Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 594 601 437
Rank change year-on-year +7 -164 +26
Contract jobs citing Sybase 189 320 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.30% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.72% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 243 340
UK median daily rate £590 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.77% -2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £420 £380 £400
90th Percentile £775 £675 £689
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £420
% change year-on-year +2.56% +16.07% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £32.00
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 34,532 44,447 43,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.64% 42.36% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,541 27,644 27,371
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £234
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,462 1,629 1,404
UK median hourly rate £19.22 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.75 £10.68
90th Percentile £52.25 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.75 £16.75
% change year-on-year +7.46% - +1.52%

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 +36 183 £595 +8.18% 27
London +37 166 £613 +11.36% 22
UK excluding London +18 21 £500 +2.56% 6
Midlands - 5 £500 - 1
South West +2 4 £525 -4.55%
Scotland +1 4 £385 -26.67%
South East +43 3 - - 1
North of England +42 3 £500 +16.28% 1
East Midlands - 3 £530 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 2 £488 -
East of England +10 1 £365 -3.95% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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.

1 144 (76.19%) Oracle
2 134 (70.90%) SQL
3 112 (59.26%) Java
4 84 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 82 (43.39%) PostgreSQL
6 76 (40.21%) Finance
7 72 (38.10%) AWS
8 63 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 55 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (26.46%) RDBMS
11 49 (25.93%) DB2
11 49 (25.93%) Azure
12 48 (25.40%) Microservices
12 48 (25.40%) Web Services
13 47 (24.87%) Front Office
13 47 (24.87%) Banking
14 45 (23.81%) MySQL
15 44 (23.28%) XML
15 44 (23.28%) Asset Management
16 43 (22.75%) Software Engineering
16 43 (22.75%) J2EE
16 43 (22.75%) Linux
17 42 (22.22%) Python
17 42 (22.22%) Derivative
18 38 (20.11%) Security Cleared
18 38 (20.11%) Amazon Aurora
19 37 (19.58%) MongoDB
20 34 (17.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 34 (17.99%) Fixed Income
21 33 (17.46%) T-SQL

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 29 (15.34%) JBoss
1 29 (15.34%) WebLogic
2 26 (13.76%) Confluence
3 24 (12.70%) MQSeries
4 8 (4.23%) Apache Spark
5 7 (3.70%) Apache
5 7 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.17%) Jetty
6 6 (3.17%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 6 (3.17%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.59%) NetWeaver
7 3 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (1.06%) IIS
9 1 (0.53%) CICS
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.53%) Mule
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.53%) SAP EP
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (10.58%) FINCAD Analytics
2 8 (4.23%) PolarLake
3 6 (3.17%) Markit EDM
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.53%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.53%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.53%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 72 (38.10%) AWS
2 49 (25.93%) Azure
3 21 (11.11%) GCP
4 20 (10.58%) AWS Step Functions
5 3 (1.59%) GitHub
5 3 (1.59%) PaaS
6 2 (1.06%) IaaS
6 2 (1.06%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.06%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.06%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.17%) SSH
3 4 (2.12%) ATM
3 4 (2.12%) DNS
3 4 (2.12%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (2.12%) Internet
3 4 (2.12%) ISDN
4 3 (1.59%) 3GPP
4 3 (1.59%) CDMA
4 3 (1.59%) DHCP
4 3 (1.59%) Diameter Protocol
4 3 (1.59%) GPRS
4 3 (1.59%) GSM
4 3 (1.59%) ISUP
4 3 (1.59%) Megaco
4 3 (1.59%) PSTN
4 3 (1.59%) UMTS
4 3 (1.59%) WCDMA
5 2 (1.06%) NAS
5 2 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 82 (43.39%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 50 (26.46%) RDBMS
5 49 (25.93%) DB2
6 45 (23.81%) MySQL
7 38 (20.11%) Amazon Aurora
8 37 (19.58%) MongoDB
9 25 (13.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 25 (13.23%) Oracle Database
10 22 (11.64%) NoSQL
11 20 (10.58%) Amazon Athena
11 20 (10.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 20 (10.58%) Couchbase
11 20 (10.58%) HBase
11 20 (10.58%) MariaDB
11 20 (10.58%) Neo4j
11 20 (10.58%) Redis
12 13 (6.88%) Big Data
13 11 (5.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (13.76%) JIRA
2 14 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.29%) Maven
4 9 (4.76%) Ant
5 8 (4.23%) Gradle
5 8 (4.23%) Hudson
6 7 (3.70%) ClearCase
6 7 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.70%) Subversion
7 6 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.17%) FishEye
7 6 (3.17%) IntelliJ
7 6 (3.17%) Leiningen
7 6 (3.17%) Mercurial
7 6 (3.17%) Poseidon for UML
7 6 (3.17%) Vagrant
8 4 (2.12%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.12%) Selenium
9 2 (1.06%) JUnit
General
1 76 (40.21%) Finance
2 47 (24.87%) Banking
2 47 (24.87%) Front Office
3 13 (6.88%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.82%) Public Sector
5 6 (3.17%) Back Office
6 3 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.06%) Electronics
7 2 (1.06%) Law
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 2 (1.06%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (43.92%) Developer
2 52 (27.51%) Java Developer
3 35 (18.52%) Architect
4 30 (15.87%) Java Engineer
5 28 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 27 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
7 26 (13.76%) AWS Developer
8 24 (12.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 22 (11.64%) Java Software Developer
9 22 (11.64%) Java Software Engineer
10 20 (10.58%) DBA
11 18 (9.52%) AWS Software Engineer
12 15 (7.94%) Senior Developer
12 15 (7.94%) Technical Architect
13 14 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
13 14 (7.41%) Senior DBA
14 12 (6.35%) Senior Oracle DBA
15 11 (5.82%) Data Engineer
16 10 (5.29%) Applications Architect
16 10 (5.29%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.40%) Web Services
2 44 (23.28%) XML
3 43 (22.75%) J2EE
4 32 (16.93%) Hibernate
5 31 (16.40%) JSON
6 30 (15.87%) Apache Camel
7 29 (15.34%) ActiveMQ
7 29 (15.34%) RabbitMQ
8 23 (12.17%) MSMQ
9 22 (11.64%) Dropwizard
9 22 (11.64%) gRPC
9 22 (11.64%) J2SE
10 19 (10.05%) AngularJS
11 14 (7.41%) HTML
11 14 (7.41%) Spring
12 13 (6.88%) FIX Protocol
13 11 (5.82%) HTML5
14 10 (5.29%) Node.js
15 9 (4.76%) .NET
15 9 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.22%) Derivative
2 34 (17.99%) Fixed Income
2 34 (17.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (13.23%) Equity Derivative
4 22 (11.64%) Pricing Data
5 21 (11.11%) Hedge funds
6 19 (10.05%) Equities
7 16 (8.47%) Market Risk
8 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (5.82%) Clustering
10 10 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (5.29%) Replication
11 6 (3.17%) Reference Data
11 6 (3.17%) User Experience
12 5 (2.65%) Data Structures
13 4 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (1.59%) SWIFT
15 2 (1.06%) Blog
15 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
15 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.75%) Linux
2 29 (15.34%) Unix
3 20 (10.58%) Windows
4 19 (10.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (6.88%) Solaris
6 6 (3.17%) Android
6 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.17%) CentOS
6 6 (3.17%) Debian
6 6 (3.17%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.17%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.17%) Windows NT
7 3 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.59%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.53%) MVS
8 1 (0.53%) OS/2
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (29.10%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (25.40%) Microservices
3 44 (23.28%) Asset Management
4 43 (22.75%) Software Engineering
5 32 (16.93%) Migration
6 27 (14.29%) Data Management
7 25 (13.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 23 (12.17%) Waterfall
9 22 (11.64%) Analytics
9 22 (11.64%) Enterprise Data Management
10 20 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (10.58%) Risk Analytics
11 16 (8.47%) DevOps
12 12 (6.35%) ITIL
12 12 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (5.82%) Task Automation
14 10 (5.29%) Data Security
15 9 (4.76%) Data Protection
15 9 (4.76%) High Availability
15 9 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 134 (70.90%) SQL
2 112 (59.26%) Java
3 42 (22.22%) Python
4 33 (17.46%) Perl
4 33 (17.46%) T-SQL
5 31 (16.40%) PL/SQL
6 20 (10.58%) Kotlin
7 18 (9.52%) C++
8 17 (8.99%) Scala
8 17 (8.99%) Shell Script
9 15 (7.94%) JavaScript
10 14 (7.41%) C#
11 11 (5.82%) PowerShell
12 7 (3.70%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.70%) Ruby
13 6 (3.17%) Clojure
13 6 (3.17%) ClojureScript
13 6 (3.17%) Groovy
14 4 (2.12%) Java 8
14 4 (2.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (20.11%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.23%) OCA
3 8 (4.23%) OCP
3 8 (4.23%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (3.70%) Degree
4 7 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.65%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.59%) CISSP
6 3 (1.59%) MCITP
6 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.53%) MBA
7 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.65%) QA
2 3 (1.59%) COBIT
2 3 (1.59%) GDPR
2 3 (1.59%) GLBA
2 3 (1.59%) HIPAA
2 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (1.59%) NIST
2 3 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.94%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.59%) Docker
2 3 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) HDFS
3 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (4.76%) Puppet
2 8 (4.23%) Data Guard
2 8 (4.23%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 8 (4.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (3.17%) Salt
4 5 (2.65%) Ansible
5 4 (2.12%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.59%) CASB
6 3 (1.59%) IBM Guardium
7 2 (1.06%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.06%) Oozie
8 1 (0.53%) Pacemaker
8 1 (0.53%) vRealize
8 1 (0.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 144 (76.19%) Oracle
2 29 (15.34%) Red Hat
3 25 (13.23%) MuleSoft
4 23 (12.17%) Axway
5 21 (11.11%) Google
6 12 (6.35%) Microsoft
6 12 (6.35%) SAP
7 10 (5.29%) HP
8 9 (4.76%) Sun
9 8 (4.23%) Bloomberg
10 6 (3.17%) Cloudera
10 6 (3.17%) Hortonworks
11 4 (2.12%) VMware
12 3 (1.59%) Forcepoint
12 3 (1.59%) Huawei
12 3 (1.59%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.59%) Imperva
12 3 (1.59%) Intel
12 3 (1.59%) McAfee
12 3 (1.59%) Symantec