The first table below looks at the demand for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 190 - 222
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% - 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£378 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
-25.33% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 - £30.00
Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
898 1096 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.58% 15.46% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 743 688
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 61 39
Average hourly rate £16.16 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.95% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £51.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun Certification across the City of London region.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sun Certification.

1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) Sun
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) SSH
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) RHEV
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Logistics
4 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) Ant
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Sun Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sun Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) SSH
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) Ant
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
4 1 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
4 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Support
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) Servlets
3 1 (9.09%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) XSL
3 1 (9.09%) XHTML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Client/Server
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
2 5 (45.45%) Solaris
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) OCPJP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) RHEV
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Sun
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat