%) CISSP
3 3 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) GDPR
1 3 (2.86%) GxP
1 3 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.90%) NIST
2 2 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Basel III
3 1 (0.95%) COREP
3 1 (0.95%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (34.29%) Docker
2 5 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (1.90%) KVM
4 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (29.52%) Kubernetes
2 24 (22.86%) Puppet
3 16 (15.24%) Ansible
3 16 (15.24%) Terraform
4 5 (4.76%) Salt
5 4 (3.81%) Data Guard
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.86%) Nagios
6 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.90%) Avamar
7 2 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.90%) Rundeck
7 2 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.90%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Oracle
2 16 (15.24%) MuleSoft
3 15 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 15 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 15 (14.29%) Murex
3 15 (14.29%) Splunk
4 12 (11.43%) Axway
4 12 (11.43%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.57%) IBM
5 9 (8.57%) Sparx
6 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.76%) Cloudera
7 5 (4.76%) Hortonworks
7 5 (4.76%) HP
8 4 (3.81%) Infragistics
8 4 (3.81%) VMware
9 3 (2.86%) CyberArk
9 3 (2.86%) SAP
9 3 (2.86%) Sun
10 2 (1.90%) SmartStream