The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sun
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 41 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Sun 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.28% 1.97% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 4.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £368 £386
% change year-on-year -3.56% -4.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £52.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -80.95% +34.61%  

Sun is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 139 145 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 38.29% 40.85% 53.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 89 81
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -29.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £20.50 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Sun as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Coventry

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sun in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Coventry

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Coventry

Sun
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Sun.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Swing
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) AWT
1 3 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database

Sun
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AWT
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Swing
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Sun Certification