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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 562 545 534
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 33 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.051% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 1
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£424 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+40.89% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.73 -
UK excluding London average 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
9843 9224 8269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.10% 18.69% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5948 5255 4491
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 402 454
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +1 10 £450 +18.42% 4
South East -9 8 £350 +25.00% 2
South West -2 7 £444 +4.41% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £475 - 2
East of England -11 3 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
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Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (85.51%) Java
2 38 (55.07%) Sun
3 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 36 (52.17%) J2EE
4 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (39.13%) Oracle
6 25 (36.23%) UNIX
7 24 (34.78%) SQL
8 19 (27.54%) HTML
8 19 (27.54%) Ant
8 19 (27.54%) Maven
9 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
11 16 (23.19%) CSS
11 16 (23.19%) DV Cleared
11 16 (23.19%) Spring
12 15 (21.74%) Subversion
12 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (21.74%) Perl
12 15 (21.74%) OO
13 14 (20.29%) Python
13 14 (20.29%) ClearCase
13 14 (20.29%) PHP
13 14 (20.29%) Web Services
13 14 (20.29%) Scrum
13 14 (20.29%) Lua
13 14 (20.29%) Release Management
13 14 (20.29%) Apache Ivy
14 13 (18.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (17.39%) Linux

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (14.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.80%) JBoss
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) Firewall
2 6 (8.70%) xDSL
2 6 (8.70%) DSLAM
2 6 (8.70%) ATM
2 6 (8.70%) Broadband
2 6 (8.70%) VoIP
2 6 (8.70%) Ethernet
2 6 (8.70%) PPP
2 6 (8.70%) VPN
3 5 (7.25%) DNS
3 5 (7.25%) SAN
4 4 (5.80%) LDAP
5 3 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (1.45%) NAS
6 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) Ant
1 19 (27.54%) Maven
2 15 (21.74%) Subversion
3 14 (20.29%) Apache Ivy
3 14 (20.29%) ClearCase
4 13 (18.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (10.14%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (8.70%) Eclipse
7 4 (5.80%) JUnit
8 3 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.90%) QUnit
9 2 (2.90%) Checkstyle
9 2 (2.90%) Selenium
10 1 (1.45%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (14.49%) Publishing
2 8 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.25%) Finance
4 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Developer
2 30 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Hybris Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 2 (2.90%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Management Consultant
8 1 (1.45%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.45%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (1.45%) Programmer
8 1 (1.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.17%) J2EE
2 19 (27.54%) HTML
3 16 (23.19%) CSS
3 16 (23.19%) Spring
4 14 (20.29%) Web Services
5 11 (15.94%) jQuery
6 10 (14.49%) HTML5
6 10 (14.49%) CSS3
7 9 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 9 (13.04%) Java EE
7 9 (13.04%) Servlets
8 8 (11.59%) SOAP
9 7 (10.14%) JSP
9 7 (10.14%) EJB
10 6 (8.70%) XML
10 6 (8.70%) JMS
10 6 (8.70%) Ajax
11 5 (7.25%) JSTL
11 5 (7.25%) Struts
12 4 (5.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.35%) EqualLogic
2 3 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.90%) GIS
3 2 (2.90%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) Ergonomics
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) UNIX
2 12 (17.39%) Linux
3 8 (11.59%) Windows
3 8 (11.59%) Solaris
4 4 (5.80%) AIX
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
3 15 (21.74%) OO
3 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (20.29%) Scrum
4 14 (20.29%) Release Management
5 11 (15.94%) User Stories
6 10 (14.49%) Mobile Development
6 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
6 10 (14.49%) Content Management
7 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 6 (8.70%) MVC
8 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.25%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.80%) Project Management
9 4 (5.80%) Service Management
9 4 (5.80%) Open Source
9 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 59 (85.51%) Java
2 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 24 (34.78%) SQL
4 15 (21.74%) Perl
5 14 (20.29%) PHP
5 14 (20.29%) Python
5 14 (20.29%) Lua
6 9 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
7 8 (11.59%) Ruby
8 3 (4.35%) BeanShell
9 2 (2.90%) C
10 1 (1.45%) C++
10 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.19%) DV Cleared
3 12 (17.39%) Degree
4 11 (15.94%) OCPJP
5 7 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.70%) CCNP
6 6 (8.70%) CCNA
6 6 (8.70%) SCSA
7 4 (5.80%) OCMJD
8 2 (2.90%) CISSP
8 2 (2.90%) OCPJWCD
8 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) HND
9 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) WAI
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.45%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (1.45%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) OpenView
2 1 (1.45%) Legato
Vendors
1 38 (55.07%) Sun
2 27 (39.13%) Oracle
3 12 (17.39%) HP
4 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.49%) Adobe
5 7 (10.14%) Veritas
6 6 (8.70%) Huawei
6 6 (8.70%) hybris
7 5 (7.25%) IBM
8 4 (5.80%) Apple
8 4 (5.80%) Sybase
9 3 (4.35%) Dell
10 2 (2.90%) EMC
10 2 (2.90%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (2.90%) SAP
10 2 (2.90%) Novell
10 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.90%) VMware
10 2 (2.90%) Endeca
11 1 (1.45%) Remedy
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