The table below looks at the statistics for Solaris skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solaris over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Microsystems Solaris
Rank 15 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Solaris 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 10.77% 7.46% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 27.78% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.60 £43.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +33.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £26.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+2.83% -1.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 15.38% 26.87% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £40.60 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -2.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Solaris
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Solaris Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Solaris
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solaris across the Basildon region.

Solaris Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Solaris
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Solaris across the Basildon region.

Solaris Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Solaris
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
2 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
3 7 (77.78%) Ant
3 7 (77.78%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) J2EE
4 6 (66.67%) XHTML
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) Content Management
4 6 (66.67%) HTML5
5 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) SOAP
5 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
5 5 (55.56%) B2C
5 5 (55.56%) IBM
6 4 (44.44%) JSP
6 4 (44.44%) SOA
6 4 (44.44%) TDD
6 4 (44.44%) TopLink
6 4 (44.44%) JAX-WS
6 4 (44.44%) SoapUI

Solaris
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Solaris also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Solaris. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Ant
2 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) Hudson
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) XHTML
3 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP
5 4 (44.44%) JSP
5 4 (44.44%) TopLink
5 4 (44.44%) JAX-WS
5 4 (44.44%) JAX-RS
5 4 (44.44%) EclipseLink
6 2 (22.22%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) Struts
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) OSGi
6 2 (22.22%) JSR 170
6 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Content Management
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) B2C
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) SEO
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) Information Management
6 2 (22.22%) RAD
6 2 (22.22%) RUP
6 2 (22.22%) Use Case
6 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) FatWire
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Omniture
3 1 (11.11%) Google