The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank 39 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.83% - 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% - 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Median daily rate £420 - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +6.40%
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 Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
155 127 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 42.82% 34.79% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 80 69
Median daily rate £425 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.83 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% +52.95%
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 Northamptonshire

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Sun Certification
1 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) Struts
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Maven
4 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
4 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Clustering
4 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) Foglight
4 4 (36.36%) Validation
4 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 4 (36.36%) EMC

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) JUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Eclipse
3 4 (36.36%) Maven
4 3 (27.27%) Ant
4 3 (27.27%) Checkstyle
4 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (27.27%) QUnit
4 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
1 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) J2EE Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Unix Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Unix Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 6 (54.55%) J2EE
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) Struts
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) EJB
5 3 (27.27%) EJB 3.0
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
5 3 (27.27%) JBoss Seam
5 3 (27.27%) JMS
5 3 (27.27%) JPA
5 3 (27.27%) JSTL
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) JSP
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) AIX
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Project Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Sun Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) OCMJD
4 1 (9.09%) HND
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (36.36%) Foglight
1 4 (36.36%) nmon
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) EMC
2 4 (36.36%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Intel
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Endeca