The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sun Microsystems, Inc.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 39 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 0.52% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 1.17% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £450 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +69.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -56.36%
Sun
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
193 171 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 55.62% 44.88% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 115 133
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £159 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.38 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +50.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £16.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.65 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sun as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Sun
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Guava
1 1 (100.00%) Akka
1 1 (100.00%) YourKit
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Full Stack Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Akka
1 1 (100.00%) Guava
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google