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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 518 527 469
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -58
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 38 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.048% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.24% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 28
Average daily rate
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£458 £343 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -23.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £319 £319
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.63 £35.80 £34.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.68 £35.80 £31.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £35.80 £36.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £35.80 £34.20
% change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.67%
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
10585 9084 7614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.17% 19.65% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6226 4956 4098
Average daily rate £400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 433 458
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £41.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +20 21 £475 +17.28% 1
South West -9 6 £468 +19.23% 3
East of England +2 5 £295 +11.32% 1
South East -14 5 £475 +79.24% 2
East Midlands -5 1 £400 +50.94% 5
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Sun Certification
UK

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 71 (93.42%) Java
2 42 (55.26%) UNIX
3 41 (53.95%) J2EE
3 41 (53.95%) Oracle
3 41 (53.95%) Sun
4 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (46.05%) Maven
6 34 (44.74%) SQL
6 34 (44.74%) XML
7 33 (43.42%) JavaScript
7 33 (43.42%) Security Cleared
8 32 (42.11%) Subversion
9 27 (35.53%) Ant
10 26 (34.21%) Spring
11 25 (32.89%) Web Services
11 25 (32.89%) HTML
11 25 (32.89%) OO
12 24 (31.58%) ClearCase
12 24 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (28.95%) UML
13 22 (28.95%) Hibernate
14 21 (27.63%) PL/SQL
15 20 (26.32%) Jenkins
16 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
16 19 (25.00%) DV Cleared
16 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
17 18 (23.68%) Servlets
17 18 (23.68%) Eclipse
17 18 (23.68%) OCPJP
17 18 (23.68%) Relational Database

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (22.37%) WebLogic
2 13 (17.11%) JBoss
3 10 (13.16%) WebSphere
4 8 (10.53%) Apache
5 7 (9.21%) GlassFish
6 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
7 4 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.63%) CMS
9 1 (1.32%) IIS
9 1 (1.32%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.32%) Jetty
9 1 (1.32%) Liferay
9 1 (1.32%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (1.32%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) LDAP
1 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 4 (5.26%) DNS
1 4 (5.26%) Firewall
2 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 18 (23.68%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.84%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.58%) MySQL
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (46.05%) Maven
2 32 (42.11%) Subversion
3 27 (35.53%) Ant
4 24 (31.58%) ClearCase
5 20 (26.32%) Jenkins
6 18 (23.68%) Eclipse
7 17 (22.37%) JUnit
8 16 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 16 (21.05%) Apache Ivy
9 12 (15.79%) JIRA
10 10 (13.16%) AccuRev
11 9 (11.84%) Artifactory
11 9 (11.84%) ClearQuest
11 9 (11.84%) Toad
11 9 (11.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 6 (7.89%) Eclipse RCP
13 3 (3.95%) Git (software)
14 2 (2.63%) Xcode
14 2 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.53%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
3 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.32%) French Language
3 1 (1.32%) Automotive
3 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Developer
2 42 (55.26%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.89%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (5.26%) Architect
5 4 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) ScrumMaster
6 3 (3.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Java Programmer
7 2 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) J2EE
2 34 (44.74%) XML
3 26 (34.21%) Spring
4 25 (32.89%) Web Services
4 25 (32.89%) HTML
5 22 (28.95%) Hibernate
6 18 (23.68%) Servlets
7 13 (17.11%) JSP
7 13 (17.11%) XSLT
8 12 (15.79%) Struts
9 9 (11.84%) JAXB
9 9 (11.84%) Apache CXF
10 8 (10.53%) EJB
11 7 (9.21%) Swing
11 7 (9.21%) Ajax
11 7 (9.21%) Java EE
12 6 (7.89%) SWT
12 6 (7.89%) TopLink
12 6 (7.89%) Middleware
12 6 (7.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.58%) Smart Meter
3 4 (5.26%) Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) Wiki
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) Social Media
5 1 (1.32%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 42 (55.26%) UNIX
2 8 (10.53%) Windows
3 7 (9.21%) Linux
4 4 (5.26%) Windows NT
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.26%) Solaris
5 3 (3.95%) SUSE
5 3 (3.95%) AIX
6 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.63%) Android
6 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) OO
3 24 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (28.95%) UML
5 16 (21.05%) Web Development
6 14 (18.42%) Release Management
6 14 (18.42%) ITIL
7 13 (17.11%) Service Management
7 13 (17.11%) Scrum
8 12 (15.79%) OOD
9 11 (14.47%) ITSM
9 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
10 9 (11.84%) OOP
11 7 (9.21%) Test Scripting
11 7 (9.21%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.21%) User Stories
12 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.26%) SOA
14 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
14 3 (3.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (93.42%) Java
2 34 (44.74%) SQL
3 33 (43.42%) JavaScript
4 21 (27.63%) PL/SQL
5 14 (18.42%) Lua
5 14 (18.42%) Perl
5 14 (18.42%) PHP
5 14 (18.42%) Python
6 9 (11.84%) C++
6 9 (11.84%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.84%) Ruby
7 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) XPath
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 33 (43.42%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 18 (23.68%) OCPJP
4 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
5 10 (13.16%) Degree
5 10 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (11.84%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (5.26%) SCSA
8 2 (2.63%) VCP4
9 1 (1.32%) HND
9 1 (1.32%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) Veritas File System
1 4 (5.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 41 (53.95%) Oracle
1 41 (53.95%) Sun
2 6 (7.89%) Sybase
3 5 (6.58%) HP
4 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 4 (5.26%) Veritas
4 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.95%) hybris
5 3 (3.95%) Adobe
6 1 (1.32%) BEA
6 1 (1.32%) BMC
6 1 (1.32%) Facebook
6 1 (1.32%) Twitter
6 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.32%) Remedy
6 1 (1.32%) Endeca
6 1 (1.32%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) Pega
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