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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 611 600 580
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 17 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.065% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 18
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £330 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £525 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.73
Sun Certification
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
10241 10100 9683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.41% 19.37% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6420 6115 5560
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 486 410
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.25 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
South West +1 5 £600 +33.33% 1
North West +11 3 £450 -14.28%
London -19 3 £575 +27.77%
West Midlands -28 3 £424 -
Yorkshire -5 2 £300 -36.84%
East of England +19 1 - -
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Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (95.92%) Java
2 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (57.14%) Oracle
4 24 (48.98%) J2EE
5 21 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 20 (40.82%) Web Services
7 19 (38.78%) OO
7 19 (38.78%) Spring
8 18 (36.73%) Hibernate
8 18 (36.73%) UML
8 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
9 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database
10 16 (32.65%) Apache CXF
10 16 (32.65%) OOP
10 16 (32.65%) Unix
10 16 (32.65%) Windows
10 16 (32.65%) JSP
11 15 (30.61%) ClearQuest
11 15 (30.61%) JIRA
11 15 (30.61%) Defect Tracking
12 14 (28.57%) PVCS
12 14 (28.57%) C
13 13 (26.53%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (26.53%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (26.53%) Eclipse
14 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
14 12 (24.49%) HTML
14 12 (24.49%) JUnit
15 11 (22.45%) SQL

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 12 (24.49%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (20.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (16.33%) WebLogic
4 7 (14.29%) JBoss
5 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (4.08%) GlassFish
6 2 (4.08%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) LDAP
1 2 (4.08%) NAS
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) Oracle Database
2 13 (26.53%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
4 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 6 (12.24%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (12.24%) MySQL
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (10.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 15 (30.61%) ClearQuest
2 15 (30.61%) JIRA
3 14 (28.57%) PVCS
4 13 (26.53%) Eclipse
4 13 (26.53%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (24.49%) JUnit
6 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
7 10 (20.41%) Ant
8 9 (18.37%) Maven
9 6 (12.24%) Artifactory
9 6 (12.24%) Subversion
10 5 (10.20%) Toad
11 4 (8.16%) Selenium
12 3 (6.12%) Checkstyle
12 3 (6.12%) QUnit
13 2 (4.08%) Eclipse RCP
13 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
14 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
14 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 33 (67.35%) Java Developer
3 13 (26.53%) J2EE Developer
3 13 (26.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 12 (24.49%) Lead Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Technical Leader
8 4 (8.16%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Linux Specialist
10 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Storage Specialist
10 2 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (4.08%) VMware Specialist
10 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) J2EE
2 20 (40.82%) Web Services
3 19 (38.78%) Spring
4 18 (36.73%) Hibernate
5 16 (32.65%) Apache CXF
5 16 (32.65%) JSP
6 12 (24.49%) HTML
7 11 (22.45%) XML
8 8 (16.33%) Servlets
9 7 (14.29%) CSS
10 6 (12.24%) Struts
11 5 (10.20%) EJB
12 4 (8.16%) Swing
13 3 (6.12%) EJB 3.0
13 3 (6.12%) Java EE
13 3 (6.12%) JBoss Seam
13 3 (6.12%) JMS
13 3 (6.12%) JPA
13 3 (6.12%) jQuery
13 3 (6.12%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.04%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Unix
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) OO
3 18 (36.73%) UML
4 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (32.65%) OOP
6 15 (30.61%) Defect Tracking
7 11 (22.45%) SOA
8 10 (20.41%) ETL
8 10 (20.41%) Front End Development
8 10 (20.41%) Workflow
9 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
10 5 (10.20%) ITIL
10 5 (10.20%) ITSM
11 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
11 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.16%) Ethical Hacking
11 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Reverse Engineering
11 4 (8.16%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (95.92%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) C
3 11 (22.45%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) C++
4 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
5 8 (16.33%) R
6 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.20%) VB
8 3 (6.12%) Perl
9 1 (2.04%) Lua
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) CEH
5 3 (6.12%) Degree
5 3 (6.12%) OCMJD
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (4.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.04%) HND
7 1 (2.04%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) KVM
1 2 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Sun
3 4 (8.16%) Sybase
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco
4 2 (4.08%) Dell
4 2 (4.08%) F5
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.08%) Veritas
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Endeca
5 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow