Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 November 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.

Sun
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 143 159
Rank change year-on-year +15 +16 -42
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.077% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Leeds median daily rate £160 £300 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% -4.38% +6.36%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £160 £300 £314
% change year-on-year -46.67% -4.38% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £11.26

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 Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 867 957 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 38.74% 36.96% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 627 805
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.96% +8.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £513
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 46
Leeds median hourly rate £22.61 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.92% -13.33% +10.33%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.91
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.83 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +1.43% -5.08% +29.10%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Sun as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Leeds

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Leeds

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in Leeds

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Sun.

1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VMS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) VSAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Solaris
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) IBM