The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Lothian region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Sun 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.50% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.90 £22.13 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+48.70% +2.90%
Vendors Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 56.90% 48.98% 56.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 21
Average daily rate £358 £380 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.92% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Sun
Scotland

Sun
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Sun Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Sun
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Sun Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Sun
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Sun Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Sun
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) OCPJP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (100.00%) jMock
1 1 (100.00%) EasyMock
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) iBATIS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) OCPJP