Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 161 174
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 -33
Contract jobs citing Sun 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.13% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.37% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £160 £300 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% -4.38% +6.36%
Yorkshire median daily rate £160 £330 £314
% change year-on-year -51.52% +5.18% -6.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £11.26
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.50 £7.19
% change year-on-year - +157.30% -81.08%

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 West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1191 1364 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 39.11% 37.89% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 852 1056
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £252 £263 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £508
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 46 101
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -3.45% +30.34%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £21.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -0.52% +6.66% +4.58%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in West Yorkshire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in West Yorkshire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sun in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sun in West Yorkshire

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in West Yorkshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +15 3 £160 -46.67%
Bradford - 1 - -
Sun
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) VSAN
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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%) VSAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) AIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) IBM