The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 - 76 65
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 0.12% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.24% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
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
Buckinghamshire

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

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
324 411 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.14% 47.46% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 206 209
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 22
Median hourly rate £9.00 £10.04 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% -33.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £20.88 £18.75
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 Milton Keynes

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Sun
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Sun.

1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Struts
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle