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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 565 540 547
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 26 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.090% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.45% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 6
Average daily rate £338 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £530 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £415 £319
% change year-on-year
-21.68% +30.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £35.71 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.71 -
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
9995 9420 8751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.14% 20.23% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6245 5517 4799
Average daily rate £405 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 441 399
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sun Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East +19 12 £433 -8.94%
West Midlands - 6 £313 - 1
London -13 5 £488 +2.63% 2
East Midlands - 5 £300 - 3
North West - 4 £391 - 1
South West -1 3 £456 -4.55%
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Sun Certification
UK

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 52 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (53.85%) Maven
3 28 (53.85%) Sun
4 24 (46.15%) Oracle
4 24 (46.15%) Unit Testing
5 23 (44.23%) Hibernate
6 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
6 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
7 21 (40.38%) SQL
8 20 (38.46%) Spring
9 18 (34.62%) J2EE
10 17 (32.69%) JUnit
11 16 (30.77%) PL/SQL
11 16 (30.77%) Unix
12 15 (28.85%) Subversion
13 14 (26.92%) JBoss
13 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
14 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
14 13 (25.00%) XML
15 11 (21.15%) EJB
15 11 (21.15%) WebLogic
15 11 (21.15%) ClearCase
16 10 (19.23%) Servlets
16 10 (19.23%) OO
16 10 (19.23%) Degree
17 9 (17.31%) Struts
17 9 (17.31%) JSP
17 9 (17.31%) PHP

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 14 (26.92%) JBoss
2 11 (21.15%) WebLogic
3 7 (13.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.69%) CICS
4 4 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (5.77%) GlassFish
6 2 (3.85%) Node.js
7 1 (1.92%) CMS
7 1 (1.92%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) DB2
2 4 (7.69%) Mnesia
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (53.85%) Maven
2 17 (32.69%) JUnit
3 15 (28.85%) Subversion
4 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (21.15%) ClearCase
6 9 (17.31%) Eclipse
7 6 (11.54%) Ant
7 6 (11.54%) Apache Ivy
8 5 (9.62%) AccuRev
8 5 (9.62%) Selenium
8 5 (9.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (7.69%) JIRA
10 2 (3.85%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 36 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.46%) J2EE Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C++ Applications Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Unix Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) Hibernate
2 20 (38.46%) Spring
3 18 (34.62%) J2EE
4 13 (25.00%) XML
5 11 (21.15%) EJB
6 10 (19.23%) Servlets
7 9 (17.31%) jQuery
7 9 (17.31%) JSP
7 9 (17.31%) Struts
8 8 (15.38%) Web Services
9 5 (9.62%) Ajax
10 4 (7.69%) JMS
10 4 (7.69%) JSF
10 4 (7.69%) WSDL
10 4 (7.69%) XSD
11 3 (5.77%) JAX-RS
12 2 (3.85%) HTML5
12 2 (3.85%) REST
12 2 (3.85%) Swing
12 2 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.69%) PMI
4 3 (5.77%) PKI
4 3 (5.77%) Replication
5 2 (3.85%) Life Science
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) Unit Testing
3 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
4 10 (19.23%) OO
5 9 (17.31%) SDLC
6 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Release Management
8 5 (9.62%) Validation
8 5 (9.62%) Web Development
9 4 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.69%) CMMI
9 4 (7.69%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.69%) Project Management
9 4 (7.69%) RUP
9 4 (7.69%) Service Management
9 4 (7.69%) UML
10 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 21 (40.38%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) PL/SQL
5 9 (17.31%) PHP
6 7 (13.46%) Lua
6 7 (13.46%) Perl
7 6 (11.54%) C++
7 6 (11.54%) Python
8 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
9 4 (7.69%) Assembly Language
9 4 (7.69%) COBOL
9 4 (7.69%) Erlang
9 4 (7.69%) SystemTap
10 3 (5.77%) C
10 3 (5.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) Degree
4 9 (17.31%) DV Cleared
5 4 (7.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.92%) OCMJD
6 1 (1.92%) OCPJP
6 1 (1.92%) OCPJWCD
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Sun
2 24 (46.15%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) BEA
3 4 (7.69%) Chordiant
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
3 4 (7.69%) Intel
4 3 (5.77%) hybris
4 3 (5.77%) Sybase
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) ATG
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £325 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 10 days ago