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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sun Certification
Rank 388 394 358
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -36
Contract jobs citing Sun Certification 9 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.027% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.16% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 13
Average daily rate
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£431 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.83% -24.44%
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%
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
3552 3775 3188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.54% 16.69% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2320 2442 1959
Average daily rate £413 £420 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 106 102
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.00 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.68% -12.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -28.00%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +7 1 £463 +36.02% 1
Sun Certification
England

Sun Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 29 (93.55%) Java
2 21 (67.74%) Oracle
3 20 (64.52%) J2EE
4 18 (58.06%) UNIX
5 17 (54.84%) Eclipse
5 17 (54.84%) Relational Database
6 16 (51.61%) XML
6 16 (51.61%) WebLogic
6 16 (51.61%) SQL
7 15 (48.39%) Spring
7 15 (48.39%) HTML
8 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
9 13 (41.94%) Subversion
9 13 (41.94%) ITIL
9 13 (41.94%) JSP
9 13 (41.94%) Servlets
10 12 (38.71%) Web Services
10 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
10 12 (38.71%) Ant
10 12 (38.71%) Service Management
10 12 (38.71%) Maven
10 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
11 11 (35.48%) ITSM
11 11 (35.48%) Hibernate
11 11 (35.48%) Struts
12 10 (32.26%) JUnit
12 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
12 10 (32.26%) ClearCase
12 10 (32.26%) UML
12 10 (32.26%) JBoss

Sun Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (51.61%) WebLogic
2 10 (32.26%) JBoss
3 6 (19.35%) GlassFish
3 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (9.68%) Apache
6 1 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (3.23%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) Relational Database
2 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
3 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
4 4 (12.90%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Eclipse
2 13 (41.94%) Subversion
3 12 (38.71%) Ant
3 12 (38.71%) Maven
3 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
4 10 (32.26%) JUnit
4 10 (32.26%) ClearCase
4 10 (32.26%) JIRA
5 9 (29.03%) ClearQuest
5 9 (29.03%) Toad
6 8 (25.81%) Artifactory
7 6 (19.35%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
9 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (6.45%) Xcode
9 2 (6.45%) Gradle
9 2 (6.45%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
3 3 (9.68%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Java Programmer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Programmer
4 2 (6.45%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) J2EE
2 16 (51.61%) XML
3 15 (48.39%) Spring
3 15 (48.39%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) JSP
4 13 (41.94%) Servlets
5 12 (38.71%) Web Services
6 11 (35.48%) Hibernate
6 11 (35.48%) Struts
7 9 (29.03%) Apache CXF
8 7 (22.58%) EJB
9 6 (19.35%) CSS
9 6 (19.35%) Swing
9 6 (19.35%) SWT
9 6 (19.35%) Ajax
10 4 (12.90%) XML Schema
11 3 (9.68%) Java EE
11 3 (9.68%) SOAP
12 2 (6.45%) JMS
12 2 (6.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Wiki
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) UNIX
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
4 2 (6.45%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Service Management
3 11 (35.48%) ITSM
4 10 (32.26%) UML
5 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (29.03%) OOP
5 9 (29.03%) OO
6 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.23%) Migration
9 1 (3.23%) Content Management
9 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
9 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) Java
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) PL/SQL
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) C++
6 2 (6.45%) C
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
7 1 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 9 (29.03%) OCPJP
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle Certification
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Legato
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) Sun
3 6 (19.35%) Sybase
4 4 (12.90%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) hybris
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Pega
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) BMC