The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.34% - -
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £369 £369
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £19.29
% change year-on-year
+89.47% +23.15%
Sun
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 44.53% 64.29% 58.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 19
Average daily rate £335 £350 £196
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +78.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.75 £46.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.10% +162.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Sun
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Interwoven

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Log4j
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Servlets
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Struts
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) HPUX
1 5 (100.00%) Solaris
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Interwoven