Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 467 364
Rank change year-on-year +67 -103 -25
Contract jobs citing Sybase 568 491 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.46% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 1.02% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 309 458
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £406 £342 £318
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £390
% change year-on-year -8.33% +15.38% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £46.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.46% +52.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -28.46% -

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 42654 47935 49288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 44.99% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26328 29331 29014
UK median daily rate £430 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £243 £240 £225
90th Percentile £619 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1718 2165
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.43
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.93 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -0.41% - +3.03%

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 18 October 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 12 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 18 October 2017. 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 +74 483 £550 +10.00% 42
London +64 429 £550 +4.76% 30
UK excluding London -21 133 £413 -8.33% 18
Scotland +21 68 £425 +6.25% 5
South East +33 36 £400 -5.88% 3
Northern Ireland -47 12 £413 +10.00% 1
North of England +31 9 £425 -10.53% 4
North East +68 5 - -
East of England -20 5 £350 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire +4 3 £425 -10.53% 2
South West -7 3 £288 -47.73% 1
North West +18 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 339 (59.68%) SQL
2 305 (53.70%) Java
3 298 (52.46%) Finance
4 263 (46.30%) Unix
5 239 (42.08%) Linux
6 222 (39.08%) Oracle
7 206 (36.27%) Banking
8 174 (30.63%) Perl
9 163 (28.70%) Relational Database
10 142 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 112 (19.72%) Shell Script
12 111 (19.54%) Investment Banking
13 109 (19.19%) Front Office
14 97 (17.08%) OO
15 92 (16.20%) DB2
16 91 (16.02%) Equities
17 88 (15.49%) C++
18 86 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
19 84 (14.79%) C#
20 80 (14.08%) Python
21 79 (13.91%) Electronic Trading
22 77 (13.56%) SDLC
23 76 (13.38%) RDBMS
24 74 (13.03%) SQL Server
25 72 (12.68%) XML
25 72 (12.68%) Spring
26 71 (12.50%) JavaScript
27 68 (11.97%) JMS
27 68 (11.97%) FIX Protocol
28 65 (11.44%) Sybase ASE

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 25 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (4.05%) Confluence
2 23 (4.05%) MQSeries
3 19 (3.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 18 (3.17%) JBoss
5 17 (2.99%) SAS
5 17 (2.99%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.82%) CICS
7 11 (1.94%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.76%) Apache
9 7 (1.23%) Mule
10 6 (1.06%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.70%) Apache Qpid
11 4 (0.70%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.53%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.35%) GemFire
13 2 (0.35%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
13 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 33 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (4.40%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.41%) Kondor
3 7 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.88%) RMDS
5 3 (0.53%) Pega PRPC
6 2 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.18%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.23%) OpenShift
3 6 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.52%) LDAP
2 19 (3.35%) SSL
3 16 (2.82%) Kerberos
3 16 (2.82%) SSH
4 14 (2.46%) Firewall
5 13 (2.29%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.58%) Internet
7 7 (1.23%) FTP
7 7 (1.23%) LAN
7 7 (1.23%) SAN
8 5 (0.88%) 3GPP
8 5 (0.88%) ATM
8 5 (0.88%) CDMA
8 5 (0.88%) GPRS
8 5 (0.88%) GSM
8 5 (0.88%) ISDN
8 5 (0.88%) PSTN
8 5 (0.88%) UMTS
8 5 (0.88%) VoLTE
8 5 (0.88%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (28.70%) Relational Database
2 92 (16.20%) DB2
3 76 (13.38%) RDBMS
4 74 (13.03%) SQL Server
5 65 (11.44%) Sybase ASE
6 31 (5.46%) Oracle Database
7 28 (4.93%) MySQL
8 20 (3.52%) KDB
9 17 (2.99%) Sybase IQ
10 16 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 16 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (2.64%) MongoDB
12 13 (2.29%) Big Data
12 13 (2.29%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.76%) SAP HANA
13 10 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 63 (11.09%) Git (software)
2 58 (10.21%) Subversion
3 53 (9.33%) Maven
4 43 (7.57%) JIRA
5 35 (6.16%) JUnit
6 28 (4.93%) TeamCity
7 27 (4.75%) Sonatype Nexus
8 19 (3.35%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.94%) IntelliJ
10 10 (1.76%) Ant
11 9 (1.58%) Hudson
12 8 (1.41%) jMock
13 7 (1.23%) Checkstyle
13 7 (1.23%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.23%) FishEye
13 7 (1.23%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.23%) XMLUnit
14 6 (1.06%) Visual Studio
15 5 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 298 (52.46%) Finance
2 206 (36.27%) Banking
3 111 (19.54%) Investment Banking
4 109 (19.19%) Front Office
5 57 (10.04%) Financial Institution
6 24 (4.23%) Telecoms
7 20 (3.52%) Back Office
8 19 (3.35%) Games
9 8 (1.41%) Retail
10 5 (0.88%) Prime Brokerage
11 2 (0.35%) French Language
11 2 (0.35%) German Language
11 2 (0.35%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 322 (56.69%) Developer
2 173 (30.46%) Java Developer
3 59 (10.39%) C# Developer
4 49 (8.63%) Analyst
5 44 (7.75%) C++ Developer
5 44 (7.75%) Senior Developer
6 42 (7.39%) DBA
7 33 (5.81%) Sybase DBA
8 30 (5.28%) Senior Java Developer
8 30 (5.28%) Sybase Developer
9 24 (4.23%) .NET Developer
9 24 (4.23%) Consultant
9 24 (4.23%) SQL Developer
10 22 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 22 (3.87%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 22 (3.87%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 21 (3.70%) Architect
12 20 (3.52%) Front Office Developer
13 18 (3.17%) Games Developer
13 18 (3.17%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.68%) Spring
1 72 (12.68%) XML
2 68 (11.97%) FIX Protocol
2 68 (11.97%) JMS
3 59 (10.39%) J2EE
4 47 (8.27%) Hibernate
4 47 (8.27%) HTML
5 46 (8.10%) .NET
5 46 (8.10%) Middleware
6 45 (7.92%) REST
7 44 (7.75%) Web Services
8 29 (5.11%) HTML5
8 29 (5.11%) Ultra Messaging
9 28 (4.93%) WPF
10 25 (4.40%) CSS
10 25 (4.40%) TIBCO EMS
11 21 (3.70%) WinForms
12 18 (3.17%) J2SE
12 18 (3.17%) XSLT
13 17 (2.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 91 (16.02%) Equities
2 86 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (10.39%) Fixed Income
4 54 (9.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 41 (7.22%) Derivative
6 38 (6.69%) Computer Science
7 27 (4.75%) N-Tier
7 27 (4.75%) PKI
8 19 (3.35%) Mainframe
9 15 (2.64%) Market Risk
10 14 (2.46%) Equity Derivative
10 14 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (2.46%) Replication
11 12 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.94%) Fintech
13 10 (1.76%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.76%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (1.58%) Management Information System
14 9 (1.58%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 263 (46.30%) Unix
2 239 (42.08%) Linux
3 64 (11.27%) Windows
4 48 (8.45%) Solaris
5 27 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.99%) zOS
7 5 (0.88%) Android
7 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.88%) Windows 2000
7 5 (0.88%) Windows NT
8 3 (0.53%) AIX
8 3 (0.53%) HPUX
9 2 (0.35%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (17.08%) OO
3 79 (13.91%) Electronic Trading
4 77 (13.56%) SDLC
5 59 (10.39%) Risk Management
6 57 (10.04%) Test Automation
7 53 (9.33%) Low Latency
8 52 (9.15%) Multithreading
9 51 (8.98%) OOD
10 50 (8.80%) Integration Testing
11 35 (6.16%) SOA
11 35 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (5.81%) Analytics
12 33 (5.81%) Mentoring
13 31 (5.46%) Data Modelling
13 31 (5.46%) Migration
14 30 (5.28%) OOA/OOD
14 30 (5.28%) Workflow
15 28 (4.93%) ITIL
16 27 (4.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 339 (59.68%) SQL
2 305 (53.70%) Java
3 174 (30.63%) Perl
4 112 (19.72%) Shell Script
5 88 (15.49%) C++
6 84 (14.79%) C#
7 80 (14.08%) Python
8 71 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 48 (8.45%) T-SQL
10 39 (6.87%) PL/SQL
11 34 (5.99%) Bash Shell
12 32 (5.63%) Korn
13 17 (2.99%) Assembly Language
14 16 (2.82%) CLIST
14 16 (2.82%) JCL
14 16 (2.82%) REXX
15 15 (2.64%) Scala
15 15 (2.64%) VBA
16 11 (1.94%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (7.04%) Degree
2 19 (3.35%) Numerate Degree
3 15 (2.64%) ISEB
3 15 (2.64%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.58%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.88%) CCNA
6 5 (0.88%) CCNP
6 5 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.53%) CISSP
7 3 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.53%) PMP
7 3 (0.53%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.35%) CISA
9 1 (0.18%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.23%) QA
2 14 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 14 (2.46%) MiFID
3 3 (0.53%) EMIR
4 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.35%) GDPR
4 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.99%) Docker
3 16 (2.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 16 (2.82%) RACF
3 16 (2.82%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (1.06%) NFS
5 4 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.35%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) Veritas File System
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (2.82%) zSecure
2 5 (0.88%) Data Guard
2 5 (0.88%) NetBackup
2 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (0.70%) Netcool
3 4 (0.70%) QRadar
3 4 (0.70%) SCOM
3 4 (0.70%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 4 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.70%) WMI
4 3 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.35%) Puppet
6 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) MOM
6 1 (0.18%) Oozie
6 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 222 (39.08%) Oracle
2 60 (10.56%) TIBCO
3 48 (8.45%) IBM
4 44 (7.75%) SAP
5 27 (4.75%) Currenex
6 26 (4.58%) ION Trading
6 26 (4.58%) Microsoft
7 24 (4.23%) AppDynamics
8 21 (3.70%) Atlassian
9 19 (3.35%) Bloomberg
10 18 (3.17%) Murex
11 16 (2.82%) CA
12 14 (2.46%) Red Hat
12 14 (2.46%) Reuters
13 11 (1.94%) Sun
14 10 (1.76%) CyberArk
15 9 (1.58%) Solace
16 8 (1.41%) Google
16 8 (1.41%) Perforce
16 8 (1.41%) Teradata