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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 516 512 474
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -38
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 41 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.061% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.32% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 33
Average daily rate
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£464 £391 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.59% -13.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £319 £328
% change year-on-year
+30.09% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.71 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.03% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.71 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +12.90%
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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
9340 8325 7316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.11% 18.93% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5504 4589 3894
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 375 511
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £41.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
London +2 22 £470 +20.51%
East of England -1 9 £274 - 1
South West -11 6 £478 +6.22%
South East 0 4 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 73 (94.81%) Java
2 43 (55.84%) Oracle
2 43 (55.84%) UNIX
3 41 (53.25%) J2EE
4 40 (51.95%) Sun
4 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (49.35%) SQL
6 37 (48.05%) XML
7 35 (45.45%) Maven
8 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
9 31 (40.26%) Security Cleared
10 30 (38.96%) Subversion
11 29 (37.66%) Spring
11 29 (37.66%) HTML
12 25 (32.47%) Ant
12 25 (32.47%) Web Services
13 24 (31.17%) UML
13 24 (31.17%) OO
13 24 (31.17%) Hibernate
14 22 (28.57%) ClearCase
15 21 (27.27%) Servlets
15 21 (27.27%) PL/SQL
15 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
17 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
17 19 (24.68%) Oracle Database
18 18 (23.38%) Relational Database
18 18 (23.38%) JUnit
18 18 (23.38%) Eclipse
19 17 (22.08%) WebLogic

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (22.08%) WebLogic
2 11 (14.29%) JBoss
3 10 (12.99%) WebSphere
4 8 (10.39%) Apache
4 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
5 7 (9.09%) GlassFish
6 4 (5.19%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (3.90%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (3.90%) CMS
8 2 (2.60%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.60%) Jetty
9 1 (1.30%) Drupal
9 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.30%) Liferay
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.30%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.30%) IIS
9 1 (1.30%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Firewall
1 5 (6.49%) DNS
1 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.19%) LDAP
3 3 (3.90%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.30%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 19 (24.68%) Oracle Database
3 18 (23.38%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.69%) RDBMS
5 7 (9.09%) MySQL
6 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (45.45%) Maven
2 30 (38.96%) Subversion
3 25 (32.47%) Ant
4 22 (28.57%) ClearCase
5 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
6 18 (23.38%) JUnit
6 18 (23.38%) Eclipse
7 14 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 14 (18.18%) Apache Ivy
8 12 (15.58%) JIRA
9 9 (11.69%) Artifactory
9 9 (11.69%) Toad
9 9 (11.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 9 (11.69%) ClearQuest
10 6 (7.79%) Eclipse RCP
11 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
12 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.60%) Xcode
12 2 (2.60%) Gradle
General
1 9 (11.69%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.30%) French Language
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (79.22%) Developer
2 41 (53.25%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
3 6 (7.79%) J2EE Developer
3 6 (7.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (6.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Architect
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Leader
6 3 (3.90%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (3.90%) C++ Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Lead Developer
6 3 (3.90%) Administrator
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.60%) Programmer
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.25%) J2EE
2 37 (48.05%) XML
3 29 (37.66%) Spring
3 29 (37.66%) HTML
4 25 (32.47%) Web Services
5 24 (31.17%) Hibernate
6 21 (27.27%) Servlets
7 16 (20.78%) XSLT
8 14 (18.18%) JSP
9 13 (16.88%) Struts
10 9 (11.69%) Apache CXF
10 9 (11.69%) JAXB
11 8 (10.39%) CSS
11 8 (10.39%) Ajax
12 7 (9.09%) Java EE
12 7 (9.09%) EJB
12 7 (9.09%) SOAP
12 7 (9.09%) Swing
13 6 (7.79%) Middleware
13 6 (7.79%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.49%) Smart Meter
2 5 (6.49%) Clustering
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Wiki
3 2 (2.60%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.30%) Social Media
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) Equities
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (55.84%) UNIX
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 8 (10.39%) Linux
4 5 (6.49%) Solaris
5 4 (5.19%) Windows NT
5 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.90%) SUSE
6 3 (3.90%) AIX
7 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.60%) Android
8 1 (1.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.17%) UML
2 24 (31.17%) OO
3 21 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (22.08%) Web Development
5 14 (18.18%) OOD
6 13 (16.88%) ITIL
6 13 (16.88%) Service Management
7 12 (15.58%) Release Management
8 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 11 (14.29%) Scrum
9 10 (12.99%) ITSM
10 9 (11.69%) OOP
11 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.49%) User Stories
13 4 (5.19%) Content Management
14 3 (3.90%) TDD
14 3 (3.90%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (94.81%) Java
2 38 (49.35%) SQL
3 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
4 21 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 12 (15.58%) Perl
5 12 (15.58%) PHP
5 12 (15.58%) Python
5 12 (15.58%) Lua
6 10 (12.99%) C++
7 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
8 7 (9.09%) Ruby
8 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) XPath
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) XQuery
10 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.08%) DV Cleared
3 16 (20.78%) OCPJP
4 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
5 11 (14.29%) Degree
6 10 (12.99%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (5.19%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Veritas File System
1 4 (5.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
1 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Oracle
2 40 (51.95%) Sun
3 12 (15.58%) AccuRev
4 6 (7.79%) Sybase
5 5 (6.49%) IBM
6 4 (5.19%) Adobe
6 4 (5.19%) Veritas
6 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.19%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) hybris
8 1 (1.30%) Google
8 1 (1.30%) Pega
8 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.30%) Facebook
8 1 (1.30%) Twitter
8 1 (1.30%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.30%) BEA
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft