The table below looks at the statistics for Sun Certification in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sun Certification over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 376 378 344
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -34
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 22 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.070% 0.098%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.42% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 18
Average daily rate
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£470 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £319 £328
% change year-on-year
+30.09% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.71 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+2.03% +12.90%
Sun Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3599 3592 3009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.04% 16.67% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2438 2270 1858
Average daily rate £425 £415 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 74 122
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.44 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £41.05 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

Sun Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Sun Certification Jobs Demand Trend in London

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Sun Certification Daily Rate Trend in London

Sun Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sun Certification across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Sun Certification Daily Rate Histogram in London

Sun Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Sun Certification Hourly Rate Trend in London

Sun Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
City of London +8 1 £490 +30.66%
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (65.63%) Oracle
3 19 (59.38%) J2EE
4 18 (56.25%) UNIX
4 18 (56.25%) Spring
5 17 (53.13%) XML
5 17 (53.13%) SQL
6 16 (50.00%) HTML
6 16 (50.00%) Eclipse
6 16 (50.00%) Relational Database
7 15 (46.88%) WebLogic
8 13 (40.63%) JSP
8 13 (40.63%) Servlets
8 13 (40.63%) Maven
8 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
8 13 (40.63%) Subversion
8 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
9 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
9 12 (37.50%) Service Management
9 12 (37.50%) Web Services
9 12 (37.50%) ITIL
10 11 (34.38%) Struts
10 11 (34.38%) Ant
10 11 (34.38%) JUnit
10 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
11 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
11 10 (31.25%) UML
11 10 (31.25%) ClearCase
11 10 (31.25%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (31.25%) ITSM

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 15 (46.88%) WebLogic
2 9 (28.13%) JBoss
3 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 5 (15.63%) GlassFish
4 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
5 3 (9.38%) Apache
6 2 (6.25%) CMS
7 1 (3.13%) IIS
7 1 (3.13%) Documentum
7 1 (3.13%) Jetty
7 1 (3.13%) Drupal
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
3 9 (28.13%) RDBMS
4 5 (15.63%) MySQL
5 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 13 (40.63%) Maven
2 13 (40.63%) Subversion
3 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 11 (34.38%) Ant
4 11 (34.38%) JUnit
5 10 (31.25%) ClearCase
5 10 (31.25%) JIRA
6 9 (28.13%) ClearQuest
6 9 (28.13%) Toad
7 8 (25.00%) Artifactory
8 5 (15.63%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
10 2 (6.25%) Gradle
10 2 (6.25%) Apache Ivy
10 2 (6.25%) Xcode
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Lead Developer
3 3 (9.38%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Flex Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Flex Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Programmer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Programmer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) J2EE
2 18 (56.25%) Spring
3 17 (53.13%) XML
4 16 (50.00%) HTML
5 13 (40.63%) JSP
5 13 (40.63%) Servlets
5 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
6 12 (37.50%) Web Services
7 11 (34.38%) Struts
8 9 (28.13%) Apache CXF
9 7 (21.88%) CSS
10 5 (15.63%) Swing
10 5 (15.63%) EJB
10 5 (15.63%) SOAP
10 5 (15.63%) SWT
10 5 (15.63%) Ajax
11 4 (12.50%) REST
11 4 (12.50%) Java EE
12 3 (9.38%) XML Schema
12 3 (9.38%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Wiki
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Equities
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows NT
4 2 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Service Management
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) UML
2 10 (31.25%) ITSM
3 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (28.13%) OOP
3 9 (28.13%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Change Management
7 2 (6.25%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) CRM
8 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.13%) TDD
8 1 (3.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) XQuery
6 1 (3.13%) XPath
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle Certification
2 10 (31.25%) Degree
3 9 (28.13%) OCPJP
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Sun
3 5 (15.63%) Sybase
4 3 (9.38%) Adobe
5 2 (6.25%) hybris
5 2 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Pega
6 1 (3.13%) Sitecore