Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 424 670 630
Rank change year-on-year +246 -40 -257
Contract jobs citing Sybase 124 175 285
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% 0.45% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 94 172
Median daily rate £525 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £432 £419 £358
90th Percentile £690 £692 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £509 £431
% change year-on-year -12.14% +17.98% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
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 15,628 38,880 42,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.37% 42.65% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,335 24,248 26,542
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.01% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 657 1,439 1,576
Median hourly rate £23.67 £19.03 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.38% +8.74% +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.15 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.90 £16.77
% change year-on-year +11.73% +6.77% +1.61%

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 8 August 2020.

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 9 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 8 August 2020. 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 +248 112 £525 -8.70% 11
London +170 101 £530 -10.17% 8
UK excluding London +232 23 £447 -12.14% 3
South East +178 10 £475 -
Scotland +72 8 £425 -15.00%
Work from Home -14 6 £525 -
Northern Ireland +19 3 £431 -
South West +85 1 - -
Wales - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 83 (66.94%) Oracle
2 82 (66.13%) SQL Server
3 77 (62.10%) SQL
4 66 (53.23%) Java
5 59 (47.58%) Linux
6 51 (41.13%) MySQL
6 51 (41.13%) Finance
7 50 (40.32%) Unix
8 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (37.10%) MongoDB
10 43 (34.68%) Relational Database
11 41 (33.06%) Windows
12 40 (32.26%) Banking
13 36 (29.03%) Perl
14 35 (28.23%) Python
15 30 (24.19%) XML
16 28 (22.58%) AWS
17 27 (21.77%) PostgreSQL
18 26 (20.97%) Spring
18 26 (20.97%) T-SQL
19 24 (19.35%) JIRA
19 24 (19.35%) Oracle Database
19 24 (19.35%) Microservices
20 23 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (18.55%) PL/SQL
21 22 (17.74%) RDBMS
21 22 (17.74%) IBM
21 22 (17.74%) Red Hat
21 22 (17.74%) Shell Script
21 22 (17.74%) NoSQL

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 (17.74%) Confluence
2 21 (16.94%) JBoss
3 18 (14.52%) Red Hat Fuse
4 14 (11.29%) WebLogic
5 10 (8.06%) MQSeries
6 7 (5.65%) Apache
6 7 (5.65%) Mule
7 6 (4.84%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.03%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (4.03%) Jetty
8 5 (4.03%) Jupyter
8 5 (4.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 5 (4.03%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.23%) nginx
9 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
10 3 (2.42%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.61%) CMS
11 2 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.81%) Endur
2 1 (0.81%) RMDS
2 1 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.58%) AWS
2 12 (9.68%) Azure
3 8 (6.45%) GitHub
3 8 (6.45%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.23%) GCP
5 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.61%) IaaS
6 2 (1.61%) NuGet
6 2 (1.61%) PaaS
6 2 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) DNS
2 6 (4.84%) Kerberos
3 5 (4.03%) SSH
4 3 (2.42%) HTTP
4 3 (2.42%) SSL
5 2 (1.61%) Internet
5 2 (1.61%) Intranet
5 2 (1.61%) SAN
6 1 (0.81%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (66.13%) SQL Server
2 51 (41.13%) MySQL
3 46 (37.10%) MongoDB
4 43 (34.68%) Relational Database
5 27 (21.77%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (19.35%) Oracle Database
7 22 (17.74%) NoSQL
7 22 (17.74%) RDBMS
8 15 (12.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (8.87%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (8.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (7.26%) Sybase ASE
13 8 (6.45%) Amazon Aurora
13 8 (6.45%) DB2
13 8 (6.45%) Hadoop
14 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (5.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) JIRA
2 19 (15.32%) Subversion
3 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
4 15 (12.10%) Maven
5 14 (11.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (11.29%) FishEye
6 12 (9.68%) Hudson
7 11 (8.87%) Cucumber
8 9 (7.26%) Jenkins
9 8 (6.45%) jMock
9 8 (6.45%) JUnit
10 6 (4.84%) Bitbucket
11 5 (4.03%) Ant
11 5 (4.03%) ClearCase
11 5 (4.03%) Gradle
11 5 (4.03%) Leiningen
11 5 (4.03%) Mercurial
11 5 (4.03%) Poseidon for UML
11 5 (4.03%) Selenium
11 5 (4.03%) Vagrant
General
1 51 (41.13%) Finance
2 40 (32.26%) Banking
3 18 (14.52%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.26%) Front Office
5 4 (3.23%) Advertising
5 4 (3.23%) Back Office
6 3 (2.42%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.81%) International Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Law
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (37.90%) Developer
2 31 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 24 (19.35%) DBA
4 21 (16.94%) Architect
5 17 (13.71%) Oracle DBA
6 12 (9.68%) Administrator
7 11 (8.87%) Sybase DBA
8 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Database Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) AWS Developer
10 8 (6.45%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) AWS Software Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Java Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) SailPoint Architect
10 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.65%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.19%) XML
2 26 (20.97%) Spring
3 20 (16.13%) Hibernate
3 20 (16.13%) HTML
4 18 (14.52%) Apache Camel
5 16 (12.90%) JMS
5 16 (12.90%) Web Services
6 15 (12.10%) LDAP
7 14 (11.29%) Middleware
8 13 (10.48%) REST
9 12 (9.68%) Node.js
10 11 (8.87%) AngularJS
10 11 (8.87%) Java EE
10 11 (8.87%) MSMQ
10 11 (8.87%) SailPoint
11 10 (8.06%) .NET
11 10 (8.06%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (8.06%) JSON
11 10 (8.06%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (7.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.29%) Fixed Income
3 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.45%) Derivative
3 8 (6.45%) Pricing Data
4 7 (5.65%) Equities
5 6 (4.84%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.84%) User Experience
6 4 (3.23%) Clustering
6 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.23%) Replication
7 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.81%) Exotic Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (47.58%) Linux
2 50 (40.32%) Unix
3 41 (33.06%) Windows
4 12 (9.68%) AIX
4 12 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (8.87%) Solaris
6 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
7 5 (4.03%) Android
7 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.03%) CentOS
7 5 (4.03%) Debian
7 5 (4.03%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.03%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.81%) HPUX
9 1 (0.81%) SUSE
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.35%) Microservices
3 23 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
5 17 (13.71%) Data Management
5 17 (13.71%) TDD
6 14 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (10.48%) DevOps
7 13 (10.48%) ITIL
7 13 (10.48%) Project Management
7 13 (10.48%) SDLC
7 13 (10.48%) UML
8 12 (9.68%) Migration
8 12 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (8.87%) BDD
9 11 (8.87%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (8.87%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure as Code
10 10 (8.06%) Multithreading
10 10 (8.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 77 (62.10%) SQL
2 66 (53.23%) Java
3 36 (29.03%) Perl
4 35 (28.23%) Python
5 26 (20.97%) T-SQL
6 23 (18.55%) PL/SQL
7 22 (17.74%) Shell Script
8 20 (16.13%) Bash Shell
8 20 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 15 (12.10%) PowerShell
10 14 (11.29%) C#
11 11 (8.87%) C++
12 9 (7.26%) Ruby
13 7 (5.65%) Groovy
13 7 (5.65%) Korn
13 7 (5.65%) Scala
14 6 (4.84%) VBA
15 5 (4.03%) BeanShell
15 5 (4.03%) Clojure
15 5 (4.03%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) Degree
1 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) MiFID
3 2 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.81%) GDPR
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 19 (15.32%) Docker
2 14 (11.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.06%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (4.84%) Squid
5 6 (4.84%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.81%) NFS
6 1 (0.81%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) Kubernetes
1 16 (12.90%) Puppet
2 14 (11.29%) Ansible
3 9 (7.26%) Data Guard
4 6 (4.84%) Cacti
4 6 (4.84%) Nagios
4 6 (4.84%) Opsview
4 6 (4.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (4.84%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (4.84%) Red Hat Satellite
5 5 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.03%) Salt
5 5 (4.03%) Terraform
6 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 3 (2.42%) Foglight
6 3 (2.42%) Grafana
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 83 (66.94%) Oracle
2 22 (17.74%) IBM
2 22 (17.74%) Red Hat
3 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.68%) MuleSoft
4 12 (9.68%) Sun
4 12 (9.68%) VMware
5 10 (8.06%) Axway
5 10 (8.06%) SAP
6 9 (7.26%) Atlassian
7 8 (6.45%) HP
7 8 (6.45%) Murex
7 8 (6.45%) Novell
7 8 (6.45%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (4.84%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.84%) Splunk
9 5 (4.03%) Cloudera
9 5 (4.03%) Hortonworks
9 5 (4.03%) SaltStack
9 5 (4.03%) Sparx