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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 551 553 542
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 29 9 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.019% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.11% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £375 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £33.73 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 - £32.50
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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
10151 8312 9467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.52% 17.27% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5661 4738 4989
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 366 550
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -17.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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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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 +14 9 £450 - 2
East of England -17 9 £378 - 3
South West - 6 £450 - 2
South East - 4 £438 -
East Midlands - 1 £280 - 1
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 51 (89.47%) Java
2 35 (61.40%) UNIX
3 33 (57.89%) XML
4 32 (56.14%) Sun
5 30 (52.63%) Oracle
6 27 (47.37%) Spring
6 27 (47.37%) SQL
6 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
7 25 (43.86%) Maven
8 23 (40.35%) Linux
8 23 (40.35%) Hibernate
9 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (36.84%) Servlets
10 20 (35.09%) HTML
11 19 (33.33%) Ant
11 19 (33.33%) Web Services
11 19 (33.33%) Subversion
12 18 (31.58%) JUnit
12 18 (31.58%) Degree
13 17 (29.82%) J2EE
14 16 (28.07%) Struts
15 15 (26.32%) OO
15 15 (26.32%) Eclipse
15 15 (26.32%) JSON
16 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
16 14 (24.56%) XSLT
16 14 (24.56%) Shell Script
16 14 (24.56%) Finance
17 13 (22.81%) Firewall
17 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (17.54%) Tomcat
2 9 (15.79%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (14.04%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.51%) Jetty
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.51%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Documentum
5 1 (1.75%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (1.75%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) Liferay
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Drupal
5 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Force.com
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) Firewall
1 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.79%) SAN
3 8 (14.04%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (14.04%) VPN
3 8 (14.04%) HTTP
3 8 (14.04%) DNS
4 7 (12.28%) Internet
5 5 (8.77%) SSH
6 1 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) DB2
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (43.86%) Maven
2 19 (33.33%) Ant
2 19 (33.33%) Subversion
3 18 (31.58%) JUnit
4 15 (26.32%) Eclipse
5 8 (14.04%) ClearCase
6 7 (12.28%) Log4j
7 6 (10.53%) Apache Ivy
7 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
7 6 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (5.26%) Artifactory
8 3 (5.26%) Selenium
9 2 (3.51%) Hudson
10 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
10 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.75%) Toad
10 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.28%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 28 (49.12%) Java Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (8.77%) J2EE Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 4 (7.02%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Flex Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Flex Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
8 1 (1.75%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) UNIX Support
8 1 (1.75%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) XML
2 27 (47.37%) Spring
3 23 (40.35%) Hibernate
4 21 (36.84%) Servlets
5 20 (35.09%) HTML
6 19 (33.33%) Web Services
7 17 (29.82%) J2EE
8 16 (28.07%) Struts
9 15 (26.32%) JSON
10 14 (24.56%) XSLT
11 12 (21.05%) CSS
11 12 (21.05%) jQuery
12 10 (17.54%) REST
12 10 (17.54%) SOAP
13 9 (15.79%) JSP
14 8 (14.04%) Ajax
15 7 (12.28%) JMS
15 7 (12.28%) XMLBeans
16 3 (5.26%) EJB
17 2 (3.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Web 2.0
1 8 (14.04%) Replication
2 7 (12.28%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) UNIX
2 23 (40.35%) Linux
3 13 (22.81%) Solaris
4 8 (14.04%) Windows
5 7 (12.28%) HPUX
6 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) OO
3 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
4 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (15.79%) Content Management
6 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
7 7 (12.28%) UML
7 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.28%) Release Management
8 5 (8.77%) OOD
8 5 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.77%) Web Development
9 4 (7.02%) DevOps
10 3 (5.26%) TDD
10 3 (5.26%) Service Management
10 3 (5.26%) MVC
10 3 (5.26%) ITIL
10 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
11 2 (3.51%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (89.47%) Java
2 27 (47.37%) SQL
2 27 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 14 (24.56%) Shell Script
4 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
4 8 (14.04%) PL/SQL
5 7 (12.28%) Python
5 7 (12.28%) Perl
5 7 (12.28%) PHP
5 7 (12.28%) XPath
6 6 (10.53%) Lua
7 5 (8.77%) C++
8 2 (3.51%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.75%) C#
9 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) Degree
2 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.51%) OCPJP
5 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) RHEV
2 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.02%) KVM
2 4 (7.02%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Puppet
1 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) Sun
2 30 (52.63%) Oracle
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.28%) IBM
4 7 (12.28%) Interwoven
5 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.77%) AccuRev
6 3 (5.26%) Adobe
6 3 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (3.51%) ForgeRock
7 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.75%) Sybase
8 1 (1.75%) JBoss
8 1 (1.75%) Facebook
8 1 (1.75%) Twitter
8 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.75%) Google
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