Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sun products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sun over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Sun
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 117 223
Rank change year-on-year -56 +106 +24
Contract jobs citing Sun 7 1 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.056% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.15% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
10th Percentile £429 " £423
25th Percentile £524 " £445
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 - £550
75th Percentile £569 " £600
90th Percentile £608 " £610
Central London median daily rate £550 - £550

Sun is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,297 657 2,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.13% 36.50% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 965 480 1,837
10th Percentile £347 £300 £282
25th Percentile £431 £413 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +0.50%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £725 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £530 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 48
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.75 £11.60
25th Percentile £13.00 £14.44 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.25 £19.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% -7.32% +9.63%
75th Percentile £23.00 £22.13 £23.56
90th Percentile £26.65 £22.65 £45.41
Central London median hourly rate £14.47 £18.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year -19.64% -13.94% +11.84%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Sun as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in the City of London

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Sun in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Sun in the City of London

Sun
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Sun in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Sun in the City of London

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Sun in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Sun in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Sun also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Sun.

1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
2 3 (42.86%) OCPJP
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) General Ledger
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) J2SE
2 3 (42.86%) Sun Certification
2 3 (42.86%) AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
2 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 3 (42.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
2 3 (42.86%) Java 8
2 3 (42.86%) Epics
2 3 (42.86%) Java 11
3 2 (28.57%) Expense Management
3 2 (28.57%) Revenue Recognition
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Banking

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (42.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) General Ledger
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2SE
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) BDD
1 3 (42.86%) Epics
1 3 (42.86%) Microservices
1 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
1 3 (42.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Expense Management
2 2 (28.57%) Revenue Recognition
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Java 11
1 3 (42.86%) Java 8
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) OCPJP
1 3 (42.86%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sage
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Workday