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 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 611 599 587
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 13 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.046% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 21
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £383 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
10114 10410 10475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.42% 19.77% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6274 6344 5824
Median daily rate £410 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 351 486 437
Median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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
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 30 September 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
London +16 4 £500 +11.11% 3
South West +14 4 - - 1
West Midlands -27 3 - -
North West +11 1 £525 -
East of England +1 1 - -
Sun Certification
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Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 46 (95.83%) Java
2 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (50.00%) Oracle
4 20 (41.67%) J2EE
5 17 (35.42%) OO
6 16 (33.33%) UML
6 16 (33.33%) Spring
6 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 15 (31.25%) WebSphere
7 15 (31.25%) Web Services
8 14 (29.17%) C
8 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
9 13 (27.08%) Unix
9 13 (27.08%) JSP
9 13 (27.08%) Sun
9 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
10 12 (25.00%) SOA
10 12 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (25.00%) JIRA
10 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (22.92%) Apache CXF
11 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
11 11 (22.92%) OOP
12 10 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (20.83%) ETL

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 15 (31.25%) WebSphere
2 12 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (16.67%) JBoss
5 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
5 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
6 3 (6.25%) GlassFish
7 2 (4.17%) WildFly
8 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
1 2 (4.17%) LDAP
1 2 (4.17%) NAS
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) Oracle Database
2 10 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.00%) JIRA
3 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (20.83%) ClearQuest
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 9 (18.75%) PVCS
6 8 (16.67%) JUnit
7 7 (14.58%) Subversion
8 5 (10.42%) Ant
9 3 (6.25%) Checkstyle
9 3 (6.25%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (6.25%) Maven
9 3 (6.25%) QUnit
9 3 (6.25%) Selenium
10 2 (4.17%) SonarQube
11 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
11 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
11 1 (2.08%) Toad
11 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (85.42%) Developer
2 32 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) J2EE
2 16 (33.33%) Spring
3 15 (31.25%) Web Services
4 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
4 13 (27.08%) JSP
5 11 (22.92%) Apache CXF
6 10 (20.83%) HTML
6 10 (20.83%) XML
7 9 (18.75%) CSS
8 8 (16.67%) Struts
9 7 (14.58%) EJB
9 7 (14.58%) Swing
10 5 (10.42%) Servlets
11 4 (8.33%) AWT
11 4 (8.33%) Java EE
11 4 (8.33%) jQuery
11 4 (8.33%) XSLT
12 3 (6.25%) EJB 3.0
12 3 (6.25%) JBoss Seam
12 3 (6.25%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.17%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Unix
2 12 (25.00%) Windows
3 9 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Solaris
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) OO
3 16 (33.33%) UML
4 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.00%) SOA
5 11 (22.92%) OOP
6 10 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
6 10 (20.83%) ETL
6 10 (20.83%) Front End Development
6 10 (20.83%) Workflow
7 9 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.42%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (8.33%) Data Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (8.33%) OOD
9 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
10 3 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 46 (95.83%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) C
3 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.75%) SQL
5 8 (16.67%) R
6 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.33%) C++
8 3 (6.25%) Perl
9 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.08%) C#
10 1 (2.08%) Lua
10 1 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) CEH
5 3 (6.25%) OCMJD
6 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.08%) HND
7 1 (2.08%) OCPJP
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) KVM
1 2 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (27.08%) Sun
3 5 (10.42%) Sybase
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Dell
4 2 (4.17%) F5
4 2 (4.17%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) IBM
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.17%) Veritas
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) BEA
5 1 (2.08%) Endeca