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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sun Certification
Rank 49 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.64% 1.05% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 2.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £500 £458 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £458 £265
% change year-on-year
-20.03% +72.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.80
Sun Certification
South West

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
284 234 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.43% 49.06% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 123 69
Average daily rate £405 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 16
Average hourly rate £44.00 £43.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £30.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 5 (100.00%) Sun
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Lua
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Content Management
5 1 (20.00%) CMS

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Lua
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sun