The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.27% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£464 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £458 £270 £319
% change year-on-year
+69.62% -15.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.80 £34.20
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +4.67%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
222 125 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.03% 36.55% 57.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 56 115
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 18
Average hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.75 £29.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Sun
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Subversion
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) Apache Ivy
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) ClearCase
2 11 (91.67%) Maven
2 11 (91.67%) Lua
2 11 (91.67%) Release Management
2 11 (91.67%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) Ant
2 11 (91.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) Perl
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) J2EE
3 10 (83.33%) Ruby
3 10 (83.33%) OCPJP
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
3 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (66.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (8.33%) Windows NT

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Ant
1 11 (91.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 11 (91.67%) ClearCase
1 11 (91.67%) Subversion
1 11 (91.67%) Maven
1 11 (91.67%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) EJB
2 1 (8.33%) Swing
2 1 (8.33%) SWT
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Release Management
2 11 (91.67%) OO
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (83.33%) Scrum
4 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 8 (66.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) Perl
2 11 (91.67%) PHP
2 11 (91.67%) Python
2 11 (91.67%) Lua
3 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
3 10 (83.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase