Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 600 414 488
Rank change year-on-year -186 +74 -116
Contract jobs citing Sybase 294 559 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 1.31% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 332 302
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -2.15%
10th Percentile £380 £406 £363
90th Percentile £651 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £459 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +11.21% -8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £46.50
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 43,414 42,681 47,581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.03% 42.95% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,864 26,381 29,095
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £250 £242 £239
90th Percentile £625 £620 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,661 1,387 1,693
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.99% +2.03% -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 22 October 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 10 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 22 October 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 -166 264 £550 - 35
London -139 213 £550 - 23
UK excluding London -85 79 £459 +11.21% 18
Scotland -59 30 £525 +23.53% 5
East of England +28 26 £380 +8.57% 2
South East -40 14 £550 +37.50% 3
North of England -22 6 £430 +1.18% 4
North West -4 5 £515 - 2
South West -20 4 £600 +108.70%
North East +1 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 152 (51.70%) SQL
1 152 (51.70%) Finance
2 145 (49.32%) Linux
3 135 (45.92%) Java
4 129 (43.88%) Oracle
5 111 (37.76%) SQL Server
6 108 (36.73%) Relational Database
7 97 (32.99%) Unix
8 95 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
9 81 (27.55%) Perl
10 79 (26.87%) Banking
11 69 (23.47%) Python
12 66 (22.45%) Spring
13 57 (19.39%) OO
14 56 (19.05%) MySQL
14 56 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 56 (19.05%) Front Office
15 55 (18.71%) SDLC
16 53 (18.03%) Fixed Income
17 52 (17.69%) TDD
17 52 (17.69%) Windows
18 49 (16.67%) T-SQL
19 48 (16.33%) Git (software)
20 47 (15.99%) Web Services
21 46 (15.65%) Subversion
21 46 (15.65%) Jenkins
22 44 (14.97%) JMS
23 42 (14.29%) HTML
24 41 (13.95%) Shell Script
25 40 (13.61%) C++

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 (10.20%) Confluence
2 27 (9.18%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (8.84%) JBoss
4 16 (5.44%) Apache
5 13 (4.42%) Apache Spark
5 13 (4.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (3.74%) WebLogic
7 7 (2.38%) Apache Solr
7 7 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (1.70%) SAS
9 4 (1.36%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.02%) CICS
10 3 (1.02%) Mule
10 3 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.34%) IIS
11 1 (0.34%) MTS
11 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.68%) SPSS
4 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.06%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.70%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 5 (1.70%) Endur
3 2 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.68%) Kondor
4 1 (0.34%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.44%) GitHub
2 14 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.04%) OpenShift
4 5 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.68%) CloudFront
6 2 (0.68%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.74%) AMQP
2 6 (2.04%) FTP
3 3 (1.02%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.02%) SSH
3 3 (1.02%) SSL
4 1 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (37.76%) SQL Server
2 108 (36.73%) Relational Database
3 56 (19.05%) MySQL
4 38 (12.93%) DB2
5 35 (11.90%) Sybase ASE
6 32 (10.88%) NoSQL
6 32 (10.88%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (10.20%) RDBMS
8 26 (8.84%) Hadoop
8 26 (8.84%) MongoDB
9 21 (7.14%) Big Data
10 19 (6.46%) KDB
11 17 (5.78%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (5.44%) ArangoDB
12 16 (5.44%) Neo4j
13 11 (3.74%) Oracle Database
14 9 (3.06%) OLAP
15 8 (2.72%) HBase
16 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 46 (15.65%) Jenkins
2 46 (15.65%) Subversion
3 39 (13.27%) Maven
4 36 (12.24%) JIRA
5 26 (8.84%) JUnit
6 20 (6.80%) jMock
7 16 (5.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (5.44%) FishEye
7 16 (5.44%) TeamCity
8 12 (4.08%) Hudson
9 9 (3.06%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.04%) Ant
10 6 (2.04%) Checkstyle
10 6 (2.04%) ClearCase
10 6 (2.04%) Selenium
11 5 (1.70%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.36%) Build Forge
13 3 (1.02%) Concordion
13 3 (1.02%) JBehave
General
1 152 (51.70%) Finance
2 79 (26.87%) Banking
3 56 (19.05%) Front Office
4 36 (12.24%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.78%) Financial Institution
6 12 (4.08%) Back Office
7 11 (3.74%) Advertising
8 6 (2.04%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 187 (63.61%) Developer
2 90 (30.61%) Java Developer
3 24 (8.16%) Python Developer
4 23 (7.82%) C++ Developer
4 23 (7.82%) DBA
5 22 (7.48%) Senior Developer
6 20 (6.80%) Analyst
6 20 (6.80%) Sybase Developer
7 19 (6.46%) SQL Developer
7 19 (6.46%) Sybase DBA
8 17 (5.78%) Administrator
9 16 (5.44%) C# Developer
10 15 (5.10%) Angular Developer
11 14 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
12 13 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.42%) Support Analyst
13 10 (3.40%) Consultant
13 10 (3.40%) JSP Developer
14 9 (3.06%) Data Engineer
15 7 (2.38%) Murex Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (22.45%) Spring
2 47 (15.99%) Web Services
3 44 (14.97%) JMS
4 42 (14.29%) HTML
5 39 (13.27%) XML
6 35 (11.90%) Middleware
7 32 (10.88%) AngularJS
8 30 (10.20%) Hibernate
9 27 (9.18%) REST
10 24 (8.16%) Java EE
10 24 (8.16%) JSP
11 22 (7.48%) FIX Protocol
11 22 (7.48%) HTML5
12 20 (6.80%) JTA
12 20 (6.80%) JTS
12 20 (6.80%) Murex MxML
12 20 (6.80%) React
13 16 (5.44%) .NET
14 15 (5.10%) Spring MVC
14 15 (5.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (18.03%) Fixed Income
2 33 (11.22%) Derivative
3 26 (8.84%) Equities
3 26 (8.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (4.08%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (3.40%) Computer Science
10 9 (3.06%) Fintech
11 8 (2.72%) OTC Derivatives
12 7 (2.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 7 (2.38%) Replication
13 6 (2.04%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.70%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.70%) Swaptions
15 4 (1.36%) Virtual Team
15 4 (1.36%) Wiki
16 3 (1.02%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 145 (49.32%) Linux
2 97 (32.99%) Unix
3 52 (17.69%) Windows
4 17 (5.78%) Solaris
5 14 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.02%) zOS
9 2 (0.68%) Android
10 1 (0.34%) AIX
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (19.39%) OO
3 55 (18.71%) SDLC
4 52 (17.69%) TDD
5 36 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (11.56%) BDD
7 31 (10.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (10.20%) Data Modelling
9 27 (9.18%) DevOps
9 27 (9.18%) UML
10 25 (8.50%) Project Management
11 23 (7.82%) MVC
11 23 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (6.80%) Investment Management
12 20 (6.80%) Unit Testing
13 19 (6.46%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.12%) Electronic Trading
15 17 (5.78%) Data Protection
15 17 (5.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 152 (51.70%) SQL
2 135 (45.92%) Java
3 81 (27.55%) Perl
4 69 (23.47%) Python
5 56 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 49 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 41 (13.95%) Shell Script
8 40 (13.61%) C++
9 37 (12.59%) Bash Shell
10 33 (11.22%) C#
11 28 (9.52%) Go
12 18 (6.12%) C
12 18 (6.12%) Ruby
13 16 (5.44%) Java 8
14 12 (4.08%) TypeScript
15 11 (3.74%) PL/SQL
16 8 (2.72%) BeanShell
17 6 (2.04%) Scala
17 6 (2.04%) VB
17 6 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (5.44%) CISM
1 16 (5.44%) CISSP
1 16 (5.44%) Degree
2 5 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.02%) ISEB
4 2 (0.68%) CCSA
5 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.78%) QA
2 16 (5.44%) FINRA
2 16 (5.44%) GDPR
3 5 (1.70%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.02%) PMO
5 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.76%) Docker
2 5 (1.70%) HDFS
3 3 (1.02%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 3 (1.02%) RACF
3 3 (1.02%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (6.12%) Terraform
2 15 (5.10%) Puppet
3 13 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (4.08%) Ansible
4 12 (4.08%) Salt
5 5 (1.70%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.02%) zSecure
7 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 129 (43.88%) Oracle
2 27 (9.18%) Murex
3 21 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 20 (6.80%) Microsoft
5 16 (5.44%) Atlassian
5 16 (5.44%) Cloudera
5 16 (5.44%) Hortonworks
5 16 (5.44%) McAfee
5 16 (5.44%) Symantec
5 16 (5.44%) Varonis
6 11 (3.74%) ION Trading
7 10 (3.40%) Bloomberg
8 9 (3.06%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.72%) Greenplum
9 8 (2.72%) Perforce
10 6 (2.04%) Solace
10 6 (2.04%) Sun
11 5 (1.70%) Currenex
11 5 (1.70%) IBM
11 5 (1.70%) Netezza