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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun
Rank - 42 39
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.76% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £9.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+278.94% -78.88%
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
154 132 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.84% 32.75% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 81 78
Median daily rate £420 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 6
Median hourly rate £15.75 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.95% +15.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.31 £17.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 27 September 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) EJB
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Struts
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) JMS
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) OCMJD
2 3 (75.00%) Checkstyle
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 3 (75.00%) JBoss Seam
2 3 (75.00%) JPA
2 3 (75.00%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (75.00%) JSTL
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) QUnit

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 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) Checkstyle
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) QUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) EJB
1 3 (75.00%) EJB 3.0
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss Seam
1 3 (75.00%) JMS
1 3 (75.00%) JPA
1 3 (75.00%) JSTL
1 3 (75.00%) Struts
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) OCMJD
1 3 (75.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (25.00%) Foglight
1 1 (25.00%) nmon
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Endeca
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware