The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 36 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.14% - 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £300 - £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £35.18 £44.00
% change year-on-year
+49.25% -20.05%
Sun
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
135 136 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.35% 48.57% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 59
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.35 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +27.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Sun
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Sun 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 Sun.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
1 4 (80.00%) Servlets
1 4 (80.00%) Struts
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (80.00%) Sun Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Sun 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 Sun. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (80.00%) JUnit
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) JSP
1 4 (80.00%) Servlets
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle