Period
to 16 August 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 August 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 207 204
Rank change year-on-year +34 -3 -27
Contract jobs citing Sun 9 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.36% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -11.69%
10th Percentile £348 £310 £238
90th Percentile £430 £390 £428
England median daily rate £383 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -4.38% - -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.50 £7.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +157.30% -
England median hourly rate £38.50 £19.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year +98.71% -22.50% -9.09%

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 Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1620 2224 2537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 38.41% 38.33% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 1437 1583
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £213
90th Percentile £550 £563 £475
England median daily rate £440 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 91 119
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £26.25 £23.00 £37.13
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.38 £17.63
% change year-on-year -2.16% -1.42% +3.68%

Sun
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Sun in Yorkshire

Sun
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sun in Yorkshire

Sun
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sun in Yorkshire

Sun
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
West Yorkshire +31 9 £375 +7.14% 2
Sun
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Sun.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) AIX
3 5 (55.56%) Solaris
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Sun Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) JDBC
4 4 (44.44%) JSP
4 4 (44.44%) Servlets
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) JNI
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) System Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) NetBeans
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) C
5 3 (33.33%) Python

Sun
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) DMZ
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
2 3 (33.33%) NetBeans
3 1 (11.11%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Developer
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere Portal Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java WebSphere Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Portal Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE WebSphere Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) J2EE
1 4 (44.44%) JDBC
1 4 (44.44%) JSP
1 4 (44.44%) Servlets
2 3 (33.33%) JMS
2 3 (33.33%) JNI
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) JSF
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) AIX
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Solaris
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE
3 1 (11.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
1 4 (44.44%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) System Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Facilities Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) KYC
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Sun Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Dell
3 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas