The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 52 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.21% 1.77% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 4.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £500 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
South West

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

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
231 171 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.84% 37.75% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 118 101
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.27 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
1 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Lua
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) CMS

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Lua
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) PHP
2 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Sun Certification