The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 551 555 514
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -41
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 39 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.017% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.098% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 0 19
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£450 - £410
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £383
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.36 - £32.97
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.27 - £32.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 - £33.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.36 - £32.97
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10690 8183 9140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.05% 17.08% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6077 4745 4859
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 455 341 525
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.68 £22.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% -17.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in England

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Histogram in England

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in England

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England -5 13 £300 - 2
London 0 11 £475 - 1
South West - 7 £450 - 4
South East - 6 £450 -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
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Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 60 (96.77%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) XML
3 32 (51.61%) Sun
4 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 30 (48.39%) UNIX
6 29 (46.77%) SQL
6 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (45.16%) Oracle
8 26 (41.94%) Spring
9 25 (40.32%) Maven
10 21 (33.87%) Hibernate
11 20 (32.26%) HTML
12 19 (30.65%) J2EE
12 19 (30.65%) Servlets
12 19 (30.65%) Web Services
13 17 (27.42%) JUnit
13 17 (27.42%) Subversion
13 17 (27.42%) Unit Testing
14 16 (25.81%) Shell Script
14 16 (25.81%) Ant
14 16 (25.81%) XSLT
14 16 (25.81%) Linux
15 13 (20.97%) OO
15 13 (20.97%) JSON
16 12 (19.35%) Degree
16 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
16 12 (19.35%) Struts
16 12 (19.35%) Finance
17 11 (17.74%) Eclipse
18 10 (16.13%) CSS

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.29%) Adobe CQ
3 6 (9.68%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) Jetty
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) Drupal
5 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.61%) Liferay
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (1.61%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Force.com
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
1 9 (14.52%) SAN
1 9 (14.52%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) Reverse Proxy
2 8 (12.90%) VPN
2 8 (12.90%) DNS
3 6 (9.68%) HTTP
4 5 (8.06%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) NAS
5 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.90%) MySQL
3 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (40.32%) Maven
2 17 (27.42%) Subversion
2 17 (27.42%) JUnit
3 16 (25.81%) Ant
4 11 (17.74%) Eclipse
5 8 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (12.90%) ClearCase
5 8 (12.90%) Apache Ivy
6 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.06%) Log4j
8 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Selenium
9 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
2 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 50 (80.65%) Developer
2 29 (46.77%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (11.29%) J2EE Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.84%) ScrumMaster
7 2 (3.23%) Flex Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Flex Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Test Architect
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.61%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (53.23%) XML
2 26 (41.94%) Spring
3 21 (33.87%) Hibernate
4 20 (32.26%) HTML
5 19 (30.65%) J2EE
5 19 (30.65%) Servlets
5 19 (30.65%) Web Services
6 16 (25.81%) XSLT
7 13 (20.97%) JSON
8 12 (19.35%) Struts
9 10 (16.13%) CSS
9 10 (16.13%) jQuery
10 9 (14.52%) REST
10 9 (14.52%) SOAP
11 8 (12.90%) JSP
12 7 (11.29%) Ajax
13 5 (8.06%) XMLBeans
13 5 (8.06%) SAML
13 5 (8.06%) JMS
14 3 (4.84%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Replication
2 6 (9.68%) Web 2.0
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.06%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Wiki
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (48.39%) UNIX
2 16 (25.81%) Linux
3 8 (12.90%) Windows
4 7 (11.29%) Solaris
5 5 (8.06%) HPUX
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) Unit Testing
3 13 (20.97%) OO
4 9 (14.52%) UML
4 9 (14.52%) OOD
4 9 (14.52%) Release Management
4 9 (14.52%) Web Development
4 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
6 7 (11.29%) Content Management
7 6 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 6 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.06%) Scrum
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) DevOps
10 2 (3.23%) Coaching
10 2 (3.23%) Validation
10 2 (3.23%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.23%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.23%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (96.77%) Java
2 31 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (46.77%) SQL
4 16 (25.81%) Shell Script
5 9 (14.52%) PL/SQL
6 8 (12.90%) Lua
6 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 8 (12.90%) Python
6 8 (12.90%) Perl
6 8 (12.90%) PHP
7 6 (9.68%) C++
8 5 (8.06%) XPath
9 2 (3.23%) Ruby
9 2 (3.23%) Apex Code
9 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
1 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.23%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (6.45%) KVM
2 1 (1.61%) RHEV
2 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Puppet
1 8 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Sun
2 28 (45.16%) Oracle
3 9 (14.52%) AccuRev
4 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.06%) Interwoven
5 5 (8.06%) IBM
6 4 (6.45%) HP
7 3 (4.84%) Adobe
8 2 (3.23%) ForgeRock
8 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.61%) Google
9 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.61%) hybris
9 1 (1.61%) Facebook
9 1 (1.61%) Twitter
9 1 (1.61%) Sybase
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
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