Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 444 381
Rank change year-on-year +34 -63 -48
Contract jobs citing Sybase 564 528 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.11% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 327 426
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £406 £350 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £46.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.46% +168.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -28.46% -

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 43242 47490 49684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 45.29% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26864 29037 29297
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £240 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1447 1703 2110
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.21 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -5.71% +6.06%

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 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 +35 490 £550 +10.00% 31
London +11 426 £550 +10.00% 21
UK excluding London -10 131 £420 -6.67% 10
Scotland -2 59 £425 +6.25%
South East +27 35 £375 -12.28% 2
North of England +21 15 £550 +15.79% 3
Yorkshire +9 10 £550 +12.82% 1
East of England -14 10 £350 -30.00% 3
Northern Ireland -42 9 £413 +10.00%
North East +63 5 - -
South West -2 3 £288 -47.73% 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 341 (60.46%) SQL
2 310 (54.96%) Java
3 283 (50.18%) Finance
4 249 (44.15%) Linux
5 244 (43.26%) Unix
6 216 (38.30%) Oracle
7 212 (37.59%) Banking
8 172 (30.50%) Perl
9 154 (27.30%) Relational Database
10 139 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (19.15%) Investment Banking
12 100 (17.73%) Shell Script
13 94 (16.67%) Front Office
14 93 (16.49%) OO
15 92 (16.31%) Python
16 91 (16.13%) DB2
16 91 (16.13%) Electronic Trading
17 89 (15.78%) SQL Server
18 86 (15.25%) C#
19 81 (14.36%) Equities
20 79 (14.01%) RDBMS
21 76 (13.48%) C++
21 76 (13.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 75 (13.30%) SDLC
23 73 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
23 73 (12.94%) JavaScript
24 70 (12.41%) FIX Protocol
25 68 (12.06%) XML
26 67 (11.88%) Spring
27 64 (11.35%) Sybase ASE

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 25 (4.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (4.08%) Confluence
3 21 (3.72%) MQSeries
4 20 (3.55%) JBoss
5 16 (2.84%) SAS
6 15 (2.66%) CICS
7 13 (2.30%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (1.77%) Apache
10 8 (1.42%) Apache Spark
11 6 (1.06%) Mule
11 6 (1.06%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.71%) Apache Qpid
12 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.53%) Mule ESB
14 2 (0.35%) GemFire
14 2 (0.35%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.35%) nginx
14 2 (0.35%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 24 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (7.09%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.42%) Kondor
3 7 (1.24%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (1.06%) RMDS
5 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.77%) OpenShift
3 7 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.53%) GitHub
4 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.18%) G Suite
5 1 (0.18%) IaaS
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.61%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.37%) SSL
3 18 (3.19%) LDAP
4 15 (2.66%) Kerberos
4 15 (2.66%) SAN
4 15 (2.66%) SSH
5 14 (2.48%) Firewall
6 12 (2.13%) LAN
7 10 (1.77%) FTP
8 8 (1.42%) Internet
9 5 (0.89%) 3GPP
9 5 (0.89%) ATM
9 5 (0.89%) CDMA
9 5 (0.89%) GPRS
9 5 (0.89%) GSM
9 5 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.89%) ISDN
9 5 (0.89%) PSTN
9 5 (0.89%) UMTS
9 5 (0.89%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (27.30%) Relational Database
2 91 (16.13%) DB2
3 89 (15.78%) SQL Server
4 79 (14.01%) RDBMS
5 64 (11.35%) Sybase ASE
6 36 (6.38%) Oracle Database
7 33 (5.85%) KDB
8 28 (4.96%) MySQL
9 18 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (2.66%) NoSQL
10 15 (2.66%) Sybase IQ
11 14 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (1.95%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (1.77%) Big Data
14 10 (1.77%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.60%) SAP HANA
16 8 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 54 (9.57%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.16%) Maven
3 45 (7.98%) Subversion
4 38 (6.74%) JIRA
5 34 (6.03%) JUnit
6 25 (4.43%) Jenkins
7 19 (3.37%) TeamCity
8 17 (3.01%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (2.30%) Ant
10 12 (2.13%) IntelliJ
11 10 (1.77%) Checkstyle
11 10 (1.77%) Eclipse
11 10 (1.77%) SoapUI
11 10 (1.77%) XMLUnit
12 7 (1.24%) FishEye
12 7 (1.24%) Hudson
12 7 (1.24%) jMock
12 7 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 283 (50.18%) Finance
2 212 (37.59%) Banking
3 108 (19.15%) Investment Banking
4 94 (16.67%) Front Office
5 43 (7.62%) Financial Institution
6 25 (4.43%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.55%) Games
8 19 (3.37%) Back Office
9 5 (0.89%) Retail
10 4 (0.71%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.35%) German Language
11 2 (0.35%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (57.45%) Developer
2 176 (31.21%) Java Developer
3 58 (10.28%) C# Developer
4 55 (9.75%) Senior Developer
5 43 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 42 (7.45%) Analyst
7 35 (6.21%) C++ Developer
8 34 (6.03%) DBA
9 33 (5.85%) Consultant
9 33 (5.85%) SQL Developer
10 32 (5.67%) Sybase Developer
11 26 (4.61%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 26 (4.61%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
11 26 (4.61%) Sybase DBA
12 23 (4.08%) .NET Developer
12 23 (4.08%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
13 22 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (3.72%) Architect
15 20 (3.55%) Games Developer
15 20 (3.55%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.41%) FIX Protocol
2 68 (12.06%) XML
3 67 (11.88%) Spring
4 59 (10.46%) JMS
5 55 (9.75%) J2EE
6 52 (9.22%) .NET
7 50 (8.87%) REST
8 48 (8.51%) HTML
9 45 (7.98%) Hibernate
9 45 (7.98%) Web Services
10 39 (6.91%) TIBCO EMS
11 38 (6.74%) Middleware
12 27 (4.79%) HTML5
13 25 (4.43%) WinForms
14 22 (3.90%) WPF
15 20 (3.55%) AngularJS
16 19 (3.37%) J2SE
16 19 (3.37%) Ultra Messaging
17 18 (3.19%) CSS
18 17 (3.01%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 81 (14.36%) Equities
2 76 (13.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 73 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (7.98%) Fixed Income
5 42 (7.45%) Computer Science
6 31 (5.50%) Derivative
7 27 (4.79%) N-Tier
8 26 (4.61%) PKI
9 23 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (3.01%) Mainframe
11 16 (2.84%) Replication
12 14 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (2.13%) Management Information System
13 12 (2.13%) Market Risk
14 10 (1.77%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.77%) Fintech
15 9 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
16 8 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (1.42%) OTC Derivatives
17 7 (1.24%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 249 (44.15%) Linux
2 244 (43.26%) Unix
3 60 (10.64%) Windows
4 48 (8.51%) Solaris
5 41 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (2.66%) zOS
7 6 (1.06%) Android
7 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.89%) Windows 2000
8 5 (0.89%) Windows NT
9 3 (0.53%) AIX
9 3 (0.53%) HPUX
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (16.49%) OO
3 91 (16.13%) Electronic Trading
4 75 (13.30%) SDLC
5 63 (11.17%) Integration Testing
6 60 (10.64%) Test Automation
7 52 (9.22%) OOD
8 50 (8.87%) Multithreading
9 48 (8.51%) Risk Management
10 45 (7.98%) Low Latency
11 35 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (6.03%) SOA
13 32 (5.67%) Migration
14 30 (5.32%) Analytics
15 28 (4.96%) Mentoring
15 28 (4.96%) TDD
16 26 (4.61%) Change Management
16 26 (4.61%) Data Modelling
16 26 (4.61%) Mathematics
16 26 (4.61%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 341 (60.46%) SQL
2 310 (54.96%) Java
3 172 (30.50%) Perl
4 100 (17.73%) Shell Script
5 92 (16.31%) Python
6 86 (15.25%) C#
7 76 (13.48%) C++
8 73 (12.94%) JavaScript
9 54 (9.57%) T-SQL
10 37 (6.56%) PL/SQL
11 32 (5.67%) Bash Shell
12 28 (4.96%) Korn
13 16 (2.84%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.66%) Assembly Language
14 15 (2.66%) CLIST
14 15 (2.66%) JCL
14 15 (2.66%) REXX
15 13 (2.30%) Scala
16 11 (1.95%) VB
16 11 (1.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (6.56%) Degree
2 21 (3.72%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (2.48%) ISEB
3 14 (2.48%) ISTQB
3 14 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.89%) CCNA
5 5 (0.89%) CCNP
5 5 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.71%) CISSP
6 4 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.71%) PMP
7 2 (0.35%) CISA
7 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CISM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.61%) QA
2 15 (2.66%) MiFID
3 10 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.53%) EMIR
4 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.35%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.19%) Docker
3 15 (2.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 15 (2.66%) RACF
3 15 (2.66%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (1.06%) NFS
5 4 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.35%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (2.66%) zSecure
2 13 (2.30%) Ansible
3 5 (0.89%) Data Guard
3 5 (0.89%) NetBackup
3 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (0.89%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 4 (0.71%) Netcool
4 4 (0.71%) QRadar
4 4 (0.71%) SCOM
4 4 (0.71%) WMI
5 3 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.35%) Puppet
7 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.18%) Oozie
7 1 (0.18%) RSA Security Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 216 (38.30%) Oracle
2 62 (10.99%) TIBCO
3 47 (8.33%) IBM
4 44 (7.80%) ION Trading
5 42 (7.45%) SAP
6 24 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 22 (3.90%) AppDynamics
7 22 (3.90%) Atlassian
8 17 (3.01%) Currenex
9 16 (2.84%) Bloomberg
10 15 (2.66%) CA
10 15 (2.66%) Murex
11 13 (2.30%) Red Hat
12 11 (1.95%) Reuters
12 11 (1.95%) Solace
13 9 (1.60%) CyberArk
14 8 (1.42%) Google
14 8 (1.42%) Sun
15 7 (1.24%) Fidessa
15 7 (1.24%) Infragistics