Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 599 368 453
Rank change year-on-year -231 +85 -88
Contract jobs citing Sybase 292 605 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.64% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 1.45% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 369 371
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £325
90th Percentile £730 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +7.75% -5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £72.50 - -
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 43,337 41,649 49,033
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.81% 43.85% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,847 25,425 30,024
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £245
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,585 1,438 1,629
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.47 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.07 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.47 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.21% -5.91% +2.94%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 -202 265 £550 - 48
London -161 245 £550 - 41
UK excluding London -136 44 £431 +7.75% 10
Scotland -82 20 £463 +15.63% 2
Northern Ireland -7 7 £431 +7.75% 1
South East -56 7 £413 -7.30% 2
East of England +6 4 £350 - 2
North of England -21 4 £463 +5.71% 2
Yorkshire -9 3 £463 -11.90% 1
South West -3 1 - -
Midlands -8 1 £370 +13.85% 1
West Midlands -19 1 £370 +13.85% 1
North West -25 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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.

1 160 (54.79%) Java
2 140 (47.95%) Finance
3 131 (44.86%) Linux
4 129 (44.18%) Oracle
5 110 (37.67%) SQL
6 98 (33.56%) Perl
7 91 (31.16%) Banking
8 90 (30.82%) SQL Server
9 89 (30.48%) JavaScript
9 89 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (29.45%) Unix
11 80 (27.40%) Python
12 79 (27.05%) Relational Database
13 70 (23.97%) OO
14 68 (23.29%) AngularJS
15 58 (19.86%) SDLC
16 57 (19.52%) PostgreSQL
17 52 (17.81%) Front Office
17 52 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
18 50 (17.12%) Git (software)
19 49 (16.78%) HTML
19 49 (16.78%) DB2
20 47 (16.10%) MySQL
21 46 (15.75%) Windows
22 44 (15.07%) TDD
22 44 (15.07%) Spring
22 44 (15.07%) JIRA
23 40 (13.70%) JMS
23 40 (13.70%) Confluence
23 40 (13.70%) React

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 40 (13.70%) Confluence
2 35 (11.99%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (6.85%) Apache
4 18 (6.16%) Apache Spark
4 18 (6.16%) JBoss
5 14 (4.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.40%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.71%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.71%) SAS
9 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.03%) CICS
10 3 (1.03%) DataSynapse
10 3 (1.03%) Jetty
10 3 (1.03%) Mule
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 2 (0.68%) IIS
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.34%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (6.51%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.37%) Kondor
3 3 (1.03%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.34%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.03%) GitHub
3 3 (1.03%) IaaS
3 3 (1.03%) PaaS
4 2 (0.68%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.68%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.74%) AMQP
2 7 (2.40%) Kerberos
3 6 (2.05%) SSH
4 4 (1.37%) NAS
4 4 (1.37%) SAN
5 3 (1.03%) SSL
6 2 (0.68%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.68%) ATM
6 2 (0.68%) CDMA
6 2 (0.68%) GPRS
6 2 (0.68%) GSM
6 2 (0.68%) HTTP
6 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.68%) ISDN
6 2 (0.68%) LAN
6 2 (0.68%) PSTN
6 2 (0.68%) SNMP
6 2 (0.68%) UMTS
6 2 (0.68%) WAN
6 2 (0.68%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (30.82%) SQL Server
2 79 (27.05%) Relational Database
3 57 (19.52%) PostgreSQL
4 49 (16.78%) DB2
5 47 (16.10%) MySQL
6 28 (9.59%) KDB
7 24 (8.22%) NoSQL
7 24 (8.22%) RDBMS
8 23 (7.88%) Big Data
8 23 (7.88%) Sybase ASE
9 22 (7.53%) MongoDB
10 19 (6.51%) Hadoop
11 15 (5.14%) HBase
11 15 (5.14%) Sybase IQ
12 14 (4.79%) Oracle Database
13 13 (4.45%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (2.74%) OLAP
15 6 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (2.05%) Riak
16 5 (1.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 50 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 44 (15.07%) JIRA
3 38 (13.01%) Jenkins
4 35 (11.99%) Maven
5 32 (10.96%) Subversion
6 23 (7.88%) TeamCity
7 21 (7.19%) JUnit
8 13 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (4.45%) FishEye
8 13 (4.45%) Hudson
9 12 (4.11%) jMock
10 7 (2.40%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.40%) Selenium
11 6 (2.05%) ClearCase
11 6 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.71%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.37%) Ant
13 4 (1.37%) Gradle
13 4 (1.37%) IntelliJ
14 3 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 140 (47.95%) Finance
2 91 (31.16%) Banking
3 52 (17.81%) Front Office
4 34 (11.64%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.11%) Back Office
5 12 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.40%) Prime Brokerage
7 4 (1.37%) Advertising
8 3 (1.03%) Retail
9 2 (0.68%) French Language
9 2 (0.68%) German Language
9 2 (0.68%) Legal
9 2 (0.68%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Law
10 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (65.41%) Developer
2 92 (31.51%) Java Developer
3 41 (14.04%) Senior Developer
4 37 (12.67%) Python Developer
5 28 (9.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 23 (7.88%) C# Developer
7 21 (7.19%) DBA
8 16 (5.48%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 16 (5.48%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 15 (5.14%) Administrator
9 15 (5.14%) Analyst
9 15 (5.14%) Angular Developer
10 14 (4.79%) .NET Developer
10 14 (4.79%) Sybase Developer
11 13 (4.45%) SQL Developer
12 12 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
13 11 (3.77%) Perl Developer
14 10 (3.42%) Oracle DBA
14 10 (3.42%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (23.29%) AngularJS
2 49 (16.78%) HTML
3 44 (15.07%) Spring
4 40 (13.70%) JMS
4 40 (13.70%) React
5 34 (11.64%) XML
6 32 (10.96%) Web Services
7 31 (10.62%) HTML5
8 28 (9.59%) FIX Protocol
9 26 (8.90%) .NET
10 24 (8.22%) Hibernate
10 24 (8.22%) Middleware
10 24 (8.22%) REST
11 21 (7.19%) .NET Framework
12 18 (6.16%) TIBCO EMS
13 17 (5.82%) JSON
14 16 (5.48%) JTA
14 16 (5.48%) Node.js
14 16 (5.48%) SOAP
14 16 (5.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 33 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (10.96%) Derivative
4 29 (9.93%) Fixed Income
5 20 (6.85%) Equities
6 13 (4.45%) Data Centre
6 13 (4.45%) Data Structures
7 12 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (3.42%) Hedge funds
8 10 (3.42%) Replication
9 9 (3.08%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.74%) Algorithms
10 8 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (2.05%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (2.05%) Fintech
11 6 (2.05%) OTC Derivatives
11 6 (2.05%) User Experience
12 5 (1.71%) Equity Risk
13 4 (1.37%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 131 (44.86%) Linux
2 86 (29.45%) Unix
3 46 (15.75%) Windows
4 22 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (5.48%) Solaris
6 4 (1.37%) Android
7 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.03%) CentOS
7 3 (1.03%) Debian
7 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.03%) zOS
8 2 (0.68%) AIX
8 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (23.97%) OO
3 58 (19.86%) SDLC
4 52 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (15.07%) TDD
6 38 (13.01%) Data Modelling
7 32 (10.96%) Configuration Management
8 29 (9.93%) Electronic Trading
9 26 (8.90%) Task Automation
10 24 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (7.88%) Unit Testing
12 22 (7.53%) Multithreading
13 21 (7.19%) MVC
14 20 (6.85%) UML
15 19 (6.51%) Deployment Automation
15 19 (6.51%) DevOps
15 19 (6.51%) Test Automation
15 19 (6.51%) Workflow
16 18 (6.16%) BDD
16 18 (6.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 160 (54.79%) Java
2 110 (37.67%) SQL
3 98 (33.56%) Perl
4 89 (30.48%) JavaScript
5 80 (27.40%) Python
6 38 (13.01%) C#
7 32 (10.96%) Java 8
8 29 (9.93%) Go
9 28 (9.59%) Shell Script
10 25 (8.56%) Bash Shell
11 24 (8.22%) C++
12 19 (6.51%) PowerShell
13 16 (5.48%) C
13 16 (5.48%) T-SQL
14 14 (4.79%) TypeScript
15 12 (4.11%) PL/SQL
16 11 (3.77%) Korn
16 11 (3.77%) Scala
16 11 (3.77%) VBA
17 10 (3.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (7.88%) Degree
2 4 (1.37%) CISSP
3 3 (1.03%) CISM
3 3 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) CCNA
4 2 (0.68%) CCNP
4 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.68%) HP ASE
4 2 (0.68%) ISEB
4 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.34%) ACCA
5 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.34%) CIMA
5 1 (0.34%) CISA
5 1 (0.34%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.74%) QA
2 6 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.37%) GDPR
4 3 (1.03%) FINRA
4 3 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) MiFID
5 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.05%) Docker
3 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.03%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 3 (1.03%) NFS
4 3 (1.03%) RACF
4 3 (1.03%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.68%) HDFS
5 2 (0.68%) KVM
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.68%) SRDF
5 2 (0.68%) Xen
6 1 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (10.27%) Puppet
2 29 (9.93%) Salt
3 27 (9.25%) Ansible
4 26 (8.90%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.03%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.03%) Terraform
6 3 (1.03%) zSecure
7 2 (0.68%) OpenView
7 2 (0.68%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 129 (44.18%) Oracle
2 28 (9.59%) TIBCO
3 19 (6.51%) ION Trading
4 17 (5.82%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.14%) Murex
6 12 (4.11%) Atlassian
7 11 (3.77%) IBM
8 8 (2.74%) Greenplum
8 8 (2.74%) SAP
9 7 (2.40%) Hortonworks
9 7 (2.40%) Perforce
10 6 (2.05%) Cloudera
10 6 (2.05%) Currenex
10 6 (2.05%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.71%) Bloomberg
11 5 (1.71%) CyberArk
11 5 (1.71%) MapR
11 5 (1.71%) Netezza
11 5 (1.71%) Solace
11 5 (1.71%) Sun