Period
to 21 August 2017

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 August 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
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 466 359
Rank change year-on-year +118 -107 -44
Contract jobs citing Sybase 658 512 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.47% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 1.05% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 340 458
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £375 £337 £318
90th Percentile £638 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -4.71% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK 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 41759 48738 50446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.59% 44.94% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25527 29904 29378
UK median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1641 2237
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.71% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year -5.04% +2.21% +3.03%

Sybase
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 August 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 13 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 August 2017. 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 +100 551 £550 +10.00% 47
London +104 484 £550 +10.00% 36
UK excluding London +39 170 £405 -4.71% 16
Scotland +26 70 £425 +6.25% 4
South East +33 44 £443 +4.29% 1
Northern Ireland -17 34 £400 - 1
North of England +35 14 £488 +2.63% 2
North West +30 8 £450 +9.76% 2
East of England -14 7 £350 -30.00% 3
North East +46 5 - -
Midlands +27 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +9 1 £525 +10.53%
East Midlands -10 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 367 (55.78%) SQL
2 361 (54.86%) Finance
3 319 (48.48%) Java
4 315 (47.87%) Unix
5 284 (43.16%) Linux
6 251 (38.15%) Oracle
7 220 (33.43%) Banking
8 211 (32.07%) Perl
9 186 (28.27%) Relational Database
10 152 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
11 136 (20.67%) Front Office
12 131 (19.91%) Shell Script
13 129 (19.60%) SQL Server
14 123 (18.69%) C#
15 120 (18.24%) OO
16 103 (15.65%) DB2
17 101 (15.35%) Investment Banking
18 96 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
19 94 (14.29%) C++
20 91 (13.83%) Equities
20 91 (13.83%) SDLC
21 86 (13.07%) Python
22 83 (12.61%) Spring
23 81 (12.31%) RDBMS
24 77 (11.70%) Fixed Income
25 74 (11.25%) XML
26 72 (10.94%) Windows
26 72 (10.94%) JMS
27 71 (10.79%) Sybase ASE
28 68 (10.33%) 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 26 (3.95%) MQSeries
1 26 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (3.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 18 (2.74%) Confluence
3 18 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.58%) SAS
5 16 (2.43%) CICS
6 15 (2.28%) JBoss
7 12 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.67%) NetWeaver
9 10 (1.52%) Apache
9 10 (1.52%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.52%) WebLogic
10 7 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.06%) Mule
11 4 (0.61%) Apache Qpid
12 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.46%) GemFire
12 3 (0.46%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 43 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (3.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.74%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.61%) Kondor
3 4 (0.61%) RMDS
4 3 (0.46%) Pega PRPC
5 2 (0.30%) Murex MxG2000
6 1 (0.15%) Actimize
6 1 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.46%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.30%) GitHub
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.58%) Kerberos
1 17 (2.58%) LDAP
1 17 (2.58%) SSL
2 16 (2.43%) SSH
3 15 (2.28%) Firewall
4 10 (1.52%) SAN
5 9 (1.37%) Internet
5 9 (1.37%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.91%) LAN
7 4 (0.61%) SNMP
8 3 (0.46%) 3GPP
8 3 (0.46%) ATM
8 3 (0.46%) CDMA
8 3 (0.46%) FTP
8 3 (0.46%) GPRS
8 3 (0.46%) GSM
8 3 (0.46%) PSTN
8 3 (0.46%) UMTS
8 3 (0.46%) WAN
8 3 (0.46%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (28.27%) Relational Database
2 129 (19.60%) SQL Server
3 103 (15.65%) DB2
4 81 (12.31%) RDBMS
5 71 (10.79%) Sybase ASE
6 31 (4.71%) Oracle Database
7 28 (4.26%) SAP HANA
8 24 (3.65%) Data Mart
9 23 (3.50%) NoSQL
10 21 (3.19%) MongoDB
11 18 (2.74%) MySQL
12 17 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (2.58%) KDB
13 14 (2.13%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.98%) Big Data
15 12 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (1.67%) HBase
16 11 (1.67%) Sybase IQ
17 10 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 54 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 53 (8.05%) Subversion
3 44 (6.69%) Maven
4 43 (6.53%) JUnit
5 34 (5.17%) JIRA
6 33 (5.02%) TeamCity
7 29 (4.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.52%) jMock
10 9 (1.37%) IntelliJ
10 9 (1.37%) Mockito
11 8 (1.22%) Hudson
12 7 (1.06%) FishEye
12 7 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.91%) Visual Studio
14 5 (0.76%) Ant
14 5 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.76%) Concordion
14 5 (0.76%) JBehave
14 5 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 361 (54.86%) Finance
2 220 (33.43%) Banking
3 136 (20.67%) Front Office
4 101 (15.35%) Investment Banking
5 55 (8.36%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.58%) Back Office
8 15 (2.28%) Games
9 8 (1.22%) Retail
10 7 (1.06%) Prime Brokerage
11 6 (0.91%) French Language
12 4 (0.61%) German Language
13 3 (0.46%) Legal
14 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Publishing
15 1 (0.15%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 359 (54.56%) Developer
2 179 (27.20%) Java Developer
3 79 (12.01%) C# Developer
4 66 (10.03%) Analyst
5 64 (9.73%) DBA
6 51 (7.75%) C++ Developer
7 45 (6.84%) Sybase Developer
8 43 (6.53%) Sybase DBA
9 36 (5.47%) Senior Developer
10 35 (5.32%) Consultant
11 24 (3.65%) C++/C# Developer
12 23 (3.50%) Support Analyst
13 22 (3.34%) .NET Developer
13 22 (3.34%) Architect
13 22 (3.34%) Senior Java Developer
14 20 (3.04%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
14 20 (3.04%) Front Office Developer
15 19 (2.89%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (2.89%) Software Developer
16 18 (2.74%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (12.61%) Spring
2 74 (11.25%) XML
3 72 (10.94%) JMS
4 63 (9.57%) J2EE
4 63 (9.57%) Middleware
5 60 (9.12%) FIX Protocol
6 54 (8.21%) .NET
7 53 (8.05%) Web Services
8 49 (7.45%) Hibernate
9 45 (6.84%) HTML
10 39 (5.93%) WPF
11 33 (5.02%) REST
12 32 (4.86%) HTML5
13 31 (4.71%) Ultra Messaging
14 27 (4.10%) CSS
14 27 (4.10%) J2SE
15 24 (3.65%) SAP Basis
16 22 (3.34%) RESTful
16 22 (3.34%) SOAP
17 21 (3.19%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (13.83%) Equities
3 77 (11.70%) Fixed Income
4 66 (10.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 57 (8.66%) Derivative
6 34 (5.17%) Equity Derivative
7 33 (5.02%) Computer Science
8 25 (3.80%) PKI
9 20 (3.04%) N-Tier
10 19 (2.89%) Data Structures
10 19 (2.89%) Mainframe
11 18 (2.74%) Replication
12 17 (2.58%) Market Risk
13 15 (2.28%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (1.98%) Algorithms
14 13 (1.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 11 (1.67%) Fintech
16 10 (1.52%) Reference Data
17 9 (1.37%) Management Information System
17 9 (1.37%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 315 (47.87%) Unix
2 284 (43.16%) Linux
3 72 (10.94%) Windows
4 55 (8.36%) Solaris
5 18 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.58%) zOS
7 9 (1.37%) SUSE
8 5 (0.76%) Android
8 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.76%) CentOS
8 5 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.46%) AIX
9 3 (0.46%) Windows 2000
9 3 (0.46%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.46%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.30%) HPUX
11 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (18.24%) OO
3 91 (13.83%) SDLC
4 67 (10.18%) Electronic Trading
5 62 (9.42%) Low Latency
6 61 (9.27%) Multithreading
7 50 (7.60%) ITIL
7 50 (7.60%) Test Automation
8 48 (7.29%) Risk Management
9 47 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 46 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
11 45 (6.84%) OOD
12 43 (6.53%) Mentoring
13 39 (5.93%) Data Modelling
13 39 (5.93%) Workflow
14 37 (5.62%) Analytics
15 36 (5.47%) SOA
16 35 (5.32%) Change Management
17 34 (5.17%) Migration
17 34 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 367 (55.78%) SQL
2 319 (48.48%) Java
3 211 (32.07%) Perl
4 131 (19.91%) Shell Script
5 123 (18.69%) C#
6 94 (14.29%) C++
7 86 (13.07%) Python
8 67 (10.18%) JavaScript
9 58 (8.81%) T-SQL
10 44 (6.69%) Korn
10 44 (6.69%) PL/SQL
11 38 (5.78%) Bash Shell
12 21 (3.19%) C
12 21 (3.19%) VBA
13 19 (2.89%) Scala
14 18 (2.74%) Ruby
15 17 (2.58%) Assembly Language
15 17 (2.58%) VB
16 16 (2.43%) JCL
16 16 (2.43%) REXX
Qualifications
1 67 (10.18%) Degree
2 17 (2.58%) ISEB
3 15 (2.28%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.76%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.61%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.46%) CCNA
8 3 (0.46%) CCNP
8 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.46%) CISSP
9 2 (0.30%) CISA
10 1 (0.15%) MBA
10 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.10%) QA
2 18 (2.74%) MiFID
3 15 (2.28%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.46%) EMIR
5 2 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.30%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (3.65%) Docker
2 16 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.43%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 16 (2.43%) RACF
2 16 (2.43%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (1.06%) NFS
4 6 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.30%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.30%) KVM
6 2 (0.30%) SRDF
6 2 (0.30%) Xen
7 1 (0.15%) Samba
7 1 (0.15%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.43%) zSecure
3 6 (0.91%) Control-M
4 5 (0.76%) Data Guard
4 5 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.76%) Puppet
4 5 (0.76%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.61%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.61%) Netcool
5 4 (0.61%) SCOM
5 4 (0.61%) WMI
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.46%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.30%) Oozie
7 2 (0.30%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 1 (0.15%) Ansible
8 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 251 (38.15%) Oracle
2 68 (10.33%) SAP
3 59 (8.97%) TIBCO
4 51 (7.75%) IBM
5 39 (5.93%) Murex
6 29 (4.41%) Currenex
7 28 (4.26%) Microsoft
8 24 (3.65%) Bloomberg
9 22 (3.34%) AppDynamics
10 19 (2.89%) ION Trading
11 17 (2.58%) Atlassian
11 17 (2.58%) Reuters
12 16 (2.43%) CA
13 15 (2.28%) Red Hat
14 14 (2.13%) NetApp
15 13 (1.98%) Sun
16 10 (1.52%) CyberArk
17 7 (1.06%) Apple
17 7 (1.06%) Informatica
17 7 (1.06%) webMethods