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 5 May 2016 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 600 568 573
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 30 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.073% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 13
Median daily rate £390 £458 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.84% +34.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £326 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £482 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £460 £265
% change year-on-year
-15.80% +73.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.80
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UK

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
10715 9880 9743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.04% 19.52% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6793 5661 5642
Median daily rate £410 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 479 495
Median hourly rate £26.25 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Sun Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +22 11 £373 -9.14%
West Midlands - 9 £400 - 2
North West -3 5 £425 -12.00%
Yorkshire +5 4 £400 -15.78%
South East -18 4 £325 -31.57% 1
South West -7 3 £500 +8.10% 1
London -13 2 £390 -5.45% 3
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Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification 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 England region with a requirement for Sun Certification.

1 50 (96.15%) Java
2 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (65.38%) Hibernate
4 30 (57.69%) J2EE
5 29 (55.77%) Spring
6 27 (51.92%) Maven
6 27 (51.92%) Oracle
7 23 (44.23%) JSP
8 22 (42.31%) Sun
9 21 (40.38%) JUnit
10 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
11 18 (34.62%) Unit Testing
11 18 (34.62%) SQL
12 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
12 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
12 16 (30.77%) JBoss
13 15 (28.85%) WebLogic
13 15 (28.85%) Servlets
13 15 (28.85%) Web Services
13 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
13 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
14 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
14 14 (26.92%) Unix
14 14 (26.92%) PL/SQL
14 14 (26.92%) Subversion
15 13 (25.00%) XML
15 13 (25.00%) Eclipse
16 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
17 11 (21.15%) Struts
17 11 (21.15%) EJB

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 16 (30.77%) JBoss
1 16 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 15 (28.85%) WebLogic
3 8 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (9.62%) CICS
5 3 (5.77%) GlassFish
6 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.92%) CMS
7 1 (1.92%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) LDAP
1 2 (3.85%) NAS
1 2 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.62%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (9.62%) DB2
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.77%) MySQL
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.85%) Big Data
6 2 (3.85%) Mnesia
6 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (51.92%) Maven
2 21 (40.38%) JUnit
3 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
4 14 (26.92%) Subversion
5 13 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 10 (19.23%) Ant
6 10 (19.23%) ClearCase
7 8 (15.38%) Selenium
8 7 (13.46%) JIRA
9 5 (9.62%) Artifactory
9 5 (9.62%) ClearQuest
9 5 (9.62%) PVCS
9 5 (9.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (7.69%) Toad
11 3 (5.77%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (1.92%) AccuRev
12 1 (1.92%) Checkstyle
12 1 (1.92%) QUnit
12 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (82.69%) Developer
2 41 (78.85%) Java Developer
3 17 (32.69%) J2EE Developer
3 17 (32.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Lead Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Lead Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Technical Leader
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Designer
7 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Storage Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (65.38%) Hibernate
2 30 (57.69%) J2EE
3 29 (55.77%) Spring
4 23 (44.23%) JSP
5 15 (28.85%) Servlets
5 15 (28.85%) Web Services
6 13 (25.00%) XML
7 11 (21.15%) EJB
7 11 (21.15%) Struts
8 8 (15.38%) jQuery
9 6 (11.54%) HTML
9 6 (11.54%) JMS
10 5 (9.62%) Apache CXF
10 5 (9.62%) WSDL
10 5 (9.62%) XSD
11 3 (5.77%) JAX-RS
11 3 (5.77%) OC4J
11 3 (5.77%) REST
12 2 (3.85%) JSF
12 2 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (9.62%) Mainframe
3 5 (9.62%) PMI
4 2 (3.85%) IBM XIV
4 2 (3.85%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Unix
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (34.62%) Unit Testing
3 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
4 11 (21.15%) OO
5 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (17.31%) SOA
7 8 (15.38%) Front End Development
7 8 (15.38%) Service Management
8 7 (13.46%) Project Management
8 7 (13.46%) SDLC
8 7 (13.46%) Validation
9 6 (11.54%) UML
10 5 (9.62%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.62%) CMMI
10 5 (9.62%) OOP
10 5 (9.62%) PRINCE
10 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.62%) RUP
10 5 (9.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) Java
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 14 (26.92%) PL/SQL
5 7 (13.46%) Perl
6 6 (11.54%) C++
7 5 (9.62%) Assembly Language
7 5 (9.62%) COBOL
7 5 (9.62%) Lua
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
7 5 (9.62%) VB
8 4 (7.69%) Python
9 3 (5.77%) C
10 2 (3.85%) Erlang
10 2 (3.85%) SystemTap
11 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.46%) Degree
4 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
4 5 (9.62%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.92%) OCMJD
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) KVM
1 2 (3.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.85%) vSphere
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Oracle
2 22 (42.31%) Sun
3 7 (13.46%) IBM
4 5 (9.62%) Chordiant
5 3 (5.77%) Sybase
6 2 (3.85%) BEA
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Dell
6 2 (3.85%) F5
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Intel
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) Veritas
6 2 (3.85%) VMware
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