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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 538 544 519
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 44 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.057% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £351 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -22.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £280 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
9435 9299 8108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.52% 19.08% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5573 5437 4378
Average daily rate £399 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 428 465
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 June 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 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 20 £423 +11.31% 4
South East -22 10 £325 +3.09% 2
South West - 8 £463 -
Yorkshire - 5 £475 - 1
North West - 1 £483 - 1
Sun Certification
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Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 59 (83.10%) Java
2 45 (63.38%) Sun
3 39 (54.93%) J2EE
4 38 (53.52%) JavaScript
5 31 (43.66%) Oracle
6 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (40.85%) UNIX
8 24 (33.80%) SQL
9 22 (30.99%) HTML
10 21 (29.58%) Ant
11 20 (28.17%) Maven
12 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
12 19 (26.76%) CSS
13 18 (25.35%) DV Cleared
13 18 (25.35%) Subversion
14 17 (23.94%) E-Commerce
15 16 (22.54%) Linux
15 16 (22.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 16 (22.54%) Apache Ivy
16 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (21.13%) Perl
16 15 (21.13%) OO
17 14 (19.72%) Python
17 14 (19.72%) ClearCase
17 14 (19.72%) PHP
17 14 (19.72%) Web Services
17 14 (19.72%) Spring
17 14 (19.72%) Lua
17 14 (19.72%) Release Management
18 13 (18.31%) OCPJP

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10 (14.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (12.68%) JBoss
3 6 (8.45%) Apache
4 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.04%) WebLogic
4 5 (7.04%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.23%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.41%) IIS
7 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) Firewall
2 7 (9.86%) DNS
3 6 (8.45%) PPP
3 6 (8.45%) LDAP
3 6 (8.45%) ATM
3 6 (8.45%) Broadband
3 6 (8.45%) VoIP
3 6 (8.45%) Ethernet
3 6 (8.45%) xDSL
3 6 (8.45%) VPN
3 6 (8.45%) DSLAM
4 5 (7.04%) SAN
5 3 (4.23%) SSL
6 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.41%) HTTP
7 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (29.58%) Ant
2 20 (28.17%) Maven
3 18 (25.35%) Subversion
4 16 (22.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 16 (22.54%) Apache Ivy
5 14 (19.72%) ClearCase
6 10 (14.08%) Eclipse
7 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
8 6 (8.45%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (4.23%) JUnit
9 3 (4.23%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (2.82%) QUnit
10 2 (2.82%) Gradle
10 2 (2.82%) Checkstyle
10 2 (2.82%) Selenium
10 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.82%) Xcode
11 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 10 (14.08%) Publishing
2 8 (11.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (64.79%) Developer
2 31 (43.66%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
3 5 (7.04%) Consultant
4 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (4.23%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (4.23%) Applications Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Administrator
6 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.82%) Architect
6 2 (2.82%) Management Consultant
6 2 (2.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (2.82%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (2.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (2.82%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (2.82%) Hybris Developer
7 1 (1.41%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (54.93%) J2EE
2 22 (30.99%) HTML
3 19 (26.76%) CSS
4 14 (19.72%) Web Services
4 14 (19.72%) Spring
5 12 (16.90%) HTML5
6 11 (15.49%) Java EE
7 10 (14.08%) jQuery
7 10 (14.08%) CSS3
8 9 (12.68%) Ajax
8 9 (12.68%) Servlets
8 9 (12.68%) EJB
9 8 (11.27%) SOAP
9 8 (11.27%) JSP
9 8 (11.27%) XML
10 7 (9.86%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.45%) JMS
12 5 (7.04%) Struts
12 5 (7.04%) JSTL
13 4 (5.63%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.82%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Wiki
5 1 (1.41%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) UNIX
2 16 (22.54%) Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Windows
3 10 (14.08%) Solaris
4 6 (8.45%) AIX
5 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.82%) SUSE
7 2 (2.82%) Android
8 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) E-Commerce
3 15 (21.13%) OO
3 15 (21.13%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.72%) Release Management
5 12 (16.90%) Scrum
5 12 (16.90%) User Stories
6 11 (15.49%) Mobile Development
6 11 (15.49%) Test Scripting
6 11 (15.49%) Content Management
7 6 (8.45%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.04%) MVC
8 5 (7.04%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.63%) Project Management
9 4 (5.63%) Service Management
9 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Web Development
9 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.23%) SOA
10 3 (4.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 59 (83.10%) Java
2 38 (53.52%) JavaScript
3 24 (33.80%) SQL
4 15 (21.13%) Perl
5 14 (19.72%) PHP
5 14 (19.72%) Python
5 14 (19.72%) Lua
6 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
6 10 (14.08%) Ruby
7 7 (9.86%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.23%) C++
8 3 (4.23%) BeanShell
9 2 (2.82%) C
10 1 (1.41%) XPath
10 1 (1.41%) XQuery
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.35%) DV Cleared
3 13 (18.31%) OCPJP
4 12 (16.90%) Degree
5 8 (11.27%) SCSA
6 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (8.45%) CCNP
7 6 (8.45%) CCNA
8 4 (5.63%) OCMJD
9 2 (2.82%) CISSP
9 2 (2.82%) OCPJWCD
9 2 (2.82%) HND
10 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.41%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) WAI
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.82%) Veritas File System
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) KVM
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.41%) OpenView
2 1 (1.41%) Legato
Vendors
1 45 (63.38%) Sun
2 31 (43.66%) Oracle
3 12 (16.90%) HP
4 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.08%) Adobe
5 9 (12.68%) Veritas
6 7 (9.86%) IBM
7 6 (8.45%) Sybase
7 6 (8.45%) Huawei
8 4 (5.63%) hybris
8 4 (5.63%) Apple
9 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.23%) Dell
10 2 (2.82%) EMC
10 2 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (2.82%) SAP
10 2 (2.82%) Novell
10 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.82%) VMware
10 2 (2.82%) Endeca