The first table below looks at the demand for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Glasgow region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sun Certification
Rank 62 71 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.71% 0.66% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.76% 4.32% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate £319 £319 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £319 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.92% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £34.20 -
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 139 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.92% 15.22% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 88 47
Average daily rate £325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £374 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.86 £10.42 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.48% +9.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Sun Certification
Scotland

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sun Certification across the Glasgow region.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sun Certification across the Glasgow region.

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) JSP
1 13 (100.00%) Servlets
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) Sun
1 13 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 13 (100.00%) OCPJP
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
1 13 (100.00%) JSF
1 13 (100.00%) JSTL
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (92.31%) EJB
2 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 12 (92.31%) Struts
3 10 (76.92%) Finance
3 10 (76.92%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
4 4 (30.77%) Ant
4 4 (30.77%) Maven
4 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 4 (30.77%) Tapestry
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) JDeveloper
5 3 (23.08%) PVCS

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 13 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
1 4 (30.77%) Ant
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) JDeveloper
2 3 (23.08%) PVCS
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Java Developer
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Analyst Programmer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Programmer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (38.46%) Programmer
3 4 (30.77%) Developer Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) J2EE
1 13 (100.00%) JSP
1 13 (100.00%) Servlets
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 13 (100.00%) Spring
1 13 (100.00%) JSF
1 13 (100.00%) JSTL
2 12 (92.31%) EJB
2 12 (92.31%) Struts
3 4 (30.77%) Tapestry
4 3 (23.08%) JMS
5 1 (7.69%) WSDL
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) MVC
2 10 (76.92%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) Sun