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 3 months to 28 May 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
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 422 341
Rank change year-on-year +116 -81  
Contract jobs citing Sybase 326 256 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.47% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 1.05% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 192 229
Median daily rate £550 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19558 24374 24741
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.68% 44.69% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11874 15027 14297
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 799 1137
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.96 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

Sybase
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Sybase as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 28 May 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 30 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +94 279 £550 +10.00% 45
London +80 243 £550 +10.00% 38
City of London +3 37 £550 +10.00% 10
Scotland +39 24 £388 -3.12% 1
Glasgow +1 24 £388 -3.12% 1
Northern Ireland - 23 £395 -
South East +27 21 £465 +4.78% 1
Belfast - 21 £400 -
County Antrim - 21 £400 -
Surrey +2 17 £450 +2.85%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 12 £445 -
North West +28 7 £450 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire +7 6 £350 -30.00% 1
East of England +4 6 £350 -30.00% 1
Canary Wharf +3 6 £625 +19.04%
Manchester - 6 - -
Watford +1 5 £350 -17.64%
Hampshire +17 2 - -
Camberley +3 2 £473 +10.52%
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £603 -
Yorkshire +9 1 £525 +9.37%
Sheffield -1 1 £525 -
South Yorkshire -1 1 £525 -
Docklands, London -5 1 £490 +3.15%
East Midlands -6 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 304 (59.49%) SQL
2 261 (51.08%) Finance
3 232 (45.40%) Java
4 220 (43.05%) Unix
5 211 (41.29%) Oracle
6 196 (38.36%) Linux
7 161 (31.51%) Banking
8 155 (30.33%) SQL Server
9 148 (28.96%) Perl
10 124 (24.27%) Relational Database
11 111 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
12 108 (21.14%) Front Office
13 94 (18.40%) C#
14 89 (17.42%) OO
15 87 (17.03%) C++
16 76 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
17 75 (14.68%) Fixed Income
18 74 (14.48%) Shell Script
19 72 (14.09%) Spring
20 71 (13.89%) Python
21 70 (13.70%) DB2
22 68 (13.31%) Degree
23 67 (13.11%) Derivative
24 60 (11.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 59 (11.55%) RDBMS
26 57 (11.15%) Investment Banking
27 55 (10.76%) SDLC
28 54 (10.57%) Performance Tuning
28 54 (10.57%) XML
29 53 (10.37%) Equities

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 22 (4.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (3.72%) WebSphere
3 14 (2.74%) Tomcat
4 13 (2.54%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 9 (1.76%) Confluence
7 9 (1.76%) MQSeries
7 9 (1.76%) NetWeaver
8 8 (1.57%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.37%) Apache
10 6 (1.17%) JBoss
11 4 (0.78%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.78%) DataSynapse
11 4 (0.78%) IIS
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (0.59%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.59%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 32 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.76%) SAP BPC
1 9 (1.76%) SAP MII
2 7 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.78%) Murex MxG2000
4 3 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.39%) RMDS
6 1 (0.20%) Actimize
6 1 (0.20%) BondVision
6 1 (0.20%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.20%) Kondor
6 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.98%) GitHub
4 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.15%) LDAP
2 10 (1.96%) SAN
3 7 (1.37%) Internet
4 6 (1.17%) Firewall
5 4 (0.78%) FCoE
5 4 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (0.78%) HTTP
5 4 (0.78%) iSCSI
5 4 (0.78%) LAN
5 4 (0.78%) Multicast
5 4 (0.78%) NAS
5 4 (0.78%) SNMP
5 4 (0.78%) WAN
6 3 (0.59%) Intranet
6 3 (0.59%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.39%) FTP
7 2 (0.39%) SSH
7 2 (0.39%) SSL
7 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.20%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (30.33%) SQL Server
2 124 (24.27%) Relational Database
3 70 (13.70%) DB2
4 59 (11.55%) RDBMS
5 43 (8.41%) Sybase ASE
6 33 (6.46%) Data Mart
7 30 (5.87%) NoSQL
8 25 (4.89%) Oracle Database
9 23 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (4.31%) Hadoop
11 21 (4.11%) MongoDB
11 21 (4.11%) SAP HANA
12 19 (3.72%) Big Data
13 17 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
14 14 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (2.74%) Sybase IQ
15 13 (2.54%) Informix
15 13 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (2.35%) HBase
Development Applications
1 33 (6.46%) Subversion
2 31 (6.07%) JUnit
3 23 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.50%) JIRA
3 23 (4.50%) Maven
4 21 (4.11%) TeamCity
5 14 (2.74%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.54%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (1.76%) JBehave
7 9 (1.76%) Mockito
7 9 (1.76%) NWDI
7 9 (1.76%) Selenium
8 7 (1.37%) Concordion
8 7 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.17%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.17%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.78%) jMock
10 4 (0.78%) NUnit
10 4 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 261 (51.08%) Finance
2 161 (31.51%) Banking
3 108 (21.14%) Front Office
4 57 (11.15%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.48%) Financial Institution
6 19 (3.72%) Back Office
7 11 (2.15%) Prime Brokerage
8 7 (1.37%) French Language
9 6 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.98%) Games
10 5 (0.98%) Retail
11 4 (0.78%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.59%) German Language
12 3 (0.59%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.20%) Legal
14 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 275 (53.82%) Developer
2 132 (25.83%) Java Developer
3 75 (14.68%) Analyst
4 57 (11.15%) DBA
5 53 (10.37%) C# Developer
6 52 (10.18%) C++ Developer
7 32 (6.26%) Sybase DBA
8 30 (5.87%) Support Analyst
8 30 (5.87%) Sybase Developer
9 27 (5.28%) C++/C# Developer
10 24 (4.70%) Consultant
11 23 (4.50%) Administrator
12 22 (4.31%) Software Developer
13 21 (4.11%) C# Software Developer
14 20 (3.91%) FX Support Analyst
15 18 (3.52%) C++ Software Developer
15 18 (3.52%) Database Developer
15 18 (3.52%) Murex Support
15 18 (3.52%) Murex Support Analyst
15 18 (3.52%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (14.09%) Spring
2 54 (10.57%) XML
3 45 (8.81%) Hibernate
4 44 (8.61%) JMS
5 43 (8.41%) .NET
6 41 (8.02%) Middleware
7 40 (7.83%) Web Services
8 39 (7.63%) J2EE
9 27 (5.28%) HTML
9 27 (5.28%) Murex MxML
9 27 (5.28%) SAP Basis
10 25 (4.89%) FIX Protocol
11 23 (4.50%) RESTful
11 23 (4.50%) SOAP
12 22 (4.31%) J2SE
12 22 (4.31%) WPF
13 19 (3.72%) AngularJS
13 19 (3.72%) JSP
13 19 (3.72%) XSLT
14 17 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.87%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (14.68%) Fixed Income
3 67 (13.11%) Derivative
4 60 (11.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 53 (10.37%) Equities
6 36 (7.05%) Equity Derivative
7 23 (4.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 21 (4.11%) Computer Science
9 20 (3.91%) Data Structures
10 18 (3.52%) Replication
11 14 (2.74%) Algorithms
11 14 (2.74%) Market Risk
12 12 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (2.35%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
14 6 (1.17%) Data Centre
14 6 (1.17%) Reference Data
14 6 (1.17%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.98%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.98%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 220 (43.05%) Unix
2 196 (38.36%) Linux
3 50 (9.78%) Windows
4 30 (5.87%) Solaris
5 11 (2.15%) CentOS
6 9 (1.76%) SUSE
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.59%) zOS
10 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (17.42%) OO
3 55 (10.76%) SDLC
4 54 (10.57%) Performance Tuning
5 47 (9.20%) Data Modelling
6 42 (8.22%) Multithreading
7 36 (7.05%) Low Latency
7 36 (7.05%) Test Automation
8 34 (6.65%) Risk Management
9 32 (6.26%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (6.07%) ITIL
11 29 (5.68%) Mentoring
12 28 (5.48%) OOA/OOD
12 28 (5.48%) Workflow
13 26 (5.09%) Migration
13 26 (5.09%) Scrum
14 25 (4.89%) Electronic Trading
15 24 (4.70%) Analytics
15 24 (4.70%) Change Management
15 24 (4.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 304 (59.49%) SQL
2 232 (45.40%) Java
3 148 (28.96%) Perl
4 94 (18.40%) C#
5 87 (17.03%) C++
6 74 (14.48%) Shell Script
7 71 (13.89%) Python
8 47 (9.20%) T-SQL
9 42 (8.22%) JavaScript
10 38 (7.44%) PL/SQL
11 28 (5.48%) Korn
12 25 (4.89%) C
12 25 (4.89%) Ruby
13 23 (4.50%) VBA
14 22 (4.31%) Bash Shell
15 16 (3.13%) VB
16 13 (2.54%) CQL
17 12 (2.35%) PowerShell
18 9 (1.76%) ABAP
18 9 (1.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 68 (13.31%) Degree
2 15 (2.94%) ISEB
3 11 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.57%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.57%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.98%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.59%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.39%) ACCA
9 2 (0.39%) CIMA
9 2 (0.39%) CISA
9 2 (0.39%) CISSP
9 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) CCIE
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.13%) QA
3 15 (2.94%) MiFID
4 2 (0.39%) GDPR
4 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) COREP
5 1 (0.20%) EMIR
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (2.54%) Docker
2 8 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.78%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.78%) KVM
4 4 (0.78%) NFS
4 4 (0.78%) SRDF
4 4 (0.78%) Xen
5 2 (0.39%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (0.39%) RACF
5 2 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.20%) NDS
6 1 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 15 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.57%) Puppet
3 6 (1.17%) Ansible
3 6 (1.17%) Control-M
4 4 (0.78%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.78%) Nagios
5 3 (0.59%) Oozie
5 3 (0.59%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.39%) Graphite
6 2 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.39%) Kibana
6 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.39%) logstash
6 2 (0.39%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.39%) SCOM
6 2 (0.39%) zSecure
7 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 211 (41.29%) Oracle
2 48 (9.39%) SAP
3 40 (7.83%) Murex
4 33 (6.46%) TIBCO
5 29 (5.68%) IBM
6 19 (3.72%) Microsoft
7 17 (3.33%) Bloomberg
8 16 (3.13%) NetApp
9 13 (2.54%) Currenex
10 12 (2.35%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.96%) Reuters
11 10 (1.96%) VMware
12 9 (1.76%) Netezza
12 9 (1.76%) Teradata
13 8 (1.57%) Adobe
13 8 (1.57%) Google
13 8 (1.57%) Infragistics
13 8 (1.57%) Sun
14 7 (1.37%) AppDynamics
14 7 (1.37%) webMethods
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