Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 625 380 639
Rank change year-on-year -245 +259 -4
Contract jobs citing Sybase 161 123 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.94% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 86 100
10th Percentile £450 £425 £419
25th Percentile £515 £469 £467
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £545 £569
Median % change year-on-year +19.27% -4.18% +3.41%
75th Percentile £738 £655 £638
90th Percentile £811 £713 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £428 £500
% change year-on-year +28.50% -14.40% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 32,533 13,069 37,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.75% 44.41% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,041 8,416 23,623
10th Percentile £285 £263 £245
25th Percentile £400 £365 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £556
90th Percentile £693 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 909 393 1,345
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.19 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.74 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.34 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.28% +14.71%
75th Percentile £42.20 £43.75 £42.00
90th Percentile £60.40 £53.75 £50.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £19.90 £17.90
% change year-on-year -9.55% +11.17% +10.49%

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 21 September 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 9 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 21 September 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 -238 124 £650 +18.18% 25
London -176 114 £650 +18.18% 21
UK excluding London -135 30 £550 +28.50% 7
Scotland -69 24 £550 +29.41% 1
Work from Home -245 20 £525 -2.78% 5
South East -95 3 £534 +15.46%
Midlands - 2 £388 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £388 - 2
Wales -28 1 £600 +11.63%

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 92 (57.14%) Java
2 83 (51.55%) Oracle
3 79 (49.07%) Linux
4 78 (48.45%) SQL Server
5 70 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (42.86%) Relational Database
7 68 (42.24%) Finance
8 67 (41.61%) Unix
9 61 (37.89%) SQL
10 58 (36.02%) Banking
11 44 (27.33%) Python
12 42 (26.09%) MySQL
13 38 (23.60%) Spring
13 38 (23.60%) Social Skills
14 37 (22.98%) Perl
15 36 (22.36%) Windows
15 36 (22.36%) Kubernetes
16 34 (21.12%) Front Office
17 33 (20.50%) PostgreSQL
18 32 (19.88%) Investment Banking
18 32 (19.88%) Docker
19 31 (19.25%) Subversion
20 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
20 28 (17.39%) Middleware
21 26 (16.15%) JIRA
21 26 (16.15%) Microservices
22 25 (15.53%) C#
23 24 (14.91%) Web Services
23 24 (14.91%) JMS
23 24 (14.91%) Git (software)

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 22 (13.66%) JBoss
2 20 (12.42%) Red Hat Fuse
3 19 (11.80%) Apache
3 19 (11.80%) Mule
4 16 (9.94%) Confluence
5 9 (5.59%) Tomcat
6 8 (4.97%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.11%) Apache Spark
7 5 (3.11%) nginx
7 5 (3.11%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (2.48%) IIS
9 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.62%) CMS
11 1 (0.62%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Endur
1 4 (2.48%) ION MarketView
2 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.42%) AWS
2 17 (10.56%) GCP
3 11 (6.83%) Azure
3 11 (6.83%) GitHub
4 7 (4.35%) OpenShift
5 3 (1.86%) IaaS
5 3 (1.86%) PaaS
5 3 (1.86%) SaaS
6 2 (1.24%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.24%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.24%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.24%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (1.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) Serverless
6 2 (1.24%) Snowflake
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.62%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) Kerberos
1 8 (4.97%) SAN
2 3 (1.86%) NAS
3 2 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (1.24%) FCoE
3 2 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.24%) Internet
3 2 (1.24%) Intranet
3 2 (1.24%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.24%) LAN
3 2 (1.24%) Multicast
3 2 (1.24%) VPN
3 2 (1.24%) WAN
4 1 (0.62%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) Firewall
4 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (48.45%) SQL Server
2 69 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 42 (26.09%) MySQL
4 33 (20.50%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 19 (11.80%) RDBMS
7 18 (11.18%) Sybase ASE
8 13 (8.07%) NoSQL
9 11 (6.83%) DB2
10 10 (6.21%) Data Mart
10 10 (6.21%) Oracle Database
11 9 (5.59%) KDB
11 9 (5.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (5.59%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (4.97%) Kdb+
13 7 (4.35%) MariaDB
13 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (4.35%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 31 (19.25%) Subversion
2 26 (16.15%) JIRA
3 24 (14.91%) Git (software)
4 20 (12.42%) JUnit
5 19 (11.80%) jMock
6 16 (9.94%) Jenkins
7 11 (6.83%) Maven
8 8 (4.97%) Bitbucket
8 8 (4.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (4.35%) TeamCity
9 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio Code
10 6 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.73%) FishEye
11 5 (3.11%) Artifactory
11 5 (3.11%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.11%) Hudson
11 5 (3.11%) IntelliJ
12 4 (2.48%) JMeter
13 2 (1.24%) Serena SBM
General
1 68 (42.24%) Finance
2 58 (36.02%) Banking
3 38 (23.60%) Social Skills
4 34 (21.12%) Front Office
5 32 (19.88%) Investment Banking
6 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (6.83%) Back Office
8 2 (1.24%) Advertising
8 2 (1.24%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.24%) Electronics
8 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.24%) German Language
8 2 (1.24%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.24%) International Banking
8 2 (1.24%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (1.24%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
9 1 (0.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (53.42%) Developer
2 42 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 19 (11.80%) Java Middleware Developer
3 19 (11.80%) Middleware Developer
4 17 (10.56%) Integration Developer
5 13 (8.07%) Data Engineer
5 13 (8.07%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (7.45%) Architect
6 12 (7.45%) Unix Engineer
7 11 (6.83%) Development Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Murex Developer
9 9 (5.59%) Analyst
10 8 (4.97%) DBA
10 8 (4.97%) Java Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 8 (4.97%) Senior Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.73%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.73%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.73%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.60%) Spring
2 28 (17.39%) Middleware
3 24 (14.91%) JMS
3 24 (14.91%) Web Services
4 22 (13.66%) REST
4 22 (13.66%) XML
5 21 (13.04%) Java EE
6 20 (12.42%) Apache Camel
6 20 (12.42%) Hibernate
7 19 (11.80%) JTA
7 19 (11.80%) JTS
8 17 (10.56%) .NET
8 17 (10.56%) AngularJS
9 15 (9.32%) HTML
10 13 (8.07%) XSLT
11 12 (7.45%) Spring Boot
12 11 (6.83%) CSS
12 11 (6.83%) React
13 9 (5.59%) .NET Core
13 9 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Fixed Income
2 13 (8.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (6.21%) Replication
4 9 (5.59%) Clustering
4 9 (5.59%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (4.97%) Equities
6 5 (3.11%) Derivative
6 5 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.11%) Reference Data
7 4 (2.48%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.48%) Exotic Derivative
7 4 (2.48%) Grid Computing
7 4 (2.48%) Swaptions
8 3 (1.86%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.24%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.62%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 79 (49.07%) Linux
2 67 (41.61%) Unix
3 36 (22.36%) Windows
4 8 (4.97%) VMS
5 7 (4.35%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.73%) Solaris
7 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.24%) SUSE
9 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.15%) Microservices
3 24 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (14.29%) OO
4 23 (14.29%) SDLC
4 23 (14.29%) UML
5 21 (13.04%) BDD
5 21 (13.04%) TDD
6 20 (12.42%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (10.56%) Business Analysis
7 17 (10.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (9.94%) Computer Science
9 15 (9.32%) Analytics
10 14 (8.70%) DevOps
10 14 (8.70%) Migration
11 13 (8.07%) Data Modelling
11 13 (8.07%) Full Stack Development
11 13 (8.07%) Mathematics
12 12 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 92 (57.14%) Java
2 61 (37.89%) SQL
3 44 (27.33%) Python
4 37 (22.98%) Perl
5 28 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 25 (15.53%) C#
7 21 (13.04%) C++
8 12 (7.45%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.59%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.59%) PowerShell
9 9 (5.59%) Shell Script
9 9 (5.59%) TypeScript
10 8 (4.97%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.11%) Scala
12 4 (2.48%) C
12 4 (2.48%) Ruby
12 4 (2.48%) VB
13 3 (1.86%) VBA
14 2 (1.24%) Apex Code
14 2 (1.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.86%) ISEB
3 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.62%) MCSD
4 1 (0.62%) MCSE
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.11%) QA
3 4 (2.48%) GDPR
3 4 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (19.88%) Docker
2 13 (8.07%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (5.59%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.24%) KVM
6 2 (1.24%) NFS
6 2 (1.24%) SRDF
6 2 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.24%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (22.36%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.59%) Ansible
3 8 (4.97%) Data Guard
4 7 (4.35%) Puppet
4 7 (4.35%) Terraform
5 5 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.86%) Control-M
7 2 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (1.24%) QRadar
7 2 (1.24%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 83 (51.55%) Oracle
2 17 (10.56%) Murex
3 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.83%) SAP
5 9 (5.59%) VMware
6 7 (4.35%) Google
7 6 (3.73%) Atlassian
8 5 (3.11%) SaltStack
9 4 (2.48%) EMC
9 4 (2.48%) IBM
9 4 (2.48%) NetApp
9 4 (2.48%) OpenLink
9 4 (2.48%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.48%) Sun
9 4 (2.48%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.86%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.86%) BMC
10 3 (1.86%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.86%) Qualys
10 3 (1.86%) Splunk