Period
to 9 May 2021

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 9 May 2021 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 576 537 691
Rank change year-on-year -39 +154 -100
Contract jobs citing Sybase 98 120 163
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.55% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 81 107
10th Percentile £450 £420 £382
25th Percentile £513 £470 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +2.33%
75th Percentile £638 £688 £638
90th Percentile £672 £750 £705
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 23,104 21,967 38,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.27% 42.31% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,796 13,678 24,309
10th Percentile £280 £222 £263
25th Percentile £380 £351 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £460
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
75th Percentile £575 £558 £563
90th Percentile £670 £650 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 708 909 1,270
10th Percentile £11.30 £11.80 £10.85
25th Percentile £14.50 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.06
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.23% +6.21%
75th Percentile £45.00 £33.75 £37.50
90th Percentile £57.86 £52.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.44 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.43% +5.88% +9.68%

Sybase
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sybase.

Daily rate trend for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sybase over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sybase.

Hourly rate trend for Sybase in the UK

Sybase
Top 8 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 9 May 2021. 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 -50 62 £600 +14.29% 6
London -69 60 £600 +9.09% 6
UK excluding London +61 26 £450 - 4
Scotland +6 23 £450 - 4
Work from Home - 12 £631 -
Wales - 2 £563 -
North of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, 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 76 (77.55%) Java
2 56 (57.14%) Linux
3 53 (54.08%) SQL Server
4 50 (51.02%) SQL
5 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (43.88%) Spring
7 42 (42.86%) Oracle
8 40 (40.82%) Banking
9 39 (39.80%) Unix
10 37 (37.76%) Relational Database
11 33 (33.67%) XML
12 32 (32.65%) Finance
12 32 (32.65%) Hibernate
13 31 (31.63%) Middleware
13 31 (31.63%) TDD
14 30 (30.61%) JBoss
15 29 (29.59%) Apache Camel
16 28 (28.57%) Investment Banking
17 27 (27.55%) MySQL
17 27 (27.55%) Red Hat Fuse
18 26 (26.53%) Docker
18 26 (26.53%) UML
19 25 (25.51%) JMS
19 25 (25.51%) JIRA
20 24 (24.49%) MongoDB
21 23 (23.47%) BDD
21 23 (23.47%) Continuous Delivery
21 23 (23.47%) Social Skills
21 23 (23.47%) Subversion
22 22 (22.45%) AWS

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 30 (30.61%) JBoss
2 27 (27.55%) Red Hat Fuse
3 22 (22.45%) Confluence
4 16 (16.33%) Mule
5 15 (15.31%) WebLogic
6 12 (12.24%) MQSeries
6 12 (12.24%) Tomcat
7 10 (10.20%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (6.12%) Apache
8 6 (6.12%) Apache Spark
8 6 (6.12%) WebSphere
9 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (4.08%) Jetty
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 4 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (2.04%) DataSynapse
11 1 (1.02%) Apache Qpid
11 1 (1.02%) IIS
11 1 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.45%) AWS
2 20 (20.41%) Azure
3 12 (12.24%) GCP
4 11 (11.22%) OpenShift
5 6 (6.12%) GitHub
6 3 (3.06%) IaaS
6 3 (3.06%) PaaS
7 2 (2.04%) NuGet
7 2 (2.04%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (2.04%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) NAS
1 7 (7.14%) SAN
2 6 (6.12%) SSH
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (4.08%) FCoE
3 4 (4.08%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (4.08%) iSCSI
3 4 (4.08%) LAN
3 4 (4.08%) Multicast
3 4 (4.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.02%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.02%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (54.08%) SQL Server
2 37 (37.76%) Relational Database
3 27 (27.55%) MySQL
4 24 (24.49%) MongoDB
5 15 (15.31%) DB2
6 14 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 14 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (9.18%) Oracle Database
7 9 (9.18%) RDBMS
8 8 (8.16%) Hadoop
9 7 (7.14%) Big Data
9 7 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
10 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (4.08%) HBase
11 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) JIRA
2 23 (23.47%) Subversion
3 22 (22.45%) JUnit
4 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 19 (19.39%) Cucumber
6 16 (16.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (16.33%) Hudson
6 16 (16.33%) jMock
7 15 (15.31%) FishEye
7 15 (15.31%) Maven
8 12 (12.24%) Jenkins
9 8 (8.16%) Eclipse
9 8 (8.16%) Selenium
10 4 (4.08%) Ant
10 4 (4.08%) ClearCase
10 4 (4.08%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.08%) Leiningen
10 4 (4.08%) Mercurial
10 4 (4.08%) Poseidon for UML
10 4 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (40.82%) Banking
2 32 (32.65%) Finance
3 28 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 23 (23.47%) Social Skills
5 14 (14.29%) Front Office
6 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (6.12%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (4.08%) Back Office
9 3 (3.06%) Advertising
9 3 (3.06%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.02%) Billing
10 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.02%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (62.24%) Developer
2 36 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 17 (17.35%) Integration Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Architect
4 16 (16.33%) Java Middleware Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Middleware Developer
4 16 (16.33%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Scala Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Integration Developer
6 11 (11.22%) Senior Middleware Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.10%) DBA
8 5 (5.10%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Analyst
9 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Sybase Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.06%) Senior DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.88%) Spring
2 33 (33.67%) XML
3 32 (32.65%) Hibernate
4 31 (31.63%) Middleware
5 29 (29.59%) Apache Camel
6 25 (25.51%) JMS
7 22 (22.45%) Web Services
8 19 (19.39%) Java EE
8 19 (19.39%) REST
9 16 (16.33%) JTA
9 16 (16.33%) JTS
10 15 (15.31%) JSON
11 14 (14.29%) Spring Integration
11 14 (14.29%) XSLT
12 12 (12.24%) ActiveMQ
12 12 (12.24%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (11.22%) AngularJS
13 11 (11.22%) FpML
13 11 (11.22%) JAXB
13 11 (11.22%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.45%) Fixed Income
2 12 (12.24%) Equities
3 8 (8.16%) Derivative
3 8 (8.16%) User Experience
4 6 (6.12%) Grid Computing
5 4 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.04%) Market Risk
7 2 (2.04%) Replication
8 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (57.14%) Linux
2 39 (39.80%) Unix
3 20 (20.41%) Windows
4 9 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (8.16%) Solaris
6 4 (4.08%) Android
6 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.08%) CentOS
6 4 (4.08%) Debian
6 4 (4.08%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.08%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.04%) SUSE
8 1 (1.02%) AIX
8 1 (1.02%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) TDD
3 26 (26.53%) UML
4 23 (23.47%) BDD
4 23 (23.47%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (20.41%) OO
6 18 (18.37%) SDLC
7 14 (14.29%) Microservices
7 14 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (13.27%) Build Automation
9 12 (12.24%) DevOps
10 11 (11.22%) Data Modelling
10 11 (11.22%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (11.22%) Scrum
10 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (10.20%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.18%) Deployment Automation
12 9 (9.18%) Multithreading
13 8 (8.16%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 76 (77.55%) Java
2 50 (51.02%) SQL
3 22 (22.45%) Perl
4 20 (20.41%) Python
5 19 (19.39%) C#
6 17 (17.35%) C++
6 17 (17.35%) T-SQL
7 16 (16.33%) PL/SQL
7 16 (16.33%) Scala
8 10 (10.20%) Bash Shell
9 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
9 8 (8.16%) Ruby
10 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.08%) C
11 4 (4.08%) Clojure
11 4 (4.08%) ClojureScript
11 4 (4.08%) Groovy
12 3 (3.06%) Java 8
13 2 (2.04%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) DV Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (26.53%) Docker
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.08%) KVM
3 4 (4.08%) NFS
3 4 (4.08%) SRDF
3 4 (4.08%) Xen
4 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (22.45%) Kubernetes
2 10 (10.20%) Puppet
3 6 (6.12%) Ansible
4 5 (5.10%) Terraform
5 4 (4.08%) Salt
6 3 (3.06%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.02%) Control-M
7 1 (1.02%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (1.02%) QRadar
7 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (42.86%) Oracle
2 17 (17.35%) MuleSoft
3 14 (14.29%) Murex
3 14 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 11 (11.22%) Atlassian
4 11 (11.22%) Axway
5 8 (8.16%) EMC
5 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.16%) Sparx
6 6 (6.12%) NetApp
7 5 (5.10%) Google
7 5 (5.10%) SAP
7 5 (5.10%) VMware
8 4 (4.08%) Cisco
8 4 (4.08%) Cloudera
8 4 (4.08%) Hortonworks
8 4 (4.08%) IBM
8 4 (4.08%) Infragistics
9 3 (3.06%) Thunderhead
9 3 (3.06%) Xceptor