Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 453 473 407
Rank change year-on-year +20 -66 -71
Contract jobs citing Sybase 481 454 605
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.47% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 1.04% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 282 364
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £391 £350 £325
90th Percentile £700 £636 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -3.43% +9.38% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £32.00 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.18% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 -

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 42,195 43,666 46,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.09% 45.21% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,708 26,739 27,179
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £241 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,363 1,652 1,932
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.57 £10.25 £10.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.00 £45.48
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +12 437 £550 +10.00% 60
London -27 381 £563 +12.50% 44
UK excluding London +7 95 £423 -3.43% 23
Scotland -6 37 £425 +21.43% 7
South East +3 24 £375 -50.00% 5
North of England +23 16 £550 +15.79% 3
East of England -11 12 £363 +3.57%
Yorkshire +23 11 £550 +10.00% 1
North East - 5 - -
South West +4 3 £288 -47.73% 5
Northern Ireland -29 2 £420 +12.00%
West Midlands +7 1 £370 +13.85% 2
Midlands +2 1 £370 +13.85% 3

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 300 (62.37%) SQL
2 271 (56.34%) Java
3 231 (48.02%) Finance
4 214 (44.49%) Linux
5 205 (42.62%) Unix
6 193 (40.12%) Oracle
7 180 (37.42%) Banking
8 150 (31.19%) Perl
9 115 (23.91%) Relational Database
10 107 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
11 103 (21.41%) SQL Server
12 94 (19.54%) DB2
13 89 (18.50%) Python
14 84 (17.46%) Investment Banking
15 78 (16.22%) RDBMS
16 74 (15.38%) Shell Script
17 71 (14.76%) OO
18 67 (13.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 67 (13.93%) SDLC
19 66 (13.72%) Spring
20 65 (13.51%) Equities
20 65 (13.51%) Electronic Trading
20 65 (13.51%) C#
20 65 (13.51%) JMS
20 65 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
21 59 (12.27%) JavaScript
22 58 (12.06%) FIX Protocol
22 58 (12.06%) Sybase ASE
23 52 (10.81%) C++
23 52 (10.81%) TIBCO

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 20 (4.16%) Confluence
2 18 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (3.33%) JBoss
4 10 (2.08%) MQSeries
5 7 (1.46%) Apache
6 6 (1.25%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.25%) CICS
6 6 (1.25%) SAS
6 6 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.04%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.83%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.42%) nginx
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.42%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (7.69%) ION MarketView
2 12 (2.49%) Kondor
3 7 (1.46%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.83%) RMDS
5 2 (0.42%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.42%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.87%) OpenShift
3 8 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.83%) G Suite
5 3 (0.62%) GitHub
5 3 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.42%) SaaS
6 2 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.21%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.78%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.70%) SAN
3 11 (2.29%) LDAP
4 10 (2.08%) FTP
5 9 (1.87%) Firewall
5 9 (1.87%) LAN
5 9 (1.87%) SSL
6 7 (1.46%) Internet
7 6 (1.25%) 3GPP
7 6 (1.25%) ATM
7 6 (1.25%) CDMA
7 6 (1.25%) GPRS
7 6 (1.25%) GSM
7 6 (1.25%) ISDN
7 6 (1.25%) Kerberos
7 6 (1.25%) PSTN
7 6 (1.25%) SSH
7 6 (1.25%) UMTS
7 6 (1.25%) VoLTE
7 6 (1.25%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (23.91%) Relational Database
2 103 (21.41%) SQL Server
3 94 (19.54%) DB2
4 78 (16.22%) RDBMS
5 58 (12.06%) Sybase ASE
6 33 (6.86%) KDB
6 33 (6.86%) Oracle Database
7 26 (5.41%) Sybase IQ
8 25 (5.20%) MySQL
9 15 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (2.91%) NoSQL
11 13 (2.70%) MongoDB
12 12 (2.49%) Big Data
13 10 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
14 9 (1.87%) Hadoop
14 9 (1.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 9 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.66%) SAP HANA
15 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (8.52%) JUnit
2 33 (6.86%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.44%) Maven
4 28 (5.82%) JIRA
5 26 (5.41%) Subversion
6 21 (4.37%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.29%) Ant
8 9 (1.87%) Checkstyle
8 9 (1.87%) Eclipse
8 9 (1.87%) IntelliJ
8 9 (1.87%) SoapUI
8 9 (1.87%) XMLUnit
9 6 (1.25%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.04%) Hudson
10 5 (1.04%) JIRA Agile
10 5 (1.04%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.83%) jMock
11 4 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 231 (48.02%) Finance
2 180 (37.42%) Banking
3 84 (17.46%) Investment Banking
4 52 (10.81%) Front Office
5 22 (4.57%) Telecoms
6 21 (4.37%) Financial Institution
7 17 (3.53%) Back Office
8 16 (3.33%) Games
9 4 (0.83%) Prime Brokerage
10 3 (0.62%) German Language
10 3 (0.62%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Retail
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 265 (55.09%) Developer
2 153 (31.81%) Java Developer
3 46 (9.56%) Senior Developer
4 44 (9.15%) DBA
5 43 (8.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 40 (8.32%) C# Developer
7 35 (7.28%) SQL Developer
8 34 (7.07%) Analyst
9 29 (6.03%) Sybase DBA
10 26 (5.41%) C++ Developer
11 25 (5.20%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 25 (5.20%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 23 (4.78%) Consultant
13 19 (3.95%) .NET Developer
13 19 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
14 18 (3.74%) Sybase Developer
15 16 (3.33%) Administrator
15 16 (3.33%) Architect
15 16 (3.33%) Games Developer
15 16 (3.33%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (13.72%) Spring
2 65 (13.51%) JMS
3 58 (12.06%) FIX Protocol
4 51 (10.60%) XML
5 44 (9.15%) .NET
6 42 (8.73%) HTML
6 42 (8.73%) REST
7 39 (8.11%) TIBCO EMS
8 38 (7.90%) Web Services
9 37 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 33 (6.86%) Hibernate
11 31 (6.44%) J2SE
12 27 (5.61%) J2EE
13 22 (4.57%) HTML5
13 22 (4.57%) Middleware
14 20 (4.16%) WinForms
15 16 (3.33%) JSON
16 15 (3.12%) .NET Framework
17 14 (2.91%) jQuery
18 13 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (13.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 65 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (13.51%) Equities
3 30 (6.24%) Computer Science
4 25 (5.20%) Fixed Income
5 23 (4.78%) Derivative
5 23 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (4.57%) Replication
7 16 (3.33%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.87%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.87%) PKI
9 8 (1.66%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (1.66%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.46%) Clustering
11 6 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.25%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 214 (44.49%) Linux
2 205 (42.62%) Unix
3 49 (10.19%) Windows
4 41 (8.52%) Solaris
5 39 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.25%) Windows 2000
6 6 (1.25%) Windows NT
6 6 (1.25%) zOS
7 4 (0.83%) Android
7 4 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.83%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.62%) HPUX
9 2 (0.42%) AIX
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (22.25%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (14.76%) OO
3 67 (13.93%) SDLC
4 65 (13.51%) Electronic Trading
5 51 (10.60%) Integration Testing
6 45 (9.36%) OOD
7 41 (8.52%) Test Automation
8 34 (7.07%) Migration
9 33 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (6.65%) Risk Management
11 31 (6.44%) Multithreading
12 29 (6.03%) SOA
13 28 (5.82%) Change Management
14 27 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
16 24 (4.99%) Waterfall
17 22 (4.57%) Data Modelling
17 22 (4.57%) Low Latency
17 22 (4.57%) MVC
18 20 (4.16%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 300 (62.37%) SQL
2 271 (56.34%) Java
3 150 (31.19%) Perl
4 89 (18.50%) Python
5 74 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 65 (13.51%) C#
7 59 (12.27%) JavaScript
8 52 (10.81%) C++
9 48 (9.98%) T-SQL
10 28 (5.82%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.95%) Bash Shell
12 18 (3.74%) Korn
13 12 (2.49%) Scala
14 11 (2.29%) PowerShell
14 11 (2.29%) TypeScript
14 11 (2.29%) VBA
15 9 (1.87%) XPath
16 8 (1.66%) C
16 8 (1.66%) Tcl
17 7 (1.46%) REXX
Qualifications
1 29 (6.03%) Degree
2 16 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.25%) CCNA
5 6 (1.25%) CCNP
5 6 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.04%) ISEB
6 5 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.83%) CISSP
7 4 (0.83%) PMP
8 2 (0.42%) CISA
8 2 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.21%) CISM
9 1 (0.21%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.21%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.08%) QA
2 8 (1.66%) MiFID
3 4 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.42%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.21%) EMIR
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.49%) Docker
3 6 (1.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 6 (1.25%) RACF
3 6 (1.25%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.42%) HDFS
5 2 (0.42%) NFS
5 2 (0.42%) Samba
5 2 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (2.70%) Ansible
2 6 (1.25%) zSecure
3 5 (1.04%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.04%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 4 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.83%) QRadar
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.62%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.42%) Nagios
6 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.21%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.21%) Oozie
7 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) Opsview
7 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 193 (40.12%) Oracle
2 52 (10.81%) TIBCO
3 42 (8.73%) ION Trading
4 28 (5.82%) IBM
4 28 (5.82%) SAP
5 19 (3.95%) Microsoft
6 17 (3.53%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.29%) AppDynamics
7 11 (2.29%) Bloomberg
8 10 (2.08%) Solace
8 10 (2.08%) Sun
9 9 (1.87%) Murex
9 9 (1.87%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.66%) Fidessa
10 8 (1.66%) Google
11 7 (1.46%) Infragistics
12 6 (1.25%) CA
12 6 (1.25%) Huawei
12 6 (1.25%) Informatica
13 5 (1.04%) Capita