Period
to 29 October 2020

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 29 October 2020 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 409 616 611
Rank change year-on-year +207 -5 -192
Contract jobs citing Sybase 122 211 291
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 0.58% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 106 202
Median daily rate £550 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £425 £419 £380
90th Percentile £699 £755 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £459
% change year-on-year -15.00% +8.99% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 14,372 36,311 43,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.93% 42.67% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,614 22,788 26,694
Median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £253 £238 £250
90th Percentile £665 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £420
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 1,441 1,679
Median hourly rate £32.50 £19.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.89% +12.63% +0.56%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.17 £10.81
90th Percentile £54.00 £51.50 £45.87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +38.89% +9.09% -

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 29 October 2020.

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 12 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 29 October 2020. 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 +170 101 £540 -10.00% 12
London +136 93 £550 -12.00% 8
UK excluding London +250 20 £425 -15.00% 4
Work from Home -95 16 £675 - 5
Scotland +74 7 £425 +10.39%
North of England +115 4 £400 -20.00% 1
North West +83 4 £400 -21.34% 1
South East +190 3 £481 - 1
Northern Ireland +12 3 £431 -
Wales - 2 £538 -
Midlands +85 1 £288 -42.79%
West Midlands +70 1 £288 -39.47%

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, 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 76 (62.30%) SQL Server
2 74 (60.66%) Java
2 74 (60.66%) SQL
3 68 (55.74%) Linux
4 66 (54.10%) Oracle
5 59 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (45.08%) MySQL
7 53 (43.44%) Finance
8 50 (40.98%) Unix
9 46 (37.70%) Relational Database
10 44 (36.07%) Banking
11 43 (35.25%) Windows
12 38 (31.15%) Spring
12 38 (31.15%) MongoDB
13 34 (27.87%) AWS
14 30 (24.59%) Docker
14 30 (24.59%) Microservices
15 28 (22.95%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (22.95%) Web Services
16 27 (22.13%) XML
17 26 (21.31%) Perl
17 26 (21.31%) Python
18 25 (20.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 25 (20.49%) Kubernetes
19 24 (19.67%) JIRA
19 24 (19.67%) Investment Banking
19 24 (19.67%) JBoss
20 23 (18.85%) Confluence
21 22 (18.03%) Bash Shell
21 22 (18.03%) DevOps

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 24 (19.67%) JBoss
2 23 (18.85%) Confluence
3 18 (14.75%) Red Hat Fuse
4 14 (11.48%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.56%) MQSeries
5 8 (6.56%) Mule
6 7 (5.74%) WebSphere
7 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (4.10%) Jetty
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.28%) Apache
9 4 (3.28%) nginx
10 2 (1.64%) CMS
10 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (3.28%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.64%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.82%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.87%) AWS
2 17 (13.93%) Azure
3 12 (9.84%) GitHub
4 9 (7.38%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.64%) GCP
5 2 (1.64%) NuGet
5 2 (1.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) Kerberos
2 5 (4.10%) SSH
3 3 (2.46%) FTP
3 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.64%) AMQP
4 2 (1.64%) DNS
4 2 (1.64%) Firewall
4 2 (1.64%) Internet
4 2 (1.64%) Intranet
4 2 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.64%) SAN
4 2 (1.64%) SNMP
4 2 (1.64%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (1.64%) VPN
4 2 (1.64%) VSAN
5 1 (0.82%) LAN
5 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (62.30%) SQL Server
2 55 (45.08%) MySQL
3 46 (37.70%) Relational Database
4 38 (31.15%) MongoDB
5 28 (22.95%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (16.39%) RDBMS
7 19 (15.57%) NoSQL
8 16 (13.11%) Oracle Database
9 14 (11.48%) Amazon Aurora
9 14 (11.48%) DB2
10 11 (9.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (8.20%) Sybase ASE
12 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (4.92%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (4.10%) Hazelcast
15 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (20.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 24 (19.67%) JIRA
3 20 (16.39%) Subversion
4 19 (15.57%) Jenkins
5 18 (14.75%) Maven
6 16 (13.11%) FishEye
7 15 (12.30%) Git (software)
8 14 (11.48%) Hudson
9 13 (10.66%) Cucumber
10 12 (9.84%) TeamCity
11 11 (9.02%) jMock
11 11 (9.02%) JUnit
12 8 (6.56%) GitLab
13 5 (4.10%) Ant
13 5 (4.10%) ClearCase
13 5 (4.10%) Gradle
13 5 (4.10%) Leiningen
13 5 (4.10%) Mercurial
13 5 (4.10%) Poseidon for UML
13 5 (4.10%) Vagrant
General
1 53 (43.44%) Finance
2 44 (36.07%) Banking
3 24 (19.67%) Investment Banking
4 11 (9.02%) Front Office
5 8 (6.56%) Advertising
6 3 (2.46%) Back Office
6 3 (2.46%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.82%) International Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (45.08%) Developer
2 40 (32.79%) Java Developer
3 25 (20.49%) DBA
4 22 (18.03%) AWS Engineer
5 16 (13.11%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (11.48%) AWS Developer
6 14 (11.48%) AWS Software Engineer
6 14 (11.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 14 (11.48%) Java Engineer
6 14 (11.48%) Java Software Developer
6 14 (11.48%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (11.48%) Software Engineer
7 13 (10.66%) Architect
7 13 (10.66%) Sybase DBA
8 11 (9.02%) Administrator
9 9 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (7.38%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.56%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (6.56%) Senior DevOps
10 8 (6.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.15%) Spring
2 28 (22.95%) Web Services
3 27 (22.13%) XML
4 21 (17.21%) Hibernate
4 21 (17.21%) JMS
5 20 (16.39%) Middleware
6 18 (14.75%) Apache Camel
7 16 (13.11%) J2EE
7 16 (13.11%) Java EE
8 14 (11.48%) Dropwizard
8 14 (11.48%) gRPC
8 14 (11.48%) HTML
8 14 (11.48%) J2SE
8 14 (11.48%) REST
9 13 (10.66%) LDAP
10 11 (9.02%) JTA
10 11 (9.02%) JTS
11 10 (8.20%) .NET
11 10 (8.20%) MSMQ
11 10 (8.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) Fixed Income
2 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.48%) Pricing Data
4 10 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (7.38%) Equities
6 8 (6.56%) Derivative
6 8 (6.56%) Replication
7 6 (4.92%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.92%) User Experience
8 4 (3.28%) Clustering
8 4 (3.28%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.46%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.46%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.64%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.82%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 68 (55.74%) Linux
2 50 (40.98%) Unix
3 43 (35.25%) Windows
4 13 (10.66%) AIX
5 8 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.74%) CentOS
7 5 (4.10%) Android
7 5 (4.10%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.10%) Debian
7 5 (4.10%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.10%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.28%) Solaris
9 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (2.46%) zOS
10 1 (0.82%) SUSE
10 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.59%) Microservices
3 22 (18.03%) Data Management
3 22 (18.03%) DevOps
4 21 (17.21%) TDD
5 18 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (13.11%) BDD
6 16 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 16 (13.11%) UML
7 14 (11.48%) Asset Management
7 14 (11.48%) Enterprise Data Management
7 14 (11.48%) SDLC
8 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
8 13 (10.66%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (9.84%) OO
9 12 (9.84%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 12 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (9.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 74 (60.66%) Java
1 74 (60.66%) SQL
2 26 (21.31%) Perl
2 26 (21.31%) Python
3 22 (18.03%) Bash Shell
4 20 (16.39%) T-SQL
5 15 (12.30%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.48%) PL/SQL
7 12 (9.84%) C#
7 12 (9.84%) PowerShell
8 10 (8.20%) Korn
8 10 (8.20%) Shell Script
9 9 (7.38%) C++
10 7 (5.74%) Groovy
10 7 (5.74%) Scala
11 6 (4.92%) Ruby
12 5 (4.10%) Clojure
12 5 (4.10%) ClojureScript
13 4 (3.28%) TypeScript
13 4 (3.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) Degree
4 2 (1.64%) CISM
4 2 (1.64%) CISSP
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) GDPR
1 3 (2.46%) QA
1 3 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) GxP
2 2 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (1.64%) NIST
3 1 (0.82%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 30 (24.59%) Docker
2 12 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 9 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (1.64%) KVM
5 2 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.64%) Xen
6 1 (0.82%) NFS
6 1 (0.82%) Samba
Systems Management
1 25 (20.49%) Kubernetes
2 20 (16.39%) Puppet
3 14 (11.48%) Ansible
4 12 (9.84%) Terraform
5 8 (6.56%) Data Guard
6 7 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.74%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (4.10%) Salt
8 3 (2.46%) Nagios
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (1.64%) Avamar
9 2 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.64%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.64%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 66 (54.10%) Oracle
2 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.48%) Red Hat
4 13 (10.66%) IBM
5 11 (9.02%) Atlassian
6 10 (8.20%) MuleSoft
6 10 (8.20%) Murex
7 9 (7.38%) VMware
8 8 (6.56%) Axway
8 8 (6.56%) LogRhythm
8 8 (6.56%) Splunk
9 7 (5.74%) SAP
10 6 (4.92%) HP
10 6 (4.92%) Sun
11 5 (4.10%) Cloudera
11 5 (4.10%) Hortonworks
11 5 (4.10%) Sparx
12 4 (3.28%) EMC
12 4 (3.28%) SaltStack
13 3 (2.46%) Delphix